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Image for New Harlem, Past and Present: The Story of an Amazing Civic Wrong, Now at Last to Be Righted

New Harlem, Past and Present: The Story of an Amazing Civic Wrong, Now at Last to Be Righted

By: Carl Horton Pierce; William Pennington Toler; Harmon De Pau Nutting

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, New Harlem Publishing: 1903

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 017007

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


The history of the Harlem section of Manhattan and an overview of the legal prospects of the original landholders. Illustrated with period photos Green decorative publisher's boards. Moderately soiled. Some fraying to spine ends and corners. Hinges splitting but have been repaired with archival rice paper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::New York ; Inventory No: 017007. Hardcover View more info

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

By: Caro, Robert A.

Price: $12.07

Publisher: New York, Vintage: 1975

Seller ID: 028537

ISBN: 0394720245

Condition: Very Good Condition


Everywhere acknowledged as a modern American classic, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and chosen by the Modern Library as one of the hundred greatest books of the twentieth century, The Power BrokerĀ is a huge and galvanizing biography revealing not only the saga of one man's incredible accumulation of power, but the story of the shaping (and mis-shaping) of New York in the twentieth century. Size: 5.9 x 1.8 x 9.2 inches. 1344 pages. No apparent marking in text. Binding is... View more info

How We Got to Coney Island: The Development of Mass Transportation in Brooklyn and Kings County

By: Cudahy, Brian J.

Price: $9.21

Publisher: Fordham University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 027463

ISBN: 0823222098

Condition: Very Good Condition


Text Unmarked. Gentle reading-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::New York ; ISBN: 0823222098. Inventory No: 027463. Paperback View more info

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Delegates Manual: New York Constitutional Convention 1915; The Convention Manual of Procedure, Forms and Rules for the Regulation of Business in the Seventh New York State Constitutional Convention

By: Francis M. Hugo; Charles S. Whitman (New York Governor); et al

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, J. B. Lyon: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002871

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


"Hon. Leroy A. Lincoln" (delegate) gold-stamped on cover. Individually hand autographed by nearly every delegate/attendee pictured in the volume over their photo/bio page. The 1915 Constitutional Convention made 33 recommendations, all of which were rejected by voters. 1915 was also the year when the New York State Legislature gave women the right to vote, but the bill was rejected by voters. Leroy A.Lincoln's autograph is present on his page but heavily faded. H... View more info

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Plan For New York City 1969, A Proposal: 1 Critical Issues

By: New York City Planning Commission

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York City Planning Commission: 1969

Seller ID: 027100

ISBN: 026264004X

Condition: Good Condition


Plan for the city proposed during the Lindsay Administration. Oversize. Maps charts and photos throughout. Pocket in the rear contains 3 oversize foldout maps. A great resource for a New York City, map or infographic aficionado. Book shows some splitting at spine ends but remains solid. Sunning to bottom edge of cover. Some creases/cracked corners and some insect damage. See my other listing for volume 4 on Manhattan. Size: 17" X 17". 181 pages. Quantity Availab... View more info

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Plan For New York City 1969, A Proposal: 4 Manhattan

By: New York City Planning Commission

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York City Planning Commission: 1969

Seller ID: 027101

ISBN: 0262640074

Condition: Good Condition


Plan for the city proposed during the Lindsay Administration. Oversize. Maps charts and photos throughout. A great resource for a New York City, map or infographic aficionado. Book shows some splitting and chipping at spine ends but remains solid. Some creases/cracked corners and some insect damage. Some moisture damage and rumpling to back cover and final few pages. See my other listings for volume 1 on Critical Issues. Size: 17" X 17". 171 pages. Quantity Ava... View more info

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The Block

By: Schoenstein, Ralph

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Random House: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 024792

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good Condition


SIGNED and warmly inscribed by author to a linguist and author Maxwell Nurnberg. Novel of Manhattan children's life in the 1930s and 1940s. Stickball cover. Spaldeens and P.S. 87 mentioned in the flap copy. Picture of author (as a child) with Joe DiMaggio on rear flap. Heavy toning to edges and some chipping to corners. Book Clean, square and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart protector. Stated First Printing. 137 pages. Illustrator: Oscar Liebman. Quantity Available: 1. S... View more info

Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York City (Columbia History of Urban Life)

By: Soffer, Jonathan

Price: $14.12

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 027925

ISBN: 0231150334

Condition: Very Good Condition


Occasional pencil underlining. Otherwise gentle reading-wear. Book solid. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::New York ; ISBN/EAN: 9780231150330. Inventory No: 027925. Paperback View more info

Duck and Cover: A Memoir of My 1960's Brooklyn

By: Villanella, Rosemary Neri

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Xulon Elute: 2017

Seller ID: 027715

ISBN: 1498499732

Condition: Very Good Condition


Pencil marginal marks to a few pages. Book solid. 390 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::New York ; ISBN/EAN: 9781498499736. Inventory No: 027715. Paperback View more info