The Land We Live In. Centennial Art Gallery 1776-1876. FAIRS AND EXPOSITIONS, PHILADELPHIA.
The Land We Live In. Centennial Art Gallery 1776-1876
The Land We Live In. Centennial Art Gallery 1776-1876

The Land We Live In. Centennial Art Gallery 1776-1876

Philadelphia: L.A. Godey, 1876.

First Edition. 6.5 x 10 inches, unpaginated (ca. 60 pp), in original illustrated wrappers, with ads on endpapers and back cover. Wrappers have chipping and short tears to the egdes, internals fine.

A scarce centennial souvenir produced by the publisher of Godey's Lady's Book, containing 24 steel-engraved plates, the first eight of which show the buildings and grounds of the Centennial International Exposition in Philadelphia. The remainder illustrate historic scenes of a patriotic nature, including the Battles of Concord and Trenton; Fort Duquesne; the Tomb of Washington; Faneuil Hall; and Heroic Women of the Revolution, among others. Each of the patriotic plates is accompanied by explanatory text on the facing page. One copy located in OCLC (NYPL).

Item #19597

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