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A Guide to the Great Exhibition

Great Exhibition (1851 London, England)

A Guide to the Great Exhibition

containing a description of every principal object of interest : with a plan, pointing out the easiest and most systematic way of examining the contents of the Crystal Palace

by Great Exhibition (1851 London, England)

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Published by George Routledge and Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England),
  • Crystal Palace (London, England)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRoutledge"s guide through the Great Exhibition, Routledge"s exhibition guide
    ContributionsG. Routledge & Co, Cox and Wyman
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 231, [16] p., [1] folded leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25462793M

    Great Exhibition, the setting of each book in and around Oxford, and recurring characters—encouraging readers to read the whole series—each is a stand-alone story, enabling readers to read the series in any order. With the rise of the steam punk movement (focusing on more fantastical. Book Review: The Great Exhibition (by John R. Davis): BH. The Great Exhibition, by John R. Davis, Published by Sutton Publishing, Fifth Avenue, New York, New York pages. $36 hardcover. It is 1st May, More t people have thronged into the Crystal Palace. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert arrive as if for the State.

      What makes a great exhibition book? Is it the quality of the reproductions, the research the book presents, the look and feel of the book or the ability of the book to communicate its ideas engagingly? Three industry experts have their say: Our thanks to them all for their thoughts and time. Matt Page, Art History student at The Courtauld Institute of Art and . Tallis's Illustrated London, in Commemoration of the Great Exhibition of All Nations in , Forming a Complete Guide to the British Metropolis and Its Environs (Paperback) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Official Catalogue of the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations (Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century) by Anonymous, Anonymous and a great selection of related books, art . Originally published in , this book provides a detailed history of the piano-forte from its invention in Italy in the eighteenth century until the presentation of the first European cast-iron frame for a piano at the Great Exhibition. Harding also analyses the role of the piano as a.


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