|Other titles||1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||299|
One of the best kept secrets in San Francisco, the nonprofit Book Club of California is a haven for book lovers, honoring the art and history of books -- from the printing process and typography. Thus begins Richard Reinhardt’s delightful and beautifully written memoir/history “Treasure Island; San Francisco’s Exposition Years”. As I plowed through piles of material while researching the Treasure Island podcasts, this book leapt out at me, outshining its fellow tomes like a diamond in a dustbin. Co-Sponsored by the San Francisco Museum & Historical Society. San Francisco’s Jewel City: The Panama-Pacific International Exposition of takes readers on an in-depth tour of the PPIE, revealing the dramas of constructing the fair and the displays of culture and industry that awaited within the exposition walls: electrical home appliances, rides in a homemade airplane, . “San Francisco’s Jewel City: The Panama-Pacific International Exposition of ” by Laura Ackley (Heyday Books and the California Historical Society, $40, pages).
The San Francisco Fair, held in the burgeoning city's Golden Gate Park, was the first U.S. hosted Exposition west of the Mississippi River. When the Fair closed in June of , more than two million people had seen its incredible exhibits as well as this promising new land. About the book marks the centennial year of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, when host city San Francisco emerged from the ashes of earthquake and fire as a center of beauty and progress. This lavishly illustrated volume is as much a triumph as the fair itself. About San Francisco’s Jewel City: The Panama-Pacific International Exposition: marks the centennial year of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, when host city San Francisco emerged from the ashes of earthquake and fire as a center of beauty and progress. On the Presidio’s waterfront and in what is now the Marina District. James A. Ganz, ed, Jewel City: Art from San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exhibition, Berkeley, CA: University of California, , ISBN , pp. In , San Francisco held a world’s fair to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal. The Panama-Pacific International Exposition declared the joining of Atlantic and Pacific .
Treasure Island San Francisco's Exposition Years by Reinhardt, Richard Edition: 2nd Printing Book condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Panorama: Tales of San Francisco's Pan-Pacific International Exposition by Lee Bruno (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(2). Many are on display during San Francisco's year-long celebration of the year anniversary of the PPIE. Some of the highlights taking place include: Throughout the year at the Palace of Fine Arts, the California Historical Society presents "City Rising: San Francisco and the World's Fair," featuring an overview of the fair, illustrated Author: Rick Paulas. Very text heavy! Its definitely more of a history book than an art book, though samples of its art is includeds. I read this at the same time that I read a more art heavy book about the same fair: Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition/5.