A Brief History of the Invention and Construction of The Ferris

[FERRIS WHEEL]. A Brief History of the Invention and Construction of The Ferris Wheel together with a Short Biography of George W.G. Ferris, esq.

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1893 CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR.

[FERRIS WHEEL]. A Brief History of the Invention and Construction of The Ferris Wheel together with a Short Biography of George W.G. Ferris, esq. Chicago; The Winters Art Litho. Co. [1893].

Large 12mo. Original cream glazed, and grained, chromolithographed card covers with plates to both panels, stapled; pp. [12] including wrappers; with central double-page chromolithograph depicting a birds-eye view of the exposition buildings from the summit of the Ferris Wheel at Jackson Park, Chicago; a very attractive copy with mild external rubbing and dusting, a couple of minor marks to lower cover, and tiny splitting to spine ends; a scarce, and ephemeral, survival.
First edition.

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