New York World's Fair 1939

NY: New York World's Fair 1939 Inc. 1936. First edition. Hardcover. 34 pages in text. Elephant folio, 62 x 49 cm. Grover Whalen's stunning promotional piece for the forthcoming New York World's Fair, handsomely printed by Lord and Thomas with wide text margins on high quality stock. Host of color plates, plans, aerial views, and black and white illustrations. The Board of Directors and list of Incorporators, an array of the most notable socially elite and lords of industry. Bookplate, beveled edges, corners and backstrip extremities worn, slight toning front free endpaper, and very bottom of text not affecting print areas. Orig. blue pebble grained cloth, front cover decorated [head of the Statue of Liberty] and lettered in gilt, Very good. Item #19267

Price: $200.00

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