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The Coming City by  Richard T Ely - First Edition - 1902 - from Bookworks and

The Coming City

by Ely, Richard T

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, 1902. Lecture on urban reform and city growth, offering remedies based in part on the European experience; the author posits that government is a profession, not a business, requiring training in many specialized fields and some experience of government. Ely was one of three Town of Madison supervisors and Professor of Political Economy and Director of the School of Economics and Political Science in the University of Wisconsin. First edition. Hardcover, full burgundy cloth, gilt titling. Light wear, bookplate of Wisconsin & Illinois utility executive B.F. Lyons inside front cover; hint of fading to spine. Text clean; 110 pages + 1 page publisher's ad.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 5" by 7½".
  • Bookseller: Bookworks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: n0662
  • Title: The Coming City
  • Author: Ely, Richard T
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1902
  • Keywords: Urban Studies, Sociology, Economics, Political Science
  • Size: 5" by 7½"


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