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(Reference, City Planning, History): Envisioning the City. Six Studies in Urban Cartography

by Buisseret, David (editor)

Condition: As New/As New

Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1998. Small 4to, new, with like DJ. xiii, 181 pp (including index; each chapter has its own independent notes). These essays are "revised versions of the lectures delivered in the tenth series of Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography, held at the Newberry Library, Chicago, in November 1991." Subjects cover pertain to city maps of China, the Renaissance, 16th-17th century Spain, military architecture and the early modern city, early modern Europe, Plan of Chicago (Burnham and Bennett). As would be expected, this is a lucid, scholarly and well-written volume.. Cloth. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
  • Bookseller: The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3529
  • Title: (Reference, City Planning, History): Envisioning the City. Six Studies in Urban Cartography
  • Author: Buisseret, David (editor)
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: As New
  • Jacket condition: As New
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ. of Chicago Press
  • Place: Chicago
  • Date published: 1998
  • Bookseller catalogs: K. Reference Books;


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