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Auction 133, Lot 734

"Views and Viewmakers of Urban America", Reps, John W.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1984 (published)

Publication: University of Missouri Press


10 x 13 inches
25.4 x 33 cm
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This huge reference book is subtitled - "Lithographs of Towns and Cities in the United States and Canada, Notes on the Artists and Publishers, and a Union Catalog of their Work, 1825 - 1925." This is the definitive work on the subject of separately published city views of the United States and Canada with over 4,400 referenced including size, date, title, artist, lithographer and publisher. A remarkable body of work. 570 pages with copious numbers of plates both black and white and color. First edition, 1st printing, Univ. of Missouri Press. Hardbound in red cloth with gilt title on spine. Pictorial dust jacket.


Condition: A+

Dust jacket and covers fine, contents tight and clean. The end papers near the middle of the book show the slightest amount of soil from use, still fine.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/1/2010