Big City Primer: Reading New York at the End of the Twentieth Century

YAU, John / BARRETTE, Bill

Published by Timken Publishers, New York, 1991
Soft cover
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Square 4to. Photographically illustrated by Bill Barrette. Original pictorial wrappers, fine and as-new. With poems by John Yau and photographs by Bill Barrette, this shows a "New York as it is" view of the city, unvarnished "immense and ultimately unknowable." Distributed by Rizzoli, it was praised by John Ashbery: "This 'record of gregarious surfaces' is the ultimate dream-Baedeker of New York -- essential reading and viewing for locals, tourists, and out-of-body travelers.". Bookseller Inventory # 400111

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Title: Big City Primer: Reading New York at the End...

Publisher: Timken Publishers, New York

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: First.

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