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CHICAGO LITERARY CLUB MEMORIAL 1900 - 1901

GOOKIN, FREDERICK W.

Published by THE CHICAGO LITERARY CLUB, CHICAGO,ILLINOIS, 1901
Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION Hardcover
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TWENTY-FOUR BIOGRAPHICAL PAMPHLET MEMORIALS OF THE CHICAGO LITERARY CLUB MEMBERS THAT DIED IN 1890 THROUGH 1901. THE PAMPHLETS HAVE BEEN BOUND INTO A SINGLE VOLUME OF YELLOW BUCKRAM CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH A LEATHER GOLD STAMPED TITLE LABEL ON THE SPINE. LIBRARY LABEL OF THE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOICIETY WITH A GIFT LABEL FROM THE CHICAGO LITERARY CLUB.ON THE INNER FRONT COVER. EIGHT OF THE MEMORIALS HAVE A FULL PAGE BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE DESCEASED CLUB MEMBER, MANY OF WHOM WERE EARLY PIONEERS OF CHICAGO AS WELL AS PROMINENT LEADERS OF THE CUMMUNITY AND BUSINESS MEN INCLUDING DAVID SWING, JOHN WELLBORN ROOT AND OTHERS. EACH PAMPHLET VARIES FROM A FEW PAGES TO AS MANY AS TWENTY PAGES. A WOUNDERFUL BIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCE SOURCE TO MANY OF CHICAGO'S INFLUENTIAL LITERARY AND BUSINESS LEADERS. COPIES OF THESE MEMORIALS WERE PRINTED BY THE CHICAGO LITERARY CLUB AND DISTRIBUTED TO ITS MEMBERSHIP IN THE YEAR THAT THEY WERE PRINTED. A NICE TIGHT CLEAN COPY. Size: 5 3/8" X 8 1/16". Bookseller Inventory # 002481

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Title: CHICAGO LITERARY CLUB MEMORIAL 1900 - 1901

Publisher: THE CHICAGO LITERARY CLUB, CHICAGO,ILLINOIS

Publication Date: 1901

Binding: FULL LEATHER

Book Condition:VERY GOOD CONDITION

Edition: FIRST EDITION.

Book Type: BIOGRAPHY

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