Bridgehampton New York: The Hampton Press, 1956. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Item #26677
xiv + 169 + (11) pages of index, with list of names and sponsors at back; black and white illustrations of architecture, views, old town worthies. Including three fold-out maps at back, all 9" x 11" overall size; in black and white: (1) Bridge Hampton about 1750 as compiled by William Donaldson Halsey; (2) Bridge Hampton Center as Harry Sayre Remembers It to have been when he was 10 (in) 1875; (3) Bridgehampton Long Island 1956; all drawn by Paul H. Curts, and noting the homeowners names, locations of properties & businesses. Book edited by Paul H. Curts; introduction by historian Ernest S. Clowes. Chapter information concerning Sagg, old houses in Mecox, Hay Ground, Bridgehampton Center, the various churches and their history, schools, Bull's Head Tavern, Hampton House, Atlantic House, Atlantic Hall, Marconi Station, the occupations & industries of the populace, the wreck of the ship Circassian, distinguished citizens, hurricanes & blizzards, community organizations, contemporary institutions and more. Approx. 6" x 9 ¼" size; bound in the original blue polished buckram cloth; spine cloth faded & boards with a little wear and spotting. In very good condition and good history and genealogical information for this east end Long island town.