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Philipse Manor Hall at Yonkers, New York: The Site, the Building and Its Occupants

By: Hall, Edward Hagaman

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028658

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green ribbed cloth, lettered and with front cover armorial device in gilt. Light shelf wear, a bit rubbed at spine extremities, a few slight surface marks to cloth. Former owner's signature on front pastedown, otherwise unmarked. Firm binding, clean interior. 255 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

A Drinking Life: A Memoir [SIGNED]

By: Hamill, Pete

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Little, Brown and Co.: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048302

ISBN: B00C7ET936

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED. Stiff color illus. wraps. Front cover lifting a bit, slight binding lean. Bottom corner crease to title and dedication pages. 266 pp. No indication of edition/ptg., may be BOMC. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info

Around Washington Square: An Illustrated History of Greenwich Village

By: Harris, Luther S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028487

ISBN: 080187341X

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. xiii,354 pp., illus. View more info

City in Time: New York

By: Hayes, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Sterling Publishing Co.: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038955

ISBN: 140273851X

Condition: Fine


Laminated pictorial boards, oblong format. As issued. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. 144 pp., illus. w/ color and historic b&w photographs. 1st edition w/ full number line. View more info

The Great Riots of New York, 1712 to 1873, including a Full and Complete Account of the Four Days' Draft Riot of 1863

By: Headley, Hon. J. T.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, E. B. Treat: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028210

Condition: Good


Original publisher's brown cloth, decorated in blind, spine panel lettered/illus. in gilt. Moderate shelf wear with mild surface rubbing to front cover cloth, mildly flecked back cover, lightly frayed at head of spine and with fairly minor exposure to corners (top front corner a bit layered), modest binding lean though firm. Text block edges dulled by age. 359,[1] pp. Lacking frontis., collated and otherwise complete. Overall, relatively minor cosmetic issues, still respectable. Among the earlier authoritative accounts of the 1863 Draft Riot, written within a decade of the events themsel... View more info

New York Enclaves

By: Hemp, William H.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002587

ISBN: 0517519992

Condition: Near Fine


Ivory cloth, lightly soiled at spine extrems. Former owner signature on front flyleaf, else clean. Dust jacket shows chipped top spine extremity with minor paper loss, notch along bottom front edge, now in mylar. 53 pp., illus. w/ line drawings. View more info

New York

By: Hermann, Bernard (photographs); Millstein, Gilbert (text)

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028498

ISBN: 0810920719

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear, a bit of surface rubbing to covers. Square, uncreased binding. Fully illus. w/ color photographs. View more info

A List of the Issues of the Press in New York, 1693-1752

By: Hildeburn, Charles R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1889

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 023644

Condition: VG+


Off-print, reprinted from the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Original wraps. Unopened copy, though mildly toned by age. 28 pp. Scarce. View more info

The First Hundred Years of the Mount Sinai Hosptial of New York 1852-1952

By: Hirsh, Joseph, and Beka Doherty

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027974

Condition: Near Fine


Gray illus. cloth, lettered in white and red. Light soiling and former owner's signature on front flyleaf, otherwise virtually as issued. Firm binding, clean interior. Dust jacket slightly chipped at head of spine with slight edge wear, several dark spots (likely tape scarring) on both flaps as well as light staining on adjacent flyleaves, now in archival mylar. xv,364 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Scarce, especially in dust jacket. View more info

Scenes from the Life of a City: Corruption and Conscience Old New York

By: Homberger, Eric

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028529

ISBN: 0300068824

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. As issued. x,358 pp., illus. View more info

722 Miles: The Building of the Subways and How They Transformed New York

By: Hood, Clifton

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047647

ISBN: 0801852447

Condition: Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Very slight pallet wear, essentially as issued. 336 pp., illus. View more info

New York: The Growth of the City

By: Howard, M. J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Chartwell Books: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047173

ISBN: 0785822097

Condition: New


Glossy color pictorial boards, oblong format. 160 pp., illus. w/ color plates. Brand new, as issued, no remainder marks. View more info

Winchell and Runyon: The True Untold Story

By: Howard, Trustin

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Lanham, MD, Hamilton Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049250

ISBN: 0761851305

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Minor shelf/handling wear. xvii,147 pp. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. View more info

New York

By: Ishii, Kanji, with Petra Mason (photographs); Tama Janowitz (intro.)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Assouline Publishing: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047290

ISBN: 2843237157

Condition: As New


Gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in white. Brand new, as issued. Color dust jacket with 1928 New York illustration is as issued, now in mylar. 976 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. NOTE: not the slipcased version. View more info

The Encyclopedia of New York City

By: Jackson, Kenneth T. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT and New York, Yale University Press and New-York Historical Society: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 022104

