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Panama-Pacific International Exposition - San Francisco 1915 Blue and White Curved Rim Souvenir Plate. This very desirable plate was manufactured in Staffordshire England by The Rowland & Marsellus Co. It was imported & designed by The United Souvenir & Novelty Co., 1150 Market Street, San Francisco California. The central image is that of the Horticulture Building. It is surrounded by images of Festival Hall C P.P.I.E. 1914, Tower of Jewels, Machinery Hall, California State Building, Mission Dolores, San Francisco and Cliff House, San Francisco. There is a .75" chip at 11 o'clock on the rim. Click to see chip. It measures 10" in diameter. In spite of its flaw this remains an appealing piece that is very hard to find. (Stock number 003wf15-0326a) $200.00

The Story of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition Vol. I by Frank Morton Todd. Being the Official History of the International Celebration Held at San Francisco in 1915 to Commemorate the Discovery of the Pacific Ocean and the Construction of the Panama Canal. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1921. Cover discolored along edge, spine partially split. 8" x 10.75". (Stock number 003wf15-0715d) $125.00

The Story of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition Vol. II by Frank Morton Todd. Being the Official History of the International Celebration Held at San Francisco in 1915 to Commemorate the Discovery of the Pacific Ocean and the Construction of the Panama Canal. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1921. Cover discolored along edge, spine partially split. 8" x 10.75". (Stock number 003wf15-0715h) $125.00

The Story of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition Vol. IV by Frank Morton Todd. Being the Official History of the International Celebration Held at San Francisco in 1915 to Commemorate the Discovery of the Pacific Ocean and the Construction of the Panama Canal. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1921. Cover and spine stained. 8" x 10.75". (Stock number 003wf15-0715e) $125.00

The Story of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition Vol. V by Frank Morton Todd. Being the Official History of the International Celebration Held at San Francisco in 1915 to Commemorate the Discovery of the Pacific Ocean and the Construction of the Panama Canal. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1921. Edge and spine lightly rubbed. 8" x 10.75". (Stock number 003wf15-0715f) $125.00

The Blue Book - A Comprehensive Official Souvenir View Book Illustrating The Panama-Pacific International Exposition at San Francisco 1915. San Francisco: Robert A. Reid Publisher, 1915. Not paginated. Cover stained, spine separating. 12" x 9". (Stock number 003wf15-0715g) $100.00

Six Beautiful Colored Views of Panama-Pacific Exposition.- San Francisco 1915 - Series No. 2 in original envelope. Published by Pacific Novelty Co. of San Francisco. Made in San Francisco. Click to see envelope The plates measure 8.25" x 6.25" They are not bound and thus suitable for framing. Five are in excellent condition, one has some foxing. (Stock number 003wf0130a) $60.00

The Jewel City - San Francisco 1915. Souvenir Views of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Opened by President Wilson February 20th closes December 4th 1915. Published by Pacific Novelty Co. of San Francisco 36 page booklet with full color centerfold of an aeroplane view of the exposition, 2 other color plates, the remainder are black & white. Wonderful cover. Cover detached and rough. Interior has some foxing but the plates are generally clean. 12.25" x 9.75". (Stock number 003wf0219c) $80.00

Beautiful Views of the Jewel City (Series 2) San Francisco 1915. Miniature Souvenir View Book - Panama-Pacific International Exposition. 32 pages of exposition views in full color. Published by Pacific Novelty Co. of San Francisco. Cover soiled, otherwise clean condition. Slit on back cover possibly for a tab closure. 6" x 4.5". (Stock number 003wf0908a) $60.00

Views of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco 1915. 20 pages of photographs. Copyright 1915, C. T. Co., Chicago, Artgravure. Click to see interior view Cover has some water damage, interior is clean. 10.25" x 8.25". (Stock number 003wf0430a) $45.00

Views of the Panama Pacific International Exposition. San Francisco. 1915. Published by Cardinell-Vincent Co., 579 Market Street, San Francisco, Cal. 48 pages. Views in black and white plus pictures of the executive officers of the exposition. Approx. 12.5" x 9.5" (Stock number 003wf0515a) $60.00

Official Publication The Panama-Pacific Exposition at San Francisco 1915. A festival of all the nations commemorating a world's event: the completion of the Panama Canal! 48 pages Views in black and white plus pictures of the executive officers of the exposition. Published by Robert A. Reid, Official Exposition View Book Publisher. Booklet in very good-fine condition. Small amount of edge roughness. 11.25" x 7.75". (Stock number 003wf1223a) $60.00

