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image of Souvenir Views of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco California, Opened by President Wilson February 20th, closes December 4th 1915

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San Francisco: Pacific Novelty Company of San Francisco, 1915. A superior copy of this rather routine photographic treatment. Unpaginated, complete and sound, an oblong softbound booklet in smoky-marbled 9.5x12.5 inch wraps with embossed titling and decoration in bronze, brown and gilt. Mildest edgewear; b&w captioned photos on textstock of coated alkaline paper throughout; staples show a little rust at… Read more
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image of Exposition Coloniale Internationale de Paris 1931 [titlepage]  /  L'Illustration Mai 1931,  L'Exposition Coloniale, Album hors serie  [cover title]

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Paris: L'Illustration, 1931. Unpaginated, perhaps because "hors serie" and not to be confused with a regular issue. Profuse illustrations with plenty of color, also sepia and b&w. Scattered essays are boilerplate, of course. Format is that of the magazine proper: 15x11 inches, cover has color plate affixed. Complete text but in wretched shape, spine dreadfully chipped, front wrap… Read more
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image of Della Cittadella Italiana alla Esposizione di San Francisco (P.P.I.E. San Francisco Cal. 1915). Edito a Cura del Regio Commissariato Italiano per l'Esposizione Internazionale di San Francisco

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Roma: Stabilimento Tipografico "Aternum" di Enrico Sabucchi, 1915. Paperback. 54p., illustrated with plentiful b&w photographs, plat & line maps and diagrammatic floorplans and elevations; softbound a folio-sized paperback in 13.5x9.5 textured gray wraps. A very useful book in very bad shape: the photos of the ongoing construction of the imitation renaissance architecture demonstrates how well-built this and doubtless other… Read more
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£22.00
image of L'Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes

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Paris: the magazine. Article is unpaginated, about forty pages, previews the fair-to-be with artists' renderings in excellent color-work, and b&w and sepia. Entire 16x12 inch magazine, cover rather rough with burst areas to spine and missing chips, plus general edgewear. Interior sound and clean, free of any markings. Find numerous b&w automobile ads for vehicle marques we've never heard… Read more
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image of Societe Anonyme des Mines et Fonderies de Zinc de la Vielle Montagne. Couvertures_Cheneaux en Zinc. Peintures au Blanc de Zinc

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Paris: the society, 1904. Unpaginated, between sixty and eighty pages plus two fascicles bound in, featuring many artists' renderings of zinc roofing sheets in a variety of styles, mouldings and fastenings ditto. Find a dozen or so plates that show finished work on elaborate older buildings. Leaves measure 10.5x9 inches and are the principal content of this item, which… Read more
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image of Plaisir de France, (Images de France) Revue mensuelle; numero de l'exposition

Plaisir de France, (Images de France) Revue mensuelle; numero de l'exposition

by [Bruxelles 1958, l'Exposition de]

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Published
1958
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£14.66

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Paris: Plaisir de France, 1958. Magazine. 82p., lviii [ads], large slick magazine in 12x9.5 inch decorated wraps; p.21/2 is double-fold, opening out to a stylized plat of exposition grounds printed white on solid black (nice touch) with green onlaid color. Ad on p.xxi features a tipped-on swatch of weird wallpaper; find several wallpaper ads, oddly enough, and plusieurs des… Read more
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image of Men at Work 1964-65 World's Fair Sketchbook [aka] Official Art Book of the World's Fair New York 1964-65

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Florence Italy: Leo S. Olschki - Publisher, 1964. Hardcover. Unpaginated, perhaps thirty folio leaves printed both sides in b&w, sepia and in color-tints, ranging from fullpage plates to 3 or 4 vignettes per page, hardbound in 11x13.5 inch oblong decorated boards. Corner-tips and head & tail rims slightly blunted, covers have picked up mild dirt and scratches, but most… Read more
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image of Niels Bukh, founder and originator of the world-famous Bukh system of physical education. A brief Biographical Sketch of Niels Bukh and his Achievements as Leader of the Gymnastic High School at Ollerup, Denmark

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no place, Copenhagen: no publisher, 1939. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, about 12p., illustrated with ten b&w photos, last leaf advertises the international expo in San Francisco Bay where two performances are scheduled. Printed on pressed cream paperstock, alkaline and untoned but cover leaf is a little dusty, edgeworn and crimped. Good (good-only) copy. Precision group back-flips and handstands and so forth.… Read more
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image of New Zealand Invites You. New Zealand, The World's Scenic Wonderland-- The California of the Southern Seas. How to Get to New Zealand [San Francisco to Wellington, Vancouver to Auckland]

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no city, NZ: [published either by a NZ bureau or by US travel agentry], 1915. Single leaf of reasonably alkaline coated paperstock, printed and folded to make a 9x4 inch upright handout with b&w photography, a line map, and a naively enthusiastic promotional text. Faintest toning, mild edgewear, a very good copy. Dated from this, that the NZ commissioner… Read more
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image of L'Illustration: Exposition de Bruxelles. No. 4812 - 93e annee; 25 Mai 1935

L'Illustration: Exposition de Bruxelles. No. 4812 - 93e annee; 25 Mai 1935

by [expositions; world's fairs]

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Published
1935
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£54.99

