Montauk Almanac Volumes I - VIII, extending 1977 - Circa 1992
1977·Montauk, Long Island New York
by (Americana - 20th Century - New York - Long Island - Montauk)
Montauk, Long Island New York: Holden's Publications, 1977. Eight consecutive issues of this Montauk, Long Island NY fishing guide and general information book; extending from 1977 to circa 1992, not precisely an 'annual'; offering fishing guides and general information about Montauk and the lighthouse and including much about Montauk social events, history, cultural and business activities and more; illustrated throughout in black and white; with maps of the area, illustrations of types of fish to be caught, with their characteristics, bait used, size, other details; articles regarding Carl Fisher, the Air Force Base, clubs, churches, social groups in Montauk, fishing tournaments & winners; horse shows; NY Ocean Science Laboratory; efforts to save the lighthouse; charter boats & resorts guide; services, real estate, tide tables, Native American archeology and history at Montauk; the historical society; Montauk Downs State Park; shopping, Second House Museum; recipes, poetry by residents; Mary Fallon story; Finney Farm; George Watson, promoter; Dick White, the Mayor of Montauk; prohibition era rum running; Frank (Shank) Dickinson; Vinnie Grimes; John L. Behan; Dr. Mapula; the Rough Riders; Long Island Walking Dunes; Montauk Harbor Association, more; every issue with dozens of advertisements for local businesses, many of which are illustrated; printed on quality paper; issues average 96 pages each; approx. 8 1/2" x 11" size; color photograph illustrated covers, with several by local photographer Walter Krajicek; some light wear and rubbing to the covers; in very good condition overall and a good cultural, social and business reference to the East End community of Montauk in the latter part of the 20th century.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
(Inventory #: 23999)
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