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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$100.00

Ephemera
KID GLOVES 1897
New York: P. Centemeri & Co., 1897

5.25" x 3.25". 20 pp illustrated with 3 b/w photographs. Order form & envelope laid in. Stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #013396



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Fontaine & Cie.
ALBUM DE SERRURERIE DECORATIVE
Paris: Fontaine & Cie., 1900

Not dated - preface mentions previous 1900 edition. Small folio. 54 pp text followed by hundreds of b/w plates with multiple images. Cloth-backed marbled boards, remnants of illegible paper spine label. VG, rubber stamp of Fontaine & Cie, 247 Park Ave, New York City, at the top of numerous pages. Text pages toned, coated stock of plate pages clean & unmarked, edges of boards rubbed. Name of Fontaine NYC employee written at top of second blank page with notation, "offert a Monsieur Corbett architecte."
Inventory number #013245



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$400.00

Sandler, Irving. Foreword by August Heckscher
Sculpture in Environment; [catalogue of an exhibition] Oct. 1-31, 1967
NY: New York City Administration of Recreation.and Cultural Affairs, 1967

Square octavo. [48] pp; [24] b/w photographs. Orange stapled wraps with title in white on front cover. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; a few tiny scratches beneath title on cover, gentle vertical crease to back cover. Exhibition catalog for New York City's first major outdoor group exhibition of temporary public art, entitled "Sculpture in Environment," organized by Doris Freedman, and curated by Sam Green. The show encompassed the works of 24 artists including Alexander Calder, Claes Oldenburg, and Louise Nevelson installed at 9 city park locations and 15 public or corporate buildings or plazas.
Inventory number #013236



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Early, Eleanor
NEW YORK HOLIDAY
NY: Rinehart & Co., 1950

First edition. Octavo. 376 pp; index. Black cloth with silver-lettered spine, no jacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; top & bottom of spine show light wear. More than a travel guide, the veteran writer gives a sense of the people and neighborhoods.
Inventory number #013104



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Walton, Frank L.
TOMAHAWKS TO TEXTILES: The Fabulous Story of Worth Street
NY: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1953

First edition. Octavo. xii, 177 pp plus 19 maps & b/w illustrations. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt-lettered cover & spine, lacks dustjacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; minor rubbing to spine ends & corners.
Inventory number #012964



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Rosen, Laura
TOP OF THE CITY: New York's Hidden Rooftop World
NY: Thames and Hudson, 1982

Quarto. 167 pp; fully illustrated with 27 color & 141 b/w photographs. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean copy with no markings, minimal shelf wear to covers.
Inventory number #012707



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: New


Price:
$15.00

Morrone, Francis & Matthew A. Postal
The Municipal Art Society of New York City: 10 Architectural Walks in Manhattan
NY: Norton, 2009

First edition. Octavo. 304 pp; color photographs & route maps throughout; bibliography; index. Paperback. A fine, unused copy. The Municipal Art Society of New York has offered Manhattan walking tours for over 50 years. This illustrated guidebook takes visitors to the great buildings, spaces, and neighborhoods of Manhattan. Highlights include downtown New York; Madison Square; the High Line; Art Deco structures in Midtown; Grand Central Terminal; Central Park, and others.
Inventory number #012273



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$60.00

Pennoyer, Peter & Anne Walker
THE ARCHITECTURE OF WARREN & WETMORE
NY: W. W. Norton, 2006

First edition. Quarto. 256 pp; 40 color & 300 duotone photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. A new, unused copy. At the turn of the 20th century, Beaux-Arts-trained Whitney Warren and lawyer Charles D. Wetmore put their stamp on New York City with Grand Central Terminal. Their mansions, clubs, hotels, apartment houses, and office buildings were powerful emblems of the era.
Inventory number #012172



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Wolfe, Tom, Walter Kerr, Judith Crist et al
New York Herald Tribune Presents New York, New York
NY: Dial Press, 1964

First printing. Octavo. 190 pp. Blue cloth with silver lettering on cover & spine, no jacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, light wear to joints at top & bottom of spine. A collection of essays about New York City in the 1960's.
Inventory number #011507



