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The Streets of Old New York: A Pictorial Rebirth of a Vanished City

By: Brierly, J. Ernest

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028514

Condition: Near Fine


Red-orange 1/4 cloth, blue paper covered boards, lettered in black. Somewhat tanned along cover edges, lightly rubbed spine extremities. Color illus. dust jacket is a bit toned by age, with mildly sunned spine panel, creasing with closed tear to upper spine, slightly chipped corners, now in archival mylar. 128 pp., illus. View more info

Saint Bernard's School: The First Century 1904-2004

By: Brodie, John S., Samuel C. Butler Jr., James S. Olson, Virginia S. Tracy, and Alexandra C. Ward; F. David Westcott (intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Saint Bernard's School: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040642

Condition: Fine


Red 1/4 cloth, patterned paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. 171 pp., illus. w/ sepia-tinted photographs. View more info

In the Golden Nineties

By: Brown, Henry Collins

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, Valentine's Manual, Inc.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002491

ISBN: B00085TWFQ

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, gilt lettering. Slightly rubbed joints and edges, slightly soiled text block edge. Lacks very scarce dust jacket. Firm binding, clean interior. Illus. with sepia plates, endpapers. 1st edition: copyrighted 1927, dated 1928 on t.p. 422 pp., color frontis., illus. Notably well preserved copy. View more info

Fifth Avenue Old and New 1824-1924

By: Brown, Henry Collins

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Fifth Avenue Association: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028494

Condition: VG+


Dark green cloth, color front cover pastedown illus. Mildly rubbed at heel of spine and showing minor exposure at corners, one small notch of surface paper loss to color pastedown. Firm binding, clean interior. Published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Fifth Avenue. 124 pp. + approx. [66] pp. of advertising at rear, fully illus., many wonderful vintage ads. Better than typically found. View more info

In the Golden Nineties

By: Brown, Henry Collins

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, Valentine's Manual, Inc.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044682

ISBN: B00085TWFQ

Condition: Good


Blue cloth, gilt lettering. Covers somewhat soiled and rubbed, spine panel faded with age. Firm binding, clean interior. Illus. with sepia plates, endpapers. 1st edition: copyrighted 1927, dated 1928 on t.p. 422 pp., color frontis., illus. Decent reading copy. View more info

Valentine's Manual of Old New York - 1927 [New York in the Elegant Eighties]

By: Brown, Henry Collins (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, Valentine's Manual Inc.: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038971

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue cloth variant, lettered, bordered and with front cover device in gilt. Mild binding lean, slight shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age. Vintage gift inscription on front flyleaf. xv,392 pp., illus. w/ color and sepia-tone plates. 2nd ptg.: Nov. 1926. View more info

Valentine's Manual of Old New York - No. 7, New Series (1923) [Vol. VII (1923)]

By: Brown, Henry Collins (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Valentine's Manual Inc.: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038972

Condition: VG+


Full dark blue leather variant, 5 raised bands; lettered, bordered and with front cover device in gilt, top text block edge in gilt, marbled endpapers. Rubbed with modest surface loss along lower fore-edges, otherwise only slight shelf wear. xix,366 pp., illus. w/ b&w, sepia-tone and color plates. View more info

Valentine's Manual of Old New York - No. 5, New Series (1921) [Vol. V (1921)]

By: Brown, Henry Collins (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Valentine's Manual Inc.: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038973

Condition: Very Good


Full dark blue (black?) polished leather variant, 5 raised bands; lettered, bordered and with front cover device in gilt, top text block edge in gilt, marbled endpapers. Leather lightly rubbed at points along joints and raised bands, corners, with some loss/exposure along lower rear fore-edge. Firm binding, clean interior. xix,269 pp., illus. w/ b&w, sepia-tone and color plates. Nicely preserved. View more info

Valentine's Manual of Old New York - 1925 [Vol. IX (1925)] [Year Book of the Museum of the City of New York]

By: Brown, Henry Collins (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Chauncey Holt Co. for Gracie Mansion: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038974

Condition: Fine


Black 1/2 leather, blue cloth covered boards, 5 raised bands; spine panel lettered in gilt, top text block edge in gilt, marbled endpapers. Mere hints of shelf wear, virtually as issued, an essentially unimprovable copy. Firm binding, clean interior. xix,392 pp., illus. w/ sepia-tone plates. View more info

Green Camp: A Celebration [Cooper Union, New York]

By: Buckley, Peter, and Marilyn Hoffner (editors); Lou Dorfsman and Al Greenberg (designers)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Cooper Union Alumni Association: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036292

Condition: VG+


Stiff white wraps, perfect-bound, French flaps. Approx. 12" tall x 5" wide. 148 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, drawings reproductions of pages from vintage camp publications and orientations. Modest shelf wear, covers lightly soiled, two pinholes in front cover (pinback removed?), modest binding lean. Clean, unmarked interior. Very scarce history of the camp in the Ramapo Mountains of New Jersey donated to the Cooper Union in 1939 by Norvin Hewett Green, a summer camp and retreat that remained open until 1973. Very scarce. View more info

New York Landmarks: A Study and Index of Architecturally Notable Structures in Greater New York

By: Burnham, Alan (editor)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Middletown, CT, The Municipal Art Society of New York/Wesleyan University Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002591

Condition: Good-VG


Elusive first edition. Tan 1/4 buckram, light green paper covered boards, embossed seal. Binding shows moderate lean, with light soiling evident toward and along edges, underboards exposed at bottom corners. Initial front blank (after flyleaf) lacks about 20% (clean cut). Lightly soiled text block edges. Dust jacket shows substantial paper loss (approx. 10-15%) and is quite worn, now protected in Brodart sleeve. View more info