ISBN: 0300055366

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows tiny closed nick along top front edge, otherwise as issued, now in archival mylar. xxi,1350 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Authoritative, exhaustive, essential. 2nd ptg. View more info

The Encyclopedia of New York City

By: Jackson, Kenneth T. (editor)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027427

ISBN: 0300055366

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued, with note that front cover is very slightly bowed (original to issue). Dust jacket shows 1/8" closed tear along bottom front edge and minor stray pen mark at bottom corner, otherwise as issued, now in archival mylar. xx,,1350 pp., illus. View more info

Fifth Avenue

By: James, Theodore, Jr.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Walker and Co.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021791

ISBN: 0802703615

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, lettered in blind on front cover and in silver foil on spine. Both covers are sunned to a grayish hue along all edges, as is spine panel, but the book otherwise shows only slight shelf wear. Front endpapers slightly tanned. Lacking dust jacket. [x],310 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs throughout. View more info

New York

By: Janowitz, Tama (intro.); Kanji Ishii and Petra Mason (photographs)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Assouline Publishing: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036452

ISBN: 2843237157

Condition: Near Fine


Gray paper covered boards, lettered in white. Lightly bumped along top front edge near joint, otherwise as issued. 976 pp., illus. w/ color photographs throughout. Color illus. dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear and light rubbing to top rear corner. View more info

The Story of the Bronx From the Purchase Made by the Dutch from the Indians in 1639 to the Present Day

By: Jenkins, Stephen

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028821

Condition: VG+


Brown cloth, lettered and with front cover emblem in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Mild shelf wear, lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, a few light surface marks to cloth. Lettering somewhat darkened on spine panel. Text block edges somewhat toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner signature on front pastedown, vintage gift inscription on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. xix,451 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, large color folding map at p. 432 (fully intact). A solid copy, strong VG+ to Near Fine. View more info

The Greatest Street in the World: The Story of Broadway Old and New, from the Bowling Green to Albany

By: Jenkins, Stephen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046062

ISBN: B002DIGJZC

Condition: Very Good


Brown clooth, lettered and with two front cover emblems in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. 1st ptg. xxii,509 pp., 160 illus., 6 maps including folding plates. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges a bit toned by age. Approx. 1 1/2" along lower back corner fore-edge is rubbed with exposure and shallow crescent (1/8") loss. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The Greatest Street in the World: The Story of Broadway Old and New, from the Bowling Green to Albany

By: Jenkins, Stephen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046104

ISBN: B000VIKHDQ

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, lettered and with two front cover emblems in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. xxii,509 pp., 160 illus., 6 maps including folding plates. 2nd ptg.: Jan. 1912. Modest rubbing to corners and spine extremities, minor bump to bottom front corner. Firm binding, clean interior. Front fixed endpaper shows an area of surface loss and surface tear where it appears a book plate has been removed. Gift inscription in pencil on upper front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. View more info

The Mole People: Life in the Tunnels Beneath New York City

By: Jennifer Toth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chciago, IL, Chicago Review Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046254

ISBN: 155652241X

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. x,267 pp. Slightly rubbed corners, virtually as issued. 10th ptg. View more info

On the Waterfront: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Articles That Inspired the Classic Film and Transformed the New York Harbor

By: Johnson, Malcolm; Budd Schulberg (intro., additional articles); Haynes Johnson (fwd.)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Chamberlain Bros.-Penguin Group: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047445

ISBN: 1596090138

Condition: New


Black and dark violet paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xlii,309 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 1st ptg., complete number line. View more info

The New York Historical Society 1804-1904 + 1862 Membership Notice to Charles W. Darling, NYC

By: Kelby, Robert Hendre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York Historical Society: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032273

Condition: VG+


Dark red cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. Mild shelf wear, light flecking to cloth proximate to joints and along bottom front edge, extremities a bit rubbed. Firm binding, clean interior, slightly age-toned, with pp. 54-55 toned from newspaper insert (now removed). [vii],160 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Includes one-page printed notice on NYHS, hand-dated 8 Jan. 1862 and signed by Samuel Osgood, Domestic Corresponding Secretary, informing Charles W. Darling, Esq. of Pearl Street, NYC of his election as a resident member. View more info

Capital City: New York City and the Men Behind America's Rise to Economic Dominance, 1860-1900

By: Kessner, Thomas

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029333

ISBN: 0684813513

Condition: Fine


Blue and ivory paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Remainder mark on bottom text block edge, a crease to rear flyleaf original to issue, otherwise "as new." Dust jacket as issued. xix,396 pp. Highly recommended. View more info