New York: H. R. Robinson, [ca. 1836]. the funeral of old tammany. Among the mourners are also the... Read More about “The Funeral of Old Tammany&rdquo
New York: Valentine's Manual, Inc, . First edition. Read More about Valentine's Manual of Old New York 1924. Volume XII, New Series
New York: Valentine's Manual Inc 15 East 40th Street, . Read More about Valentine's Manual of Old New York. No. 6. New Series 1922
New York City: 15 May 1830. DeWitt notarizing that Peter Goelet, as Executor of Peter P. Goelet, Merchant of New York City had “executed the above Certificate” (not present) and that both Goelets were known to him. Read More about Printed document accomplished, signed “Peter Dewitt, as Commissioner of Deeds for the State of...
mostly 1895. Commissioner of the Department of Health -- New York. Dr. Fowler became the Health Commissioner of New York City in 1895. There are many letters of congratulations about that appointment. Read More about Personal Scrapbook Album
New York: Printed by Shepard Kollock, 1786. Republished by John Doggett Jr, 1851. Reissue of the very scarce 1786 edition. Read More about The New York Directory, containing A Valuable and Well Calculated Almanack; Tables of the...
[New York: Privately printed, 1881]. First edition, one of a few copies printed. A Shakespeare New York Calendar: " ... one of a few copies printed ... " Rare and charming little calendar - following the first one of 1880 - compiled by this New York antiquarian, member of the..... Read More about Events in the History of New York City with Illustrations from Shakespeare by a New Yorker
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1926. Pennell, Joseph. From a limited edition of 350 copies signed by Elizabeth Pennell. Prospectus loosely inserted. A beautiful copy of this book that often comes in poor condition. Read More about The Glory of New York. Text by Mrs Elizabeth Robins Pennell
New York: D. Appleton and Company, (1902. First edition. Read More about Social Life under the Georges 1714-1776
New York: Printed by Francis Childs, 1787. It Pays to Advertise. Fascinating advertiser of the period, issued barely two weeks before the delegates to the new constitutional convention in Philadelphia approved a new Constitution on September 17. Advertisements in New York are plentiful which feature ships (with woodcut illustrations) "for..... Read More about The Daily Advertiser: Political, Historical, and Commercial. Monday, September 3, 1787. Vol. III...
New York: D. Appleton, 1900. Number CI from a limited edition of 250 copies. Read More about The New Metropolis: Pictures of Old New York
New York: Printed by Collins & Co, 1811. An enlarged edition of the first edition of 1804. The founding of the New York Hospital, the second oldest hospital in New York City, was inspired by Samuel Bard's seminal Discourse upon the Duties of a Physician (1769). Wartime delays pushed the..... Read More about An Account of the New-York Hospital. [With:] Catalogue of Books Belonging to New-York Hospital...
New York: Ca. 1860. Fine Photograph of Grandpa's Factory, West 52nd Street, NYC, Ca. 1860. An interesting example of New York commerical building in what was then uptown; "Grandpa Meeks" is possibly of the furniture makers J. & J.W. Meeks. Read More about Fine original photograph of 605 West 52nd Street, New York City, showing a brick three story...
[New York]: October 10, 1885. An extraordinary photographic record of the controlled detonation of Flood Rock in the narrow tidal straight called Hell Gate in New York City’s East River. The detonation was part of a nearly 70-year project to improve the navigability of the Hell Gate channel — found..... Read More about Three vintage photographs documenting the detonation of Flood Rock in the East River, October 10,...
[New York]: 14 February 1976. Sign of the Dove. The original drawing is of the “Sign of the Dove” Restaurant. Accompanied by a exhibition brochure on Ms. Bellin from the James Hunt Barker Galleries in New York, Nov. 5 throught 13th 1975. Read More about An original watercolor and ink on rice paper, signed “Barbara Bellin 2/14/76”
New York: Weed, parsons & Co. [map: Published by G. W. & C. B. Colton & Co], 1878. Read More about Map of the State of New York Accompanying the legislative Manual 1878. [Being] Colton's Railroad...
New York: 1763-1796. Four items relating to 18th century New York, including an indenture of deed signed by Petrus Stuyvesant (1727-1805), the great-great-great-grandson of Dutch settler Peter Stuyvesant. Viz:1. An Indenture of Deed, signed by Petrus Stuyvesant, for the sale of lots in New York City to Nicholas William Stuyvesant..... Read More about A group of 4 manuscript legal documents, deeds relating to land transactions in New York
[New York: J. Widdleton, 1866]. First edition, special issue of the sheets from the Francis' Old New York (N.Y., Widdleton, 1861), issued with new half-title, and without the original title page. One of a Few for Presentation. RARE. Special issue of the author's "Memoir of Dr. Francis", which appeared as..... Read More about John W. Francis., M.D., LL.D. A Biographical Essay
New York: Collins and Hannay, 1832. First edition. Read More about Historic Tales of Olden Times; Concerning the Early Settlement and Advancement of New York City...
New York: Printed for the Author [by] J. Seymour, 1819. First Edition. Verplanck was a Professor, Politician and for many years the President of The Century Club. This book is chiefly directed at De Witt Clinton. Read More about The State Triumvirate, A Political Tale: and the Epistles of Brevet Major Pindar Puff
New York: Published by H.M. Ranney, 1849. Started by a quarrel between two Shakespearean actors and their devotees, the American Edwin Forrest and the Englishman William Macready. Read More about Account of the Terrific and Fatal Riot at the New York Astor Place Opera House On the night of...
. Scene of the English Troops entering New York City in 1776. Read More about Print: "L'Entré Triumphante de Troupes Royales à Nouvelle Yorck."
New York: 1836. James Gordon Bennett Builds the New York Herald, 1836. James Gordon Bennett (1795-1872) a Scottish immigrant, worked in New York as a journalist and editor on several newspapers, and in May, 1835, established the New York Herald, a four-page daily newspaper which sold for a penny. Poverty..... Read More about Printed certificate, completed in ink, certifying the renting of 118 Fulton Street, New York...
Albany: Charles van Benthuysen & Sons, 1880. Barker, George. First edition. With 9 Niagara Heliotypes by George Barker. With Notes by FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED from pp. 27 - 30, and the fine Heliotypes by Niagara Falls photographer GEORGE BARKER are interspersed throughout the text.GEORGE BARKER was a major American landscape..... Read More about Special Report of New York State on the Preservation of the Scenery of Niagara Falls, and Fourth...
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1869. Juvenile Delinquents. The author was the chaplain for the Society for the Reformation of Juvenile Delinquents in the City of New York. This work is a history of the Society, from its founding as the Society for the Prevenion of Pauperism until the..... Read More about A Half Century with Juvenile Delinquents; or, the New York House of Refuge and Its Times
Probable edition size of 75 impressions. Read More about Etching: Forty-Second Street