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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

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

Knowledge, Culture, and Science in the Metropolis: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1817-1970

By: Baatz, Simon

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, New York Academy of Sciences: 1990

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 022505

ISBN: 0897665465

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus wraps. ix,269 pp., illus. Slight shelf/handling wear, nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding. 2nd ptg.: 1991. View more info

The German Drama in English on the New York Stage to 1830 [Americana Germanica No. 31]

By: Baker, Louis Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002402

Condition: Very Good


Americana Germanica No. 31. Olive-brown buckram. Ex-library, lightly marked, little actual wear, solid reference copy. Stamps inked out along top and bottom text block edges, institutional book plate mounted on front pastedown. Interior slightly toned. [vii],168,[v] pp. Scarce publication, scarce series. Original edition, not a later facsimile. View more info

New York's Pennsylvania Stations

By: Ballon, Hilary; McGrath, Norman (photo essay); Marilyn Taylor

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton and Co.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021816

ISBN: 0393730786

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slightly rubbed corners and extremities, basically as issued. Dust jacket with slight shelf wear, now in archival mylar. 223 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w plates. View more info

New York's Pennsylvania Stations

By: Ballon, Hilary; McGrath, Norman (photo essay); Marilyn Taylor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton and Co.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027237

ISBN: 0393730786

Condition: Fine


Dark green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued, with no remainder marks. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. 223 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w plates. View more info

All-Night Party: The Women of Bohemian Greenwich Village and Harlem, 1913-1930 [INSCRIBED]

By: Barnet, Andrea

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 047873

ISBN: 1565123816

Condition: Fine


INSCRIBED. Stiff b&w pictorial wraps. Slight rubbing to bottom corner, essentially as issued. xviii,260 pp., illus. Inscribed by author on main title, full signature, personalized, undated. View more info

Weegee's World

By: Barth, Miles, Alain Bergala, and Ellen Handy (essays); Weegee (Arthur Felig)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Co.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033074

ISBN: 0821223755

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gray. Short gift inscription on front flyleaf, short remainder mark on top text block edge, otherwise as issued. Pictorial dust jacket shows price-clipped front flap, otherwise as issued, now in archival mylar. 262 pp., illus. w/ 265 duotone photographs. View more info

Weegee's World

By: Barth, Miles, Alain Bergala, and Ellen Handy (essays); Weegee (Arthur Felig)

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Boston and New York, Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Co.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047113

ISBN: 0821223755

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gray. Light spotting/moisture at bottom text block corner, not affecting interior, remainder mark on bottom text block edge, otherwise as issued. Pictorial dust jacket shows slight sunning along upper front joint, now in archival mylar. 262 pp., illus. w/ 265 duotone photographs. View more info

Stone and Steel: Paintings & Writings Celebrating the Bridges of New York City

By: Bascove (paintings, editor); Mary Gordon (intro.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047893

ISBN: 1567920810

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil, square format. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued. 96 pp., color plates. View more info

Greenwich Village: Culture and Counterculture

By: Beard, Rick, and Leslie Cohen Berlowitz (editors)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ and New York, Rutgers University Press for Museum of the City of New York: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047864

ISBN: 0813519470

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. Minor shelf wear, corners a bit rubbed. Firm, uncreased binding, clean interior. xii,420 pp., illus. View more info

Grand Central: Gateway to a Million Lives

By: Belle, John, and Maxinne R. Leighton

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047559

ISBN: 0393084566

Condition: New


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil, in color pictorial dust jacket. Brand new, as issued, DJ now in mylar. ix,230 pp., illus. in color, b&w. 3rd ptg. of 2000 edition. View more info

Bryant in Roslyn [W.C. Bryant in Roslyn]

By: Bennett, Diane Tarleton, and Linda Tarleton

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Roslyn, Long Island, New York, The Bryant Library: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004982

ISBN: 0960224211

Condition: Near Fine


127 + 32 pp. Modest shelf wear, text block edges a bit foxed. William Cullen Bryant, Roslyn, Long Island, New York. View more info

