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The Midnight Band of Mercy, Blaine, Michael
1 The Midnight Band of Mercy
Blaine, Michael
New York Soho Press 2004 1-56947-371-4 / 9781569473719 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 372 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013704

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Murder of Helen Jewett, Cohen, Patricia Cline
2 The Murder of Helen Jewett
Cohen, Patricia Cline
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1998 0-679-41291-3 / 9780679412915 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean charcoal gray boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 432 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. As new condition. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True crime story of the life and death of a prostitute in nineteenth-century New York. Large 8vo. True Crime. 013353

Price: 20.00 USD
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My First New York - Early Adventures in the Big City (As Remembered by Actors, Artists, Athletes, Chefs, Comedians, Filmmakers, Mayors, Models, Moguls, Porn Stars, Rockers, Writers, and Others, David Haskell and Adam Moss, Editors
3 My First New York - Early Adventures in the Big City (As Remembered by Actors, Artists, Athletes, Chefs, Comedians, Filmmakers, Mayors, Models, Moguls, Porn Stars, Rockers, Writers, and Others
David Haskell and Adam Moss, Editors
New York Ecco 2010 0061963933 / 9780061963933 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in unworn dust jacket. White boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 239 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025941

Price: 12.00 USD
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Ballads of Old New York, Guiterman, Arthur
4 Ballads of Old New York
Guiterman, Arthur
New York E.P. Dutton & Co. 1939 New Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with black lettering on spine and small black design centered on front cover. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. No bumping or fraying. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers with no writing or bookplates. Dustjacket is not price clipped, is missing 2" X 2 1/2" section from base of spine and left bottom side of front panel. Jagged 1/2 inch chipping along top of spine. 3/4 inch deep chip at top of front corner. 301 pgs. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of delightfully whimsical verses on the quaint, historical side of old New York. 8vo. New York City. 014318

Price: 15.00 USD
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King's Photographic Views of New York, King, Moses (Editor and Publisher)
5 King's Photographic Views of New York
King, Moses (Editor and Publisher)
Boston, Massachusetts Moses King 1895 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Incredibly interesting book with photos of everything from steamships of the day to parks and buildings as they existed in the late 1800s. Green cloth boards with maroon and gold decoration on cover and spine. Bevelled edges. Very slight surface wear to corners, no fraying or tears. Slightest hint of soiling. Binding is tight, hinges are sound. Chocolate brown endpapers - no writing or bookplates. Fold-out map (page 476) is missing. All else intact. 450 illustrations, 721 pages. From the Editor's Preface: Accurate pictures are the most vivid descriptions. The 450 photographic views in this volume tell a simple but entertaining and comprehensive story of New York in 1894-1895. They are so arranged as to form a practical route guide book. The stranger who will follow the route or order of these pictures will see the city in the easiest and shortest manner. " King also published "King's Handbook of New York City," a superb volume of 1008 pages of text with 1029 illustrations, which this book is meant to accompany. 026090

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Making of An Insurgent - An Autobiography 1882-1919, La Guardia, Fiorello H.
6 The Making of An Insurgent - An Autobiography 1882-1919
La Guardia, Fiorello H.
Philadelphia / New York Lippincott 1948 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean bluie cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. No cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Black and white photo portrait of La Guardia is frontispiece. 222 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024904

Price: 40.00 USD
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7 A Necktie in Greenwich Village
Levoy, Myron
New York Vanguard Press 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Signed
Clean red cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean yellow endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Letter regarding an upcoming radio interview SIGNED BY AUTHOR is laid in. 185 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Book is a happy trip which follows a young man in and out of Greenwich Village on his search for the good life, poking fun at him along the way. 8vo. Fiction. 013585

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Guest List - How Manhattan Defined American Sophistication---from the Algonquin Round Table to Truman Capote's Ball, Mordden, Ethan
8 The Guest List - How Manhattan Defined American Sophistication---from the Algonquin Round Table to Truman Capote's Ball
Mordden, Ethan
New York St. Martin's Press 2010 0312540248 / 9780312540241 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean gray boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name penned on front fixed endpaper, hidden under front flap of jacket. Illustrated with black and white glossy plates. 317 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025974

Price: 15.00 USD
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Big Freeze, Partridge, Bellamy
9 Big Freeze
Partridge, Bellamy
New York Thomas Y. Crowell Co. 1948 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean light gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 236 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, not faded, has slight wear at spine edges, very small closed tears at spine folds. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "Country Lawyer," this novel takes place in New York City when an engineer helps develop a city reservoir and aqueduct system at a time when people were flooding into America from Europe due to a Cholera epidemic. Probable first edition (no additional printings listed--Crowell Publishers used various methods of indicating first edition, including no additional printings). 8vo. Historical Fiction. 012867

Price: 15.00 USD
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The New York Diary, Rorem, Ned
10 The New York Diary
Rorem, Ned
New York George Braziller 1967 Stated First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated "First Printing" on copyright page). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on cover, silver and red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean black top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 218 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped(5.95 on front inside flap), no chips, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Ned Rorem's New York diary begins where his Paris diary left off, with the author homeward bound on the S. S. United States. 017571

Price: 45.00 USD
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11 The Horses of Central Park
Slade, Michael
New York Scholastic, Inc. 1992 0-590-44659-2 / 9780590446594 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean gray/green boards with purple cloth spine, gray/green metallic lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A charming novel for children about a boy who talks to (and gets answers from) the carriage horses of Central Park in New York City. 009785

Price: 10.00 USD
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One Nation - America Remembers September 11, 2001, Sullivan, Robert (Editor)
12 One Nation - America Remembers September 11, 2001
Sullivan, Robert (Editor)
Boston/New York Little Brown & Co (Easton Press) 2001 0316516007 / 9780316516006 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine 
Easton Press Collector's Edition, bound in Genuine Leather. Full number line on copyright page. Very clean, unworn leather binding with clean color photo paste-on illustration of Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center twin towers, gold lettering and border decoration. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright with gilt edges all around. Mauve silk endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color photographs. 192+ pp. Introduction by Rudolph Giuliani. Gorgeous clean, unworn collectible copy. Photo record of the terrorist attack on America on September 11, 2001, with photos of the victims, the fire fighters and emergency responders, remembrance ceremonies. 020594

Price: 35.00 USD
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Sport of the Gods, Wilson, Grove
13 Sport of the Gods
Wilson, Grove
New York Frank-Maurice, Inc. 1926 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear to corners, a few very small bubbles to cloth along front board edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (very slight browning in gutter area) with no names, writing or marks. 291 pgs. Clean DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, has some very shallow edge & corner chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very scarce book. A novel set in New York City, a story of love, and the differences in the lives of those in poverty and luxury. "In the city and in the book meet people from all ends of the world. They pass and repass; they interweave, endlessly, in strange patterns of love and passion; of sacrifice and selfishness; of sudden frightful failures and bewildering sensational successes." 8vo. Fiction. 015186

Price: 125.00 USD
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