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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

Forgotten New York: Views of a Lost Metropolis

By: Kevin Walsh

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Collins: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047292

ISBN: 0060754001

Condition: New


Stiff pictorial wraps. Brand new, as issued. x,374 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, maps. View more info

King's Handbook of New York City, 1892: An Outline History and Description of the American Metropolis

By: King, Moses (editor)

Price: $48.50

Publisher: New York, Barnes and Noble: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022096

ISBN: 0760724865

Condition: Fine


Brown faux-leatherette paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket in mylar. 928 pp., with 800+ illus. from photographs. Facsimile reprint of the original edition, which was published in 1892 to commemorate the consolidation of the five boroughs into New York City. Approx. 2 1/2" thick. View more info

King's Handbook of New York City 1892: An Outline History and Description of the American Metropolis

By: King, Moses (editor)

Price: $48.50

Publisher: New York, Barnes and Noble Books: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 026617

ISBN: 0760724865

Condition: Fine


Brown textured paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. Facsimile reprint of original 1892 edition. 928 pp., illus. View more info

Berlin - New York: Like and Unlike - Essays on Architecture and Art from 1870 to the Present

By: Kleihues, Josef Paul, and Christina Rathgeber (editors)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Rizzoli International: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023401

ISBN: 0847816575

Condition: Near Fine


Black paper-covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Slightly rubbed edges, virtually as issued. 511 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, drawings. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, approx. 1/2" closed tear with associated crease along bottom rear edge, otherwise nearly as issued, now in archival mylar. View more info

Personal Records of the Brick Presbyterian Church in the City of New York 1809-1908, Including Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Admissions to Membership, Dismissions, Deaths, etc., Arranged in Alphabetical Order

By: Knapp, Shepherd (editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Trustees of the Brick Presbyterian Church: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018359

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue ribbed cloth, lettered and with front cover device in gilt. Lightly rubbed extremities and corners. Light foxing to endpapers and first several leaves, otherwise clean. [iv],262 pp. View more info

A History of New-York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty. [The Works of Washington Irving. New Edition, Revised. Vol. I: Knickerbocker's New-York]

By: Knickerbocker, Diedrich [Washington Iriving]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, George P. Putnam: 1848

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 018683

Condition: Good-VG


Dark green textured cloth, blind-decorated. Moderate shelf wear, exposed and a bit layered at corners, chipped with minor loss at both spine extremities. Text block edges dulled, mild binding lean. xvi,[13-452] pp., 12 pp. publisher's ads at rear. Light scattered internal foxing and occasional light soiling. Single title page, not the variant 1848 edition with a double title pg. (the first presenting this volume in the Works of Irving set, details), matching dates. Stated "Author's Revised Edition." Upper spine panel stamped in gilt: "Irving's / Works / Knickerbocker's / New York.&... View more info

The Story of the Metropolitan Opera 1883-1950: A Candid History

By: Kolodin, Irving

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002533

Condition: VG+


Dark salmon 1/4 buckram, black cloth. Minimally ex-library, lightly marked, little actual wear, light surface wear to cloth. A few stamps, unobtrusive call label on lower spine, firm binding. View more info

The Columbia Historical Portrait of New York: An Essay in Graphic History in Honor of the Tricentennial of New York City and the Bicentennial of Columbia University

By: Kouwenhoven, John A.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022156

ISBN: B0006ATHIU

Condition: Very Good


Two-tone blue cloth, silver lettering, illus. endpapers. First edition (stated). Mildly rubbed corners, some exposure at bottom rear corner. A few light surface marks to cloth. Sunned spine panel and joints. Firm binding. Internally clean. 550 pp., w/ b&w illus., photographs throughout. Overall, a decently preserved copy, scarce in hardcover. View more info

The Columbia Historical Portrait of New York: An Essay in Graphic History in Honor of the Tricentennial of New York City and the Bicentennial of Columbia University

By: Kouwenhoven, John A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026064

ISBN: B000R0IFKU

Condition: Very Good


Two-tone blue cloth, silver lettering, illus. endpapers. First edition (stated). Slight shelf wear, moderate tanning to spine, typical of issue. Slight exposure at top corners, mild dampstaining evident at bottom text block corner only, a minor cosmetic blemish. Text block edges somewhat tanned by age, interior otherwise intact, with firm, square binding. A well preserved copy. Unmarked, clean and bright interior. 550 pp., w/ b&w illus., photographs throughout. Former owner's book plate mounted on blank verso of front flyleaf. View more info

The Columbia Historical Portrait of New York: An Essay in Graphic History in Honor of the Tricentennial of New York City and the Bicentennial of Columbia University

By: Kouwenhoven, John A.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031273

ISBN: B000UC9UO0

Condition: VG+


Two-tone blue cloth, silver lettering, illus. endpapers. First edition (stated). Modest shelf wear, spine panel sunned, corners lightly rubbed, cloth slightly wrinkled along upper front joint. Firm binding, clean interior. 550 pp., w/ b&w illus., photographs throughout. Scarce in hardcover. View more info

