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A NEW CONSCIENCE AND AN ANCIENT EVIL, Addams, Jane
1 Addams, Jane A NEW CONSCIENCE AND AN ANCIENT EVIL
New York The MacMillan Company 1912 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Small tear to upper spine end; Discussion of society's obligations to women and girls of modest circumstances ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 219 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
THE EXCELLENT BECOMES THE PERMANENT, Addams, Jane
2 Addams, Jane THE EXCELLENT BECOMES THE PERMANENT
New York The MacMillan Company 1932 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Wear to extremities. Previous ownership inkstamps to first three pages and endpapers ; A selection of memorial services addressing the question of the hereafter ; 8vo; 162 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
THE SPIRIT OF YOUTH AND THE CITY STREETS, Addams, Jane
3 Addams, Jane THE SPIRIT OF YOUTH AND THE CITY STREETS
New York The MacMillan Company 1909 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Slight wear to extremities and spine ends ; Every generation laments the 'youth of today' and it is their inalienable right to do so ; 8vo; 162 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
THE SPIRIT OF YOUTH AND THE CITY STREETS, Addams, Jane
4 Addams, Jane THE SPIRIT OF YOUTH AND THE CITY STREETS
New York The MacMillan Company 1909 First Edition Hardcover; Third Printing Very Good+ 
Slight wear to extremities. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper; Every generation laments the 'youth of today' and it is their inalienable right to do so ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 162 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
GEM OF THE PRAIRIE An Informal History of the Chicago Underworld, Asbury, Herbert
5 Asbury, Herbert GEM OF THE PRAIRIE An Informal History of the Chicago Underworld
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1940 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Wear with chipping and open tears to DJ. ; Notation to front flap of a reduced price edition, possibly from a couple of years later than the first edition despite the fact that the copyright page still says 'First Edition.' Story of the sordid world of the Chicago crime scene ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 377,xix pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
THE DAMMED MISSOURI VALLEY One Sixth of Our Nation, Baumhoff, Richard G.
6 Baumhoff, Richard G. THE DAMMED MISSOURI VALLEY One Sixth of Our Nation
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1951 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ with two small holes on top spine and with some rubbing to extremities. DJ Front cover with one rubbed spot from removed sale-tag. Former owner's name on front endpaper; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 291 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
INDIANA 1930, Board Of Public Printing
7 Board Of Public Printing INDIANA 1930
Indianapolis Board of Public Printing 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Boards with light rubbing to extremitites and with spine ends frayed ; Decorative boards with a brass lookalike seal of the State of Indiana. Profusely illustrated yearbook; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 172 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
THE VALLEY AND ITS PEOPLE A Portrait of TVA, Duffus, R. L.
8 Duffus, R. L. THE VALLEY AND ITS PEOPLE A Portrait of TVA
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1944 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ browned and with a few chips at spine ends. Boards a bit worn. Previous owner's writing on front endpaper ; 8vo; 167 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
CHICAGO A Personal History of America's Most American City, Farr, Finis
9 Farr, Finis CHICAGO A Personal History of America's Most American City
New Rochelle Arlington House 1973 0-87000-179-5 / 9780870001796 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Wear and chipping to price clipped DJ. DJ shows dampstaining and inexpert tape repair. Dampstaining to lower right hand of book block, scarcely affecting text. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper; A comprehensive history of the city, from when glaciers formed Lake Michigan up through 1968; 8vo; 428 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THIS IS WISCONSIN, Gard, Robert G.
10 Gard, Robert G. THIS IS WISCONSIN
Spring Green Wisconsin House 1969 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
One closed tear to DJ ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 317 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
THE MENNONITES IN IOWA Marking the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Coming of the Mennonites to Iowa, Gingerich, Melvin
11 Gingerich, Melvin THE MENNONITES IN IOWA Marking the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Coming of the Mennonites to Iowa
Iowa City State Historical Society of Iowa 1939 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Minor rubbing to spine ends. Former owner's name on front endpaper ; Decorative dark blue boards with gilt linear design along edges, gilt lettering and vignette; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 419 pages 
Price: 90.00 USD
 
 
FIGHT FOR A CITY The Story of the Union League Club of Chicago and its Times. 1880-1955, Grant, Bruce
12 Grant, Bruce FIGHT FOR A CITY The Story of the Union League Club of Chicago and its Times. 1880-1955
Chicago Rand McNally & Company 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear & chipping to DJ; SIGNED by both the author and the president of the Union League Club on a printed tipped in card; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 352 pages 
Price: 80.00 USD
 
