Books on New York City and New York State
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  • Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association Third Annual Meeting Vol. II 1902.  Albany: New York State Historical Association, 1902. . Near fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and the same on the front board. The cloth at the head of the spine is rubbed and slightly worn with hints of fraying and there is a prior owner's name on the front paste down. The full title reads: "Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association Third Annual Meeting with Constitution and By-Laws and List of Members...." This 74 page book contains articles on Fort Ticonderoga, Ethan Allen, Lord Howe, the Legend of Duncan Campbell, Montcalm, and the Evolution of American Free Government. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Sir William Johnson and two photographs.
    TB19568  $40.00



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    Abbott, Wilbur C.:  New York in the American Revolution.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition. Very near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with a white paper label on the spine and illustrated end papers. An octavo of 8 7/8 by 5 7/8 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine crimped inward and with mild bumping to the fore corners of the front board. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with 1/4 inch chipping at the ends of the spine area and a 1/4 inch deep chip at the upper edge of the front panel and shallow chipping to the upper edge of the rear panel. The spine area is tanned. 302 pages including an index, bibliography, text and illustrated from reproductions of contemporary works of art. The author traces the history of New York City during the American Revolution.
    TB31548  $75.00



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    Adirondack Mountain Club and Douglas Welch:  Adirondack Bibliographies (Three Volumes).  Utica, New York: Adirondack Mountain Club, Inc., The Adirondack Museum and North Country Books, 1958, 1973 and 1994. All First Editions, First Printings. A three volume set of books providing a complete bibliography dealing with the Adirondack region of upper New York State. These volumes cover books, pamphlets and periodical articles All three are first editions. None of them have dust jackets. Adirondack Bibliography by the Adirondack Mountain Club is a first edition of 1958. It is fine in medium green cloth covered boards with a faint stain to the cloth at the lower fore edge of the front board. 354 pages including an index to 7,539 listed items. Adirondack Bibliography Supplement 1956-1965 by the Adirondack Mountain Club is near fine in light green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and illustrated end sheets. 198 pages including an index. The cloth at lower fore edges of the boards are faded. Adirondack Books: 1966-1992 by Douglas Welch is fine in illustrated paper covered boards with white text on the spine and front board. A quarto containing 145 pages including an index, a list of additional titles, a list of un-located titles and text.
    TB30011  $100.00



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    Alstyne, L. Van:  Burying Grounds of Sharon, Connecicut, Amenia and North East, New York.  Amenia, NY: Walsh, Griffen & Hoysradt, Printers, 1903. First Edition. Very near fine in its original dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and blind embossed borders on the boards. A small quarto of 9 3/4 by 6 1/4 inches with occasional pencil notes in the margins and with the cloth lightly rubbed at the head and heel of the spine. Without a dust jacket. 246 pages of text followed by a one page index cemeteries and a one page errata.
    TB32719  $60.00



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    American Bankers Association:  Book of New York.  New York: American Bankers Association, 1922. . Very good in heavy, printed paper wraps over a sewn adhesive binding. A quarto of 12 by 9 1/8 inches with rubbing and wear to the covers and chips to the ends of the fold-over over the spine. The contents are clean and bright. The center fold of "New York From The Sky, October 1922" is present but not bound-in as it was intended. Penciled notation by an early prior owner appear on the last seven pages. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout from earlier works of art and images from black and white photographs. Published as a promotional piece for the American Bankers Association Convention held in New York City on October 2-6, 1922.
    TB31921  $25.00



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    Andrews, William Loring:  New Amsterdam New Orange New York.  New York: Dodd, Mead And Company, 1897. First Edition. Very good- in orange cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text and gilt borders on the front board and with the top edge of the text block gilt. A small quarto of 9 by 6 3/8 with the cloth on the spine soiled and with soiling to the front and rear board nearest to the spine. The cloth over the front joint is beginning to part and the cloth at the head and heel of the spine is beginning to fray. There is an early prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and a blind embossed prior owner's seal on the rear end page. Without a dust jacket. One of only 170 copies printed. 142 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a color map frontispiece, a color vignette on the title page, 31 photogravures on copper, 3 photogravures on gelatine.
    TB29888  $150.00



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    Autor Unknown:  The Case Of The Seneca Indians In The State of New York Illustrated By Facts.  Philadelphia: Society of Friends, 1840. First Edition. Very good in its original, patterned, brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and gilt rules on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 5 3/8 inches with a 1/2 inch deep chip to the cloth at the upper edge of the spine with rubbing and wear to the fore corners of the boards and general foxing to the pages throughout the text block. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. 256 pages including an index and text. "Printed for the information of the Society of Friends, by direction of the joint committees on Indian affairs, of the four yearly meetings of friends of Genesee, New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore." Thomas W. Field in his An Essay toward An Indian Bibliography states: "The Senecas having, at the suggestion of the Society of Friends, consented to sell their lands, a controversy arose regarding the transaction which became on the part of their opponents somewhat acrimonious." . (Sabin, 79105; Field, 252)
    TB32866  $300.00



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    Babcock, Louis:  The War Of 1812 On The Niagara Frontier.  Buffalo, New York: Buffalo Historical Society, 1927. First Edition. Very good in its original blind embossed, dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 by 6 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine worn, two, narrow vertical stains down the spine, rubbing to the cloth at the tips of the boards and a prior owner's name written in flow pen on the front paste down. Marginal notations in pencil are noted. 385 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece from a black and white photograph, several maps (one of which is a fold-out map) and black and white images from photographs at the rear of the book. Dwight L. Smith in his The War Of 1812 An Annotated Bibliography states of this title: "Narrative of the entire war in this theater, interlarded with relevant documents." (Smith, 381 p.90)
    TB33241  $75.00



