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 exhibited in them, embracing also a concise history of the origin and success of the exhibition, and biographies of the leading members of the centennial commission, to which is added a complete description of the city of Philadelphia. Embellished with nearly 400 fine engravings of buildings, exhibits, and scenes in the great exhibition.
Philadelphia, PA: National Publishing Co. (1876). First edition. Thick 8vo. 918 pp. Portrait frontispiece of George Washington, wood engravings, plates, folding views; publisher's ads. Spine darkened, but a very good copy. Publisher's pebbled half-sheep (rubbed), gilt, and cloth, gilt title and ornaments between raised bands on spine, marbled endpapers and edges. (#5735). Item #58490