Shepps' Columbian World Fair 1893 Chicago monumental rare photo book wonderful!Brian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(World's Fairs, Chicago, Columbian Expo).
Shepp's World Fair Photographed, by James W. Shepp & Daniel B. Shepp.
Published 1893, Chicago by Globe Bible Publishing. Oblong format.
pp. 529, map, approx. 250 pages of photos from outside and inside the buildings all around the Fair.
Pictorial gilt cover and spine, floral endpapers.
Wonderful comprehensive pictorial record sold by subscription. Virtually every single building is captured, often with crowds or people, many fine interior views showing much detail.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Light rubbing to covers, small speckling but overall clean. Internally very clean.
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Book Measures c. 9" H x 11" W. A very heavy book