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History of the City of New York: Its Origin, Rise and Progress (3 volumes)

by Lamb, Martha J.; Mrs. Burton Harrison

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1896
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Good Plus
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$50.00

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New York: The A. S. Barnes Company, 1896. Three volumes with plates, text illustrations, maps. Clean, tight set. Two volumes with some darkening bottom outer edge of pages; binding also darkening, with a few small holes on edge of spine on 2 volumes. Heavy set, may require extra shipping.. Dark Red Cloth, Paper Labels. Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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History of the City of New York in the Seventeeth Century (2 Volumes)

by van Rensselaer, (Mariana Griswold) Mrs. Schuyler

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1909
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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$195.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909. Clean, tight copies. xxviii, 533 pp; xii, 640 pp plus publisher's ads. New Amsterdam; New York under the Stuarts. Top of spines light fraying. Vol. II with cracked inner hinge. Frontispieces in each. Spines lightly darkened.. First Edition First Printing. Dark Red Gilt Pctrl Ltrd Cloth. Very Good -/No Dj. 8vo - over… Read more
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INVENTING THE SKYLINE: The Architecture of Cass Gilbert

by Heilbrun, Margaret, Editor

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing.
ISBN
9780231118729
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$20.00

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New York: Columbia University Press, 2000. Exhibition at New York Historical Society, September 12, 2000 to January 21, 2001. Exhibition features some of the most well known structures of American architect Cass Gilbert (1859-1934) from conceptual sketches through completion--Woolworth Building, the U.S. Custom House at Bowling Green, and the U.S. Army Supply Base in Brooklyn. Essays by four Gilbert scholars… Read more
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New York. A Guide to the Empire State. Second Printing with Corrections

by Federal Writer's Project for the State of Massachusetts

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good Plus
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$40.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1946. Includes map in rear pocket. xxxi, 782 pp. Extensive illustrations. DJ missing a piece along back right top. Faint spot on back cover, and some fading in front gutter of front cover. Clean, tight copy.. Blue Pictorial Cloth. Very Good Plus/Good in Protected Sleeve. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Travels in New-England and New-York. 4 Volume Set

by Dwight, Timothy

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1821
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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New Haven: Published by Timothy Dwight. S. Converse, 1821. With all three maps, errata sheet bound into rear of Volume 4. Howes D-612. 1/4 beige cloth, tan paper on boards. V. I, front hinge cracked; V. IV, front board pulling. 525, 527, 534, 527 pp. Mostly clean copies with occasional foxing.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good… Read more
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Fishing in the North Woods. Winslow Homer

by Tatham, David & Bond, Hallie E.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1995
Condition
Fne
Edition
First ed, 1st Printing
ISBN
9780789300164
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$20.00

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Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1995. With a ribbon with tiny fishing fly attached contained in a small plastic case. About Homer's fly fishing and painting in the Adirondack wilderness. 80 pages with color reproduction of Homer's paintings and some B&W and color photos. 80 pp.. First ed, 1st Printing. Green White Lettered Cloth. Fne/Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" -… Read more
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Recollections of an Old New Yorker

by Van Wyck, Frederick

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1932
Condition
Near Very Good
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$25.00

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New York: Liveright, 1932. Inside front hinge broken. Personal bookplate. xvi, 421 pp with drawings.. Black Gilt Lettered Cloth. Near Very Good. Illus. by Matilda Browne. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Alfred E. Smith

by Moskowitz, Henry

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1924
Condition
Fair to Good
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1924. Inscribed by author to Tom Spellacy. Thomas Joseph Spellacy was the mayor of Hartford, Connecticut from 1935-1943, and supported Alfred E. Smith for the Presidential nomination. Half title page loose. Front cover with faded areas. Illustrated. 312 pp. Pages very lightly toned.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Green Gilt Lettered Cloth. Fair to Good/No… Read more
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NEW YORK BEAUTIES Quilts from the Empire State

by ATKINS, JACQUELINE M. & PHYLLIS A. TEPPER

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
First ed, 1st Printing
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$10.00

