A Vest Pocket Guide to Brothels in 19th-Century New York

I discovered this book earlier this year during one of my haphazard click-throughs on the New York Times website, and was very intrigued that it has survived for over 100 years (who purchased the book? Who preserved it?). Alison Leigh Cowan of the NYT blog, City Room describes it: Only this palm-sized book, published in …

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