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Centennials and Expositions

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1 FAME'S TRIBUTE TO CHILDREN Being a Collection of Autograph Sentiments Contributed by Famous Men (Cont)
Chicago, IL Hayes And Company 1893 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover second edition book in a half vellum parchment and calico cloth cover. It was published for the Benefit of the Children's Home of the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago in 1893. It is a collection of comments and sentiments of famous men and women written in their handwriting and signed by them, then printed in facsimile in this book - one person to a page. There are 58 tributes in Part 1 including the President (Harrison) , eight of the Supreme Court Justices, the Shah of Persia, many authors - Hardy, Kipling, Jewett, Field, Holmes, Howe, Deland, and P. Tschaikowsky ( bar of music) . There are 84 tributes in Part 2.. The full sub-title wording is: Being a Collection of Autograph Sentiments Contributed by Famous Men and Women for the Volume. Done in Fac -Simile and Published for the Benefit of the Chldren's Home, of the World's Columbian Exposition. Some of the letters and notes have letter heads, some have little drawings or some art - all in black and white. The calico cloth covers have some spotting as does the vellum parchment spine. The title is printed on the cover in gilt. The end papers are clean, as are the pages. The binding is firm. There is some corner bumping and wear. There are no other marks or writing. ; 8vo; 101 pages  
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Neuhaus, Eugen THE ART OF THE EXPOSITION Personal Impressions of the Architecture, Ssculpture, Mural Decorations, Color Scheme & Other Aesthetic Aspects of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition
San Francisco Paul Elder And Company 1915 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good  
This is a hardcover book from the 1915 Exposition. Without a dust jacket. It is a tight, bright, clean book with beautiful photographs from the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. There is a former owner name and date neatly written in old brown ink on the first blank page. The frontispiece photograph as a tiny corner crease and a find chip on the edge just above the crease. There are no other marks or writing. Near gift condition. The photgravure frontispiece has two tiny nicks and a tiny crease at the tip of one corner. The Index includes a Guide to Sculpture, Mural Decorations, Biographical Notes, Ground Plan. ; Beautiful photo reproductions of the Exposition buildings, sculpture, and paintings and explanatory text by the author who was with the U of CA and was the Chairman of the Western Advisory Committee for the Expo. ; 8vo  
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 White, John B. THE MISSOURI MERCHANT ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO
Missouri State Historical Society Of Missouri 1919 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright and clean, but there is some light wear at one corner and a black ink mark on the upper part of the spine that extends about three inches.; 8vo; 23 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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