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Category: All Categories: Ephemera: World's Fair and Expo
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1.
American Airlines Illustrated by: Illustrated by William Kasso  
American Airlines Guide Book to the World's Fair and New York : New York World's Fair, 1964-1965

Publisher: Cliff Productions; N. Y. : 1964.
Very Good+ Softcover 66 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small softcover, fold-and-staple binding, glossy covers, 66 pages printed on newsprint, 1 small map, 23 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Slight yellowing of pages, as usual. Faint crease to lower front cover. A touch of wear to crown. Otherwise remarkably crisp and clean. Scarce.

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2.
Appelbaum, Stanley Illustrated by: Illustrated by Richard Wurts  
New York World's Fair, The, 1939-1940 : In 155 Photographs by Richard Wurts and Others

Publisher: Dover Publications; N. Y. : 1977.
Very Good+ Paperback ISBN: 0486234940 152 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Stiff blue pictorial covers, 155 high-quality b/w photos from the 1939 New York World's Fair, with detailed text and captions. ; Laid in: color postcard of the Avenue of Flags from World's Fair Chicago 1933, divided back, postally unused, a bit yellowed otherwise in crisp condition. ; Minor edgewear only. ; Photographs

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3.
Automobile Club of Michigan  
New York Worlds Fair 1964-1965 : Travel Information

Publisher: Automobile Club; Detroit: 1964.
Very Good+ First Edition Softcover 32 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Stiff white pages, fold-and-staple binding, information on the Fair, places to get food, list of hotels, table of campsites, long list of major exhibits and attractions, brief section on other NY attractions by Len Barnes, 5 small b/w maps including of travel routes, mileage, and layout of Fair. ; No photos apart from photo of Unisphere, dated 1961. Published for 1964 World's Fair, New York City, by Touring Department, Automobile Club of Michigan, with assistance of Automobile Club of New York. ; Covers show minor wear only. Rear cover has names of several exhibits lightly penciled in. Binding intact. Quite scarce.

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4.
Campbell Press  
Something for the Children or Uncle John's Story. His First Visit to the Centennial
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Publisher: Philadelphia, Campbell Press, 1876.
31 p., 11 illus., map; 27 cm. "Printed in the Exhibition Building of the Campbell Press and Sold on the Grounds, to give children and young people some idea of the Centennial Exhibition." 1876 gift inscription from a Rhode Island mother to her son. Worn, color pictorial wrappers chipped; good. Stock#OB411 oversize.

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5.
Chicago  
Chicago World's Fair 1933 : A Century of Progress, Postcards
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Publisher: American Colortype Company; Chicago: 1933.
Near Fine Non-Book Postcard; Beautiful full-color postcards, illustrations, not photos, divided backs, with captions. Standard size, 3.5 x 5.5 inches. ; 1) No. 116, Travel Building, dome suspended from gigantic skyhooks. 2) No. 137, Federal Building, three fluted towers. 3) No. 101, Adler Planetarium, mechanically reproduces the awe-inspiring manifestations of astronomical science. ; Cards are pristine, unused, slightly age-toned. No other defects. (A m a zon b u y ers PLEASE note: We tried to list this item as is, but A m a zon moved it so it is listed under the thermometer postcard. We apologize. This is NOT the thermometer)

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6.
Curtis, William Eleroy  
Relics of Columbus, the : An Illustrated Description of the Historical Collection in the Monastery of La Rabida, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Publisher: William H. Lowdermilk Company; Washington, D. C. : 1893.
Good+ Softcover 224 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange covers, 224 pages, footnotes, 1067 items listed and described, 107 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Items include: portraits, maps, landscapes of places Columbus visited, relics of the conquest of the New World, original papers and documents relating to Columbus (many given here, in English translation, complete) and more. ; PLEASE NOTE: This is an actual book from 1893, not a flimsy overpriced book-on-demand reprint. ; Written by William Eleroy Curtis, director of the Bureau of the American Republics and Chief of the Latin-American Bureau, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893. These relics were displayed at the Exposition in a replica (designed and constructed by Henry D. Ives) of the original Monastery of La Rabida in Spain. ; Pages are yellowed from age, as usual. Small chips to edges of covers, not affecting any text. Several pages have small pencil Xs on them, which we assume were made by one who carried this book through the exhibit in 1893, and we have not erased these marks. Binding tight. Scarce.

