The Heritage of Long Island. New York, W. Oakley Cagney.

The Heritage of Long Island.

Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1970. First edition. Cloth over Boards. Quarto, pp.112, indexed, illustrated with 51 woodcuts. Very Good in Good Dust Jacket. Item #20228

The marvelous woodcuts that illustrate this volume depict modest homes and luxurious mansions, tiny churches and immense cathedrals, one-room schoolhouses and rustic grist mills. Together they provide a capsule history of Long Island, recording graphically many of the Island's early activities: whaling, cattle ranching, sheep-herding, politicking, and farming. From the Old House Journal Reference Library.

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