Title Incredible New York: High Life And Low Life Of The Last Hundred Years.
Book Condition Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition.
Publisher Random House, New York: 1951.
Seller ID 18063X2
Explore every inch of New York - Broadway and the Bowery, Greenwich Village and Harlem, Hell's Kitchen, Fifth Avenue, Central Park, the mansions and brothels, saloons and salons, museums and theaters, restaurants and speakeasies of the last half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth. Here are the Vanderbilts, the Astors and the Rockefellers, the Bowery Boys, Diamond Jim Brady and Dutch Schultz; P. T. Barnum, Lillian Russell and Texas Guinan; Horace Greeley, Susan B Anthony, Boss Tweed, Jimmy Walker, Fiorello La Guardia - the whole nostalgic pageant of people whose furious drive rocketed the city to undreamt-of heights. Includes an Index,
(Key Words: New York, Cities, Nostalgia, Broadway, Bowery, Greenwich Village, Harlem, Hell's Kitchen, Fifth Avenue, Central Park, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Mansions, Brothels, Saloons, Salons, Museums Theaters, John Gates, Richard Croker, Prostitution, J. P. Morgan, William Dean Howells, Restaurants, Speakeasies, Cornelius Vanderbilt, William Backhouse Astor, Rockefellers, Bowery Boys, Diamond Jim Brady, Dutch Schultz, P. T. Barnum, Lillian Russell, Texas Guinan; Horace Greeley, Susan B Anthony, William Marcy Boss Tweed, Jmmy Walker, Fiorello La Guardia, Stanford White, Edwin Booth, Lloyd Morris).