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Saarinen, Eliel, The City: Its Growth, Its Decay, Its Future, New York, Reinhold Publishing Corp., 1943, first edition, 4to (9.25" x 6.25"), HB, beige cloth bds w/ red decorative titles & black spine titles, VG / none. Damp stain to read lower corner of spine, a bit darkened, bookplate to front pastedown.

380 pp., 50 illustrations & diagrams, some as fold-outs printed on tissue paper. Problems and issues in city planning from the middle ages to present (design, atmosphere, disease & sanitation, social conditions, taste, economic & legislative concerns, traffic, etc.) with proposed solutions and plans, with particularity to New York City. Contents: Introduction, The Mediaeval Case, Decline of the City, Civic Rehabilitation, Problems of Today, Concentration, Organic Decentralization, Revaluation, Relegislation, Urban Population, Town Design. Nice copy.    [Book ID # 1210]


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