Glimpses of the World's Fair: A Selection of Gems of the White City seen through a Camera – Main Exhibition Buildings, Grounds, all Foreign Buildings, all State and Territorial Buildings, Statuary, Lagoons and the Midway Plaisance

Glimpses of the World's Fair: A Selection of Gems of the White City seen through a Camera – Main Exhibition Buildings, Grounds, all Foreign Buildings, all State and Territorial Buildings, Statuary, Lagoons and the Midway Plaisance

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SKU# 17861

$ 22.00

Pp. 192; 190 full page black-and-white photographs.  Publisher’s original brown cloth, title is lettered in gilt on the front cover with gilt floral designs surrounding the title, oblong 12mo (5.25 x 7 inches).  The World's Fair in Chicago, or officially Universal Exhibition of Colombia, was held in 1893 to commemorate the 400th anniversary, the previous year, of the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the Americas.  The Fair marked the ascension of Chicago to the rank of a national and international city, 60 years after the foundation of the city, and only 22 years after the great fire of 1871 (World Digital Library).

Publisher Chicago
Publisher Place Laird and Lee
Date Published 1893
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Slight discoloration to the bottom edge of the inner front join; a bright and clean copy in very good condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition