[Chicago 1893 World Exposition] Graham, Charles. (illus)
The Winters Art Lithographing Company's Popular Portfolios of the World's Columbian Exposition.
Chicago: The Winters Art Lithographing Company. 1891.
Booklet illustrated with 15 color lithographs, unpaginated (32 pages), 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, textured paper, cord binding. Delicate and richly colored illustrations with glossy highlights by Charles Graham showing all aspects of the World's Columbian Exposition. Of particular note is the centerfold "Birdseye View of Grounds and Buildings. Columbian Exposition, Chicago,1893." The fourteen other color illustrations feature the Electrical Building, Horticultural Building, Woman's Building, and so on. This booklet was distributed by the Philadelphia cloth merchant Henry W. Green & Co. and was published in 1891, looking ahead to the opening in 1893. Extensive staining, nicks, corner creases, some dampstaining, two leaves with significant tears, front cover stained and separated from spine. A worn copy of a beautiful publication.
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