Rebels on Eighth Street: Juliana Force and the Whitney Museum of American Art

By: Berman, Avis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047304

ISBN: 0689120869

Condition: Fine


Green 1/4 cloth, pale yellow paper covered boards. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xvi,572,[2] pp., illus. 1st ptg., complete number line. View more info

Central Park [Museum of the City of New York Portraits of America]

By: Berman, John S.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Barnes & Noble: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028534

ISBN: 0760738866

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps, French flaps. Slight shelf wear, former owner's address label mounted on lower half-title. 128 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives: A Pictorial History of Working People in New York City

By: Bernhardt, Debra E., and Rachel Bernstein

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044327

ISBN: 0814798667

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket shows the least bit of surface rubbing, essentially as issued, now in mylar. xiv,224 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 1st ptg., complete number line. View more info

South Street: New York's Seaport Museum

By: Bixby, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Co.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017872

Condition: Fine


Light blue cloth, lettered in black. Essentially as issued. [x],114 pp., endpaper maps, illus. w/ b&w photographs. Light shelf wear to dust jacket, a bit chipped at head of spine, now in mylar. View more info

Old New York in Early Photographs: 1853-1901 -- 196 Prints from the Collection of the New-York Historical Society

By: Black, Mary

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1973

Seller ID: 028489

ISBN: 0486229076

Condition: Near Fine


B&w pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear. xvi,228 pp., illus. w/ 196 b&w plates. Clean interior, firm binding. View more info

Along the Way: MTA Arts for Transit

By: Bloodworth, Sandra, and William Ayres; Stanley Tucci (fwd.)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, The Monacelli Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045397

ISBN: 1580931731

Condition: New


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in silver foil. Brand new, as issued, in color illus. dust jacket, as issued, now in mylar. 216 pp., color illus. First edition. View more info

History of the City of New York

By: Booth, Mary L.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Clark and Meeker (assumed): 1881

Edition: Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 015750

ISBN: B000QTH2AG

Condition: Near Fine


Later (4th?) edition, enlarged, with coverage in the final chapter (23) through 1880. Original text block, newly recased in burgundy cloth, with original spine panel mounted on backstrip, new endpapers and prelims. Lacks original prelims. and title page, begins with Preface (p. 3), else complete. 920 pp., 100 illus. Generally clean interior, a few light scattered soil marks. Date of publication approximate: this edition not in Howes. Excellent reference copy that will prove durable for years to come. View more info

James Lloyd II, M.D. (1728-1810) And His Family on Lloyd Neck [SIGNED/INSCRIBED]

By: Bowen, George Loveridge

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 036056

Condition: Fine


Dark blue buckram, lettered in silver foil. Essentially as issued. Pictorial dust jacket shows mild rubbing to edges and a few slight closed edge tears, now in mylar. xiv,222 pp., illus. Signed by author on upper front flyleaf, full signature, and beneath it, additionally inscribed: "For my dear friend Doss [?] / with my compliments / and best wishes / Dec. 1988 George." Queens, Long Island, Connecticut. View more info

A Tugman's Sketchbook: Pen and Ink Impressions of New York Harbor and the Ships That Use It -- Big and Small [SIGNED]

By: Braynard, Frank O.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tuckahoe, NY, John de Graff, Inc.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author and Artist

Seller ID: 032784

Condition: Fine


Mustard-tan cloth, lettered in brown. As issued. Illus. dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, spine panel somewhat tanned and with surface rubbing slightly affecting lettering, now in archival mylar. 143 pp., illus. Inscribed by author/artist on front flyleaf "With best wishes," generic inscription, full signature. Collector-grade copy showing only slight cosmetic blemishes. View more info

Damon Runyon: A Life

By: Breslin, Jimmy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Ticknor & Fields: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047644

ISBN: 0899199844

Condition: New


Black 1/4 cloth, goldenrod paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. New, as issued, in color illus. dust jacket, now in mylar. 2nd ptg. thus. [v],410 pp. View more info