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Old Brooklyn Heights: New York's first suburb: Including detailed analyses of 619 century-old houses

Author: Clay Lancaster
ISBN #: B0007DXZOI
Price: $15.00
Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company
Publisher Location: Rutland VT
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: very good
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1961
Seconed printing of 1963. Light shelf wear to the book and priced clipped jacket; paper clip mark to top edge of first few pages. First printing, full number line. "Brooklyn Heights was the first neighborhood protected by the 1965 Landmarks Preservation Law of New York City. The neighborhood is largely composed of blocks of picturesque rowhouses and a few mansions. A great range of architectural styles is represented, including Greek Revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Victorian Gothic, Romanesque, Neo-Grec, and Classical Revival, as well as a few 2/1/2-story late Federal houses from the early 19th century in the northern part of the neighborhood. Some houses were constructed of brick, but the dominant building material was brownstone or "Jersey freestone", a reddish-brown stone from Passaic County, New Jersey."--Wikipedia. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!