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The Epic of New York City: A Narrative History [Dorset Reprints - Old Town Books]

By: Ellis, Edward Robb

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Old Town Books-Marlboro Books Corp.: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047875

ISBN: 0880295163

Condition: New


Black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. New as issued. Pictorial dust jacket variant (b&w photo of southern tip of Manhattan) as issued, now in mylar. 640 pp. 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 Panorama: A Companion to the WPA Guide to New York City

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

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047549

ISBN: 0394727312

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. yellow wraps. xxii,526 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Very slightly sunned spine panel, remainder stripe to top text block edge, otherwise as issued, with firm, square binding, clean interior. 1st ed. thus. 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

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

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

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047550

ISBN: 0394541472

Condition: Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, pale yellow paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. xxii,526 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. 1st ed. thus. Remainder mark to bottom text block edge at binding, slight glue ghost on front endpaper from price sticker, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows mild surface rubbing/soiling, lightly sunned spine panel, now in mylar. 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

New York in the Forties

By: Feininger, Andreas; von Hartz, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1978

Seller ID: 047960

ISBN: 0486235858

Condition: Very Good


Stiff pictorial wraps. Moderate handling wear with some thumbing creases toward fore-edge. Firm, square binding, clean interior beyond inked date on upper front flyleaf. viii,181 pp., illus. w/ 162 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

Beau James: The Life & Times of Jimmy Walker

By: Fowler, Gene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047331

ISBN: 0670152587

Condition: Near Fine


Olive cloth, lettered/decorated in gilt and black. Minor shelf wear. Former owner's signature inked along top edge of front fixed endpaper, otherwise unmarked. 1st ed. x,390 pp., b&w plates. View more info

The Radio City Music Hall: An Affectionate History of the World's Greatest Theater

By: Francisco, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042952

ISBN: 0525187928

Condition: Very Good


Ivory 1/4 cloth, rust paper covered boards. Cloth portions of both covers are mildly soiled, and paper portions show modest sunning along top and bottom edges; mild binding lean. vii,138 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. Color pictorial dust jacket is rubbed with chipping and loss along edges, approx. 1/16-1/8" loss along top edge, now in mylar. First edition w/ complete number line. View more info

List of Emigrants to America from Liverpool 1697-1707

By: French, Elizabeth (transcription)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Genealogical Publishing Co.: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022272

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, light green wraps. Originally published 1913. Covers mildly soiled and with a bit of flecking to surface paper. Date handwritten in pencil on title page, contents otherwise clean. Reprinted from the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vols. 64,65. More than 1,500 names. View more info

Tales of Times Square

By: Friedman, Josh Alan

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Feral House: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047442

ISBN: 0922915172

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial/illus. wraps. Slight handling wear, nearly as issued. [xv],201,[6] pp. View more info

New York City's Financial District in Vintage Postcards: Postcard History Series

By: Gabrielan, Randall

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002386

ISBN: 0738500682

Condition: Fine


As issued. 128 pp., illus. w/ b&w photos. View more info

Wit's End: Days and Nights of the Algonquin Round Table

By: Gaines, James R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029522

ISBN: 015697651X

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Light shelf wear, slight binding lean original to issue. xi,251 pp., illus. View more info

The Life of Emma Thursby: 1845-1931 [INSCRIBED COPY]

By: Gipson, Richard McCandless

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New-York Historical Society: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000134

Condition: Very Good


Dark rust cloth, gilt lettering. Spotted, moderately soiled covers. Deckled edges, marbled endpapers, quality rag paper, gilt top edge. xxii,470 pp. Edition limited to 2,000 copies. Firm, square binding, clean interior, quite presentable. Association copy inscribed by author, 1940, to ballet critic Gerald Goode: "For my friend / Gerald Goode / Publicist Extraordinary / Discriminating Critic of Ballet / Sincerely / Richard Gipson / December 12th, 1940." Emma Thursby was a late 19th-century theatrical and operatic singer of note. View more info

Happenings: New York, 1958-1963

By: Glimcher, Mildred L.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, The Monacelli Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046267

ISBN: 1580933076

Condition: New


Pictorial paper covered boards. 1st ptg., complete number line. 320 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

New York: Taschen 365A Year in Pictures Day-by-Day

By: Golden, Reuel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Taschen: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036462

ISBN: 3836537729

Condition: Very Good


Red 1/4 cloth, color pictorial paper covered boards. Slight shelf wear. Slightly shaken binding (original to issue). One page (Feb. 22 recto) shows soiling, interior otherwise clean. View more info

The Empire City

By: Goodman, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1964

Seller ID: 045398

ISBN: B00A12V42K

Condition: VG-


Stiff illus. wraps. 621 pp. 1st Macmillan Paperbacks Edition: 1964. Front cover shows mild thumbing crease, a few creases to top back cover corner. Square, uncreased binding. Faded name stamp on central front cover, several black crayon marks to half-title, otherwise unmarked. Very scarce vintage edition. View more info

The Empire City

By: Goodman, Paul

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046430

ISBN: B0006AW1EM

Condition: VG+


Blue-gray cloth, spine panel lettered in black. Several areas of spotting to front cover and spine panel and along joints, likely the reaction of the cloth to the binding glue, otherwise only slight shelf wear. Firm binding, clean interior. 621 pp. Dust jacket is typically somewhat toned/soiled , with sunning to spine panel, minor clip to bottom front flap corner but $6.95 price still present, now in mylar. Likely 1st, though undesignated as such (B-M was inconsistent in this era). View more info

Historic New York, Being the Second Series of the Half Moon Papers

By: Goodwin, Maud Wilder; Alice Carrington Royce; Ruth Putnam; Eva Palmer Brownell (editors)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016468

Condition: Good


Olive cloth, lettered, bordered, and with front panel design in gilt, top text block edge in gilt, deckled edges. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, quite worn, with soiled/rubbed covers, rubbed joints. xii,470,[ii] pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Acceptable reference copy of the scarce second volume reprinting the Half Moon pamphlets. View more info

Brooklyn Trolleys

By: Greller, James C., and Edward B. Watson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. J. International Inc.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029523

ISBN: 0934088179

Condition: Near Fine


Color illus. kelly green wraps, oblong format. Slight shelf wear, slightly bumped bottom corner, otherwise nearly as issued. Firm binding, clean interior. 118 pp., fully illus. w/ b&w photographs, folding map at rear. Scarce. View more info

Fire Department of New York -- An Operational Reference [Fifth Edition]

By: Griffiths, James S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: James S. Griffiths [Self-Published]: 2003

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 039552

Condition: VG+


Stiff color illus. wraps, spiral-bound. Stated 5th edition, special printing for Fire Dept. of New York: July 2003. Light external shelf/handling wear. [iii],233 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Page headings (only) have been highlighted from pp. 10-35 and again on p. 48, with additional highlighting on pp. 12-13, otherwise unmarked. Very scarce. View more info