Aurora, IL. Strouss & Jacobs, Clothiers, Circa 1893. Illustrated. Hardcover. 192pp. Folio [35 cm] Black cloth covered boards with a faded gilt stamped title on the front cover. Good only. The covers are subtly moisture stained and rubbed. The underlying boards are exposed along the edges, and there are a couple of small abraded patches on the front cover, also exposing the underlying boards. There are 1/2 inch losses from the cloth at the ends of the spine. The front joint of the spine has a 4 inch long split in the cloth, along with a very tiny split in the cloth. The front board is just beginning to detach. There is a 5 inch long stain on the spine. There are small labels from the publisher on the pastedowns. The rear endsheet is split along the hinge. There is a large stain on the bottom edge of the rear pastedown.Extra charges apply on this item due to weight. Item #24526
The site for the Columbian World's Fair was Jackson Park and Midway Plaisance in the southeastern part of Chicago.