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"The Metropolis strives to reach a mythical point where the world is completely fabricated by man, so that it absolutely coincides with his desires": First Edition of Rem Koolhaas' Delirious New York; Signed by Him

Delirious New York. A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan.

New York: Oxford University, 1978. First edition. Folio, original boards. Signed by the author. Laid in is a lecture pamplet given by Koolhaas. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Uncommon in this condition.

"Manhattan, Koolhaas writes, "is the 20th century's Rosetta stone . . . occupied by architectural mutations (Central Park, the Skyscraper), utopian fragments (Rockefeller Center, the U.N. Building), and irrational phenomena (Radio City Music Hall)." One of the great architectural classics of the second half of the 20th century.

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Price: $3,500.00

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Delirious New York. A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan.