Official Miniature View Book of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition: n/a Official Miniature View Book of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition: n/a Official Miniature View Book of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition: n/a

Official Miniature View Book of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition

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Published by Robert A. Reid, San Francisco, 1915
Condition: vg Soft cover
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Oblong 12mo. Unpaginated. [68]pp. Original photo-illustrated wrappers and title page. When the Panama-Pacific International Exposition was held, host city San Francisco emerged from the ashes of the 1906 earthquake and fire as a center of beauty and progress. On the Presidio's waterfront and in what is now the Marina District, courtyards, formal gardens, and eleven Beaux-Arts palaces made up a miniature city resplendent in tones of golden-orange, copper green, cerulean, and "Pompeiian red." Each one of the Exposition's palaces hosted a thrilling array of exhibits and events that showed off the young century's achievements and possibilities. Over it all, the forty-three-story Tower of Jewels cast the reflected light of one hundred thousand pieces of colored glass. This lavishly photo-illustrated volume (63 striking b/w photographic reproductions) takes readers on an in-depth tour of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, revealing the displays of culture and industry that awaited within the exposition walls: electrical home appliances, a world tour of twenty-one international pavilions, luminous radium crystals, and, of course, a model of the world-changing Panama Canal.Wrappers and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 40368

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Title: Official Miniature View Book of the ...

Publisher: Robert A. Reid, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1915

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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