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THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF NEW-YORK. Published Pursuant to an Order of Common Council, Passed June 14th 1819

By: (City of New York)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New-York: Printed by Grattan and Banks, Corner of Nassau & Spruce Streets, 1819.: 1819.

Seller ID: 30144

Condition: Good


New-York: Printed by Grattan and Banks, Corner of Nassau & Spruce Streets, 1819.. 1819.. Good. - Octavo, bound without original wraps into somewhat crude modern orange paper backed black paper covered boards with gilt-lettered paper labels on spine. The boards are lightly bumped & slightly warped with a tiny stain to the front board & some rippling to the paper of the rear board. The front joint & the labels are chipped & there is light staining to the head of the spine. Half-title, title, 114 & xxi pages. The half-title is soiled. There is scattered light foxing. A scarce early reprint of ... View more info

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RAPID TRANSIT GUIDE. [New York City transit map and station guide].

By: (New York City Transit Authority).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: New York City Transit Authority, 1969.: 1969.

Seller ID: 35672

Condition: Very good


- An original 19 inch high by 15-1/2 inch wide map and station guide published in 1969 by the New York City Transit Authority. This map and guide published before New York's underground transportation system was known as the Subway measures 4-3/4 inches high by 3-1/4 inches wide when folded. The guide is titled in red, blue, and black on the front with the gray and black "M", possibly short for "MTA" or "Metro" as the system is known in other cities throughout the world. The front cover is slightly stained and there is a spot of browning to the verso. The color map show... View more info

CIRCULAR AND CATALOGUE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. March, 1856

By: (University of the City of New York)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: John F. Trow, Printer, 377 and 379 Broadway, 1856.: 1856.

Seller ID: 22559

Condition: Fair


New York: John F. Trow, Printer, 377 and 379 Broadway, 1856.. 1856.. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream self-wraps with a vignette in black on the cover. The cover sheet, which is partially detached, is soiled & chipped with a small piece out of its upper half & a pencil notation on its top corner. Cover sheet & 32 pages. The last page is soiled & there is some pink staining to the top corners & front edges of the pages. The top page corners are bumped & the bottom edges of the title & the following page are chipped. Good working copy. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL QUOTATION SIGNED BY AMERICAN SINGER HENRIETTA BEEBE LAWTON.

AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL QUOTATION SIGNED BY AMERICAN SINGER HENRIETTA BEEBE LAWTON.

By: Beebe Lawton, Henrietta. (b. 1844). American singer who taught at the National Conservatory of Music in New York City.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: February 9th, 1888.: 1888.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34645

Condition: Good


New York: February 9th, 1888.. 1888.. Good. - 2-1/2 bars of music penned in black ink on a cream-colored card 3-1/2 inches high by 4-3/8 inches wide. Signed "Harmoniously Yours / Henrietta Beebe-Lawton / New York Feb. 9th '88". There are 2 vertical & 1 horizontal light tan stripes to the card from offsetting. Scraps of paper adhere to the 4 corners of the verso where the card has been removed from an album. Good. Penned below the musical quotation is Ariel's line from the Tempest "Where the bee sucks there lurk I". This Shakespearean passage was set to music by English compo... View more info

Image for TYPED INVITATION TO CITY CENTER PRODUCER JEAN DALRYMPLE TO CELEBRATE "THE FANTASTICKS", SIGNED BY THE MAYOR OF NEW YORK CITY ED KOCH.

TYPED INVITATION TO CITY CENTER PRODUCER JEAN DALRYMPLE TO CELEBRATE "THE FANTASTICKS", SIGNED BY THE MAYOR OF NEW YORK CITY ED KOCH.

By: Koch, Edward I. Koch. (1924-2013). American politician who served three terms as Mayor of New York City (1978-1989).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: April 25, 1984.: 1984.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36626

Condition: Fine


- Typed letter filling half of a 10-1/2 inch high by 8-1/4 inch wide cream colored sheet of Office of the Mayor letterhead with a seal printed in gray at the top. Signed "Ed". Folded twice for mailing. Fine. Koch invites City Center producer Jean Dalrymple to a reception to celebrate the Silver Anniversary of "The Fantasticks", the world's longest running musical. "The City of New York takes great pleasure in recognizing the remarkable impact of this production on the audiences who have enjoyed it since its opening performance 25 years ago." Edward I, Koch [1924-2013] ... View more info

Image for TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the Consul General for France GASTON ERNEST LIEBERT, expressing his pleasure at serving on the reception committee for Maurice Maeterlinck.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the Consul General for France GASTON ERNEST LIEBERT, expressing his pleasure at serving on the reception committee for Maurice Maeterlinck.

