eBook The Building of Manhattan download
by Donald A Mackay
Author: Donald A Mackay
Publisher: Harper & Row; 1st edition (1987)
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Donald Mackay is perhaps one of this era's most talented illustrators. His illustrations about the building of Manhattan catch all the details including the anxiety to see construction workers walking in beams high atop the sky. I truly recommend this book.
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Donald Mackay, MacKay, or McKay may refer to: Donald Mackay, 5th of Strathnaver (died 1370), chief of the ancient Clan Mackay. Donald Mackay, 11th of Strathnaver (died 1550), chief of the ancient Clan Mackay. Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay (1591–1649), Scottish peer and soldier. Donald Mackay (fur trader) (1753–1833), Canadian trader with the North West Company. Donald Mackay (Royal Navy officer) (1780–1850), British admiral. Donald McKay (1810–1880), Canadian-American shipbuilder.
Donald Alexander Mackay (August 13, 1914 – December 17, 2005) was an American artist and illustrator. Mackay crowned a long career in 1987 with the book The Building of Manhattan (Harper & Row). His illustrations appeared in Time, Life magazine, The New Times, Newsweek, National Geographic, and other publications. He is best known for drawing the evolution of Manhattan. It was a meticulous evocation, in text and drawings and in great detail, of how Manhattan was built from the ground up. Born in Halifax, Canada, Mackay attended the Massachusetts College of Art.
The Building of Manhattan. Hundreds of illustrations reveal intricate details of construction techniques
The Building of Manhattan. Meticulously accurate line drawings and fascinating text trace Manhattan's growth from a tiny Dutch outpost to the commercial, financial, and cultural heart of the world. This book explains construction above and below ground, including the excavation of subway lines and the building of bridges and skyscrapers. Hundreds of illustrations reveal intricate details of construction techniques. Author and illustrator Donald A. Mackay traces Manhattan's history from its first wood, stone, and brick houses to its famous modern structures, including the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, and the World Trade Center.
Author: Donald A Mackay ISBN 10: 0060157887. Title: The Building of Manhattan Item Condition: used item in a very good condition. Books will be free of page markings. Will be clean, not soiled or stained. The Building of Manhattan : How Manhattan Was Built Overground and Underground, from the Dutch Settlers to the Skyscrapers by Donald A. Mackay (1987, Hardcover). 1 оценка товараОб этом товаре.
The Building of Manhattan - Donald A. Mackay. One building contract is described in I. N. Phelps Stokes’ The Iconography of Manhattan Island: Isaac de Foreest registers at the office of the provincial secretary a contract made between him and two English carpenters. for building for him a dwelling house 30 feet long and 18 feet wide with 2 transom windows and 2 round windows, 4 girders with brackets and 2.
The Building Of Manhattan book. After the overall history is finished, Mackay then goes into detail showing how the famous skyscrapers have been built. It is this section that had me shaking my head in wonder. on and on it goes through each part of the building.
Author and illustrator Donald A. Along with historical background, he presents clear explanations and illustrations of the skilled labor and methods behind the island's tunnels, bridges, and train lines.
This book explains construction above and below ground, including the excavation of subway lines and the building of bridges and skyscrapers
This book explains construction above and below ground, including the excavation of subway lines and the building of bridges and skyscrapers.