Park Hill: An Idyl on the Hudson


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New York: American Real Estate Company, 1903, Promotional brochure for the Yonkers community Park Hill, with a desirable prospect overlooking the Hudson, and, in 1903, far enough away from New York to be considered a suburb. This edition almost entirely devoted to 100 photographs of completed houses, houses under construction, grounds, parks, and other community amenities, with two pages of text, and a large folding map of the metropolitan area showing the company's developments.Published in at least four editions between 1897 and 1912, this edition being the first to use photographs. 30 cm; 72 pp.; illustrated from photographs and from tipped-in folding colored map. A very good copy in embossed cord-bound wrappers. (Item ID: 012939)

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