Item #140945960 How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York. Jacob Riis.
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York

How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890.

First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's decorated paper-covered boards over blue spine cloth lettered in gilt. Very Good with toning, soiling and rubbing through to edges. Shallow tidemark to base of rear board. Offsetting to title page and frontis illustration from tissue guard, pages toned with marginal marks in pencil throughout. A pioneering work of photojournalism documenting New York City's poor lower class living in squalid conditions at the turn of the century. Item #140945960

Price: $2,750.00

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