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Tenant News. Vol. 1 No. 5

Tenant News. Vol. 1 No. 5

by [NEWARK RENT STRIKE OF 1970] Various Contributors

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Newark, NJ: Newark Tenants Association, N.d. [c. 1973]. Single tabloid issue. 8pp, printed on newsprint; illus. Paper toned at margins; a few chips at corners, still complete and Very Good. Main text in English, with Spanish translation provided for one article and one poem. Short-lived and apparently unrecorded publication from the Newark Rent Strike of 1970-74, also… Read more about this item
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La Ciudad Anarquista Americana. Obra de construccion revolucionaria. Con el plano de la Ciudad libertaria
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La Ciudad Anarquista Americana. Obra de construccion revolucionaria. Con el plano de la Ciudad libertaria

by [ANARCHISM] [UTOPIAN FICTION] QUIROULE, Pierre [pseud Joaquín Alejo Falconnet]

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1914
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Buenos Aires: La Protesta, 1914. First Edition. First printing. 12mo (19cm). Printed card wrappers; 283,(1)pp; one folding plan inserted at p.72. A sound, Very Good copy in the original wrappers; old adhesive stain (possibly from bindery) to verso of rear wrapper; the plan with small punctures at folds; text fresh and unopened. Text in Spanish. A rare and… Read more about this item
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Economics, Esthetics, and Ethics in Modern Urbanization

Economics, Esthetics, and Ethics in Modern Urbanization

by GOTTMANN, Jean

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1962
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[New York]: Twentieth Century Fund, 1962. First Edition. Small octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's pale green staplebound wrappers; [2],37pp. Slightly ex-UCSD Library with presentation bookplate inside upper cover, small contemporary ownership address label to upper cover, a hint of wrinkling and wear from handling, else Very Good and sound.
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Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time (2 Vols.)

Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time (2 Vols.)

by WATSON, John F.; T. F. Mumford (illus.)

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1850
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Location not stated: Privately published, 1850. Later edition. Two thick octavos (23cm); brown pictorial cloth, stamped in blind and gilt; xvi+vii, 609+591pp, 22+11 plates. Backstrip torn on Vol. 2, partially detached; both volumes have material loss at spine crown and heel; boards show moderate rubbing, chipping and wear, especially to extremities. Textblocks foxed, with offsetting to text; ex libris… Read more about this item
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Yakima - The Beginning: People and Places from the Early Days

Yakima - The Beginning: People and Places from the Early Days

by JANOVITCH, Adriana, Phil Ferolito, David Lester, et al.

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2010
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Yakima, WA: The Yakima Herald-Republic, 2010. First Edition. Slim quarto (27cm); b/w pictorial paper wrappers; 82pp. Wrappers show minor handling wear and toning, with rubbing and creasing about the spine. Interiors clean and tight; a Very Good+ copy. Published as a supplement of The Yakima Herald-Republic, this magazine (released April 25, 2010) commemorated the 125th anniversary of the… Read more about this item
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The Places we Live

The Places we Live

by BENDIKSEN, Jonas

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2008
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New York: Aperture Foundation, 2008. First Edition. Oblong octavo (15.5 x 20.5cm); color pictorial paper-covered boards; [108pp], w/ photo plates and fold-outs. Light scratches and surface wear to boards; price sticker on rear; interiors clean and sound. Near Fine. Photographer Jonas Bendiksen spent two years documenting individual lives, families, and homes in the slums of Nairobi (Kibera), Mumbai… Read more about this item
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The New American Ghetto

The New American Ghetto

by VERGARA, Camilo José

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1995
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New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1995. First Edition. Quarto (29cm); black cloth boards stamped in blind and foil, in pictorial dustwrapper; xvii, 235pp. Dustwrapper shows moderate shelving wear, some scuffs and scratches, rolling extremities; heel and crown of spine bumped with small tears. Textblock slightly soiled on fore edge, else clean and sound. Near Fine in Very Good+… Read more about this item
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Homes for the People. With Comments by: Dr. D.R. Denman / Martin Grafton, O.B.E., T.D. / Geoffrey McLean, B.Sc. / Sir Ian Mactaggart / Norman Wates

Homes for the People. With Comments by: Dr. D.R. Denman / Martin Grafton, O.B.E., T.D. / Geoffrey McLean, B.Sc. / Sir Ian Mactaggart / Norman Wates

by MACRAE, Norman

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(1967)
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London: The Economic Research Council, (1967). First Edition. Staple-bound pamphlet. Octavo (22cm); printed card wrappers; 20pp. Mild external wear; wrappers slightly soiled; internally clean, tight and unmarked. A sound, VG copy. Critique of British housing policy, calling for an increase in private homebuilding and a de-emphasis on rent controls and council housing.
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The Spread of Towns. With a foreword by the Rt. Hon. Harold Macmillan, M.P.

The Spread of Towns. With a foreword by the Rt. Hon. Harold Macmillan, M.P.

by BLOCK, Geoffrey D.M.

