New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. First edition. Original Cloth w/DJ. Quarto, pp. xvi, 652, indexed, with 642 illustrations, 412 in full color, bibliography, catalog of an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the fall and winter of 2000/2001. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Item #4201
This exhibition catalog describes how arts began to flourish in New York City after the construction of the Erie Canal, and how the city developed into a great retail and manufacturing center. Well researched and beautifully photographed.