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

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$270
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The Official History of the California Midwinter International Exposition. A Descriptive Record of the Origin, Development and Success of the Great Industrial Expositional Enterprise
Author:
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
H.S. Crocker Co.
Date:
1894
Description:

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
Condition:
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.
 
Item number:
280071a
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail.  For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.

 

Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.