Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. g- to g+. Large Quarto. 181pp. Original gray paper-covered boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Photo-illustrated title page. Second Annual Exhibition under the auspices of the Chicago Architectural Exhibition League. After years of exhibitions made up entirely of drawings and sketches the League expanded the exhibition by including photographs and full sized casts or models from real buildings which have played an important part of the world's architectural history. Fully illustrated with distinctive photographs of architectural drawings, buildings and models of buildings throughout. Some fifty pages of illustrated and photo-illustrated advertisements including full index of advertisements at rear. Last full page advertisement pasted to inside back cover. No OCLC records. Light wear along edges of binding with joints of spine partially broken and repaired with clear taper, some chips. Gilt lettering on spine faded. Stamp of previous owner on inside front cover. Minor foxing to last two pages. Block lightly age-toned. Binding in overall good-, interior in good to good+ condition. (Inventory #: 40523)
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