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1870 NEW YORK City Great Metropolis History Susan B Anthony Greeley America

Junius Browne’s ‘The Great Metropolis’ is a late 19th-century study on the history of New York City. Browne discusses a variety of aspects of the great American city, focusing on care of the poor, finance on Wall Street, parks and churches, types of people and religious views, biographical sketches of famous New Yorkers including Henry Ward Beecher, Horace Greeley, Susan B Anthony, and Cornelius Vanderbilt.

Brown also includes more controversial topics including a chapter dedicated to the wicked Madame Restell, a renowned secret abortionist.

Item number: #5041

Price: $350

BROWNE, Junius Henri

The Great Metropolis; a mirror of New York.

Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1870.


Collation: Complete with all pages


26 illustrations

Language: English

Binding: Cloth hardcover; tight and secure

Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)

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1870 NEW YORK City Great Metropolis History Susan B

Estimate $350 - $800Feb 3, 2019