Lot 62 of 627:
Official History of the California Midwinter Exposition, 1894  

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The Official History of the California Midwinter International Exposition. A Descriptive Record of the Origin, Development and Success of the Great Industrial Expositional Enterprise
San Francisco
H.S. Crocker Co.

vi, [1], 4-259 pp.  Illustrated throughout from photographs. (Folio) 44.5x30 cm (17½x12") period gilt stamped maroon morocco, gilt spine. First Edition.

The California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894, commonly referred to as the "Midwinter Exposition" or the "Midwinter Fair", was a World's Fair that officially operated from January 27 to July 5 in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The volume was compiled from the official records of the exposition and published by authority of the executive committee. Rubber stamp of St. Mary's College at the top margin of p. 143. Scarce.

Lot Amendments
Wear, soiling and rubbing to binding, leather worn at edges, corners showing, front board, along with endpapers, detached but present; first seven leaves detached from binding but present, closed tears to edges of pp. 7-10, remainder of interior solid, abraded areas to front and rear endpapers where bookplates or pockets likely once were; overall good.
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