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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

Under the Sidewalks of New York: The Story of the Greatest Subway System in the World

By: Cudahy, Brian J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Fordham University Press: 1995

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 047555

ISBN: 0823216187

Condition: Fine


Stiff color wraps. 2nd revised ed., 2nd ptg.: 1996. Minor binding lean original to issue. xviii,195 pp., illus. View more info

A History of the New York City Subway System, Part III: The Independent System and City Ownership

By: Cunningham, Joseph, and Leonard De Hart

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Joseph Cunningham and Leonard De Hart: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047958

ISBN: B000IOOIR4

Condition: Very Good


Stiff green pictorial wraps. Mild surface rubbing to covers, mild thumbing marks. Firm binding, clean interior beyond date inked along top edge of main title. 88 pp., illus. View more info

East 100th Street

By: Davidson, Bruce

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028586

ISBN: 0674224361

Condition: VG+


White pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear, a few light surface marks and handling divots, lightly toned on both covers toward fore-edges. Upper front cover fore-edge shows slight abrasion, with slight crease to bottom front corner. Firm, square binding, one light stress crease. Fully illus. w/ b&w photographs, fully intact interior. Scarce, nicely intact copy with minor cosmetic flaws. View more info

New York in Seven Days

By: Dayton, Helena Smith, and Louise Bascom Barratt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride and Co.: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047192

ISBN: B007T0PPTA

Condition: Near Fine


Light brown cloth, lettered in brown. 3rd ptg. (revised): Nov. 1926. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. [viii],170 pp., maps (lacking folding map in rear pocket). Scarce vintage travel and sightseeing guide to NYC. View more info

Picturing New York: The City from Its Beginnings to the Present

By: Deak, Glo Ria-Gilda;Deak, Gloria

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Columbia University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022746

ISBN: 0231107285

Condition: Fine


Blue paper-covered boards, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Dust jacket lightly soiled (typical of issue), otherwise as issued, now in archival mylar. xiii,415 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Picturing New York: The City from Its Beginnings to the Present

By: Deak, Glo Ria-Gilda;Deak, Gloria

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Columbia University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028499

ISBN: 0231107285

Condition: Fine


Blue paper-covered boards, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Dust jacket lightly soiled (typical of issue), otherwise as issued, now in archival mylar. xiii,415 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

The Kellys: Printmakers of New York and Philadelphia [w/ 1-Page TLS from author]

By: Delaney, Edmund T. K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chester, CT, Connecticut River Publications: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 034670

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, light green wraps, lettered in black. Small (1/4") soil mark along lower front cover fore-edge, slight handling wear. 27 pp., illus. Accompanied by 1-pg. TLS dated 31 Jan. 1985 on publisher's stationery signed by author Delaney in response to a query letter. View more info

The Late, Great Pennsylvania Station

By: Diehl, Lorraine B.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Lexington, MA, Stephen Greene Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047556

ISBN: 0828906033

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Crease to bottom front cover corner, small remainder mark on text block fore-edge, toned inside front cover from news clipping (removed), otherwise essentially as issued. 168 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

An Album of New Netherland: Dutch Colonial Antiques and Architecture

By: Dilliard, Maud Esther

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bramhall House: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000147

Condition: Near Fine


Fwd. by V. Isabelle Miller, Curator of Costumes, Furniture and Silver at the Museum of the City of New York. Light green cloth, essentially as new. Dust jacket slightly rubbed at extremities, a few minor creases along bottom front and rear edges. View more info

Abstracts of Reports of the Immigration Commission, with Conclusions and Recommendations and Views of the Minority [Reports of the Immigration Commission - 61st Congress, 3d Session, Senate Document No. 747] [ Vol. 1 + 2, Complete]

By: Dillingham, William P. (chair); Henry Cabot Lodge, Asbury C. Latimer, Anselm J. McLaurin, Le Roy Percy, Benjamin F. Howells, William S. Bennet, John L. Burnett, Charles P. Neill, Jeremiah W. Jenks, William R. Wheeler

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036459

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in original burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. viii,902 + viii,900 pp. Slight shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm bindings, intact hinges, clean interiors. Vol. 1 shows approx. 1/4" abrasion with loss of surface cloth along upper rear joint, rubbing with minor loss at head of spine. A clean, nicely preserved set of a scarce issue. View more info

Empire on the Hudson: Entrepreneurial Vision and Political Power at the Port of New York Authority [INSCRIBED]

By: Doig, Jameson W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: RS391

ISBN: 0231076762

Condition: Fine


INSCRIBED. Tan cloth-effect paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket as issued. xxi,582 pp., b&w plates. First edition, complete number line. Inscribed by author on upper front flyleaf, full signature, personalized, not dated. View more info

An Event on Mercer Street: A Brief History of the YMCA of the City of New York

By: Donoghue, Terry

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Privately Printed:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028208

Condition: Near Fine


Pale orange cloth, lettered/illus. in gilt. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. 83 pp., illus. View more info

Bad Seeds in the Big Apple: Bandits, Killers, and Chaos in New York City, 1920-1940

By: Downey, Patrick; Rose Keefe (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Cumberland House: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029578

ISBN: 158182646X

Condition: Fine


Black and tan paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Remainder mark on top text block edge, othewise as issued. Pictorial dust jacket as issued. 301 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

The Color of a Great City

By: Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047857

ISBN: B00085OQ5M

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth, lettered/illus. in gilt, deckled text block edges. Cover cloth is somewhat faded but shows little wear otherwise, with minor bump to bottom front corner. Spine panel lettering rather dulled. Firm binding, clean interior, rear hinge neatly mended. Slight soil mark along top edge of front endpapers. xiv,287 pp., brown woodcut-style illus. View more info

East of Fifth: The Story of an Apartment House

By: Dunn, Alan

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028511

Condition: VG+


Tan cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered/illus. in black. 1st edition (matching dates). [vi],169 pp., illus. w/ drawings. Lightly soiled covers, top corners lightly bumped, lightly rubbed spine extremities. Firm binding, clean interior, slightly toned by age. View more info

Colonial Days in Old New York

By: Earle, Alice Morse

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Empire State Book Co.: 1938

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047868

Condition: Near Fine


Orange cloth, lettered and bordered in black. Minor shelf wear. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner's signature inked on upper front flyleaf. [ix],312 pp. View more info

Crown of Empire: The Story of New York State

By: Eldridge, Paul

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New York, Thomas Yoseloff: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000129

Condition: Near Fine


Slightly shelf worn, nearly as issued. Dust jacket slightly chipped at head of spine, a bit soiled on rear panel, now in mylar. 248 pp., illus. w/ b&w photos. View more info

The Shroud of the Thwacker

By: Elliott, Chris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Miramax/Hyperion: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007281

ISBN: 1401352456

Condition: Fine


360 pp., illus. As issued. Mystery set in New York City, 1882. Fans of Jack Finney's "Time and Again" or Caleb Carr's "The Alienist" will appreciate Elliott's efforts. View more info

The Epic of New York City: A Narrative History

By: Ellis, Edward Robb

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Kodansha International: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 028515

ISBN: 1568362048

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Diagonal crease to bottom front corner, otherwise virtually as issued, with square, uncreased binding. 640 pp. Hailed by no less than Pete Hamill as "the best one-volume history of the metropolis ever published." View more info