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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



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$10.00

Faison, S. Lane
ART TOURS & DETOURS IN NEW YORK STATE
NY: Random House, 1964

Octavo. 303 pp; b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG
Inventory number #010560



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$10.00

Whalen, Richard J.
A CITY DESTROYING ITSELF. An Angry View of New York
NY: William Morrow and Company, 1965

Octavo. 127 pp; b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG
Inventory number #010559



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

Scherer, Kees
THIS IS NEW YORK
London: Bruna/Deutsch, 1961

First edition. 7" x 4.5". 121 b/w photogravure plates. Original stiff photographic wrappers. VG, laminate over spine is lifting but intact, binding tight and clean, light edge wear, preliminary pages moderately spotted with very fine pin-point spots but not affecting any of the photographs. Photos of by renowned Dutch photographer Kees Scherer, who was one of the Netherlands' most popular and respected photographers. This distinctive photobook looks at early 1960s New York City with European eyes and fully conveys Scherer's fascination with the dynamics of light. With text in English by Dutch journalist Max Tak, featuring 121 captioned b/w photographs. Preceded by a 1960 Dutch edition.
Inventory number #010551



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


Price:
$20.00

Grimes, William
APPETITE CITY: A Culinary History of New York
NY: North Point Press, 2009

First printing. Octavo. 368 pp; b/w photographs; bibliography; index. Paper-covered boards with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, bottom of spine lightly bumped; unclipped jacket a bit creased at bottom spine, else no wear. Former NY Times restaurant critic William Grimes has written a fascinating history of New York city dining from the early 19th century to the present.
Inventory number #010016



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$40.00

Clouston, Adella Octavia
THE LADY OF THE ROBINS: A Romance of Some of New York's 400
Boston: American Humane Education Society, 1910

Twelvemo. 194 pp + (8) pp of advts for the publisher. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on cover. VG, light fraying to spine ends, spine a bit darkened, else a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #009995



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


Price:
$65.00

McBride, Mary Margaret
A LONG WAY FROM MISSOURI [Signed]
NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1959

Second impression. Octavo. 254 pp; drawings by Vasiliu. Two-tone cloth with dustjacket. Inscribed by the author. VG/VG, covers clean & bright, front free endpaper browned from newspaper clipping [NY Herald Tribune, July 10, 1960, now in plastic sleeve], old cello-tape residue on rear free endpaper; unclipped jacket bright with no chips or tears. Memoir of the radio personality's early days in New York City as a girl news reporter.
Inventory number #009744



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Stern, Robert A.M. & John Massengale
THE ANGLO AMERICAN SUBURB
NY: St. Martin's Press, 1982

Quarto. 96 pp; many illustrations, some in color. Paperback. VG, covers show moderate edgewear. This book is an outgrowth of an exhibition on Suburbs at the Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York City. It takes a close look at the history of suburbs in both England and the U.S. The suburbs include Chestnut Hill, Garden City, Bedford Park, Bronxville, Hampstead Gardens, Oak Bluffs, Tuxedo Park, Palm Beach, Coral Gables, River Oaks, and many others.
Inventory number #009702



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$40.00

Tebbel, John
A CERTAIN CLUB: One Hundred Years of the Players
NY: The Players, 1989

Octavo. 348 pp; color & b/w photographs. Red cloth with gilt-lettered spine, all edges gilt in illustrated slipcase.
Inventory number #009526



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$50.00

Stewart, George Woodbridge, ed.
THE PLAYERS: After 75 Years
NY: The Players, 1968

Octavo. 267 pp; color frontispiece, b/w photos of club interior, drawings by Marshall Goodman; list of officers, list of players. Maroon cloth with gilt spine label. VG, minor rubbing to corners of spine. This seventy-fifth anniversary book of Gramercy Park's Players Club presents the nature and composition of the Club from 1938 to 1963 is full of reminiscences from members.
Inventory number #009525



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$60.00

Worden, Helen
ROUND MANHATTAN'S RIM
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1934

First edition. Octavo. 302 pp; illustrated by the author. Original blue cloth, maps on endpapers. No jacket. VG, spine lightly sunned, else a clean, unmarked copy. Helen Worden Erskine, 1896-1984, journalist and author of The Real New York, Here is New York, and Out of this World (about the Collyer Brothers and other hermits).
Inventory number #009314



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


Price:
$15.00

James, Theodore, Jr.
THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING
NY: Harper & Row, 1975

First printing. Octavo. 180 pp; many b/w illustrations; appendix: statistics; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, remainder mark on top edge; jacket has small chip at top edge, now protected in mylar.
Inventory number #009283



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Turner, Florence
AT THE CHELSEA
NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987

Octavo. 150 pp; 8 pp of b/w photographs. Paperback. VG, remainder mark on top edge, else a clean, unmarked copy. For over 100 years, this extraordinary building, part hotel, part rooming house, part sanctuary, has been one of the most important landmarks of international bohemianism
Inventory number #009280



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$40.00

Broderick, Mosette
TRIUMVIRATE: McKim, Mead & White: Art, Architecture, Scandal, and Class in America's Gilded Age
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010

First edition. Octavo. 581 pp; numerous b/w photographs; appendix; notes; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. The author traces the story of the influential Gilded Age architectural firm, describing its partners' shared vision about the role of architecture in shaping a transitioning America and establishing an architectural practice that would set an international standard.
Inventory number #009136



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: As New
Jacket: As New


Price:
$20.00

Morris, Bob
CRISPIN THE TERRIBLE
NY: Callaway Editions, 2000

Oblong quarto. [32] pp; color illustraitons by Dasha Ziborova. Hardcover with dustjacket. A fine copy in fine unclipped jacket. Press release laid in. Lovely watercolor illustrations tell the story of Crispin, the dandy feline hero who longs for a sense of independence.
Inventory number #009118



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$10.00

Browning, Judith H.
NEW YORK CITY: Yesterday and Today 30 Timeless Walking Adventures
Stamford, CT: Corsair Publications, 1990

Octavo. 414 pp; illustrated throughout in b/w; bibliography. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. The walking tours include historic Trinity Church, the New York Federal Reserve, Brooklyn Heights, Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace Museum, Grand Central Terminal, Gracie Mansion, Grant's Tomb, Morris-Jumel Mansion, the Cloisters, and others.
Inventory number #008805