London: Studio Vista, 1977. Many Illus., some in color. 4to, green cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. London: Studio Vista, (1977).
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New York: Hunt & Eaton, 1892. Chromolithographs, one folding. Over 500 b/w Illus. Folding street map of Chicago. 832pp. 4to, original decorated blue cloth, folding chromolithograph with a few small tears near edge, with no loss of text, cloth lightly soiled on back cover, corners lightly worn on edges and bumped. New York: Hunt & Eaton, 1892. First Edition Four books in one volume that embrace a review of our country's progress, a complete history of America, a new life...
New York: Arno Press, 1974. 300 plates. Oblong 4to, tan cloth, portion of d.w. stuck to front flyleaf and last blank page, otherwise very good. New York: Arno Press, 1974. Facsimile of the St. Louis, 1894 edition.
New York: Brentano, 1892. 12 photogravure plates. 4pp. of text. Oblong folio, 1/2 blue cloth, boards soiled, edges of boards worn, front flyleaf with several tears, light foxing to plates. New York: Brentano's, (1892). First Edition.
Washington: 1904. 2 pages on "Department of Commerce and Labor" letterhead, 10.5 x 8 inches, Washington, April 13, 1904. Written as Secretary of Commerce and Labor to powerful member of the House of Representatives H. L. Maynard, concerning plans for proposed exhibits at the upcoming Jamestown Exposition, in small part: "...Of my sympathy with the general purposes of the proposed Jamestown Exposition and of my desire to contribute to its success you have already been assured. An assemblage of vessels...
Buenos Aires: Argentina National Committee, 1939. 105 black & white plates. Small square 4to, pictorial wrappers, a bit worn at spine ends. Buenos Aires: Argentina National Committee New York Worl's Fair and Golden Gated Exposition, 1939. Near fine.
New York: Frank Leslie's Weekly, 1891. View. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 13" x 19.75". Beautiful double page view of the Machinery Hall at the World's Fair, a projection of the designs by Daniel Burnham and Frederick Law Olmsted that were realized in 1893. Published in Harper's Weekly, May 30, 1891. A few tears to edges, light creasing to lower corners.
Atglen: Schiffer Publishing, 1999. Profusely Illus. in color. 4to, pr. wrs. Atglen: Schiffer Publishing, (1999). Very good Includes price values.
New York: Harper's Weekly, 1891. View. Uncolored wood engraving. Image measures 13.75" x 20". Beautiful double page view of the Machinery Hall at the World's Fair, a projection of the designs by Daniel Burnham and Frederick Law Olmsted that were realized in 1893. Published in Harper's Weekly, May 30, 1891. A few tears to edges, light creasing to lower corners.
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1893. By Josiah Allen's Wife. Illus. 694pp. 8vo, pictorial blue cloth, spine ends and edges of corners worn, inner hinges strengthened, cloth lightly soiled. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1893. A novel set at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997. 75 Illus. 4to, blue cloth, d.w. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, (1997). Very good.
Washington D.C. 1900. 2 pages, 10.25 x 8 inches, Washington D.C. on "Navy Department" letterhead, May 15, 1900. Signed by Long and initialed by the secretary of McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. Long lays out the ground work for the 1904 St. Louis Exposition World's Fair. Horizontal folds; pin holes in the top margin. Very good condition. Exceptionally detailed letter written to representative James A. Tawney, Chairman, Committee on the Centennial of the Louisiana Purchase.
Boston: Map Corporation of America, 1964. Map. Lithograph. Unfolded pamphlet 33 1/2" x 22". Extremely detailed maps of Manhattan contained in a pamphlet entitled: "Visitor's Approved souvenir Maps of New York City." Subtitle reads: Including World's Fair Area, Manhattan, Mid-town, Subways, Financial Area. On the large map of Midtown, streets are clearly labeled as well as important buildings and institutions such as the Empire State Building, the UN, Port Authority, and Central Park. There is an index listing countless buildings...
Philadelphia: National Publishing, 1975. Illus. 4to, tan cloth, d.w. torn, d.w. sunned on spine portion. Philadelphia: National Publishing, (1975).
New York: New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation, 1961. Poster. 43 x 28 inches. This classic travel poster by Robert "Bob" Peak is copyrighted to 1961, 1962 and was issued by the New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation. Presented by Unisphere and United States Steel, it features a beautiful illustration depicting the spherical stainless steel Unisphere representing the globe in the background and a family of four in the foreground with a young girl holding balloons while the father is...
London: Daldy, Isbister, 1877. viii, 316pp. 8vo, original blue cloth, cloth lightly soiled, corners bumped. pages partially unopened. London: Daldy, Isbister, 1877. First Edition Author was a correspondent in the United States and Canada for the British newspaper, the Daily News. This work is his observations of major North American Cities, including New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D. C., Boston, and Toronto. He writes the most chapters on Philadelphia, including on the Centennial Exhibition of 1876.
Washington: 1908. 2 pages, 10 x 8 inches, Washington, February 4, 1908. In this letter, Root sends a recommendation from President Theodore Roosevelt to approve funds so the United States can participate in the 1912 Worlds Fair in Tokyo, in part: "I think it quite important that a liberal sum be allowed for this purpose and that ample time be given for our preparations. The scale of our participation would naturally depend much upon that of other nations and therefore...
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2004. Many photo Illus. 128pp. 8vo, pr. wrs. (Charleston): Arcadia Publishing, (2004). Fine.
Chicago: W. B. Conkey, 1894. 217 photo Illus. Oblong 16mo, pr. wrs., wrappers detached and chipped, some margins and wrappers dampstained, spine worn. Chicago: W. B. Conkey, 1894. Views of buildings, scenes, and people of the exposition. The plates are complete and bright.