The Secrets of the Great City: a Work Descriptive of the Virtues and the Vices, the Mysteries, ...

The Secrets of the Great City: a Work Descriptive of the Virtues and the Vices, the Mysteries, Miseries and Crimes of New York

Martin, Edward Winslow

Published by Jones, Brothers & Co, Philadelphia, Pa.(1868)
From Alcuin Books, ABAA (Scottsdale, AZ, U.S.A.)

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Octavo. 552pp., (2)pp. ads, illustrated and with several folding plates, bound in purple cloth stamped in gilt, spine gilt and faded. yellow endpapers. The author describes New York to those who have either never been there or are planning a trip there and what one would expect to see which includes female swindlers, saloons, gambling, Wall Street, street musicians, businesses hotel life, restaurants and the history of New York itself. A very nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 017834

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Title: The Secrets of the Great City: a Work ...

Publisher: Jones, Brothers & Co, Philadelphia, Pa.(1868)

Edition: First Edition.

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