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Catalog Number 1999.683.1
Object Name Book
Author Witold Rybczynski
Title A Clearing in the Distance Frederick Law Olmsted/ Olmstead
Publisher Scribner
Date of Publication 1999
Place of Publication 1230 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY
Summary A detailed biography of Olmsted/ Olmstead covering his works with a few graphics and photographs.
Physical Description 478 pages, hardback
Notes Rybczynski was a resident of Chestnut Hill and a professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania.
Included are reviews by Thomas Hine of the Philadelphia Inquirer of June 13, 1999, Tom Keels in the Chestnut Hill Local of August 26, 1999 and Gary Wills in the magazine Preservation, date unknown.
ISBN 0-684-82463-9