Brooklyn Eagle


New York: Brooklyn Eagle, 1946. Softcover. Side-stapled. 48 pp., 8.5 x 5.5 inches.

Near Fine.

“Bushwick, which the old books and maps sometimes spelled Boswyck, and sometimes Boswijck, has been variously translated to mean ‘heavy woods,’ ‘town of the woods,’ or ‘town in the woods.’ Included within its boundaries … are Greenpoint, Williamsburg (originally Williamsburgh), and Bushwick proper.”   

Single booklet from a set of six volumes entitled Historic Brooklyn: A Series of Illustrated Booklets Covering the Histories of Brooklyn's Six Original Villages.