Lot 464

1894 The Magic City A Massive Portfolio World Fair

Estimate: $250 - $500

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Featured in this lot is this 1894 The Magic City: A Massive Portfolio of Original Photographic Views of the Great World's Fair and its treasures of art, including a vivid representation of the famous Midway Plaisance and with graphic descriptions by America's brilliant historical and descriptive writer J.W. Buel. This is a photographic and historical representation of The "Magic City" By-The-Lake, with its vast treasures of the world's art reproduced in splendid realism, as it was seen by millions of visitors, in a series of 300 magnificent photographic views. The condition of this portfolio is poor with some serious damage to the spine and to the cover with some damage to the inside spine and some of the pages showing tears. The measurements of this portfolio is 11 1/4" x 13 3/4".