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LAKE BLUFF ILLINOIS. A Pictorial History

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lake Bluff, Village of Lake Bluff Centennial Committee. (c. 1995),: 1995

Seller ID: 12102

Condition: Near fine

Pages 133, quarto, hardcover. Includes black and white photo repros. Former owner name and inscription on front free endpaper, else Fine. Dust jacket is near Fine. 041407A View more info

THE HISTORY OF WINNEBAGO COUNTY ILLINOIS. Its Past and Present, Containing A History of the County - Its Cities, Towns, Etc., A Biographical Directory of Its Citizens, War Record of Its Volunteers in The Late Rebellion, Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men, General & Local Statistics, History of the Northwest, History of Illinois, Constitution of the United States, Map of Winnebago County, Miscellaneous Matters Etc. Etc

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, H. F. Kett & Co.,: 1877

Seller ID: 000013837

Condition: Fair

Chicago: H. F. Kett & Co.,, 1877. hardcover. Fair. Quarto, vi +19-672 pages + 2 pages of ads. Includes two page color map in front. Black and white illustrations. Brown cloth covers stamped in black and gilt. Spine heavily worn, cracked at rear joint, covers worn at edges, front hinge cracked. View more info

DEAR HUMPY SIM. Letters of Anna Lee Allen to Mary Ellen Humphrey 1891-1902

By: Allen, Anna Lee. Edited by her daughter, Barbara Tracy Coogan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Privately printed: (1981)

Seller ID: 000014370

Condition: Very Good

Approx. 5 1/2 in. by 9 in. Card stock covers with some vey light creasing. Approx. 90 pages; includes black and white photo reproductions. With the signature of Christine Courtney on the verso of the front cover -- identified (and underlined) as the Secretary of the Canton Museum and Historical Sites. 011506A View more info

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF OAK PARK, ILLINOIS. An Oral History Project Covering the Years 1885 through 1975

By: Brooke, Lee, Editor and Publisher; Marcy Kubat, Assistant Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oak Park, Illinois, self-published: 2000

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10820

ISBN: 1930532008

Condition: Very good

Pages xxiv + 288, small quarto (approx. 8 3/4 in. by 10 3/4 in.). With an Introduction by: Dr. Edward Bergstraessen, Former Senior Minister, First United Church of Oak Park. Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Union which brought the First United Church of Oak Park, Illinois. Produced with the assistance of Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest. SIGNED by the editor/publisher, Lee Brooke. Includes black and white illustrations, selected bibliography, and index. Very Good condition. 091704A ISBN: 1930532008 View more info


By: Byrd, Cecil K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: (1966)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000018002

Condition: Fine

Quarto, brown cloth covers, xxv [1] 601 pages, Dust jacket chipped. Books About Books. 092005A This oversize book may incur additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info


By: Chamberlain, William H., Secretary of State

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Springfield, State of Illinois,:

Seller ID: 11766

Condition: Very good

Springfield, State of Illinois,. Hardcover. Pages xvi + 1005, octavo, hardcover. Includes color frontis., black and white photos. Navy cloth covers, Very Good condition. 120506A View more info


By: Edited by Jesse White, Secretary of State.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Springfield, Illinois, State of Illinois: 2014

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017741

Condition: Fine

Octavo, navy cloth covers with gilt titles on spine and state seal on top cover. Endpapers illustrated in color, 540 [2] pages. Includes many photo reproductions, both in black and white and color. View more info

JOURNAL OF ILLINOIS HISTORY. Quarterly of the Illinois Historical Library, Volume 3, Number 2, Summer 2000.

By: Editor: Evelyn R. Taylor. Contributors: Hendricks, Wanda A; Garvey, Timothy J.; LaBat, Sean.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Springfield, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000015738

Condition: Fine

Includes book reviews and three articles: "Child Welfare and Black Femaile Agency in Springfield: Eva Monroe and the Lincoln Colored Home" by Wanda A. Hendricks. "The Grasp of Safety:Picturing Progress in the Early Nuclear Industry" by Timothy J. Garvey. "Chicago Atomic Scientists and United States Foreign Policy, 1945-1950" by Sean LaBat. 061507B View more info

EVANSTON'S YESTERDAYS. Stories of Early Evanston and Sketches of Some of its Pioneers.

By: Foster, Clyde D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, privately published: 1956

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017914

Condition: Fine

Octavo, blue cloth covers, 233 pages. #173 of a limited edition of 1500 copies. Includes black and white illustrations. View more info

TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY BULLETIN OF THE WRANGLERS, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. (The Wrangler)

By: Kammeier, Clarence W., Editor. Associates: Walter B. DeSwarte, Robert W. Hicks, Bradford H. Pendleton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Evanston, Illinois, The Active Chapter and Alumni: May 1928

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 000014668

Condition: Very Good

Purple paper wrappers, stapled booklet, approx. 5 5/8" by 9 1/2". Includes black and white photo reproductions, a Wrangler Directory, and music for "Wrangler Moon Girl," written for the Wrangler Fraternity by Francele Harris Armstrong, among other articles. 52 pages. Some fading along cover edges, still Very Good. 020207A View more info

MUNDELEIN. Images of America.

