Brooklyn: Eugene L. Armbruster, 1942. 6 Illus., two double-page maps. 400pp. 8vo, blue cloth, pages 309-312 have several creases in the right margin and a small tear in the right margin of those pages has been expertly repaired. Brooklyn: Published by the author, 1942. First Edition. History and guide to the pre-1928 streets, residents, and businesses of Williamsburgh, Bushwick and Greenpoint. Maps depict the streets of Williamsburgh in 1827 and 1845.
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New York: A. Guerber & Co., 1851. View. Original color lithograph with hand coloring. Image measures 22 1/8" x 32 1/2". In archival black frame. This dramatic circa 1851 view depicts New York City and Brooklyn in beautiful detail looking north from Governors Island extending out behind it toward the horizon. The bustling harbor and the piers along the west and east bank is filled with an assortment of sail and steam ships. Battery Park is beautifully depicted with Castle...
New York: Beers, Comstock, & Cline, 1873. Map. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Sheet measures 24" x 15.5". Shows some small tears at edges, image unaffected. In very good condition. This 1873 map by Frederick W. Beers shows the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn. Verso shows details of Bayridge, New Utrecht and Bath. Included in Beers' Atlas of Long Island, New York (New York: Beers, Comstock, & Cline, 1873). Frederick W. Beers (flourished 1858-1929) came from a family of surveyors, cartographers...
New York: Viking, 2011. 8vo, gray boards, d.w. (New York): Viking, (2011). Near Fine.
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1983. 273 illus., 67 in color, two folding. 4to, pr. wrs. (Brooklyn): Brooklyn Museum, (1983). vg.
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1983. 273 illus., 67 in color, two folding. 4to, blue cloth, d.w. (Brooklyn): Brooklyn Museum, (1983).
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1958. Illus. Thin 8vo, pr. wrs. Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1958. Exhibtion catalogue.
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Fire Department, 1892. Compiled from the Records of the Department. 80 illustrations, most of which are photographic portraits. 478pp. + many pages of ads from Brooklyn merchants, 4to, original decorated maroon cloth, spine ends lightly worn, edges of corners worn, some pages of text lightly soiled in right margins, page 61 lacks the lower right corner margin. Brooklyn: (Brooklyn Fire Deparment), 1892. First Edition. Beginning in 1785, the Brooklyn Fire Department consisted of six volunteer firemen who served...
New York: 1976. Many Illus. 80pp. Oblong 4to, pr. wrs., spine faded from sun exposure. New York, 1976. Very good Architectural study by the City of New York for the revitalization of Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights, New York.
Brooklyn: A. Spooner, 1840. Statistical Information. 283pp. 8vo, later cloth, leather label, head of spine and edges of corners worn, cloth and some pages dampstained, scattered light foxing. Brooklyn: A. Spooner, 1840. First Edition.
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Trust Company, 1941. and Landmarks of Brooklyn. Many photo Illus. 62pp. 8vo, pr. wrs. Brooklyn: Brooklyn Trust Company, 1941. First Edition. Very good.
New York: A. Brown & Co., 1864. Map. Hand colored lithograph. Image measures 17 x 22 inches. Sheet measures 18.5 x 24 inches. In very good condition. Shows some very light staining. This detailed map shows Greenpoint, Bushwick and Williamsburg which were consolidated by the State of New York into one large city, called Brooklyn. Manhattan appears in the lower left hand corner of the map. North is oriented to the lower left. Railroad and trolly lines are included as...
New York: P.F. Collier & Son Company, 1922. Map. Lithograph. 15" x 10.5". In very good condition. From 'The New Atlas of the World' edited by Francis J. Reynolds, revised by Adam Ward. Map of Brooklyn shows from Lower Manhattan into Downtown Brooklyn, extending as far south as 73rd street in Bay Ridge and a few streets east of Prospect Park. Shows as far north as Broadway in Brooklyn. Metro lines are shown. Verso shows two half page maps of...
Brooklyn: 1846. 2.75 x 6.5 inches, Brooklyn, October 21, 1846 -- a check drawn on the Long Island Bank of Brooklyn, canceled with a crossed incision. Pre-printed check form gives the place as "Brooklyn"; an on-the-date line prints three numbers of the year as "184." Nice example of a vintage bank check. Uneven edges; very good(-) condition.
Santa Fe: Twin Palms, 1998. Illustrated with numerous fine black & white plates. 98 pages. Slim 4to, black cloth, d.w. Santa Fe, NM: Twin Palms, 1998. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper, with a nice personal inscription from Davidson on the front endpaper, dated in the year of publication: "For... Thank you for bringing the gang back home"
Santa Fe: Twin Palms, 1998. Illustrated with numerous fine black & white plates. 98 pages. Slim 4to, black cloth, d.w. Santa Fe, NM: Twin Palms, 1998. First edition. Fine. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. Presentation from Davidson on the front fly-leaf.
Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2002. Nearly 500 Illus., some in color. 4to, pr. wrs. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, (2002). Near Fine.
New York: Richard R. Smith, 1945. Many Illustrations. . Thin 8vo, green cloth, ex-lib. New York: Richard R. Smith, 1945.
illus. 61pp. 8vo, cloth. (Brooklyn): Green Point Savings Bank, (1919). First Edition. vg.
Brooklyn: 1868. Beautifully illustrated with 9 color lithograph plates, one of which is double-page, and 2 b/w engraved plates. Folding map. iv, 96 pages. Slim 4to, original brown cloth boards, expertly rebacked with modern brown cloth and paper label, edges of corners worn, back cover with a small area of light soiling near top, page margins uncut. Brooklyn, 1868. Limited First Edition -- one of 110 copies. A scarce book, with the last copy sold at auction recorded in 1927...
Brooklyn: F. G. Fish, 1845. To which is added, an Appendix, containing a brief notice of the other Episcopal churches in Brooklyn. By a Sunday School Teacher. Lithograph Frontis., text engraving. 220pp. 12mo, original brown cloth, head of spine and corners worn, corners bumped, cloth lightly dampstained, some pages with moderate browning, light foxing to Frontis. Brooklyn: F. G. Fish, 1845. First Edition Full-page inscription by the author on the front flyleaf. St. Ann's church was the first Episcopal Church...
facsimile. 102pp. 16mo, original cloth, a.e.g.; (ex-lib, cloth soiled, otherwise very good). London: Simpkin, Marshall, 1865. Fort Lafayette was located in Brooklyn, New York.
8vo, cloth, d.w.; (underlined in pencil). N.Y.: HarperCollins, (1993). Profile of the St. Paul Community Baptist Church, Brooklyn, New York.
San Diego: Harcourt, 1993. Illus. 4to, pr. wrs. San Diego: Harcourt, Brace, (1993). Very good.
New York: Harcourt, 1993. Illustrated throughout in black & white. 250 pages. Short 4to, 1/2 blue cloth, d.w. New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1993). Lengthy gift inscription, else very good.