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Chicago and the American Century The 100 Most Significant Chicagoans of the Twentieth Century

By: Ciccone, F. Richard

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Lincolnwood, IL, Contemporary Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 19208

ISBN: 0809226758

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's brown cloth over beige boards, gilt lettering on spine, beige endpapers. . NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD+. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. vii, 456 pp View more info

Since Forty Years Ago: An Account of the Origin and Growth of Chicago and its First Department Store. The Story o. The Story Centralized Shopping under One Roof. Its Unique Location and Events Connected with its History

By: Crissey, Forrest

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Fair: 1915

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 20912

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Blue and Gold illustrated front and back boards with soft turquoise blue and gold gilt design. Each illustrated sketch has a pale yellowish floral design.This charming book describes the history of Chicago's first department store and the concept of shopping under one roof. Profusely illustrated with B&W drawings. . The volume is in excellent condition, tight, square, and clean. The cardboard slipcase is torn and faded. FINE. . B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½"... View more info

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This is Chicago An Anthology

By: Halper, Albert (ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt: 1952

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 21394

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's bright yellow linen, red lettering on spine, 36 stories by accomplished artists such as, Carl Sandburg, Louis Armstrong and Jane Addams. Stories include, "The Columbia Exposition", "The Nomination of Lincoln", "Fort Dearborn", and "The Loeb-Leopold Case". . Hinge starting, page edges and endpapers yellowed slightly, spine is foxed and has some wear, cover has light marks and some shelf-wear, else square and unmarked. . 8vo... View more info

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The Epic of Chicago

By: Hamilton, Henry Raymond

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Willett, Clark & Company: 1932

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22106

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Publisher's dark red pebbled cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine, t.e.g. (red), maps on endpapers endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . Head and heel of spine are rubbed, light fraying to head of spine and a small spot lower on the spine, spine is slightly faded and rolled, some pages are heavily foxed, former owner's last name only on half title, else unmarked, clean and tight. VERY GOOD-. . B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xv, 365 pp View more info

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Chicago: A Pictorial Souvenir

By: Highsmith, Carol M.; Ted Landphair

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 10447

ISBN: 0517201445

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's glossy pictorial boards. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket show mild shelf-wear including small closed tear on front panel. FINE/NEAR FINE . Square 4to 9" - 11" tall. 64 pp View more info

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Chicago: Heart and Soul of America

By: Mark, Norman; Kerry Robertson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Memphis, TN, Towery Pub: 1998

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 12192

ISBN: 188109653X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall. 527, (1) pp View more info

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Chicago: Heart and Soul of America

By: Mark, Norman; Kerry Robertson

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Memphis, TN, Towery Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 19793

ISBN: 188109653X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Full black cloth, red lettering on cover and spine, beige endpapers. Profusely illustrated with B&W and color photographs. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket, now wrapped in Mylar, has small closed tears at top of front panel, and near bottom of rear panel, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 527, (1) pp View more info

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An Element of Love: A History of the Children's Memorial Hospital of Chicago, Illinois

By: McCausland, Clare

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Children's Memorial Hospital: 1981

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 19361

ISBN: 0960740007

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xiii, 225 pp View more info

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My Chicago

By: Morgan, Anna

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ralph Fletcher Seymour: 1918

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 20985

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Covered in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on front and spine, embossed ship design on front. Text is clean and unmarked. . Cover shows wear, corners & spine are bumped, pages are faded, front hinge starting to crack. . B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 201 pp View more info

All Things Considered: Memories, Experiences and Observations of a Chicagoan

By: O'Brien, Howard Vincent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 17515

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Stated First Edition. Full blue cloth, gilt lettering on front cover, gilt lettering on red panel on spine, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with B&W frontispiece. . Volume lightly worn, corners and head and heel of spine lightly rubbed, else near fine. Unclipped dust jacket, now wrapped in Mylar is moderately worn and soiled including several small tears at head and heel of spine. VERY GOOD/GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xix, 345 pp View more info

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Chicago Sketchbook

By: Olendorf, Bill; Robert Tolf

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Olendorf Graphics: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23604

Condition: Fine+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W illustrated boards, B&W illustrated endpapers and title page. B&W illustrated dust jacket. Signed by author on ffep. . The volume is in excellent condition, tight, clean, square, and unmarked. Dust jacket torn on front lower right edge, a bit shelf worn, pen mark on front fold over. F+/VERY GOOD. . B&W Illustrations. Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 141 pp. Signed by Author View more info

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Chicago Sketchbook

By: Olendorf, Bill; Robert Tolf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Olendorf Graphics: 1988

Edition: -. -

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24859

ISBN: 0923078002

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B&W illustrated boards, illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with B&W drawings.. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket is lightly sunned, shows mild shelf-wear, else near fine. FINE/VERY GOOD. . B&W Illustrations. Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 141 pp. Signed by Author View more info

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Vice in Chicago

By: Reckless, Walter C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Montclair, NJ, Patterson Smith: 1969

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 9003

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine. . Tiny nick in cloth on front cover, former owner's name in red ink on ffep, else fine. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xviii), 314, (2) pp View more info

One More Time The Best of Mike Royko

By: Royko, Mike

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1999

Edition: Later Printing. 1

Seller ID: 17507

ISBN: 0226730719

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over yellow boards, silver lettering on spine, light gray endpapers. Illustrated with b&w photographs. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. B&W Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xviii, 275 pp View more info

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One More Time The Best of Mike Royko

By: Royko, Mike

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1999

Edition: Later Printing. 1

Seller ID: 19587

ISBN: 0226730719

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over yellow boards, silver lettering on spine, light gray endpapers. Illustrated with b&w photographs. . Upper tip of rear cover is bumped, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket has a small crimp on both upper tips, slight shelf-wear to spine ends. NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD+. . B&W Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xviii, 275 pp View more info

Image for Chicago's North Michigan Avenue: Planning and Development, 1900-1930

Chicago's North Michigan Avenue: Planning and Development, 1900-1930

By: Stamper, John W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 21269

ISBN: 0226770850

Condition: Very Good in Fine dust jacket


Binding is tight, unclipped dustjacket. . There are notes in ink in Chapter One only. . B&W Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xxv, 318 pp View more info

Image for The Story of Englewood: Englewood Business Men's Association

The Story of Englewood: Englewood Business Men's Association

By: Sullivan, George

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Foster and McDonald: 1924

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 19897

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Head and heel of spine slightly worn, else fine. VERY GOOD+.. B&W Photographs. 81/2 by 5 1/4. 224 pp View more info

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Cows on Parade in Chicago

By: Sullivan, Mary Ellen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Switzerland, NeptunArt: 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 18509

ISBN: 3859230395

Condition: Near Fine


Color Photographs. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 144 pp View more info

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Chicago

By: Terkel, Studs

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 19797

ISBN: 0394553373

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Quarter bound in purple cloth over grey boards, silver lettering on spine, decoration blind-stamped on front cover, grey endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only light wear and rubbing, else near fine. FINE/VERY GOOD+. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (x), 148, (2) pp View more info

Image for Chicago History: The Magazine of the Chicago Historical Society (Spring 1994, Vol. XXIII, No. 1)

Chicago History: The Magazine of the Chicago Historical Society (Spring 1994, Vol. XXIII, No. 1)

By: The Chicago Historical Society

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Historical Society: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27360

ISBN: 0805095365

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's illustrated stiff card wraps. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Includes articles by Dennis E. Hoffman, Paul Eli Ivey, and Jerold J. Savory.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW.. Number 1 Series. Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 72 pp View more info