Long Island Gazetteer a Guide to Current and Historical Place Names
Proehl, Karl H. & Shupe, Barbara A.

New York: LDA Publishers, 1984. F xxxiii + 373 pages, extensive bibliography; presented and signed by both authors in the year of publication on the front endpaper; list of U.S. Geographical Survey 7.5' topographic quadrangle maps of Long Island at back; maps include: Original Town Boundaries on Western Long Island, ca. 1660, Portion of Riverhead Quadrangle, 15', 1903, Index map to 7.5', Political map of Long Island Counties and Towns, 1982, Location Map; book organized alphabetically, with topics/names from Abets Creek to Zeeks Pond, (from Guide To Use): "...Cross references are provided from historical names to names in current use, and from alternate names and variant spellings...type of feature or place, administrative location, relative location, geographic location, source, historical, quadrangle map, references..."; of great geographic and genealogical interest; blue cloth binding, silver gilt cover and spine titles; light wear, spine cloth mottled a little, little bow to boards; very good condition; a very good Long Island genealogy and history reference, especially interesting as a signed presentation copy. Very Good H (Item ID: 14956)


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