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We Moderns: Gotham Book Mart 1920-1940 [Catalogue #42]

By: Steloff, Frances, and Kay Steele; Gertrude Stein, Samuel Putnam, Dudley Fitts, William Carlos Williams, Whit Burnett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Gotham Book Mart: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046535

ISBN: B000UDG7OU

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps, spiral-bound. Front cover photograph by Carl Van Vechten of Ruth Bower's painting celebrating Joyce's Finnegans Wake. This copy emerges directly from the inventory of Frances Steloff's Gotham Book Mart, never circulated and showing only the slight shelf wear that one might expect of a bookseller's catalog printed nearly 80 years ago. Gotham's 20th-anniversary catalog, which, as W. G. Rogers writes in his biography of Steloff, "served to establish Gotham Book Mart among avant-gardists" and so captivated the New York publishing world that it gained mention i... View more info

We Moderns: Gotham Book Mart 1920-1940 [Catalogue #42]

By: Steloff, Frances, and Kay Steele; Gertrude Stein, Samuel Putnam, Dudley Fitts, William Carlos Williams, Whit Burnett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Gotham Book Mart: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046566

ISBN: B003E6LQ6E

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps, spiral-bound. Front cover photograph by Carl Van Vechten of Ruth Bower's painting celebrating Joyce's Finnegans Wake. This copy emerges directly from the inventory of Frances Steloff's Gotham Book Mart, never circulated and showing only the slight shelf wear that one might expect of a bookseller's catalog printed nearly 80 years ago. Gotham's 20th-anniversary catalog, which, as W. G. Rogers writes in his biography of Steloff, "served to establish Gotham Book Mart among avant-gardists" and so captivated the New York publishing world that it gained mention i... View more info

We Moderns: Gotham Book Mart 1920-1940 [Catalogue #42]

By: Steloff, Frances, and Kay Steele; Gertrude Stein, Samuel Putnam, Dudley Fitts, William Carlos Williams, Whit Burnett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Gotham Book Mart: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050087

ISBN: B001K5FXQK

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps, spiral-bound. Front cover photograph by Carl Van Vechten of Ruth Bower's painting celebrating Joyce's Finnegans Wake. This copy emerges directly from the inventory of Frances Steloff's Gotham Book Mart, never circulated and showing only the slight shelf wear that one might expect of a bookseller's catalog printed nearly 80 years ago. Gotham's 20th-anniversary catalog, which, as W. G. Rogers writes in his biography of Steloff, "served to establish Gotham Book Mart among avant-gardists" and so captivated the New York publishing world that it gained mention i... View more info

Gracie Mansion: A Celebration Of New York City's Mayoral Residence

By: Stern, Ellen

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Rizzoli International: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022170

ISBN: 0847825620

Condition: Fine


Light brown cloth-effect paper-covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket now in archival mylar. 208 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Times Square: 45 Years of Photography

By: Stoumen, Lou

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Aperture: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028488

ISBN: 0893811653

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight handling wear, just a bit of foxing along text block edges and fore-edges of front and rear flyleaves. 160 pp., fully illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

The Bridge

By: Talese, Gay

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049567

ISBN: B003SJTFBU

Condition: Near Fine


Goldenrod cloth, lettered in blind and black. Minor toning/foxing to text block edges, area of modest dampstaining to upper front cover and top text block edge, not affecting interior in any way. [viii],140,[42] pp., with portfolio of illustrations at rear. Stated 1st ed. Color illus. dust jacket is mildly toned, with a few minor surface marks and light rubbing along top edge, price-clipped, now in mylar. View more info

A Trip to New York with Bobby and Betty

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Dodge Publishing Co.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029079

Condition: VG-


Light green cloth, lettered in ivory. 92 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. An early (apparently the first) entry in the "Seeing America with Bobby and Betty Series," which eventually included the San Francisco Exposition, Washington D.C., and two entries for the New York World's Fair. Thus not to be confused with the later "A Trip to the New York World's Fair with Bobby and Betty" (1938), by Grover Whalen as told to Elsie-Jean, revised and re-issued in 1940 as "Fun at The Fair: A Trip to the New York World's Fair of 1940 with Bobby and Betty." The present volume, issu... View more info

A Trip to New York with Bobby and Betty

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodge Publishing Co.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029080

Condition: Fair-Good


Light green cloth, lettered in ivory. 92 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. An early (apparently the first) entry in the "Seeing America with Bobby and Betty Series," which eventually included the San Francisco Exposition, Washington D.C., and two entries for the New York World's Fair. Thus not to be confused with the later "A Trip to the New York World's Fair with Bobby and Betty" (1938), by Grover Whalen as told to Elsie-Jean, revised and re-issued in 1940 as "Fun at The Fair: A Trip to the New York World's Fair of 1940 with Bobby and Betty." The present volume, issu... View more info

A Trip to New York with Bobby and Betty

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Dodge Publishing Co.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037004

Condition: Very Good


Light green cloth, lettered in ivory. 92 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. An early (apparently the first) entry in the "Seeing America with Bobby and Betty Series," which eventually included the San Francisco Exposition, Washington D.C., and two entries for the New York World's Fair. Thus not to be confused with the later "A Trip to the New York World's Fair with Bobby and Betty" (1938), by Grover Whalen as told to Elsie-Jean, revised and re-issued in 1940 as "Fun at The Fair: A Trip to the New York World's Fair of 1940 with Bobby and Betty." The present volume, issu... View more info

Ellis Island

By: Tifft, Wilton S.; Lee Iacocca (fwd.)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047552

ISBN: 0809244187

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in copper foil. Faint crease to front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. View more info

Staten Island Church Records [Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Vol. IV]

By: Tobias Alexander Wright

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bowie, MD, Heritage Books: 1997

