Oct 07, 2004 - Sale 2015

Sale 2015 - Lot 112

Price Realized: $ 1,092
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 1,000
Manhattan Oases: New York's 1932 Speak-Easies.
With 36 full-page illustrations of the interiors or bartenders of prominent watering holes. Thin 4to, cloth; paper cover and spine labels. New York: Dutton, (1932).
A discolored and foxed (but complete) copy with a full-page presentation on the front free end paper. The presentation "To (pleasure man) Mc Coy" includes a drawing of the young Hirschfeld and is signed "(flash) Hirschfeld." McCoy was likely George McCoy, a well-known New York character and Hirschfeld hanger-on.