Chicago World's Fair 1893 Souvenir Album Crowd Scenes 115 gravure views bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Chicago World's Fair, Illustrated Books, Souvenir Albums).
Official Views of the World's Columbian Exposition, Issued by the Department of Photography.
Published 1893, Chicago by C.D. Arnold.
115 full page rotogravure plates printed on one side only, plus index. Text in English.
Publisher's oblong cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed blind ruled covers.
Wonderful assortment of beautifully printed views, many showing people, crowd scenes and nationalities.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed with tiny hole along front joint, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 1/4" H x 10 1/4" W.