Ship Ashore! A Record of Maritime Disasters Off Montauk And Eastern Long Island, 1640-1955 With Bookseller Ephemera
Rattray, Jeannette Edwards

New York - London: Coward McCann, 1955. F 256 pages; map endpapers; signed in full on the endpaper by author Jeannette Edwards Rattray. Black and white illustrated, information regarding colonial times, lighthouses and lighthouse keepers, wreck masters, life-saving, index of wrecks, index of people and places; bibliography and sources of reference. Laid-in is a folding illustrated announcement of the book with order form, from The Robert Keene Bookshop and Gallery Southampton, N.Y. The flyer has a short description of the book as well as an author biography. Illustrated dustjacket over gray-green cloth binding; some edge, tips, spine ends wear to the dustjacket, couple of short closed tears & price clipped. The volume in very good condition and is an interesting Long Island maritime disaster information resource by this noted local historian. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24700)


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