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Gazetteer & Business Directory of Madison County, NY for 1868-9

by CHILD, Hamilton

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1868
Condition
Hinges cracked but holding, owner's name on front pastedown, some wear to extremities and a few stains to cloth
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$250.00

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Syracuse, NY: The Journal Office, 1868. Hinges cracked but holding, owner's name on front pastedown, some wear to extremities and a few stains to cloth. 8vo. 235 pages. Folding map (with stitched repair to tear). Original brown embossed cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover. Contains a long business directory of the communities of Madison County, New York, an index… Read more
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$250.00
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The Great Metropolis: Or, New-York Almanac for 1851

by [NEW YORK]

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Published
1851
Condition
Map slightly browned and foxed else clean and clear; rear hinge is weak
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$100.00

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New York: H. Wilson, 1851. Map slightly browned and foxed else clean and clear; rear hinge is weak. 16mo. 189 pages. Folding map. Profusely illustrated. Origina brown embossed cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover.
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$100.00
image of Miller's New York as It Is: Or, Stranger's Guide-Book to the Cities of New York, Brooklyn,_Adjacent Places Comprising Notices of Every Object of Interest to Strangers; Including Public Buildings, Churches, Hotels, Places of Amusements, Literary Institutions, Etc.

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New York: James Miller, 1863. Some wear at extremities, lacks the map, occasional spotting. 12mo. 123 pages, index and ads, including a number of plates, some folding.Original tan embossed cloth.
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$100.00
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The Great Metropolis: Or, New York in 1845

by [NEW YORK]

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1844
Condition
Minor browning and foxing throughout (and light pencil writing throughout); front hinge weak else a good to very good copy
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$100.00

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New York: John Doggett, Jr., 1844. Minor browning and foxing throughout (and light pencil writing throughout); front hinge weak else a good to very good copy. 16mo. 160 pages. Double-page map. Original brown embossed cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover.
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$100.00
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The Lengthening of Niagara Falls

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Published
1930
Condition
Small loss along spine, upper corner of front board rubbed, collector's embossed stamp on front free endpaper
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$15.00

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Buffalo: Companies Associated wth Buffalo, Niagara and Eastern Power Corporation, 1930. Small loss along spine, upper corner of front board rubbed, collector's embossed stamp on front free endpaper. 8vo. 32 pages. Color and black-and-white plates. Brown paper over boards.
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$15.00
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Big City Primer: Reading New York at the End of the Twentieth Century

by YAU, John / BARRETTE, Bill

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1991
Condition
Corners lightly bumped, ink ownership name on half-title, pages with light age-toning at edges
Edition
First
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$30.00

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New York: Timken Publishers, 1991. First. Corners lightly bumped, ink ownership name on half-title, pages with light age-toning at edges. Square 4to. Photographically illustrated by Bill Barrette. Original pictorial wrappers. With poems by John Yau and photographs by Bill Barrette, this shows a "New York as it is" view of the city, unvarnished "immense and ultimately unknowable." Distributed… Read more
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$30.00
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Men's Lives: The Surfmen and Baymen of the South Fork [Two volumes)

by MATTHIESSEN, Peter

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1986
Condition
Spines and slipcase very slightly toned, otherwise a near-fine set with minimal signs of handling
ISBN
9780937691007
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$225.00

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New York: The Rock Foundation, 1986. Spines and slipcase very slightly toned, otherwise a near-fine set with minimal signs of handling. Two volumes, oblong folio. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs by Danny Lyon, Gilles Peress, Lynn Johnson, Dan Budnick, etc. Original linen, images mounted on covers; matching slipcase. First edition. It was issued simultaneously both as this single-volume… Read more
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$225.00
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New York Transit Memories

by SMITH, Harold A.

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1997
Condition
A few minor bumps, generally fine
ISBN
9780915276561
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$25.00

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New York: Quadrant Press, 1997. A few minor bumps, generally fine. 11 x 8.5 inches. 88 pages. Fully illustrated in black-and-white. Original pictorial wrappers. First edition.
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$25.00
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The Indians of Manhattan Island and Vicinity

by SKINNER, Alanson

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1926
Condition
Some light foxing, loose in wrappers
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$20.00

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New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1926. Some light foxing, loose in wrappers. 9.75 x 6.75 inches. Illustrated. Original wrappers. Fourth edition.
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$20.00
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The Block

by GORO, Herb

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1970
Condition
A very good plus copy, a pale marginal stain towards the end, but otherwise in clean condition, with some light edgewear to the
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$30.00

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New York: Vintage, 1970. A very good plus copy, a pale marginal stain towards the end, but otherwise in clean condition, with some light edgewear to the wrappers. 10 x 7 inches. 182, [12] pages. Original printed wrappers. First trade paperback edition of Goro's haunting account in pictures in text of the social disaster that destroyed a New… Read more
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$30.00
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Barnard College Song Book

by Undergraduate Association of Barnard College

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1925
Condition
A very good copy, with a few stains and light wear to binding
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$30.00

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New York: A. S. Barnes and Company, 1925. A very good copy, with a few stains and light wear to binding. 10 x 7 inches. 43 pages. Original blue cloth. "Sing, therefore, as often as may be and as tunefully as you can, these songs of Barnard, new and old, and may they give you joy! (Virginia C.… Read more
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New York, N.Y. A Photographic Tour of Manhattan Island from Battery Park to Spuyten Duyvil

by McDARRAH, Fred

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1964
Condition
A very good plus to near-fine copy, with modest shelfwear to edges of jacket, the binding tight and internally clean
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$115.00

