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A group of Board of Education pamphlets and statements regarding New York City schools, 1859-1866

by [NEW YORK CITY]

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Used - Scuffed at joints and edges, but very sound and internally fine
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Scuffed at joints and edges, but very sound and internally fine. 8vo. Contemporary black half morocco, with leather label of the compiler of the volume, Henry C. Boyd: "STATEMENTS / HENRY C. BOYD / March 14th 1859 to June 27th 1866." Several pages have annotations in pencil or ink by Boyd. Bound in… Read more
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Desirable Property on Broadway, and on 33rd, 34th & 35th Streets, Between Broadway and the 7th Avenue, Near the Intersection of Broadway & 6th Avenue. Anthony J. Bleecker Will sell at Auction, on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 1848, at 12 M. at the Merchant's Exchange, 22 Lots and Gores

by [NEW YORK - AUCTION BROADSIDE]. Anthony J. BLEECKER, Auctioneer

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Published
1848
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[New York], 1848. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Some mild staining, a few small edge tears, but in very good to fine condition.. Large folio broadside (27 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches), two long folds (one vertical, one horizontal). The top half of this broadside advertisement is a map of the area, showing the properties to be auctioned.… Read more
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Greenwich Village

by CHAPIN, Anna Alice

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Used - Hinges cracked but holding, some light wear at extremities
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1920
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New York: Dodd, Mead, 1920. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Hinges cracked but holding, some light wear at extremities. 8vo. Illustrated by Allan Gilbert Cram. Original decorated cloth. Later printing (the first was 1917). Signed by the dedicatee Vincent C. Pepe beneath the printed dedication.
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A Bond of Performance between Garrett Poor (a carpenter) and Luke von Thinehoon (a "cuirurgoon" [sic]) and Lawrence Read (a merchant) to whom they agree to pay two hundred pounds. [New York], 22 May 1691

by [NEW YORK]

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Used - Horizontal folds, but in very good condition
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From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Horizontal folds, but in very good condition. One page, folio, with integral blank leaf (with docket). Signed by Roos and Thinehovon (followed by red wax stamps) and signed by three witnesses. "The Condicon of this obligation is... that if the above bound... doo well and truely observe, perform, fullfill, accomplish, and keep all… Read more
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Gazetteer & Business Directory of Madison County, NY for 1868-9

by CHILD, Hamilton

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Used - Hinges cracked but holding, owner's name on front pastedown, some wear to extremities and a few stains to cloth
Published
1868
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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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The Great Metropolis: Or, New-York Almanac for 1851

by [NEW YORK]

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Used - Map slightly browned and foxed else clean and clear; rear hinge is weak
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1851
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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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The Great Metropolis: Or, New York in 1845

by [NEW YORK]

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Used - Minor browning and foxing throughout (and light pencil writing throughout); front hinge weak else a good to very good copy
Published
1844
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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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The Lengthening of Niagara Falls

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Used - Small loss along spine, upper corner of front board rubbed, collector's embossed stamp on front free endpaper
Published
1930
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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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Big City Primer: Reading New York at the End of the Twentieth Century

by YAU, John / BARRETTE, Bill

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Used - Corners lightly bumped, ink ownership name on half-title, pages with light age-toning at edges
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First
Published
1991
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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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New York Transit Memories

by SMITH, Harold A.

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Used - A few minor bumps, generally fine
Published
1997
ISBN 10
0915276569
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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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The Indians of Manhattan Island and Vicinity

by SKINNER, Alanson

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Used - Some light foxing, loose in wrappers
Published
1926
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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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The Block

by GORO, Herb

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Used - A very good plus copy, a pale marginal stain towards the end, but otherwise in clean condition, with some light edgewear to the
Published
1970
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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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Barnard College Song Book

by Undergraduate Association of Barnard College

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Published
1925
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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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Early New York [cover title]. [Five Maps of New York]

by MacCOUN, Townsend

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Published
1909
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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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Tips on Tables. Being a Guide to Dining and Wining in New York at 365 Restaurants Suitable to Every Mood and Every Purse

by ROSS, George

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Published
1934
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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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Municipal Government of the City of New York

by BAKER, Abby G and Abby H. WARE

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Published
1906
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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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A Mole's-Eye View of New York

by HASCHID, Democritus

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Used - A fine copy in a very good jacket, with light toning and a chip at the head of the spine panel
Published
1941
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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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Flatbush Past & Present

by FISHER, Edmund D.

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Used - A near-fine, though ex-library copy, with bookplate and remnants of pockets, and light rubbing to text on front cover
Published
1901
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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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Used - Soft vertical fold (from mailing?) and wrappers lightly soiled, pale stain to upper gutter margin
Published
1863
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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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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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Used - Wrappers chipped at edges, professionally rebacked, some unobtrusive offsetting on map
Published
1851
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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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