World's Fair, The, Being a Pictorial History of the Columbian Exposition : Containing a Complete History of the World Renowned Exposition At Chicago; ... .

By: Cameron, William E.

Price: $32.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


816 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Large thick hardcover, black embossed leather binding, gilt lettering, 816 pages, floral endpapers, gorgeous presentation page with full-color and gilt decor, four frontispiece portrait photos of Thomas W. Palmer, George R. Davis, Mrs. Potter Palmer (Bertha Honore Palmer) and Frances E. Willard, main text in 2 columns, hundreds of b/w and monochrome photos and engravings with captions, many full-page. ; Complete subtitle: 'Being a Pictorial History of the Columbian Exposition, Containing a Complete History of the World-Renowned Exposition at Chicago, Captivating Descriptions of the Magnificent Buildings and Marvelous Exhibits, Such as Works of Art, Textile Fabrics, Machinery, Natural Products, the Latest Inventions, Discoveries, etc, with a Description of Chicago, its Wonderful Buildings, Parks, etc, by Ex-Governor William E. Cameron, with an Introduction by Hon. Thomas W. Palmer, Including a Chapter on the Woman's Department by Frances E. Willard, Embellished with Hundreds of Beautiful Engravings.' ; We have graded this item Poor. Main defect is a missing backstrip. Front several pages foxed and spotted, otherwise interior is clean. No marks or scribbles anywhere. Everything readable. Textblock intact. Binding nearly shot but still holding together. Sold as is.

Title: World's Fair, The, Being a Pictorial History of the Columbian Exposition : Containing a Complete History of the World Renowned Exposition At Chicago; ... .

Author Name: Cameron, William E.

Categories: History,

Publisher: M. J. Monahan: 1893

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Poor with no dust jacket

Item: 8.50 lbs

Seller ID: 20991

Keywords: Columbian Exposition ; World's Fair Chicago 1893 ; Pictorial Works ; Leather Bindings ; American History ; Americana ;,