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Exposition Universelle de Paris, 1889. Epreuves Photographiques Inalterables.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2819TLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 27, 2015 12:00PM


Exposition Universelle de Paris, 1889. Epreuves Photographiques Inalterables. Paris: Phototypie Bertaud Freres, [1889].
Oblong folio, title page printed in red and black, illustrated with ten "cliché" photographs of buildings created for the Paris World's Fair taken by J. Cornetet, including two striking views of the newly erected Eiffel Tower, specially built for the Fair, each photo reproduced in a red frame with caption; bound in publisher's red cloth, stamped in black and gold, featuring the Eiffel Tower, back board indicating that this souvenir of the Exposition was presented by the Hanover Fire Insurance Company; some spotting to contents, some leaves becoming detached, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

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Paris, Eiffel Tower, Hanover Fire Insurance Company