Nashville, TN: Burch, Hinton & Co., 1897. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 6 X 9 Inches. 216 PP. Good +. Item #2555
Original softcover catalogue housed in a 1969 (Binder's date on rear endpaper) hard binding with title stamped in gilt on spine. Original covers bound in. Numerous full-page B/W photos of buildings from the Centennial expostion. The official directory of the expostion with original two-page map of the grounds intact. Dozens of period ads for everything from bicycles to Tasteless Chill Tonic (that apparently "Makes Children as Fat as Pigs"). Original paper covers a bit chipped and tape-repaired at edges. Original price of 25 cents on front cover. Original "Concessions Department" ticket glued to rear paper cover. Text mostly clean. A very scarce publication from the official centennial celelbration of the State of Tenessee.