1852 · Philadelphia
Twelve essays about the effects of => the Great Exhibition of 1851 on different industries written by experts in the field, including mining, agriculture, education, engineering, and more.
Provenance: From the German Society of Philadelphia (properly released) with bookplate on front pastedown and its 19th-century handwritten shelfmark on endpaper. Publisher's red textured cloth with title and ALL authors' names gilt-lettered on spine; covers double-ruled in blind, gilt circlet surrounding title on front cover, yellow endpapers with printed publisher's advertisements; binding gently rubbed and lightly soiled, spine pulled at top with loss of cloth and text moderately cocked. Marked as above, interior clean. (Inventory #: 36185)