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New York Historical Society Museum Store

170 Central Park W. New York, NY 10024 | West 70s | 212-873-3400

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Highlights of this top-notch book collection include M. Lasek's 1960 illustrated children's classic This Is New York

; Stephen O'Connor's Orphan Trains

, documenting the more than 250,000 city children shipped to Midwestern homes; and Michael Henry Adams and Paul Rocheleau's Harlem Lost and Found

, a social and architectural history of the world-famous African American neighborhood. And while you're roaming the grand hallways, check out "Children at Risk: Protecting New York's Youth, 1653-2003," and think about donating to The New York Times

Neediest Cases campaign. It would make a great gift for the girl or guy who has everything.