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Jacob A. Riis
How the Other Half Lives ~ JACOB A. RIIS ~ First Edition 1st Printing 1890
First Edition, First Printing New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. First edition, first printing. Publisher's light blue cloth binding stamped in dark blue on the spine and front cover, with gilt titles on spine. Very Good with sunning to spine cloth, faint bowing to boards. Front inner hinge repaired. Pages lightly toned, and with offsetting from tissue guard to title page frontis illustration of Gotham Court. A pioneering work of photojournalism documenting New York City's poor lower class living in squalid conditions at the turn of the century. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books [Portland, Oregon, US]

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