Centennial Exhibition 1876 Expo Universelle 1878 book 25 chromos 800 picsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Illustrated Historical Register of the Centennial Exhibition (Philadelphia 1876) and the Exposition Universelle (Paris, 1878), by Frank H. Norton.
Published c. 1880, New York by the American News Company.
395 pages, with 25 colored art plates (chromolithographed) and over 800 intext and full page engravings.
Period 3/4 leather binding,numismatic gilt pictorial cover, marbled end papers. Monumental work, profusely illustrated throughout detailing major exposition of the late 19th century.
Book measures: 19 1/2" H X 14 1/4" W.