 
FIGHT FOR A CITY The Story of the Union League Club of Chicago and its Times. 1880-1955, Grant, Bruce
13 Grant, Bruce FIGHT FOR A CITY The Story of the Union League Club of Chicago and its Times. 1880-1955
Chicago Rand McNally & Company 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear & discoloration to DJ; SIGNED by both the author and the president of the Union League Club on a printed tipped in card; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 352 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
CHICAGO A Photographic Journey, Harris, Bill
14 Harris, Bill CHICAGO A Photographic Journey
New York Crescent Books 1989 0-517-00170-5 / 9780517001707 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
15 Haskell, Henry C. ; Fowler, Richard B. CITY OF THE FUTURE A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950
Kansas City Frank Glenn Publishing Co. 1950 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ with small chips and tears along edges. Pages a bit yellowed (as usual) ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 193 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE WESTERN RESERVE The Story of New Connecticut in Ohio, Hatcher, Harlan
16 Hatcher, Harlan THE WESTERN RESERVE The Story of New Connecticut in Ohio
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill Company 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
Spine faded; SIGNED by author to title page. Stated first edition. Sponsored by a local bank; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 365 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
CHICAGO AFTERNOONS WITH LEON 99 1/2 Years Old and Looking Forward, Heise, Kenan
17 Heise, Kenan CHICAGO AFTERNOONS WITH LEON 99 1/2 Years Old and Looking Forward
Authorhouse 2007 1434347370 / 9781434347374 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo; 103 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
CHICAGO. THE BEAUTIFUL A City Reborn, Heise, Kenan
18 Heise, Kenan CHICAGO. THE BEAUTIFUL A City Reborn
Chicago Bonus Books 2001 1-56625-164-8 / 9781566251648 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
SIGNED by the author; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 276 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
TVA Adventure in Planning, Huxley, Julian
19 Huxley, Julian TVA Adventure in Planning
Surrey The Architectural Press 1944 Hardcover; Third Printing Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Several open tears to DJ; The Tennessee Valley Authority provided low cost electricity to rural regions of Appalachia, a project on a scale unimaginable today. Noted author Huxley provides the full story; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 144 pages 
Price: 80.00 USD
 
 
STATE OF MISSOURI. OFFICIAL MANUAL FOR THE YEARS 1967-1968, Kirkpatrick, James C. ; Goodwin, Thelma P.
20 Kirkpatrick, James C. ; Goodwin, Thelma P. STATE OF MISSOURI. OFFICIAL MANUAL FOR THE YEARS 1967-1968
Secretary of State 1968 Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs; 8vo; 1326 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE CHICAGO HAYMARKET RIOT Anarchy on Trial. Selected Source Materials for College Research Papers, Kogan, Bernard R.
21 Kogan, Bernard R. THE CHICAGO HAYMARKET RIOT Anarchy on Trial. Selected Source Materials for College Research Papers
Boston D. C. Heath and Company 1959 Softcover Very Good 
Minor rubbing to extremities; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 114 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
22 Larsen, Erling MINNESOTA TRAILS A Sentimental History
Minneapolis T. S. Denison & Company 1958 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Chipping and possible discoloration to DJ; A book very nearly unique in the field of regional writing, from the dust jacket summary. Author Larsen takes us through the trails of Minnesota and shows us how he came to settle there; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 175 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
IN CABINS AND SOD-HOUSES, MacBride, Thomas Huston
23 MacBride, Thomas Huston IN CABINS AND SOD-HOUSES
Iowa City State Historical Society of Iowa 1928 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Minor rubbing to spine ends. First few pages with light foxing. Back hinge started; Decorative red boards with gilt linear design along edges, gilt lettering and vignette. Top edge gilt ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 368 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
HOOSIER CITY The Story of Indianapolis, Nolan, Jeannette Covert
24 Nolan, Jeannette Covert HOOSIER CITY The Story of Indianapolis
New York Julian Messner, Inc. 1943 First Edition Hardcover; Second Printing Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ with small chips along edges. Bookplate; A Cities of America Biography; B&W Illustrations; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 317 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
CATHEDRAL OF COMPASSION Dramatic Outline of the Life of Jane Addams 1860-1935, Oakley, Violet
25 Oakley, Violet CATHEDRAL OF COMPASSION Dramatic Outline of the Life of Jane Addams 1860-1935
Philadelphia The Women's International League for Peace & Freedom 1955 Privately Printed Hardcover Very Good+ 
Many pages uncut. Wear & slight discoloration to boards. Information marked out on half-title page and rear endpaper ; Stated limited edition. The life of the noted charity worker ; 8vo; 104 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
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