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"The Book of the Fair" Columbian Exposition 1893


"The Book of the Fair" Columbian Exposition 1893 in two volumes. No serious Columbian Expo collector should be without a copy of this set. Only the most affluent fairgoer could afford these magnificent oversized volumes covered in hand tooled leather with gold leaf lettering. The Book of the Fair - An Historical and Descriptive presentation of the World's Science, Art, and Industry, as Viewed through the Columbian Exposition at Chicago in 1893. Designed to set forth the Display made by the Congress of Nations, of Human Achievement in Material Form, so as the more Effectually to Illustrate the Progress of Mankind in all the Departments of Civilized Life. By Hubert Howe Bancroft. Chicago and San Francisco, The Bancroft Company Publishers, 1893. 1000 pages. Each volume measures 12" wide x 16" high. The covers on both volumes are detached, there is rubbing on the spines and covers, interiors are clean and tight. (Stock number 003WF93-0326H SOLD

"The Book of the Fair" Columbian Exposition 1893. The Book of the Fair - An Historical and Descriptive presentation of the World's Science, Art, and Industry, as Viewed through the Columbian Exposition at Chicago in 1893. Designed to set forth the Display made by the Congress of Nations, of Human Achievement in Material Form, so as the more Effectually to Illustrate the Progress of Mankind in all the Departments of Civilized Life. By Hubert Howe Bancroft. Chicago and San Francisco, The Bancroft Company Publishers, 1893. This popular publication was produced in a more affordable format than the set above. We are offering volumes 1, 2, 4, and 5 of this set. The complete set has 1000 pages. Pages 401 to 599 are missing. Each volume is leather covered with gold lettering and measures 11.5" wide x 16" high. As the picture illustrates there is extensive spine damage, there is rubbing on the covers, interiors are clean and tight. (Stock number 003WF93-1021a) SOLD

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