Title: The Gate: The True Story of the Design and ...
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York
Publication Date: 1986
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: Second edition
Near Fine in Very Good Glossy Pictorial Dust Jacket. Inscribed by author at front endpaper: "To Florence, with best wishes always from Jim's friend, John Van Der Zee, 12/11/87". The enthralling story of the construction of this American landmark, and the political and financial dealings it took to accomplish this amazing feat of engineering. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. Illustrated endpapers. Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Tan paper over boards with brown cloth backstrip. Dust Jacket is price clipped, shows mild rubbing, a bit of sunning to the rear. Interior is clean, crisp, & bright, other than author's inscription unmarked. Binding is tight. An excellent copy. 380 pp. Approx. 7.5" x 9.5". Carefully shipped in secure parcel. Ask all questions; glad to respond. Bookseller Inventory # 500394
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