The Iconography Of Manhattan Island 1498 1909

Author: Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9781334734502
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About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

Art And The Empire City

Author: Catherine Hoover Voorsanger
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 0870999575
Size: 46.62 MB
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Presented in conjunction with the September 2000 exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum, this volume presents the complex story of the proliferation of the arts in New York and the evolution of an increasingly discerning audience for those ...

Antique Maps

Author: Carl Moreland
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714829548
Size: 78.58 MB
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A beautiful edition in itself, this timeless volume evokes the elegance of maps from the past and the charm of all the distant places they suggest, to show them not only as historical artefacts but also as works of art.

Opera In History

Author: Herbert Lindenberger
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804731041
Size: 40.53 MB
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At a time when opera's popularity is fast increasing, this book examines some crucial issues that run through its entire history: its uneasy statue as a form of high art and popular culture, the ways operas are embedded in history yet help ...

The Bat

Author: Mary Roberts Rinehart
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775451070
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One of her most widely recognized creations was the costumed arch-villain and criminal mastermind known as The Bat. This tale served as an introduction to the character, and was later transformed into a play bearing the same title.