A History of the City of Brooklyn and Kings County
Place Published: Brooklyn
Date Published: 1894
Description: Edited with Introduction and Notes, by Alexander Black. Plates, 3 maps. 2 Vols. 8vo, original two-toned cloth and morocco labels, spines darkened, labels chipped, spines expertly recased with most of original backstrips retained, corners lightly bumped on both volumes. Brooklyn: Published by Subscription, 1894. First Edition.
Comments: One of 500 numbered copies. Author was a prominent Brooklyn lawyer and local historian. This work was published after he passed away in 1885. One of the maps depicts the streets of the Village of Brooklyn in 1816, in the area of present day Brooklyn Heights. Another map is of the area of Brooklyn, near lower Manhattan, during the Revolutionary War. Internally a bright, tight set.Edition: First
Condition: very good(-)
Book ID: 249640