Hardcover in dark red cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece photographic portrait of John Wanamaker and illustrated throughout with full page plates and small line drawings in the text. Large folding plate "Bird's-eye View of the City of Philadelphia Showing Completed Development of the Harbor. The Wanamaker Store, Largest in the World, Stands in the Very Heart of the City". (foldout has some tearing aseparation at one fold. Also laid in are three oversized , full color post cards, two indential ones of the exterior and one of the interior Grand Court. A fine , bright example , 318 pp. with index. Issued for thier Golden Anniversary jubilee, the story of the Wanamaker department store, the most famous in Philadelphia, from it's beginnings in 1861 through 1911. With sections on history, economics, merchandise, publicity, education, the Philadelphia store, and the New York store. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Golden Book of the Wanamaker Stories: ...
Publisher: John Wanamaker
Publication Date: 1911
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First edition.
Book Description John Wanamaker. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Very good condition - book only shows a small amount of wear. Seller Inventory # GB01HJ024K2I4N00
Book Description John Wanamaker. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. B01HJ024K2 Worn board edges. Jacket chipped. Foxing. - heavy wear to older book. Seller Inventory # ZB01HJ024K2Z4