- Keyword = New York
Mailer-Breslin and the 51st State [Campaign flier]
New Yorkers for Mailer-Breslin, 1969. Single sheet, 8-1/2 by 11, printed on both sides. Mailer and journalist Jimmy Breslin ran in tandem on an unsuccessful bid for New York Mayor and President of the New York City Council respectively. The ticked was dubbed "Vote the Rascals In." They advocated succession from the rest of the state. Mailer's venture into politics was part of a trend in the late 1960s and early 1970s of public figures running for office to call attention to problems in the political system. This group includes a comedian (Dick Gregory, president); activists (Eldridge Cleaver, president; Oscar Zeta Acosta, sheriff of Los Angeles), journalists (Hunter S. Thompson, sheriff of Pitkin County), and others. Today, most such…(more)
New Yorkers for Mailer-Breslin, 1969. Single sheet, 8-1/2 by 11, printed on both sides. Mailer and journalist Jimmy Breslin ran in tandem on an unsuccessful bid for New York Mayor and President of the New York City Council respectively. The ticked was dubbed "Vote the Rascals In." They advocated succession from the rest of the state. Mailer's venture into politics was part of a trend in the late 1960s and early 1970s of public figures running for office to call attention to problems in the political system. This group includes a comedian (Dick Gregory, president); activists (Eldridge Cleaver, president; Oscar Zeta Acosta, sheriff of Los Angeles), journalists (Hunter S. Thompson, sheriff of Pitkin County), and others. Today, most such candidates are rich men. *** Uncommon. No holdings on OCLC, but the University of Southern California has four boxes of Mailer for Mayor material that is not separately catalogued.(less)
Fine, but for horizontal fold. Uncommon.Book ID: 267920More details Price: $200.00
Pre-Cornell and Early Cornell I: Agassiz and Cornell; II: Letters to C. F. Hartt; III: Cornell's Colors; IV: Biology at Cornell University 1868-1928
Ithaca: Cornell University; Studies in History No. 15-18, 1953. I: 31 page; II: 59 pages; III: 7 pages; IV: 24 pages. ISBN: 281AIB1048473.
First editions (first printings). Near fine copies in wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 263505More details Price: $30.00
The New York Historical Society (document) electing Daniel Drew Chamberlin a Resident Life Member
New York Historical Society, 1857. One sheet, 17 x 14 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1050485.
First edition (first printing). Very good copy on blue laid paper signed by multple officers and with seal of the society. Document has been folded and has long split along the center fold. There is fading along folds and on edges.Book ID: 267061More details Price: $30.00
Drink: A Love Story on a Great Question
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1907. 91 pages. With a section on London vice and drinking and gambling dens. A concluding section covers "sinful New York" and "white women in Chinatown.". ISBN: B00404U4BM.
First American edition (first printing). Good in irregularly faded wrappers and a chipped spine. Discard stamp on title page. No other library markings. Fragile condition.Book ID: 52980More details Price: $25.00
Popular Official Guide to the New York Zoological Park as Far as Completed with Maps, Plans and Illustrations
New York Zoological Society, 1900. 107 pages. Folding map at front. Black-and-white illustrations. ISBN: 281AIB1046557.
2nd edition. Very good in illustrated boards. Front hinge cracked. Mild edge wear.Book ID: 251541More details Price: $20.00
Mrs. Astor's New York: Money and Social Power in a Gilded Age
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002. 330 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. ISBN: 9780300095012.
Second printing. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.Book ID: 170757More details Price: $18.75
Trylon and Perisphere: The 1939 New York World's Fair
New York: Henry N. Abrams, Inc, 1989. 80 pages. 16 x 11.25 inches. ISBN: B007IMQMMS.
First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in illustrated wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 267773More details Price: $16.00
[Stereoview] Suspension Bridge, Niagara
Niagara, NY: (n.p.), (n.d. but 1880s). 7 by 3-1/2 inches. Curved top stereoview images, printed on a single sheet of photographic paper. ISBN: 281AIB1040330.
Very good or better condition. Right image with lower contrast than left. Oranage mount; no photographer identified.Book ID: 204274
Falls View Bridges and Niagara Ice Bridges. Collapse of Falls View Bridge and Ice Jam of 1938
Niagara Falls, NY: Frank H. Leslie, 1938. 24 pages, illustrated with photographs. ISBN: B004UNV5VQ.
Apparent first edition, with no indication of later printings. Small piece missing at top of spine, else very good in stapled wrappers (pamphlet).Book ID: 44649
New York-The Canal State: The Story of America's Great Water Route from the Lakes to the Sea, Builder of East and West; with a Discussion of the St. Lawrence Treaty,
Albany: Argus Press, 1937. ISBN: B00086A4A2.
Very GoodBook ID: 51685
A Venerable and Cherished Institution: The University Club of New York 1865-1990
New York: The University Club, 1991. 293 pages. ISBN: B0006EZYUG.
Very GoodBook ID: 260945
Frnaklin Roosevelt at Hyde Park
New York: American Artists Group, 1949. 181 pages. ISBN: B003MOMPQI.
Very good in a very good price-clipped dust jacket that has chips and tears along the edges but no loss to text.Book ID: 60869
Humans of New York
St. Martin's Press, 2013. ISBN: 9781250038821.
Very GoodBook ID: 197169
Humans of New York: The Stories
St. Martin's Press, 2015. ISBN: 9781250058904.
Very GoodBook ID: 225343
The Timeline History of New York City
Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. ISBN: 9781403962423.
Very GoodBook ID: 71969
Prentice Hall Trade, 1988. ISBN: 9780135519875.
Very GoodBook ID: 193685
Society of American Wars: Commandery of the State of New York, Chartered December 16, 1909
(New York): (Society of American Wars), (n.d. but 1911-12). 54 pages. Includes constitution and list of members. ISBN: B004NX8X18.
First edition (first printing). Fine copy in red and blue boards (hardcover). No dust jacket, perhaps as issued.Book ID: 48657
The Landmarks of New York II (v. 2)
Harry N Abrams, 1993. ISBN: 9780810935693.
Very GoodBook ID: 193684
The Little Yankee
Germany: Lbielefelds Verlag, 1955. ISBN: 281AIB0075771.
Very GoodBook ID: 41738
Souvenir of Niagara Falls New Yprk
Chicago: Curt Teich Publishing Company, (ca 1920). ISBN: 281AIB0064141.
Very GoodBook ID: 34270