Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

New York: Photographs Celebrating the Celebrity of Cities [Hardcover]

Our Price $ 34.96  
Retail Value $ 49.95  
You Save $ 14.99  (30%)  
Item Number 266716  
Buy New $34.96
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for New York: Photographs Celebrating the Celebrity of Cities by Gerald Hoberman, Marc Hoberman, Ray Furse, Lars E. Onsoyen, Cassandra Campbell, Marta Rondon & David Mungello...

In this brilliant portrayal of New York, renowned photographers Gerald and Marc Hoberman have captured the quintessence of this great city. With a flair for photographing the incisive, the spectacular, and the unusual, from the vantage point of a helicopter to macro-detail, the Hobermans present a fresh and insightful vision of one of the world's most exciting cities. The book is produced to the highest standard, and the reproduction and printing are arguably without parallel. Their inspired images are coupled with fascinating and well-researched text by Ray Furse. "New York" is destined to become a classic. With something to marvel at with every turn of the page, this book epitomizes the metropolis Henry James once called "remarkable, unspeakable New York."

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   176
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 9.5" Height: 12.25"
Weight:   3.1 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Dec 1, 2001
Publisher   Gerald & Marc Hoberman Collection
ISBN  1919734414  
ISBN13  9781919734415  

Availability  0 units.

More About Gerald Hoberman, Marc Hoberman, Ray Furse, Lars E. Onsoyen, Cassandra Campbell, Marta Rondon & David Mungello

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Hoberman, photographer, writer and publisher, has specialized in numismatic and wildlife photography for the past 20 years.

Gerald Hoberman currently resides in Constantia.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > General
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > Photo Essays
3Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > Travel > United States > General
4Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > Travel > United States > Mid Atlantic
5Books > Subjects > Travel > General > Guidebooks
6Books > Subjects > Travel > United States > Regions > Northeast > Mid Atlantic
7Books > Subjects > Travel > United States > States > New York > General
8Books > Subjects > Travel > United States > States > New York > New York City

Reviews - What do customers think about New York: Photographs Celebrating the Celebrity of Cities?

A beautiful, elegantly produced tribute  Dec 14, 2001
This lovely tribute to the city of New York, dedicated to the innocents who were so cruelly murdered in the September 11 attacks on the US, is a moving, heartfelt ode to the greatest of American cities. The photography and production values of this book are incredible beyond the ability of mere words to describe. The text is moving without being cloying or sappy, and adds to the photography without overpowering it. This book also includes several photographs of the Twin Towers that were not included in the Hobermans' hardcover edition, "New York", a massive 160+ page book that is well worth purchasing. I highly recommend "New York: A Tribute to the City and its People" for those who want to remember the Big Apple the way it was. And will be again...
Beautiful photos but is it a tribute to the people?  Dec 4, 2001
There are about 32 pictures total each of which seem like they were photos pasted onto the pages. That's one of the reasons I bought the book. The photos and the way they were printed are beautiful.

On the other hand, the accompanying text ranges from awful to average. Some of it has barely a connection to the photo and many have little to do with people. Some gems include cheezy puns such as this text which accompanies a picture of the bronze bull statue near Wall Street: "in the aftermath of the attacks ... in Septmber 11, it was hard to be bullish." And this text which accompanies a picture of lower Manhattan from the tip to the Brooklyn Bridge: "Here we are looking chiefly at Manhattan". And they are mistaken to say Manhattan is 23 sq miles in size; it is 33 sq miles. There is also an excessive use of commas.

I understand only a limited number of pictures can be included in the book but since Hoberman is an accomplished aerial photographer, I have to ask where are aerial pictures of buildings in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens? Where is the Holland Tunnel? These are places I associate with ordinary New Yorkers (and their commuting neighbors).

Write your own review about New York: Photographs Celebrating the Celebrity of Cities

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding New York: Photographs Celebrating the Celebrity of Cities

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy