Brown cloth octovo, gilt decorated, light soiling to spine, light edge wear and corner bumping. Binding slightly twisted, but still strong. Pen notations to front endpaper, light tanning, otherwise clean. Includes 3 fold-out maps and 1 fold-out graph. One map is misfolded and no longer fits squarely within pages. First edition, published February 1913. Presents Chicago's side in dispute with War Department's engineers about how much water could be diverted into the canal, having Lake Michigan both as a water source for the city and a place to dump its sewage. The Sanitary District of Chicago. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Diversion of the Waters of the Great ...
Publisher: Clohesey & Co.
Publication Date: 1913
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Sanitary District of Chicago, Chicago, 1913. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Tan paper binding rubbed at extremities, slightly cocked; spine ends, corners chipped; covers smudged; leaf edges foxed, else a very sturdy, tight & clean volume, with bright, crisp fold-outs. ; In wraps; fold-out color maps & charts. ; 8vo; 216 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 38740
Book Description Clohesey & Co., Printers, Chicago, 1913. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Brown cloth with gilt emblem to front cover and gilt lettering to spine, illustrated with tables (including one fold-out) and two fold-out maps (partly colored). ; 6-1/4" x 9-1/4"; viii, 216 pp; This book was the copy of hydraulic and sanitary enginner and UC Berkeley professor Charles Gilman Hyde, with his own library marking to spine, library pocket and unused card inside front cover and stamp to front free endpaper. Otherwise little worn with some bumping to corners, solid hinges, one leaf with a small closed tear, and clean and unmarked text and fold-outs. Bookseller Inventory # 5119