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"Life at the Dakota" (1979)


Offering a deliciously entertaining social history that describes the lives of the rich and trendy who have lived at the Dakota, the iconic New York apartment house daringly erected in 1884, becoming the home of Boris Karloff, Judy Holliday, Leonard Bernstein, Lauren Bacall, and John Lennon CLICK HERE for more information

"Manhattan '45" by Jan Morris


In this book, published in 1986 by Jan Morris, one of the greatest prose stylists of all time, the victorious, hopeful, confident, celebratory, and explosive Manhattan of nearly seven decades ago finds its spectacular literary apotheosis. CLICK HERE for more information

"Sex and the City" Collector's Edition


You can never have too much of a good thing. Celebrate the show that explores world of single women in this, the definitive Collector's Edition. All six seasons in one. CLICK HERE for more information

"The Algonquin Bar and Cocktail Book"


The Algonquin Hotel, the favorite lair of New York's literary and theater elite in the Roaring 20s, is the source for a classic collection of timeless cocktail recipes. Reading from "The Algonquin Bar and Cocktail Book" is like stepping back into history. CLICK HERE for more information

"The Art of Cooking Omelettes" (1963 First Edition)


A good French omelette is a smooth, gently swelling, golden oval that is tender and creamy inside. Julia Child recommended this book at the end of her French cooking episode on omelette-making, in which she proposed an omelette party offering a myriad of fillings. CLICK HERE for more information

"The Wonderful World of Toots Shor"


Palship, as John Bainbridge observes in the nearly-forgotten 1950 profile of Toots, was what the legendary saloon was all about. This remarkable book celebrates New York's "temple of palship" like no other. CLICK HERE for more information

"Toots" by Bob Considine


Toots Shor emerges, intact and unique, in this authentic portrait by Bob Considine, a fellow bum of long stanging. Rich in names, humor and good stories, Toots provides a feast for any reader. CLICK HERE for more information

Washington Square Arch Bookend Set

Now $99.00

One of Greenwich Village's urban landmarks, the Washington Square Arch becomes two tall bookends made of hand-cast and hand-finished crushed stone resin. Great for organizing and supporting large books, notebooks, binders, and magazines. CLICK HERE for more information