A History of the City of Brooklyn, Including the Old Town and Village of Brooklyn, the Town of Bushwick, and the Village and City of Williamsburgh. Volumes I, II, and III - Henry R. Stiles. This three-volume set, originally published between 1867 and 1870, starts at the very beginning, with Hudson's first visit to Manhattan, the formation of the Dutch West India Company, the establishment of New Netherlands as a province, the first land purchases made, etc., to the history of the Consolidated City of Brooklyn up to 1869 (the year this volume was published). All three volumes are illustrated with a total of more than a hundred engravings depicting more than three hundred years of history.
(1867- 70), 2007, paper, index, 3 vols., 1554 pp.