Brooklyn, N.Y. F.G. Fish, 1845. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Item #27178
220 pages; with a lithographic frontispiece of St. Ann's Church in Brooklyn. Contents with historical information on early pastors, the establishment of the church, the Sunday School, extracts from the records, officers of the first school; the teachers of the first and second schools; genealogical details regarding baptisms, marriages, burials, confirmations; communicants of the church; list of the vestry of the church and short biographical notices of the other Episcopal churches in New York.Title page with the previous owner name-stamp of collector George R. Brush; M.D. in the U.S. Navy; a surgeon & medical inspector, from 1861-1894. The front endpaper with a news clipping glued-in regarding the oldest Episcopal church in the U.S.; and another clipping from a bookseller catalog regarding the listing for this book, numbered and priced. Volume approx. 4 3/4" x 7 1/2" size; bound in the original decoratively blind-stamped plum cloth, gilt spine titles. Some edge, tips wear to the covers, spine coloring & titles dulled and top edge of spine frayed some; some darkening to endpapers and occasoinaly spotting & darkening in text; in very good condition.