St. James, Long Island, NY: 1884. Prospectus. Very Good. Item #028666
(3) printed sides, a prospectus for a genealogical work on the Smith and allied families of Smithtown, LI, NY. The prospectus gives a list of the proposed contents and with a few manuscript marginal notes added, as to a location on the listed facts, the length of the book (410 pages) and noting 'strictly for subscribers only.' Also, the blank last page with a presentation signed by the author, Samuel A. Smith, made to Caleb Smith and with a sidebar, '...it is going through now whether subscribers sign or not but no more books will be made." Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" size; old fold lines; in very good condition.