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New York: Dutton Studio Books, 1992. 150 pp with color illustrations. In association with Museum of American Folk Art. Published June, 1992.. First ed, 1st Printing. Color Pictorial Covers. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Historic Houses of the North Fork and Shelter Island

by Bear, Joy, Text and Sketches By

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition Assumed
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$25.00

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Greenport, New York: The Suffolk Times, 1981. 92 pp with map and handsome drawings. . First Edition Assumed. Creme Pictorial Card Covers. Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Long Island is My Nation. The Decorative Arts & Craftsmen

by Failey, Dean F.; Robert J. Hefner & Susan E. Klaffky

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1976
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Edition Assumed
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$20.00

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Setauket, New York: Socieity for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, 1976. 304 pp. Maps endpprs. Extensive illustrations. Part of spine covering loose on lower edge.. First Edition Assumed. Black & White Pctrl Card Cvers. Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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SUDDEN SEA. The Great Hurricane of 1938

by Scotti, R. A.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
2003
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition First Printing Stated
ISBN
9780316739115
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$20.00

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Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown, and Company, 2003. 1/4 yellow cloth, white lettered, yellow boards. Signed by author on title page with "Autographed Copy" sticker on front cover. About the 1938 hurricane, the fastest on record, that hit New York and New England. 279 pp with photo illustrations.. Signed by Author. First Edition First Printing Stated. Hard Cover. As New/As New.… Read more
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DUCK HILL JOURNAL A Year in a Country Garden

by Dickey, Page

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First ed, 1st Printing
ISBN
9780395577837
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991. xv, 286 pp, with garden plan, text illustrations. Inscribed on half title page: " For Robin With much affection, Page April 94 on Long Island!" Foreword by Linda Yang.. Inscribed By Author. First ed, 1st Printing. 1/4 Brown Cloth Blue Boards. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Arno Press, 1977. Many other titles in this series available.. Red Gilt Dcrtd Ltrd Cloth. Near Fine/No DJ as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Central Park. Original Drawings. An Historic Preservation Project of The Frederick Law Olmsted Association

by Alex, Willliam, Introduction

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$27.50

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Frederick Law Olmsted Assoc., 1980. Illustrated in color and black & white. 22 pp. . First Edition Thus. White Color Pctrl Card Covers. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Some Postglacial Forests in Central And Eastern New York State As Determined by the Method of Pollen Analysis

by Cox, Donald D.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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Albany: Univ. Of State of NY, State Education Dept., 1959. New York State Museum And Science Service Bulletin 377. December, 1959. 52 pp with charts.. First Edition. Buff Black Printed Card Covers. Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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THE BOROUGH OF THE BRONX 1939 - 1913 ITS MAVELOUS DEVELOPMENT AND HISTORICAL SURROUNDINGS

by Cook, Harry T.; Assisted By Nathan J. Kaplan

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1913
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Published By the Author, 1913. Inscribed by the author on the flyleaf. Slight soiling to binding, but overall very good clean copy. 198 pages plus preliminary pages with b & w illustrations.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Green Gilt Lettered Cloth. Very Good/No Dj. Small 4 to.
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New York: Burt Franklin, 1970. Facsimile of the original edition. 487, [284], [ccxlviii] pp.. Green Gilt Lettered Cloth. Fine/No Dj. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Guide to the Geology of John Boyd Thacher Park (Indian Ladder region) and Vicinity

by Goldring, Winifred, State Paleontologist

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$15.00

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Albany: University of the State of New York, 1933. NY State Museum Handbook 14. With maps and panorama view in pocket in rear. 112 pp with illustrations.. First Edition. Tan Pictorial Card Covers. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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John Shaw Billings A Memoir

by Garrison, Fielding H.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1915
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1915. Old price sticker on flyleaf, with a "reviewed' note. ix, 432 pp. With illustrations. Billings was a Civil War doctor, practiced at Johns Hopkins, and best known as the modernizer of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office of the Army and as the first director of the New York Public… Read more
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