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The Resource The measure of Manhattan : the tumultuous career and surprising legacy of John Randel Jr., cartographer, surveyor, inventor, Marguerite Holloway

The measure of Manhattan : the tumultuous career and surprising legacy of John Randel Jr., cartographer, surveyor, inventor, Marguerite Holloway

Label
The measure of Manhattan : the tumultuous career and surprising legacy of John Randel Jr., cartographer, surveyor, inventor
Title
The measure of Manhattan
Title remainder
the tumultuous career and surprising legacy of John Randel Jr., cartographer, surveyor, inventor
Statement of responsibility
Marguerite Holloway
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of the nineteenth-century architect of Manhattan's city grid shares insights into his personality while surveying the innovations that enabled the developing city of Manhattan to overcome natural obstacles to infrastructure
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holloway, Marguerite
Dewey number
  • 526.9092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TA533.R37
LC item number
H65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Randel, John
  • Randel, John
  • Surveyors
  • Surveying
  • City planning
  • Cartographers
  • Inventors
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The measure of Manhattan : the tumultuous career and surprising legacy of John Randel Jr., cartographer, surveyor, inventor, Marguerite Holloway
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-352) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Big Rock -- In Which Reuben Skye Rose-Redwood and J.R. Lemuel Morrison Set Out To Find the Imagined City -- In Which John Randel Jr. Affixes the City to the Island -- In Which Rose-Redwood Surveys the 1811 Grid and Morrison Surveys Today's -- In Which Randel Keeps Seeking the Most Eligible Routes -- In Which Mannahatta Lifts Off -- In Which Is Described "The Ingenuity of the New" -- Epilogue: Randel's Rock
Control code
ocn783163517
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 372 pages
Isbn
9780393071252
Lccn
2012044735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
B R158 ; XX-AB ; LAP ; C1303BT6 (BS).
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 783163517
  • (Sirsi) 783163517
  • (OCoLC)783163517
Label
The measure of Manhattan : the tumultuous career and surprising legacy of John Randel Jr., cartographer, surveyor, inventor, Marguerite Holloway
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-352) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Big Rock -- In Which Reuben Skye Rose-Redwood and J.R. Lemuel Morrison Set Out To Find the Imagined City -- In Which John Randel Jr. Affixes the City to the Island -- In Which Rose-Redwood Surveys the 1811 Grid and Morrison Surveys Today's -- In Which Randel Keeps Seeking the Most Eligible Routes -- In Which Mannahatta Lifts Off -- In Which Is Described "The Ingenuity of the New" -- Epilogue: Randel's Rock
Control code
ocn783163517
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 372 pages
Isbn
9780393071252
Lccn
2012044735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
B R158 ; XX-AB ; LAP ; C1303BT6 (BS).
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 783163517
  • (Sirsi) 783163517
  • (OCoLC)783163517

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