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Atlas of Long Island, New York. From Recent and Actual Surveys and Records under the Superintendence of F.W. Beers
36 Vesey Street New York: Beers, Comstock & Cline, 1873. 192 numbered pages; hand colored maps; the first Long Island Atlas; with some double page and a few triple-fold; the largest map, of Long Island as a whole, is a five-panel; printed by Charles Hart, engraved by L.E. Neuman; collated complete, all maps present and accounted for; includes table of distances for Kings and Queens Counties, L.I., measured on the nearest public roads; Air-Line Distances (the printed term used) for Suffolk County, Long Island; Plan of the State of New York, with the county names; list of United States Statistics, Etc. 1870; Post Offices, Rail Road Stations, &c., on Long Island; Map of Central Portions of the Cities of New York and Brooklyn (mid and downtown Manhattan and the area on Long Island of Brooklyn and Long Island City fronting the East River); a full-sheet advertisement and map for The Flushing and North Side Railroad with its Leased Branches: the Central R.R. of Long Island, the North Shore R.R. & the Whitestone & Westchester R.R.; each map on its on guard and cancel tab; ***Please Note**** we have listed the contents of each separate map and then separated them by a semicolon thus ";" Flatbush, inset of Flatbush Village; City of Brooklyn; Parkville P.O. & Windsor Terrace; Bath and New Utrecht; Flatbush; Bayridge; Fort Hamilton; Portion of East New York New Lots; Gravesend; Unionville-Guntherville, Gravesend, Prospect Park Fair Grounds, Flatlands, New Utrecht; another Portion of East New York (southern); Flatlands; Canarsie; another Portion of East New York, bounded on the North by the Jamaica Plank Road; New Lots; Blissville, part of Long Island City; Long Island City; Dutch Kills; Part of Astoria, inset of Middle Village; Hunters Point; Winfield-Locust Grove; Maspeth-East Williamsburgh-Woodside; Astoria; Newtown (portion); Newtown (overall); Ravenswood; Corona or West Flushing; Flushing, inset of Douglaston and inset of Hinsdale; Part of College Point (north); Part of College Point (south); Part of Flushing (tri-panel, south border is Flushing Creek); Part of Flushing (tri-panel, includes Sanford Hall Private Asylum); Part of Flushing (overview); Part of Whitestone Village (northern); Part of Whitestone Village (southern); Jamaica, inset of Part of Hempstead, Rockaway Beach; Richmond Hill; Jamaica Village; Springfield Store - Willow Tree Station -Inglewood or Queens; Woodhaven including Union Race Course and inset of South Woodhaven; Freeport - Greenwich Point; Pearsalls - East Rockaway; Hempstead; Rockville Centre with Christian Hook; Westville or North West Point, inset of Little Neck; Far Rockaway; Rockaway - Woodsburgh, inset of Merrick; North part of Hempstead (triple-panel) including Garden City; Hewletts - Baldwin - Millburn; New Bridge & Vicinity; South Part of Hempstead (triple panel) including Far Rockaway & Long Beach, marshy islands indicated; Valley Stream - Jerusalem Village - Seaford; Port Washington; North Hempstead with inset of Great Neck & Roslyn; Manhasset - Mineola; Oyster Bay (Village); Oyster Bay with insets of Lattingtown - East Norwich - Oyster Bay Harbor; Syosset - The Cove - Hicksville; Design Map of Seacliff Grove; South Part of Oyster Bay, inset of Farmingdale, Jericho; Lattingtown, Locust Valley & Matinecock - Bayville; Glen Cove (triple panel); Cold Spring - Deer Park - Huntington Harbor Northport; Town of Huntington with insets of Centreport, Vernon Valley, North Babylon; Amityville; Huntington (more of the village proper); Babylon; Huntington (south part) with Babylon town, Cedar Island; Smithtown with insets of Smithtown Branch, Smithtown; Islip; Islip (whole town) including Fire Island, Captree Island; Sayville - Bayport; Bay Shore - Brentwood - Bohemia - Greeneville - Hauppauge; part of Brookhaven (north); Bellport - East Moriches - Moriches - Manorville; Center Moriches - Blue Point - Eastport; Part of Brookhaven (south); Setauket - East Setauket - Mount Sinai - Lakeland; Stony Brook - Port Jefferson; Patchogue (southern); Millers Place - Yaphank - East Patchogue - Brook Haven; Riverhead, with insets of Riverhead (part) Franklinville - Aquebogue - Jamesport; Cutchogue - Peconic Village - with notices of business in Southold Town; Southold and Shelter Island, with insets of Orient, Plum Island and Village North of Greenport; East Marion - Orient - New Suffolk - Village adjoining Southold; Greenport (village); Riverhead (village) inset of Northville, with business notices for the town; Southold-Mattituck; Southampton with inset of Flanders, with business notices; Southampton (whole township) with insets of Good Ground and Canoe Place - Union Place - Speonk - West Hampton; Southampton (eastern part); East Hampton - Amagansett - Bridgehampton; Sag Harbor (double panel); East Hampton; with separate sheet of Queens County Business Notices & another sheet with a continuation of same + Suffolk County Business Notices + continuation; some maps are printed both sides; large format, 16" x 13" approximate size; with the previous owner name on front endpaper, done in a very careful and accomplished calligraphic style of Singleton R. Mitchill Manhasset L.I. 1875; original publisher's dark green cloth binding, decoratively gilt titles on cover; some edge, tips wear to binding; spine cloth professionally renewed in a sympathetic style; some darkening to sheets, mostly even; a few leaves with some discoloration at edge; some edge wear, occasional spotting to maps; maps on sheets 122- 125 Port Washington Manhasset Roslyn group, with margins repaired, renewed, not affecting maps; maps at 188 -189 small Southampton map & small village map of East Hampton, Amagansett darkened, browned as if from an old laid-in item, which has left much spottiness and staining, map still legible, perhaps could be cleaned; last 4 pages with narrow 1/2" hole at bottom margins; long front map with unobtrusive ½" rub in ocean area, not in a physical land feature; with a custom-made protective slipcase for the atlas, marbled-paper covered box sides, dark blue calf leather spine, red and green title-labels, gilt; little wear and rubbing to the slipcase, very good condition and very good protection for the atlas; contents in good to very good condition overall, and a good Long Island historical reference for genealogy, land ownership and development.. First Edition. Hard Cover in Custom Slipcase. Good.
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