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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 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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Valentine's Manual of Old New York No. 7, New Series 1923 - When the Gay White Way Was Dark, Brown, Henry Collins (Editor)
2 Valentine's Manual of Old New York No. 7, New Series 1923 - When the Gay White Way Was Dark
Brown, Henry Collins (Editor)
New York Valentine's Manual, Inc. 1923 First Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Hardcover book in scarce original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black decorative seal on cover with single line border, black lettering on spine. Some wear and soiling to this book: a little fraying at top of spine, small spot of wear along front spine edge (grain of rice in size), some browning to spine, some foxing to rear board. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Wonderful historical photographs and illustrations throughout - seven plates in color, eighty-three black and white illustrations. 366 pages with index. Clean illustrated dust jacket has edge chipping, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027394

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Murder of Helen Jewett, Cohen, Patricia Cline
3 The Murder of Helen Jewett
Cohen, Patricia Cline
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1998 0-679-41291-3 / 9780679412915 First 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
4 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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A Culinary Collection from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gillies, Linda
5 A Culinary Collection from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gillies, Linda
New York Metropolitan Museum Of Art 1973 0870990810 / 9780870990816 First Unknown Fine 
Sturidily bound spiral cookbook with illustrated card covers. Covers and pages are clean, no names, writing or marks. No chipping or creasing. Contains recipes from the Members of the Board of Trustees and Staff of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Designed by Peter Oldenburg. Compiled by: Linda Gillies, Anita Muller, Pamela Patterson Edited by: Linda Gillies. Wonderful black and white illustrations. 173 pages with index. 027051

Price: 15.00 USD
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Ballads of Old New York, Guiterman, Arthur
6 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.
7 The Making of An Insurgent - An Autobiography 1882-1919
La Guardia, Fiorello H.
Philadelphia / New York Lippincott 1948 First 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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8 A Necktie in Greenwich Village
Levoy, Myron
New York Vanguard Press 1968 First 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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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 First 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 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 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 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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The House on the Park, Worthington, Marjorie
14 The House on the Park
Worthington, Marjorie
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition (stated) in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No 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. 327 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a couple of very small edge chips. Portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engrossing novel about life in the neighborhood around Moun Morris Park in New York City when it was inhabitated by wealthy, respectable families who stabled their carriage horses a few blocks away, and who lived pompously and fashionably in a social world of their own. 026374

Price: 20.00 USD
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