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A NEW CONSCIENCE AND AN ANCIENT EVIL

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13832

Condition: Very Good+


Small tear to upper spine end; Discussion of society's obligations to women and girls of modest circumstances ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 219 pages View more info

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THE SPIRIT OF YOUTH AND THE CITY STREETS

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1909

Order Number: 13833

Condition: 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 View more info

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THE EXCELLENT BECOMES THE PERMANENT

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1932

Order Number: 13023

Condition: 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 View more info

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GEM OF THE PRAIRIE An Informal History of the Chicago Underworld

By: Asbury, Herbert

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1940

Order Number: 14869

Condition: 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 View more info

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THE DAMMED MISSOURI VALLEY One Sixth of Our Nation

By: Baumhoff, Richard G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4504

Condition: 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 View more info

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INDIANA 1930

By: Board Of Public Printing

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Board of Public Printing: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9522

Condition: 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 View more info

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THE VALLEY AND ITS PEOPLE A Portrait of TVA

By: Duffus, R. L.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1944

Order Number: 4343

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for CHICAGO A Personal History of America's Most American City

CHICAGO A Personal History of America's Most American City

By: Farr, Finis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Rochelle, Arlington House: 1973

Order Number: 13026

ISBN: 0-87000-179-5

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for THE STATES AND TERRITORIES OF THE GREAT WEST Including Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minesota, Kansas, and Nebraska

THE STATES AND TERRITORIES OF THE GREAT WEST Including Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minesota, Kansas, and Nebraska

By: Ferris, Jacob

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York And Auburn, Miller, Orton and Mulligan: 1856

Order Number: 18068

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities and light bumping to one corner. Minute tears to spine ends. Endpapers a bit browned. Map missing; Beautifully decorated blindstamped boards with faded gilt shield. Unusually handsome and tight copy. From a time when the West started right after Pennsylvania; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 352 pages View more info

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THIS IS WISCONSIN

By: Gard, Robert G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Spring Green, Wisconsin House: 1969

Order Number: 17305

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


One closed tear to DJ ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 317 pages View more info

Image for THE MENNONITES IN IOWA Marking the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Coming of the Mennonites to Iowa

THE MENNONITES IN IOWA Marking the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Coming of the Mennonites to Iowa

By: Gingerich, Melvin

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Iowa City, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4534

Condition: 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 View more info

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FIGHT FOR A CITY The Story of the Union League Club of Chicago and its Times. 1880-1955

By: Grant, Bruce

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13020

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for FIGHT FOR A CITY The Story of the Union League Club of Chicago and its Times. 1880-1955

FIGHT FOR A CITY The Story of the Union League Club of Chicago and its Times. 1880-1955

By: Grant, Bruce

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13021

Condition: 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 View more info

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CHICAGO A Photographic Journey

By: Harris, Bill

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1989

Order Number: 17567

ISBN: 0-517-00170-5

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages View more info

CITY OF THE FUTURE A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950

By: Haskell, Henry C. ; Fowler, Richard B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Frank Glenn Publishing Co.: 1950

Order Number: 4524

Condition: 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 View more info

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THE WESTERN RESERVE The Story of New Connecticut in Ohio

By: Hatcher, Harlan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Order Number: 13863

Condition: Very Good+


Spine faded; SIGNED by author to title page. Stated first edition. Sponsored by a local bank; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 365 pages View more info

Image for CHICAGO. THE BEAUTIFUL A City Reborn

CHICAGO. THE BEAUTIFUL A City Reborn

By: Heise, Kenan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Bonus Books: 2001

Order Number: 9548

ISBN: 1-56625-164-8

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


SIGNED by the author; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 276 pages View more info

Image for CHICAGO AFTERNOONS WITH LEON 99 1/2 Years Old and Looking Forward

CHICAGO AFTERNOONS WITH LEON 99 1/2 Years Old and Looking Forward

By: Heise, Kenan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Authorhouse: 2007

Order Number: 17564

ISBN: 1434347370

Condition: Near Fine


8vo; 103 pages View more info

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TVA Adventure in Planning

By: Huxley, Julian

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Surrey, The Architectural Press: 1944

Order Number: 13274

Condition: 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 View more info

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STATE OF MISSOURI. OFFICIAL MANUAL FOR THE YEARS 1967-1968

By: Kirkpatrick, James C. ; Goodwin, Thelma P.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Secretary of State: 1968

Order Number: 9562

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 8vo; 1326 pages View more info

MINNESOTA TRAILS A Sentimental History

By: Larsen, Erling

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, T. S. Denison & Company: 1958

Order Number: 6614

Condition: 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 View more info

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IN CABINS AND SOD-HOUSES

By: MacBride, Thomas Huston

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Iowa City, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1928

Order Number: 4533

Condition: 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 View more info

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THE TALE OF CHICAGO

By: Masters, Edgar Lee

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17961

Condition: Very Good+


Limited edition # 87 of 100, SIGNED by the author. 1/4 leather boards; 8vo; 364 pages View more info

Image for HOOSIER CITY The Story of Indianapolis

HOOSIER CITY The Story of Indianapolis

By: Nolan, Jeannette Covert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Julian Messner, Inc.: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4468

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for CATHEDRAL OF COMPASSION Dramatic Outline of the Life of Jane Addams 1860-1935

CATHEDRAL OF COMPASSION Dramatic Outline of the Life of Jane Addams 1860-1935

By: Oakley, Violet

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Women's International League for Peace & Freedom: 1955

Edition: Privately Printed

Order Number: 13016

Condition: 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 View more info