Chicago: A Century of Progress 1833-1933

Chicago: A Century of Progress 1833-1933

1933 Chicago: Marquette, First editon. Square octavo in blue cloth decorated and lettered in silver with image of an Indian and the Goddess of Industry. 158 pages plus index, illustrated throughout with sepia-toned photos. Introduction by Franklin Roosevelt with frontispiece portrait. An illustrated guide to Chicago's history and the 1933 Century of Progress exhibition with photos of exhibit halls in all their atr-deco glory as well as Lincoln's cabin, The Wizard of Oz exhibit and Byrd's Polar ship. A generally fine copy with minimal bumping at he tips. Issued without dust jacket. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: D256)


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