York County author’s photo/legacy books rolling off the press
Scott Butcher’s “Gettysburg Perspectives” is a 100-page paperback book with more than 100 photos. So it’s packed with images. This is the York author’s latest in a series of such books on Central Pennsylvania. Background posts: York-area picture book not your typical coffee table publication and Author: ‘York’s streetscape features almost every style and era of American architecture’ and The Four YorkBloggers write.
Fellow blogger Scott Butcher has two new books out and more coming.
His books are photo-intensive, which in itself makes a valuable contribution. The photos provide wonderful visual information. But the writer and architectural historian in Butcher means that his captions are packed with reliable information.
Without further delay, here is info on Butcher’s latest work:
Scott Butcher’s “Delaware Reflections’ is a hard-cover coffee table book.
1. “Gettysburg Perspectives”
Butcher’s comment: “The book is first and foremost a keepsake photo book, but also has a lot of history (would you expect anything else?). However, there are literally hundreds of Gettysburg books on the market – so how can one be different? Well, this book is about all of Gettysburg – not just a three-day battle. You’ll find photos of Lincoln Square, Gettysburg College, Lutheran Seminary at Gettysburg, prominent locations throughout town, and yes, the Gettysburg Battlefield.”
Cannonball blogger Scott Mingus’ comment:”The author of several interesting books, his latest effort is perhaps my favorite. Gettysburg Perspectives is one of the best, if not the best, photographic anthologies of Gettysburg.” Click here for Mingus’ Cannonball review of the book.
The book is available for $9.99 at www.schifferbooks and www.amazon.com.
2. “Delaware Reflections”
Butcher’s comment: Like “York: America’s Historic Crossroads,” “Delaware Reflections” is a hard-cover coffee table book. It includes 144 pages and over 240 photos of the places along the Delaware coast that we all know and love from vacations past: Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Cape Henlopen, Delaware Seashore State Park, and more. Retail: $29.99. Available at www.schifferbooks.com and www.amazon.com.
3. “Tombstone Perspectives”
Butcher’s comment: “… (A)s someone once put it, I must have taken a wrong-turn on a back country road in York County, and ended up in the rough-and-tumble Old West town of Tombstone, AZ. “Tombstone Perspectives” is basically finished, and will be out next year. Researching the Wild West, Wyatt Earp & Doc Holliday, and the O.K. Corral was something totally new and different for me. “Lancaster Perspectives” is due later this year, and “Tucson Perspectives” (yes, Arizona!) is due next year.