Journeys on Old Long Island Travelers' Accounts, Contemporary Descriptions, and Residents' Reminiscences 1744 - 1893
Naylor, Natalie A. (editor)

New York, N.Y.: Long Island Studies Institute Publication Hofstra University, 2002. F viii + 344 pages; useful index & notes; illustrated with black and white maps & historical imagery. "...travelers and others describe geography and topography, the soil and agriculture, communities and people, manners and customs, religious practices and modes of travel, and landscape and the built environment....The British occupation during the Revolutionary War and its effect on individuals, particularly women, on the homefront...enhanced by period maps, early photographs, and nineteenth-century engravings depicting villages, large seaside hotels, and landscapes..." (from the cover information); George Washington, Francisco de Miranda, Dr. Alexander Hamilton, Timothy Dwight, Walt Whitman, Elizabeth Howell Blanchard are among those quoted. Bound in pictorial stiff paper wraps; slight wear; in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 24528)

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