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The White City (As It Was) [World's Fair, Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893]

JACKSON, WH, and WOOD, Stanley]

Published by The White City Art Company, Chicago and Denver, 1894
Condition: Good No Binding
From C R Moore (Telford Shropshire, SAL, United Kingdom)

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Landscape folio, 14 by 17 1/2 inches. Photographs by W H Jackson, text by Stanley Wood. 8 pp of preliminary text (possibly lacking one page, but neither text pages nor plates are numbered), plus 80 plates (complete). Printed on art paper on rectos only. Published in 20 parts, each part having 4 plates plus an occasional text page. With 2 of the original thin card folders for parts seven and eight in which the work was distributed. Unbound as issued in publisher's cloth portfolio, lacks spine, front cover detached. Plates are complete with tissue guards and are in excellent condition ***The best pictorial record of an event that had a profound effect on art, architecture and industry not only in Chicago but all over America. Some of the plates, e.g. the ferris wheel, are spectacular. Please note this item is very heavy and extra postage will be required. Bookseller Inventory # 000490

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Title: The White City (As It Was) [World's Fair, ...

Publisher: The White City Art Company, Chicago and Denver

Publication Date: 1894

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition:Good

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