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Image for <b> Your Guide to New York </b><br>[New York City]

Your Guide to New York
[New York City]

By: Bernard, Sid

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Bernard Publications,: 1956.

Seller ID: 007393


From the Introduction: " This is not an ordinary guide book with just plain facts and figures. ...endeavored to show the outstanding features ...and take the reader behind the scenes a little, adding humorous and true stories about Sightseeing." Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Stapled pictorial wraps. 8 inches tall. 96 pages with index and map on rear endpage. View more info

Image for <b>Over the Door: The Ornamental Stonework of New York  </b><br>[Architecture]

Over the Door: The Ornamental Stonework of New York
[Architecture]

By: Yang, John

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New Jersey:, Princeton Architectural Press,: 1995.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008557


A study of the ornamental sandstone reliefs on New York City brownstones and tenements of the late 19th century. The dialogue between historical documentation and the artist's personal vision makes Over the Door a landmark book of photography, as well as a photographic book of landmarks. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for ...<b> The Streets of Old New York </b><br>

... The Streets of Old New York

By: Brierly, J. Ernest

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Hastings House,: 1953<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007392


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a clear protective Mylar sleeve; has wear top and bottom spine and a stain on rear panel. 8.25 inches tall. 127 pages. Illustrated on each other page. The author has collected a series of articles and then illustrated each one. A delightful history of the city. View more info

Image for <b> The Color of a Great City </b>

The Color of a Great City

By: Dreiser. Theodore

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1923

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010018


Dreiser's tribute to some of the varied scenes of New York life as he remembered them between 1900 and 1915. Chapters include: The Waterfront, The Car Yard, The Toilers of the Tenements, The Pushcart Man, A Vanished Seaside Resort, Characters, Hell's Kitchen, The Men in the Snow, The Sandwich Man," and The Love Affairs of Little Italy. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Minor bump upper front corner. Sp... View more info

Image for <b>A Natural History of New York City.<br> A Personal Report After Fifty Years of Study & Enjoyment of Wildlife Within The Boundaries Of Greater New York.</b>

A Natural History of New York City.
A Personal Report After Fifty Years of Study & Enjoyment of Wildlife Within The Boundaries Of Greater New York.

By: Kieran, John

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin Company,: 1959.

Edition: First Edition/First Printing.

Seller ID: 003763


Blue linen cloth coved boards. Spine titles in blue, front decorated with NYC skyline and Empire State Building. Top edge stained orange. Bindings square and tight, text clean. Endpages decorated with a map. Light shelf handling. Dust jacket is price-clipped. Spine sun-darkened. Light wear to edges now in a protective Mylar sleeve. 428 pages. 8.75 inches tall. Chapters Include: History; Geology; Geography and Climate; Fresh Water Wonders; An Ample Supply of I... View more info

Image for <b> King's Handbook of New York City 1892: An Outline History and Description of the American Metropolis </b>

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

By: King, Moses

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 2001

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: 009659


An outline history and description of the American metropolis. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has a minor bump on upper rear spine corner. Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 8.25 inches tall; 928 pages with index and original illustrations. View more info

Image for <b>Brooklyn...and How It Got That Way  </b>

Brooklyn...and How It Got That Way

By: McCullough, David W.

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1983

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009640


A nice pictorial stroll through Brooklyn, past and present. Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Previous owner's name on free endpage. 4to; 28.5 cm; 11.25 inches tall; 271 pages with bibliography. Map endpages. Illustrated with historical photographs. View more info

Image for <b> Paris versus New York: The Complete Series of Two Cities </b>

Paris versus New York: The Complete Series of Two Cities

By: Muratyan, Vahram

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Penguin Books,: 2012.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008912


"In his witty, high-concept, high-colored flipbook "Paris Versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities" ...Mr. Muratyan uses splashy collagist art to showcase the visual beauty marks of the two metropolises."--The New York Times Unused, Unopened, Unread, Minor retail ding to lower dust jacket now in a clear protective Mylar sleeve. Still Giftable. View more info

Image for ...<b>  Manhattan Shores : An Expedition Around Manhattan Island</b><br>

... Manhattan Shores : An Expedition Around Manhattan Island

By: Rosen, Laura

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London:, Thames & Hudson,: 1998<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007965


Over a period of three years, working in all seasons and kinds of weather, Laura Rosen made her way around Manhattan Island with her camera. Manhattan Shores captures a world where landscape and architecture meet in strange and wonderful combinations, a world of decay and transformation, history and neglect, beauty and desecration. Accompanied by Rosen's wryly affectionate, deeply knowledgeable text, this is a book that reveals New York City's past, present and eve... View more info

Image for ...<b>What I Saw in New York; or a Bird's Eye View of City Life.</b>

...What I Saw in New York; or a Bird's Eye View of City Life.

By: Ross, Joel H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Auburn, New York:, Derby & Miller,: 1851.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003891


Bound in blind-stamped red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Width: 5.25" Height: 7.5". 326 pages plus 10 pages of advertisements. Work is illustrated with frontispiece and three-page pictorial representation of "manual alphabet." ---- Book shows light handling wear, Binding is firm with a hint of a lean. Previous owner's name is written on blank preliminary page. Pages exhibit scattered light foxing with a clean otherwise bright text. Some restoration to spin... View more info

Image for <b> The Women Who Made New York </b>

The Women Who Made New York

By: Scelfo, Julie

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Berkley, California, Seal Press: 2016

Seller ID: 009930


'Forgetting-and belatedly remembering-women is a historiographical tradition as old as history itself. The Women Who Made New York positions itself as an antidote to that process...With its romantic illustrations and requisite three pages dedicated to Joan Didion, it would be easy to dismiss The Women Who Made New York as mere gifting bait for anyone with a niece at Barnard College. (And to be clear, your niece probably will love this.) But for every tale that makes you ... View more info

Image for …<b>Flirtations in America, or, High Life in New York.</b>

Flirtations in America, or, High Life in New York.

