This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Wyoming and four of the Territories erected tasteful structures upon ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Wyoming and four of the Territories erected tasteful structures upon the grounds in which to display their historic treasures and to receive their citizens and guests. These buildings were put up in the northern portion of Jackson Park, and were creditable in every respect to the various States. The California Midwinter Fair, an echo of the Columbian Exposition, was opened on January 27, 1894. New Year's Day was originally set, but many of the exhibits had not arrived, and the formal opening was deferred to the' date named. The gates, however, were thrown open on the first, and thousands of visitors were present. The beautiful monumental "Prayer-Book Cross," the gift of the late G. W. Childs, was dedicated. This cross, which stands on a knoll near the main buildings, commemorates the landing of the great The Midwinter Fair Periodvii English navigator, Sir Francis Drake, in 1580, from his ship The tuntmw Glden Hinde, at what has since been known as "Drake's Bay," and States tne preaching there by Drake's chaplain, Francis Fletcher, of the first sermon in English on the Pacific Coast. The monument is 57 feet high and is in the form of a Celtic cross, with the arms 15 feet in height and 23 feet across. The Ground was first broken for the fair in San Francisco on August Pr1ncipal...., ., Build-24, 1893. Its cost was nearly $5,000,000, and 1ts pr1nc1pal bu1ld "% ings were: Manufactures and Liberal Arts; Mechanic Arts; Horticultural and Agricultural; Fine Arts; Administration Building and Festival Hall. One of the most interesting features was the reproduction of a pioneer mining-camp, with all its accessories, including a number of the identical cabins in which...
Many Illustrators. Good. No Dust Jacket. Ellis, Edward S., illustrations, Coger & Bennett, Rochester NY, 1905(1895), stiff covers illustrated in full color, stapled, 7x10, edgeworn, bottom edges chipped to edge, crease to front bottom corner, photographs, stiff paper, part 46 of Multiple part Series-features Garfield & Cleveland Administration, United States, frontispiece of Grant, Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty and much more history, AMH000623LIVEZEY.
Presumed 1st edition, NAP. Large 8vo, 297pp, illustrated. Vol. I only of VIII, ends with colonial history of Georgia.3/4 leather with missing spine and weak hunges. Marbelized lids, ep's and edges. Text is VG.
Very Good. Hardcover. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. LIMITED EDITION, volume 3 of 8. #113 of 500. Full pebbled dark blue-green cloth with triple lined decorative border on covers, gilt lettering on spine, light wear. All edges gilt Lovely double page chomolithograph frontispiece illustration of the Civil War...Framable. Silk ribbon. Overall in VERY GOOD PLUS condition.
Various illustrators. Good to Very Good. Book. 4to-over 9¾-12" tall. Three-quarter leather hardcovers with gloss marbled boards, marbled 3-sided edgestain and gloss marbled endpapers are numbered, limited De Luxe Editions [both marked number 204 of 500]. Volume I, 279 pages, has 2.5" loss at heel of leather spine, a 1" V-shaped loss at head of spine, and significant edgewear with fraying to bottom edges of boards. Volume II, pages 280-577, has ½' loss across spine heel, moderate rubbing to bottom edges of boards, with an intact set of interior pages with stitched signatures separating but still loosely connected. Both books have a handful of neat black ink underlinings of short passages and several marginal notes, otherwise unmarked. Both are illustrated with black and white engravings as well as some full-color plates with tissue guards. Nice references covering from Columbus to 1745 in Vol. I, and up to 1781 and the close of the Revolutionary War in the Vol. II. Media mail included. Please contact us for priority or international shipping. Ships in 24 hours in a cardboard box.
Fair. This set includes Volumes 1-6 and is part of Edition de Luxe which was limited to 500 hundres copies of which these are number 198. Ex library copy with usual markings. Over 500, 000 Internet Orders FIlled.
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