(Dec. 18, 1868 - Sept. 27, 1869). Flora Payne was the sister of Oliver Hazard Payne of Cleveland... Read More
New York: Valentine's Manual Inc 15 East 40th Street, .
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.
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.
New York: Printed by Shepard Kollock, 1786. Republished by John Doggett Jr, 1851. Reissue of the very scarce 1786 edition.
[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...
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.
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1909. First edition.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, (1902. First edition.
New York and New Jersey: February 1970. Nicholas Solovioff (1927-1994) was the artist in residence of the Port of New York Authority. He made the most of this opportunity and completed a series of paintings of the early construction of the World Trade Center towers. No doubt these drawings of...
[New York]: 5 March 1790. Early New York: “Seling Lickquer”.
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...
New York: D. Appleton, 1900. Number CI from a limited edition of 250 copies.
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...
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.
[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...
[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.
New York: Weed, parsons & Co. [map: Published by G. W. & C. B. Colton & Co], 1878.
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...
[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...
New York: Collins and Hannay, 1832. First edition.
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.
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.
. Scene of the English Troops entering New York City in 1776.
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...
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...