Sale 167 Lot 246
(CHICAGO, CENTURY OF PROGRESS) PRESENTATION PHOTO ALBUM
A Century of Progress International Exposition Chicago, 1933-1934. Chicago: Kaufmann-Fabry Photographers, n.d. (c. 1934)
Large 4to, full blue pebbled leather, gilt decorations to spine and front board, moire silk endpapers, original publisher's slipcase. One of a small number of copies printed for major contributors to the World's Fair, this copy for Homer J. Buckley, "in grateful acknowledgement of valuable support." Each photograph is a silver-gelatin print on thick mat paper showing scenes from the Fair annotated in pencil by the photographers. Minor wear to boards; wear to slipcase with tape repair to edges; otherwise a fine copy.
Estimate $ 800-1,200