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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. 214 pages (foxing to top and fore-edges, not affecting interior). 8vo, black cloth spine over black boards, dust wrapper. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. First edition. A very good(+) copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Signed in full on the front free endpaper by Auchincloss.
New York: 1902. 1 page, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, New York, January 14, 1902. Written by the president of the Long Island Railroad and New York City reformer to the business manager (later editor) of the Brooklyn Eagle, arranging free train passes for newspapermen, in part: "...I want you at all times not to hesitate to ask me for any transportation which you know will be a good business proposition for both of us..." Pale imprint of typewriter ink from...
New York: 1900. 1 page, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, New York, November 20, 1900. Written by the president of the Long Island Railroad and New York City reformer to the business manager (later editor) of the Brooklyn Eagle, in part: "...I shall take up the question of the publication of the Annual Report of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company with the Secretary to-day. You are not only entitled to every reasonable consideration from us, but you will always get it..." Accompanied...
New York: GVC Designs, 2002. Illustrated (b/w). 61 pages. Square 8vo, stamped blue boards, dust wrapper. New York: GVC Designs, (2002). First edition. A fine copy. Signed by both authors on limitation page, and inscribed by Vanderbilt on flyleaf: "To Louis and Al [Hirschfeld] with all my love Gloria"
New York: Putnam, 1977. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 448 pages, 8vo, white cloth, dust wrapper (price clipped and gently worn). New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1977). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Inscribed on the front free endpaper for the philanthropists Edith and Martin Segal: "For Edith & Marty - With respect & love. Schuyler Chapin. December 1977."
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1981. Foreword by Barbara W. Tuchman. Illustrated in black and white. 312 pages, 8vo, black cloth, edge-worn dust wrapper. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1981). First edition. A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Signed by Sulzberger at age 89 to the philanthropists Edith and Martin Segal: "To Edith and Martin Segal, With affectionate regards. Iphigene Ochs Sulzberger."
New York: Abrams, 2015. Introduction by Leonard S. Marcus. Illustrated (color and b/w). 272 pages. Oblong 4to, illustrated boards. New York: Abrams, 2015. Fine. Presentation copy signed by Fay and Marcus on title page, and with inscription by Feiffer, also on title page: "For Louise - Much love, Jules Feiffer"
New York: 1815. 2 pages (front and back), 13 x 8 inches, signed "Ruggles Hubbard" as Sheriff of New York City -- an arrest warrant for two defendants to appear in Mayors Court, September 25, 1815, in part: "...I, Ruggles Hubbard, Sheriff of the City of New York, do hereby assign the within written Bail Bond to the use of the plaintiff (s), to be sued for _____, according to the form of the statute in that case made and...
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1902. Illustrated (b/w). 288 pages. 8vo., gilt-stamped purple cloth faded at tops and spine. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, (1902). A very good(+) copy. With paste-down inside front cover signed in ink by Carter and Belasco: "En Souvenir Opening of the Belasco Theatre, September 29th, 1902, Special limited edition for private distribution No. 657 With Compliments of Leslie Carter David Belasco"
New York: 1942. 1 page on "United States Circuit Court of Appeals New York City" letterhead, 10.5 x 8 inches, New York, January 22, 1942. Written by the American jurist regarding legal matters, in part: "I greatly enjoyed your Mansfield article and have cited it in a recent opinion, Forness v. United States. When you come to put it in book form, you might add John Marshall's comment..." Two horizontal folds; tiny chip in the left margin. Very good condition.
New York: Random House, 1999. Illustrated in black & white. 546pp. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w. New York: Random House, (1999). First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Signed and inscribed by Max Frankel on the half-title for the philanthropists Edith and Martin Segal: "For Edith & Marty - With eternal gratitutde for making so many of my moments the very best of times - Fondly, Max. 3/15/1999."
New York: Random House, 1975. Illustrated. 406 pages. 8vo. Stamped white cloth covered boards, slightly edge-worn dust wrapper. First edition. New York: Random House, (1975). A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) wrapper. Inscribed by the author on flyleaf: "For [...] Comrade in arms - 'the first rule of life is to have a good time' Brendan Feb 12 '75"
New York: Poseidon Press, 1990. Illustrated sparsely in black & white. 348pp. 8vo, cloth-backed boards, very slightly sunned d.w. New York: Poseidon Press, (1990). First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Signed and inscribed on endpaper with original drawing by Brendan Gill for the philanthropists Edith and Martin Segal: "For my beloved friends Edith and Marty, with Gratitute - Brendan. Merry Christmas! 1990."
New York: Knopf, 1981. Illustrated. 180 pages. Small folio, red cloth backed boards, pictorial wrappers showing some small chips at top edge. New York: Knopf, 1981. A fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Inscribed by author on half-title page: "For [...] Who do as much to make life in New York pleasurable - and meaningful - as anything in this book. With esteem and much affection, Paul, 12 November 1981"
New York: Random House, 1979. 347pp. 8vo, cloth-backed boards, d.w. New York: Random House, (1979). First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. Signed and inscribed on endpaper by Paul Goldberger to the philanthropists Edith and Martin Segal: "For Edith and Martin Segal, Such treasured parts of New York that they should really be a part of this book - but even more important, valued friends. With much fondness, Paul Goldberger. 16 October 1979."
New York: Abrams, 2010. Illustrated (color and b/w). 221 pages. 4to, glossy white boards, dust wrapper, paper band; wrapper sliced at top edge. New York: Abrams, (2010). First edition. A near fine copy in a very good wrapper. Signed by Gloria Vanderbilt on flyleaf: "To Dearest Louise [Hirschfeld] with love Gloria"
New York: 1870. A.L.S. 8vo. 1 page, New York Tribune, Aug. 29, 1870, to a staff writer about a political campaign, in part: "...Thank you for yours of the 26th for it has just reached me. We must note a story to be told by the Governor for the Lt. Governor... and then you could probably have your story as to Carol Cories. Bear in mind that our ticket must be strong..." Uneven toning otherwise in very good condition. Founder...
New York: 1992. Signed program "Red Grooms", 6.5" x 8", 10 pages, "The National Dance Institute salutes Red Grooms", an even titled: Artists for Artists, November 23rd 1992, whereby Grooms donated over 40 works of art to be either sold at live auction or exhibition sale, with all proceeds benefiting The National Dance Institute. Item is boldly signed on the cover directly beneath the artists' image. In fine condition. American multimedia artist best known for his colorful pop-art constructions; many...
New York: 1961. 1 page, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, Columbia University, New York, Department of Greek and Latin, September 30, 1961. Written to Professor Aaron Noland, The City College, New York, possibly planning a curriculum, in large part: "In regard to topics for future meetings my personal preference would be No. 10 - Humanism. I have no comments on other matters." Horizontal folds; near fine condition. American educator and classical scholar best known for his long-time affiliation with Columbia University.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1963. Illustrated (b/w). 158 pages. 8vo, stamped yellow cloth, dust wrapper; wrapper with a few small chips and tears at edges. Indianapolis: The Bobs-Merrill Company, (1963). First edition, first printing. A near fine copy in a very good wrapper. Inscribed by the author on flyleaf: "For George Abbott with the best wishes of Phil Hamburger, NYC March 1963"
Mt. Kisco: Moyer Bell Limited, 1992. 140 pages. 4to., green cloth, glossy wrappers. First edition. Mt. Kisco, NY: Moyer Bell Ltd. A near fine copy in a near fine wrapper. Inscribed by the author on half-title page: "To my darling friend [...]'s cousins [...]- in the hope that they'll like the book. Helene Hanff"