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A Book of Modern Views of New York City
1 A Book of Modern Views of New York City
I S Seidman & Co. 1937 softcover used (30 pages), 9 inches by 12 inches tall 
from the foreword: "It is the purpose of these copperplate photo-gravures to offer an attractive souvenir of the "Wonder City". Its most important sections of spectacular interest are herewith illustrated with a view, not only to the faithful representation of the material facts, but also to the more subtle expression of their artistic values. . . "

Statue of Liberty
The Skyline of lower New York as seen from Governor's Island
Battery Park and Aquarium
Trinity Church at the head of Wall Street
The New York Stock Exchange, Broad and Wall Streets
Bowling Green at foot of Broadway
U. S. Custom House at Bowling Green
Trinity Church and Graveyard at Broadway and Wall Street
Governor's Island and lower bay showing Staten Island and the Narrows in the distance
West 23rd Street showing Miller Express Highway. Chelsea Docks looking south
As New York appears from Columbia Heights section of Brooklyn
The skyline of New York's financial district as seen from below the Brooklyn Bridge
The heart of the City Government, showing City Hall Park, and left to right, the City Hall, Hall of Records and the Municipal Building

City Hall
Foley Square showing the County Courthouse and new Federal Building in the new Civic Center
Miller Express Highway and North River Docks below 10th Street
The Tombs on Center Street
Woolworth Building towering over City Hall
Madison Square Park at 23rd Street and Madison Avenue showing buildings of the Metropolitan at the right and New York Life Insurance Companies on the left
Washington Arch. The start of Fifth Avenue

New York City Railroad Depots
Grand Central Station
Interior of the Grand Central Station
Pennsylvania Station
Interior of the Pennsylvania Station

St. Patrick's Cathedral on 5th Ave. between 50th and 51st Streets
Cathedral of St. John the Divine as it will appear when completed on Morningside Heights
The Church of the Transfiguration (Little Church Around the Corner) 29th Street, east of 5th Avenue
Temple Emanu-El, 5th Avenue and 65th Street
Grand Central Zone as seen from 2nd Avenue and 38th Street
New York Public Library, 42nd Street and 5th Avenue
Bryant Park, recently reconstructed. 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets showing the rear of the New York Public Library
Rockefeller Center as seen from the Chrysler Building. The two predominating buildings in the center are the R C A and the International Buildings

Times Square, 42nd ST. and Broadway
Times Building looking south from in front of the Astor Hotel, 45th Street and Broadway
The Crossroads of New York City's night life
The Theatre District as seen from 44th Street looking north
Looking East on 42nd Street from 6th Avenue showing the New York Public Library

Beginning of Park Avenue. Looking north from 32nd Street
A View of Park Avenue showing the Ritz Tower. Looking north from 54th Street
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Park Avenue, between 49th and 50th Streets. World's largest hotel
Midtown section showing the East River and Queensboro Bridge.

In Rockefeller Center
The RCA Building
The Rockefeller Center Observation Roofs
The South View from the RCA Observation Roofs
The North View from the RCA Observation Roofs
A View from 5th Avenue of the La Maison Francaise, RCA Building and British Empire Building
Fifth Avenue looking south from 53rd Street showing St. Thomas Church
Prometheus Fountain in the Sunken Plaza
A View from 6th Avenue showing "Radio City" a part of the Rockefeller Center
Four Murals in the Great Hall of the RCA Building by Jose Maria Sert

Photos across two pages in the center of the book:
A panorama of the lower New York Skyline. This remarkable photo was taken from the Brooklyn Tower of the Brooklyn Bridge
From 34th Street to 59th Street (Midtown Section) as seen from Long Island City.

The George Washington Bridge across the Hudson River at 178th Street and Riverside Drive
The Riverside Church and Grant's Tomb on Riverside Drive at 123rd Street
The Soldier's and Sailor's Monument at 89th Street and Riverside Drive
The Presbyterian Medical School at 168th Street and Broadway

and many more.

Condition: Some photos have a date neatly written under them (all are June 1938). One of the panorama pictures has "Empire' neatly written above the Empire State Building. Pages have edge soil. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, light damp stain on fold edge, name marked out on the front, number "4" written on the front, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 45.97 USD

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The Story of Chocolate and Cocoa
2 The Story of Chocolate and Cocoa
Hershey Chocolate Corporation 1926 booklet used 32 pages 
information and photos of Hershey "the Chocolate and Cocoa Town" and Hershey "the Sugar Town".

Some photos include:
The Hershey Chocolate Corporation, apartments, National Bank, Jr-Sr High School
Men's Club
Womens Club and Reading Station
Department Store
Scenes in Hershey Park
Hershey Industrial School
East Chocolate Avenue
Hershey Park Convention Hall
Holstein Cows Pasturing on Hershey Farms
Cocoa Pods growing on trees
Drying the cacoa beans
factory photos of processing the beans
Hershey Sugar Mill and Refinery, Hershey Cuba
and others

Condition: Pages are clean. Cover has rubbing wear, creases and wear to the edges and corners. Back cover has soil and surface tears. 
Price: 8.25 USD

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Hartford, Volume III, Images of America series, Faude, Wilson H.
3 Faude, Wilson H. Hartford, Volume III, Images of America series
Arcadia Publishing 1997 softcover used 128 pages, 6 1/2 inches by 9 inches tall 
cover: "Hartford, Volume III continues the celebration and remembrance of Connecticut's capital that was started with Wilson H Faude's first two highly successful volumes on the photographic history of the city. This new volume features the hithero unavailable collection of the city's evening newspaper, The Hartford Times.

This third trip into Hartford's past takes us into the lives and celebrations of the city's residents. The fascinating images within bring us into Hartford's unique celebrations, including Discovery Day and the Tobacco Festival; we also get a glimpse of how the city's residents interpreted traditional holidays, with photographs depicting St. Patrick's Day revelry and shoppers braving holiday retail madness. As you peruse through the pages, remember the Times Carol Sing and the Times Camp; remember when presidential hopefuls spoke from the city's portico, vying for Hartford's support. It is all here in Hartofrd, Volume III."

Condition: Book is in good condition, the pages are crisp and clean. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 11.00 USD

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