Philadelphia PA Centennial Exposition 1876 illustrated Americana great bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Illustrated Books, Americana, Centennial Celebration, Philadelphia).
The Centennial Exposition, Described and Illustrated, Being a Concise and Graphic Description of this Grand Enterprise.
Published 1876, Philadelphia by Hubbard Bros.
770 pages. Text in English. Folding map & publisher's catalog at rear. Profusely illustrated throughout with wood engravings.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt pictorial cover decoration, embossed ruled covers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, spine uniformly sunned, small scratch, covers a bit rubbed, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is clean, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item 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. 8 3/4" H x 6" W.