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Caesar\'s Hours: My Life in Comedy, With Love and Laughter
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Caesar's Hours: My Life in Comedy, With Love and Laughter

By Caesar, Sid; Friedfeld, Eddy; Gelbart, Larry

New York: PublicAffairs/Perseus Book Group, 2003. 2003 Stated First Edition; First Printing. NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE price-intact dust jacket. A fresh, crisp and tightly bound copy. Black remainder mark to bottom page edge, no other markings. Pages and hardcover in new condition. Binding and hinges firm, intact and straight. Jacket very slightly edge rubbed, otherwise fine. Fascinating insight into the creative life of comedic genius Sid Caesar - how his great routines were fashioned and performed, what he learned from his own life, including a look inside the famed Writer's Room. Introduction by Larry Gelbart. 8 pages of black and white photos. 6-1/4 x 9-1/2". xvii +307 text pages. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


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By Eickemeyer, Jr., Rudolf

New York: R.H. Russell , 1903. 1903 First Edition. INSCRIBED BY EICKEMEYER on front free endpaper, in black ink, "To my friend Mr. Chas. E Gorton, / these records of my favorite season / with best wishes for a Merry Christmas / from Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr. / The Ranch Room / Yonkers, NY / Dec. 25th, 1903." (Charles E. Gorton was an eminent educator and Yonkers' second Schools Superintendent. Gorton High School is named after him.) A clean, otherwise unmarked copy, hardcover bound in green-gray paper over boards with gray cloth spine. Printed photographic pastedown centered on front board, between stamped white titles. Internally near fine - pages clean and unmarked. Small stains to front endpapers (not affecting the inscription). Cover is good - clean with moderate edge wear including bumps and scuffs to edges. Pastedown is clean with only a few light rubs, white titles are clear and strong. Top corners on thumb edge are bumped and heavily worn with fray to board. Spine cloth is frayed at ends and partially torn along the front hinge. Binding is tender and fragile. The front hinge is broken, the rear hinge is intact. The cover is attached to the book and all pages are holding though there is looseness between some of the gatherings. A remarkable collection by this important American pictorialist photographer. Introduction by Sadakichi Hartmann. Signed copies are very scarce. 10 x 14-1/2"; v + 50 pages. Signed by Author/Photographer. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket.


Landmarks Lost & Found: An Introduction to the Architecture and History of Yonkers

By Rebic, Michael P

Yonkers, New York: Yonkers Planning Bureau, 1986. FINE large format soft cover. A crisp, clean, unmarked and solidly bound copy. A well-produced volume filled with photographs of old Yonkers, New York; landmarks, with historical backgrounds. This is a fresh, clean totally unmarked copy in 'as new' condition. Paper cover of heavy gray paper with blue printing is clean and unworn. Binding is solid with no cracks or splits; no creasing to cover spine. 11 x 8-1/2" (oblong); 158 pages. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to.


The Story of a Round-House and Other Poems

By Masefield, John

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1913 Fifth Printing, October 1915 of the 1913 New and Revised Edition. VERY GOOD+. SIGNED BY MASEFIELD on front endpaper, simply his name, penned in black. Previous owner bookplate on front pasted endpaper - no other markings. A clean, crisp copy, bound in dark maroon cloth cover with gilt lettering front and spine. Cover is lightly rubbed at spine ends, corners and a bit along hinge but is otherwise clean and fresh. Binding tender but intact, hinges firm, no splits or cracks. 5 x 7-1/2"; vi + 303 text pages, 4 pages publisher's ads at rear.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


Yonkers Then & Now

By Yonkers Historical Society and the Blue Door Artist Association

Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2008 2008 First Edition. FINE Softcover. A fresh clean, tight, totally unmarked copy with no wear to pages or softcover. In new condition. Filled with photos of Yonkers landmarks as they looked "then" and "now". Very well-produced, photos sharp and clear. Wonderful memento of this historic Hudson River city. 6-1/2 x 9-1/4": 96 pages. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.


A Description of the New Netherlands
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A Description of the New Netherlands

By Van Der Donck, Adriaen

Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1968. 1968 Stated First Edition. NEAR FINE in VERY GOOD dust jacket. A clean, totally unmarked copy. Pages crisp and clean, with fine folding map of eastern NY from NYC to Canada, 1656. Bound in dark blue cloth hardcover with gilt spine lettering is clean and fresh. Slight rubbing to bottom edge. Dust jacket is clean with a few light scuff marks to front panel. Front flap clipped and jacket is chipped at spine ends and corners with an exterior tape repair to tear at top of spine. Otherwise complete. 6 x 9-1/4"; [xl] [x] + 142 pages Edited and with Introduction by Thomas F. O'Donnell. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo.