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(New York) Chappell, George S. The Restaurants of New York.

Illus. with a few ads for Manhattan restaurants. Cloth, jacket. Second Edition. NY: Greenberg, 1925.

A march down memory lane, and an historic endeavor: writing a book about New York restaurants in the middle of Prohibition. Chappell recalls the glory days of Gotham and furnishes his readers with tales of attending the heart-wrenching auction of Delmonico's establishment. Bookplate of Roy Whitney Carpenter tipped-on to front pastedown. Rubbing and chipping to jacket extremities, rubbing to one spot on front panel, else near fine in very good, scarce jacket. 




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