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    Balon, Hilary, Editor:  The Greatest Grid The Master Plan of Manhattan 1811-2011.  New York: Museum of the City of New York and Columbia University Press, (2012). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and printed white paper covered boards with yellow text on the spine and black text on the front board with an outline of Manhattan island. An oblong octavo of 9 by 12 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. Signed with a warm inscription by the author on the title page. 226 pages of text and illustrated throughout with maps, facsimiles of older maps and documents and imags from line art sketches and photographs.
    TB32630  $125.00



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    Barber, John Warner:  The History And Antiquities Of New England, New York And New Jersey.  Worcester, Mass.: Dorr, Howland & Co., 1841. First Edition. Very good in its contemporary, full leather (calf) covered boards with faded and rubbed gilt text and decorations on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/4 by 5 1/4 inches with the leather at the head of the spine worn down to the text block and shallow chipping of the leather at the heel of the spine. There is also considerable foxing throughout the pages, but none so bad as to render the text unreadable. 576 pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece and throughout the text with line drawings and wood cut engravings by the author. The fold-out, hand colored map following the preface has lost 2/3rds of its width which has been replaced with a color facsimile. (Howes, B-124)
    TB32451  $200.00



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    Barber, John Warner:  The History And Antiquities Of New England, New York, New Jersey And Pennsylvania.  Hartford, Conn.: H. S. Parsons & Co., 1846. Third Edition of 1846. Very good in its original full leather covered boards with extensive gilt tool work and gilt text on the spine with the edges of the text block marbled. An octavo of 8 by 5 inches with rubbing to the boards and the edges of the boards The contents are mildly foxed in the margins throughout. The fold-out map is missing. 624 pages of text illustrated a frontispiece and from "numerous" woodcut engravings. The first edition of this title was published in Hartford in 1840 and contained only 576 pages. (Howes, B-124)
    TB31670  $175.00



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    Barber, John W. and Henry Howe:  Historical Collections Of The State Of New York; Containing A General Collection Of The Most Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, anecdotes, &c Relating To Its History And Antiquities With Geographical Descriptions Of Every Township In The State..  New York: S. Tuttle, 1841. First Edition. Recently rebound in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine with gilt rules around the title. An thick octavo measuring 9" by 5 1/2". The pages are lightly spotted with foxing throughout particularly around the outside margins and there are occasional notations in ink by an early prior owner. 608 pages which are illustrated with 230 engravings, a frontispiece and 12 plates (following pages 44, 116, 140, 148, 220, 268, 372, 424, 432, 472, 508 and 552) all by the author. Howes calls for 10 plates and the map. The hand-colored, fold-out map of New York following the front index (page 12) is in very acceptable condition with a 3" long tear at the left margin and a 3" long closed tear at one of the lower folds of the map, both professionally repaired. Several early prior owner's have penciled their names and made mathematical notes on the end pages. Considered by Howes to be "mildly scarce". (Howes, B-122; Sabin, 3331) A tight handsome and thoroughly complete copy.
    TB26568  $250.00



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    Beaton, Cecil:  Cecil Beaton's New York.  Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1938). First Edition. Very good in its original yellow cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 3/4 inches with soiling and tanning to the spine and soiling to the front and rear boards and with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down, and with the ghost of tape marks on both front and rear end sheets. The contents are clean, but the pages adjacent to the plates there are spots of foxing. Without its issued dust jacket. Signed by the author with "Best wishes | Cecil Beaton" on the first free end page. 261 pages including an index. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and throughout with images from black and white photographs and line art sketches by the author.
    TB32838  $375.00



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    Bernstein, Peter L.:  Wedding of the Waters The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation.  New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2005. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/2 blue and light tan paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust a jacket. 448 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a two page map frontispiece and a section of black and white photographs of contemporary works of art.
    TB22829  $20.00




  • Bliven, Bruce, Jr.:  Under the Guns New York: 1775-1776.  New York: Harper & Row, 1972. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine & a blind embossing on the front board. In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket. 397 pages containing an index, chapter notes, list of sources, text and a large fold-out map of New York and its environs.
    TB21973  $40.00



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    Board of Canal Commissioners:  The Official Reports of the Canal Commissioners Of The State Of New York And The Acts Of The Legislature Respecting Navigable Communications Between The Great Western and Northern Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean.  Newburgh, NY: B. F. Lewis & Shelton & Kewnsett, 1817. First Edition. Good in 1/4 leather and printed paper covered boards with text on the front board and advertisements on the rear board. An octavo of 8 7/8 by 5 1/2 inches with much of the printed paper around the edges of the front board worn away and abrasions to what remains. The contents show dampness stains throughout and there is an early prior owner's name at the upper fore corner of the first page of text. 112 pages of text. The three folding maps are missing. (Sabin, 53564)
    TB31122  $300.00



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    Bolton, Reginald Pelham:  Relics Of The Revolution The Story Of The Discovery Of The Buried Remains Of Military Life In Forts And Camps On Manhattan Island.  New York: Self-published, 1916. First Edition. Very good- in tan cloth covered boards with dark gray text on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto measuring 10 3/4" by 7 3/4" with the cloth at the tips of the boards worn through, a 1 inch closed tear to the cloth at the lower end of the spine and with rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. 214 pages of text. Illustrated with a color frontispiece, black and white photographs and a map. Provides "A description of how the work was done and what was found." (Milton M. Klein: New York in the American Revolution A Bibliography, 395; Gephart, 7051)
    TB28832  $250.00



