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Our eclectic mix of antiquarian volumes is available for sale at ABEbooks.com. On occassion, we sell at book fairs and other venues in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Or stop by in Hoboken, NJ -- by appointment.

This page offers some feature books and other items of interest. Tell me what you think!

Featured Books on New York City & More


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Matthew Hale Smith, Henry L. Williams, Ralph Bayard editors Wonders of a Great City: or the Sights, Secrets and Sins of New York. 1887. See on ABE. $300

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Henry Collins Brown. Book of old New York. Privately Printed, 1913. Elaborate leather binding. Custom box. Numerous color plates. See details on ABE - $350

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Moses King. King's Views of Brooklyn. Folio size: 14” X 10”. Published by Moses King, 1905. 325 plates of Broolyn buildings and views See on ABE.$425

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Moses King. Views of the New York Stock Exchange; A History and Description. Folio size. 1898. Portraits and photos of the Stock Exchange and surroundings. See on ABE. $180

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History of Queens County, New York. 1882 Large quarto. Includes Nassau County. Fold-out map, engravings. See on ABE- $550

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Chas. Gardner. The Doctor and the Devil: Midnight adventures of Dr. Parkhurst. Scarce 1st ed., 1894. The author led clergyman Parkhurst on fact-finding tours of NYC slums and brothels. See on ABE - $225


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Frederick "Baron Corvo" Rolfe. Stories Toto Told Me. 1898. First edition of this early "out" gay author's first major book. See on ABE - $275

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Nelson's Guide to the City of New York and its Neighbourhood. 1859. 12 color tinted lithographic plates, See on ABE - $135

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Officially Approved Etchings New York World's Fair "Building the World of Tomorrow" SIGNED. 1939. 54 etchings and text by Gordon W. Gilkey. SIGNED and inscribed by him.Get details on ABE - $155

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Joel Tyler Headley. The Great Riots of New York 1712-1873. 1873. First edition. See on ABE - $225

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Moses King: King's Views of New York, 1905. Size is: 14"  X 10". 400 plates of New York buildings and views. $200. See on ABE

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Color lithograph: The Crystal Palace for the Great Exhibition of the World's Industry at New York 1854. Size is 13" X 17". $75. See on ABE

Of Interest...


Creative Placemaking :Art for Community's Sake
Article on how communities are using the arts to spur economic growth and neighborhood improvement 

Drumming - Percussive explorations on soundcloud

Sabrina Hague Design - New Paltz, NY

Connecticut River Book Auction - Glastonbury, CT


Endpaper Designs - Here are the historical endpapers I scanned for use as backgrounds on this website and a couple others. Feel free to download. Other great endpapers are on the We Love Endpapers Facebook page.

ASTERISK BOOKS & LABELS
Hoboken, NJ.

Email: info@AstLabels.com
Phone:201-239-9334

Asterisk Books has been selling used and rare books in the New York-New Jersey area for 25 years and making custom leather labels for over 15 years.