Washington, DC: American Historical Association, 1980. Wraps. ix, 1055-1347 p. Includes: illustrations, index. 50 pages of advertisements at the back. Footnotes.
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New York: Harper's Magazine Foundation, 1999. 29 cm, 100, wraps, illus. (some color), color map, some damage to front cover where mailing label has been partially removed.
Simla: Government of India Press, 1934. Oversized, 318, tables, glossary, few library markings, corners of a few pages bent, cloth on bds & spine wrinkled & some small tears.
Chicago: A Century of Progress, 1933. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. 194 pages. Illustrations (a few in color). Format is approximately 5.75 inches by 9 25 inches. Folding map. Cover has some wear, soiling, tears and chips. Corners of some pages creased. A Century of Progress International Exposition was a World's Fair registered under the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), which was held in Chicago, as The Chicago World's Fair, from 1933 to 1934 to celebrate the city's centennial. The theme of the fair was technological innovation. The fair's motto was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Adapts". Its architectural symbol was the Sky Ride, a transporter bridge perpendicular to the shore on which one could ride from one side of the fair to the other. One description of the fair noted that the world, "then still mired in the malaise of the Great Depression, could glimpse a happier not-too-distant future, all driven by innovation in science and technology." Visitors saw the latest wonders in rail travel, automobiles, architecture and robots.
Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Greene Press, c1976. First Printing. 24 cm, 370, illus., chronology, index, edges soiled, some wear and soiling to DJ.
Homewood, IL: R.D. Irwin, 1965. First Printing. 23 cm, 257, wraps, illus., cover soiled, some wear to top edge of cover. Inscribed by the author.
Lexington, MA: Heath Lexington Books, 1971. Hardcover. xi, 221 p.; 23 cm. Notes. Index.
Philadelphia, PA: Am Academy of Pol & Soc Sci, 1943. Hardcover. 24 cm, 279 pages. Tables, diagrams, index, boards somewhat worn, faded, and soiled, pencil erasure on front endpaper, ink notation ins fr bd.
New York: Arno Press, 1974. Reprint Edition. 24 cm, 168, tables, footnotes, index, some soiling to boards and spine.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1940. First? Edition. First? Printing. 19 cm, 88, stiff board covers, diagrams, boards soiled and worn at edges and spine, pencil erasure on front endpaper.
New York: Norton, c1978. First Edition. First Printing. 24 cm, 287, illus., DJ flap price clipped.
Aylesbury, England: Hazell Watson and Viney Ltd, 1954. First? Printing. 26 cm, 128, illus., fold-out map, errata, substantial foxing to edges and DJ, DJ worn, discolored, frayed, chipped, sm tears, pcs missing.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1953. 21 cm, 273, illus.
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1995. Reprint. Later printer. Trade paperback. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 176 p. Illustrations, black & white. Index.
St. Paul, MN: Governor's Study Commission, 1958. First? Edition. First? Printing. 196, maps, figures, tables, apps, some bd wear/soiling. Inscribed by Gov. Orville Freeman to economist John Kenneth Galbraith.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1954. 354, illus., maps, tables, charts, appendix, references, index, DJ worn and soiled: small tears, small pieces missing.
New York: Viking, 2005. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xi, , 575,  pages. Maps. Further Readings, Illustrations. Illustration credits. Index. Pencil erasure residue on fep. Signed on title page. Autographed sticker on front of DJ. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Jared Mason Diamond (born September 10, 1937) is an American scientist and author best known for his popular science books The Third Chimpanzee (1991); Guns, Germs, and Steel (1997, awarded a Pulitzer Prize); Collapse (2005); and The World Until Yesterday (2012). Originally trained in physiology, Diamond is known for drawing from a variety of fields, including anthropology, ecology, geography and evolutionary biology. He is a professor of geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. In 2005, Diamond was ranked ninth on a poll by Prospect and Foreign Policy of the world's top 100 public intellectuals.
New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1937. 309, illus., biblio, discolor ins bds, some foxing to text & fore-edge, DJ quite worn & foxed: sm tears, sm pcs missing.
Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 1991. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xviii, 222 pages. Illustrations. Index to Counties. Index to Towns. Name of previous owner on fep. The post cards are reproduced at 86% to 96% of original size. The post card was, or could be, an inexpensive means of advertising. Cards postmarked in the city that was the subject of the view were particularly sought after. In 1909 one national post card collector's club based in Philadelphia claimed to have ten thousand members. After the Columbian Exposition, several companies began to issue limited edition series of postcards. In the early 1900's Eastman Kodak developed a postcard size paper which photographs could be printed on. The first picture post cards from Georgia were a set of twelve views commemorating the Cotton States Exposition held in Atlanta in 1895 and sold from vending machines. The rest is history and is documents in this monumental and intriguing work.
New York: Viking, 1985. 24 cm, 502, front DJ flap folded, minor soiling to edges.
State College, PA: Pennsylvania State College, 1946. 24 cm, 540, illus. (inc. 1 fold-out), appendices, index, some scratching and wear to boards.
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1997. First Printing. 24 cm, 292, references, index, some library markings, rough spots inside boards where DJ had been pasted and then removed.
Wilmington, DE: Du Pont, 2007. 24, wraps, illus. (some in color).
Washington, DC: Worldwatch Institute, 1979. First? Edition. First? Printing. 22 cm, 48, wraps, references, covers somewhat worn and soiled. Worldwatch Paper, 30; printed on recycled paper.
New York: 1939. New York World's Fair Edition. Hardcover. 3 p.., 94,  p. illus. 20 cm. Includes Illustrations.