The Chicago World's Fair of 1893: A Photographic Record, Photos. from the Collections of the Avery Library of Columbia University and the Chicago Historical Society

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Stanley Appelbaum
Dover Publications, 1980 - Architecture - 116 pages
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Colossal spectacle preserved in 128 rare, vintage photographs with concise, fact-filled text: 200 buildings 79 of foreign governments, 38 of U.S. states the original ferris wheel, first midway, Edison's kinetoscope, much more. 128 black-and-white photographs. Captions. Map. Index.

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Got this book because I was reading Devil In The White City. Wanted to see the layout and pics of what the heck the author was talking about regarding the Chicago World's Fair (CWF). It served just ... Read full review

Review: The Chicago World's Fair of 1893: A Photographic Record

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Got this book because I was reading Devil In The White City. Wanted to see the layout and pics of what the heck the author was talking about regarding the Chicago World's Fair (CWF). It served just ... Read full review

Contents

From Conception to Opening Day
1
The Court of Honor and Its Buildings
15
North Pond South Pond Midway Plaisance
75
Copyright

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About the author (1980)

Stanley Appelbaum served for decades as Dover's Editor in Chief until his retirement in 1996. He continues to work as a selector, compiler, editor, and translator of literature in a remarkable range of languages that includes Spanish, Italian, French, German, and Russian.

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