Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Suffolk County, and Its Towns, Villages, Hamlets, Scenery, Institutions and Important Enterprises; with a Historical Outline of Long Island, from Its First Settlement By Europeans
Bayles, Richard M.

Port Jefferson, L.I. Times Ste: Author Published, 1874. F 424 pages + ix page "Letter form Dr. Edgar F. Peck of Brooklyn (Concerning Lakeland) + 28 pages of publishers' and other advertisements at back, mostly for Long Island companies. The author sought to update the work of Thompson and Prime, who had both written earlier histories of the Island; with material on the history, climate, geography, social and political background of Suffolk County, and descriptions of each town. With pages of advertisements for Long Island businesses, printers, newspapers on back pages. Previous owner pencil name of Mrs. H. R. Tuthill Cutchogue Long Island New York on front endpaper (faint). Approx.5" x 7 1/4" size; original decoratively blindstamped brown cloth covered boards; gilt spine titles & gilt cover decorative design & title, gilt back cover advertisement. Light edge, tips wear to binding, a little fade to spine cloth, a few spots to covers; old closed edge-tear to back leaves, no loss; clean and in very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24701)


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