New York: Harper and Brothers, (1949).
Hardcover. Book club edition. 54pp. Light foxing on endpapers and edges, very good in a very good edgeworn and chipped dustwrapper. White's brief but beloved essay first appeared in *Holiday* magazine. The *New York Times* named this title one of the ten best books ever written about the city, and *The New Yorker* called it "the wittiest essay, and one of the most perceptive, ever done on the city."