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Johnson, Willis Fletcher and John Habberton: My country 'tis of thee; or, the United States of America, its past, present, and future, 1892

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Broadside, large folio (508 mm.); 4 engraved illustrations, 3 of which show various views of the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1892-3; a few tears from previous folds affecting text without loss of meaning, else a very good copy. Advertises "A philosophic view of American history and of our present status, to be seen in the Columbian Exposition or World's Fair". Introduction by the President of the Board Lady Managers of the World's Columbian Exposition, Mrs. Potter Palmer. Call for 100,00 "wide awake agents to engage at once" and a word of caution against being "deceived and defrauded by unscrupulous publishers who are trying to palm off incomplete and unreliable works...You cannot afford to make a mistake in this matter. You have no time to experiment." Prospectus not in OCLC.

Filed under W.W. Ho.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


Author: Johnson, Willis Fletcher and John Habberton

Philadelphia: W.W. Houston & Company.

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Johnson, Willis Fletcher and John Habberton: My country 'tis of thee; or, the United States of America, its past, present, and future; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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