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The Literary Shop and Other Tales, Ford, James L.
1 The Literary Shop and Other Tales
Ford, James L.
New York Geo. H. Richmond & Co. 1894 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Green cloth boards with paper label on spine. Small spot of fraying at base of spine, slightest hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Paper spine label has tiny bit of edge chipping, light rubbing - clearly legible. Pages and edges are clean - old pencil inscription on front free endpaper. 298 pp. 020773

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Loiterer in New York - Discoveries Made by a Rambler Through Obvious Yet Unsought Highways and Byways, Henderson, Helen W.
2 A Loiterer in New York - Discoveries Made by a Rambler Through Obvious Yet Unsought Highways and Byways
Henderson, Helen W.
New York George H. Doran 1917 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Probable second printing (no GHD symbol on copyright page). Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with gold lettering, gold bridge decoration on cover. Slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photo illustration of the Plaza fountains in New York City, with tissue guard; 86 illustrations total. Preface by Paul W. Bartlett. 454 pages. A large book in which the author explores New York City's history, art and architecture, including churches, bridges, libraries, statues, museums and great hotels. 022841

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Sam Ward "King of the Lobby", Thomas, Lately
3 Sam Ward "King of the Lobby"
Thomas, Lately
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1965 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Printing in original unclipped jacket. Clean beige/gray cloth boards with blind stamped lettering on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean red-orange endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 533 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very tiny chip at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Biography of Sam Ward (1814-1884), one of New York's most prominent bankers; writer, paragon of social life in New York and London; gold rush prospector; epicure and gastronome. 018786

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Council Fire and Cannon, Vrooman, John J.
4 Council Fire and Cannon
Vrooman, John J.
Chicago Follett 1962 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Reg Massie, Illustrator 
First Edition, in clean original jacket. Very clean color illustrated cloth boards. No fading, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 185 pgs. Illustrated by Reg Massie. Clean unfaded color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An absorbing and well-written history of New York State written for young adult readers, through the Colonial times and the Revolutionary War, including the Battle of Oriskany, the Schenectady Massacre, The career of Hiawatha and Iroquois folklore. 018855

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