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Placing Words: Symbols, Space, and the City
Mitchell, William J.,
ISBN: 0262633221
the MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2005. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. second-hand copy, no damage, no annotations. The author, a professor of architecture and Media Arts explores the ways in which the spaces and places of 21st-century cities provide context for communication serving not only to shelter and protect their inhabitants, but also to ground and sustain meaningful interaction among them, and to construct community. Page 3 Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Architecture; urban planning; ISBN: 0262633221. ISBN/EAN: 9780262633222. Inventory No: 0279720. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279720  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis,
Secker & Warburg, London, 1961. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. XII, 658pp., list of illustrations, preface by author, bibliography, acknowledgements and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography. Green coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Yellow to the top paper edge. Plain text dust wrapper, with a background and yellow and red writing on the front panel and black and red on the spine. A history of "The City" and urban cultures, from Palaeolithic to modern nuclear city. Top edge of text block tinted yellow, the dust jacket is price clipped, there is a 1 inch tear at the top right of the spine section of the jacket, and another at the top of the front fold over. The book itself shows no damage, being clean, free of annotation, and without foxing or offset tanning. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; urban planning; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 0270320. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: $52.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0270320  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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