By: Liebert, Gaston Ernest (1866-1929). French diplomat who served as French Consul-General in New York City.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, December 13, 1919.: 1919.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94947

Condition: Very good


- Over 70 words typed on 9-1/2 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide creamy white "Consulat General de France" stationery. In his letter to James B. Pond, Liebert states that "it will give me much pleasure to be a member of the reception committee appointed to welcome Mr. M. Maeterlinck on the occasion of his first lecture in this country...." Signed "Gaston Liebert" as Consul General for France. The letter is folded horizontally for mailing with minor foxing or spotting and a punch hole to the top left corner. The bottom edge of the page has been unevenly clipped. Very good. Th... View more info

Image for TYPED LETTER SIGNED by JOHN V. LINDSAY as MAYOR OF NEW YORK CITY,   thanking Manhattan City Center Producer JEAN DALRYMPLE.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by JOHN V. LINDSAY as MAYOR OF NEW YORK CITY, thanking Manhattan City Center Producer JEAN DALRYMPLE.

By: Lindsay, John V. (1921-2000). U.S. Congressman (1959-1965) and Mayor of New York City (1966-1973).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, November 1. 1973.: 1973.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36873

Condition: Fine


- Approximately 50 words typed on 8-1/4 inch high by 5-1/4 inch wide "The City of New York / Office of the Mayor" stationery with the City's seal embossed in gilt at the top. "Just a brief 'thank you' for your great contribution to City Center's 30th Anniversary Fanfare Gala...." Signed "John". Folded twice for mailing. Fine, with the original mailing envelope. John Vliet Lindsay [1921-2000] was an American politician, lawyer and broadcaster. He was a U.S. Congressman from New York from 1959 to 1965 and Mayor of New York City from 1966-1973. In 1971 he switched from ... View more info

Image for TYPED LETTER TO MAJOR POND SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY AND FUTURE MAYOR OF NEW YORK SETH LOW CONCERNING A POSSIBLE BUSINESS CONFLICT INVOLVING THE DEAN OF ELY.

TYPED LETTER TO MAJOR POND SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY AND FUTURE MAYOR OF NEW YORK SETH LOW CONCERNING A POSSIBLE BUSINESS CONFLICT INVOLVING THE DEAN OF ELY.

By: Low, Seth. (1850-1916). American educator and politician. Served successively as Mayor of Brooklyn, President of Columbia University and Mayor of New York City.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: November 21st, 1899.: 1899.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36701

Condition: Very good


- Letter typed on one full side of a 10-3/8 inch high by 7-3/4 inch wide sheet of Columbia University letterhead with 3 lines on a follow-up sheet. The letterhead has "Columbia University of the City of New York" and "President's Room" printed at the top. Signed "Seth Low" with 1 ink correction. There is some very light creasing to both sheets. Folded 3 times for mailing. Very good. Low writes to tour manager Major James Pond of the Pond Lecture Bureau. Low has invited Charles William Stubbs, Dean of Ely, to give a lecture at Columbia and is concerned that Pond, as Stub... View more info

Image for TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY THE REV. DONALD SAGE MACKAY, PASTOR OF ST. NICHOLAS COLLEGIATE CHURCH, THANKING MAJOR POND FOR LECTURE TICKETS AND PRAISING POND'S BOOK.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY THE REV. DONALD SAGE MACKAY, PASTOR OF ST. NICHOLAS COLLEGIATE CHURCH, THANKING MAJOR POND FOR LECTURE TICKETS AND PRAISING POND'S BOOK.

By: Mackay, Rev. Donald Sage. (1863-1908). Minister in St. Albans, Vermont, and from 1900-1908 pastor of St. Nicholas Collegiate Reformed Protestant Dutch Church, New York City.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: January 2, 1902.: 1902.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36452

Condition: Very good


- 109 words typed on a cream-colored 10-1/8 inch high by 8 inch wide sheet of The Collegiate Church letterhead with the address and a coat of arms printed at the top. Signed "Donald Sage Mackay". The edges of the letter are slightly darkened & lightly creased with a tiny ink mark at top left. Folded 3 times for mailing. Very good. Mackay writes to Major J. B. Pond of the Pond Lecture Bureau, New York City, thanking him for giving his family the opportunity to hear a lecture the previous day. He adds; "I have never told you, but one of the most delightful books which I read last sum... View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY THE REV. DONALD SAGE MACKAY, PASTOR OF ST. NICHOLAS COLLEGIATE CHURCH, THANKING MAJOR J. B. POND FOR HIS GENEROSITY.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY THE REV. DONALD SAGE MACKAY, PASTOR OF ST. NICHOLAS COLLEGIATE CHURCH, THANKING MAJOR J. B. POND FOR HIS GENEROSITY.

