Vintage Brooklyn Bridge book. History of building of the bridge. Picture Histrory of the Brooklyn Bridge, copyright 1983. Rare Brooklyn photographs 1800s.
A Picture History of the Brooklyn Bridge
with 167 Photographs and Prints
Mary J. Shapiro
(First Publication in US)
167 Black and white photographs/prints
8 1/4" x 11" (20.9 cm x 27.9 cm) Paperback
Publication Date 1983-03-01
LC Classification Number TG25.N53
Dewey Decimal 624/.55/097471
Dewey Edition 19
Published the year of the centennial of the Brooklyn Bridge, which officially opened to the public in may of 1883. It documents the design, construction and opening of the bridge with amazing rare photographs, sketches and print material.
Good vintage with some wear. The inner pages are in excellent condition. The front and back paperback covers are yellowed and show some wear, marred corners, and a small hole is the center of the back cover, as well as some surface scratching. The inner pages have very little yellowing, perhaps just a touch on some edges. The condition has been taken into consideration when pricing this interesting and rare book.
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