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Manhattan Manners
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Manhattan Manners

By PUTNAM, Wallace B.

New York: [The Author], 1935. Softcover. Good. First edition. Small quarto. Unpaged. Illustrated. Spiral bound printed card wrappers. Text in facsimile of the hand of the author. Toning and modest wear on the wrappers, near very good. Inscribed by the author: "Doris from Wally. W.B. Putnam."

$125.00

Auto-Biography of Rev. John Bangs, of the New-York Annual Conference. To Which Are Added, a Vindication of the Christian Religion: And Remarks on Church Membership, Division of the Church, Etc.
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Auto-Biography of Rev. John Bangs, of the New-York Annual Conference. To Which Are Added, a Vindication of the Christian Religion: And Remarks on Church Membership, Division of the Church, Etc.

By BANGS, John

New York: Printed for the Author, 1846. Hardcover. Good. First edition. 12mo. 319pp. Contemporary calf. Splitting at the joints, long tear on front fly, a good only copy. One the front fly is an owner's inscription: "Caleb Burrell's Book 1846 presented by John Bangs him self to Caleb Burrell at Wesyhill Schoolhouse at a Childrens me[e]ting."

$85.00

Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s
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Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s

By DOUGLAS, Ann

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Third printing. Fine in fine dustwrapper but for a small crease on the front flap.

$18.00

Patroon Van Volkenberg: A Tale of Old Manhattan in the Year Sixteen Hundred and Ninety-Nine
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Patroon Van Volkenberg: A Tale of Old Manhattan in the Year Sixteen Hundred and Ninety-Nine

By STEPHENSON, Henry Thew

Chicago: Jamieson-Higgins Co, 1900. Hardcover. Very Good. Third edition. Illustrated with color plates by C.M. Relyea. Publisher's blue decorative cloth blind-stamped on front board, gilt-stamped spine. Gutter cracked, small star stamped on front pastedown, light dampstain on top page fine edges, cloth soiled, extremities worn and nicked, a good only copy lacking the scarce dustwrapper. Scarce, *OCLC* locates only 3 copies.

$65.00

Half a Man:The Status of the Negro in New York
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Half a Man:The Status of the Negro in New York

By OVINGTON, Mary White

New York: Hill and Wang, 1969. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. New edition (originally published in 1911). Foreword by Franz Boas. Fine in lightly rubbed near fine dustwrapper with a small nick on the rear panel. Sociological study by a white woman who was one of the founders of the NAACP.

$20.00

Tracking the Marvelous: A Life in the New York Art World
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Tracking the Marvelous: A Life in the New York Art World

By MYERS, John Bernard

New York: Random House, 1983. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Octavo. 285pp. Illustrated from black and white photographs. Spine cocked, very good in a very good lightly age-toned.

$20.00

The Story-Telling Hour
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The Story-Telling Hour

By BAILEY, Carolyn S.

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1934. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Edited by Carolyn S. Bailey for The New York Story League. Fine in attractive about very good dustwrapper with a chip at the top of the front panel and a long but near invisible tear.

$75.00

Fifty Years' Reminiscences of New-York, or, Flowers from the Garden of Laurie Todd: Being a Collection of Fugitive Pieces Which Appeared in the Newspapers and Periodicals of the Day, for the Last Thirty Years
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Fifty Years' Reminiscences of New-York, or, Flowers from the Garden of Laurie Todd: Being a Collection of Fugitive Pieces Which Appeared in the Newspapers and Periodicals of the Day, for the Last Thirty Years

By THORBURN, Grant

New York: Daniel Fanshaw, 1845. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 12mo. 287pp. Frontispiece portrait. Brown cloth spine elaborately gilt. Owner's name ("William H. Bogart. Sept. 8, 1845. Aurora"), large but light dampstain in the text, boards bright, a very good copy. Thorburn wrote under the name Lawrie Todd, and was the inspiration for John Galt's *Lawrie Todd,* the first novel to use Rochester, New York, as its setting.

$85.00

Those Days
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Those Days

By ARMSTRONG, Hamilton Fish

New York: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Illustrated from black and white photographs. Spine cocked, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper with spine and edges sunned. this the story of the author's childhood in New York.

$25.00

Manhattan, When I Was Young
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Manhattan, When I Was Young

By CANTWELL, Mary

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1995. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. A memoir.

$45.00

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Representative Selections, with Introduction, Bibliography, and Notes (American Writers Series)
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Representative Selections, with Introduction, Bibliography, and Notes (American Writers Series)

By CARPENTER, Frederic I.

