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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

The Social History of Flatbush, and Manners and Customs of the Dutch Settlers in Kings County

By: Vanderbilt, Gertrude Lefferts

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Frederick Loeser and Co.: 1909

Seller ID: 025258

Condition: VG+


Original publisher's ark green cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf wear, a bit rubbed at extremities, slight exposure at bottom front corner and approx. 1" exposure along lower rear fore-edge (minor rubbing). Former owner's address label mounted on front pastedown. Text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior. 391 pp., illus., all plates intact including folding map after p. 248. 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

The Andy Warhol Diaries

By: Warhol, Andy; Pat Hackett (editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046266

ISBN: 0446514268

Condition: Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, black paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in silver. 2nd ptg. Essentially as issued. Silver foil dust jacket shows very slight rubbing along edges, nearly as issued. xix,807 pp. 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

Manhattan Kaleidoscope: A Genial, Rambling Account of the New York Scene 1870-1945

By: Weitenkampf, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047876

ISBN: B000O60NL6

Condition: Fine


Green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightly rubbed extremities, essentially as issued. Pictorial dust jacket is price-clipped, with rubbed joints and sunned spine panel, chip at head of spine, now in mylar. [xi],290 pp. 1st (A) edition. View more info

AIA Guide to New York City: The Classic Guide to New York's Architecture [4th Edition]

By: White, Norval; Willensky, Elliot

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Three Rivers Press: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033466

ISBN: 0812931076

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff wraps, French flaps. Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Square, uncreased binding. Short closed tear at bottom binding corner mended and almost beyond notice. xxviii,1056 pp., illus. Covers all five boroughs. View more info

Regina Anderson Andrews: Harlem Renaissance Librarian

By: Whitmire, Ethelene

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Urbana, Chicago and Springfield, IL, University of Illinois Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038856

ISBN: 0252038509

Condition: Fine


Black paper covered boards, lettered in red. As issued, no remainder marks. Pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xi,147 pp., illus. View more info

New York in Literature: The Story Told in the Landmarks of Town and Country

By: Wilson, Rufus Rockwell, with Otilie Erickson Wilson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Elmira, NY, Primavera Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028562

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gilt. "New" old store stock, essentially as issued - pulled from basement storage and virtually as new, excepting small patch of surface paper abrasion on front flyleaf where a price sticker appears to have been removed. Original paper dust jacket slightly toned by age along spine panel but otherwise also as issued, now in mylar. 373 pp. View more info