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8 folded leaves in portfolio : all color illustrations ; 33 cm. First American edition. Oversize. Translation of Hier Fällt ein Haus, dort steht ein Kran und ewig droht der Baggerzahn oder Die Veränderung der Stadt. "Here, in eight, full-color, fold-out pictures ... Müller has created an accurate portrait of urban decay and change that is equally true of the city scene in the United States."--inside front cover. SUMMARY The sequence of eight illustrations, which are based on documents in Swiss and German municipal archives, shows how one section of a city changes at three-year intervals between 1953 and 1976. The companion volume to Müller's The Changing Countryside. Cover title. "A Margaret K. McFlderry book."
Imprint / Year
New York : Atheneum Publishers, ©1977.
cities, towns, urban blight, deterioration, illustration (process), children's books, oversize, portfolios (groups of works)
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RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record
Müller, Jörg; Collections, Special; and Library, Fleet, "The Changing City" (1977). Illustration. 10.