New York, NY: Coward McCann, 1955. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #26588
256 pages; map endpapers; signed in full in ink on the half-title page by the author, Jeannette Edwards Rattray. Black and white illustrated, information regarding colonial times, lighthouses and lighthouse keepers, wreck masters, life-saving, index of wrecks, index of people and places; with useful bibliography and sources of reference. Previous owner name of Jo Ann Talbott of Peconic, NY on front endpaper as well as her small owner stamp on the title page at top edge. Approx. 6" x 8 1/2" size; illustrated dustjacket over gray-green cloth binding. Dustjacket price-clipped; some edge, tips, spine ends wear to the dustjacket, top and bottom of dj spine paper chipped. The volume in very good condition and an interesting Long Island maritime disaster information resource, by this noted East Hampton LI historian and author.