Paris and Half-Europe in '78: The Paris Exposition of 1878 Henry Morford ~ European Travel & World's Fair


Title: Paris, and Half-Europe in '78: The Paris Exposition of 1878, Its Side-Shows and Excursions; including Travel and Adventure in Belgium, Germany, on the Rhine, across the Swiss Alps, in Italy and the Tyrol

Author: Henry Morford

Description: Publisher's red cloth boards decoratively stamped in gilt. Cloth rubbed at extremities; some moderate soiling on front cover. Interior is unmarked. A few pages show light spots of soiling or foxing, but is otherwise generally clean. 8vo. 371, [50] pages. 7.25 x 5.2 inches. Placed in an archival mylar sleeve.

Detailed account of the third Paris World's Fair (the 1878 Exposition Universelle) and descriptions of travels in Belgium, Germany, on the Rhine, across the Swiss Alps, in Italy and the Tyro. Concludes with fifty pages of illustrated advertisements for manufacturers who presented at the exposition.

The author, Henry Morford (1823-1881), was a New York City novelist, playwright, and journalist. In 1876, he opened a bookstore that specialized in travel literature.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good–
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Geo. W. Carleton & Co.
Place: New York
Year: 1879

Keywords: travel, travelogue, Europe, 1870s, Paris World's Fair, Exposition Universelle,

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