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New York: An Illustrated History

New York: An Illustrated History
Author: Ric Burns - James Sanders - Lisa Ades
ISBN 13: 9780375710322
ISBN 10: 375710329
Edition: Expanded ed.
Publisher: Knopf
Publication Date: 2003-09-02
Format: Paperback
Pages: 640
List Price: $45.00

Chronicling New York City's turbulent growth from its establishment as a Dutch trading post in 1624 to its global preeminence today, this book brims with vibrant illustrations, including hundreds of rare photos, paintings, lithographs, prints, and period maps. The narrative combines the voices of statespersons, visionaries, and others who helped to build the city's landmarks and neighborhoods.

New York Times

A ravishing book . . . It can easily fill a winter of reading and browsing.