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Wed, Aug 18, 2021 09:00AM EDT
Lot 36

Group of New York City books

Estimate: $200 - $300
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Group of New York City books, to include The Memorial History of the City of New York, in four volumes, published by the New York History Company, 1892; Glimpses of Old New York, by Brown, 1917; Old Taverns of New York, by Bayles, published by Allabru, 1915; The Writers of Knickerbocker New York, by Mabie, published by The Grollier Club, 1912; The Mysteries of New York, by Buntling, published by Milner; Fifty Years' Reminiscences of New York, by Thorburn, published by Fanshaw, 1845; Early New York Houses, by Pelletreav, published by Harper, 1900; The City That Was, by Smith, published by Allaben, 1911; The New York Annual Register For The Year of Our Lord 1835, published by Williams, 1835; Londoner's New York, by Fay, published by Methurn; Walks in Our Churchyard, by Oldboy, published by Peck, 1896; Letters from New York, first and second series, by Child, published by Francis, 1845 and 1849; New York, by Fleming, published by Macmillan, 1929; In the Golden Nineties, by Brown, published by Valentines, 1928; A Brief History of the Empire State, by Hendrick, published by Bardeen, 1892; Types From City Streets, by Hapgood, published by Funk and Wagnall, 1910; The Old Merchants of New York City, volumes two and four, by Clerk, published by Knox, 1885; New York, Old and New, volume one, by Wilson, published by Lippincott, 1903.


Memorial history with all covers detached, pages clean, other books in various states of wear

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