Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000. First edition. Hardback. Item #26385
10.5" x 8.5". 273pp. Black cloth stamped in gilt, in dust wrapper. Near fine condition; near fine jacket. With black & white photo illustrations. Ye Olde Curiosity Shop is a store on the Central Waterfront of Seattle, Washington. The business was founded in 1899. Best known today as a souvenir shop, it also has aspects of a dime museum, and was for many years an important supplier of Northwest Coast art to museums. The store has been owned by four generations of the same family. (As of 2008.) In 1933, the Seattle Star named Ye Olde Curiosity Shop one of the "Seven Wonders of Seattle". With many black & white photo illustrations.