1965. Item #A6346
Reps, John W. The Making of Urban America: A History of City Planning in the United States. Princeton University Press 1965. 547p, over 300 ills. (plans, maps, views). Good hardcover (would be very good to fine except front pastedown endpaper is wrinkled due to binding error), in fair d.j. (chipped, 2 mended closed tears). ** From the earliest English and Spanish settlements up to 1900 and the influence of the Chicago World's Fair. Covers frontier cities, "boulevard baroque," land speculation, railroad towns, religious communities, and many more town types. An essential work, beautifully printed by Meriden Gravure. Heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering.