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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

The Art of Conversation: Manhattan [INSCRIBED]

By: Byrne, Michele (paintings); Lesley Maul (text); Meredith Lewis (intro.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Wyomissing Hills, PA, Michele Byrne Design: 2006

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 050010

ISBN: 0972346015

Condition: Fine


INSCRIBED. Brownish-gray cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows 3/4" closed tear along top front edge near joint, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. 41 color plates, including 39 full-page. Inscribed by artist on upper main title with generic "Best Wishes!" salutation (not personalized). Limited to 1,000 copies. 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

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

New York Nude: a Photographic Essay

By: Collum, Charles R.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Amphoto Books/Watson-Guptill: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042964

ISBN: 0817450289

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket as issued. 128 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Stated 1st ptg.: 1981. View more info

Old Roads from the Heart of New York: Journeys Today by Ways of Yesterday Within Thirty Miles Around the Battery

By: Comstock, Sarah

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1917

Seller ID: 026956

Condition: Good


Red cloth, lettered in black. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, perforation stamp to title page, soiled cloth, faded call number on lower spine. Rubbed with exposure along portion of bottom front edge, otherwise slight exposure at corners. xxiv,401 pp., 100 illus. Clean interior beyond library marks. Still acceptable reading/reference copy. Copyrighted 1915, this copy dated 1917 on lower title, thus an early printing but not a first. No maps present as called for. View more info

Billy Rose: Manhattan Primitive

By: Conrad, Earl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, The World Publishing Co.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036980

Condition: Near Fine


Yellow cloth, lettered in black. Top text block edge foxed, other edges slightly so, otherwise essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket with a few minor soil and foxing marks, 1/2" closed tear with associated crease at upper rear flap fold, now in mylar. xvi,272 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Scarce, particularly in this condition. View more info

Columbia: Colossus on the Hudson

By: Coon, Horace

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034861

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue cloth, lettered in gilt on black title panel. Mild shelf wear, cloth slightly rubbed along extremities. Dust jacket shows slightly chipped spine extremities, creasing and a few closed tears along bottom front edge, clipped bottom front flap corner (top corner w/ $4.50 price instact), still presents well in archival mylar. 388 pp., b&w plates. View more info