Dream City, the : A Portfolio of Photographic Views of the World's Columbian Exposition

By: Thompson, N. D.

Price: $64.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


278 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Large oblong hardcover (13.5 x 11 inches), reddish-brown cloth, gilt lettering, silver decor, green floral endpapers, 278 unnumbered glossy pages, over 300 b/w photos, most full page, with detailed captions. Sculpture, artworks (some nudes), ethnic characters, and of course the spectacular buildings of the 1893 World's Fair. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Portfolio of Photographic Views of the World's Columbian Exposition, Comprising its Marvelous Architectural, Sculptural, Artistic, Mechanical, Agricultural, Industrial, Archaeological, Ethnological, Historical and Scenic Attractions, also Presenting and Describing the Magnificent Vistas, Water-ways, Natural Scenery and Landscape Effects, all Conveying Authentic, Realistic Impressions as Received by the Actual Visitor.' ; Cloth is quite worn at extremities, with spots and discoloration here and there. No interior marks apart from some discoloration to lower margin of front leaves and small areas of margins of last four leaves. Decor on front (female statue and domed building) is dull but visible. Gilt is a bit rubbed but still quite bright. Front endpaper and title page chipped around edges, not affecting any text. Two leaves have closed tears. Binding has some play but is holding together well. Sold as is.

Title: Dream City, the : A Portfolio of Photographic Views of the World's Columbian Exposition

Author Name: Thompson, N. D.

Categories: History,

Publisher: N. D. Thompson Publishing Company: 1893

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Item: 4.80 lbs

Seller ID: 20325

Keywords: Columbian Exposition ; World's Fair Chicago 1893 ; Pictorial Works ;,