James Hurley, Books: Brooklyn
found: 8 books

 
The Brooklyn Daily Eage Almanac. 1910. A Book of Information General of the World, and Special of New York City and Long Island
Brooklyn, Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 1910. Hardcover. Book, Volume XXV, First Edition. 690, [ii] pp, large double-sided folding map in front pocket dated 1908 with Manhattan and the Bronx on one side and six road maps of parts of Long Island on the other, detailed index (including to previous volumes), many adverts (including full page), innumerable other details of life, business and culture in the new Borough (former City) of Brooklyn, also known as Kings County. Red cloth gilt, light soil, small splits head of spine, ca. 3/8" damp stain foot of front board, light wear and soil, otherwise clean, tight and very good. The Brooklyn Daily Eage was a newspaper published in Brooklyn, New York from 1845 to 1955 with a short-lived revival in the sixties. At one time it was the most popular afternoon paper in the United States and its distinguished Editors included Walt Whitman, St. Clair McKelway, Thomas Kinsella, Cleveland Rogers and Charles Montgomery Skinner. Very Good.
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Book number: 004429
USD 83.09 [Appr.: EURO 71.5 | £UK 64 | JP¥ 9294]
Catalogue: Brooklyn
Keywords: Brooklyn Daily Eagle Publications 1910 American Almanacs Directories Guides

 
The Brooklyn Daily Eage Almanac. 1917. A Book of Information General of the World, and Special of New York City and Long Island
Brooklyn, Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 1917. Hardcover. Book, Volume XXXII. First Edition. xxxii, 640, [ii] pp, detailed index (including to previous volumes), innumerable other details of life and culture in the Borough (formerly City) of Brooklyn, also known as Kings County. Red cloth gilt, spine and front board lightly faded, light edgewear, 3 marks back board, Lacks pocket map, internally clean, tight and very good, otherwise clean, tight and very good. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle which was published from 1845 to 1955 (with a brief later revival) was one of the nation's leading dailies and its distinguished editors included Walt Whitman, Cleveland Rogers, Thomas Kinsella, St. Clair McKelway, Frank Schroth and Charles Montgomery Skinner.Among the many illustrated adverts, this volume has seating charts of Brooklyn and New York Theatres. Very Good.
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Book number: 004430
USD 92.86 [Appr.: EURO 80 | £UK 71.75 | JP¥ 10386]
Catalogue: Brooklyn
Keywords: Brooklyn Daily Eagle Publications 1917 American Almanacs Theatre Seating Charts

 
[CITY OF BROOKLYN?]
Opening Ceremonies of the New York and Brooklyn Bridge. May 24, 1883
Brooklyn, Printed at the Press of the Brooklyn Eagle Job Printing Department. 1883. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. 122 pages, lithograph frontispiece of bridge, presentation inscription in copperplate of Otto Witte to his daughter Lina dated dated June 30th, 1884 on ffep. Blindstamp decorated full brown leather gilt, worn at edges, all edges gilt, occasional light soil on blank pages. Laid in is an illustrated souvenir card of the Lafayetter National Bank of Brooklyn commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Bridge in 1958 at which President Chester A. Arthur and Governor Grover Cleveland were guests of honor. Very Good.
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Book number: 004884
USD 97.75 [Appr.: EURO 84 | £UK 75.5 | JP¥ 10933]
Catalogue: Brooklyn Bridge
Keywords: Brooklyn Bridge Opening Ceremonies 1883 Washington Roebling Otto and Lina Witte 75th Anniversary

 
MARCY AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
The Golden Anniversary of the Marcy Avenue Baptist Church 1873-1923
Brooklyn, NY, Marcy Avenue Baptist Church. 1923. Soft cover. Book, c.1923. 15pp, 5 monochrome illustrations. 8vo/21cm. Pamphlet bound in stiff boards gilt lettering, head and tail of spine chipped, hinge split near tail, otherwise internally fine. Scarce. Fine.
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Book number: 004865
USD 24.44 [Appr.: EURO 21 | £UK 19 | JP¥ 2734]
Keywords: Brooklyn Baptist Churches Religion Golden Anniversaries.

