New York City History from G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB

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image of A System of Rapid Transit for the City of New York. Proposed by E. Wegmann, Jr. and C. J. Bates, Civil Engineers. New York

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Wegmann, Edward and Charles Jarvis Bates, A System of Rapid Transit for the City of New York. Proposed by E. Wegmann, Jr. and C. J. Bates, Civil Engineers. New York: Metropolitan Job Print, 38 and 40 Vesey Street, 1890. 8vo, 8 pages, three fold-out plate diagrams. 23.3 cm. Collation: Paper wrapper; an advertisement for The Design and Construction of Masonry… Read more
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The Fine Art of Good Service.

by [Ladies' Mile Map] Fifth Avenue Shopping District Map, circa 1920, Hotel Seville.

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
[1920-24]
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$450.00

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Fifth Avenue Shopping District Map, circa 1920. Hotel Seville. The Fine Art of Good Service. John F. Garrety, Manager. A promotional brochure (14 cm x 9 cm) illustrated in color, with a fold-out color map (27 cm x 20 cm) of the "Fifth Avenue Shopping District," from Twenty-Sixth Street up to Forty-Second Street. A northern extension of Manhattan's famous… Read more
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image of Hammond’s Enlarged Road Map of the Country Around New York.

Hammond’s Enlarged Road Map of the Country Around New York.

by C. S. Hammond

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
1912
Edition
First
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$2,500.00

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Description:
New York] Hammond's Enlarged Road Map of the Country Around New York. New York: C. S. Hammond & Co., 1912. Haskell, Manhattan Maps 1736. Scale 1 inch = 2 miles. 29 inches x 38 ½ inches, colored, printed on linen. Two small areas shown added coloring by a prior owner. Condition is fine, showing folds in the fabric. Copies … Read more
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image of New York Innkeeper’s License 1796 Signed by New York City Mayor Richard Varick.

New York Innkeeper’s License 1796 Signed by New York City Mayor Richard Varick.

by Richard Varick, Mayor of New York

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
March 3, 1796
Edition
Original manuscript
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$500.00

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An engraved form printed on an untrimmed sheet with the 1796 and month of March, with manuscript annotations. For the sum of fifty pounds, Bernard Repelye, a grocer located at 70 Front Street, secured the right to "keep an Inn or Tavern for retailing strong or spiritous Liquors in his Dwelling-House …" for a period of one year. Mr. Repelye… Read more
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JIMMY KELLY’S.

by Jimmy Kelly [Giovanni de Silvo]

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Published
1940
Edition
First
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$400.00

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JIMMY KELLY'S. THE MONTMARTRE OF NEW YORK. New York: Jimmy Kelly, 1940. A souvenir program (11 7/8 in x 9 in) for Jimmy Kelly's infamous nightclub in New York City, at 181 Sullivan Street, Greenwich Village. Colored stiff paper covers and 16 pages of illustrations and text, featuring sports and show business celebrities like Joe DiMaggio, Jimmy Durante, Franchot Tone,… Read more
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image of Map of that Part of the City of New York North of 155th Street Showing the Progress Made in Laying Out Streets, Roads, Public Squares and Places, by the Commissioners of the Central Park, Under Chap. 565 of Laws of 1865 and of New Pier and Bulkhead Lines under Chap. 697 of Laws of 1867, January 1st, 1868.

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[Map, Upper Manhattan] Major and Knapp Eng. Mfg. & Lith. Co. 71 Broadway, N.Y., Map of that Part of the City of New York North of 155th Street Showing the Progress Made in Laying Out Streets, Roads, Public Squares and Places, by the Commissioners of the Central Park, Under Chap. 565 of Laws of 1865 and of New Pier and… Read more
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$950.00