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THE LITTLE BOOK OF NEW YORK. Christine Barrely. Editions du Chene, Paris, 2016. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, New York. 176 pp. with 81 col. ills. 16 x 11 cm. ISBN 9782812315329 In English.
Publisher's description: Discover everything about the neighborhoods and heritage sites of the city of New York in this glorious little book. Complete with period illustrations, it tells the history of New York, its five boroughs and its famous monuments. Which woman was the model for the Statue of Liberty? Why do we call NY's stock exchange Wall Street? Why is Broadway the only avenue going through Manhattan diagonally? Which is the first Art Deco skyscraper of the city? How many workers died during the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge? Which building was known by the press as The Flatiron? What happens on Times Squares every NYE? How many books can you find in the Public Library on Fifth Avenue? How long did it take to build Central Park? Where can we go to the beach in NY? This richly illustrated little book tells the story of the greatest American city through its monuments, streets and neighborhoods.
Indexing: Unspecified
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 174695
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