Auction # 33 Closing Tuesday - January 29th, 2019 at 10:00 PM EST Catalog Lot 33
Auction Local Time: Mar 19, 2019 11:45:00 EDT
1901 Pan-American Exposition Booklet, "Pan American Exposition Buffalo 1901". As described on the first page, "The theme of the color design on the cover is that the ancient free spirit of the cataract returns to find herself bound by the electric circles of Niagara controlled. In vain she has struggled to be free. The figure stands on the world upon the spot where the exposition will take place." The booklet contains the "Purpose and Plan" of the fair along with 10 color drawings of buildings, an aerial view of the grounds and a wonderful 2 page picture of "The Midway". The 48 pages also contain many black and white pictures. Printed by "The Courier Co. Litho. Buffalo". Size: 6 1/16" wide by 8" high. Condition: Fine, there is wear to the spine and cover edges and a 1" tear in the back cover. Also the color ran a little in one color plate.