[Standard Publishing Co.], . Souvenir View Book. Hardcover. 226pp. Oblong octavo [16 cm x 24 cm] Light blue cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title and elaborate black ink and silver stamped vignettes on the front cover. Fair. The covers are rubbed and gently soiled. The gilt stamped title on the front board is rubbed. There are multiple small light stains on the covers. The spine ends are mildly bumped, and the underlying boards are exposed at the corners. No title page. It appears that the first 4 pages are absent. The first page present is p. 5. The text block is cracked at the beginning, and the text block is coming away from the spine. The first 40 pages are partially detached. Many of the gatherings are loose. There is a large 6 inch closed tear in p. 135. Pp. 217-220 are hanging on by a thread. Occasional small light stains on the pages. Several pages are chipped along the edges. As is. Item #27155
Includes photographic representations of Machinery Hall, The Delaware Building, The Texas Building, The Hayti Building, and much more.