Lot 337The Great Exhibition ‘Crystal Palace’ Official Catalogue 1851...

Auction Date: 1/03/2016 at 10:30 am



The Great Exhibition ‘Crystal Palace’ Official Catalogue 1851 of the works of Industry of All Nations a compendious 320 page catalogue listing and detailing all the Exhibitors (probably over 15,000) their stand number, often their address, with description of goods they are showing. As well as the Class reference where in the Exhibition the Exhibitor in situated. Also a 2 page plan of the Crystal Palace showing the area of each subject. In original black leather binding (later issues had paper covers), size 17 x 20cm, in all a very useful reference listing all who exhibited there. Scarce first issue of this catalogue, printed before the opening on 1st May, with age related wear otherwise appears in good condition

Hammer Price: £300.00

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