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Menard County Honor Book. An Honorary Roll of Those Who Took Part in the World War in Behalf of the Citizens of Menard County
1 Menard County Honor Book. An Honorary Roll of Those Who Took Part in the World War in Behalf of the Citizens of Menard County
Chicago Jones Brothers 1919 1st Edition Cloth Good Sm 8vo 
Front hinge repaired "Proof Copy" stamped on prelim,, good. Includes photos of participants. 007034 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Revised Code of Laws, of Illinois, enacted By the Fifth General Assembly ... December, 1826 ... Nineteenth of February, 1827, (ILLINOIS). Lockwood, Judge Samuel D. & Theophilus Smith
2 (ILLINOIS). Lockwood, Judge Samuel D. & Theophilus Smith Revised Code of Laws, of Illinois, enacted By the Fifth General Assembly ... December, 1826 ... Nineteenth of February, 1827
Vandalia, IL Robert Blackwell 1827 First Edition Quarter Leather Good Octavo 
"This was the first revised code authorized and published by the state government - Byrd, 125." [Buck 1225]. Gives the new Criminal Code in only 50 pages. Also specifies the creation of Perry County, Shelby County, Jo Daviess County, This copy was used by the Grand Jury of Peoria County. Well-worn original binding, with leather label, inked notation on flyleaf, foxed throughout. Rare. 005696 
Price: 500.00 USD
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3 Atwater, Caleb Remarks Made On A Tour To Prairie Du Chien; Thence to Washington City, in 1829.
Columbus, Ohio Isaac N. Whiting 1831 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 16mo 
Pages: [8], 296 . Full tree calf, stains inside, two chips in front free endpaper; ex libris W. Fullerton. In a brown cloth solander case with matching chemise: ex libris Stephen Robert Parks. "Atwater was one of [several] commissioners appointed to negotiate with the Indians. This treaty ceded most of the lead region in southwestern Wisconsin and northern Illinois to the U.S. for $500,000 to be paid over 30 years, plus $30,000 in goods and $20,000 in damages for intrusions by squatters." A minister and then a lawyer, Atwater had studied and written about the earthworks of the Hopewell and Adena Indians in Ohio. This work concentrates heavily on the tribes of Wisconsin and the Upper Mississippi River. He explores the civilization of the tribes, and includes a 'Rudiments of the Grammar of the Sioux Language,' aka the Dacota Indians." [Field 54; Howes A379]. 006646 
Price: 800.00 USD
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4 Brown, Gardner REMINISCENCES.
Self-published 1990 Hardcover Good  Octavo 
Blue cloth covers with gilt titles. Covers a bit spotted, but clean and tight. 149 pages 003598  
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Carroll Township THE HISTORY OF CARROLL TOWNSHIP (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Indianola Indianola History Book Committee 1986 First Edition Hardcover Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall By One of the Editors
"In honor of Indianola's Sesquicentennial 1836-1986." Printed by The Interstate Printers & Publisher's Inc, Danville, Illinois. Blue cloth covers, stamped in gilt [xii] + 388 pages. Many black and white illustrations and photo reproductions. Signed by Shirley Nesbitt, one of the members of the Carroll Township History Book Committee. 007132 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 DeBartolo, Joseph A. Original Chicago Trivia Book
Chicago Sarsaparilla, Ltd. 1985 0930281039 / 9780930281038 2nd Printing Wrappers Fine 12mo 
4800 questions and answers about local history, business, politics, sports, entertainment, and PhD (particularly hard to discern). Advertisement at rear for the Chicago Trivia Board Game. 006402 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Lakeside Annual Business Directory of the City of Chicago. 1897, Donnelley, Reuben H., Compiler
7 Donnelley, Reuben H., Compiler The Lakeside Annual Business Directory of the City of Chicago. 1897
Chicago The Chicago Directory Company 1897 First Edition Publisher's Binding Good Octavo 
"The ground covered by this work includes all the territory in our city limits, as well as the numerous outliying suburbs - Preface." One of the thickest / largest pre-telephone Chicago city directories. Advertisements on top, bottom and fore-edges. Ads, 1600 pages, covers soiled, some archival tape repairs to some brittle pages 007080 
