Abc Nyc: A Book About Seeing New York City

by Joanne Dugan

Harry N. Abrams | May 1, 2005 | Hardcover

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A is for Atlas
B is for Bagel
C is for Chrysler Building
An ABC book that pays tribute to a child''s view of New York City
An ABC book unlike any other, "ABC NYC" reinvents the genre using an alphabet unique to New York City. From subway signs to building graffiti, NYC''s letters are represented everywhere you walk: M is for Manhole cover, T is for Taxi. A child''s guidebook to life in New York, "ABC NYC" beautifully captures the visual vocabulary of the city kid with bold black-and-white photographs and vibrant letters found in some of the most surprising places. Perfect for the youngest set learning the alphabet or collectors of New York memorabilia, "ABC NYC" is as striking and energetic as the city it reveals.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 56 pages, 8.32 × 8.25 × 0.62 in

Published: May 1, 2005

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0810958546

ISBN - 13: 9780810958548

Appropriate for ages: 3

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Abc Nyc: A Book About Seeing New York City

by Joanne Dugan

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 56 pages, 8.32 × 8.25 × 0.62 in

Published: May 1, 2005

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0810958546

ISBN - 13: 9780810958548

About the Book

This collection by noted photographer Joanne Dugan features images of the the city's famous landmarks, including the Chrysler building and Grand Central Station, along with such New York City staples as bagels and hot dogs. Full color.

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A is for Atlas
B is for Bagel
C is for Chrysler Building
An ABC book that pays tribute to a child''s view of New York City
An ABC book unlike any other, "ABC NYC" reinvents the genre using an alphabet unique to New York City. From subway signs to building graffiti, NYC''s letters are represented everywhere you walk: M is for Manhole cover, T is for Taxi. A child''s guidebook to life in New York, "ABC NYC" beautifully captures the visual vocabulary of the city kid with bold black-and-white photographs and vibrant letters found in some of the most surprising places. Perfect for the youngest set learning the alphabet or collectors of New York memorabilia, "ABC NYC" is as striking and energetic as the city it reveals.

About the Author

Joanne Dugan is a New York based photographer whose work has been shown in museums and galleries throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan. She hand prints her limited edition fine art photographs in her darkroom in New York City’s Union Square district. She is also the photographer behind the best-selling book Taxi Driver Wisdom and two fine art monographs. Pamela Hovland is a designer and educator whose work has been recognized by numerous national and international design organizations. Even though she learned her ABCs while growing up on a farm in Minnesota, she has lived and worked in New York City and Connecticut ever since.

Appropriate for ages: 3

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