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7.
Curtis, William Eleroy  
Souvenir of La Rabida, World's Columbian Exposition: The Relics of Columbus: An Illustrated Description of the Historical Collection in the Monastery of La Rabida
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Publisher: Washington, D.C. William H. Lowdermilk Company (1893).
First printing. Octavo, Full cloth, black and white photographs, cuts, 224 pages. Condition: Very good, ex library.
     An exact facsimile of the Monastery of La Rabida in Spain was constructed at Chicago for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. This is an illustrated souvenir with descriptions of the Monastery's historical collections relating to Christopher Columbus. Bound in slate blue cloth over boards with gilt spine titles. This copy comes from a private institutional library and has a catalogue number in white at heel of spine, a circular stamp on front and rear pastedowns, and two stamps on title page. Americana

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8.
Dexter Press  
Official World's Fair Mini Album : New York World's Fair, 1964-1965

Publisher: Dexter Press; West Nyack, N. Y. : 1964.
Very Good+ First Edition Softcover 20 pages; 64mo (2.75") 7 cm; Small format (4 x 2.75 inches) 102 x 69 mm. White plastic comb binding, 20 unnumbered pages including covers, 10 color glossy photos of major attractions, with captions opposite. ; Images are: Unisphere. Port of New York 'Top of the Fair'. Bird's Eye View, with Unisphere. China Pavilion. New York State 'Tent of Tomorrow'. Bell Telephone Pavilion. Monorail. Pepsi-Cola / Disney / Unicef Pavilion. Vatican Pavilion. Fountain of Planets. ; Photo of Unisphere dated 1961. Other photos copyright 1962-1964. Published for 1964-1965 World's Fair, New York City. ; Minor edgewear only. No marks, no chips, no creases. Binding intact. Quite scarce.

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9.
Fleming, Thomas  
Around the Pan with Uncle Hank : His Trip through the Pan American Exposition, 1901

Publisher: Nut Shell Publishing Company; N. Y. : 1901.
Fair with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 262 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover edition. Green cloth, green lettering, over 200 b/w line illustrations, many caricatures of ethnic types; several full-page b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; Light-hearted but thorough description of World's Fair, Buffalo, New York, May 1-November 2, 1901, known as Pan-American Exposition. ; Heavily worn, cloth discolored, frayed at crown, spine browned and essentially unreadable. Light foxing to endpapers and to a few pages. No writing or scribbles. Binding tight. Scarce.

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10.
Frauenthal, Barney W.  
Barney's Information Guide to the City of St. Louis: A Condensed and Accurate Guide for the World's Fair City.

Publisher: St. Louis MO: Barney's Information Guide Publishing Co., 1904..
First Edition thus The World's Fair edition of a guide published yearly, this one being the third one but denominated "Volume III". Trade paperback, about 7.25 inches tall, in cream wraps decorated in black and red. Glued and stapled binding. 205 pages illustrated by photographs, mostly World's Fair structures and major public buildings in the city. Plenty of advertising. Folding map in pocket at rear which is in remarkable condition -- somewhat toned with a tiny hole at one junction of folds. Rear hinge starting with a tear of 1.5 inches at the top; general modest edge wear; modest toning to the covers with lesser yellowing to the paper. Softcover Softcover Very Good

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11.
Howarth, Patrick.  
The Year is 1851

Publisher: London, Collins, 1951.
. 256 p. illus., ports. 23 cm. Hardcover Very good condition in tattered d.j. fair

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12.
Hunter,Thomas  
Memorial Of The International Exhibition At Philadelphia. 1876.

Publisher: Philadelphia, Thos. Hunter, 1876.
48 views, one map. 8 x 12.5 cm. Illustrates the wonderful American Gothic buildings constructed for the Centennial Exhibition. Two views are of Japanese structures. Stock# 32,761. Fine/no dj.

