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The Central Park Under Ring-Leader Rule

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Edward I. Sears: 1871

Seller ID: 000141

Condition: Very Good


Third Edition. Early booklet on Central Park, established 1859 and designed by Frederick Law Olmstead. Tammany Hall era. 24 pp., original tan wraps. Lightly soiled, very minor chipping at extremities, quite decently preserved. Off-print, reprinted from the National Quarterly Review, No. XLIV (March 1871), ed. by Edw. I Sears, LL.D. Original edition, not a modern-era reprint or POD. View more info

Manhattan Gold Book

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Slesinger Communications: 1987

Seller ID: 000149

Condition: Near Fine


1987 edition. Slightly soiled covers, fingerprints evident on gold endpapers. Interior otherwise clean. Gilt edges, color photos throughout. View more info

Saint Patrick's Cathedral [St. Patrick's Cathedral]

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Archbishopric of New York: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000699

Condition: Near Fine


Published on occasion of consecration of High Altar, 9 May 1942. Illustrated history of St. Patrick's Cathedral, midtown Manhattan. Very slight wear to edges. Green stiff paper wraps. 169 pp., illus. View more info

Thomas' Register of American Manufacturers and First Hands in All Lines: The Buyers' Guide 1905-1906

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Publishing Co.: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002585

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, gilt lettering, 1,228 pp. + front advertisements on yellow paper, with 98,240 names. As issued except for foxing on text block edges. Facsimile reprint edition of the first Thomas Register of American Manufacturers guide, issued in 1905-06, to commemorate the company's 75th edition (rather than its 75th anniversary, which occurred five years earlier, in 1980). Limited edition, this being copy No. 5416. Includes cover letter laid in. Published at $35. Q... View more info

A Lotos Tribute: State Dinner in Honor of Harry A. Bruno, Lotos Club, February 2, 1960

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Privately Printed by Kingsport Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003712

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue buckram. 30 pp., illus. Very slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Tribute to a pioneer in aviation and later in broadcasting. View more info

New York State Bar Association Proceedings of the Fifty-First [51st] Annual Meeting [Volume LI (1928)] [Report of New York State Bar Association]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, Argus Company for New York State Bar Association: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015748

Condition: VG+


Olive cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. Charter, constitution, by-laws, lists of members, officers, committees. 618 pp., b&w frontis. portrait of President William C. Breed. Slight shelf wear. Both hinges starting, but binding remains firm. Former owner signature on front flyleaf. View more info

Souvenir of Chinatown, New York City [Vintage Felt Pennant]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 015759

Condition: Near Fine


Felt pennant. White printing on blue ground, white tassles (all 4 present). Approx. 8 3/4" long, 3 3/4" at widest. Tip fully intact. Circa 1940s. View more info

Society of American Wars, Commandery of the State of New York: Second Book of the Society, May 1917 [Vol. II (1917)]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Society of American Wars, Commandery of State of New York: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015957

Condition: Very Good


Royal blue 1/4 cloth, dark red cloth, lettered in gilt. Both covers moderately soiled, mildly rubbed at spine extremities and corners. Approx. 3/4" abrasion on rear cover with puncturing to cloth, neatly repaired. Foxed text block edges, interior clean. 103 pp. Firm binding. One leaf (pp. 3-4) creased at bottom corner. The second volume published by the SAW (Com. of S. of NY), relatively scarce. View more info

Unveiling of the Bust and Tablet of Stephen Collins Foster [Hall of Fame for Great Americans on the Campus of New York University]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, New York University: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020719

Condition: VG+


Pictorial wraps. Booklet. Program, 27 May 1941. Lightly soiled/toned, slightly thumbed. 12 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Saint Patrick's Cathedral, New York

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Archbishopric of New York: 1942

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 021765

Condition: Fine


Dark green stiff paper wraps, perfect bound, lettered in gilt. Tiny nick at bottom of front joint, otherwise an essentially flawless copy, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 179 pp., illus. in b&w. Final page displays reprint notice -- the only indication of this being a facsimile reprint. View more info

150 Years Service to American Health: Schieffelin

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Schieffelin and Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022050

Condition: Good


Brown 1/4 cloth, tan paper-covered boards, lettered in gilt. Moderate shelf wear, covers mildly soiled with a few surface marks, mildly spotted/dampstained (cosmetic only). Binding lean, minor exposure at corners. Light scattered foxing to interior. Fomer owner's name stamp on front pastedown. 73 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Scarce. View more info

Report of the Special Committee of the Assembly Appointed to Investigate the Public Offices and Departments of the City of New York and of the Counties Therein Included [Volume II]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, James B. Lyon, State Printer: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022080

Condition: Near Fine


Original brown cloth, bordered in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Minor shelf wear, slight exposure at corners, text block edges a bit toned. Clean interior, firm binding. [ii],1217-2432 pp. Vol. II only (of 2?). Exceptionally scarce. View more info

Going to the Fair: A Preview of the New York World's Fair 1939 Together with What You Should Look for and What You Should See in the City of New York

By: N/A

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Sun Dial Press w/ New York World's Fair: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024693