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    Bourne, Russell:  Floating West The Erie and Other American Canals.  New York: W. W. Norton & Company, (1992). First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/2 dark red cloth and bright red paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9" by 7 1/4". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 232 pages including an index, bibliography, acknowledgments and text. Illustrated with two sections of contemporary works of art, maps, black and white photographs, line drawings,
    TB26638  $25.00



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    Braynard, Frank O.:  A Tugman's Sketchbook Pen and Ink Impressions Of New York Harbor And The Ships That Use It - Big and Small.  Tuckhoe, NY: John de Graff, Inc., 1965. First Edition. Fine in yellow-orange cloth covered boards with red text on the spine and front board. A quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2". In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with minor rubbing to the upper edges of the front and rear panels with a short, 1/4", closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel. Signed and inscribed by the author on the first free end page. 142 pages with illustrations on nearly every page.
    TB25856  $35.00



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    Brown, Henry Collins:  Glimpses of Old New York.  New York: Privately Printed for The Subscribers Anderson Galleries, 1917. First Edition. Very good+ in 1/2 dark blue leather and light blue cloth covered boards with five raised bands on the spin with gilt tool work and gilt text in the compartments and gilt borders on the front and rear boards. A quarto of 12 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches with marbled end sheets. The leather at the head and heel of the spine is rubbed as it is over the joints and tips of the boards. The third free end page has a 3 inch closed tear to its fore edge which has been professionally repaired. 381 pages of text and illustrated with a frontispiece and 96 plates many of which are in color.
    TB31621  $250.00



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    Brown, Henry Collins:  Valentine's Manual Of Old New York.  New York: Valentine's Manual Inc., 1923. First Edition. Near fine in light purple cloth covered boards with black text and decorations on the spine and the same on the front board. A 12mo of 7 1/4 by 5 inches with a hint of fading to the cloth over the spine and with foxing to the top edge of the text block. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with narrow chipping to the folds to the flaps. 366 pages including an index. Illustrated with a color plate of Alexander Hamilton, 6 plates in color and 83 black and white plates.
    TB30915  $60.00



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    Campbell, Patrick:  A Journey Through The Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792.  Rochester, NY: The University of Rochester Libraries, 1978. First Edition thus. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and tan paper covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, this copy is contained within its issued, paper covered slip case with a paper title label on the front board. Unpaginated. Originally published in London in 1799, this is a facsimile copy of the first printing of the book. Illustrated with two plates.
    TB29417  $30.00



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    Chalmers, Harvey, II:  The Birth Of The Erie Canal.  New York: Bookman Associates, 1960. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in gold cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board with illustrated end sheets. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches with a gift inscription on the first free end page. Very good+, price clipped dust jacket with shallow 1/8 inch deep chips at the upper edge of the spine area, two closed tears at the base of the same and nicks to the fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. Signed on the title page by the author without an inscription or date. 195 pages of text and illustrated with one section of black and white reproductions of contemporary works of art and with map end sheets. Written in collaboration with John H. Flandreau.
    TB33259  $20.00



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    Chalmers, Harvey, II:  The Birth Of The Erie Canal.  New York: Bookman Associates, 1960. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in gold cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board with illustrated end sheets. In a very good price clipped dust jacket with a 1" deep chip at the upper edge of the spine area which extends into the rear panel by 3/4". 195 pages of text and illustrated with one section of black and white reproductions of contemporary works of art. Written in collaboratio with John H. Flandreau.
    TB22228  $12.00



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    Chittenden, Lucius E.:  The Capture of Ticonderoga Annual Address Before the Vermont Historical Society.  Rutland, VT: Tuttle & Company, 1872. First Edition. Very good+ in its original bright blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board together with black embossed borders around the edges of the boards. A small quarto of 9 by 5 3/4 inches with minor light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and over the tips of the boards. The end sheets show spots of foxing, but no foxing appears in the text block. 127 pages of text. The author's focus shows primarily on Colonel Eathan Allen giving scant recognition to the contributions of Benedict Arnold.
    TB32893  $50.00




  • Condon, George E.:  Stars In The Water The Story Of The Erie Canal.  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974. Reprint of 1974. Very good+ in 1/4 light brown and tan cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and map end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6" with fading to the cloth on the spine and a prior owner's address label on the front paste down and the name written out in ink on the first free end page. Without its issued dust jacket. Signed by the author on the fly title page. 338 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary works of art, photographs and maps. The author relates the history of the development and construction of the Erie Canal as well as recreates life on and around the canal.
    TB23581  $30.00



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    Cooper, James Fenimore:  The Leatherstocking Saga.  New York: Pantheon Books, c.1954. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 green and brick red cloth covered boards with gilt on black title blocks on the spine with gilt rules and a black line art sketch of an Indian on horseback on the front board. An small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 6 1/4 inches with light foxing on the edges of the text block. Without a dust jacket; however, the book is contained within a very good+, paper covered slipcase with moderate wear to the opening edges. From the title page: "Being those parts of The Deerslayer, The Last Of The Mohicans, The Pathfinder, The Pioneers, and The Prairie which specially pertain to Natty Bumpo otherwise known as Pathfinder, Deerslayer or Hawkeye; the whole arranges in chronological order from Hawkeye's youth on the new York frontier in King George's War until his death on the Western prairies in Jefferson's Administration." Edited by Allan Nevins and illustrated with line drawings by Reginald Marsh. 833 pages of text. 833 pages of text. A very clean and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB26447  $35.00



