Symon Schermerhoorn's Ride


This is number 131 of a limited edition of 225. Three-quarter leather binding in red with marbled boards. Five raised bands, gilt lettering on spine. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated with woodcuts, reproductions of the original handwritten papers. This printing honors the infamous story of the ride of Symon Jacobse Schermerhoorn and the destruction of Schenectady, New York in 1690. Edgewear, some light foxing, overall pages are bright and clean. Wear and scuffing to spine leather, but gilt is bright. 



  • Symon Schermerhoorn's Ride: February 8/9, 1690 Writ From Facts And Traditions As Set Down In Ye Old Records Of Ye Massacre Of Skinnechtady, And In Commemoration Of Symon Schermerhoorn's Ride To Save Ye Inhabitants Of Albany From Ye French And Indians
  • Henry Roy Sweny
  • J.B. Lyon, 1910