Condition: VG-


Blue cloth, lettered in orange. Both covers show mildew soiling (not active!) on lower portions and along fore-edges, else only mild shelf wear. 96 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Endpapers a bit toned, interior otherwise clean. Color pictorial dust jacket (blue and orange) shows rubbed edges with some chipping, minor loss, toning due to age, discoloraton spot on lower front panel, now in archival mylar. Some cosmetic issues, but essentially intact, still acceptable... View more info

New York in MCMXXIII: An Illustrated Book of the City Compiled in Honor of the 46th Convention of the National Electric Light Association [New York in 1923]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York Edison Co.: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028543

Condition: Good


Tan cloth, putty paper covered boards, title label mounted on upper front cover. Some soiling evident along spine panel, rear cover lightly dampstained, mild exposure to corners with small abrasion along upper rear cover fore-edge. Upaginated, [100+] pp., illus. w/ full-page b&w photographs. Text block shows light dampstaining along bottom edges/lower margins, with several leaves showing minor adhesion defects, two showing repair of surface paper along lower margin wi... View more info

Manna-hatin: The Story of New York

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Port Washington, NY, Ira J. Friedman: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 029356

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth, lettered in black. Re-issue; first published in 1929. Ex-library, or more likely prepped for library use but never actually circulated, minimally marked/stamped and virtually unworn. Clear laminate applied over covers. Ink notations and surface paper loss on front flyleaf, otherwise clean. xviii,270 pp., illus. View more info

The New York Cabinetmaker and His Use of Space

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New-York Historical Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030321

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, 8-panel foldout, illus. Modest handling wear, lightly foxed upper front cover. Accompaniment to 1976 NYHS exhibition. Scarce. View more info

Wall & Nassau: An Account of the Inauguration of George Washington in Federal Hall at Wall and Nassau Streets, April 30, 1789

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bankers Trust Co.: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036985

Condition: Very Good


Color printed cloth. Modest shelf wear with light rubbing to cover cloth, with two years of minor loss/exposure along top front joint and top front edge, with associated soil mark. Former owner's address stamp on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. 81,[31] pp., illus. in b&w, with color plates, captioned illus. at rear printed on rectos only. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

African American Artists of the Harlem Renaissance Period and later . . .

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Sacks Fine Art, Inc.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042648

ISBN: B01HU357RK

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff color illus. wraps. [20] pp., illus. w/ 27 b&w plates. Slight handling wear, nearly as issued. Scarce. View more info

Fifty Years on Fifth, 1907-1957

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Fifth Avenue Association [Printed by International Press]: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045764

ISBN: B0056K841G

Condition: Fine


Black and gold paper-covered boards, lettered in white. Very slightly rubbed extremities, virtually as issued. 162,[46] pp., illus. View more info

The Flatiron: The New York Landmark and the Incomparable City That Arose with It

By: Alexiou, Alice Sparberg

Price: $10.95

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin: 2013

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 046106

ISBN: 1250032040

Condition: As New


Stiff pictorial wraps. Remainder dot on bottom text block edge, otherwise as issued. 1st thus, complete number line. xxi,298 pp., illus. View more info

Jacob A. Riis: Photographer & Citizen

By: Alland, Alexander, Sr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Aperture: 1974

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 022659

ISBN: 091233469X

Condition: Near Fine


Preface by Ansel Adams. Very slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Square, uncreased binding. 220 pp. PLEASE NOTE that this listing is for Alland's Jacob A. Riis: Photographer and Citizen, NOT Lane's Jacob A. Riis and the American City, evidently listed with the same ISBN. View more info

Great Blizzards of New York City: A Photographic History of New York City's Most Memorable Winter Storms

By: Ambrose, Kevin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Merrifield, VA, Historical Enterprises: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038827

ISBN: 0963950215

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy leatherette, lettered in gold foil. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, slightly bumped top front corner. Dust jacket shows 1/2" closed tear along top front edge, otherwise nearly as issued, now in mylar. 123 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Rare Americana - William Gates Collection: Mexico & Central America - Memorabilia of the Presidents - Henry Goldsmith Collection: Maps & Views of New York City - Destouches Papers Relative to American Revolution [5 American Art Assn. Catalogs 1924-1926]

By: American Art Association

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, American Art Association: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030911

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy buckram, lettered in gilt. Assembled collection, comprised by five early and important American Art Association auction catalogues, bound into a single volume: Rare Americana, Comprising Almanacs, Early Juvenilia and Text-Books, Newspapers, Colonial and Revolutionary Broadsides... (26-27 Feb. 1924, 1303 lots); The William Gates Collection: Manuscripts, Documents, Printed Literature Relating to Mexico and Central America (9-11 Apr. 1924, 1580 lots); Memorabilia ... View more info

The Gangs of New York [Capricorn Giant 336 - 1970]

By: Asbury, Herbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Capricorn Books: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 042366

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. CAP Giant 336. [x],400 pp., illus. Light creasing to lower front cover near binding. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. A very scarce imprint of this title. View more info

Smoke and Blue in the Face: Two Films

By: Auster, Paul; Wayne Wang (pref.)

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Miramax: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028471

ISBN: 0786880988

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. viii,293 pp. View more info