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International Exhibition, 1876 / United States Centennial Commission.

Author/Creator:
United States Centennial Commission.
Other Title:
United States International Exhibition, 1876
Publication:
Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1880-84.
Conference Name:
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
11 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Exhibitions -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Form/Genre:
Quarter bindings (Binding)
Marbled edges (Binding)
Endpapers (Binding)
Booksellers' labels (Provenance).
Contents:
v. 1. Report of the director-general, A.T. Goshorn. Reports of the bureaus of administration : Installation of Henry Pettit. Art by John Sartain. Machinery by John S. Albert. Agriculture by Burnet Landreth. Horticulture by Charles H. Miller. Engineering by H.J. Schwarzmann. Transportation by Dolphus Torrey. Admissions by David G. Yates. Awards by Francis A. Walker. Classification and catalogue by Dorsey Gardner. Medical service by William Pepper. Protection by A.T. Goshorn. Fire by Atwood Smith. Water-supply by Frederick Graff. Telegraphy by William J. Phillips.
v. 2. Reports of the president, secretary, and Executive committee. Together with the Journal of the final session of the commission.
v. 3-8. Reports and awards. Groups I-XXXVI and collective exhibits. Ed. by Francis A. Walker.
v. 9. Grounds and buildings of the Centennial exhibition ... Ed. by Dorsey Gardner.
v. 10-11. Report of the Board on behalf of the United States executive departments.
Notes:
Vols. 1-9 were issued only in a non-Congressional ed.; v. 10-11 "Report of the Board on behalf of the executive departments" were issued in a non-Congressional ed. and also as 47th Cong., 2nd sess. House. Misc. doc. 20 (v. 4, pt. 2).
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Quarter bound in green leather, with remainder of cover, end papers and edges marbled.
Athenaeum has: v.1-9.
Athenaeum copy: Gift of Sandra and Hyman Myers; additional set v.3-11 bound in brown publishers' cloth, stamped in gold, also gift of Sandra and Hyman Myers.
Athenaeum copy: set in brown publishers' cloth bears booksellers stamp on upper pastedown: "Acres of Books, Cincinnati."
Contributor:
Goshorn, A. T. (Alfred Traber), 1833-1902.
Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897.
Gardner, Dorsey, 1842-1894.
OCLC:
500450
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