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The Chicago World's Fair of 1893: A Photographic Recordby Stanley Appelbaum
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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.
Offers text and 128 rare, vintage photographs of two hundred buildings and includes coverage of the original ferris wheel, the first midway, and Edison’s kinetoscope.
About the Author
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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