Sodom by the sea;: An affectionate history of Coney Island

Pilat, Oliver

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Title: Sodom by the sea;: An affectionate history ...
Publisher: Garden City Pub. Co

Binding: Hardcover
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Pilat, Oliver and Ranson, Jo
Published by Garden City Publishing Co, Inc., Garden City, N.Y. (1943)
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Book Description Garden City Publishing Co, Inc., Garden City, N.Y., 1943. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Near Fine in tan boards with red lettering. No writing or other marks. We wrap and box our books for shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 15161

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Pilat, Oliver & Jo Ranson
Published by New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc. (1941)
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Book Description New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1941. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Scarce hardcover first edition (so stated)is Very Good. Yellow cloth with blue and red device on front board, blue titles, blue lines and red decorations on spine. With slightly sunned spine, short tear to cloth at top of spine. No DJ. Bookseller Inventory # 515094

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Pilat, Oliver; Ranson, Jo.
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Book Description Garden City Publishing, 1943. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good DJ. Early reprint, near fine hardcover showing just a hint of wear, in very good + jacket showing exposure toning along spine (still reads and looks fine) and some light edge wear including a tiny open chip at spine head and couple of short closed tears. 334 pages with black & white plates. Very attractive copy of this '.first full-length history of New York's Barbary Coast'. Bookseller Inventory # 13943

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Pilat, Oliver and Ranson, Jo
Published by Doubelday, Doran & Co., New York (1941)
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Book Description Doubelday, Doran & Co., New York, 1941. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. Early Edition. 334pgs. 19 black and white illustrations. Orange Boards, Blue lettering with decorated spine. illustrated endpapers. offsetting to the rear endpaper. A touch of wear to the spine edges, otherwise a beautiful, unread copy.Unclipped pictorial jacket has a few closed tears along the bottom of the faded spine, front panel color still vivid. in mylar sleeve. Classic history of one of the most famous amusement parks and beaches. Laid in are relevant articles from 1931 and 1946, and a page on Luna Park from a book. has 1941 on title and copyright page, but doesn't state First Edition. Size: Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 025055

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Pilat, Oliver and Jo Ranson
Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, Garden City (1941)
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Book Description Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, Garden City, 1941. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. ix, 334pp, illustrated endpapers, map and 19 illustrations from photographs and art work. 8vo/22cm. Decorated yellow cloth, slightly rubbed at edges and lightly soiled, internally clean, tight and very good. Signed presentation copy:inscribed on ffep, "To Sam Zolotow/who should be/very careful of/the Coney Island/damsels./Jo Ranson/1941", Sam Zolotow (c.1899-1993) was a reporter for the New York Times for some fifty years. He specialized on the American theater, was apparently a colorful character and is often described as an indefatigable fact-getter. Jo Ranson (c.1908- ) and Oliver Ramsay Pilat (1903- ) were both New York City writers who had written more than a half dozen books each. Bookseller Inventory # 004542

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Pilat, Oliver and Ransom, Jo
Published by Garden City Publ., New York (1943)
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Book Description Garden City Publ., New York, 1943. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Early Edition. 334ps. Tight, clean copy of this classic work on Coney Island. 11 illustrations. recounts the history of the World's most famous Amusement Park and beach. Front panel of pictorial jacket is detached at the spine.Jacket overall is browning with chips on edges. in mylar.Scarce. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 018803

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Pilat, Oliver & Ranson, Jo
Published by Garden City Publishing Company, Garden City, New York (1943)
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Dorley House Books, Inc.
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Book Description Garden City Publishing Company, Garden City, New York, 1943. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. B&w Photos (illustrator). dj w/lite chipping, in mylar; lite foxing of end papers; 334 clean, unmarked pages; The first full length history of New York's Barbary Coast. The amusement parks, the freak shows, the prizefights, the girlie shows and the wax works are all detailed here Size: 8 Vo; 2 Pounds. Bookseller Inventory # 056214

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Pilat, Oliver and Jo Ransom.
Published by NY. Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. 1941. (1941)
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Book Description NY. Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. 1941., 1941. First Edition. With Stated "First Edition" on the copyright page; and with matching dates of 1941 on the title and copyright pages. Numerous illustrations in black and white including a full-page map of Coney Island, roller coasters, and the island's "Wooden Elephant." VG+/G in finely wovenyellow cloth stamped brightly in red and blue with a drawing of a paviliontent on the front boards and wavy decorations in red on the spine. Some light fraying to the top of the spine and light foxing to the edges of the boards.A few small light circular stains to the first few papers, including the map. In a colorful pictorial dustjacket depicting the crowded beachat Coney Island. Worn, chipped, and missing a 1" x 1.5" piece at the top left-hand corner of the front panel and into half of the spine title.Most ofthe "S" in SODOM is missing, but the colorful scene on the beach below, with variegted flags and pennants and colorfully dressed folk on the beach isintact. Other pieces are missing at the bottom of the spine and at the corners. With a 3" separation along the bottom edge of the front flap. The original price of $3.00 is at the top of the inside front flap. First Edition.With Stated "First Edition" on the copyright page; and with matching datesof 1941 on the title and copyright pages. Bookseller Inventory # 4226

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Book Description 1943 edition, very good condition hardback, with a very good dust jacket, minor wear to dust jacket edges, published by Garden Ciry Publishing Co., garden City, 334 pages. An affectionate history New York's Coney Island the first amusement park of its kind the freak shows, the prizefights, the girly shows, waxworks, various trill rides, etc. illustrated with an informal map of Coney Island and various photographs. Circus And Allied Arts Vol. 1 #553. Bookseller Inventory # 009668

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Oliver Pilat and Jo Ranson
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Book Description Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., Garden City, NY, 1943. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine as New. Dust Jacket Condition: VG+. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book is flawless and looks unread ! Dj has modest shelfwear to corners and to spine top and bottom. Dj has four tiny tears--1/4" to 1/8"to spine top, anbd one 1/4" tear to top edge of back panel. Spine bottom also has two tiny tears--1/4" to 1/8". Dj is clean and bright. Bookseller Inventory # 005902

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