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    Crane, Stephen:  Maggie A Girl Of The Streets A Story of New York.  Avon, Conn.: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. First thus. Fine in 1/2 black leather and stripped buckram cloth covered boards with gilt text and rules on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10 1/2" by 7 1/2" with a prior owner's address label on the rear paste down. Without its issued glassine dust jacket; however, the book is contained within a fine paper covered slipcase showing no rubbing, wear, dents, dings, cracks in the joints or wear. One of only 2,000 copies printed with this copy identified as number 969 and signed by the illustrator, Simon Abeles, on the colophon. 105 pages of text illustrated with copper etchings. A beautiful edition of the author's first novel the first edition of which he published himself under a pseudonym. A very fine, tight and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28101  $75.00



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    DeLuca, Dan W.:  The Old Leather Man Historical Accounts Of A Connecticut And New York Legend.  Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2008. Fifth Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and light gray paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A quarto measuring 11 by 8 inches. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 144 pages including an index, appendices and text. Illustrated throughout with photographic reproductions, maps and facsimile reproductions of contemporary news articles. Annotated by Dione Longley.
    TB33130  $30.00



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    Dring, Captain Thomas, and Henry B. Dawson:  Recollections Of The Jersey Prison-Ship From the Original Manuscript of Captain Thomas Dring, One Of The Prinsoners.  Orrisania, NY: Self-Published, 1865. Third Edition, Presentation Edition. Very near fine in 3/4 green morocco leather with five decorated, raised bands on the spine with gilt tool work and gilt text in the compartments and gilt rules at the edges of the leather near the green cloth covered boards. A quarto of 11 by 7 1/2 inches with the top edge of the text block gilt and with marbled end sheets. The leather over the spine has faded to a fine light brown color, the tips of the boards are lightly worn and the leather at the upper one inch of the boards near the spine is also very slightly faded owing to its height above octavo volumes shelved near it. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. This copy is a special presentation copy issued to John Ward Deane on Feb.22nd, 1866 and warmly inscribed and signed by the editor, Henry B. Dawson on the dedication page. It is also signed on the copyright page by Dawson and this copy identified as copy "K" of only 50 quarto copies printed, signed and numbered. 201 pages of text including a 72 page appendix followed by four blank pages, a full page image of the prison ship Jersey from an engraving, followed by a lengthy article of five pages from the New York Weekly Times dated Feb. 22, 1855 in facsimile titled: The Dungeons Of The Revolution. Reading this article one gets a deeply disturbing picture of the unsanitary,dreary and deadly conditions on board the prison ships in and around the New York harbor.
    TB32656  $750.00



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    Edmonds, Walter:  Erie Water.  Boston: Little, Brown, And Company, 1933. First Edition, Presentation Edition. Fine in 3/4 dark blue leather and blue-gray cloth covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with gilt text and tool work on the compartments and gilt rules on either side of the raised bands. An octavo of 8 1/8 by 5 3/8 with the top edge of the text block gilt and with marbled end sheets. Without a dust jacket as issued. A specially bound, signed and numbered presentation copy with this copy identified as number 23 of only 25 copies printed. The limitation page is signed by the author without an inscription or date. 506 pages of text. Historical fiction that focuses on the construction of the Erie Canal during the first quarter of the 19th century.
    TB32281  $450.00



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    Edmonds, Walter:  Young Ames.  Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1942. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in light gray cloth covered boards with a gilt on red title block on the spine. A small octavo measuring 8 1/8 by 5 3/8 inches with a hand written number written at the lower edge of the rear board which probably identified a book read by a previous owner. In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket with a 1" closed tear to the lower edge of the front panel and with a nearly rectangular 1 by 1/2 inch piece cut from the lower edge of the rear panel to expose the handwritten number at the lower edge of the rear board noted above. The author's seventh novel of historical fiction taking place in the early 1830's in New York City 350 pages of text. A very handsome, clean, crisp and neat copy with no prior ownership names or bookplates.
    TB28497  $60.00



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    Fawcett, Edgar:  A Romance of Old New York.  Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1897. First Edition. Very good+ in its original light yellow cloth covered boards with green text on the spine and green text with gilt decorations on the front board. A 16mo of 6 1/2 by 4 inches with tanning and light soiling to the cloth on the spine and light soiling to both boards. Pasted to the verso of the first free end page is a newspaper image of four columned Greek Revival home perhaps with a connection to this title. 204 pages of text.
    TB32184  $50.00



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    Flexner, James Thomas:  Mohawk Baronet Sir William Johnson of New York.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1959. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in red-orange cloth covered boards with a gilt on brown title block on the spine with the errata slip tipped-in within the illustrated section. The spine has a mild crease down its center and the end sheets show modest tanning at the hinge areas and with a prior owner's note on the rear end page. In a good price clipped dust jacket with 1/2" deep chipping across the ends of the spine area and heavy rubbing to the folds. 400 pages including an index. Illustrated with a section of reproductions of contemporary works of art.
    TB21850  $50.00



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    Francis, John W.:  Old New York; or, Reminiscences of the Past Sixty Years.  New York: Charles Roe, 1858. First Edition if the Revised and Enlarged Edition. An ex-library copy in very good condition in the original light brown cloth covered boards with faded gilt text on the spine with blind embossing on the spine and on the boards. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 4 3/4 inches with 1/4" deep chipping to the cloth at the head of the spine, light rubbing and wear to the cloth at the heel of the spine and the remnants of what was a book plate of some sort on the front paste down. The contents are marred with occasional spots of foxing. The only indication of this copy having been a library copy shows on page 13 where the stamp of "The Circulating Library of Savannah, GA." appears. 384 pages of text.
    TB30546  $50.00



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    French, Mary M. Billings:  Indian Captive The Experiences Of Zadock Steele Described In The Narrative Written By Himself.  Woodstock, Vermont: The Elm Tree Press, 1934. . Very good in 1/4 black cloth and light brown paper covered boards with printed, paper titles on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 9 by 6 1/8 inches with light rubbing to the cloth at the corners of the spine, a faint dampness stain to the upper fore corners of the boards and to the lower margins of the rear 24 pages and light foxing to the title page. Without a dust jacket. 46 pages of text with map end sheets.
    TB31003  $25.00



