New York: Published for the Booksellers, 1841. First edition. The Second Wall Street Novel -- Rare. A very... Read More about A Week in Wall Street. By One Who Knows
[New York: Privately Printed, 1880; 1881]. One of a few copies printed. A Shakespeare New York Calendar: "...one of a few copies printed..." Rare and charming little calendars compiled by this New York antiquarian, member of the New York Historical Society, and co-founder of the Bradford Club, which was a...... Read More about Events in the History of New York City with Illustrations from Shakespeare by a New Yorker
New York: E. Robinson, 1887. First edition. Read More about Robinson's Atlas of Morris County New Jersey Compiled from Official Records, Private Plans &...
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1864. Read More about The Rise of the Dutch Republic, A History
New York: Wm. G. Boggs, Printer, December, 1843. First Edition. Read More about New York 170 Years Ago, with a View, and Explanatory Notes
Albany: J. Munsell, 1852. First collected edition. The Kane-Storr Families. The papers had first appeared in “The Churchman.” They were the memorial papers for the three members of the Kane Family who passed away within four months, John Innes Kane of Woodlawn, Mary Kane, his wife and her brother-in-law, The..... Read More about The Kindred Dead
Harrisonburg, [Virginia]: J.H. Wartmann and Brothers, 1849. First Edition. Read More about Sketches on a Tour through the Northern and Eastern States, the Canadas & Nova Scotia
New York: John L. O'Sullivan, 1845. First edition. Birth of the New York City Police Department. New York adopted the Municipal Police Act in May of 1845, replacing an antiquated night watch and constabulary system that could no longer handle a swell in crime that accompanied a massively increasing population..... Read More about Regulations for the Day and Night Police of the City of New York with Instructions as to the...
New York: circa 1912-195. 87 PHOTOS. THe NYC watershed consists of 19 Upstate reservoirs and 3 copntrolled lakes that cover 1,900 square miles in the Catskill Mountains. The Ashokan Reservoir was finished in 1915 1. Ulster & Delaware Railroad Station 2. Steam shovels 3. Town with workers (Uncaptioned) 4. 3..... Read More about An Album with 87 professional photographs depicting construction of the Ashokan reservoir, which...
New York: Valentine's Manual, Inc, . First edition. Read More about Valentine's Manual of Old New York 1923. Volume VII, New Series
New York: Valentine's Manual, Inc, . First edition. Read More about Valentine's Manual of Old New York 1924. Volume VIII
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: 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: c. 1865. The First Tammany Hall Building. The early inscription on the mat identifies the image as taken in 1854, suggesting this large albumen print made from an earlier glass plate negative. Another example in the collection of the City of New York suggests a date in circa..... Read More about Tammany Hotel [albumen photograph of Park Row in Printing House Square showing the Tammany Hotel...
New York: Block of Sixth Avenue, 43rd to 44th Streets, 1905. Read More about New York Hippodrome Program
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: 1937-1938. This photographic archive documents the construction of a massive double-barrel sewer line running from the World's Fair grounds, largely in the vicinity of Grand Central Parkway and Roosevelt Avenue. Many of the images are dated in the negative depicting the surveying of the region in June 1937..... Read More about Archive of photographs depicting the construction of the sewer system on the grounds of the...
[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...