Category: Americana - Illinois


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Illionois State Historical Society: Transactions for the Year 1936. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting Papers Presented At the Time, and Contributions to State History (Illinois State Historical Library, Publication No. 43)

By: Angle, Paul M. (ed. )

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NP, Illinois State Historical Library: 1936

Seller ID: 46498

Ex-library; Blue cloth hardback. B&W photos. Index; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 194 pages View more info

Chicago Public Works: a History

By: Author Unknown

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally: 1973

Seller ID: 6846

In lightly edgeworn pc DJ; Black cl. B&W photos. Appendices, index; 4to; viii + 238 pages View more info

On and Beyond the Mississippi: Essays Honoring Thomas Tredway

By: Blanck, Dag and Michael Nolan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rock Island, IL, Augustana Historical Society: 2004

Seller ID: 26541

Paperback. xvi + 125 pp. B&W illusts. Essays by various authors honoring President of Augustana College on his retirement; Small 4to; xvi + 125 pages View more info

Navy Pier: A Chicago Landmark

By: Bukowski, Douglas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chicago, Metro Pier & Exposition Auth: 1996

Seller ID: 26287

Paperback. 88 pp. B&W & color illustrations. History of Chicago landmark; 4to; 88 pages View more info

The Thing of it Is: With Reflections on Chicago and the Problem Society

By: Callaway, John (Forward by Eugene Kennedy)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ottawa, IL, Jameson Books: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29238

In VG DJ; Signed/inscribed by author. Hardback (maroon cloth spine/blue boards) . xxvi+292 pp. Collection of writings by Chicago newsman; Small 8vo; xxvi + 292 pages; Signed by Author View more info

my ostfriesian ancestors in whiteside, illinois including cassens, drantmann, frerichs, gerken, hinrichs, knelson, lass and preibisius

By: Cassens, Robert G

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Gateway Press: 2005

Seller ID: 51091

Paperback. B&W photos, maps, charts. Glossary, references, index. Limited edition (no. 163 of 200 copies) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiv + 250 pages View more info

Churchill Corner Dedication, October 27, 1977

By: Clarke, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, City Of Chicago: 1977

Seller ID: 20221

Paperback. 16 pp. Program for ceremony designating Chicago historical site where early environmentalists (Oekologists) met; 12mo; 16 pages View more info

Chicago Public Works: A History

By: Department of Public Works

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally: 1973

Seller ID: 15201

In lightly edgeworn DJ; Black cl. Viii + 238 pp. B&W photos. Appendices, index; Small 4to; viii + 238 pages View more info

Downtown Chicago in Transition

By: Eric Bronsky and Neal Samors

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Books Press: 2007

Seller ID: 48957

In VG+ DJ; Signed/inscribed by both authors. Black hardback binidng. B&W photos. Indices. History of modern Chicago ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 250 pages; Signed by All Authors View more info

Springfield Home and Family: A Pictorial History

By: Garvert, Melinda, Curtis Mann and Edward Russo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Louis, G. Bradley Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: 48831

In VG+ DJ; Green gilt-worked faux leather hardback. B&W photos, bibliography, index. History of Springfield as seen through its homes & families ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 159 pages View more info

What We Saw in the General Motors Exhibit Building at a Century of Progress

By: General Motors

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NP, General Motors: 1933

Seller ID: 16234

Souvenir brochure from 1933 Chicago World's Fair. 4.5" x 9" folded, 18" x 18" unfolded. B&W photos View more info

The Encyclopedia of Chicago

By: Grossman, James R. , Ann Durkin Keating & Janice L. Reiff (eds.)

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Chicago, University Of Chicago Press: 2004

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 48126

In VG+ DJ; Black cloth hardback. Color & B&W illustrations, maps. Appendices; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1104 pages View more info

Benjamin S. Bloom: Portraits of an Educator

By: Guskey, Thomas R. (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lanham, MD, R&L Education: 2006

Seller ID: 50418

Paperback. CD in rear pockest. Collection of writings by various authors on life and work of University of Chicago educational psychologist; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxx + 178 pages View more info

Chaos, Creativity, and Culture: A Sampling of Chicago in the Twentieth Century

By: Heise, Kenan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Gibbs-Smith Publisher: 1998

Seller ID: 33079

In DJ, DJ starting to delaminate; Gray cloth hardback. 1st printing. 192 pp. B&W illustrations. Index; 4to; 192 pages View more info

Wheeling Wunderland

By: Horcher, Marvin O. "Syke"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Burley, ID, Lake Shore Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 41139

Paperback. B&W photos. Acct of author's experiences as a policeman in Wheeling, IL ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 156 pages View more info

Aaron Montgomery Ward, Entrepreneur, Environmentalist, Consumerist

By: Illinois Special Events Commission

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois Special Events Commission: 1971

Seller ID: 47532

Light foxing to cover label of slipcase, very light soiling to slipcase ; In Slipcase. "Kit" commemorating Aaron Montgomery Ward, founder of famed mail order business. Box in slipcase contains several soft cover documents including: short history of company; facsimiles of early Montgomery Ward items including Catalogue No. 13 (1875) ; and signed 2 page letter from chairman of Illinois Special Events Commission which prepared the kit; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Mundelein Seminary

By: Kahover, Gail

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 51001

Paperback. B&W photo history of Illinois catholic seminary; Campus History; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

Peoria Industry: A Pictorial History

By: Klein, Jerry

Price: $31.00

Publisher: St. Louis, G. Bradley Pub. Inc: 1997

Seller ID: 48929

In VG+ DJ; Brown gilt-worked hardback. B&W photos. Bibliography, index. Limited edition No. 994 of 3000 copies, History of industry in Peoria, IL ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 151 pages View more info

The First Century: The Chicago Bar Association

By: Kogan, Herman

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNalley: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 3737

In chipped DJ; Red cl. B&W photos. Biblio, index; 8vo; 320 pages View more info

Traditions and Challenges: The Story of Sidley & Austin

By: Kogan, Herman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Self-Published: 1983

Seller ID: 5512

In slipcase; Brown cl spine/tan cl boards. Appendices, biblio, index. History of Chicago law firm; 4to; xii + 464 pages View more info