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Lights and Shadows of New York Life, or The Sights and Sensations of the Great City

By: McCabe, James D., Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1970

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 047871

ISBN: 0374187436

Condition: Fine


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight loss at two corners, otherwise virtually as issued, now in mylar. 850,[6] pp. Facsimile reprint of original edition, 1st thus. View more info

Raynham Hall, Town of Oyster Bay, Oyster Bay, New York [Raynham Hall 1738-1960]

By: McGee, Dorothy Horton

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Oyster Bay, NY, Town of Oyster Bay: 1961

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 013580

Condition: VG+


Light blue stiff paper wraps. Booklet, stapled binding. [iv],28 pp., illus. Reprinted from the Nassau County Historical Journal, Vol. XXI, Nos. 3-4. Slightly tanned along edges, light bottom front corner crease. View more info

Ghost Town: Tales of Manhattan Then and Now [SIGNED]

By: McGrath, Patrick

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048251

ISBN: 0747574294

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Pictorial paper covered boards. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 243 pp. 1st ptg. Signed by author on main title, full signature, no inscription or date. View more info

John Gambling Presents George Meade's New York

By: Meade, George; Kip Colligan (photographs)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Atlantic Flyway, Inc.: 1980

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 047631

ISBN: 039474831X

Condition: Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps, oblong format. Slight shelf wear, minor rub along top front edge. 80 pp., color photos. 1st ptg. 2nd U.S. edition (1981). View more info

The Major and the Queen; or, A Royal Grant to a Gallant Soldier - A Staten Island Record of Historic Import

By: Mershon, S. L.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, R. R. Beam and Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026521

Condition: VG+


Burgundy cloth, lettered/decorated in gilt. Light shelf wear, cloth slightly soiled, a bit rubbed at spine extremities. [ix],98 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, double-page map preceding main text. Presentation label mounted on front pastedown from American Title and Trust Co., Wilmington. Former owner signature and discard stamp on front flyleaf. View more info

"Not charity, but justice": The story of Jacob A. Riis

By: Meyer, Edith Patterson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036973

ISBN: 0814907369

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slight foxing to lower text block fore-edge, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket shows mere hints of shelf wear, virtually as issued, now in mylar. xii,172 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

The Journal of American History, Relating Life Stories of Men and Events That Have Entered into the Building of the Western Continent [Vol. 1 - Vol. 7 Complete, 28 Issues 1907-13 Bound in Buckram]

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan (editor); Frank Allaben (editor), with Frances M. Smith (assoc. editor)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT/Greenfield, IN, Associated Publishers of American Records/Journal of American History Press: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019089

Condition: Very Good


Volume I, No. 1 (1907) through Volume VII, No. 4 (1913), 28 issues (4 per volume, quarterly) complete, retaining all original color stiff paper wraps, uniformly bound in black buckram, with spine panels lettered in gilt. Minimally ex-library, did not circulate, little actual wear. All bindings firm, all leaves secure, all original covers and plates complete and intact. Buckram shows modest surface rubbing, and the endpapers and bottom corners of all text blocks are mildly soiled. Each volume approx. 10 1/2" x 8", approx. 2 3/4" to 3" thick. 764,[xiv] + 716,[xvi] + 652 + 152,[xi... View more info

A Tour Around New York and My Summer Acre, Being the Recreations of Mr. Felix Oldboy

By: Mines, John Flavel [Felix Oldboy]

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1893

Seller ID: 028513

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, lettered/illus. in gilt and black, top text block edge in gilt, deckled text block edges. Mild shelf wear, cloth darkened toward edges and along spine panel, lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Cloth split along lower front joint but absolutely firm. Slight binding lean. Illus. book plate of former owner Frank L. Hadley mounted on front pastedown. xviii,518,[2] pp., illus. Firm binding, clean interior, a bit toned by age. Early printing, copyrighted 1892, this copy dated 1893 on title page. View more info

A Noble Landmark of New York -- The Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church: 1808-1858

By: Mitchell, Albert P., and Sherman J. McNally (Co-Chairs, Publication Committee)

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012689

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xiii,174 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

American Dreams: One Hundred Years of Business Ideas and Innovation from The Wall Street Journal

By: Morris, Kenneth, Marc Robinson, and Richard Kroll

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Lightbulb Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003277

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slightly rubbed at top spine extremity, else as issued. 224 pp., 600 duotone illus. View more info

American Dreams: One Hundred Years of Business Ideas and Innovation from The Wall Street Journal

By: Morris, Kenneth, Marc Robinson, and Richard Kroll

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Lightbulb Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007061

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slightly bumped along front fore-edge, else as issued. 224 pp., 600 duotone illus. View more info

Long Island Rail Road Stations [Images of Rail]

By: Morrison, David D.; Pakaluk, Valerie

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032239

ISBN: 0738511803

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. 128 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. As issued. View more info

Our Town: Images and Stories from the Museum of the City of New York

By: Museum of the City of New York

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Abrams: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000671

ISBN: 0810936984

Condition: Fine


Red cloth. As issued, very slight pallet wear and rubbed corners on dust jacket. No remainder marks. 222 pp., illus. in color. View more info

The Sacrificial Circumcision of the Bronx [SIGNED]

By: Nersesian, Arthur

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Akashic Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048780

