The Iconography of Manhattan Island 1498 1909

Author: Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 1527827631
Release Date: 2017-10-27
Genre: Reference

Excerpt from The Iconography of Manhattan Island, 1498-1909: Compiled From Original Sources and Illustrated by Photo-Intaglio Reproductions of Important Maps, Plans, Views and Documents in Public and Private Collections For transcript and discussion regarding origin, authorship, etc., see Chronology and Vol. I, Plate 10. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Iconography of Manhattan Island 1498 1909

Author: Isaac Newton Phelps
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 0282906037
Release Date: 2017-10-21
Genre: Reference

Excerpt from The Iconography of Manhattan Island, 1498-1909: Compiled From Original Sources and Illustrated by Photo-Intaglio Reproductions of Important Maps, Plans, Views, and Documents in Public and Private Collections While the Chronology, in form and substance, is primarily a compila tion, nevertheless, it contains a considerable admixture of new material; and even the old facts and statements will often be found to have acquired a new significance by being placed in their true chronological sequence, and viewed in relation one to another. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Author: Jean Zimmerman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780151014477
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Documents the Gilded Age love story of an heiress who fought for women's rights and an architect, tracing their upbringings, their pursuits, and their advocacy efforts on behalf of the poor and disenfranchised.

The Iconography of Manhattan Island 1498 1909 Compiled from Original Sources and Illustrated by Photo Intaglio Reproductions of Important Maps Plan

Author: I. N. Phelps Stokes
Publisher: Sagwan Press
ISBN: 1376974606
Release Date: 2018-02-07
Genre: History

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ISBN: UOM:39015054048460
Release Date: 2004
Genre: American literature

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ISBN: 9780553392593
Release Date: 2014-03-25
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In 1778, George Washington unleashed an unlikely ring of spies in New York to discover British battle plans.

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Author: Carl Moreland
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 0714829544
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Genre: Design

Antique Maps is now firmly established as a definitive reference work. With extensive information on the general historical background, details of all the major map-makers and practical advice on collecting old maps, it provides an excellent introduction for the beginner as well as a mass of precise and clearly organized information for the expert and the serious collector. A beautiful edition in itself, this timeless volume evokes the elegance of maps from the past and the charm of all the distant places they suggest, to show them not only as historical artefacts but also as works of art.

Author: Sherman E. Lee
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 0810969084
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Art objects, Chinese

Published to accompany an exhibition in New York City from February 1998, arising from collaboration between the Guggenheim Museum and China's Ministry of Culture, this is an exploration of the themes of innovation and transformation during the great eras of Chinese art, from the Neolithic period to the mid-19th century.

The Island At The Center Of The World

Author: Russell Shorto
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9781400078677
Release Date: 2005
Genre: History

A history of the Dutch role in the establishment of Manhattan discusses the rivalry between England and the Dutch Republic, focusing on the power struggle between Holland governor Peter Stuyvesant and politician Adriaen van der Donck that shaped New York's culture and social freedoms. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

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Author: Henry Moscow
Publisher: Fordham Univ Press
ISBN: 0823212750
Release Date: 1990-01
Genre: History

The Street Book contains brief biographical sketches for more than one hundred of Manhattan's well- and lesser-known streets. With photographs, period drawings, and reproductions of old newspapers, The Street Book is a visual treat as well. The detailed topographical maps of Manhattan provide an easy reference for locating streets, and even make it possible to use The Street Book as a walking guide.

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ISBN: PSU:000067084968
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Photography

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Author: John Szarkowski
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
ISBN: 0870705741
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Photography

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