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NYC World's Fair 1939 The Chinese Lama Temple Exhibit

Sold ! This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-09-14)
Price : US $13.50



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The softcover booklet  listed above is in very good condition.  The front cover is clean and the inside pages are exceptionately clean and intact with numerous photographs included.  Vincent Bendix financed an expedition to Inner Mongolia to take steps to recreate and preserve one of the fine examples of Chinese temples.  Mr. Bendix agreed to provide the funds necessary for the recreation of the Potala of Jehol temple and its transportation to America where it was first exhibited in Chicago at the Century of Progress Exposition in 1933 and then disassembled and placed in a warehouse until shipment to New York City for erection at The 1939 World's Fair.  This booklet relates the story and history of the Chinese Lama Temple.  For those World's Fair memorabilia collectors, this very unique and unusual booklet is a must for your collections.  


$2.50 shipping and handling First Class Mail.  This item is sold as is.  If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail me.  Shipping to U.S. only.  Payment accepted through PayPal, cashier's check or money order.  Item will be shipped as soon as payment is received. 



Sold ! This book is sold (sold on 2008-09-14)



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