San Francisco: Pacific Novelty Co, ca. 1915. not stated. Softcover. This edition is scarce and quite collectible. Tight bound oblong 4to, 10"x13". The cover is heavy paper with embossed Deco design frame holding a pastedown of the fair buildings. There is a two-page fold-out aerial view of the entire fairgrouds at the end of the photos. Originally, the book had 30 full-color 3-D mounted prints, one is missing. Otherwise all are in place in lovely shape, crisp and clear. The outside cover is lightly worn with small chips and scuffs around the edges and somewhat darkened with age. Many different souvenier books of this type were sold at the fair and this is one of those. It is definitely one of the early ones. very Good for age. / None, as issued, Item #17729
The Panama–Pacific International Exposition was a world's fair held in San Francisco, California, U.S., from February 20 to December 4, 1915 to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal. It was also widely seen in The City as an opportunity to showcase its recovery from the 1906 earthquake, and it certainly didi that!