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1954
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London: Conservative Political Centre, 1954. First Edition. Staple-bound pamphlet. Octavo (22cm). Pictorial stiff card wrappers; 55pp. Light rubbing to covers, else clean, tight and unmarked; Very Good. Post-War study of British city planning from a Conservative viewpoint, emphasizing slum clearance, containing sprawl, and preserving agricultural properties.
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Old New York: Yesterday & Today

Old New York: Yesterday & Today

by BROWN, Henry Collins

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Published
1922
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New York: Privately Published, 1922. First Edition. Quarto (31cm); dark blue publisher's cloth, stamped in gilt; [74pp]. Spine well sunned; material fraying/loss at crown and heel, leading corners; mild surface wear and soiling to boards; interiors foxed intermittently, with some yellowing to margins; first signature slightly pulled; short tear on fore edge of title and foreword pages. Overall Very… Read more about this item
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Budapest Világváros [Text in Hungarian]

Budapest Világváros [Text in Hungarian]

by JALSOVSZKY, Katalin and Em ke Tomsics; Péter Hanák, forew

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1996
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Budapest: Helikon, 1996. First Edition. First printing. Quarto (29cm); burgundy paper-covered boards, no dustwrapper; 172pp. Some surface wear, mild scratches, dings to boards; interior clean and tight; Near Fine. A chronicle, in text and b/w photo-illustrations, of Austria-Hungary's newly formed capital city Budapest at the turn of the 20th century, and its development into a world city ("világváros")… Read more about this item
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Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Yaken in the Year 1790; Records of the State Enumerations: 1782-1785; Virginia

Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Yaken in the Year 1790; Records of the State Enumerations: 1782-1785; Virginia

by [United States Census Office]

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1952
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Baltimore: Southern Book Company, 1952. Second Edition. Quarto (28.5cm.); dark red publisher's cloth boards, with gilt lettering on spine, no dust jacket; 189pp. Text block lightly worn on edges; mild yellowing at gutters but otherwise clean and sound; Near Fine. Front pastedown has ownership stamp. Boards have light surface wear and soiling; front board margins are slightly sunned; pushing… Read more about this item
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[YEARBOOK] Hummelstown Bicentennial; 1762-1962 [Pennsylvania]

[YEARBOOK] Hummelstown Bicentennial; 1762-1962 [Pennsylvania]

by Hummelstown Bicentennial Civic Council

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[Hummelstown, PA]: American Yearbook Company, [1962]. First Edition. Quarto (31cm.); coated paper boards in red, silver, and blue; [166pp]. A yearbook commemorating the 200th anniversary of Hummelstown, PA's founding; contains town history and photographs, plus information on municipal organizations, churches, schools, and businesses (with contemporary ads). Endpapers are slightly yellowed at extremities but depict a b/w aerial photograph of… Read more about this item
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Legacy: The Preservation of Wilderness in New York City Parks

Legacy: The Preservation of Wilderness in New York City Parks

by MEYEROWITZ, Joel; photographs; Phillip Lopate, essay; Michael Bloomberg, foreward

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2009
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New York: Aperture Foundation, 2009. First Edition. Oblong quarto (27.5cm x 31.5cm). Pictorial paper boards (hardcover) with titling on spine; pictorial dustjacket; 300pp; illus. Near Fine copy; slight soiling to bottom textblock corner, else appears new. Near Fine dustwrapper; very slight shelf wear to bottom corner tip, else clean and sound. Photographer Joel Meyerowitz captures the hidden pockets of… Read more about this item
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Open Space for the San Francisco Bay Area: Organizing to Guide Metropolitan Growth

Open Space for the San Francisco Bay Area: Organizing to Guide Metropolitan Growth

by KENT, T.J., Jr.

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First Edition
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1970
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Berkeley: Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, 1970. First Edition. Slim octavo (23cm.); publisher's white and green card wrappers; viii,85pp.; two leaves of photographic illus. printed on rectos and versos, color maps in text. Light shelf wear, faint ownership signature to upper cover, else Very Good to Near Fine.
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Solving the Crisis in Transport and Urban Living: Highlights of

Solving the Crisis in Transport and Urban Living: Highlights of "The Metropolitan Transportation Problem

by OWEN, Wilfred

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1966
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Washington DC: Brookings Institution, 1966. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's blue-grey staplebound wrappers; 9pp. Near Fine. Brookings Research Institute Report no. 52.
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No Room to Live; Being Papers on the Housing Question in Town and Country [cover subtitle: Overcrowding in Town and Country]

No Room to Live; Being Papers on the Housing Question in Town and Country [cover subtitle: Overcrowding in Town and Country]

by DAILY NEWS

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Revised Edition
Published
1900
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London: Daily News, 1900. Revised Edition. 12mo (18.5cm.); publisher's drab printed wrappers; vii,[8]-175pp. Wrappers rather fragile with a few shallow chips and closed tears along extremities, textblock significantly toned and brittle due to poor paper stock. Still, a Near Very Good copy overall. Collected articles first published in the Daily News, here "Revised with Copious Additions and with special… Read more about this item
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Women in the Mortgage Market: Statistical Methods and Tables for Use in Appraising the Stability of Women's Income

Women in the Mortgage Market: Statistical Methods and Tables for Use in Appraising the Stability of Women's Income

by KETRON, INC

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1976
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Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976. First Edition. Quarto (26cm.); publisher's cream pictorial card wrappers printed in brown; viii,110pp.; tables throughout. Near Fine. Prepared for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research.
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The Russian City Between Tradition and Modernity, 1850-1900

The Russian City Between Tradition and Modernity, 1850-1900

by BROWER, Daniel R.

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[1990]
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Berkeley: University of California Press, [1990]. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); publisher's cloth in teal pictorial dust jacket; xiv,253pp.; illus. Just About Fine.
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Urban Renewal Politics: Slum Clearance in Newark

Urban Renewal Politics: Slum Clearance in Newark

by KAPLAN, Harold

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1963
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1963. First Edition. Octavo (23.25cm.); original cloth in white photo-illustrated price-clipped dust jacket, green topstain; x,[6],219pp.; illus. Fine. Metropolitan Politics Series no. 1.
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