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Upper West Side: New York: Parker, Robert Miles

Upper West Side: New York

Parker, Robert Miles

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ISBN 10: 0810917475 / ISBN 13: 9780810917477
Published by Harry N Abrams, 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Artist and preservationist Robert Miles Parker's pen-and-ink work of aspects of Manhattan’s architectural profile. Lively and reverently joyful, representation of urban landscapes displayed a whimsical delight in storefronts, apartment buildings, houses and Broadway theaters. In excellent condition with light rubbing along some of the edges only, first edition, inscribed by the author with a hand drawing dedication. Size: 9" - 9¾". Bookseller Inventory # 272857

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Title: Upper West Side: New York

Publisher: Harry N Abrams

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Robert Miles Parker

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

Book Type: book

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Variety, color, spirit, and humor - these are the qualities of life on Manhattan's busy Upper West Side. This neighborhood has it all, form the world's most luxurious apartment buildings to modest row houses and tenements; from sleepy local businesses to bustling cafes that draw patrons from all over the city and beyond. There are families here that have lived on the Upper West Side for generations; their neighbors today include movie stars, politicians, and writers.

In this engaging volume, using a fanciful and unusually personal approach, artist Robert Miles Parker gives us a view not just of the architecture of the neighborhood, but of the life there. In more than 200 black-and-white drawings, accompanied by lively captions, the artist has captured the diversity of this rich and interesting area. Includes 200 Illustrations

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