Lot 1 of 302:
Bernice Abbott Changing New York  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$660
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Changing New York

Author:
Abbott, Bernice

Place:
New York

Publisher:
E.P. Dutton and Co.

Date:
1939

Description:

Frontispiece and 96 additional photographic plates, each with accompanying page of text. Text by Elizabeth McCasuland. (4to) original blue cloth lettered and decorated in black, pictorial dust jacket. First Edition.

Abbott's important photo-essay on New York. Documentation of changes in the architecture and social nature of the city, its beauty and decay. A project of the Works Progress Administration and deposited in the Museum of the City of New York.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Soiling and some staining to jacket, with large piece missing from front panel, smaller piece from back panel, other smaller chips and tears; some soiling and rippling to cloth, rubbing to extremities; interior sound; good or better volume in about good jacket.


 
Item number:
308712
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