Both Sides of Broadway: From Bowling Green to Central Park New York City

DE LEEUW R. M.

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New York: The De Leeuw Riehl Publishing Co., N.d. [1910], A collection of photographs showing the buildings and houses on both sides of Broadway from Bowling Green to Central Park, with period advertisements liberally interspersed. Featured in Christopher Grey's NY Times story about rare NYC Books: "Both Sides of Broadway, 1911 (I saw only one copy, damaged,). Wow, talk about scope! Someone photographed both sides of New York’s jumpingest street, from the Battery up to 59th....captures street life like few other works. Paperbound and terribly difficult to find, almost never in good condition." First edition. First edition. Oblong 4to; 503 pp.; illustrated from photographs. Covers chipped and worn; lacking much of spine; wear and soiling to title page; otherwise contents bright, clean, and tightly bound. A good copy in original wrappers. (Item ID: 012565)


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