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THE STORY OF THE EXPOSITION: 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. by  Frank Morton Todd - First edition - 1921 - from Chanticleer Books (SKU: 22088)

THE STORY OF THE EXPOSITION: 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.

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THE STORY OF THE EXPOSITION: 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.

by Todd, Frank Morton

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Brief 1938 gift inscription (from scholar/historian Herbert O. Brayer to California historian John Hussey) to front fixed endpap
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NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1921. First edition. Brief 1938 gift inscription (from scholar/historian Herbert O. Brayer to California historian John Hussey) to front fixed endpaper, else fine, entirely clean and unworn. 5 volume set, original brown cloth with titles and decoration in gilt, quartos (8.5 x 10.5 inches), approx. 400 pages per volume. Profusely illustrated with b/w and color plates, including large tri-fold frontispiece - a panoramic photo in color of the exposition.

The 1915 exposition was located on what is now San Francisco's Marina Green. The only structure remaining in place is the domed Palace of Fine Arts, designed by Bernard Maybeck. The inscription noted in our condition description is that of scholar/historian

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Bookseller
Chanticleer Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
22088
Title
THE STORY OF THE EXPOSITION: 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.
Author
Todd, Frank Morton
Book condition
Used - Brief 1938 gift inscription (from scholar/historian Herbert O. Brayer to California historian John Hussey) to front fixed endpap
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
G.P. Putnam's Sons
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1921
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