Islip, New York: Author Copyright, 1953. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Item #027566
151 pages + (4) page useful index at back. Map endpapers with Westhampton Beach & part of Westhampton. Several black and white illustrated sections, with imagery of significance to the village's development and history. The author's foreword notes that this is the "...first attempt to compile a history...with a full sense of its limitations...much of the material assembled has been gleaned by questioning local residents who remember people and events of bygone years..." B.G. Rogers was the first village historian. "An Appreciation" is at front by resident Judge Harold R. Medina. Previous owner name on front endpaper edge in pencil. Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 3/4" size; bound in dark blue-black textured cloth covered boards, gilt cover & spine titles. A little edge, tips wear, to the binding; in very good condition.