Recent Arrivals from Knickerbocker Books

Recent Arrivals from Knickerbocker Books

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English Society, Sketched by George Du Maurier

by Du Maurier, George; Howells, W.D. (Introduction)

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1897
Condition
Very Good
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$70.30

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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1897. 1897 American edition (first published in 1886.) VERY GOOD hardcover. 89 full page sketches by the popular Franco-British illustrator and author George Du Maurier, plus a tissue-protected frontispiece portrait of the artist. Introductory text by William D. Howells. Sketches printed on right-hand pages only. A clean, well bound copy. The… Read more
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Nineteenth-Century New York in Rare Photographic Views

by Lightfoot, Frederick S. (Editor)

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$18.95

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New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1981. 1981 Edition. VERY GOOD softcover. A clean, unmarked and sturdily bound copy. Stiff paper cover is clean with light shelf rub and a 1" closed tear at left top edge of front cover. 151 black & white well-captioned photographs provide a fascinating glimpse into life as it was in "old" New York City.… Read more
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The World Trade Center: Politics and Policies of Skyscraper Development

by Ruchelman, Leonard I.

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780815621805
Item Price
$36.10

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Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1977. 1977 Stated First Edition. NEAR FINE in GOOD+ price intact dust jacket. A clean, totally unmarked and firmly bound hardcover. Page edges lightly foxed, otherwise book is fine. Unclipped jacket is moderately edge worn, including 3 short closed tears, at edges of front panel - tape repaired but tape has not yellowed. Binding and… Read more
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Lost New York

by Silver, Nathan

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780517167038
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$33.25

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American Legacy Press, 1982. 1982 reprint of the original 1967 edition. NEAR FINE in NEAR FNE price-intact dust jacket. A clean, well bound copy. Faint toning to outside page edges, otherwise interior is fine, as is the hardcover (black paper over boards with a yellow cloth spine). No soiling, bumps, tears or other wear. Binding firm and straight. Jacket has… Read more
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New York: An Illustrated Anthology

by Marqusee, Michael; McInerney, Jay (Intro)

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780881623499
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$18.95

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Topsfield, MA: Salem House Publishers, 1988. 1988 First Edition. NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE price-intact dust jacket. A crisp, clean, unmarked copy. Pages and cream-colored hardcover are fine. Book has probably been read as binding not as tight as an unread copy but binding is intact, secure and straight. Unclipped jacket is clean, with light surface rubbing but no unsightly… Read more
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New York / New York: Masterworks of a Street Peddler

by Duncan, David Douglas; Forss, George

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780070182080
Item Price
$180.50

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New Yotk: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1984. 1984 First Edition, with full printing number line. SIGNED in black ink by George Forss, on title page, above his name (signature only). NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE price-intact dust jacket. A clean, tight, otherwise unmarked copy. Pages crisp and fine. Deep red cloth hardcover, gilt titled on spine and front, is fresh and… Read more
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Symbol and Privilege: The Ritual Context of British Royalty

by Hayden, Ilse

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$23.75

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Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press, 1987. 1987 Edition, printing unstated. NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacet. A clean, unmarked and tightly bound copy. Pages fine. Faint toning to front endpapers. Red cloth hardcover, gilt titled on spine, is fresh and unworn. Binidng and hinges firm and intact. Jacket is clean, bright and complete; no chips, tears… Read more
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Deshasheh, 1897

by Petrie, W. M. Flinders; Griffith, F. Ll.

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1898
Condition
Good++
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$104.50

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London: Office of the Egypt Exploration Fund/ Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co./ B. Quartich, 1898. 1898 First Edition.Good++. Internally very good, in worn hardcover, tender binding. Pages are clean and complete - small rubber stamped 'Bibliotheque Egyptologique' on back of frontis leaf. Cover of light gray paper over boards and cloth spine is heavily toned, particularly the front cover,… Read more
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Les Tresors de Turquie. L'Anatolie des Premiers Empires: Byzance; Les Siecles de l'Islam

by Akurgal, Ekrem; Mango, Cyril; Ettinghausen, Richard

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$80.75

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Geneve: Skira, 1966. 1966, Skira. NEAR FINE large format hardcover, without jacket. Internally near fine: bright, clean, and totally unmarked. Bright red silk cover with gilt lettering on front and spine has wear at foot of spine with some short tears, one in the front hinge about 1/2". Binding is very good, hinges intact, no splits or cracks in… Read more
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The Romance of the Rails. The Story of the American Railroads.

by Laut, Agnes C.