By: Sealsfield, Charles [Carl (or Karl) Anton Postl]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: [date Unknown], T.B. Peterson and Bros.,: [date Unknown] c1840

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Seller ID: 007975


A romance of fashionable life in New York during the great speculation of 1836. From Cover: “Life Among the Upper Ten”. Written in the form of a novel, from the Preface written by a person well acquainted with the upper circles. 1 preliminary leaf, 7-287 pages; 9.75 inches tall. Text printed in double columns. Text clean with even moderate toning and occasional spotting. Brown paper wrappers, glued spine. Wear to wrappers and some to corners of text-block. Upper s... View more info

Image for <b>The Magnificent Seasons: How the Jets, Mets, and Knicks Made Sports HIstory and Uplifted a City and the Country  </b>

The Magnificent Seasons: How the Jets, Mets, and Knicks Made Sports HIstory and Uplifted a City and the Country

By: Shamsky, Art ; Zeman, Barry ; Costas, Bob ; Namath, Joe ; Seaver, Tom ; Bradley, Bill

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009764


The remarkable story of the season when the New York Jets, Mets, and Knicks all won championships, recounted by the players who made it happen and the fans who experienced it. In 1969 three underdog New York sports teams won World Championships. It was an unprecedented feat in the history of sports, and it helped bring the nation's largest city---and much of the country---euphoria to balance the lingering political despair of 1969. And here, in The Magnificent Se... View more info

Image for <b> The Brooklyn Cookbook </b>

The Brooklyn Cookbook

By: Stallworth, Lyn ; Kennedy, Jr. Rod

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1992

Edition: Fourth Printing.

Seller ID: 009435


'What defines our food is . . . attitude and memory. The Brooklyn attitude is, 'You respect me, I'll respect you; but believe me--my neighborhood, and my food, is best,' quips Stallworth. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; 10 inches tall; 417 pages with an index; Illustrated. View more info

Image for <b>A Landmark History of New York: Including a Guide to Commemorative Sites and Monuments</b><br>

A Landmark History of New York: Including a Guide to Commemorative Sites and Monuments

By: Ulmann, Albert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York – London, D. Appleton-Century Company,: 1939

Seller ID: 005750


Navy blue cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles and color paste-on. Bindings square and tight. Text clean and very bright. 440 pages with Index. 8.25 inches tall. Dust jacket light handling wear with price of $3.50, in a protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b> Official Book of the Silver Jubilee of Greater New York; May 26 to June 23, 1923 </b>

Official Book of the Silver Jubilee of Greater New York; May 26 to June 23, 1923

By: Wanamaker, Rodman (Mayor's Committee, Chairman)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, M.R. Brown Printing and Binding Company: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009469


This special edition was presented to the delegates of the Democratic National Convention in NYC June 1924. A history of New York City including a schedule of events; nicely illustrated with historical photographs. A section of advertising appears at the end.Blue cloth spine to decorated paper boards. Small folio: 31cm; 12.25 inches tall; 284 pages. First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling... View more info

Image for …<b >Manhattan Kaleidoscope. A Genteel Rambling Account of the New York Scene 1870-1945. </b>

Manhattan Kaleidoscope. A Genteel Rambling Account of the New York Scene 1870-1945.

By: Weitenkampf, Frank

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1947.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 005828


Bindings square and tight. Moderate handling wear. Text clean. Dust jacket with the price of $2.75 has wear to edges, some chipping with small loss spine tips. 290 pages with index. 8.5 inches tall. The history and development of New York City, using creative anecdotes of artists, musicians, actors and other personalities. View more info

Image for ...<b>The Battle for the Soul of New York  </b><br>

...The Battle for the Soul of New York

By: [Gilded Age]Sloat, Warren

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Cooper Square Press,: 2002.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 006425


A Battle for the Soul of New York chronicles the uncertain and shifting transition between the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era, and features anarchists, gangsters, swaggering cops, prostitutes, saloon owners, and a narrative that gathers momentum and sweeps to a rousing conclusion. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Line drawings throughout book come from New York newspapers of the 19th century. View more info

Image for ...<b>Greenwich Village : A Photographic Guide  </b><br>

...Greenwich Village : A Photographic Guide

By: [New York City] Delaney, Edmund T. & Lockwood, Charles

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Dover Publications Inc.,: 1976.<br>

Seller ID: 007385


SIGNED with an inscription by the photographer George Roos. A panorama of New York city in B/W photographs with accompanying text.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. 99 pages with index. View more info

Image for ...<b>Summer Days And Summer Nights. A Summer City by the Sea</b>

...Summer Days And Summer Nights. A Summer City by the Sea

By: [New York City] uncredited author

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York:, The Merchants' Association of New York,: 1898.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004790


42 unnumbered pages. Width: 3.5" Height: 6.5". This Pocket-sized guide book is staple-bound in its original printed green wrappers with color decorative design to the front cover. Published by the Merchant's Association this booklet promotes Coney Island, Shelter Island, Glen Island, the Sound, the Hudson River, the New Jersey coast. Promoting beaches, waterfront amusements, the city's parks, roof gardens, The booklet shows light external wear. The binding is sou... View more info