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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by  Robert A Caro - First Edition - 1974 - from The Chatham Bookseller, LLC (SKU: 028947)

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by  Robert A Caro - First Edition - 1974 - from The Chatham Bookseller, LLC (SKU: 028947)
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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

by Caro, Robert A

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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ISBN 10
0394480767
ISBN 13
9780394480763
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About This Item

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. 1,246 pp. plus index. map endpapers. Stated First Edition. Black cloth, gold embossed "Robert A. Caro" on front panel. gilt lettering on the spine. Map endpapers. Photos. Boards are square and binding is secure. Lower spine is creased, toning to the extremities. Light coffee stain on the fore-edge.. Unclipped pictorial jacket has $17.95 price on the front flap. Jacket is toned with closed tears and chips. In mylar sleeve. Monumental biography of Robert Moses, who, though never elected to public office, wielded tremendous power over New York State and New York City. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-/good-. Thick Octavo.

Synopsis

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York is a Pulitzer Prize-winning 1974 biography of Robert Moses, "New York City's Master Builder", by Robert Caro. In the years since its publication, and especially since Moses's death in 1981, it has been central to discussion of Moses and the history of 20th-century New York.

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Bookseller
The Chatham Bookseller, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
028947
Title
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Author
Caro, Robert A
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good-
Jacket condition
good-
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0394480767
ISBN 13
9780394480763
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1974
Keywords
New York Politics Triborough Bridge World's Fair Bookfair20
Size
Thick Octavo

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About The Chatham Bookseller, LLC

The Chatham Bookseller (member ABAA, ABNJ) began in 1968, and, in 1970, opened a store at its present location in Madison, NJ. The store contains over 10,000 books in over 80 different subjects, and favors good used books and good literature (both hardcover and paperback) over popular books and bestsellers. Our Internet business began in 2001. Our Internet stock is kept on the premises but cannot be viewed as a whole. However, we can show and sell individual titles upon request. Those wishing to examine Internet books should call ahead. Store hours are 9-5:00 (Tues.-Sat.) and 12-5 (Sun.). The business is run by Jesse D. Mann.

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