Snap Shots of Scenes at the Panama-Pacific Exposition 1915. 115 Late Views in black and white. Published by Amos Publishing Co., San Francisco, Cal. Booklet in fine condition. 6" x 4.5". (Stock number 003wf0512aa) $50.00

Official Souvenir View Book of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition at San Francisco 1915. Forty pages of beautiful large engravings. Robert A. Reid Publisher. 40 page booklet. Cover rough, interior is clean. 12" x 9.25". (Stock number 003wf0219d) $60.00

Official Miniature View Book of the Panama Pacific International Exposition. Seventy New Views. Robert A. Reid Publisher. 1915. 5 7/8" x 4 1/8". Very light cover staining. (Stock number 003wfe0316a) $50.00

The Jewel City by Ben Macomber. With Colored Frontispiece and over 75 other illustrations. San Francisco and Tacoma: John H. Williams Publisher. 1915. 204 pages. Clean copy with dust jacket. Spine is tight. (Stock number 003wf0624ba) $90.00

The Legacy of the Exposition - San Francisco 1915. Interpretation of the Intellectual and Moral Heritage left to Mankind by the World Celebration at San Francisco in 1915. San Francisco: Panama-Pacific International Exposition Co., 1916, 188 pages. Very good condition. 7" x 9.5". (Stock number 003wf15-0715i) $75.00

Palaces and Courts of the Exposition. Juliet James. A Handbook of the Architecture, Sculpture and Mural Paintings with Special Reference to Symbolism. San Francisco: California Book Co. 1915. 151 pages. Fine condition. (Stock number 003wf0624bg) $75.00

Sculpture of The Exposition Palaces and Courts - Descriptive Notes on the Art of the Statuary at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition San Francisco by Juliet James. San Francisco: H. S. Crocker Co., 1915, 96 pages. Tipped in plates. Some foxing, edge discoloration, partially split spine. 5.75" x 8". (Stock number 003wf15-0715a) $75.00

The Galleries of The Exposition - A Critical Review of the Paintings, Statuary, and The Graphic Arts in the Palace of Fine Arts at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition by Eugen Neuhaus. San Francisco: Paul Elder & Co., 1915, 99 pages. Tipped in plates. Some foxing, spine rubbed. 6" x 9". (Stock number 003wf15-0715b) $75.00

Sterling silver souvenir spoon from the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. One of the most original designs for a souvenir spoon that we have encountered. The California bear sits atop two "P's" each enclosing a portion of the globe. The letters "I" and "E" and 1915 are on the bowl. Together the letters form PPIE. 5.25" (Stock number 003wf15-0715sp1) $50.00

Sterling silver souvenir spoon from the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. An unusual spoon with a cut-out of The Jeweled Tower 426 Ft. Panama Exposition 1915. 5.5" (Stock number 003wf15-0715sp2) $50.00

Art-Lover's Guide to the Exposition - Explanations of the Architecture, Sculpture & Mural Paintings with a Guide for Study in the Arts Gallery by Sheldon Cheney. Berkeley, CA: The Sign of the Berkeley Oak, 1915, 100 pages. Cover lightly soiled. 5" x 6.75". (Stock number 003wf15-0715j) $55.00

Uncle Jeremiah at the Panama-Pacific Exposition by C. M. Stevens. Strange, Startling and Amazing Adventures of the Famous Farmer Philosopher and His Friends Amid the Gorgeous Scenes at the Golden Gate. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1915, 319 pages. Cover soiled, spine faded. 5.25" x 7.75". (Stock number 003wf15-0715c) $45.00

Central California Exposition Map. For The Stranger within Our Gates. Tourist Association of Central California. 5 section fold out. Some creasing. (Stock number 003wf0624bc) $30.00

Condensed Facts Concerning the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. San Francisco 1915. Celebrating the Opening of the Panama Canal. 8 pages. 3 3/4" x 9". Fine condition. (Stock number 003wf0624x) $25.00

The Panama Canal at San Francisco. 1915. The Panama Canal Exhibition Company. Panama-Pacific Exposition 1915. 12 pages. 3 3/8" x 6". Cover faded at top. (Stock number 003wf0624w) $30.00

