Be the guest of the west in '39 Golden Gate International Exposition on San Francisco Bay. This specially bound reprint of an article from the may issue of Popular Mechanics Magazine is indicative of the nation-wide interest in the 1939 World's Fair on San Francisco Bay as demonstrated by one of America's major publications

San Francisco: (exposition committee), no date, circa 1938. Unpaginated self-wraps, 12p. with eight pages in colors (some two-color, some almost-full-color). Offprint, booster campaign item (get-em into the tent), 9.5x6.5 inch staplebound color core (per Popular Mechanics with monochrome blue-on-white paste-fastened wrapper leaf added by the Expo floggers. Staples begun to rust; a very good copy, remarkably well-preserved actually.

Mostly distance views, imaginary or enhanced, including two of modellers reaching into their miniaturized domains. The most curious image is a multicolor aerial view of Treasure Island AFTER the exhibit building have been demolished and the whole artifice turned into radiating runways separated by huge green lawns: "When the fair is finished, the man-made island will become the airport pictured here" --a bad idea that didn't get better.

Cat.No: 167358

Price: $18.00