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Paris: the magazine, 1935. Magazine. xxviii, [79]p., to xliv [ads], coated paperstock throughout with b&w, some color, sepia (gravure?) and a mounted portrait of ye Congo butcher when young and beardless. Magazine in 15x11 inch color wraps, has a lower-margin impact with crumple (not affecting print-blocks) about 3 inches long and 1 l/2 deep, head and tail have… Read more
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image of World's Fair Gardens:

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Des Moines: Meredith Publishing Company, 1939. Cover story (announced there; cover illustration per se simply an indoor flower-arranger at work) begins with a double-spread on pp20-21 with one half-page b&w photo and ten vignettes and a tiny map of central California, thereafter comprised of 4 or 5 full columns of text scattered in the back of the magazine. Complete… Read more
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image of Official World's Fair Weekly; News, Personalities, Features; 4th week ending June 24. Vol. 1, No. 8

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Chicago: A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933. 64p., softbound pamphlet or magazine, b&w illustrations with 11x8.5 inch cover in colors. Spinefold is split 2 inches at the tail with other shorter splits, somewhat edgeworn with a bit of external grubbiness, mild crimpings within, a good-only copy.
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image of Ayuntamiento de Tarragona, Grandes Fiestas del 24 de Junio al 9 de Julio 1911. Primer Centenario de la Guerra de la Independencia

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Tarragona: Imprenta de F. Sugranes for the festival commission, 1911. Pamphlet. 21p., printed in blue and red inks throughout, on semi-coated alkaline paperstock; softbound in stapled upright color wraps (deco scene in two shades of red, and yellow, white and black on white stock --of the harbor, ruins, sea and a stout lady in mulberry gown foreground hoisting a… Read more
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image of Exposición General Española 1929: Sevilla - Barcelona

Exposición General Española 1929: Sevilla - Barcelona

by Direccion Artistica, Baldrich - Confección Gráficas Reunidas, Madrid

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Published
1929
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Madrid: Editado por El Consejo De Enlace de Las Exposiciones de Sevilla y Barcelona. Gráficas Reunidas, S.A., 1929. 32p., 7x9.5 inches, text in Spanish, illustrated with b&w photos, mild wear and staining to covers otherwise good booklet/program for the exposition in stapled pictorial wraps; cover nicely litho'd in olive and tan on buff stock.
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image of The Album of the World's Columbian Exposition Chicago Contains the Following Views. Bird's Eye View.. / Machinery Hall / Art Building [&c &c]

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Chicago: the exposition; Printed in Germany, 1893. Single long leaf of light cardstock, about 6.5x35 inches long, recto printed with heavily glazed b&w lithos and folded to 6.5x3.25 inches; images at either end are laid down on stiff cloth boards which enclose the concertina'd views. Upper boards is decorated with lady showing one breast, and a cupid clutching a… Read more
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image of Golden Gate International Exposition 1939-1940 (3 ticket books)

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San Francisco: Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939. Three season ticket books, two adult and one child (not related) approximately 2.25x5.25 inches (the 1939 is 2.5x5 inches) with photos of the the holders (a man, a woman and a young boy) each retaining quite a few admission tickets, all 3 in very good condition.
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image of Orquideas y ecologia / Orchids and ecology. 7a conferencia mundial de orquideologia / 7th world orchid conference

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Medellin: [sponsoring orchid societies], 1972. Variously paginated sections, about 75p., facing (or alternating) Spanish and English texts illustrated with scattered photos and sketches, 9x5.5 inch staplebound purple wraps with color decoration; slight edgewear, paperstock mildly toned, a very good copy. Lists many tours and events. "Gypsy Orchidophiles? hard to believe but true! come and see for yourself at the… Read more
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image of Paper making in Massachusetts in the year of the Panama-Pacific exposition, 1915 by authority of Massachusetts board of Panama-Pacific managers

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Springfield MA: Springfield Homestead Newspaper Company, Publishers, 1915. Unpaginated, perhaps 32p., printed on various stocks: a heavy (50#?) textured sort, a slick yellowish, and a tissue-guard-type; ads fore, aft and betwixt. 15.5x11 inch plainish printed wraps fastened with four staples as issued, staples begun to rust, spinefold terribly abraded and torn but not quite detached, many leaves bear short… Read more
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image of Exposition Coloniale Internationale de Paris, Commissariat General: Madagascar et dépendances

Exposition Coloniale Internationale de Paris, Commissariat General: Madagascar et dépendances

by Delélée-Desloges, M., illustrations by Maurice le Scouezec

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Published
1931
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£47.66

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Paris: Société d'Éditions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales, 1931. 240p., 9x11.25 inches, frontis-portrait, lexicon, bibliography, illustrated with maps and plates illustrated by le Scouzec in pen and ink, very good in worn original gray wraps printed with pictorial device and title in red and black inks, small blank label on spine, unopened pages.
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image of Anna Morrison Reed 1849 - 1921, edited by: John E. Keller

Anna Morrison Reed 1849 - 1921, edited by: John E. Keller

by [Reed, Anna Morrison]

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Published
1978
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£11.00

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Lafayette: the editor, 1978. xxvi, 285p., illustrated with period photos and documents and two modern line maps; first edition cloth boards in dj, copy as new. "The collated writings of a nineteenth century Butte County girl..[who] lived several places in California, especially in the gold mining area, and married a miner.. As a popular lecturer and writer on Temperance… Read more
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