 
MURPHY, MARY ELLEN AND MARK, RALPH FOSTER WELD
A Treasury of Brooklyn
New York, William Sloane Associates, Inc. 1949. Hardcover. Book, First Printing. xi, 435pp. 8vo/22c. Red and blue cloth silver, light wear, at spine ends, internally fine. Inscribed by author M.E. Murphy, "To Jim/for, among other/things, being paid too /little to buy books". The recipient was James Hurley, then (about 1975or 76) Executive Director of the Long Island Historical Socieety in Brooklyn, currently the present holder of the book. Fine.
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Book number: 004561
USD 48.88 [Appr.: EURO 42 | £UK 37.75 | JP¥ 5467]
Catalogue: Brooklyn
Keywords: Brooklyn Anthology Literature Stories Famous Authors Humor

 
LANDESMAN, ALTER F.
Brownsville: The Birth, Development and Passing of a Jewish Community in New York.
New York, Bloch Publishing Company. 1969. (ISBN: 0819705632) Hardcover. Book, First Edition. x, 418pp, endpaper maps, Preface, Epilogue, Bibliogaphy, Notes, Index. Tall 8vo/24cm. Brown cloth gilt, in dj lightly roughed at spine end, internally fine. NF/VG-. Presentation inscription on ffep, "To /James Hurley/in esteem and friendship/sd Alter F. Landesman/Jan 25, 1970." Feature article from Sunday News August 17, 1969 titled, "Brownsville: Modern Exodus." by Bernard Rabin and Richard Braun on Rabbi Landesman and the book. The story of how a small settlement of Jews in central Brooklyn in the 1880s grew to be one of the largest and most tight-knit Jewish communities in New York over forty years. Dr. Landesman (1896- ) came to Brownsrille in 1922 and served as the executive director of the Hebrew Educational Society for more than fourty years. Also in many other Jewish leadership posts. Fine.
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Book number: 005066
USD 53.76 [Appr.: EURO 46.25 | £UK 41.5 | JP¥ 6013]
Catalogue: Brooklyn
Keywords: 0819705632 Brooklyn Brownsville Section Local History New Lots East New York Jewish Community Centers James Hurley Copy

 
LANDESMAN, ALTER F.
A History of New Lots, Brooklyn--to 1887 Including the Villages of East New York, Cypress Hills and Brownsville
Port Washington, NY, Kennikat Press. 1977. (ISBN: 080469172X) Hardcover. Book, First Edition. x, 258pp, 44 illustrations from photographs, documents and artwork, 7 maps, Preface, Introduction, Seven Appendices, Notes and Bibliographical Data, Index. Tall 8vo/23.5cm. Green cloth gilt, as new in very good dj lightly rubbed at head of spine, internally fine. NF/NF. Presentation inscription on ffep: "To/James Hurley/in grateful appreciation./[signed] Alter F. Landesman/March 9, 1977" .New Lots was settled in 1677 with the grant by Sir Edmond Andros, second English colonial governor, on March 6th, 1677 of a special patent for New Lots to the settlers of the town of Flatbush. It remained a subordinate village of Flatbush until 1852 when it was made a separate town but was annexed to the City of Brooklyn in 1886, only a few years before Brooklyn was annexed to New York and became part of Greaater New York City in 1898. Rabbi Dr. Alter F. Landesman came to Brownsville in 1922 as Executive Director of the Hebrew Educational Society of Brooklyn. He remained a leader of the Brownsville community for four decades. He also wrote, Brownsville; the Birth, Development and Passing of a Jewish Community in New York (1969). James Hurley, the recipient of the book, was then Executive Director of The Long Island Historical Society, founded in 1863, which subsequently was renamed the Brooklyn Historical Society in 1985. If desired, the book could be countersigned by the donoree. Fine.
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Book number: 005063
USD 83.09 [Appr.: EURO 71.5 | £UK 64 | JP¥ 9294]
Catalogue: Brooklyn History
Keywords: 080469172x Brooklyn New Lots East New York Cypress Hills Brownsville History Travel and Description Kings County 300th Anniversary Publication

 
COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF GREATER NEW YORK
Brooklyn Communities: Population Characteristics and Neighborhood Social Resources. Volume I.
New York, Community Council of Greater New York. 1959. Soft cover. Book, First Edition. lxi, 221, [xii]pp, folding map, Foreword, Introduction, The Communities: Greepoint, Williamsburg, Bushwick-Ridgewood, Brooklyn Heights-Fort Greene, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Crown Heights, Brownsville, East New York, Appendix, Population statistics from Census of 1960 dated 1 June 1961. 4to/28cm. Cloth backed paperbound, spine cloth torn at ends, library stamp on cover, 1960 population statistics stapled onto inside back cover, internally clean, tight and very good. This is the first of two volumes on Brooklyn communities. Copies very scarce. Very Good.
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Book number: 005043
USD 97.75 [Appr.: EURO 84 | £UK 75.5 | JP¥ 10933]
Catalogue: Brooklyn
Keywords: Brooklyn Named Communities Bushwick Bedford-Stuyvesant Fort Greene-Brooklyn Heights Greenpoint Williamsburg Crown Heights Brownsville East New York Population Characteristics Neighborhood Social Resources

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