Historical Long Island Paintings and Sketches
Lewis, Cyril A.

Westhampton Beach Long Island : The Long Island Forum, 1964. F 109 pages; index; signed by the illustrator, Cyril A. Lewis and the author of the text, Charles J. McDermott, on the half-title page; with black and white illustrations; assisted by Jayne Coles; (from the Preface): "...has sketched and painted some four hundred Long Island scenes, one hundred and eighty six of which have been chosen for this book..."; with short descriptive pieces on the towns and villages, historic figures that are depicted; Cyril Arthur Lewis (b. 1903) painter, designer, lecturer, lived in East Williston, L.I., member of Audubon Artists, AWS, medalist for the All. Artists Am. 1943, (WWW in American Art 1999); beige cloth binding, gilt cover & spine titles; some light edge, tips wear to cloth, spotty; good condition, as is the dustjacket, with some wear and rubbing, spine paper sunned; a very good Long Island pictorial artistic history & reference. Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24459)


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