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THE AMERICAN LEGION IN IOWA 1919-1929

By: Swisher, Jacob Armstrong

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Iowa City, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1929

Order Number: 4532

Condition: Very Good+


Minor rubbing to spine ends; Decorative red boards with gilt linear design along edges, gilt lettering and vignette. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece with blindstamped color print of the American Legion Emblem. A very nice copy! ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 303 pages View more info

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CHICAGO

By: Terkel, Studs

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1986

Order Number: 17516

ISBN: 0394553373

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ PC and with light chipping. ; The history of the windy city in the eyes of the American historian; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 150 pages View more info

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PORTRAIT OF THE MIDWEST From the Ice Age to the Industrial Era

By: Waitley, Douglas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Abelard-Schuman: 1963

Order Number: 9529

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ browned and with a few very small chips ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 288 pages View more info

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AN ILLINOIS READER

By: Walton, Clyde C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dekalb, Northern Illinois University Press: 1970

Order Number: 13100

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to price clipped DJ. Apparent glue residue to verso of ffep. Previous owner's inscription to half-title page. Ex-lib with inkstamps to top edge and title page ; The story of the state, commissioned on the occasion of its 150th anniversary ; 8vo; 468 pages View more info

AS ALWAYS---CINCINNATI

By: Williams, Caroline

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Burlington, KY, Penandhoe Press: 1951

Order Number: 16700

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to slipcase. Binding not tight. Previous owner's inscription to first blank page; Illustrations of the Queen city with short essays; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 72 pages View more info

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THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD COUNTRY

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chicago, Albert Whitman & Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5286

Condition: Very Good+


Sunning to spine. Some photos have apparent dampstaining, slight, not affecting text. Very slight browning to edges and endpapers; Similar to the Minnesota guide, this scarce entry in the American Guide Series includes sections on the mining and hunting areas, national forests, canoe trips and more. Green boards; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 233 pages View more info

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MINNESOTA A State Guide

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1947

Order Number: 5269

Condition: Very Good-


Spine sunned. Typical browning to edges and endpapers. Rear map missing. Front hinge started ; Probable third state with blue boards and gold spine 'federal/writers'/project' unusual guide in that all the photos are in one section in the front of the book. Amongst the tours listed is also a canoe trip. No map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 523 pages View more info

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THEY BUILT A CITY 150 Years of Industrial Cincinnati

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Cincinnati Post: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4983

Condition: Very Good+


Edges and endpapers slightly browned; Detailed look at historical and then-current industry in Cincinnati, which was then noted for production of beer, sausages, and soap. Black boards with silver lettering and a graphic of a thriving industrial metropolis ; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 402 pages View more info

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THEY BUILT A CITY 150 Years of Industrial Cincinnati

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Cincinnati Post: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4988

Condition: Very Good+


Detailed look at historical and then-current industry in Cincinnati, which was noted for production of beer, sausages, and soap. Black boards with silver lettering and a graphic of a thriving industrial metropolis ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 402 pages View more info

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THE BOHEMIAN FLATS

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press:

Order Number: 5270

Condition: Very Good+


Bookplate. Slight browning to boards; No date, circa 1940. Stated limited edition of 1000; card laid in that states; 'This is No. 12 of 25 project copies of a 60-copy over-run on the first edition. The remaining 35 copies of the over-run were delivered to the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in Washington. " So apparently there were 1060 copies. This is a story of a community in Minneapolis along the Mississippi River who were displaced by the inexorable steam-roller of progress. An interesting story, notable for its brevity and poignancy; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 52 pages View more info

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THE BOHEMIAN FLATS

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press:

Order Number: 9723

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ a bit browned and with small open tears. ; No date, circa 1940. Stated limited edition of 1000; This copy unnumbered. This is a story of a community in Minneapolis along the Mississippi River who were displaced by the inexorable steam-roller of progress. An interesting story, notable for its brevity and poignancy; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 52 pages View more info

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MINNESOTA A State Guide

By: [Wpa]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1954

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 17792

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light chipping to price clipped DJ. Slight browning to endpapers ; Maps in endpapers; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 545 pages View more info