Title: New York: Confidential
Author: Jack Lait & Lee Mortimer
Cover artist: Robert Stanley
Estimated value: $12-15
- Guys! Dolls! Together!
- Robert Stanley's people are always ridiculously rich and creamy.
- Seriously, the art is gorgeous. That dark aquamarine NYC night sky somehow works perfectly.
- Map! Back! Mapback!
- It's a pretty dang dull map, from a design point of view, but the "Key" on p. 240 is amazing. All those little numbers on the map represent "Hotels," "Night Clubs & Restaurants," "Theaters," and "Shopping":
Also, there are appendices of cool info like "Headwaiters' Names" (!?) and a "Glossary of Harlemisms":
Do not use cheap perfume when night-clubbing (or at any time).
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