An Island's People "One Foot in the Sea, One on Shore"
Valentine, Harriet G. And Andrus T. Valentine

Huntington, Long Island, NY: Author Published, 1976. F 156 pages; useful index; small folding map of Long Island at back & black and white illustrated throughout. Contents including information taken by the authors from the "...marvelously revealing Wood papers..." which they compiled in a series of periodical articles leading to this book. "...Tracing the social and economic evolution of a community (Huntington), As compiled and presented by these authors, is a delight...." (from the foreword by Carl A. Starace) General store owners, tide mill operators, farming, wharfage are all occupations and businesses traced by these records. Approx. 6" x 9 1/4" size; original illustrated paper wrap covers; some darkening, tips wear; in very good condition. Interesting local history information for Huntington harbor & town area in western Suffolk Co., Long Island. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 24779)


Topic Notification

Site by Bibliopolis