Empire State: A Pictorial Record of Its Construction


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New York: William Edmund Rudge, 1931, First Edition First edition, out of series copy of an unspecified numbered edition. Folio; 68 pp.; color frontispiece and illustrations from drawings by Vernon Howe Bailey. Bottom of spine bumped; else a good copy in original boards with gilt spine and embossed image of the building to front board. Col. Starrett supplies a brief discussion of the rapid construction of the building; Bailey's drawings document the process, starting with the demolition of the old Waldorf-Astoria through the new building's completion in May of 1931. Fine Hard Cover (Item ID: 012596)

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