By: Mackay, Rev. Donald Sage. (1863-1908). Minister in St. Albans, Vermont, and from 1900-1908 pastor of St. Nicholas Collegiate Reformed Protestant Dutch Church, New York City.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: December 8, 1900.: 1900.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36454

Condition: Good


- 37 words penned in black ink on a cream sheet of lettterhead folded once to form 4 sides, each approximately 6-3/4 inches high by 4-3/8 inches high. A raised symbol is printed in silver on the first side at top left. Signed "Donald Sage Mackay". There are some very light glue marks to the lower half of the letter with a light diagonal crease to the paper at top left. Good. Mackay writes to Major J. B. Pond of the Pond Lecture Bureau, New York City, thanking him and his wife for their generosity. "How kind you are! Mrs. Mackay and I owe you and Mrs. Pond a deep debt of gratitude ... View more info

Image for TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the future Episcopal Bishop of New York City WILLIAM T. MANNING agreeing to serve on the reception committee to welcome Maurice Maeterlinck to America.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the future Episcopal Bishop of New York City WILLIAM T. MANNING agreeing to serve on the reception committee to welcome Maurice Maeterlinck to America.

By: Manning, William T. (1866-1949). U.S. Episcopal Bishop of New York City who led a major campaign to raise funds for the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, December 12, 1919.: 1919.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 95078

Condition: Very good


- Over 60 words typed on 9-1/2 inch high by 8 inch wide "Rector's Office, Trinity Parish" stationery. In his brief letter, William Manning informs James B. Pond that he "shall be very happy to serve as a member of the honorary reception committee for M. Maeterlinck on his visit to this country and to sponsor his first lecture". Signed "William T. Manning". Folded for mailing with a torn punch hole at the the top left corner. Very good. The rector of Trinity Church New York from 1908 to 1921, William T. Manning (1866-1949) was the Episcopal Bishop of New York City from 1... View more info

Image for TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY HISTORIAN AND POLITICAL SCIENTIST SAUL K. PADOVER AS DEAN OF THE NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY HISTORIAN AND POLITICAL SCIENTIST SAUL K. PADOVER AS DEAN OF THE NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH.

By: Padover, Saul K. (1905-1981). A historian and political scientist at the New School for Social Research in New York City.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York: November 15, 1950.: 1950.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34558

Condition: Very good


New York: November 15, 1950.. 1950.. Very good. - 37 words typed on a sheet of New School letterhead, 8-1/2 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide. Signed in green ink "Saul K. Padover". His title "Dean" is typed below the signature. There is creasing to the letterhead at top left. Folded once for mailing. Together with a carbon copy of the recipient's letter. Very good. Harold Rugg of Teachers College, Columbia University has written to Padover, seeking to change the date of Padover's meeting with Rugg's Luncheon Forum. Padover replies; "The date (November 29th) and topic are... View more info

Image for ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH of New York City Opera's director JULIUS RUDEL at the Helm INSCRIBED to his friend Manhattan City Center Producer & Director JEAN DALRYMPLE, SIGNED BY RUDEL.

ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH of New York City Opera's director JULIUS RUDEL at the Helm INSCRIBED to his friend Manhattan City Center Producer & Director JEAN DALRYMPLE, SIGNED BY RUDEL.

By: Rudel, Julius (1921-2014). Director of the New York City Opera.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: [New York], August, 1966.: 1966.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36528

Condition: Very good


- A bold 10 inch high by 8 inch wide glossy black & white gelatin print photograph of New York City Opera's director Julius Rudel, baton in hand, as he leads a rehearsal of the orchestra. Casually attired, Rudel is protrayed in profile from the hips up holding the baton in his right hand with his raised arm framing the top of the image. The podium is in the foreground at right with the orchestra glimpsed in the background. Inscribed "To Jean D. 'Impressario extraordinary' with fond memories of our collaborations. As ever Julius Rudel August 1966". The first letter of his name is very s... View more info