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Merchants' Association of New York:

AN INQUIRY INTO THE CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE WATER-SUPPLY OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. AUGUST, 1900.

Isaac H. Blanchard Co, [New York: 1900] Original green cloth [corners bumped, a bit of extremity wear, gilt spine lettering and front cover lettering dulled]. xxxix, 627pp. Many folding color maps, charts and illustrations. Two single-page printed items from the Merchants' Association laid in: [1] "The edition of this report is limited. Kindly notify us if it does not interest you so that we may send for this copy." [2] Printed transmittal letter. Occasional light wear, about Very Good. The Merchants' Association was "formed by wholesale traders in an effort to attract dry-goods firms to New York City and assist those already there. After 1900 it developed into a powerful group with influence over governmental affairs." Jackson Encyclopedia of New York 751. Its impressive report delineates minutely the sources of the City's water supply, its future needs, and the legislative and executive action necessary to meet those needs. Financial analyses, borough-by-borough reports, and alternative courses are presented in detail. FIRST EDITION.


Book Id: 15119

Price: $250.00

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