Masterpieces of Art Exhibition at the New York World's Fair 1939 Official Souvenir Guide & Picture Book

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Masterpieces of Art Exhibition at the New York World's Fair 1939 Official Souvenir Guide & Picture Book, with foreward by William R. Valentiner, Director-General and an Introduction to the Exhibition by Alfred M. Frankfurter, member of the Executive Committee; New York, The Art News, 1939. Paperback 4to, 17pp intro including committee members and exhibition floor plan, 130 bw plates, xx pp of ads including contemporary NY galleries. Only 2 of original color loose plates are present: 6-Rembrandt and 8-Hogarth. G+: long pencil mark and po name in pencil on front cover, corners bumped with 1-inch tear at top of spine and smaller tear at bottom, light creasing on covers, clear envelope in front (for plates) tanned with bleed-through on title page, pages good, subscription card removed from back, Rembrandt color plate has creased edge.