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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

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

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

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

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

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: $25.00

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

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

Voices of Barrington

By: Kostick, Diane P

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago, Arcadia/Tempus: 2002

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26413

Condition: Very Good+


Signed/inscr by author. Paperback. 128 p. B&W illus. Residents' memories of Barrington, IL. Part of Voices of America series; 8vo; 128 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Southern Illinois University: A Pictorial History

By: Mitchell, Betty

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Louis, G. Bradley Publishing: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15656

ISBN: 094396332X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


In DJ; Signed/inscr by author. Red cl hardback. B&W photos. Biblio, index. History of Carbondale, IL university; 4to; 216 pages; Signed by Author View more info

DuPage At 150 and Those Who Shaped Our World

By: Moore, Jean and Hiawatha Bray

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Wheaton, IL, DuPage County Steering Committee: 1989

Seller ID: 47937

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


No DJ as issued; Blue cloth hardback. B&W illustrations, color frontispiece. History of Illinois county on its Sesquicentennial ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii + 276 pages View more info

Sparland: Crossroads of the Illinois River Valley, 1855-2005

By: Riddell, Clarabel and Jim and Gail Frank (eds.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sparland, IL, Sparland Sesquicentennial: 2005

Seller ID: 27752

Condition: Very Good+


Paperback. 222 pp. B&W illustrations. History of Illinois community; 4to; 222 pages View more info

Quincy: Images of History, Vol. II and W.W. II Pictures Home

By: Sade, Charlie (Project Coordinator)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Quincy, IL, Quincy Herald-Whig: 2001

Seller ID: 53748

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Previous owner's gift inscription inside front cover of W. W. II Pictures Home, no DJ as issued; Illustrated hardback binding. B&W photos. 97 page photo history of Quincy, IL. Flip book over for 67 page history of Quincy, IL during WWII ; Oblong 8vo; 97 + 67 pages View more info

Alton, Illinois: A pictorial history

By: Stetson, Charlotte

Price: $33.00

Publisher: NP, G. Bradley Publishing: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 52485

ISBN: 0940286076

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


No DJ as issued; Green cloth hardback. B&W photos. Bibliography, index ; 4to (10.70 X 8.50 X 0.90 inches); 200 pages View more info

The John Crerar Library

By: The John Crerar Library

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, The John Crerar Library: 1984

Seller ID: 29380

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Full blue leather binding, AEG. Apprx 50 pp. History of Chicago library. Gift honoring member of library board; 8vo View more info

DUMMY

By: Tidyman, Ernest

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co: 1974

Seller ID: 16549

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


In chipped DJ; Red cloth binding. 277 pp. Acct of 1965 Chicago murder trial; 12mo; 277 pages View more info

Tell Me A Story When You Were Little

By: Warnock, Stephen J.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: NY, Vantage Pr: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 45754

ISBN: 0533139147

Condition: Very Good+


Paperback. B&W photos. Author's experiences growing up in Mt. Carroll, IL; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 pages View more info