History of Suffolk County, New York, with Illustrations, Portraits, & Sketches of Prominent Families and Individuals
by Pelletreau, William; and others
New York: W. W. Munsell & Co, 1882. Hardcover. Good -. William S. Pelletreau (1840-1918) was a distinguished scholar of Long Island history and an expert on Southampton, where he was born, transcribing the town's municipal records which included documents dating from 1639. Pelletreau also wrote works on numerous New York counties, Abstracts of Wills which are part of the Collection of the New York Historical Society, and other works with historical and genealogical content.Many lithograph portraits and plates of private residences. Contents include: Outline history of the state of New York; General history of Long island; History of Suffolk county by James B. Cooper; Brookhaven, by R.M. Bayles; East Hampton, by William S. Pelletreau; Huntington, by Charles R. Street; Islip ; Riverhead by R.M. Bayles; Shelter Island, by William S. Pelletreau; Smithtown, by J. Lawrence Smith; Southampton, by William S. Pelletreau; and Southold by William S. Pelletreau.Thick 4to, multiple paginations, steel engraved and woodcut portraits, folding map. All edges gilt. Tan gilt cloth, cloth spine missing, needs re-stitching and re-backing; damp issues early pages, some corners early pages chipped. As is. OCLC: 438802383 records one copy. (Inventory #: 22191)
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