Very Good. Item #13109
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1880. First Edition. Five volumes; octavo; uniformly bound in publisher's green gilt-embossed cloth; numerous plates throughout, including myriad folding, double-paged and color, text illus. throughout (collated and complete). Light shelf wear to cloth extremities, chiefly at spine ends, brief paper remnants to front cover of Vol. I, a few early leaves wrinkled and slightly worn at head of Vol. II, hairline crack to Vol. V front hinge, else a Very Good, still quite brilliant set.
Monumental report detailing the 1878 Paris Universal Exposition, which featured artistic, technological, and agricultural progress across the globe.