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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

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

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

Hudson River Landings

By: Wilstach, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047301

ISBN: B000O6Z398

Condition: Near Fine


Olive green cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities, text block edges a bit toned by age. 311 pp., endpaper maps. Stated 1st ed. View more info

Registers of the French Church in New York [Registers of the Births, Marriages, and Deaths, of the "Eglise Francoise a la Nouvelle York," from 1688 to 1804]

By: Wittmeyer, Rev. Alfred V. (editor)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Genealogical Publishing Co. for Clearfield Co.: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047362

ISBN: 0806303808

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pale peach wraps, lettered in black. A few slight soil marks to covers, minor foxing to text block edges. Firm, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. [v],325,xlii pp. Text in French. Originally published 1886. View more info

The Synagogues of New York's Lower East Side: A Retrospective and Contemporary View, 2nd Edition

By: Wolfe, Gerard R.

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New York, Empire State Editions-Fordham Univ. Press: 2014

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 047878

ISBN: 0823263851

Condition: New


Stiff color pictorial wraps, oblong format. As issued. xviii,212 pp., illus. 2nd edition, 1st ptg. View more info

Silas Wood's Sketch of the Town of Huntington, L.I. from its First Settlement to the End of the American Revolution [Huntington, Long Island, New York] [A Sketch of the Geography of the Town of Huntington (1824)]

By: Wood, Silas; William S. Pelletreau (editor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Francis P. Harper: 1898

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022506

Condition: VG+


Dark green (black?) cloth, lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges. Modest shelf wear, corners mildly rubbed, a bit frayed at spine extremities. Gift inscription on front flyleaf. Endpapers lightly foxed, interior otherwise clean. x,63 pp. Originally published in 1824 as "A Sketch of the Geography of the Town of Huntington; with a Brief History of its First Settlement and Political Condition to the End of the Revolution." A respectably preserved copy, solid VG, ranging toward VG+. View more info

My New York

By: Wright, Mabel Osgood

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029338

Condition: VG+


Full burgundy cloth, paper title labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. 1st edition: March 1926. Light shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age, both title labels toned, the spine label chipped with loss along top edge, affecting printed border but not lettering. vii,276 pp., illus., illus. endpapers. Vintage bookseller's tag from Gramercy Book Shop, NYC mounted along bottom edge of rear pastedown. Please be fore-warned that all copies of the first edition of this book bear a dedication page with a printed author's signature that many booksellers mistake for an ... View more info

Nooks and Crannies: An Unusual Walking Tour Guide to New York City

By: Yeadon, David

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047305

ISBN: 0684160846

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. Mild handling wear with slight thumbing divot to front cover. Binding shows several stress creases and some age discoloration but is firm and square. xii,330 pp., illus., maps. View more info

The Silent Traveller in New York

By: Yee, Chiang; Van Wyck Brooks (pref.)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, John Day Co.: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047543

ISBN: B0000CHTD3

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, lettered in green. 1st ed. (no addt'l ptgs. indicated). xv,281 pp., color plates, b&w illus., endpaper maps. Minor soiling to cover cloth, text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding. View more info

Jon Kuhn: The Story of a Glass Sculpture - "Hope and Healing" September 11, 2001 [SIGNED]

By: Yood, James; Jon Kuhn

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Winston-Salem, NC, Stratford Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 027510

ISBN: 1891137077

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered/decorated in gold foil. As issued. Inscribed by artist on front flyleaf "To Serita and Harold," dated 29 July 2006. Unpaginated, illus. w/ color photographs. View more info