THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION, HELD IN COMMEMORATION OF THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE. WITH A FULL DESCRIPTION OF THE GREAT BUILDINGS AND ALL THE OBJECTS OF INTEREST ON EXHIBITION IN THEM, EMBRACING ALSO A CONCISE HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN AND SUCCESS OF THE EXHIBITION, AND BIOGRAPHIES OF THE LEADING MEMBER OF THE CENTENNIAL COMMISSION, TO WHICH IS ADDED A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA. By James D. McCabe ... EMBELLISHED WITH OVER 200 FINE ENGRAVINGS OF BUILDINGS AND SCENES IN THE GREAT EXHIBITION. ISSUED BY SUBSCRIPTION ONLY. Philadelphia, Pa.; Chicago, Ill.; St. Louis, Mo. Published by The National Publishing Co., n.d. [copyright 1876]. 21.5x14 cm, pp. [1-2] 3-682 [683-690: ads], illustrations, some on inserted leaves, some of which are folded, original pictorial bevel-edged terra cotta cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in black and blind, all edges plain, gray endpapers. First edition. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, steel engraved double frontispiece and tissue guard tanned and lightly foxed, a tight, bright, very good copy. (#167381).
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