By: Killackey, Shawn P.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publications: (c. 2009)

Seller ID: 000015260

ISBN: 0738577324

Condition: Fine

Softcover, approximately 6 1/2' by 9 1/4", 127 pages. Includes many black and white photos. 120506A View more info


By: Landrum, Carl A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Quincy, IL, The Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County: (1986)

Edition: revised edition

Seller ID: 000015196

Condition: Fine

Octavo, trade paperback, xvi + 252 pages. Includes black and white illustrations. "This new edition of 'Sketches of Quincy' contains some revisions of the earlier material and some new material not previously published in this form." Green covers, white titles, uncreased spine, near Fine. 021210E View more info


By: Leach, David C., Rollie B. Schmitt, Roland D. Bautzmann, 60th Anniversary Committee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wilmette, IL, Sheridan Shore Yacht Club, Wilmette Harbor,: (c. 1982),

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000012962

Condition: Good

Octavo, blue cloth covers, v [1], 1-154 pages. Includes 115 black and white photo repros. plus 10 maps. In addition to the history, there are lists of past officers, and award winners. Brown spotting on right margin of most pages of the book-- does not affect text. Dust jacket has some large spots as well. 041407A Yachting, Lake Michigan, Nautical, Coast Guard, Great Lakes View more info


By: Masters, Edgar Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1922

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9114

Condition: Very Good

Pages 469, 8vo, ( approx. 5 3/16" x 7 11/16"), hardcover, first ed. Blue cloth covers with gilt titles. Cover extremities have light wear, slightly cocked, still Very Good. Without a dust jacket. " A fictitous autobiography" a biography of Stephen Douglas. 082502A View more info

JOLIET-LEMONT LIMESTONE. Preservation of an Historic Building Material.

By: Michael, Vincent L. and Deborah J. Slaton, Editors.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Chicago, Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois: (c. 1988)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000015462

Condition: Fine

Square softcover, illustrated cover. ii + 30 pages. Primary authors: James C. Bradbury; Deborah J. Slaton, Joseph La Rue, Donald G. Mikulic, Vincet L. Michael. Illustated with a map and photo reproductions. Includes footnotes and a bibliography. 061508D View more info


By: Mogg, Ruth, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Waukegan, Illinois, Midwest Crafts: 1977

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 000017522

Condition: Fine

Octavo, stapled wraps, 51 [1] pages. Black and white illustrations. Cover is a black and white reproduction of a color lithograph: "Abraham Lincoln in Chicago - 1847", oil painting by Artist Jane Machak. Articles include: Great River and Harbor Convention; Lake County's Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument; Bench Marks -- Important Geological Information; Land Office Business; First Land Purchasers in Newport Township; First Land Purchasers in Fremont Township. 091306A View more info


By: Park, Virginia L. Photographic Editor, Barbara Reed Turner

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Long Grove, Illinois, Long Grove Historical Society: (c. 1978)

Seller ID: 000018049

Condition: near Fine

Quarto, 129 pages plus 2 page 1861 map spreads of Ela and Vernon Townships in front and rear. Many photo reproductions. Text and photos sepia-toned. Small sticker in corner margin on front cover, else Fine. Illinois. Studio View more info


By: Reeling, Viola Crouch.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Fort Dearborn Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution: 1928

Edition: first edition.

Seller ID: 000017274

Condition: Very good

Octavo, blue cloth covers, 468 pages, black and white illustrations. Small bump on one corner cover, Board of Education stamp on front and rear endpapers, else Very Good. View more info


By: Reid, Harvey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Fergus Printing Co.: 1884

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 000014879

Condition: Very Good

Octavo, approx. 6 by 9 1/4 in., 134 pages. Dark brown cloth covers. Includes index, frontis. portrait of Long. Spine label nicked, small spot on front cover; front hinge starting. 061508D View more info

STARVED ROCK STATE PARK and Its Environs. The Geographic Society of Chicago Bulletin No. 6

By: Sauer, Carl O., Gilbert H. Cady, and Henry C. Cowles.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, Published for the Geographic Society of Chicago by the University of Chicago Press: (1918)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000018305

Condition: Very good

Illustrated in black and white with photo reproductions and charts; index. Two maps in color in rear pocket. Quarto (approx. 6 1/2" wide by 9 5/8" tall) x + 148 pages. Green buckram covers with gilt spine titles. Cover edges slightly sunned. With the signature of Charles C. Adams on the front free endpaper, and his daughter's signature on the front paste-down (Harriet Dyer Adams). Dr. Charles C. Adams worked in the fields of general animal ecology and the ecology of prairies, forests and lakes. He began his career as an assistant entomologist at Illinois State Laboratory of Natural Hi... View more info