An original drawing by the eccentric and compulsive hoarder Langley Collyer, who, with his brother Homer, lived in... Read More about Drawing: Train engine straight on
New York: John A. Gray, 1860. In 1860, abolitionist, Gerrit Smith, brought a libel suit against several prominent northern Democrats of the “Vigilant Association,” for publishing accusations that Smith had full knowledge of John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry beforehand and that he was a member of what became known..... Read More about Gerrit Smith and the Vigilant Association of the City of New-York
New York: Francis & Laurel, Stationers & Printers, 1871. First Edition. Metroplitan Museum of Art. The museum first opened on February 20, 1872. Read More about Address of the Officers of the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the People of New York
New York: Harper, . First Edition. Read More about Who Killed Society?
New York: Joseph P. Dayt, 1927. With a flyer for 40 acres in Bedford Hills auction on Feb. 15, 1927 laid in. Read More about Estate of Jacob Appell, deceased...Tuesday Feburary 15, 1927
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. First Edition. "Headlines of other Days," is what this book may have been called, according the blurb on the dust jacket flap. "… Mr. Asbury has assembled here the most startling, exciting, and eccentric events in the history of New York City." Many of..... Read More about All Around the Town
New York: Thornhill Press, 1999. 125 of 175 numbered copies printed on handmade paper and signed by Auchincloss, Banfield & the publisher, Luke Pontifell. Read More about Civil Wars: Three Tales of Old New York. Illustrations by Elliott Banfield
New York: 597 Madison Avenue, 8 June 1942. Wheels within wheels. Auto-Ordnance Corporation manufactured the Thompson Submachine Gun and other “tommy” guns. Read More about Typed letter signed, “Bernie,” one page
New York: G.P. Putnams [first work]; printed by John P. Prall [all three];, 1849. First edition. New York City carved in wood. A curious work of New York boosterism, printed to promote a model of New York city carved in wood and exactly replicating every building in the city. The..... Read More about New York, Past, Present and Future. WITH: New York as it Is. WITH: The American Advertiser
New York: August 3rd, 1862. Read More about Autograph Letter, signed from the Editor of the Eclectic Magazine to Simeon Leland. "As...
vp: 1937-1978. An archive of material relating to the career of Ivan Black (1903-1979), a well-connected New York City publicist whose work brought him into contact with a wide variety of entertainers, including many prominent mid-century African American musicians and writers. Black graduated from Harvard, class of 1924, cum laude..... Read More about Papers of New York publicist Ivan Black
New York: Clark & Meeker, 1860. Read More about History of the City of New York
New York: Biglow, 1876. First edition. Inscribed on t.p. by John P. Townsend Seond Vice-President to F.B. Sanborn, EsqFranklin Benjamin Sanborn, 1831-1917, American journalist, author, and philanthropist, b. Hampton Falls, N.H., grad. Harvard, 1855. An active abolitionist, he was a friend and agent of John Brown, although he disapproved of..... Read More about Manual of the Bowery Savings Bank
Culver City, CA: Chartoff Winkler Productions, 1971. Revised draft February 1971, copy distributed to Jack C. Jacobsen, sound engineer on the film, with his name inked to title page along with the number 23. Screenplay for the film based on the Jimmy Breslin novel which in turn is based on..... Read More about The Gang that Couldn't Shoot Straight. A Screen Play by Waldo Salt from the novel by Jimmy Breslin
New York: H. R. Robinson, [ca. 1836]. the funeral of old tammany. Among the mourners are also the editors for The Times and The Truth Teller. From various of the mourners are inscriptions inside balloons. To the right in the background is a view of Tammany Hall with a flag..... Read More about “The Funeral of Old Tammany”
New York: Joseph C. Spear, Cor. of Wall and Water-sts 4th Loft, . LOFT PRINTED. The earliest known broadside for Castle Garden in Battery Park at the tip of Manhattan. Once a circular fort (Castle Clinton), this structure became a beer garden and restaurant, exhibition hall, and theater. It later..... Read More about CASTLE GARDEN. THE PUBLIC IS MOST RESPECTFULLY INFORMED, THAT THIS SPLENDID ESTABLISHMENT, IS NOW...
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. Anti-Catholic. Read More about The Decline of Popery and its causes. : An address delivered in the Broadway Tabernacle, on...
[New York: Hendricks & Furlong, Publishers, 115 Nassau St, 1886]. Includes a brief account of the Association, which leased the grounds of the former Williamsburg Athletic Club on De Kalb Avenue, with a list of officers and board members, and the stewards for the Spring meeting. Details of scheduled participants..... Read More about First Annual Spring Meeting of the Brooklyn Athletic Association, to take place at the Grounds,...
New York: [The Brooklyn Eagle Job Printing Department], 1883. Read More about Opening Ceremonies of the New York and Brooklyn Bridge, May 24th.1883
n.p: . The drawing depicts an allegorical figure of Manhattan, in colonial garb, tipping his hat and bowing in homage to his neighbor across the Brooklyn Bridge: a rotund figure in a Brooklyn baseball uniform, bat in one hand, pennant in the other, standing in a field with "Brooklyn B.B...... Read More about Fine original pen-and-ink drawing, probably for a newspaper illustration, commemorating the 1916...
New York: The Old Colony Press etc, 1916-1926. Read More about Valentine's Manuals of the City of New York
New York: Privately Printed for the Subscribers [Aranged and printed by The Lent & Graff Co.], 1913. First edition. Read More about Book of Old New York
Buffalo: Rockwell, Baker & Hill, Printers, 1864. First edition. Read More about An Authentic and Comprehensive History of Buffalo...Arranged in Chronological Order
New York: published by Kelly & Whitehill, 1868. Printed by Charles Hart. J.L. Giles was a Designer and Lithographer at 111 Nassau Street, NYC. Read More about Lithograph, colored: "The Great International Caledonian Games / Held at Jones Woods,...
[New York: c. 1870?]. Read More about Group of 10 vintage photos of Central Park
[New York: n.d., ca 1890s]. An exceptionally fine series of late 19th-century silver print photographs of Central Park. Some of the identifiable views include Conservatory Pond with Temple Israel in the background, Gapstow Bridge, the Lake, and many views of the Ramble. The majority of images are of deserted winter..... Read More about 20 photographs of Central Park