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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

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 Landmarks of New York II

By: Diamonstein, Barbaralee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049381

ISBN: 0810935694

Condition: New


Rust cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st ptg. 480 pp., 800+ photographs, 61 maps. 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

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

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

John Sloan: Spectator of Life

By: Elzea, Rowland, and Elizabeth Hawkes

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wilmington, DE, Delaware Art Museum: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047563

ISBN: B002JHEKAS

Condition: Near Fine


SOFTCOVER, stiff color illus. wraps. Light crease to bottom front cover corner, otherwise only slight handling wear, nearly as issued. 150 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Catalogue for 1988 traveling exhibition. View more info

New York City Guide: A Comprehensive Guide to the Five Boroughs of the Metropolis -- Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Richmond [American Guide Series]

By: Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in New York City

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047856

ISBN: B00455ZMT0

Condition: VG+


Gray cloth, gilt on black title panel on upper spine. Mild rubbing to corners and spine extremities with slight exposure evident at bottom corners, spine panel a bit tanned. Firm binding, clean interior. xx,680 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Lacking map, with text portions of dust jacket flaps laid in at rear. View more info

The WPA Guide to New York City: The Federal Writers' Project Guide to 1930s New York

By: Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in New York City; William H. Whyte (intro.)

Price: $44.95

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books-Random House: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 049395

ISBN: 0394527925

Condition: Fine


Purple 1/4 cloth, dark gray paper covered boards, lettered in silver. Essentially as issued. 3rd ptg. thus. Color illus. dust jacket shows rubbing and small area of loss at heel of spine, otherwise nearly as issued, now in mylar. xxxii,701 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

New York Panorama: A Companion to the WPA Guide to New York City

By: Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administraton in New York City; Alfred Kazin (intro.)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Pantheon Books: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 025466

ISBN: 0394727312

Condition: VG+


Stiff yellow illus. wraps. Light shelf/edge wear, slightly creased but square and firm binding. Light creasing to lower rear corner. Former owner's embossed name stamp and date on half-title. xxii,526 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

New York

By: Feininger, Andreas (photographs); Kate Simon (text)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Amphoto [American Photographic Book Publishing]: 1964

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047566

ISBN: B0000CM2VG

Condition: Fine


Gray 1/4 cloth, blue paper covered boards, lettered in black. Slight tanning along bottom front edge, otherwise essentially as issued. 1st ed. thus (by Amphoto), 2nd ptg.: Sept.1970. Color pictorial dust jacket shows minor age toning, light soiling to blank rear panel, mild rubbing along top front edge, price-clipped front flap, now in mylar. 159 pp., illus. w/ color plates, b&w photographs. View more info

Next Stop Grand Central: A Trip Through Time on New York's Metropolitan Area Commuter Railroads

By: Fischler, Stan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047567

ISBN: 0919783228

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket essentially as issued, now in mylar. 1st ed. 175 pp., illus. View more info

The Story of Lucky Strike

By: Flannagan, Roy C.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Richmond News Leader: 1938

Seller ID: 000166

Condition: Near Fine


1939 New York World's Fair edition. History of Lucky Strikes cigarettes. Light brown paper over boards, paper title label. Very slightly rubbed edges, nicely preserved. Dated in pencil 7/8/39 on FFEP, probably procured at NYWF. View more info

The Story of Lucky Strike

By: Flannagan, Roy C.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Richmond News Leader: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002407

Condition: Near Fine


1939 New York World's Fair edition. History of Lucky Strikes cigarettes. Light brown paper over boards, paper title label, Perisphere & Trylon binding design. Very slightly rubbed edges, nicely preserved, essentially as issued. View more info