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 047369

ISBN: 0788407597

Condition: Very Good


Stiff laminated teal wraps, lettered in black. Several stress creases along a firm, square binding, otherwise as issued. [ix],xii,9-335 pp., illus. (complete as given). Facsimile rpt. of original 1909 edition. View more info

The New York Chronology: A Compendium of Events, People, and Anecdotes from the Dutch to the Present

By: Trager, James

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Resource: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028485

ISBN: 0060523417

Condition: Fine


Two-tone brown paper covered boads, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. xi,933 pp., illus. View more info

A Landmark History of New York, also the Origin of Street Names and a Bibliography

By: Ulmann, Albert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047867

Condition: Good


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed corners, spine extremities with some exposure to corners. Firm binding, mended rear hinge. xii,285,[4] pp., illus. Small fore-edge notch to the final several leaves. Copyrighted 1901, this copy dated 1902 on lower main title. View more info

Halper, Albert

By: Union Square

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Literary Guild: 1933

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 036456

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, lettered in black, illus. in blind, illus. endpapers. Somewhat sunned spine panel, lightly rubbed corners with very slight dampstaining evident to rear cover corners. 378 pp. Vintage reprint of the original Viking edition. View more info

Halper, Albert

By: Union Square

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Literary Guild: 1933

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 036457

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, lettered in black, illus. in blind, illus. endpapers. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. 378 pp. Former owner's signature on half-title, otherwise unmarked. Vintage reprint of the original Viking edition. View more info

Art and the Empire City: New York, 1825-1861

By: Voorsanger, Catherine Hoover, and John K. Howat (editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York and New Haven, CT, Metropolitan Museum of Art/Yale University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039422

ISBN: 0870999575

Condition: New


Dark blue cloth. xvi, 636 pp., illus. w/ 310 color + b&w plates. Brand new, as issued, unopened in original publisher's shrinkwrap. View more info

Art and the Empire City: New York, 1825-1861

By: Voorsanger, Catherine Hoover, and John K. Howat (editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York and New Haven, CT, Metropolitan Museum of Art/Yale University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039423

ISBN: 0870999575

Condition: New


Dark blue cloth. xvi, 636 pp., illus. w/ 310 color + b&w plates. Brand new, as issued, unopened in original publisher's shrinkwrap. View more info

Iron Architecture in New York City: Two Studies in Industrial Archeology - The Edgar Laing Stores (1849) / The Cooper Union (1853-59)

By: Waite, John G., and William Rowe III

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, New York State Historic Trust/Society for Industrial Archeology: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019355

Condition: Near Fine


Blue and white stiff paper wraps, perfect-bound. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. [x],83,[16] pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, measured line drawings, erratum and addendum slips laid in at rear. View more info

Die F├╝hrungen Gottes in meinem Leben

By: Walenta, Rev. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, Central Publishing House:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000165

Condition: Near Fine


Black textured boards. Undated edition, ca. 1900-1920 era. Autobiography/memoir, text in German. Includes material on life and pastoral charges in Philadelphia, Brooklyn, and Woodhaven, New Jersey. Slightly rubbed, lightly spotted covers. Small personal library call label on lower front cover, book plate on front endpaper. View more info

Danton Walker's Guide to New York Nitelife

By: Walker, Danton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047285

ISBN: B0007E2W4Q

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in yellow and orange. Head of spine shows mended 1/2" closed tear, otherwise virtually as issued. 224 pp. View more info

Mrs. Astor's Horse

By: Walker, Stanley; Nunnally Johnson (fwd.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Blue Ribbon Books: 1937

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 036982

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth, lettered in black. 2nd Blue Ribbon ptg. (8th overall): Dec. 1937. Modest shelf wear, cover cloth somewhat soiled and spine panel mildly sunned. Firm binding. Text block typically a bit age toned, with former owner's signature on front flyleaf. xi,320 pp. Fascinating glimpse at New York's wealthy elite and the nightclub era. View more info

Harbor Voices: New York Harbor Tugs, Ferries, People, Places, & More . . .

By: Walton, Terry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Peekskill, NY, Sea History Press/National Maritime Historical Society: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028283

ISBN: 0930248147

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. x,179 pp., illus. Very slight edge wear, otherwise nearly as issued. Square, uncreased binding. View more info

New York Then and Now -- 83 Manhattan Sites Photographed in the Past and in the Present

By: Watson, Edward B. (captions); Gillon, Edmund V, Jr. (contemporary photographs)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021793

ISBN: 0486233618

Condition: VG+


B&w pictorial wraps. Mild shelf wear, lightly rubbed along joints and edges. iv,172 pp., illus. w/ 172 photographs. Clean interior, firm binding. View more info

Fourth Street East: A Novel of How It Was [SIGNED]

By: Weidman, Jerome

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 029965

ISBN: 0394425510

Condition: Near Fine


Brown and tan cloth, lettered in blind on front cover and in gold foil on spine panel. Text block edges slghtly toned by age, front cover a bit warped and thus mildly lifting toward fore-edge. 241 pp. Illus. dust jacket lightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, spine panel slightly toned by age, now in archival mylar. Signed by author (no inscription) on front flyleaf. First editoin, as per Random House designation at the time (explicit statement, "2" in number line). This is a signed copy of the trade edition, not the signed/limited edition. View more info

Thomas Eakins and The Metropolitan Museum of Art [The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin Winter 1994-95]

By: Weinberg, H. Barbara, with Jeff L. Rosenheim

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008161

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. 52 pp., illus. w/ color plates. Slight edge wear, nearly as issued. Contained in original mailing wrapper with address label of Janet S. Byrne, Curator of Prints and Photographs, Metropolitan Museum of Art. View more info