Год издания: 2007
Количество страниц: 128
В продаже с 18.01.2012
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Celebrate the lost histories, unusual people and places, and hidden treasures of New York City's glorious past with this delightful and engaging collection of original illustrations and stories by artist/writer James Stevenson. Featuring the series of Stevenson's "Lost and Found New York: Oddballs, Heroes, Heartbreakers, Scoundrels, Thugs, Mayors, and Mysteries" pieces, originally published in the New York Times, along with never-before-published original artwork by the artist, this handsome volume represents the unique vision of an artist and raconteur of extraordinary talent. "Until you draw a picture of something," says Stevenson, "You are apt to be dead wrong about what it looks like." Stevenson's charming illustrations and stories will transport you to Brooklyn's Floyd Bennett Field, New York City's first municipal airport, where Howard Hughes took off on July 10, 1938. You will meet Sadie the Goat - a member of the ladies' auxiliary of the 1870s Hell's Kitchen gang...