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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: $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

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: 023657

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

Angel's World: The New York Photographs of Angelo Rizzuto

By: Lesy, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013253

ISBN: 0393061116

Condition: As New


As issued, unopened in original publisher's shrinkwrap. 128 pp., 97 b&w photographs. View more info

The Forbidden Apple: A Century of Sex & Sin in New York City

By: Long, Kat

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Ig Publishing: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047548

ISBN: 0981504000

Condition: New


Stiff pictorial wraps, French flaps. As issued. 287 pp. 1st ptg. View more info

Subways: The Tracks That Built New York City

By: Lorraine B. Diehl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Clarkson Potter: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047872

ISBN: 1400052270

Condition: Fine


Polished black paper covered boards. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st ptg., complete number line. 128 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

New York! New York! A Knickerbocker Holiday for You and Your Children

By: Loud, Ruth McAneny, and Agnes Adams Wales

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1946

Edition: First in Book Form

Seller ID: 029334

Condition: VG+


Blue illus. paper covered boards. 78 pp., illus. map on front endsheets, illus. throughout. Paper rubbed and a bit chipped along spine panel, with minor surface loss, corners a bit bumped. Firm binding. Gift inscription along the outer margin of front pastedown, not intruding upon the illus. A charming period tour guide for parents and guardians oriented around kids' activities and sites in New York City. View more info

New York Living

By: Lovatt-Smith, Lisa; Heras, Alberto (photographs)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Whitney Library of Design/Watson-Guptill: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018248

ISBN: 0823031829

Condition: Near Fine


Purple cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Slightly rubbed extremities, nearly as issued. 216 pp., color pictorial endpapers, illus. w/ color plates throughout. Mild shelf wear to dust jacket, small area of abrasion to surface laminate at top rear corner, now in mylar. View more info

Manhattan: The Magical Island - One Hundred and Eight Pictures of Manhattan with Prelude and Descriptive Notes

By: Lubschez, Ben Judah

Price: $160.00

Publisher: New York, Press of the American Institute of Architects, Inc.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046836

ISBN: B000KYMPUE

Condition: VG+


Black cloth, beveled edges, lettered in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities, mild fading to cloth. Firm binding. Interior a bit age-toned, otherwise intact. 24 pp., frontis. + 107 plates at rear. Frontis. plate is supplied in facsimile from another copy. View more info

A Genealogy of the Descendants of Matthew Parish, of Oyster Bay, Long Island [New York] [INSCRIBED] [Cover Title: Parish Genealogy]

By: Ludlam, Julia Parish

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028262

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth, decorated/bordered in blind, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, a few light spots to cloth. [ii],24 pp., rear blanks, index, color armorial crest frontis. with minor Japanese paper repair to bottom corner. Inscribed by author to Samuel Townsend on front flyleaf, dated 19 April 1897. Accompanied by several manuscript sheets of additional family data, recorded in pencil, also some notations in pencil on a rear blank. Exceptionally scarce. View more info

The Story of New York: An Informal History of the City from the First Settlement to the Present Day

By: Lyman, Susan Elizabeth

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047874

ISBN: 0517523795

Condition: Very Good


Stiff pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear, minor stress creasing to square binding, a few instances of minor interior underlining. [vi],282 pp., illus. View more info

Long Island Disovery: An Adventure into the History, Manners, and Mores of America's Front Porch

By: Manley, Seon

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022512

Condition: Near Fine


Light brown 1/4 cloth, blue-gray cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth slightly sunned at head of spine and head of front joint only, due to chipping of dust jacket at those points, otherwise only slight shelf wear. Dust jacket mildly soiled, with mentioned chipping/loss as well as loss to lower spine panel, and tape repair to closed tear to upper front joint, now in archival mylar. x,318 pp., illus. Former owner's book plate mounted on front flyleaf, obscuring a portion of the map (which can be found unobscured as rear endsheet). View more info

Building New York: The Rise and Rise of the Greatest City on Earth

By: Marshall, Bruce

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Universe: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047303

ISBN: 0789313626

Condition: As New


Black polished paper covered boards. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket shows just a touch of rubbing to top spine panel corners, essentially as issued, now in mylar. 304 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 1st ptg., complete number line. View more info

Two Cents Plain: My Brooklyn Boyhood

By: Martin Lemelman

Price: $11.75

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury USA: 2010

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 047862

ISBN: 1608190048

Condition: New


Red paper covered boards, lettered in white, in color illus. dust jacket now in mylar. Brand new, as issued. [vi],314 pp., illus. throughout. Autobiography, graphic novel format. 1st ptg., complete number line. View more info

Once Upon A City: New York from 1890 to 1910

By: Mayer, Grace M. (text); Edward Steichen (fwd.); Byron (photographs)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038956

Condition: Very Good


Brown and black cloth, lettered and decorated in silver foil. Light shelf wear, slight exposure to bottom corners. Text block fore-edge toned by age, tape ghosting along top and bottom edges of both flyleaves. Firm binding, clean interior. xiii,511 pp., illus. Pictorial dust jacket chipped with modest loss at both spine extremities, rubbed along joints, also some loss along flap folds, a few creases and edge tears with tape repairs, now in mylar. View more info