New York: W. M. Munsell, 1884. First. hardcover. and the City of Brooklyn, N.Y. from 1683 to 1884. Many engraved portraits with tissue guards, many text Illus. 2 Vols. 2040pp. Very thick 4to, modern black cloth, many tissue guards have caused light browning to portraits in volume II, otherwise very good. New York: W. M. Munsell, (1884). First Edition. very good.
Henry Stiles was a physician who devoted most of his life to the study and authorship of local history and genealogy. Also, he was the librarian for the Long Island Historical Society. Stiles was assisted in the editorship of this work by L. B. Proctor and L. P. Brockett. All three editors individually wrote many of the chapters of this work.