New York: Aperture Foundation, 2009. First Edition. Oblong quarto (27.5cm x 31.5cm). Pictorial paper boards (hardcover) with titling on spine; pictorial dustjacket; 300pp; illus. Near Fine copy; slight soiling to bottom textblock corner, else appears new. Near Fine dustwrapper; very slight shelf wear to bottom corner tip, else clean and sound. Photographer Joel Meyerowitz captures the hidden pockets of wilderness within the urban environment of New York City. This photographic archive of parks, forests, and shore lines is accompanied by a foreward by NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, an afterword by Commissioner Adrian Benepe, and an essay by Phillip Lopate. Hundreds of color photographic reproductions.