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City Life: Urban Expectations in a New World by  Witold RYBCZYNSKI - First Edition - 1995 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 50628)

City Life: Urban Expectations in a New World

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City Life: Urban Expectations in a New World

by RYBCZYNSKI, Witold

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Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
ISBN 10
0684813025
ISBN 13
9780684813028
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New York: Scribner. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition. Hard Cover. 0684813025 . First printing of architect and social historian's appraisal of life in American cities. He focuses on the architecture and landscapes of certain cities, such as New York and New Orleans, and considers the effect of technological innovations on people's lives. --- In red paper-covered boards backed in tan cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with color painted image of people milling in a crowded urban scene. --- With remainder mark to lower textblock edge, else a bright, unmarked, newish copy. Unclipped jacket in excellent shape.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 256 pages .

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Bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
50628
Title
City Life: Urban Expectations in a New World
Author
RYBCZYNSKI, Witold
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0684813025
ISBN 13
9780684813028
Publisher
Scribner
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1995
Keywords
0684813025
Bookseller catalogs
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