Report of Board of Panama-Pacific Managers for Massachusetts. 234 page official document with photos and plans. (Stock number 003wf0624bf) $60.00

Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Massachusetts Day Monday July 19, 1915. Program of events. Center fold. (Stock number 003wf0624y) $20.00

The Red Book of Views of the Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco. 1915. Official Publication. Robert A. Reid Publisher of Official View Books. Unpaged. (96 pages). Black & white photographs. Approx. 6.75" x 5". Cover has bled slightly to lower edge. (Stock number 003wf0511aa) $60.00

Sheet Music - San-Fran-Pan-American March & Two Step. Written by Joel P. 1913. 5 pages. 10.5" x 13.5". Corner bite, spine rubbed, very light cover soiling. (Stock number 003wf0507a) $25.00

Colortypes of the Panama Pacific International Exposition. San Francisco. 1915. Official Publication. Robert A. Reid Publisher of Official View Books. Unpaged. 30 color illustrations. Approx. 9 3/8" x 6 3/8". (Stock number 003wf0515b) $50.00

Panama-Pacific International Exposition. 1915 San Francisco. Compliments of Remington Typewriter. Booklet folds out so show double pages of maps and illustrations. 30 pages. approx. 7/25" x 11" edge teats and folds. Small bit out of upper left cover. Condition (Stock number 003wf0125ax) $40.00

Canadian Pavilion Souvenir. Panama Pacific International Exposition. San Francisco 1915. 16 page illustrated booklet. 4 5/8" x 6 1/8". Soiled. (Stock number 003wf0516I) $22.00

Silver plate Panama Pacific Exposition souvenir spoon. The bowl of the spoon has an image of the Palace of Horticulture. The stem reads "Panama Pacific Exposition - 1915" and has an image of the facade of the Tower of Jewels. On the reverse is an image of The Court of the Four Seasons. It is quite unusual to find three representations on a souvenir spoon. The back is marked "1877 Niagara Falls Co." It is slightly tarnished but otherwise in very nice condition. 5.5" long. (Stock number 003wf0616a) $35.00

1915 Panama Exposition Singer Souvenir Ribbon Needle. Approx. 3" Long. Some light rust spots. (Stock number 003wf1116aa) $25.00

1915 Panama Pacific Exposition Oregon Medallion. This 1 1/2" coin shows the Oregon State Building on one side and the Oregon State Seal on the Reverse. (Stock number 003wf1116ab) $25.00

The Tower of Jewels - Memories of San Francisco by R. L. Duffus. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1960, 250 pages. Cover stained otherwise very good. 5.75" x 8.5". (Stock number 003wf15-0715k) $25.00

1915 Exposition San Diego. U. S. Grant Hotel Souvenir Brochure. Fold-out brochure. Very good condition.(Stock number 003wf0501mb) $30.00

Panama-California-Exposition - San Diego 1915 (The Completion of the Panama Canal) Blue and White Souvenir Plate. This very rare plate was manufactured in England, maker unknown. The central image of a ship passing through the locks of the newly completed Panama Canal is surrounded by Views of San Diego Cali. They include U.S. Grant Hotel, the Public Library, San Diego Mission, State Normal School. It measures 8.75" in diameter. There is overall crazing but it does not detract from this very special plate. (Stock number 003wf15-0326b) $200.00

Panama- California Exposition San Diego. 1915. Souvenir Postal Foldout. 11 double sided pages. Click to view reverse Very fine condition.(Stock number 003wf0624z) $30.00

San Diego. Panama-California Exposition. 1915. Official Brochure. Beautiful. Folds out to double cover size and is 16 Pages. Very nice condition. (Stock number 003wf0711aa) $35.00

Panama California International Exposition San Diego. Santa Fe Railroad. 12 section double sided foldout brochure. Illustrated. (Stock number 003wf0711ab) $30.00

Official Program Panama-Pacific International Exposition San Francisco 1915. Program was published daily. Program for Thursday, August 26, 1915 - Foresters of America Day. 32 page booklet. Colorful cover. 6" x 9". (Stock number 003wf0227a) $75.00 SOLD

Colortypes of the Panama Pacific International Exposition. San Francisco. 1915. Official Publication. Robert A. Reid Publisher of Official View Books. Unpaged. 30 color illustrations. Approx. 9 3/8" x 6 3/8". Cover lightly foxed otherwise fine (Stock number 003wf1212a) $50.00 SOLD


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