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The Conquest of the Illinois

By: Clark, George Rogers; Milo Milton Quaife (ed)

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1920

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 15959

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with Tissue-Protected engraved portrait frontispiece and facsimile of the first page of his account. . Head and heel of spine have very slight shelf-wear, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 18. B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xx, 190 pp View more info

The Conquest of The Illinois

By: Clark, George Rogers; Milo Milton Quaife (ed)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons: 1920

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19986

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with Tissue-Protected engraved portrait frontispiece. This is a reprint of the original journal of George Rogers Clark. Clark (1752-1818) was a surveyor, soldier, and militia officer from Virginia and the highest ranking American military officer on the northwestern frontier during the American Revolutionary War. He served ... View more info

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A DOOMSDAY MASQUE

By: Grabo, Carl

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Chicago, Privately Printed: 1951

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4956

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Limited, Numbered Edition, Signed by the Author. Hardcover without dust jacket (as issued). This is No. 70 of only 500 copies printed. Publisher's black, white and red printed boards. 59, (5) pp. Illustrated (frontispiece, head and tailpieces and decoration) by Robert L. Smith. Designed and Printed by The Falcon Press, Chicago. The volume is in excellent, unmarked condition. The spine and top edge are lightly sunned, else fine. FINE. This is a presentation copy f... View more info

The Commerce of the Prairies or, The Journal of a Santa Fe Trader, during Eight Expeditions across The Great Western Prairies, and a Residence of nearly Nine Years in Northern Mexico

By: Gregg, Josiah; Milo Milton Quaife (ed)

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 8466

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece and fold-out map. . Former owner's signature on ffep, otherwise unmarked. Gilt bright, boards clean, corners sharp, text block tight and square. NEAR FINE. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 24. B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xxiii, 307 pp View more info

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The Commerce of the Prairies or, The Journal of a Santa Fe Trader, during Eight Expeditions across The Great Western Prairies, and a Residence of nearly Nine Years in Northern Mexico

By: Gregg, Josiah; Milo Milton Quaife (ed)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 20080

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece and fold-out map. . Heel of spine has slight shelf-wear, gilt on spine is slightly dulled, front cover has a few faint scratches, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD+. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 24. B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xxiii,... View more info

Alexander Henry's Travels and Adventures in the Years 1760-1776

By: Henry, Alexander; Milo Milton Quaife (ed)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1921

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 8454

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full dark green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece portrait and fold-out map. . Former owner's signature on ffep, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean, seemingly unread, one corner lightly bumped, else fine. NEAR FINE. . The Lakeside Classics Series. B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xxxii, 340 pp View more info

LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF GREAT REFORMERS

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $32.95

Publisher: NY, William H. Wise & Co.: 1922

Edition: University Edition. 1

Seller ID: 5331

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, lettering on tan label on spine, portrait medallion and borders blind-stamped on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle, brown endpapers. 395, (1) pp. Illustrated with engraved, tissue-protected frontispiece portrait of John Wesley, full-page portraits of each of the subject reformers, and numerous head and tail-pieces, borders and decoration. Edited and arranged by Fred Bann. Borders and Initials by Roycroft artists, and printed and made into ... View more info

The Autobiography of Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard (PA-PA-MA-TA-BE "The Swift Walker")

By: Hubbard, Gurdon Saltonstall; Caroline M. McIlvaine (Intro)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1911

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19988

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with Tissue-Protected engraved portrait frontispiece. . Head of spine has very slight shelf-wear, one faint scratch at the top edge of the front cover, and a light scuff on the bottom edge of the rear cover, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD+. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 9. B&W Illustrat... View more info

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JAMES INWICK: PLOUGHMAN AND ELDER

By: Hunter, P. Hay

Price: $79.95

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1896

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 5832

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, reverse gilt lettering and black embossed wreath and coat-of-arms decoration on cover. 12mo. vi, 194, (6) pp. Brief gift inscription on ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight and square, seemingly unopened. FINE.. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

A Collection of Seventy-Nine Black-Letter Ballads and Broadsides Printed in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth between the Years 1559 and 1597

By: Lilly, Joseph (ed)

