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Land in America:  Its Value, Use, and Control by  Peter Wolf - First Edition - 1981 - from Twin City Antiquarian Books (SKU: BURE00002)

Land in America: Its Value, Use, and Control

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Land in America: Its Value, Use, and Control

by Wolf, Peter

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New York: Pantheon Books, 1981. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Quarter green cloth with speckled green paper-covered boards, foil titles on spine, xvi, 592 pp, many illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. DJ slightly worn at head of spine; in Brodart archival cover. "...unravels the mystery of how America got the way it is, with a mixture of public and private landownership, with huge corporate landholdings, with vast private domains." Topics covered include the history of land ownership, public regulation of land use, taxes, how zoning affects value, how access (whether by road or rail) affects value, environmental regulation, conservation, historic preservation, migration, speculation, recreational land, public land, farmland. Shipping weight 3 lbs.. First Edition. . Fine/Near Fine. 24 X 16½ cm.


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Twin City Antiquarian Books US (US)
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Land in America: Its Value, Use, and Control
Wolf, Peter
Book condition
Used - Fine/Near Fine
First Edition
Pantheon Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Business Real Estate Land Use
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Real Estate;
24 X 16½ cm

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