The Tune of the Calliope: Poems and Drawings of New York

By: Kramer, Aaron; Saul Lishinsky (intro.)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York and London, Thomas Yoseloff: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045381

ISBN: 1299617441

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in silver foil. Minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities. [xiii],107 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Color illus. dust jacket is lightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, with modest toning/foxing, now in mylar. View more info

New York, You're a Wonderful Town!: Fifty-Plus Years of Chronicling Gotham

By: Krogius, Henrik

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Arcade Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021812

ISBN: 1559706988

Condition: Fine


Light blue cloth-effect paper-covered boards, lettered in red foil. As issued. Dust jacket essentially as issued. 208 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

New York, You're a Wonderful Town: Fifty-Plus Years of Chronicling Gotham

By: Krogius, Henrik

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Arcade Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028503

ISBN: 1559706988

Condition: Fine


Light blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in red foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. 208 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

New York, You're a Wonderful Town: Fifty-Plus Years of Chronicling Gotham

By: Krogius, Henrik

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Arcade Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028504

ISBN: 1559706988

Condition: Fine


Light blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in red foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. 208 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

History of the City of New York: Its Origin, Rise, and Progress [Vol. I + II, Complete]

By: Lamb, Mrs. Martha J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York and Chicago, A. S. Barnes and Co.: 1877

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047024

ISBN: B00KRN2I0U

Condition: Good


Complete in two (2) volumes as originally issued in 1877 and 1880 (Vol. III was issued in 1896), uniformly bound in maroon cloth with black and gilt accents. Minimally ex-library with spine panels clear-coated and with handwritten call numbers, repeated on copyright pages in ink, dried glue residue on rear fixed endsheets of both volumes. Vol. I spine panel shows 1/2" surface cloth loss at head and 1/4" loss at heel, Vol. II with minor loss at both extremities. Corners rubbed, most showing modest exposure. Vol. I hinges mended and firm, Vol. II hinges intact. Interiors clean, typi... View more info

Dr. Bard of Hyde Park: The Famous Physician of Revolutionary Times Who Saved George Washington's Life

By: Langstaff, John Brett; Nicholas Murray Butler (intro.)

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023645

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, lettered in orange and black. Very slightly rubbed extremities, virtually as issued, contents very slightly age-toned. 365 pp. Illus. dust jacket mildly rubbed/chipped at corners and spine extremities, now in archival mylar. Quite decently preserved. View more info

Dr. Bard of Hyde Park: The Famous Physician of Revolutionary Times Who Saved George Washington's Life

By: Langstaff, John Brett; Nicholas Murray Butler (intro.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024105

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, lettered in orange and black. Very slightly rubbed extremities, virtually as issued, contents very slightly age-toned. 365 pp. Illus. dust jacket chipped at corners and head of spine, lightly rubbed at heel of spine, some creasing along top rear edge, now in archival mylar. View more info

Early American Inns and Taverns [in original slipcase]

By: Lathrop, Elise

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Co.: 1935

Seller ID: 004459

Condition: Near Fine


1936 ptg of New (1935) Edition. 365 pp., illus. Royal blue cloth, gilt lettering. Firm binding, clean interior. Back strip panel is lightly spotted. Scarce accompanying illustrated slipcase mended along top edges, with mild shelf wear, still displays very well with color illus. side panel, VG. Coverage area includes New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, with particular attention on Philadelphia, New York City, Boston. View more info

Early American Inns and Taverns

By: Lathrop, Elise

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Arno Press: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004619

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint edition. 365 pp., illus. Virtually as issued, slightly rubbed bottom edge, slightly sunned spine panel on dust jacket. Coverage area includes New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, with particular attention on Philadelphia, New York City, Boston. View more info

Early American Inns and Taverns

By: Lathrop, Elise

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016350

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, lettered in gilt, illus. endpapers. Royal 8vo. 365 pp., illus. Slightly rubbed edges and corners, nearly as issued. Slightly foxed adjacent to frontis., no other foxing detected. Color illus. dust jacket nicely preserved in mylar, with mildly toned spine panel, chipping with minor loss at spine extremities. 1935 printing. Coverage area includes New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, with particular attention on Philadelphia, New York City, Boston. View more info

Loyal Whigs and Revolutionaries: The Making of the Revolution in New York, 1765-1776

By: Launitz-Schurer Jr., Leopold S.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035481

ISBN: 0814749941

Condition: Fine


Red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xiv,225 pp. Dust jacket shows light dampstaining to upper front panel, several short closed edge tears, 3/4" closed tear with creasing at top rear joint, now in mylar. View more info

The Story of New York in the World War, with a Brief Account of the Various Divisions, Regiments, Troops and Units Made Up Wholly or in Part of Enlistments in and from New York City, Together with Activities of Relief Organizations...

By: Leonard, John William (compiler); Margaret McIvor-Tyndall (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, National Service Magazine: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023656

Condition: VG+


Flexible brown leatherette cloth covers, embossed in blind. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed along edges. 104 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Quite scarce. View more info