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1 THE STATE OF WISCONSIN: EMBRACING BRIEF SKETCHES OF THE HISTORY, POSITION, RESOURCES AND INDUSTRIES...
Madison, WI 1876 
86,85pp. Incls a catalog of exhibits at the "Phila. Centennial". Front wrp retained in later lib. cl. Exposition. Copies on line to one twenty five (10/14). (3487260759)
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2 Century of Progress OFFICIAL PICTURES OF A CENTURY OF EXPOSITION.
Chicago c.1931 10 x 7" 
(62)pp. Color wrps, fine in orig. envelope. Illinois. (4196217678)
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3 D. Appleton & Co. THE ART JOURNAL
New York 1876 Folio 
380pp. 24 numbers, each in wrps as issued. Some expected fraying to wrps: print margins intact. One issued damped at top margin not affecting images. The 32 full page steel engravings with modest foxing. The Johansons' note pgs. 162-336 devoted to the Philadelphia Centennial. Generally each issue will feature many wood cut illus. relating to the decorative arts. Beyond that, purveyors of decorative materials are well represented in the ads. (5618302089)
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4 Eastern States Exposition OFFICIAL CATALOG AND PROGRAM (OF THE) EASTERN STATES EXPOSITION.
Springfield, MA 1930 
238pp. First ed. Wrps w/some spotting & age soil. Cattle comprise 60% of this catalog, w/horses, pigs & sheep grazing along thereafter. No copy of any catalog from the Expo online. Incl. Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island. The attendance exceeded a quarter million. One bldg was above three acres (under roof). No copy on line.OCLC locates one copy for this year . (4861201371) 
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5 Hunt, F. Knight (ed.) THE BOOK OF ART: CARTOONS, FRESCOES, SCULPTURE AND DECORATIVE ART...DIRECTIONS FOR PAINTING FRESCO.
London 1846 4to 
189pp. Orig. blue cl., refurbished later lea. labels (extra set laid in). One signature loose. Beyond directions from various sources (Pozzo, Eastwood) the author reports on exhibitors in Parliament's new buildings (1843 &1844). Over 500 entries are noted, incl. the 1st cartoon (pre-fresco) exhibition in Westminster Hall. Hunt is much better known for his two vol. hist. of the 4th estate. This title (Fresco) is found in no libraries per OCLC. Deco. (3451421778)
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6 Tomlinson, Charles CYCLOPAEDIA OF USEFUL ARTS. MECHANICAL AND CHEMICAL, MANUFACTURES, MINING AND ENGINEERING
London & NY 1852-4 
43 sections. All in original wrps. A few cover spots, a few w/ creases. Some foxing. "With several hundred engravings". Much of the text influenced by the Great Industrial Exhibition of 1851. Extra shipping. (5891899776)
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