New York: Valentine Co., 1916. Item #41745
1st Founder’s edition. Original, beautifully decorated boards. 8vo. 256 pages, 19 cm. Inscribed on front end paper by Henry Collins Brown in 1917. Loaded with photos of New York City from the early 20th Century. The stated mission of the manual was to serve as a visitor’s guide of the city. SUBJECTS: New York (N.Y.) - History. Description and travel. Previous owner’s notes about the series on blank fron end paper. Very good condition. Beautiful copy (AMR-54-61).