Auction Ended: Tuesday - October 22nd, 2019 at 10:00 PM EDT Catalog Lot 2
Auction Local Time: Feb 29, 2020 04:41:56 EST
1853 New York Crystal Palace Large Hardbound Book "The World of Art & Industry Illustrated". The book contains hundreds of pages with 504 illustrations, broken into separate chapters. Self described as follows: "The Editors present the volume to the public with the assurance that it will be found to be a faithful picture of the New-York Exhibition - a permanent record of what was there displayed most useful, interesting, and beautiful." This book has more information about the exhibits than the Official Guide Book. The cover is blue with gold writing. Very Rare. Size: 10 3/4" wide by 13 7/8" high by 7/8" thick. Condition: Very Fine. A little wear to the covers, a little edge wear to some pages and a little light edge staining.