New York: circa 1912-195. 87 PHOTOS. THe NYC watershed consists of 19 Upstate reservoirs and 3 copntrolled lakes... Read More
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...
Probable edition size of 75 impressions.
New York: Sept. 13th, 1842.
New York: n.d. [ca. 1890].
New York: Ca. 1900. Central Park Photos, Ca. 1900. An unusual set of turn-of-the-century photographs in that they concentrate not on the Park itself but on the avenues bordering it and the cobble-stone traverses. Present are several trolley cars, horse-drawn carts, pedestrians, buildings (apartments on the west side, and the...
Petersburgh, Rensselaer County: 1840's, 1802, 1825. Bail Bonds. WILLIAM W. REYNOLDS and THOMAS REYNOLDS came from Westerly, Rhode Island to Petersburgh in 1780. THOMAS REYNOLDS became a a successful merchant and the father of GIDEON REYNOLDS. GIDEON REYNOLDS (1813-96) was a member of the N.Y. State Assembly in 1839, Sherriff...
New York: Trow, 1845. First edition.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902. Later printing. Inscribed, with A.L.S. Riis has inscribed the flyleaf: "Ellis D. Robb with the hearty regard of Jacob A. Riis"Additionally, there is an autograph letter on Macmillan Co. stationery, dated Dec. 4, 1902, addressed to Ellis Robb, mayor of Eldora, Iowa, thanking him...
New York: Tha Macmillan Company, 1901. First edition.
New York: Mulberry St, Sept 20-94. Playgrounds In NYC Schools. Riis writes in reply to Miss Elizabeth Van Winkle, calling for more adequate playgrounds in New York City schools and including his views on recreation, housing and scholarship.
New York: New Harlem Publishing Company, 1904.
New York: Privately printed [by Eugene V. Connett at The Derrydale Press], 1935. First edition, deluxe issue, no. 19 of 30 copies. ONE OF 30. The Coaching Club was founded in 1875 by a number of prominent men including James Gordon Bennett, William Jay, and Leonard W. Jerome (one of...
May 24, 1948-1970. Letters concerned with the death of Rockefeller's mother; the expansion of Mexican Light and Power, which "supplies 52% of all the power produced in this country and serves most of the important industrial areas in and around Mexico City...At present practically all the electric energy we produce...
[New York]: Rockwood Phot, . A fine image of Bowling Green Park in lower Manhattan by George Rockwood (1832-1911), a successful commercial photographer with a studion on Union Square West and the first to import the carte-de-visite to America.
New York: September 19, 1895. TR to Dean Sage tipped-in to Volume III. Roosevelt writes as President of the Board of Police Commissioners of New York to angling author Dean Sage: "… I am now striving with infinite pain and labor to finish the fourth volume. You can imagine how...
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978. First edition, Number 156 of 300 copies signed by the Artist. SIGNED.
n.p: n.d. Fine Original Watercolor by Gordon Ross. Ross illustrated The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon for Heritage PressGordon Ross (1873-1946) was a prolific artist, working mostly in watercolor, from his early days in his native Scotland. As a book artist he tackled everything from Dickens to Shakespeare, including a......
New York: [Privately printed], 1926. "Limited edition of 201 copies, each copy bearing the initials of the fourth secretary, B. M. [i.e. Brander Matthews]" Nicholas Murray Butler's Copy. A remarkable roster, indeed, of this Club formed shortly after the Civil War. Among its members were two American Presidents (Woodrow Wilson...
New York: Published by E. Weyhe, 1919. Fine Ruzicka Wood Engraving. A fine and early work by the celebrated book artist, designer, calligrapher, and type designer, who was instrumental in the survival of the woodcut as a medium for book illustration.
New York: ca. 1930]. A striking image, reminiscent of Bernice Abbott's work in its juxtaposition of new and old New York City.Sherril Schell (1877-1964) was an American photographer best known for his architectural photography, especially of New York City. He had a studio in London in the early 1900s-1910s, during.....
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978. First edition. PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author on April 3rd, 1978: "For Jane Engelhard / with best wishes! / Charlie Scribner"
London: for J. Morphew, 1708. Second English Edition.
London: Published by the Booksellers. William Walker, Otley, 1847. English collected edition. MYSTERIES and EVA were first published separately in Boston in 1845 and 1846, respectively. The first title precedes Ned Buntline's popular MYSTERIES AND MISERIES OF NEW YORK, 1848. Pages 251-256 contain "American Anecdotes" - short, unflattering portraits of...
New Haven: Printed and Published by S. Converse, 1824. Second edition with Corrections and additions. A very interesting copy with the signature on the title of Gidion Lathrop, Lake Champlain who has written in the area under the preface which describes “the engraver Mr. S. S. Jocelyn, of New Haven...