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Frederick Law Olmsted's New York by  Elizabeth Barlow - Hardcover - 1972 - from Knickerbocker Books and Biblio.com

Frederick Law Olmsted's New York

by Barlow, Elizabeth

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


New York: Praeger Publishers, 1972. 1972 Edition, printing unstated. NEAR FINE in VERY GOOD dust jacket. A thorough, entertaining and generously illustrated history with black & white drawings, plans and photos. A clean, unmarked and firmly bound copy. Pages (including 3 fold-outs) are crisp and fine, bound in fine light tan cloth hardcover, titled in brown on spine. Slight wobble to front hinge, but hinge is intact and book is solid. Color jacket is clean and bright. Front flap price-clipped and the film lamination has several horizontal creases, probably mis-glued by the printer. 10 x 7-5/8" (oblong). 174 pages, including Index. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Small 4to.


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