New York: Columbia University Press, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 531 pages VG/VG; spine orange with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut, mild chipping to head and tail of spine, corners, small hole in middle of spine, spine sun-faded; name on ffep; scarce in dust jacket; top edge of text block red; shelved New York Regional.
Shelved Dupont Bookstore
From the Preface: "This is a study of the extent to which the successful outcome of the War for Independence influenced the development of the City of New York in the closing years of the eighteenth century. The evacuation of the war-ridden town by the British troops in 1783 marked the advent of an era of unprecedented change, the results of which by the turn of the century were apparent in the government, the politics, and the economic and social life of the city"