First edition of The Power Broker: Robert Moses and The Fall of New York by Robert A. Caro.
Thick octavo, [viii], 1246pp, [xxxiv index]. Black cloth, title in gilt. Red top stain. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Illustrated endpapers. Clean text throughout. Light rubbing to top edge at the spine. In the publisher’s first state dust jacket, price clipped, 9/74 code on rear flap, toning to spine, wear to top edge at the spine, a very good example.
This early work by Robert A. Caro won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1975 and is often cited as one of the best biographies of the 20th century.