The Great East River Bridge, 1883-1983

By: Butcher, Williard C. (pref.); Michael Botwinick and Linda S. Ferber (fwd.); Deborah Nevins (essay); Barbara Head Millstein (chron.); David McCullough, Albert Fein, Lewis Kachur, Steven S. Ross, Charles Reichenthal

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, The Brooklyn Museum: 1983

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 047554

ISBN: 0872730964

Condition: Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Stated 2nd ed.: 1983. 180 pp., illus. w/ color plates, b&w photos. Very slight bump along back cover fore-edge, essentially as issued. View more info

The Great East River Bridge, 1883-1983

By: Butcher, Williard C. (pref.); Michael Botwinick and Linda S. Ferber (fwd.); Deborah Nevins (essay); Barbara Head Millstein (chron.); David McCullough, Albert Fein, Lewis Kachur, Steven S. Ross, Charles Reichenthal

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, The Brooklyn Museum: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047557

ISBN: 0872730964

Condition: Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. 1st ed. 180 pp., illus. w/ color plates, b&w photos. Very slight shelf wear, short gift inscription inked on upper front flyleaf, otherwise nearly as issued. View more info

Darkness and Daylight; or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's Pictorial Record of Gospel, Temperance, Mission, and Rescue Work "In His Name" with Thrilling Personal Experiences by Day and Night in the Underworld of the Great Metropolis . . .

By: Campbell, Helen, with Thomas W. Knox and Thomas Byrnes; Rev. Lyman Abbott (intro.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, The Hartford Publishing Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 036979

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth variant, lettered/decorated in gilt, both covers also elaborately bordered in blind, decorative endpapers. Early printing, copyrighted 1897, this copy dated 1899. Slight shelf wear with just a bit of rubbing to corners and spine extremities, approx. 3/4" x 1 1/2" remnant of paper label on upper spine panel that we have not attempted to remove for fear of compromising the gilt decoration. xii,13-740 pp., illus. w/ reproduced engravings both full page and set in text, engraved frontis. portrait of author w/ tissue guard (intact). Text block edges a bit dulled by age. ... View more info

The Sidewalks of New York

By: Canetii, Nicolai (photographs); Sandy Lesberg (text)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London and New York, Haddington House-Peebles Press Intl.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047564

ISBN: 0672522209

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Minor bump/rub to base of spine, slight waviness to lower portions of some early and late leaves from moisture contact (no dampstaining), otherwise as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows mild surface rubbing from age, otherwise nearly as issued. 125 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. View more info

Unearthing Gotham: The Archaeology of New York City

By: Cantwell, Anne-Marie and Diana diZerega Wall

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000595

ISBN: 0300084153

Condition: Fine


Turquoise paper covered boards. As issued, no remainder marks. x,374 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Washington the Soldier

By: Carrington, Gen. Henry B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1899

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 005909

Condition: Near Fine


1st ptg. thus. Dark blue cloth, gilt lettering. xx + 431 pp., illus. w/ 5 plates, 20 maps. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Cloth surfaces along spine panel are a bit rubbed, and gilt dulled, with an area of light soiling along rear joint and a small portion of rear panel. Former owner signature on front flyleaf. Fully intact text block, clean interior. View more info

The World of Flo Ziegfeld

By: Carter, Randolph

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028835

ISBN: 0275199908

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Remainder dot on bottom text block edge, partially toned endpapers, otherwise essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows slightly rubbed edges and a few hints of shelf wear, now in archival mylar. 146 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

New York: The Photo Atlas -- An Aerial Tour of all Five Boroughs and More

By: Cary, Tristram (intro.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Resource: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021790

ISBN: 0060594993

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth-effect paper-covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Approx. 1" closed tear to surface paper at bottom front joint (repaired and barely visible), light surface scratch on front cover, otehrwise as issued. Dust jacket shows approx. 3" slit on central front panel (probably from an exacto knife when the shipping crate was opened), barely visible beneath archival mylar. 369 pp. + index, fully illus. w/ color plates. View more info

The Lower East Side: A Portrait in Time

By: Cavallo, Diana; Leo Stashin (photographs)

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Crowell-Collier Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022741

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth-effect paper-covered boards, lettered in white. Slightly rubbed corners and extremities. 134 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Dust jacket shows mild rubbing, light creasing at several corners and extremities, mild abrasion w/ crease at top front corner, now in archival mylar. View more info

Manhattan Moves Uptown: An Illustrated History

By: Charles Lockwood

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047881

ISBN: 1566197600

Condition: New


Black paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xxi,343 pp., illus. 1st thus, 1st ptg. (complete number line). View more info

Panna Maria

By: Charyn, Jerome

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Arbor House: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042678

ISBN: 0877954089

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Very slight shelf wear, rubbed with light creasing along a portion of top rear edge. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 447 pp. Nicely preserved, 1st ptg. softcover. View more info

Thirty-Two Picture Postcards of Old New York

By: Cirker, Hayward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Dover: 1976

Seller ID: 028545

ISBN: 0486232875

Condition: Fine


Stiff wraps. Original edition, containing 32 post cards, not the 24 of later editions, perforated. Fully intact copy, essentially as issued. View more info

Thirty-Two Picture Postcards of Old New York - Ready to Mail

By: Cirker, Hayward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037002

ISBN: 0486232875

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff wraps. Original edition, in which each page contains 4 perforated post cards, for a total of 32 (note that later editions were reduced to 24). Back cover is discolored to a light orange for unknown reasons, no effect on interior, which is immaculate. View more info

New York Underground: 1970-1980

By: Cobler, Veretta

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Parkstone Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014589

ISBN: 1859958230

Condition: New


Polished pictorial paper covered boards, in dust jacket. Brand new, as issued, right out of the original publisher's shrinkwrap. 255 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info