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13.
Ingram, J. S.  
The Centennial Exposition, Described and Illustrated
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Publisher: Philadelphia, Hubbard Brothers, 1876.
770 p., folding map, [6] p. of advertising, illus.; 22.5 cm. Title continues: Being A Concise And Graphic Description Of This Grand Enterprise, Commemorative Of The First Centenary of American Independence, Including History of the Centennial from Inception to Final Closing Ceremonies, Description of the Principal Buildings, Foreign Pavilions, Booths and State Buildings, with their interesting displays, Exhibits of resources and products of the Nations of the World; the most ingenious devices in Machinery Hall, Woman's Work in Woman's Pavilion, Mineralogical, ArchŠological and Geological Collections from all States of the Union, the Wonders of the Swiss Watch Department, the Centennial Live Stock Exhibition, Memorial Parades and Anniversaries of various Orders, Great State Days, Awards to Exhibitors Foreign and American, and numerous other subjects showing the magnitude and character of the New World's Fair, and illustrating the best achievements of human genius, industry and skill from all lands and all peoples. The Whole Profusely Illustrated. Prepared with Great Care from Official Sources and Material gathered on the Ground. Rebound with leather spine; very good. Stock#OB506.

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14.
Ives, Halsey C.  
Dream City, The, Number 1 through Number 16 : A Portfolio of Photographic Views of the World's Columbian Exposition
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Publisher: N. D. Thompson Publishing Company; St Louis, Mo: 1893.
Fair with no dust jacket Hardcover 320 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Very large hardcover (14.5 x 11.75 inches) 36 x 30 cm, dark gray-green cloth, gilt lettering, over 250 large high-quality b/w glossy photos with detailed captions. ; This item is a binder in which are inserted 16 weekly issues, numbered 1 to 16; each issue has 16 unnumbered pages, plus covers, 320 pages total. ; Issues are dated November 9, 1893, to February 22, 1894. ; Title on front: The Detroit Free Press World's Fair Art Series. Spine title: World's Fair Art Series. Title on title page: The Dream City: A Portfolio of Photographic Views of the World's Columbian Exposition, Comprising its Marvelous Architectural, Sculptural, Artistic, Mechanical, Agricultural, Industrial, Archaeological, Ethnological, Historical and Scenic Attractions (etc) ; We have graded this item Fair. Binder quite worn, rear cover detached but present, gilt lettering dull but readable. No marks, no missing pages, but front page of issue 1 is chipped and creased. For each issue, original covers are bound in: most are are faded to some extent but all are readable, some have small edge chips. Front cover of issue 1 is missing. Rear cover of issue 16 is detached and heavily chipped. Issue 16 carries announcement for next issue; we believe there were 17 issues published in total, so this set is nearly complete. Sold as is.

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15.
Louisana Purchase Exposition Company, Illustrated by: Photos  
Sights, Scenes and Wonders at the World's Fair

Publisher: Official Photographic Company St. Louis, MO 1904.
unpaginated, brown SC wraps w/pictorial front w/gilt embossed lettering & three embossed decorations on front cover. An official book of views of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. The book is a pictorial of exposition the commemorated the centennial of the Louisiana Purchase. This World's Fair, which commemorated the centennial of the Louisiana Purchase, was held in St. Louis, Missouri in 1904. The Exposition grounds covered 1240 acres and contained fifteen exhibit buildings of great size along w/numerous other structures used for exhibit purposes. some corner creasing in the booklet, corner missing on title page, two repaired tears on first pages. Gem Edition No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Good+ Oblong 32mo - over 4" - 5" Tall

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Louisana Purchase Exposition Company, Illustrated by: Photos  
Sights, Scenes and Wonders at the World's Fair

Publisher: Official Photographic Company St. Louis, MO 1904.
unpaginated, brown SC wraps w/pictorial front w/gilt embossed lettering & three embossed decorations on front cover. An official book of views of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. The book is a pictorial of exposition the commemorated the centennial of the Louisiana Purchase. This World's Fair, which commemorated the centennial of the Louisiana Purchase, was held in St. Louis, Missouri in 1904. The Exposition grounds covered 1240 acres and contained fifteen exhibit buildings of great size along w/numerous other structures used for exhibit purposes. missing the front & rear covers Gem Edition No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Fair Oblong 32mo - over 4" - 5" Tall

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17.
Louisiana Purchase Centennial Exposition, 1904  
St. Louis Exposition, 1904. Printed Cotton Scarf

Publisher: [St. Louis, Mo., 1904].
Cotton scarf printed in blue, red & yellow, ca. 46 x 46 cm. (18 x 18 inches). Souvenir of the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Centennial Exposition. Shows crossed flags in center, Missouri State Building, Manufacturers Building, and Varied Industries Buildings plus the title in the corners. stock#24986. Vg.

