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New York in Postcards 1880-1980: The Andreas Adam Collection Hardcover – October 29, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-3858817136 ISBN-10: 3858817139

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 560 pages
  • Publisher: Scheidegger and Spiess (October 29, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3858817139
  • ISBN-13: 978-3858817136
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 1.6 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,162,383 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“These postcards bring us back to a New York that possessed glamour and drama and warmth, in even measure: a city in which there was always light, and always possibility; a city that, when you came to visit, you could not wait until you were back home to tell everyone all about it, and so you always, always, sent a postcard.”—Paul Goldberger, architecture critic for the New Yorker, from his essay

(Paul Goldberger)

New York in Postcards, 1880–1980 provides a dual prism for viewing the city. . . . The book serves as both an architectural history and a history of ways of seeing the city.”

(Sam Roberts New York Times)

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Thomas Kramer is managing director and chief editor of Scheidegger & Spiess.

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By Priscilla Grummer on February 15, 2014
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This was a birthday gift for my son- in- law, who is very difficult to buy for. Since he worked in NYC for many years I thought it would be a good gift and it was
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