ISBN: 1933354607

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED. HARDCOVER, black paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Book is tanned along top edges of both covers, with some toning to text block edges, otherwise as issued, appears unread. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. Signed by author on main title, full signature, no inscription or date. 289 pp. Stated 1st ptg. Book 2 of The Five Books of Moses. View more info

Interborough Rapid Transit: The New York Subway - Its Construction and Equipment

By: New York Interborough Rapid Transit Co.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Arno Press: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047553

ISBN: B000JL2IVY

Condition: VG+


Turquoise cloth, lettered in gold foil. Cover cloth lightened in a few spots from moisture contact at spine extremities and along portions of bottom edges, very slight dampstaining at bottom binding corner of a few early and late leaves, otherwise without wear and as issued. Illus. dust jacket typically somewhat toned from age, mildly stained from dye run at spine extremities, some tape repair along top front edge, now in mylar. Facsimile reprint of original 1904 edition. 150,[4] pp., illus. View more info

Interborough Rapid Transit: The New York Subway - Its Construction and Equipment

By: New York Interborough Rapid Transit Co.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Arno Press: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047560

ISBN: B000JL2IVY

Condition: Fine


Turquoise cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Illus. dust jacket typically somewhat toned from age, with fading to right-hand portion of front panel, light creasing to bottom front flap fold corner, now in mylar. Facsimile reprint of original 1904 edition. 150,[4] pp., illus. View more info

The Century in Times Square

By: New York Times Company

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, New York Times/Arno Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022732

ISBN: 096686591X

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper-covered boards, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. 128 pp, illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. View more info

Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790 - New York

By: North, S. N. D. (director)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Spartanburg, SC, The Reprint Company: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022323

ISBN: 0871520206

Condition: Near Fine


Blue buckram, spine panel lettered in gold foil. 308 pp., map at front. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Clean interior. Facsimile reprint of original issue. Sturdy, durable reference copy. View more info

New York's Awful Steamship Horror: Hundreds of Women and Children Drowned and Burned to Death [General Slocum Sinking -1904] [Salesman's Sample]

By: Northrop, H. D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, P. W. Ziegler Co.: 1904

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040813

Condition: Very Good


SALESMAN'S SAMPLE. Dark red cloth, lettered in gilt, bordered in gilt, tinted front cover pastedown illus., patterned endpapers. Cover cloth somewhat soiled/darkened, with minor rubbing to spine extremities and corners. Sample text leaves and b&w plates. Intact hinges, clean interior. One rear subscription leaf has five entries, in pencil, otherwise unmarked. Volume occasioned by the fire and sinking of the General Slocum on New York's East River, 1904. Scarce. View more info

Remarkable, Unspeakable New York: A Literary History

By: O'Connell, Shaun

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Beacon Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028561

ISBN: 0807050024

Condition: Fine


Black and dark plum paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. xvi,377 pp. View more info

Hell's Kitchen: The Roaring Days of New York's Wild West Side

By: O'Connor, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and New York, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042374

Condition: Fine


Black and tan cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in orange and black. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows chip at top front corner, light wear with a bit of soiling to rear panel, light dampstaining along front flap fold only (visible only on the flap, not the front panel), now in mylar. 249 pp. Stated first editon. View more info

Gaslight New York Revisited

By: Oppel, Frank (editor)

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, Castle Books/Book Sales: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 028477

ISBN: 1555215394

Condition: Fine


Fuchsia paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Illus. dust jacket with mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued. 474 pp., illus. View more info

The Genre of Silence: A One-Shot Review (June 1967)

By: Oppenheimer, Joel (editor), with Joel Sloan (assoc. editor) and Anne Waldman (production editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Poetry Project: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040871

ISBN: B001DPW6VW

Condition: Fine


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps with cover photograph by Joe Dankowski. 96 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. New old store stock from Frances Steloff's Gotham Book Mart, New York, showing only slight shelf wear. One of the earliest publications of The Poetry Project, founded just a year earlier (1966) at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery by Paul Blackburn and others, working in cooperation with rector Rev. Michael Allen. Contributors include Robert Creeley, Fred Dorn, Ray Bremser, Robert Kelly, Dan Clark, Anne Waldman, Clayton Eshleman, Ted Berrigan, and others, with photographs by Joe Dankowski and... View more info

The Genre of Silence: A One-Shot Review (June 1967)

By: Oppenheimer, Joel (editor), with Joel Sloan (assoc. editor) and Anne Waldman (production editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Poetry Project: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040872

ISBN: B001DPW6VW

Condition: Fine


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps with cover photograph by Joe Dankowski. 96 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. New old store stock from Frances Steloff's Gotham Book Mart, New York, showing only slight shelf wear. One of the earliest publications of The Poetry Project, founded just a year earlier (1966) at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery by Paul Blackburn and others, working in cooperation with rector Rev. Michael Allen. Contributors include Robert Creeley, Fred Dorn, Ray Bremser, Robert Kelly, Dan Clark, Anne Waldman, Clayton Eshleman, Ted Berrigan, and others, with photographs by Joe Dankowski and... View more info

The Streets of Old New York: An Historical Picture Book

By: Osborn, Gardner

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, American Bank Note Company: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037792

Condition: VG+


Stiff blue cardstock covers, lettered in gold, spiral-bound. Mild shelf wear, covers a bit tanned toward edges, light thumbing crease to back cover. 49 pp., b&w illus. View more info