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18.
Louisiana Purchase Exposition Co.  
The World's Fair in Colortypes & Monotones, Artist's Edition (St. Louis, 1904).

Publisher: St. Louis MO: Official Photographic Company, 1904..
First Edition Oblong softcover folio, about 13.25 inches wide, in black paper covers decorated in raised gilt and blind, color photo inset. Unpaginated, but about 50 photographs, half of them colored, all on rectos of coated stock. A rather elaborate World Fair souvenir book. Red cord tied binding, the cord still looking fresh. Short tears, an inch or so, to both ends of the front spine fold. The front cover bottom and top edges are a bit mottled white, probably acidic toning from the box lid. The book otherwise remarkably clean and fresh. The, white storage box is moderately deteriorated. The cover or lid (gilt stamped) is missing about a third of the fold-down edges. The box itself has several tears to the fold-up edges. Softcover Softcover Very Good in Fair Box

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19.
Quinn, F. McD.  
Treasure Island, Go by Train : See all the West in Speed, Comfort and Safety, Golden Gate International Exposition on San Francisco Bay, May 25 to September 29, 1940

Publisher: Pennsylvania Railroad Company; Philadelphia: 1940.
Good+ Softcover 24 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large brochure, fold-and-staple binding, 24 pages including covers, large color map centerfold, dozens of color and b/w photos, glossy throughout. Published by Pennsylvania Railroad to promote their discount fare from New York (world's fair was still there) to San Francisco (world's fair opened there 1940); Rubbed and worn, vertical crease throughout, as issued, dampstain affects upper edges throughout. No chips or tears. Everything readable. Scarce. Sold as is.

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20.
Stellmann, Edith Kinney; illustrated by Louis J. Stellmann  
The Exposition Babies: An Idyl of the Fine Arts Colonnade
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Publisher: San Francisco H. S. Crocker Company (1915).
First printing. Octavo, Original wrappers, Monochrome photographs, iv, 21 pages. Condition: Near fine in a torn glassine jacket.
     Souvenir of the Palace of Fine Arts from the 1915 world's fair--the Panama Pacific Exposition--held in San Francisco. The preparation and hosting of this event gave a tremendous morale boost to the city after it had been nearly destroyed in the great 1906 earthquake and fire. Lovely photographs of cherubic statuary are tipped in throughout the text. Bound in card covers with Yapp edges, front cover illustrated with a photograph laid on. Edges have shallow bumps. Prior owner bookplate on inside cover, contemporary inscription on preliminary blank leaf. Original glassine jacket is torn and worn with large pieces lacking. Americana

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21.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Wehle, Harry B.  
Life in America. A Special Loan Exhibition of Paintings Held during the Period of the New York World's Fair.

Publisher: New York, MMA, 1939.
Foreword by Harry B. Wehle. 230 p., 290 paintings, index, 25 cm. Good copy in tan cloth/good dj. Copy of Albert E. Lownes with his printed label. 31571.

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22.
Zimmermann, Gereon, and Jack Shepherd Illustrated by: Illustrated by C. Anderson  
Look's Guide to the N. Y. World's Fair : New York World's Fair, 1964-1965

Publisher: Look Magazine; N. Y. : 1964.
Very Good Softcover 34 pages; 32mo (4.5") 12 cm; Oblong softcover, bound across top calentar-style, fold-and-staple binding, 34 pages, 16 b/w line illustrations, 5 small color maps, 10 color photos and illustrations. ; Text by Gereon Zimmermann and Jack Shepherd. Maps by C. Anderson. ; Small nicks to covers resulting from newspaper-style printing printing process. Covers and 8 pages glossy, the rest newsprint, with age-toning. Edgewear and light foxing to exterior. No marks. Binding tight.

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