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New York City Reference Books

Encyclopedia Highly recommended
The Encyclopedia of New York City
by Kenneth T. Jackson (Editor), New-York Historical Society

Supervised by the New York Historical Society, this is an incredibly well written reference to New York with hundreds of illustrations and over 4,000 alphabetical entries. It's not only a fantastic source of information, but also a good read cover to cover!

Guide Manhattan in Maps: 1527-1995
by Paul E. Cohen, Robert T. Augustyn (Contributor)

Guide The Epic of New York City
by Edward Robb Ellis, Jeanyee Wong (Illustrator)

Guide The Historical Atlas of New York City: A Visual Celebration of Nearly 400 Years of New York City's History
by Eric Homberger, Alice Hudson

Guide American Metropolis: A History of New York City
by George J. Lankevich

Guide Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898
by Edwin G. Burrows, Mike Wallace

Guide New York: An Illustrated History
by Ric Burns (Narrator), James Sanders (Editor), Lisa Ades

Guide Underneath New York
by Harry Granick, Robert E. Sullivan (Introduction)

Guide The Great New York City Trivia & Fact Book
by B. Kim Taylor

Guide All Around the Town: Amazing Manhattan Facts and Curiosities
by Patrick Bunyan

Guide Our Town: Images and Stories from the Museum of the City of New York
by Hilton Als (Editor), Louis Auchincloss, Arthur Gelb, Barbara Gelb

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