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Second Edition
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$18.95

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New York: Tudor Publishing Company, 1936. Second printing, October 1936, of the 1936 New Edition. VERY GOOD+ hardcover, lacking dust jacket. A clean, unmarked and well-bound copy. Pages fresh and near fine with bit of toning to outside edges (red top stain) but no soiling, tearing, creasing or chips. Bound in blue cloth with titles gilt-stamped on spine and… Read more
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A Fair Land to Build In: The Architecture of the Empire State

by Brendan Gill

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780942000047
Item Price
$14.20

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Albany, New York: Preservation League of New York State, 1984. 1984 Stated First Edition. FINE large-format softcover. A fresh, unmarked and firnly bound copy. No tears, chips, creasing, soiling or toning to pages or to cover. Dozens of black and white photos of historic and architecturally notable buildings throughout New York state reveal the "exceptional profusion of building styles" that… Read more
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Old New York in Early Photographs. 196 Prints, 1853-1904.

by Black, Mary

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Knickerbocker Books
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$18.05

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Dover Publications, Inc. 1973 Edition. NEAR FINE large-format paperback. A clean, unmarked and sturdily bound copy. Pages crisp and fine. Thick, glossy paper cover is lightly edge rubbed but otherwisve very good - no soiling, no chips or tears. Sewn binding is very strong. 196 full-page archival photographs (from the collectioin of the New York Historical Society) are beautifully… Read more
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Principles of Violin Playing & Teaching

by Galamian, Ivan

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1962
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$77.90

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Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1962. 1962 First Edition; 1962 printed on title page. NEAR FINE hardcover in GOOD dust jacket. Pages are fresh and fine - no markings, soiling or toning. Firmly bound in dark blue cloth hardcover with title stamped in silver on spine, Galamian's signature blind-stamped on front. Cover a bit crimped at spine ends, otherwise… Read more
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Life Studies. New Poems and an Autobiographical Fragment

by Lowell, Robert

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Printing
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$18.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1960. Third Printing (1960) of the 1959 edition. VERY GOOD hardcover in GOOD price-intact dust jacket. A dean, unmarked and firmly bound copy. Small faint stains to top corners of a few of the first leaves, pages otherwise fresh and fine. Bound in light green cloth hardcover, titled in black on spine. Cover is… Read more
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$18.00
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Daylight Moon

by Huebing, Craig

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$18.95

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Los Angeles: Hotspur Press, 1976. 1976, Stated First Printing. Near Fine. INSCRIBED by Craig Huebing, the late and once very popular soap opera star (he played Peter Taylor on General Hospital) "Dear Paul - With all respect and affection. Craig Huebing Xmas 1976". Contains poems and two author photos. Printed in light gray paper and bound in wrapper… Read more
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Strings On a Kite. The Poetry of Max Hart.

by Hart, Max; Eckstein, George (Compiler)

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780682499941
Item Price
$21.38

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Smithtown, NY: Exposition Press, 1983. 1983 First Edition. NEAR FINE softcover. Inscribed on halft-tile page "To Edith and Herbert with best regards- George." (Likely George Eckstein who selected the poems for this collection.) No other markings. Pages crisp and fine - one leaf with a horizontal crease likely caused as the paper was fed into the printing press. Bound… Read more
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Blackbird and Wolf: Poems

by Cole, Henri

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374113797
Item Price
$22.80

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007. 2007 First Edition, First Printing. FINE in FINE price-intact dust jacket, A fresh, crisp copy - clean, unmarked and tightly bound - book and jacket in new condition. This sixth published collection by the esteemed American poet contains three suites of poetry; "Birthday"; "Gravity and Center"; "Dune." 5-3/4 x 8-1/2". [xiv] + 61… Read more
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Atlantic City Cantata

by Chisholm, Hugh

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$26.60

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New York: Farrar, Straus & Young, Inc., 1951. 1951 Edition. NEAR FINE in GOOD (and scarce) dust jacket. A crisp, clean and firmly bound copy. The only marking is an owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper (J & J Bingham - which would be NY Congressman Jonathan Bingham.) Pages fine, bound in hardcover of dark blue cloth… Read more
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Et Tu ... Raza

by Alurista

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780927534482
Item Price
$13.30

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Tempe, Arizona: Bilingual Press, 1996. 1996 Softcover Edition. NEAR FINE. A fresh, unmarked and tightly bound copy. Tiny rubs to cover corner tips; retail price sticker and security sticker affixed to inside rear cover, all else fine. This copy has the American Book Award Winner 1997 seal affixed to the front cover. A collection of 47 works by the distinguished… Read more
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Picnic, Lightning (Pitt Poetry Series)

by Billy Collins

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780822956709
Item Price
$7.60

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Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998. 1998 edition, later printing. NEAR FINE softcover. A fresh, unmarked and firmly bound copy. Corner crease to one page leaf, else fine. Laid into this copy is the program from Billy Collins' presentation at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, NY on Feb. 13, 2003. 6 x 8". [viii]… Read more
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