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Worlds Fairs: New York, San Francisco. Architecture  

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Architectural Forum - Worlds Fairs: New York, San Francisco


New York

Time Inc.

June 1939


303-500 + 130 pp illustrated ads. Vol. 70, Number 6. Pictorial wraps with metal spiral binding.

Outstanding— in fact, possibly the best— work on the architecture at the two Fairs, with more text here on New York, covering all types of structures and exhibits, such as electrical, industrial, transportation, communication, and consumers’ exhibits as well as buildings for entertainment, the Town of Tomorrow, and foreign nations pavilions.

Just as interesting is the large advertising section [not found in all copies], especially from companies that provided products or services to numerous Fair buildings and exhibitors—and hence, the ads make direct references to the Fair.  The interior and exterior views of the many buildings, pavilions, and exhibits in this work provide outstanding visual documentation not found in the common view books or souvenir folders.

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Some wear and creasing to wrappers; scattered soiling and top corners bumped; very good.

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