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The Lantern

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Roosevelt Senior High School: 1930

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22120


Wraps, textured cloth, mild signs of wear ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

Chicago History XVII: 1/2

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Historical Society: 1988

Seller ID: 22787


Wraps, a fine copy, with a flexible record bound in of Allen Ginsberg reading selections from "Howl". Includes an article on the pioneering little magazine BIG TABLE, which published many of the Beat writers + a lengthy article and photo album on Chicago '68. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 118 pp View more info

Roseland-Pullman Area Sports Hall of Fame

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: n.p., Roseland-Pullman Area Sports Hall of Fame: 1984

Seller ID: 25907


Wraps, an awards programs, listing all the winners as well as the Board of Directors, with photos and many adverts from local supporters. Very good+. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 114 pp View more info

The World in Chicago Herald No. 1 and No. 2 (1912-1913)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, The World in Chicago, Inc.: 1912-1913

Seller ID: 26643


Wraps, very good copies. "Published in Connection with The World in Chicago, An Exposition of World-Wide Christian Missions." Text, photos, adverisements. Both covers announce The Great Exposition and Pageant, The Coliseum and Auditorium, May 3 to June 7, 1913. There were 4 issues in total. We are offering the first two. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 29;23 pp View more info

Official Pictures of the Century of Progress Exposition.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation: 1933

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27187


Wraps, copy somewhat soiled but VG+ or better. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Official Guide-Book of the Fair

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Century of Progress: 1933

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27190


Wraps, fine cooy, folding map, detailed Table of Contents, various lists, etc. Illustrated + advertisements. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 194 pp View more info

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Biographical Sketches of the Leading Men of Chicago: Written by the Best Talent of the Northwest

By: N/A

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Chicago, Wilson & St. Clair, Publishers: 1868

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28781


95 photographs, including one view of City Hall, two photos lacking (Wilkie & ). Fully bound in brown leather with elaborate blind stamping to front and rear boards, gilt-stamped spine has a few scuffs, rubbed joints suggest both boards have been reattached at some point and at that time, two blank leaves were inserted after the front free endpaper and one blank leaf was inserted at rear. As often happens with this book, uneven shrinkage of the albumen plates have led t... View more info

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Uncle Jeremiah and Family at the Great Fair. Their Observations and Triumphs

By: "Quodam"; Mayer, H. [Illus]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Laird & Lee, Publishers: 1893

Seller ID: 28776


Wraps, 60 illustrations. A very good+ copy with small chips at each spine end. There were a number of other Uncle Jeremiah books, but this one has Chicago and the World's Fair as its focus. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 237 pp View more info

Revised Code of Laws, of Illinois, Enacted by the Fifth General Assembly, by Their Session Held At Vandalia, Commencing on the Fourth Day of December, 1826, and Ending the Nineteenth of February, 1827. Published in Persuance of Law

By: (Illinois)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Vandalia, Robert Blackwell: 1827

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27581


Quarter leather over paper-covered boards, just good with much rubbing, staining on prelims and foxing throughout; worn. "The first revised code authorized and published by the state government." [Byrd 125] [Buck 1225] Prints the new Criminal Code (50pp) and specifies the creation of Perry County, Shelby County, Jo Davies County. This copy was used by the Grand Jury of Peoria County, according to an inscription on the first leaf. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40... View more info

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Governor Edward Coles

By: Alvord, Clarence Walworth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Springfield, Illinois State Historical Library: 1920

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27586


Good+ with acidic front free endpaper detached (but present, ) front hinge damaged. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library Volume XV Biographical Series Volume I; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 435 pp View more info

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The Great Chicago Fire, Described in Seven Letters by Men and Women Who Experienced Its Horrors, and Now Published in Commemoration of the Seventy-fifth Anniversary of the Catastrophe

By: Angle, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Historical Society: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28271


Near fine in very good- dust jacket with short tears and 1/8" curl along top edge. This curl has caused the jacket to ride the book 1/8" higher than it should. A standard history of the fire, illustrated with art work, photographs and reproductions of documents. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 85 pp View more info

Rare and Beautiful Imprints of Chicago

By: Bay, J. Christian

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chicago, Friends of Walter M. Hill: 1922

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 25903


Owner's bookplate on f.e.p. has had some bleed through to the rear verso, otherwise this is a fine copy. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Old Chicago (Metropolis, The Fort, The Duel, Debt of Honor)

By: Bradley, Mary Hastings

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28777


Very good to near fine copies with bright labels in very good dust jackets with light chipping at top edge. The colorful slipcase has split joints repaired with old tape, thus good. Four stories of old Chicago, set in 1835, 1858, 1856, and 1865-93, ending at the World's Fair.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 78;95;123;98 pp View more info

Downtown Chicago in Transition

By: Bronsky, Eric; Samors, Neal

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago's Book Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23144


Fine in fine dust jacket, a photo-history of downtown Chicago. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 253 pp View more info

Reflections on Hometown, USA. Growing Up in a Small Town During the 30's and 40's

By: Carlton, Joe, compiler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Elk Grove Village, IL, Majestic Mills Paper Co. ;: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 26878


Wraps, photo illustrated oral histories of growing up in Chicago suburbs Glen Ellyn and Glenbard. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 245 pp View more info

The Lake View Saga.

By: Clark, Stephen; (Shutt, Philip L. , editorial Consultant. )

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lake View Trust & Savings Bank: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23376


A fine copy, blue cloth stamped in silver, issued without dust jacket. Original wraps bound in. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pp View more info

Free Chicago Graphic. Vol 1, No. 1 (October 1969)

By: Doehrer, C. G. ed.(?)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, n.p: 1969

Seller ID: 28587


Wraps, tearing at folds, good+ with lead article "'The Conspiracy' behind the mask. Who? on the Chicago Conspiracy Trials and law, by Sherman Skolnick. ; tabloid 12 x 17"; 7 pp View more info

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Thirty Years in the Trenches, Covering Crooks, Characters and Capers

By: Drummond, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Louisville, Chicago Spectrum Press: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 28632


Wraps, fine copy, signed and inscribed by Drummond. Longtime Chicago newsman inducted into the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 251 pp View more info

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Chicago The Marvelous City of the West, A History, an Encyclopedia and Guide, 1891

By: Flinn, John J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Chicago), Flinn & Sheppard: 1891

Seller ID: 28767


Very good with browning pages, light chipping to corners of title page, page edges browning, spine sunned, mild rubbing at joints, and owner's private library marks on blank verso of frontispiece. Illustrated with photos.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 541 pages View more info

Chicago and its Makers, A Narrative of Events from the Day of the First Whit Man to the Inception of the Seconds World's Fair. With a chapter on Chicago Hotels and Restaurants by Wallace Rice.

By: Gilbert, Paul; Bryson, Charles Lee

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, FelIx Mendelsohn: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28358


Limited edition, this being copy no 526 of 2000 copies printed. Very good, showing general wear and soiling, front joint a bit rubbed. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1085 pp View more info