Views and Viewmakers of Urban America (Hardcover)

Lithographs of Towns and Cities in the United States and Canada, Notes on the Artists and Publishers, and a Union Catalog of Their Work, 1825-1925

By John W. Reps

University of Missouri, 9780826204165, 588pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1984

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About the Author

John W. Reps is Professor of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University.  He is the author of numerous works including The Forgotten Frontier: Urban Planning in the American West before 1890 (University of Missouri Press, 1982);  Cities of the American West:  A History of Frontier Urban Planning (Princeton University Press, 1979). for which he received the Albert J. Beveridge Prize of the American Historical Association; and Town Planning in Frontier America (Princeton University Press, 1965; paper edition, University of Missouri Press, 1979).



Praise For Views and Viewmakers of Urban America: Lithographs of Towns and Cities in the United States and Canada, Notes on the Artists and Publishers, and a Union Catalog of Their Work, 1825-1925

"These 4,480 views provide a remarkable record of American townscape for a century, and that record is made more accessible, more valuable and infinitely more enjoyable with the publication of John Reps's magnificent Views and Viewmakers of Urban America"--New York Times Book Review