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New York Elevated

Robert C. Reed

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ISBN 10: 0498021386 / ISBN 13: 9780498021381
Published by Gazelle Book Services Ltd, 1979
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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A. S. Barnes and Company [Published date: 1978]. Hard cover, 176 pp. No other printings listed. Very good in good dust jacket. Black textured paper over boards with silver lettering on spine. Light rubbing and bumping along edges. Binding tight. Pages clean and unmarked. Dust jacket has a 2" closed tear at the bottom edge of the front cover which has been taped from the back side and a few other smaller nicks and tears and light creasing along the edges. Light overall rubbing, scuffing and soiling to jacket as well. NOT price clipped. Now in an archival quality Brodart cover. NOT Ex-library. NO remainder marks. Nice b&w photos and illustrations throughout. Bookseller Inventory # 20110724002

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Title: New York Elevated

Publisher: Gazelle Book Services Ltd

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

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About This Book: A detailed and readable history of New York's elevated trains from their earliest steam-powered, independently-owned days begining in 1867. The book covers the political turmoil surrounding the lines' construction and maintenance, elevated train technology, engineering challenges, and the financial wheeling-dealing behind it all. Most significantly, the ways in which these trains altered the landscape of the city and the lives of everyday New Yorkers is related.

Book Details: 176 pp; over 100 b&w illustrations. Released jointly by A.S. Barnes and Thomas Yoseloff (UK) in 1978; cloth over hardback boards with dustcover.

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