Our Firemen: The History of the New York Fire Departments from 1609 to 1887

Our Firemen: The History of the New York Fire Departments from 1609 to 1887

by Augustine E. Costello
     
 

This early record recaptures the history and heroism that has always characterized the firefighters we rely on. Well known among fire enthusiasts and researchers, until now the book has been rare and expensive for a well-preserved copy. Providing a detailed look back, beginning in 1609, it is a fascinating chronicle of a time gone by. 650 engravings illustrate the…  See more details below

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This early record recaptures the history and heroism that has always characterized the firefighters we rely on. Well known among fire enthusiasts and researchers, until now the book has been rare and expensive for a well-preserved copy. Providing a detailed look back, beginning in 1609, it is a fascinating chronicle of a time gone by. 650 engravings illustrate the city when its skyline was much less vertical. This book is referred to as "the firefighter's bible" by many curators and has been a favorite of fire buffs for the last 110 years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781577150138
Publisher:
Knickerbocker Press
Publication date:
04/15/1997
Pages:
1083
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 9.62(h) x 2.68(d)

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