Macomber, Ben

Panama-Pacific International Exposition. The jewel city : its planning and achievement ; its architecture, sculpture, symbolism, and music ; its gardens, palaces, and exhibits.

San Francisco and Tacoma, John H.Williams 1915.

Reference: 13648
Price: £28 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. 204pp, incl mounted colour frontispiece and (62) photo plates. Publisher’s pictorial cloth, wrinkled at outer corners and the upper cover slightly soiled. Ink ownership inscription of Cyril Cryan, 1920, and a long presentation inscription from Harriet H.Jolliffe on the blank recto of the frontispiece, noting that the Exposition “has been a great success and we miss it dreadfully”. Gavin Stamp’s copy.

An excellent summary account of the Panama-Pacific Exposition held in San Francisco between February and December 1915, describing and illustrating the site, the principal exhibition halls, the exhibits, the twenty-one foreign pavilions, and so on.

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