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New York: Corinth Books, 1964. A very good plus to near-fine copy, with modest shelfwear to edges of jacket, the binding tight and internally clean. 8vo (9 x 5.75 inches). Approx. 80 pages. McDarrah's black-and-white photographs. Original blue cloth; pictorial dust jacket. First edition, the scarce hardcover issue with illustrated dust jacket. McDarrah is one of the most… Read more
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$115.00
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Greenwich Village

by CHAPIN, Anna Alice

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1920
Condition
Hinges cracked, covers a bit dull
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1920. Hinges cracked, covers a bit dull. 8vo. 301 pages. Folding map; frontispiece and 15 plates by Allan Gilbert Cram. Original decorated cloth, the front cover blocked with an image of Washington Square Arch. FIRST EDITION, inscribed by the dedicatee on the dedication leaf: "To Washington Square Church Compliments of Vincent C.… Read more
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$75.00
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Early New York [cover title]. [Five Maps of New York]

by MacCOUN, Townsend

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Published
1909
Condition
A fragile set with the maps printed on delicate, thin paper that, despite the condition issues outlined separately, has remained
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$1,000.00

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New York: Townsend MacCoun, 1909. A fragile set with the maps printed on delicate, thin paper that, despite the condition issues outlined separately, has remained fresh and bright, with strong coloring and a lack of offsetting; the portfolio a bit faded and soiled and with some light wear at the extremities. Portfolio containing five loose folding color maps… Read more
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$1,000.00
image of Tips on Tables. Being a Guide to Dining and Wining in New York at 365 Restaurants Suitable to Every Mood and Every Purse

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New York: Covici Friede, 1934. A fine copy. 8vo. 301 pages, with indices. Original red cloth. Early owner's name on half-title. FIRST EDITION. Providing readers with a different restaurant choice for every day in the year (unless it's a leap year...). Ross notes in his introduction that there were estimated to be 19,716 eating places in Manhattan at… Read more
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$250.00
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Municipal Government of the City of New York

by BAKER, Abby G and Abby H. WARE

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Published
1906
Condition
Some light wear at extremities
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$75.00

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Boston: Ginn & Company, 1906. Some light wear at extremities. 8vo. 350 pages. Double-page bird's-eye view of the five boroughs and illustrations in text, all in duotone. Original decorated cloth, the front cover blocked with a panel centering a silhouette of the Brooklyn Bridge. Early owner's name on front free endpaper. FIRST EDITION. The text responded to the… Read more
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$75.00
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A Mole's-Eye View of New York

by HASCHID, Democritus

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Published
1941
Condition
A fine copy in a very good jacket, with light toning and a chip at the head of the spine panel
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$225.00

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Boston: Charles T. Branford Company, 1941. A fine copy in a very good jacket, with light toning and a chip at the head of the spine panel. 8vo. 340 pages. Original cloth; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION of this classic of New York City life, scarcely found with its dust jacket. "The New York that only Gothamites know is… Read more
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$225.00
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Flatbush Past & Present

by FISHER, Edmund D.

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Published
1901
Condition
A near-fine, though ex-library copy, with bookplate and remnants of pockets, and light rubbing to text on front cover
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$40.00

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Brooklyn: Flatbush Trust Company, 1901. A near-fine, though ex-library copy, with bookplate and remnants of pockets, and light rubbing to text on front cover. 8vo. 90, [5] pages. Illustrated with photographs, and with illustrations by Allen B. Doggett. Original decorated cloth. FIRST EDITION. A promotional piece by the Flatbush Trust Company containing histories of Flatbush, its residents and… Read more
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A Few Words of Warning to New Yorkers on the Consequences of a Railroad in Fifth Avenue with Remarks on City Railroads Generally, and Reflections Suggested by the Passage of the Broadway Railroad Bill

by BRISTED, Charles Astor

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Published
1863
Condition
Soft vertical fold (from mailing?) and wrappers lightly soiled, pale stain to upper gutter margin
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$125.00

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New York: Wm. C. Bryant & Co, 1863. Soft vertical fold (from mailing?) and wrappers lightly soiled, pale stain to upper gutter margin. 8vo. 33 pages. Original printed wrappers; blue cloth portfolio. FIRST EDITION. Bristed writes vehemently against the prospect of a railroad along Fifth Avenue: "the mischiefs which a railroad on the Fifth avenue would inflict on… Read more
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$125.00
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Hudson River and the Hudson River Railroad: with a complete map and wood cut views of the principal objects of interest upon the line

by HUDSON RIVER RAILROAD

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1851
Condition
Wrappers chipped at edges, professionally rebacked, some unobtrusive offsetting on map
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$1,500.00

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New York: Wm. C. Locke & Co, 1851. Wrappers chipped at edges, professionally rebacked, some unobtrusive offsetting on map. 8vo. 50 pages. Large folding map on three joined sheets (21 x 1788 cm; 8.25 x 61.75 inches). 11 woodblock illustrations in text (and with 2 more not recorded in the index but always present). Original printed wrappers with… Read more
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$1,500.00