Canadian National Exhibition (C.N.E.) Toronto Official Souvenir Catalogue and Program, August 25 - September 9, 1939 - Transportation and Communications Year

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $299.95

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


108 pages. Colour photo ad for Simpson's inside front cover features coffee set purchased by the Queen. First page is a large four-panel fold-out map of the fairgrounds with all major venues identified. Backside of map features ad for Olympene Linament endorsed by stunt driver "Lucky" Teter who's personal photo and action photo appear. Full page photo portraits of CNE officials George Brigden and Elwood A. Hughes. General index on page 2 itemizes the dozens of features in this informative publication which are interspersed with charming vintage ads, our favourite being the black and white photo ad for the Deer Park Livery which shows their large fleet of Cadillac and McLaughlin-Buick cars for hire on page 56. Lengthy lists of exhibitors included. Inside of back cover features vintage two-colour ad for the prominent baker Christie, Brown, and Company. Back cover features great colour photo ad for the T. Eaton Co. showing the front of their five-storey Toronto store adorned with colourful banners and British flags. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this marvelous and informative Toronto collectible.