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Lilly: 1867

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1710

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Original publisher's brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blind-stamped decorative front and rear panels, brown endpapers, fore and bottom edges deckle. Accompanied with an Introduction and Illustrative Notes. Four additional items are included with the book: (1) An autograph letter, signed, written on both sides of a sheet, from the publisher, Joseph Lilly, dated August 21, 1867, and sent from Covent Garden, explaining how he acquired the rights to the current book, a... View more info

The Caxtons: A Family Picture

By: Lytton, Sir Edward Bulwer (Lord Lytton)

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, A. L. Burt Company: 1849

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 802

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering, borders, compartments and decoration on spine, blind-stamped borders on cover, textured endpapers. Sm 8vo - over 7.5 - 8" tall. 463 pp. Both hinges sprung, some residue on fep and rep (may be ex-library), else very good. GOOD.. Ex-Library. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 463 pp View more info

Death Valley in '49

By: Manly, William L.; Milo Milton Quaife (ed)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1927

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 8465

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece and fold-out map. . Former owner's signature on ffep, otherwise unmarked. Gilt bright, boards clean, corners sharp, text block tight and square. NEAR FINE. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 25. B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xxiii, 307 pp View more info

Reminiscences of Chicago During the Great Fire

By: McIlvaine, Mabel (Intro)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1915

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 8455

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with large fold-out panoramic photograph of Chicago immediately after the fire and fold-out map showing the course of the fire. Original Gift Card from R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, signed by H. B. Gimlin laid in. . Former owner's signature on ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square and clean, seemingly unread, very light s... View more info

Reminiscences of Chicago During the Forties and Fifties

By: McIlvaine, Mabel (Intro)

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1913

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 8456

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece drawing of Chicago in 1853.. Former owner's signature on ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square and clean, seemingly unread. NEAR FINE. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 11. B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xxxi, (ii), 140 pp View more info

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Reminiscences of Chicago During the Forties and Fifties

By: McIlvaine, Mabel (Intro)

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1913

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 15957

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece drawing of Chicago in 1853.. Head and heel of spine have very slight shelf-wear, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 11. B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xxxiii, 137 pp View more info

Pictures of Illinois One Hundred Years Ago

By: Milo Milton Quaife (ed)

Price: $340.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1918

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 8460

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece. . Former owner's signature on ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square and clean, seemingly unread. NEAR FINE. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 16. B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xxiii, 186 pp View more info

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THE GIRL'S OWN ANNUAL / VOLUME 9 / 1887-1888

By: Peters, Charles (editor)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society: 1888

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 5595

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A collection of all of the issues of Girl's Own Paper published between October 1, 1887 and September 30, 1888. Quarto. Bound in publisher's full green cloth, beveled boards, gilt lettering and elaborate decoration on spine and cover. Profusely illustrated with chromolithographed (color) frontispiece and title page, numerous B&W steel engravings (many full page), as well as hundreds of illustrations in text. Cracked front inner hinge with tape repair, moderate spotti... View more info

The Southwestern Expedition of Zebulon M. Pike

By: Pike, Zebulon M.; Milo Milton Quaife (ed)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1925

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 8468

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with Tissue-Protected engraved portrait frontispiece and fold-out map. Pike's narrative was originally published in Philadelphia in 1810 as "An Account of Expeditions to the Sources of the Mississippi, and through the Western Parts of Louisiana, to the Sources of the Arkansaw, Kans, La Platte, and Pierre Jaun, Rivers; per... View more info

Life of Black Hawk: Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak

By: Quaife, Milo Milton (Ed); Black Hawk

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1916

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 9945

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece portrait.. Former owner's signature stamp on ffep, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean, seemingly unread. NEAR FINE. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 14. B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xi, 196 pp View more info

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Life of Black Hawk: Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak

By: Quaife, Milo Milton (Ed); Black Hawk

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1916

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 13365

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece portrait of Black Hawk from a portrait painted by Robert M. Sully at Fort Monroe in 1833.. Boards very lightly soiled, unmarked, tight, square and clean, seemingly unread. VERY GOOD. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 14. B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xi, 196 pp View more info