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Worlds Columbian Exposition - Art & Architecture - 4 Volumes Set


Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1893. William Walton -- 1st Edition 1st Printing- The Edition of the Republic - Very Rare - VERY GOOD -- copy of Art and Architecture: Worlds Columbian Exposition. 4 volumes - Only 100 copies of this special edition has been printed and this is number 75. Elephant Folio (24 inches x 16 inches) finely bound by Walker Brothers in full contemporary brown morocco with gilt panelling. Gilt-stamped lettering, and horizontal rules in gilt and black. Gilt lettering to the front boards; marbled endpapers. Profusely illustrated throughout with numerous black and white in-text illustrations and an astounding matted plates with captioned tissue guards. The books are really in wonderful condition with no foxing. You will find minor scuffing on the leather. A magnificent and tremendously illustrated commemoration of the 1893 Worlds Fair. Published by: Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1893.    

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 01 February, 2011.

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