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Heckscher, August
ALIVE IN THE CITY: Memoir of an Ex-Commissioner
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1974

First edition. Octavo. 294 pp; b/w photographs; index; map endpapers. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, clean, unmarked copy, thin strip at top & bottom edge sunned; price-clipped jacket spine sunned from green to blue.
Inventory number #011506



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Strunsky, Simeon
NO MEAN CITY
NY: E.P. Dutton, 1944

First edition. Octavo. 285 pp. Original blue cloth, no jacket. VG, former owner name on front free endpaper, spine lightly faded, front pastedown tanned. Simeon Strunsky (1879-1948), a Russian-born essayist, was on the staff of the New York Evening Post and then the New York Times. His most notable contributions to the Times were his editorial-page essays titled "Topics of the Times." His columns also appeared in Atlantic Monthly, Bookman, Collier's, and Harper's Weekly.
Inventory number #011505



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Baral, Robert
TURN WEST ON 23RD: A Toast to New York's Old Chelsea
NY: Fleet Publishing, 1965

First edition. Octavo. 128 pp; b/w photographs & illustrations by Ron Chereskin. Cloth, no jacket. VG, old price in red pencil on front free endpaper, else an unmarked copy; spine gilt dull, top
Inventory number #011504



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Lindsay, John V.
THE CITY
NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1970

First printing. Octavo. 240 pp. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, clean, unmarked copy, rear free endpaper toned; unclipped jacket has minor edgewear, white spine lightly soiled.
Inventory number #011503



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Miller, Kenneth D. & Ethel Prince Miller
THE PEOPLE ARE THE CITY: 150 Years of Social and Religious Concern in New York City.
NY: Macmillan, 1962

octavo. 258 pp; b/w photographs; appendix; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket edges lightly chipped. History of the New York City Mission Society.
Inventory number #011502



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$40.00

Dutch Treat Club
In Praise of Working Women: Florens Numquam Deflorata
NY: Dutch Treat Club, 1989

Small octavo. 79 pp; well illustrated. Tan cloth with gilt lettering on cover & spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, front cover has short black mark, else vg.
Inventory number #011493



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Fowler, Gene
BEAU JAMES
NY: Viking Press, 1949

Octavo. x, 389 pp, illustrated with 16 pp of b/w photographs; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near fine/VG; jacket has small chip to top of front panel and near the heel and a couple of small closed tears and light edgewear. The chronicle of James J. Walker, New York City's 100th mayor, known to millions as "Jimmy".
Inventory number #011315



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

[1939 World's Fair] Flannagan, Roy C.
THE STORY OF LUCKY STRIKE
Richmond, VA: Richmond News Leader, 1938

New York World's Fair Edition. Small octavo. 94 pp; sepia photographs. Light brown-paper covered boards with blind stamp of 1939 NY World's Fair logo & off-white paper label on cover with title & author. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. The history of the tobacco industry. This book was sold at the Lucky Strike Building at the 1939 World's Fair.
Inventory number #010817



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$30.00

Title Guarantee & Trust Company
Early Days of the Island of Manhattan and its Environs 1626-1776
NY: Title Guarantee & Trust Company, n.d.

(ca 1927). Oblong octavo. 74 pp; illustrated with halftones of paintings by John Ward Dunsmore, and Edward Henry. Illustrated card covers. Near Fine with very light bumps to corners of oversized covers.
Inventory number #010799



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Gilder, Rodman
STATUE OF LIBERTY ENLIGHTENING THE WORLD
NY: The New York Trust Company, 1943

Octavo. 40 pp; illustrated with b/w photographs in the text. Blue boards with, illustrated endpapers, gilt titles, and illustration pasted on front board. VG, small scuff to cover illustration. Published during WW II, the story of the statue and bank logo for New York Trust was issued when 'The forces of liberty are struggling once more against the forces of oppression'
Inventory number #010772



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$10.00

Morley, Christopher
SWISS FAMILY MANHATTAN
NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1932

Small octavo. 208 pp. Blue cloth with silver lettering & cover outline of the Empire State building, no jacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine a bit faded,
Inventory number #010634