"The sparkling turn-of-the-century pictures of bridge-and-tunnel-loving photographer Eugene de Salignac appear in New York Rises." -- Elissa Schappell --Vanity Fair
"A truly fascinating account of the exuberant growth that led to New York's reputation as a metropolitan capital." -- Tracy Hallett --B&W Magazine
"In the end, Salignac's city is quiet and serene, the clangor seemingly banished for the moment--a dream that only photography may conjure." -- Francis Morrone --The Wall Street Journal
"Some of the images may be familiar, but thanks to this collection New Yorkers can finally appreciate the photographer's extraordinary body of work and his unique vision of the city." --The New York Times
"His images have an odd beauty and, at times, a subversive wit." -- Michelle Preston --The New Yorker
Very unique and interesting photos, especially for anyone who is interested in the history of New YorkPublished 9 months ago by Douglas B.
An elegant record of the rise of a great city; all captured at a time when photography was not a simple point-and-clickPublished 19 months ago by Lois Beer
I purchased this for my great aunt who has lived in New York for 93.5 years. She has lost mobility but not memory. Read morePublished on May 30, 2013 by K. Gill
I saw an article about this man's work in a magazine a few years ago and was impressed by the photos. It happened that when I went to visit my daughter who lives in N.Y., The N.Y. Read morePublished on November 20, 2010 by g.
A work of great interest from three viewpoints: you-are-there history of Nrew York 1905-1935, architecture and engineering of bridges and buildings and striking photographs by an... Read morePublished on February 8, 2008 by J. William Davis
This is a wonderful book showcasing the beautiful work of an unknown city photographer. It documents an early New York City that few would have been able to see.Published on October 10, 2007 by W. McCarthy