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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


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


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 SPIRIT OF YOUTH AND THE CITY STREETS

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13024


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" - 7½" tall; 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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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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


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


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


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


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

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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: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13021


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


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