Paris Exposition Universelle 1900 Panorama view book great images rare bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Old Books, Photography, Paris, 1900, Exposition Universelle].
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Le Panorama Exposition Universelle, ed. Ludovic Baschet.
Published 1900, Paris, by Libraire D'Art.
160 pages, 326 black and white images, including a good number of double page panoramic views. Text in French. Long multi-folding panorama at rear (small loss in spots). Oblong format.
Period collector's pictorial album binding, stamped and gilt cover decorations. Floral end papers.
Binding remains clean and sound, edge wear, overall scuffing, slight soiling, etc. Some interior pages show signs of amateur edge repair done lone ago, but the overwhelming majority remain clean. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive. Large folding panorama at rear.
Contains hundreds of scenes captured during the Paris Exposition of 1900, including scenes of Paris, the Eiffel Tower, the various exhibits, national displays, street scenes, inventions, etc.
Wonderful pictorial record by a skilled photographer capturing the excitement and splendor of this grand event.
Book measures: 11" H X 14" W.