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A Description of the Rock River Country, in North-Western Illinois, and the Town of Dixon, Showing the Inducements Offered to Those Emigrating West (To Capitalists, Farmers, Emigrants and Others)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Morrison, IL, Karl Yost: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 48764

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


10 page pamphlet, in plain card-cover wraps. A limited edition reprint of the 1855 edition; this being #79 of 125 copies. Some sunning to covers; else clean. Pages clean. ; 10 pages View more info

Journal of the Illinois Historical Society; Volume 10, October, 1917, No. 3

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Springfield, IL, Illinois State Historical Society: 1917

Seller ID: 50721

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Softcover. Edgewear, chippjng to cover edges. A few spots of rubbed soil on the rear cover. Dampstaining at the bottom corners of the first few pages. Else pages clean. View more info

Notes on a Journey in America, From the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois & Letters From Illinois

By: Birkbeck, Morris

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Augustus M. Kelley: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 50011

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


2 maps laid in. Very light bumping on spine tail. Else binding quite clean. Hi-lighting on a half dozen pages. Else pages clean. ; B&W maps; 280 pages View more info

The Early History of Illinois, from its Discovery by the French, in 1673, Until its Cession to Great Britain in 1763, Including the Narrative of Marquette's Discovery of the Mississippi

By: Breese, Sidney

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Chicago, E. B. Myers & Company: 1884

Seller ID: 48908

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Wear at spine extremities and tips of corners. Light rubbed soil to the binding. Some rubbing along board edges. Hinges are cracked. Gift inscription on frontis page, from a Geo L. Myers (the publisher???). Page edges age-darkened. Else pages are clean. Three Fold-out maps; one has some tears at folds, and a taped tear; other two clean.; 422 pages View more info

The History of Illinois, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time (Lippincott's Cabinet Histories of the States)

By: Carpenter, W. H.; and T. S. Arthur (eds)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co.: 1857

Seller ID: 48766

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


255 pages, plus 36 pages ads. Blue cloth. Spine somewhat sun-darkened. Some rubbing along edges, with wear at the bottom corner tips and a few small tears at the spine extremities. Light surface rubbing. Some foxing, light soil to the endpapers, and just a bit of foxing to the first and last few pages. Age-toning to some pages. Else pages clean. Overall, a fairly nice copy. View more info

Dejiny Radu Jiri Podebradsky, Cesko-Slovanskych Podporujicich Spolku [History of Jiri Podebdarsky, Czechoslovakian Support Association, Cook Co. Illinois, 1895]

By: Czecho-Slovakian Support Association

Price: $100.00

Publisher: C. S. P. S.: 1895

Seller ID: 57840

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Hardcover with no dustjacket; side-staple cloth-covered binding. Corners are lightly bumped. Spine extremeties are bumped and rubbed. Covers are lightly soiled with a few small stains to the rear board. Staples have rusted and darkened the exterior of the cloth. Hinges are tender. End papers are age-darkened in areas. Many photos of members. Pretty embossed boards with gilt lettering on front board. ; Vol. 11:00:00 PM; 10-1/4 x 7"; 55 pages View more info

Official County Plat Book and Farmer's Directory of McHenry County Illinois

By: Farm Plat Book Publishing Co.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Mankato, MN, Farm Plat Book Publishing Co.: N.D.

Seller ID: 55942

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Circa 1950s. Softcover; stapled wraps. Staples starting to rust. 1" tear on spine tail. Rubbing along spine. Bottom front corners bumped. Light rubbing on cover edges. Staining and some rubbed soil on covers. Faint thumb creases on covers. A few stains on page edges. Else pages clean. ; B&W Illustrations; 11 x 8.5"; 44 pages View more info

Des Plaines: A History

By: Henkes, Mark

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56614

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Softcover; stapled wraps. Very light rubbing on cover edges. Just a bit of faint surface rubbing on rear cover. Else covers clean. Pages clean. ; B&W Photographs; 9 x 6"; 116 pages View more info

The Vernois 1934-1935, Mt. Vernon Township High School, Illinois Yearbook

By: Howard, Jane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mt Vernon High School: 1934

Seller ID: 56447

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Yearbook. Some bumping and rubbing on spine extremities and board corners. Spine twist. Light rubbing on board edges and spine edges. Light surface rubbing on boards. Hinges stretched. Previous owner's name inked on front flyleaf. Inked signatures on various pages. Faint smudges on outer margins of various pages. ; B&W Photographs; 10.75 x 8" View more info

