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The Arts and Crafts in New York 1800-1804: Advertisements and News Items from New York City Newspapers

By: Gottesman, Rita Susswein, 1906-1963

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York :, New-York Historical Society,: 1965

Edition: First Separate

Seller ID: AB0020


xx, 537 p. Extensive index p. 483-537. Reproductions of woodcuts and engravings on p. [ii] and [2] with reference numbers to text entries. Red cloth with gilt lettering and decorative lines on spine. Bubble in center of top half of spine. I have not seen a copy of this book without this binder's defect. The last of three volumes in a series, the first two covering 1726-1776 (1938) and 1777-1799 (1954). Co-issued with the Collections of the New-York Historical Society ... View more info

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New York Enclaves.

By: Hemp, William H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York :, Clarkson Potter,: 2003

Edition: Rev. ed.

Seller ID: AC0090


64 p. Illus. by author. Text facing 26 illus. "Originally published in slightly different form in 1975 ..." Maroon paper over boards. Silver stamped spine. Illus. DJ. View more info

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The New York Historical Society, 1804-1904

By: Kelby, Robert Hendre, 1847-1927

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York :, Published for the Society,: 1905

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: AB0002


160 p., [6] leaves of plates. Bibliography: p. 135-160. A detailed history of the Society, relying almost entirely on internal documents. With lists of officers, honorary members, patrons, fellows, annual and life members. Issued in red cloth with gilt title on spine. Top edge gilt. Gathered in 8 with end 4 leaves unopened. Darkening in grooves by sides of spine, source unknown. View more info

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Calendar of New York Colonial Commissions, 1680-1770

By: O’Callaghan, Edmund Bailey, 1797-1880, comp.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York :, New-York Historical Society,: 1929

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: AB0010


[4], 108 p. "... First printed serially in the Quarterly Bulletin of the New York Historical Society beginning in January, 1924, and running through July, 1928, and ... here reprinted with an index by Miss Dorothy C. Barck." -- P. 1. The John Divine Jones Fund Series of Histories and Memoirs, VII. Limited ed. of 200. Bound in brown ribbed cloth with gilt title on spine and NYHS design on front board. Issued with glassine DJ, now extremely brittle, more dust than jacket. ... View more info

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Rivington’s New York newspaper : excerpts from a loyalist press, 1773-1783

By: Scott, Kenneth, 1900- , Compiler

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York :, New-York Historical Society,: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AE0005


ix, 470 p., 5 p. of plates; ports, map, reproductions from newspaper. Includes bibliographical references and index of names. Issued simultaneously as "Collections of the New-York Historical Society ; v. 84" in different binding. Bound in red cloth with gilt spine. Still in original shrink wrap which has some tearing at board edges. Possibly has 1/2" offset on t.p from frontis. observed in another copy. Excellent source for New York genealogy. View more info

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The Island at the Center of the World : the Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony that Shaped America

By: Shorto, Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York :, Doubleday,: 2004

Edition: 1st ed., 3rd Printing

Seller ID: AC0095


xiv, 384 p., [16] p. of plates. Map on endpapers, title and facing p. ISBN: 0385503490. "The Island at the Center of the World ranks among the best books ever written about New Amsterdam ..." Edwin R. Burrows, back DJ. Issued in mottled white paper covered boards with gilt stamped brown cloth spine. Decorative DJ with Island, Center, World, The Epic Story, Robert Shorto embossed and printed in metallic red. DJ with some small spots. View more info