New York: The Old Colony Press etc, 1916-1926. Read More about Valentine's Manuals of the City of New York
New York: America Press, 1938. First edition. Read More about The Jesuits of the Middle United States
[New York: n.d., ca. 1939]. A full color illustrated history of Grand Central Station and the surrounding area. Read More about The Gateway to a Continent [cover title
New York: Mahlon Day, 1825. First edition. Griscom (1774-1852) opened a school for boys in New York City in 1807 and advocated the monitorial system of instruction, in which more advanced students help teach the less advanced. Read More about Monitorial Instruction. An Address, Pronounced at the Opening of the New-York High-School
c.1910. This livery stable, owned by Henry A. Bunkenburg, was located at 413 W. 44th street (New York) in 1907, according to the Trow Business Directory of that year.By 1926, many of the livery stables in New York City had been replaced by other businesses, including a good number of... Read More about H. Bunkenburg Livery Stable: photo of building with employees in front
New York: Farrar Straus, . First edition of the author's first book. Read More about The Oblong Blur and Other Odysseys
N.p: n.d. Self-portrait of Drue Heinz in the form of a stream-of-consciousness letter, done for collector and bookseller Burt Britton. With a 1 p. ALS to Britton giving him permission to use the letter for “your marvellous book”. Read More about “… SELFPORTRAITOFMAYBEDHFORBURTONTHESTRAND …"
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1889. First edition. Read More about The Diary of Philip Hone 1828-1851. Edited, with an Introduction by Bayard Tuckerman
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, . First edition, special issue, signed by Howe on the half-title. Signed. Signed on half-title. Read More about World of Our Fathers. [The journey of the East European Jews to America and the life they Found...
[New York: May 1930]. Presentation album of original drawings and autograph sentiments to John Lovejoy Elliott (1868-1942), Founder of the Hudson Guild Settlement House and an Ethical Culture Society Leader. Given on the occasion of a dinner in his honor on May 26, 1930. The album opens with a calligraphic... Read More about In Honor of John L. Elliott [cover title
New York: April 8, 1943. Hughes Bussing Tables at the Stage Door Canteen. The Stage Door Canteen was a New York nightclub run by the USO (American Theater Wing) for the benefit of servicemen on leave, and many stars and celebrities volunteered to perform menial tasks as well as to... Read More about Portrait of Langston Hughes as busboy at the Stage Door Canteen, with 3 friends
New York: Doubleday, . Order of service and eulogies for the funeral mass for Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, held at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 23 May 1994. Read More about In Memoriam Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis 1929-1994
Philadelphia: Printed by William Dunlap [but G. W. Mentz/ E. C. Clay], 1758 [but 1828]. Reprint of the very rare 1758 editions, extracted from Ashbel Green's "Memoirs of the Rev. Joseph Eastburn" Journey through Canada. Captured in 1756 near Oswego by the French and Indians, Eastburn was taken to Canada... Read More about A Faithful Narrative of the Many Dangers and Sufferings as well as the Wonderful Deliverances of...
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1911. First Edition. Inscribed: "To the Hon. Charles E. Hughes, with the sincere regards of the author A.H. Doty November 22, 1911."A prolific author of medical manuals, books, and pamphlets, Dr. Alvah H. Doty (1854-1934) was Health Officer of the Port of New York... Read More about The Prevention of Infectious Diseases
Rochester: 1830, 1831. St. Patrick in Rochester. The Festival of 1830 celebrating the progress of Civil and Religious Liberty was held at Rochester House and that of 1831 at the Eagle Tavern. The invitations were issued by the officers including Elisha Johnson, President in 1830 and Hestor Stevens, President in... Read More about Two printed invitations to the Festivals of Saint Patrick held by the Natives and Friends of...
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1903. First edition. Read More about The Dutch Founding of New York
New York: J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Company 57 Ross Street, 1903. First edition. Read More about Tales from the Bowery
Washington, D.C: November 24, 1967. “I must assure you that no collapse of any kind awaits this nation.”. At a time when the nation was facing the seeming dissolution of civil society and increasing urban riots, Johnson writes: “… You are perhaps aware of my partiality for the community newspaper..... Read More about Typed Letter, signed (possibly by auto-pen), as President, to John Scullin, Jr., of the STATEN...
New York: Printed by G.F. Hopkins, for William Dunlap, 1800. Page 8 lists the characters and performers as the play was "performed at the New-York Theatre, March 26, 1800." Read More about Pizarro in Peru or the Death of Rolla. A Paly in Five Acts. From the German of Augustus von...
1953. One of 100 signed. Read More about Copper engraving: "Penthouse Roof"
1948. One of 100 signed. Read More about Engraving: "Alleyway"
New York: W.W. Norton, . First Edition. Inscribed. with associated ephemera laid in. Read More about The City
Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson & Brothers, . Reprint. George Lippard (1822-1854) was a close friend of Poe and founder of the Brotherhood of the Union, an early labor union. His popular fiction, which “represented the wildly subversive underside of the antebellum literary scene” (ANB) is often divided between the “city mysteries”..... Read More about The Empire City; or, New York by Night and Day. Its Aristocracy and its Dollars
Cincinnati: H.M. Rulison, 1853. First edition. In NEW YORK Lippard launched “attacks on family concentrations of wealth, on slavery, and on an alleged attempt by Roman Catholics to infiltrate American schools and governments” (Reynolds, p. 23)George Lippard (1822-1854) was a close friend of Poe and founder of the Brotherhood of..... Read More about New York: Its Upper Ten and Lower Million
New York: The World, May 13, n.y. Thanking the Dean for his letter, writing “I wonder if you can realize what reassurance there is in such a letter from you to an author who, seeing the child for the first time in several months, is rather upset by the number..... Read More about Autograph letter signed “W Lippmann”