Chicago World's Fair Columbia Exposition 1893 tourist souvenir booklet c70 viewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Americana, Chicago's World's Fair, World's Columbian Exposition, Illustrated Books, Souvenir Books, Tourism).
A Trip Through the Columbian Exposition with a Camera.
Published 1893, Chicago by Globe Lithographing and Printing Company.
c. 140 pages, all printed on one side only (so approx. 70 images). Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout w/ b&w photos.
Publisher's decorative color illustrated paper wrappers, oblong format.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers gently age worn, slight rubbing, remains overall clean and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, signs of handling, couple short edge splits or nicks, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The fragile pamphlet displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this very appealing 19th century World's Fair souvenir survives.
Covers measures c. 5" H x 6 3/4"W.