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    Gannon, Robert I.:  The Cardinal Spellman Story.  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in black cloth covered boards with a gilt on red title labels on the spine and front board. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/8 inches with a slight bow to the covers. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with one 1/4 inch deep chip at the upper edge of the spine area and several closed tears to both ends of the spine area and two very short closed tears across the top edge of the front panel. Warmly inscribed and signed by Spellman on the first free end page. 447 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece of Spellman from a black and white photograph and two sections of plates all from black and white photographs.
    TB31386  $100.00



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    Gendreau, Philip D., Photographer:  Original Photograph Looking Up Broadway from 33rd Street about 1906.  New York: Philip D. Gendreau, n.d.. . Original, black and white photograph measuring 9 3/4 by 7 10/16ths inches edge to edge in unblemished condition showing people walking up and down the sidewalk, gentlemen in hats and suits, ladies wearing hats and floor length dresses and both motor cars, trolleys and horse drawn carriages in the street. The verso side of the photograph is stamped in red ink with a notice from "Philip D. Gendreau, N.Y." and written in ink across the top edge is "US 2500 - USA New York, N.Y. Looking up Broadway from 33rd Street about 1906".
    TB31926  $50.00



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    Glatthaar, Joseph T. and James Kirby Martin:  Forgotten Allies The Oneida Indians And The American Revolution.  New York: Hill and Wang and division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2006). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black and light yellow paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket 434 pages including an index. Illustrated with maps and a section of black and white photographs.
    TB27699  $20.00




  • Harrison, Richard J.:  Long Island Rail Road Memories The Making of a Steam Locomotive Engineer.  New York: Quadrant Press, Inc., 1981. . Near fine in heavy, printed, paper wraps over a double stapled binding. A small quarto measuring 11" by 8" with light soiling to the front panel. Without a dust jacket as issued. 64 pages of text and photographs.
    TB25574  $20.00



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    Herlihy, James Leo:  Midnight Cowboy.  New York: Simon and Schuster, (1965). First Edition, First Printing. Very near fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/16 by 5 3/8 inches with fading at the head and heel of the spine and at the tips of the boards and with a slight roll to the spine and a prior owner's book plate on the at front paste down. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket. Laid-in at the front of the book is a 7 by 5 inch, black and white photograph of the author with a printed blurb at the bottom of the photograph regarding the book. This type of photo is often used by publishers when promoting books in review copies. 253 pages of text. This title was made into a movie in 1969 by the same title. It won an Academy Award for Best Picture and stared John Voit and Dustin Hoffman both of whom received an Academy Award nominations for best actor for their roles in the film.
    TB32093  $150.00



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    Herndon, Booton:  Bergdorf's on the Plaza The Story of Bergdorf Goodman and a Half-Century of American Fashion.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. First Edition, First Printing. Very good+ in 1/4 red cloth and light gray cloth covered boards with very faded gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 3/4 inches with the cloth on the spine faded and with the fore 1/2 inch of the front board faded and a prior owner's book plate on the first free end page and a second prior owner's name stmped in gilt near the lower edge on the front board. Without its issued dust jacket. 244 pages of text.
    TB32326  $150.00



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    Homberger, Eric:  The Historical Atlas of New York City.  New York: Henry Holt and Company, (2004). Revised and Updated Edition, Fifth Printing. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A quarto of 10 7/8 by 8 1/4 inches with no names, dates or any other prior ownership markings. Without a dust jacket as issued. Originally published in 1994, this is a revised and update edition. Detailed full-color maps, drawings, images from photographs and charts providing a rich panorama of the history, topography and principal structures once located or now present in the five boroughs of New York City. 192 pages including an index and acknowlegements.
    TB31920  $20.00



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    Hufeland, Otto:  Westchester County During The American Revolution 1775-1783.  n.p.: Self-Published, 1926. First Edition, Limited Edition. Fine in its original dark green, ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and with the top edge of the text block gilt. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/4 inches. In its original glassine dust jacket which is only in very good- condition with multiple chips and wear. One of only 250 copies printed and signed by the author with this copy identified as number 167 on the limitation page. The errata page is tipped in opposite the limitation page. 473 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with a fold-out, frontispiece map and three additional fold-out maps. An extremely clean, handsome and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind. This is the author's original edition. (Note: Ronald M. Gephart's bibliography: Revolutionary America 1763-1789 in item #1875 (page 178) refers to this same title but a later edition which was published by the Westchester County Historical Society, 1926 Vol. 3, issue xxvii)
    TB32854  $200.00



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    Jenkins, Stephen:  The Greatest Street In the World The Story of Broadway, Old and New, from the Bowling Green to Albany.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1911. First Edition. Very good in light brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text and decorations on the front board and with the top edge of the text block gilt. An octavo of 8 7/8 by 6 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine worn down to the edges of the text block and with a 1 inch tear to the cloth at the lower edge of the front joint. Without a dust jacket. 509 pages including an extensive index. Illustrated with a frontispiece (protected with a tissue guard) and 160 images from photographs, a one page map and with six fold-out plates, five of which are maps.
    TB30916  $40.00




  • Kramer, Frederick A.:  Building The Independent Subway.  New York: Quadrant Press, Inc., 1990. First Edition. Very good in heavy, stiff, printed, wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2" with a 1" chip from the fore edge of the front panel. Without a dust jacket as issued. 81 pages of text and photographs detailing the history of the Interborough Rapid Transit Co. "The Technology and Intense Struggle of New York City's Most Gigantic Venture".
    TB25582  $30.00



