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Third Street Music Settlement Booklet, New York City 1949-1950 Season

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Music School Settlement: 1949

Seller ID: 20030


Clean, atrractive booklet measuring 6"x8-3/4". Plain tan wraps printed in black ink at face. Only fault is small spot at top front. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Third Street Music School Settlement, the nation's oldest community music school, was founded in 1894 by Emilie Wagner to provide pleasure and instruction to impoverished immigrants of New York's Lower East Side. It continues today. Here we have a booklet explaining the program and its o... View more info

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Baedeker's New York

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Hippocrene Books: 1985

Edition: First Hippocrene Edition

Seller ID: 27078DH


Crisp and clean inside and out with no defects of note. Clearly never read. All fold-outs are crisp. Book measures 5"x7" and has 289 pages. Offers excursions in and around New York at the turn of the 20th century, including Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington D.C.. View more info

New York's China Town; An Historical Presentation of Its People and Places

By: Beck, Louis J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Bohemia Publishing Company: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24769A


Book is clean and tightly bound, but does show wear to crown and tail of spine including a small piece missing at crown. Hinges are tight, but back one shows a repair made with Japan paper similar in color to endpapers. Hinge is strong and tight, but you can see cracking to pages through repair paper (see photo). Silver ornamentation is bright on both face and spine and there are no names or writing. Book provides a detailed history of New York City's China Town during ... View more info

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Public Sculpture and the Civic Ideal in New York City, 1890-1930

By: Bogart, Michele Helene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Chicago Press: 1989

Seller ID: 25594


Crisp clean beautiful with no bumps to boards, no names or writing and no tears or chips to dustjacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Pristine pages and page edges. Book measures 8-1/4" square and has 390 pages. Illustrated throughout with blackand white photographs. An interesting exploration of the municipal sculptures of the period -- what they were, who made them, how they were supported, and why the majority wwere erected from1890-1930; View more info

Beyond the Brooklyn Bridge

By: Carton, Bernice

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A., Sunstone Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16769


Crisp, clean, beautiful copy. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. New York in the dazzling 20's and down-and-out 30's -- specifically Brooklyn, New York, the place nobody ever left because it was the center of the universe -- sparkles in this lovely memoir. 159 pages. View more info

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Horst Hamman: New York

By: Hamman, Horst

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Germany, Panorama Editions: 2001

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 27796


An enormous book which absolutely has to be this big in order to take in the wonder of the photographs. The book measures 12-1/2" tall and 14" across with page after page of duotones inside. The beauty of black and white photography and the architecture of New York collaborate to create a stunning book. There is an essay entitled New York On My Mind by Hamman written in both English, German. and French. After that though it's all about the pictorial beauty of t... View more info

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Highway Under the Hudson; A History of the Holland Tunnel

By: Jackson,. Robert W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23792


Crisp and clean as new. No defect of note. Flap of dustjacket shows no price as per design. Book has no bumps, no names or writing, and no tears and chips. A very readaBook will arive in brand new mylar coveble book about an enormous engineering project which coves the expected technology and even politics, but there is also drama. The book is illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings, measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/4" and has 266 pages including the index. View more info

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Mathew Pillsbury: City Stages

By: Kingwell, Mark

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Aperture: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27489


Crisp beautiful book, pristine inside and out. Tightly bound in dark red cloth with a paste-on photograph to front board. Measures 10-3/4" tall and 12-1/2" wide. Other than a light crease to cloth at upper front corner which does not show to board at reverse it is without fault. Book is one of an unnumbered edition limited to just 2500 copies. Essay ab ut the photographer and his work is located at back of book.The rest is all about the photographs and the city that infl... View more info

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New York City Man; New York City Woman (1989 Travelers Bookshelf)

By: Louise, Elaine

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Press: 1989

Edition: First Editions (both)

Seller ID: 28310


This pair of small books pair are in very nice clean condition inside and out. They're also charming given their diminutive measures of 3-1/2" x 5-3/4". The man's book has have 179 pages and the woman's has . There's lot of maps in bold color, and lists of places with descriptions that appeal to each gender. Most of the shops are likely gone, but it's a fun look at the Big Apple in the late 80's. Besides the maps and shopping guides, there's also a cultural guide for e... View more info

Edward Powis Jones Faith, Hope and Love

By: Mark Holborn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York City, PowerHouse Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 30208


The subtitle called me over to have a look. Who wouldn't want to see faith, hope and love on the cover of an art book. So that sealed the deal. but the paintings are lovely too. The artistswas an American lving in Paris during WWII. He not only painted, but also worked in sculpture and photography. The opening of the book is an essay titled Places in the Heart Which Are Private.amnd from there comes beautiful full page and oin full color. The book measures 9-1/4" x... View more info

From the Age That Is Past: A History

By: Ormonde De Kay

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York City, Harvard Club of New York City: 1994

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 30297B


Very nice clean book with no names or writing and no defect. The book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/2" and has 490 pages including an index of alumni names. The history of the Harvard Club of New York City tells its strory with both prose and photos. There's also a letter inside the book written by Charles T. Lee on Havard Club stationery. The story begins with "The Club Is Launched 1865-1866" through the pages to the "The Age That Is Waiting Before (1993-... View more info

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Three Beds In Manhattan

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1976

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 27901


Crisp clean book purchased from a collector -- single owner. The book is clean and attractive with no names or writing. Dustjacket is like wise clean and shows no tears or chips, and no price-clip to endflap. Pages and page edges pristine. Book was originally p[ublished in France in 1946 and was translated from the French for this edition. Book measures 5" x 7-1/2" and has 187 pages. View more info

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Further Studies of European Methods of Street Cleaning and Refuse Disposal, with Suggestions for New York

By: Soper, George A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Committee of Twenty on Street and Outdoor Cleanliness: 1930

Seller ID: 20069


Very scarce booklet measuring 6"x9", tightly bound and clean. Faults include light crease at bottom front corner, light soiling to beige card cover, light dampstain in outer margin of first 18 pages but not affecting text or photographs, and a discreet stamp to front which reads "Century Library January 6, 1931." Book was compiled by a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a Fellow of the American Public Health Assocation at the bequest of... View more info

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All Of A Kind Family

By: Taylor, Sydney

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Follett Publishing Co.: 1951

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 23441


Book is very clean and attractive and has not been price-clipped and has no names or writing.. The gold medallion on the front cover is to celebrate the Charles W. Follett Award which was won by the author for this book. The book has nice art rendered in red against the grey cover and the top edge of the book is inked pink as per design. The colorful dustjacket is very good with just a few tiny tears, a little rubbing to top and bottom of jacket spine, and a small bit... View more info

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Genealogy: A Journal of American Ancestry Volume One 1912

By: Weeks, David; James, Jamie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, William M. Clemens: 1912

Seller ID: 28149


Nice clean, bound book which brings together all weekly issues from January 6 to October 28, 1912. The book measures 8" x 10-1/2" and has 344 pages. The title page has browned due to the brown endpaper which itself has some penciled notes.Overall though it is quite good. Example of .articles include: The Waarens in America; Pennsylvania Revolutionary Soldiers; Vital Records of Maine, United Statesof Harlem in 1790; Montgomery Family History; The Plantation of Branford,... View more info