Autobiography And Personal Recollections Of John Lemley, Editor Of The Golden Censer, With Seven Years' Experience As Editor And Public Speaker

By: Lemley, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rockford, IL, John Lemley: 1875

Seller ID: 51561

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Boards warped; discolration from dampstaining. Spine extremities and board corners worn. Some rubbing on board edges. Gilt on spine is dull and hard to read. Dampstaining to pages; mostly at edges. Title page, frontis and tissue foxed. Page edges age-darkened and stained. ; 400 pages View more info

Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin: A Century Of Biological Research Volume 27, Article 2 December 1958

By: Mills, Harlow B. ; George C. Decker; Herbert Ross; J. Cedric Carter; George Bennett; Thomas Scott; James Ayars; Ruth Warrick; Bessie East

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Urbana, IL, Natural History Survey Division: 1958

Seller ID: 50707

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Softcover. 1-1/4" tear in spine head. 1/2" tear in spine tail. There is also a 1" and 1 1/4" tear in mid spine. Else cover and pages are clean. ; 10" x 6.75"; 234 pages View more info

The Genealogy Of Galena (Nineteenth Century Americana)

By: Page, Lorraine X.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Galena, IL, Self Published: 1993

Seller ID: 54463

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Softcover; Black comb binding. Spine extremities are bumped, rubbed. Lower corners are bumped, rubbed. Creases in cover near lower front corner. Sticker scar on top of front cover. Light soiling to rear cover. Light edgwear. ; 11" x 8.5"; 468 pages View more info

Guide to the "Galena Gazette" and Other Galena Newspapers Volume 1 (1828-1847)

By: Page, Lorraine X.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1996

Seller ID: 54525

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Softcover; white plastic comb binding. Three twenty-page sections are inverted in binding, but all pages present. Rear cover starting to tear away from the comb binding. Light bumping around edges of rear cover. Else covers clean. Pages clean. ; B&W Illustrations; 11 x 8.5"; 474 pages View more info

The Pioneer History of Illinois, Containing the Discovery in 1673, and the History of the Country to the Year 1818, When the State Government was Organized

By: Reynold, John

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Chicago, Fergus Printing Company: 1887

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 48909

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Spine extremities and tips of corners are a bit worn. Corner of paper spine label chipped, just touching "s" in authors name; no other loss to lettering. A bit of very light surface rubbing to binding. Else binding fairly clean. Front hinge is starting. Page edges are age-toned. Else pages are clean. ; 459 pages View more info

Adam W. Snyder, and His Period in Illinois History, 1817 - 1842

By: Snyder, John Francis

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Virginia, IL, E. Needham: 1906

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 48761

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


"Second and Revised Edition". Light brown cloth, with black lettering and decoration. Binding very clean, with just a hint of rubbing at the tips of the corners. Endpapers just a bit age-toned; else clean. There is the bookplate of Hans H. Reese, MD on the front pastedown. ; 437 pages View more info

The Capitoline 1916 Vol. VII, Springfield High School, Illinois Yearbook

By: Springfield High School

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Springfield, IL, Springfield High School: 1916

Seller ID: 56450

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Front hinge broken. Staining on boards and spine. Some rubbing on spine extremities and board corners. Spine rubbed. Light rubbing on board edges. Endpapers discolored, with small stains. Some staining and darkening on page edges. ; B&W Photographs; 10.75 x 8"; 141 pages View more info

The Galena Lead District: Federal Policy and Practice 1824 - 1847

By: Wright, James E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Madison, WI, The State Historical Society of Wisconsin: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48763

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


148 pages, plus 3 pages ads. SD. NAP. Binding very clean. Previous owners name inked on the front pastedown. Else pages clean. View more info

Homewood Through the Years

By: Wright, James R.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Virginia Beach, VA, The Donning Company: 2004

Seller ID: 56624

ISBN: 1578642477

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Faint surface rubbing on bottom inch of front board. Else binding clean. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Small stain on front endpapers. Light spotting on page edges. Else pages clean. Faint dampstaining on bottom edge of inner DJ. Very light bumping on DJ spine head. Else DJ clean & bright. ; B&W Photographs; 10.25 x 7.25"; 256 pages View more info