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    Lonergan, Carroll Vincent:  Ticonderoga Historic Portage.  Ticonderoga, NY: Fort Mount Hope Society Press, 1975, c.1959. Reprint of the1975, Bicentennial Edition. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board with map end sheets. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed "Best Wishes" by the author on the title page. 248 pages including an index, text and illustrated with maps and black and white photographs. The author tells the complete story of the famous Fort Ticonderoga from the time of its construction through the Revolutionary War.
    TB28676  $30.00



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    Long Island Railroad:  Long Island America's Sunrise Land.  Pennsylvania Station, New York City: Long Island Railroad, 1928. First Edition. Very good+ in printed, multi-color wraps over a stapled binding. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with light rubbing and wear around the perimeter of the covers and with modest soiling to the title page and verso of the front cover and to the recto of the rear cover. Without a dust jacket as issued. Issued by the General Passenger Department of the Long Island Railroad. 96 pages followed by a fold-out map, five color map of Long Island which has a one inch closed tear in one fold and a two inch closed tear starting at the end of the above tear, both of which have been repaired with archival tape. Illustrated throughout from black and white photographs and replete with ads for hotels, resorts and inns.
    TB30959  $125.00



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    McCullough, David:  The Great Bridge.  New York: Simon & Schuster, (1972). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in light blue cloth covered boards with copper colored text and decorations stamped on the front board and on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 inches with printed end sheets with a tiny date stamp of "April 16, '73" at the upper fore corner of the first free end page. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with a 1/2 inch closed tear at upper edge of the front panel near the fold to the spine area and with a 1/4 inch closed tear at the upper edge of the spine area and small nicks to the fore corners of the front panel over the tips of the boards. "The epic story of the building of the Broooklyn Bridge." The author's second book. 636 pages with index, text and images from photographs. A very clean and attractive copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB32392  $150.00



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    McKenney, Thomas L.:  Sketches of a Tour To The Lakes, of the character and customs of the Chippeway Indians, and of incidents connected with The Treaty of Fond Du Lac.  Barre, Mass.: Imprint Society, 1972. Reprint. Near fine in 1/4 dark green and light green cloth covered boards with light green text stamped on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10" by 6 1/2" with the front joint cracked approximately 3" down from its upper edge. This volume is otherwise tight, with all pages present and with no prior owner markings or bookplates. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine printed paper covered slip case. One of only 1,950 copies produced and this copy is out of series. 414 pages including an extensive appendix and text. Illustrated with 29 color and black and white plates.
    TB23950  $25.00



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    Nicoll, Maud Churchill:  The Earliest Cuylers In Holland And America And Some Of Their Descendants.  New York: Self-published, 1912. First Edition, First printing. Very good in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine with all edges of the text block gilt. A small quarto measuring 10" by 6 3/4" with the front hinge starting,slight wear and rubbing to the cloth at the corners of the spine area, tanning to the rear end sheets from material having been left laid-in. One of only one hundred copies printed on plain paper. This copy is identified as number 12 on the copyright page. 69 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a color coat of arms, six photogravures, and nine half-tone plates to include facsimiles of historically significant family documents. The sub-title reads: "Researches Establishing a line from Tydeman Cuyler of Hasselt, 1456." Laid-in to the book is a prospectus from the author advertising its availability, a handwritten gift card from Cuyler Reynolds presenting the book to another Cuyler descendant (his aunt), and a collection of early photographic reprints titled "The Rosamond Tales" showing a very young Rosamond Cuyler taken in the late 1800's. Tipped-in at page 1 is an errata slip correcting errors on pages 16, 31, 42, 42, 50, 52, and 53.
    TB25058  $175.00



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    Overton, Jacqueline:  Long Island's Story.  Garden City: Doubleday Doran & Company, 1932, c1929. Printing of 1932. Very good+ in yellow cloth covered boards with glue text on the spine and front board. An octavo measuring 9" by 5 3/4" with map end sheets. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is lightly worn and rubbed and the cloth at the lower tips of the boards is worn through. In a very good-, unclipped dust jacket with 3/4" deep chips across the upper edge of the spine area and across parts of the front and rear panels and there is a 1" chip from the lower edge of the spine area which extends into the lower edge of the front panel. 348 pages including an index "Illustrated with reproductions from old prints and decorations by Edward A. Wilson. In addition to the art work by Wilson the book is illustrated with a map and a number of black and white photographs.
    TB28325  $30.00



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    Parsons, Wm. Barclay:  Robert Fulton And The Submarine.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1922. First Edition. Very good+ in its original brick red, cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a gilt emblem on the front board. A small quarto of 9 1/2 by 6 3/4 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine rubbed, worn and beginning to fray; otherwise this copy would be in near fine condition as the joints, hinges, text block are all tight and clean with no prior ownership markings of any kind. Without a dust jacket; however the book is protected within a clear Mylar covering 154 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Fulton from an engraving and 19 plates.
    TB32884  $75.00



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    Rapp, Marvin A.:  Canal Water and Whiskey Tall Tales from the Erie Canal Country.  New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc., (1965). First Edition. Near fine in light green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board. An octavo of 8 3/16 by 5 1/2 inches with a small stain at the bottom of the front board. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket. 189 pages including an index. Illustrated with drawings by Norman Truesdale.
    TB29620  $20.00




