Bronx Historical Society / NYPL
"The Bronx In Print": A biblography of works that take the Bronx as a subject. Compiled by the Bronx Historical Society's librarian.
Publisher of illustrated pictorial maps exploring culturally significant neighborhoods of New York City. Each map is done by a well known artist and makes a frame worthy poster. The back of the maps feature self-guided walking tours showing the homes and hangouts of famous artists, writers, musicians, and cultural leaders. Now available: Harlem Renaissance; the Queens Jazz Trail; The East Village.
Locus Solus Rare Books, Ltd
Books, manuscripts, original art
Books on the history and culture and arts of NYC. See website for descriptions of specific titles.
New York Hisotical Society Museum Store
Books and other office materials, visual items such as posters and calendars, and many other items ranging from inexpensive souvenirs to more finely crafted items. "We offer a wonderful selection of New York related books, as well as posters, cards, gifts and toys.
Every purchase helps support the Historical Society's museum and library. Become a member and receive a 10% discount."
New York Landmarks Conservancy
Visit and/or rent old buildings.
Well Read Books
Books on NYC manners, mores, and general social history.