Henry Hope Reed (text) Edmund V. Gillon, Jr. (photography) BEAUX-ARTS ARCHITECTURE IN NEW YORK. A Photographic Guide
Ne3w York Dover Publications 1988 0486256987 / 9780486256986 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
ix + 86pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates (photography by Edmund V. Gillon, Jr.), plus line-drawings of supporting columns. Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped on heel. Monochrome, photographically-illustrated card wrapper bumped on foredge corners, else very good. Textblock bumped as wrapper, else one leaf (21/22) damaged in production with some text loss. This book is a photographic survey of 108 greatest structural landmarks in New York City. Designed and built from about 1880 to 1930, the architectural masterpieces are known as 'Beaux-Arts' architecture. With a description of each building, contents include: Prelims., Introduction, The Battery to Canal Street, Canal Street to 14 Street, 15 Street to 42 Street, 43 Street to 59 Street, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Outside Manhattan, Glossary. Book weight approx. 350g.