  • Rosenbaum, Joel, and Tom Gallo:  The Broadway Limited.  Piscataway, NJ: Railpace Company Publications, 1988. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in heavy, printed, paper wraps over an adhesive binding. An oblong octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 11" with light creasing to the front panel and slight soiling to the title page. Without a dust jacket as issued. 96 pages of text and photographs in both color and black and white . The Broadway Limited was a special, all-Pullman, train operated by the Pennsylvania Railroad.
    TB25580  $20.00



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    Schnitzer, Eric, and Don Troiani:  Campaign To Saratoga - 1777 The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War in Paintings, Arttifacts, and Historical Narrative.  Guilford, Conn.: Stackpole Books, (2019). First Edition. Fine in royal blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 10 by 8 1/2 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 332 pages of text including extensive chapter notes and text. Illustrated with color drawings and paintings by Don Troiani, maps and images from color photographs. A fine, beautiful, tight and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB32050  $50.00



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    Serrao, John:  The Wild Palisades of the Hudson.  Westwood, NJ: Lind Publications, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with silver colored text on the spine. A quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/4". In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with a 1/3" closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel, modest rubbing and wear to the upper edge of the spine area and with the same to the upper fore corners of the panels at the folds to the flaps. Inscribed, signed and dated by the author on the first free end page. (169) pages including an index, appendix, bibliography and text. Illustrated throughout with line drawing maps for numerous trails, black and white photographs and a large section of color photographs.
    TB24970  $50.00



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    Shank, William H.:  The Canals of New York State.  York, Penn.: The American Canal and Transportation Center, 1995. Second Printing. Fine in illustrated heavy paper wraps with a double stapled binding. A small quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2". Without a dust jacket as issued. 60 pages of text illustrated with maps and extensive black and white photographs.
    TB23062  $15.00



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    Shannon, Joseph:  Manual Of The Corporation Of The City Of New York.  New York: E. Jones & Co., Printer, 1868. . Very good in its original dark red, pebbled cloth covered boards with elaborate gilt text and designs on the spine and the New York City seal on the front board. A thick octavo measuring 8 5/8 by 5 3/4 inches with two 1/8" deep chips to the cloth at the head of the spine and fraying to the rest of that edge and the cloth at the heel of the spine is completely worn down to the edge of the text block. The first free end page has been torn away (it was blank) and now replaced allowing for a reinforced front hinge, the rear hinge is starting and several of the plates towards the rear of the volume have dampness stains on their margins. One of the hand colored plates (facing p792) is torn so that only about 1/3rd of the plate remains. 912 pages of tables and text. Illustrated throughout. At the front of the book is the hand-colored, fold-out map of Manhattan which is largely undamaged or worn. Near the rear of the book is the very large, fold-out map of upper Manhattan above 86th Street to illustrate the Battle of Harlem Heights. Other than a few un-necessary creases, this map is also undamaged. The large, engraved bird's eye map of the city and it environs has a number of closed tears, but no losses. This copy is further illustrated with 9 black and white plates, 11 color plates, two-fold out plates and 76 engravings within the text.
    TB29399  $400.00



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    Sherry, Allen:  New Haven Division, Murray Hill To Cedar Hill.  Hopatcong, N.J.: Parlor Car Enterprises, 1988. First Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto measuring 11 by 8 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 96 pages of text and illustrated throughout with both black and white and color photographs and a map.
    TB29199  $25.00



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    Singleton, Esther:  Dutch New York.  New York: Dodd, Mead And Company, 1909. First Edition, First Printing. Very good+ in 1/4 light green buckram and dark green paper covered boards with dark green text on the spine with gilt decoration and gilt text on the front board. The top edge of the text block is gilt. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 1/2 inches with the front hinge cracked, but professionally reinforced and with light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. Without a dust jacket. Laid-in at the front of the book are a collection of 14 black and white photographs of New York City skyscrapers taken in the mid-1920's. 360 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece from an earlier work of art and with images throughout from black and white photographs, line art and other reproductions of earlier works of art.
    TB31988  $150.00



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    Sprague, Rev. Delos E.:  Descriptive Guide of the Battlefield of Saratoga Illustrated.  Ballston Spa, NY: Battlefield Publishing Co., Inc., 1930. First Edition. Very good+ in its original dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the front board. A small octavo of 73/4 by 4 7/8 inches with light ware and rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and to the lower tips of the boards with map end sheets. Without a dust jacket. 93 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with reproductions of earlier works of art, maps and images from black and white photographs.
    TB32890  $50.00



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    Stevens, George A.:  New York Typographical Union No. 6 Study Of A Modern Trade Union And Its Predecessors.  Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, State Printers, 1913. . Very good+ in its original patterned brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and blind embossing on both boards with an antique printing press embossed within a circle at the center of both boards. An octavo of 9 by 5 3/4 inches with a bump to the upper fore corner of the front board and with the front hinge cracked and the rear hinge is starting. Regardless, the binding remains tight and strong with no loose signatures or prior ownership markings of any kind. 717 pages including an index. Illustrated with a photographic frontispiece and black and white photographs and reproductions of earlier works of art. "Prepared under the direction of John Williams, Commissioner of Labor, State of New York'".
    TB29408  $50.00



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    Sweet, John Wood:  The Sewing Girl's Tale A Story of Crime and Consequences in Revolutionary America.  New York: Henry Holt and Company, (2022). First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/8 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 365 pages including an index, extensive chapter notes, appendix and text. Illustrated with a double page map of lower Manhattan as its frontispiece, small black and white images of earlier works of art and an eight pages section of earlier works of art from color photographs.
    TB32645  $35.00



