12mo. Approx. 6 3/4" X 4 1/2". 48pp., pp blank note pages. Includes 2 folding maps. Dark red cloth hardcover with black imprinted title on front cover and blind stamped title on rear board. Ex-library label from Clark library McKeesport, Pa 1896 on right front end sheet. Light edge wear to cloth binding. Top page edges darkened. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Visitors' Guide to the Centennial Exhibition...
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott & Co
Publication Date: 1876
Book Condition: Good +
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description J. B. Lippincott & Co, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1876. Softcover. ORIGINAL. Orange stapled wraps, reinforced with red cloth. 48 pp. Several in-text bw illustrations, 2 fold-out maps, 1 BW, 1 color. "The only guide book sold on the Exhibition grounds." Large fold-out maps of the city of Philadelphia, and lof the fairgrounds. An informative guide for the traveler in 1876 listing information about both the fair and its grounds as well as the city, customs, street cars, house system numbering, values of foreign coins, public buildings, banks, churches, short trips by water, and seaside customs of the time, among many other topics. Quaint by today's standards, but a trove of historical information. Good, cover faded variously, pages slightly darkened. Map of the city has small tear at one corner, Seller Inventory # 130111