New York: American Book Company, 1934. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 12mo. 456pp. Penciled ownership signature of educator and poet Daniel Hoffman on the front fly with his pencil markings on a few pages, corners bumped, spine sunned, very good.

$30.00

Washington Irving: Representative Selections, with Introduction, Bibliography, and Notes (American Writers Series)
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Washington Irving: Representative Selections, with Introduction, Bibliography, and Notes (American Writers Series)

By POCHMANN, Henry A.

New York: American Book Company, 1934. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 12mo. 389pp. Penned ownership signature of educator and poet Daniel Hoffman on the front fly with his penned markings on a few pages, corners bumped, spine sunned, very good.

$30.00

The Village Square
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The Village Square

By WILCOCK, John

New York: Lyle Stuart, 1961. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Introduction by Bill Manville. Octavo. 192pp. Pages age-toned else fine in near fine dustwrapper with a little rubbing and some tiny tears. Titled after the British-born author's column in *The Village Voice*.

$100.00

The Great American Newspaper: The Rise and Fall of the Village Voice
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The Great American Newspaper: The Rise and Fall of the Village Voice

By MCAULIFFE, Kevin Michael

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 486pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. A bit of foxing on the page edges else near fine in near fine dustwrapper with two tiny tears.

$20.00

They All Sang on the Corner: A Second Look at New York City's Rhythm and Blues Vocal Groups
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They All Sang on the Corner: A Second Look at New York City's Rhythm and Blues Vocal Groups

By GROIA, Philip

West Hempstead, New York: Phillie Dee Enterprises, 1983. Softcover. Near Fine. First revised edition. Trade paperback original. Octavo. 192pp. A bit of foxing on the first and last couple of leaves, a little rubbing on the wrappers, near fine. Signed by the author. Widely expanded from the author's 1973 book of the same name. An exploration of street music. Very uncommon signed.

$150.00

The Man from New York: John Quinn and His Friends
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The Man from New York: John Quinn and His Friends

By REID, B.L.

New York: Oxford University Press, 1968. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. 708pp. Illustrated. Corners lightly bumped, else fine in a very good dustwrapper with large tear and chip on spine head. Advance Review Copy with publisher's slip laid in. Winner of the 1969 Pulitzer Prize.

$75.00

Portrait Photograph of Jimmie Daniels
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Portrait Photograph of Jimmie Daniels

By VAN VECHTEN, Carl. (Jimmie Daniels)

New York: Carl Van Vechten, 1963. Unbound. Fine. Gelatin silver photograph. Approximately 8" x 10". Tiny rubbed spot on the embossed name, still easily fine. Photographer's embossed name, as well as with his stamp on the verso. Captioned by Van Vechten on the verso: "Jimmie Daniels. January 29, 1963" with the number of the negative "XVIII TT. 18". Bust portrait of Daniels in a jacket and tie, posed before some lace netting. Daniels was an actor, caberet performer, night club owner and a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. A pleasing image.

$1000.00

Ledger of the American Knights of Protection of Farmingdale, Long Island, 1894-1915
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Ledger of the American Knights of Protection of Farmingdale, Long Island, 1894-1915

Hardcover. Good. Tall quarto. Partially printed ledger book, mostly filled out by hand. Quarter sheep and marbled paper over boards. A few clippings about the Knights affixed to front pastedown, a few printed treasurer's reports for the society bound in. Well-worn but sound and good. Little-known, the American Knights of Protection were founded in 1894 in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. as a patriotic fraternal and beneficial organization that stood for American values, protectionism, and anti-immigration. They also paid members benefits from their accident and relief fund, as is indicated in the ledger.

$500.00

The Black Pearl: The Hairdresser from Haiti
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The Black Pearl: The Hairdresser from Haiti

By SHEEHAN, Arthur and Elizabeth Odell

London: Harvill Press, 1956. Hardcover. Near Fine. First English edition. A little soiling on the boards, else near fine lacking the dustwrapper. Biography of 19th century black New York City hairdresser Pierre Toussaint. Signed by both of the authors.

$100.00

Almanac for New Yorkers 1938: Accommodated to the Five Boroughs but May Without Sensible Error Serve for the Entire Metropolitan District and Even More Distant Points
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Almanac for New Yorkers 1938: Accommodated to the Five Boroughs but May Without Sensible Error Serve for the Entire Metropolitan District and Even More Distant Points

By Writers of the Federal Writers' Project

New York: Modern Age Books, 1937. Softcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Illustrated wraps. 120pp. Fine in modestly worn about very good dustwrapper with small tears and nicks. Almanac issued in this series by the WPA. The art on the cover and jacket by Kida McKenzie. Bookmark from the publisher laid in.

$65.00

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