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    The New Yorker:  The New Yorker Album.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929. Edition unstated. Very good+ in 1/4 red cloth and printed, yellow paper covered boards with black text on the spine and a printed black and red New Yorker label on the front board. A quarto of 12 by 8 7/8 inches with yellow end sheets, light soiling to the upper and lower edges of the boards and the paper is rubbed through on the lower board tips and with a 1/2 deep by 2 inch long dampness stain to the lower margins of the last half of the book. Without a dust jacket. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with drawings of comics.
    TB32002  $100.00



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    The New Yorker:  The 1940 New Yorker Album.  New York: Random House, 1940. Edition unstated. Very good+ in 1/4 tan cloth and printed, blue paper covered boards with black text on the spine and a printed black and blue New Yorker label on the front board. A quarto of 12 by 8 7/8 inches with white end sheets, with rubbing and wear to the edges of the boards and the paper is rubbed through on the lower board tips. Without a dust jacket. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with drawings of comics.
    TB32003  $40.00



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    The New Yorker:  The New Yorker Album Of Drawings 1925-1975.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1940. Edition unstated. Near fine in 1/4 white cloth and printed, blue-gray paper covered boards with silver colored text on the spine and a printed white design on the front board. A quarto of 12 by 8 7/8 inches with white end sheets with minor soiling to the cloth on the upper and lower edges of the front board. In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket which shows minor wear at the upper and lower edges of the spine. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with drawings of comics and with numerous color reproductions of New Yorker covers.
    TB32005  $30.00



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    Van Dyke, John C.:  The New New York A Commentary On The Place And The People.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909. First Edition. Good in its original red cloth covered boards with faded gilt text on the spine and with gilt text and borders on the front board. An octavo of 8 3/16 by 5 7/8 inches with the fore edges of the front and rear boards dampness stained to a depth of one inch with no further damage beyond the first free end page. There is a more recent gift inscription on the recto side of the frontispiece. The contents are in fine condition. Without a dust jacket. 420 pages illustrated with a color frontispiece and 25 color plates and 98 plates in black and white by Joseph Pennell.
    TB30918  $25.00



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    [Vandewater, Robert J.]:  The Tourist, Or Pocket Manual For Travellers On The Hudson River, The Western Canal And Stage Road To Niagara Falls Down Lake Ontario And The St. Lawrence To Montreal And Quebec Comprising Also The Routes To Lebanon, Ballston, And Saratoga Springs..  New York: Harper Brothers, 1834. Third Edition, Enlarged and Improved. Very good- and rebacked retaining the original backstrip and the original end sheets in its original binding of light blue cloth covered boards. A 24mo measuring 6 by 3 3/4 inches with rubbing to all edges of the cloth around the boards and with minimal rubbing to the paper title block affixed to the front board. The fold-out map is present with multiple folds and only minor losses in the margins. The title page shows an early prior owner's name and date of July 3, 1834 in pencil and the blank second to last end page repeats that name and date in pencil. That same page has been torn such that a 4 by 4 inch portion of the page has been removed. 95 pages of text followed by a blank page and 12 pages of ads from the publisher. A tourist's guide starting in Philadelphia to New York City then up the Hudson River to Albany and west on the Erie Canal. Containing interesting facts and features as they then existed along the routes taken. (Howes, V-28; Sabin, 98486
    TB32415  $200.00




  • W. [William Cowper Prime]:  The Owl Creek Letters, And Other Correspondence.  New York: Baker & Scribner, 1848. First Edition. Very good in its original light brown, blind embossed, cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 4 1/2 inches the cloth at the ends of the spine worn down to the edges of the text block and the cloth over the lower tips of the boards worn through and the front hinge is starting, but has been professionally reinforced with Japanese tissue. 203 pages of text followed by an errata page. A collection of 23 letters written from various locations around the US to include Stonington, Connecticut, New York City, Montauk, Long Island, and Saratoga, New York. William Cowper Prime (18251905) was an American journalist, art historian, numismatist, attorney, and travel writer. (Wikipedia) This was Prime's first book. (Sabin, 65546)
    TB33198  $80.00




  • Weigold, Marilyn E.:  The American Mediterranean An Environmental, Economic & Social History of Long Island Sound.  Port Washington: Kennikat Press, 1974. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and on the front board and with photographic end sheets. A quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2". In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 228 pages including an index, bibliographic notes, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps.
    TB23848  $20.00



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    Wilson, Rufus Rockwell:  New York: Old & New Its Story, Streets, and Landmarks (Vol. II only).  Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1903. Second Edition. Very good+ in its original green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and dark green borders and text on the front board. A small octavo of 7 5/8 by 5 inches with rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and to the tips of the boards. The hinges and joints remain tight and strong. The contents are clean and free of foxing and tanning and with no prior ownership markings of any kind. 390 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece from a photograph and images on plates from earlier works of art and from black and white photographs.
    TB32194  $25.00



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    WPA:  A Maritime History of New York.  New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1941. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in light blue cloth covered boards with black and yellow text on the spine and a black sketch of Sandy Hook Lighthouse on the front board and with illustrated end sheets. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine crimped, but otherwise undamaged. Without its issued dust jacket. With an introduction by Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia. 341 pages including an index, bibliography, and text. Illustrated with 16 black and white photographic reproductions and reproductions of earlier works of art. Considered "scarce" by Jeff Dykes (item 222) in his catalog and checklist of the American Guide Series.
    TB28600  $95.00



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    WPA - Federal Writers' Project:  The Italians of New York A Survey.  New York: Random House, (1938). First Edition. Very good+ in light yellow cloth covered boards with a red title block on the spine. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 7/8" with light soiling to the covers and dust staining to the top edge of the text block. With map end sheets of the New York City area showing all five boroughs. In a good, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with heavy chipping from the ends of the spine area and chipping around the edges of the panels. 241 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with 24 plates from black and white photographs.
    TB30049  $125.00






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