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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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

1893 guide to chicago world's fair

By: Author Unknown

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NP, Unknown: 1893

Seller ID: 53471

Condition: Fair


Map of Chicago glued on title page obscuring bibliographic information, backstrip missing, binding edgeworn, previous owner's neat notes on front endpapers and innotes section, newspaper ads glued to page 11, map of downtown Chicago glued to page 13, train schedules glues to pages 72 & 73 ; Black flexible leatherette covers . B&W illustrations, maps. Guide to Chicago during 1893 World's Fair ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 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

ISBN: 0910184461

Condition: Very Good


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: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago, Metro Pier & Exposition Auth: 1996

Seller ID: 26287

ISBN: 1566631157

Condition: Very Good+


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

ISBN: 0915463652

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good+


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: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago, City Of Chicago: 1977

Seller ID: 20221

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0943963583

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

Condition: Good+


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

ISBN: 0226310159

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

ISBN: 1578862434

Condition: Very Good+


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

ISBN: 0879050543

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 1467112011

Condition: Very Good+


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

ISBN: 0943963591

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0528819747

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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