By John C. Van Dyke
New York   The Macmillan Company
8.5" by 6" xv, 425, (4)pp.
A smart first edition of this brightly illustrated work on the development of the contemporary New York.
By John C. Van Dyke

1909 The New New York: A Commentary on the Place and the People

New York   The Macmillan Company
8.5" by 6" xv, 425, (4)pp.
A smart first edition of this brightly illustrated work on the development of the contemporary New York.
£90.00
: 1kgs / : 907T11

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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

First edition. Illustrated with a colour frontispiece, twenty-five colour plates, and ninety-eight black-and-white plates. Collated complete. An in-depth work on the swiftly expanding city of New York, with chapters on the approach from the sea, streets, sky-scrapers, Fifth Avenue, the bridges, water-ways, traffic and trade, and much more. Written by John Charles Van Dyke, an American art historian, critic, and nature writer. Illustrated by Joseph Pennell, a prolific American draftsman, etcher, lithographer, and illustrator. Publisher's advertisements to the rear.

Condition

In the original red cloth binding. Externally, smart with light rubbing and minor bumping to the extremities. Fading to the spine and board edges. The odd small mark to the boards. Front hinge just starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean throughout.

Very Good Indeed

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