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The Windmills of Long Island

by Hefner, Robert J

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


New York: W W Norton & Co Inc. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. 1983. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 039301780X . Large format hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as stated on copyright page, "The eleven windmills on eastern Long Island are the last surviving group and offer an excellent opportunity to examine the evolution of this early American technology. The first was built in 1640, the last ceased its operation shortly after 1900." Book has moderate foxing on the half-title page and title page, the remaining pages are fine and the binding is tight and clean, also, a stamp stating "Draft" on the front end-paper and title page, the jacket is price-clipped, some light rubbing also, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included; ; 111 pages .


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