Price: 300.00 USD
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8 Drury, John Old Illinois Houses
Springfield State of Illinois 1948 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo 
Printed boards, owner's name on f.e.p., very good 007686 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Illinois State Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Relations Proceedings Seventeenth Annual Convention
Chicago ISFL/CIO 1974 First Edition Wrappers Fine  8vo 
The Proceedings were held 9/9 - 9/12, 1974 003657  
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Illinois. Bureau County. Beautiful Bureau : a collection of Photographic Reproductions of the Picturesque, Historical, or otherwise Interesting scenes of Bureau County, Illinois
Princeton, IL 1894 First Edition Blue Cloth Fine Oblong 8vo 
"It is not intended as a history, but rather as an album of Bureau County's most picturesque natural scenery, its notable historic points, its beautiful residences, its churches, public buildings, etc. The 350 scenes herein depicted have been selected with the greatest care - Introduction." 211 pages, 27 x 20 cm., original navy blue cloth. Rare. 007262 
Price: 200.00 USD
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A Gallery of Pen Sketches of Our Chicago Friends, Merrell, L. R., Compiler
11 Merrell, L. R., Compiler A Gallery of Pen Sketches of Our Chicago Friends
Chicago Cartoonists' Club 1914 First Limited Edition Half Calf Good Oblong Quarto 
Limited Edition For Private Circulation. Caricatures by Merrell and others. Caricatures include the Governor of Illinois, Mayor Harrison, rare bookman Walter M. Hill, Franklin H. Martin etc. Tips of spine and covers worn. 006204 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12 Newton, Joseph Fort Lincoln And Herndon
Cedar Rapids, IA The Torch Press 1910 First Edition Green Cloth Fine Fine Tall 8vo Portraits 
Herndon was Lincoln's last law partner. This is neither a biography of Lincoln, nor of Herndon, but rather a study of their personal and political fellowship. It features the first appearances of various Herndon letters with Theodore Parker and others, and was written with access to Herndon's manuscripts, and with the cooperation of Herndon's daughter, Annie. Introduction by F. B. Sanborn. 006980 
Price: 60.00 USD
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13 Peck, John M. New guide for Emigrants to the West, Containing Sketches of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, with the Territories of Wisconsin and Arkansas ...
Boston Gould, Kendall and Lincoln 1836 Enlarged Edition Original Cloth Good + 16mo Charts and Graphs 
[ Howes P171; Graff 3235; Bradford 4234a; Buck 236; Clark III 86; Sabin 59485]. Brown blind stamped cloth with gilt titles. Head and foot of spine are worn, small label on spine. Ex-libris George Tracy Buckingham 1864-1937, Special Agent of the U. S. Treasury; Vermilion County and Chicago lawyer. 007020 
Price: 400.00 USD
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14 Richardson, Merrick Abner Looking Back. An Autobiography
Chicago Privately Printed (Charles H. Kerr Spine stamp) 1917 First Edition Cloth Very Good- Sm 8vo 
Richardson was a tin manufacturer, and writer in Chicago and Oak Park. This work has many good Chicago stories. Author won the first two hundred mile Fox River Bicycle Races. Also describes his travels in the Holy Land, and Southeast Asia, Hawaii, the South Pacific, and Australia. Includes personal recollections of John Brown years before Harper's Ferry.Stain along top edge and fore-edge of front board, otherwise very good. 006161 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Ross, Andrea Friederici Let the Lions Roar! The Evolution of Brookfield Zoo
Chicago Chicago Zoological Society 1997 First Ed. Cloth Fine  Fine 4to 
004148  
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Simon, Paul Lovejoy Martyr to Freedom
St. Louis Concordia 1964 First Edition 8vo Fine Fine 8vo Signed By the Author
Signed by the Senator / Congressman Paul Simon. Fine in fine dust jacket. 007539 
Price: 30.00 USD
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