11 October 2005
BLAKE, William P., editor. Reports of the United States Commissioners to the Paris Universal Exposition, 1867. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1870.
6 volumes, 8o. Numerous folding plates. Original cloth (light fading to spines). Provenance: Ingalls Memorial Library (bookplate in some volumes).
The Reports of the Commissioners to the Paris Exposition includes: "Report on the Fine Arts;" "The Fine Arts applied to the useful Arts;" "Reports upon the precious Metals, being statistical Notices, etc;" "Machinery and Processes of the Industrial Arts...;" "Examination of the Telegraphic Apparatus and the processes in Telegraphy" by Samuel Morse; and many other reports.
[With:] USHER, James M. Paris Universal Exposition, 1867. With a full description of awards rendered to the United States Department. Boston: Nation Office, 1868. 8o. Original gilt lettered green cloth. (7)
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