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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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Philistines at the Hedgerow: Passion and Property in the Hamptons, Gaines, Steven
3 Philistines at the Hedgerow: Passion and Property in the Hamptons
Gaines, Steven
Boston Little Brown 1998 0-316-30941-9 / 9780316309417 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean white boards with black lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 326 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, has very tiny surface scrape to front panel (smaller than a grain of rice). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A spellbinding true chronicle of one of the most unusual communities in the world among the Hamptons, Long Island mansions and millionaires. 8vo. New York. 014835

Price: 15.00 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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The Making of An Insurgent - An Autobiography 1882-1919, La Guardia, Fiorello H.
5 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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6 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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Incredible New York: High Life and Low Life of the Last Hundred Years, Morris, Lloyd
7 Incredible New York: High Life and Low Life of the Last Hundred Years
Morris, Lloyd
New York Random House 1951 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean illustrated cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 370 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean, solid and attractive book. 8vo. New York City. 012414

Price: 15.00 USD
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Big Freeze, Partridge, Bellamy
8 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
9 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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10 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)
11 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
12 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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