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

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image of Cheapest Eating in Albany, at the Model Coffee Room (in the City Mission Building,) Cor. Rensselaer and Franklin Streets.

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[Model Coffee Room, Albany, New York, Temperance Bill of Fare, circa 1878] Cheapest Eating in Albany, at the Model Coffee Room (in the City Mission Building,) Cor. Rensselaer and Franklin Streets. The neatest dining room in the city, attentive waiters, clean food of the best quality, no rum, but the MOST DELICIOUS COFFEE. An illustrated card, with a lithograph of… Read more
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$850.00
image of Admit Bearer to Trial, Tilton vs. Beecher At the City Court Room.

Admit Bearer to Trial, Tilton vs. Beecher At the City Court Room.

by Tilton vs Beecher Trial Ticket

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
1875
Edition
First
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$750.00

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The Tilton versus Beecher Trial. Beach, William A. Admit Bearer to Trial, Tilton vs. Beecher At the City Court Room. Signed, "W. A. Beach." A printed ticket form signed in ink by William A. Beach (1809 – 1892), the senior counsel of the legal team representing the plaintiff, Theodore Tilton. Printed on decorated heavy paper 6.5 cm x 10… Read more
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image of Visitors Map and Hotel Directory of New York. Special Edition Prepared for the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Affiliated Societies December 27, 1928 to January 2, 1929.

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Visitors Map and Hotel Directory of New York. Special Edition Prepared for the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Affiliated Societies December 27, 1928 to January 2, 1929. New York: Hotel Association of New York City, 70 cm x 42.5 cm. On the verso of the large map of New York City are two smaller maps showing the… Read more
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$125.00
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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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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$2,500.00
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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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
image of Certificate of Record for the family of Stephen H. Thayer from The Doomsday Book of the State of New York.

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[Welles & Gillette] Broadside. Certificate of Record for the family of Stephen H. Thayer from The Doomsday Book of the State of New York. Founded 1860. Entered According to an Act of Congress, in the Year 1860, by Albert Welles, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York. Welles & Gillette,… Read more
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$1,250.00
image of The Rise and Fall of the House of Barneys, a Family Tale of Chutzpah, Glory, and Greed

The Rise and Fall of the House of Barneys, a Family Tale of Chutzpah, Glory, and Greed

by Levine, Joshua

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
1999
Edition
First, signed, inscribed.
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$350.00

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First edition, signed and inscribed by the author: "To Stan – Best Wishes Joshua Levine Vote for the Forbes /Levine ticket in 2000!". [xii; 256 pages; 2 blank leaves] 24 cm, blue paper boards with a white paper back strip, no dust jacket. 16 pages of black-and-white photographs documenting the history of Barney Pressman's enterprise, his namesake store … Read more
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image of The Humourist: Being Essays Upon Subjects, Viz. News-Writers… with a Dedication to the Man in the Moon. By the Author of the Apology for Parson Alberoni; the Dedication to a Great Man concerning Dedications &c.

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The Humourist: Being Essays Upon Subjects, Viz. News-Writers… with a Dedication to the Man in the Moon. By the Author of the Apology for Parson Alberoni; the Dedication to a Great Man concerning Dedications &c. London: Printed for W. Boreham at the Angel in Paternoster Row, 1720. [blank; xxx; 240 pages; vi; blank], 1n-12, 16 cm. Bound in… Read more
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image of RULES / FOR THE /Government of the Alms-House / IN THE / CITY OF NEW-YORK,/ APPROVED AND AGREED TO / AT A / COMMON COUNCIL, / ON MONDAY, THE SIXTH OF OCTOBER,/ 1800.

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Printed by Furman and Loudon, Opposite the City-Hall, [New York]: 1801.. Near Fine. Printed by Furman and Loudon, Opposite the City-Hall, [New York]: 1801.First edition. Copies of this imprint are found at the Library of Congress and at the New York Historical Society. 22 pages, 6 7/8 in x 3 7/8 in; quarto; [A1-4; B1-4; C1-3]. Published by… Read more
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image of New York Fire Department Reports of Operations 1910-11.

New York Fire Department Reports of Operations 1910-11.

by New York Fire Department

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
1910-1911
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
$750.00

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Thick folio of 400 forms bound together, 800 pages, 36 cm x 22 cm, printer and stationers tag from the Martin B. Brown Company, order number 29,288, at 49 and 51 Park Place, on front pastedown. The leather binding is worn and patched with tape, and attempts at rehydration of the leather were only partially successful. Handwritten reports… Read more
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$750.00