How the Other Half Lives 1903 Jacob A. Riis NY city Tenements Poverty ReformBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York, by Jacob A. Riis.
Published 1903, New York by Charles Scribner's Sons.
304 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. Nice early 20th century example of this classic work on poverty and tenement living in NY city.
Publisher's 1/4 cloth binding, gilt title lettering, pictorial paper covered boards.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this item survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 5 1/4" W.