Title: The Growth of the State of Illinois and the ...
Publisher: Boston: J.P. Plummer & Co., Printers, 1872
Publication Date: 1872
Binding: Soft cover
26 p., original wraps. The author lived in Chicago for twenty years and was engaged in "active professional pursuits in the very centre of this unparalleled growth." He says the great City of the Lakes is "throwing aside the ashes from its ruins" [the Great Chicago Fire of 1871] and has 're-entered the race for progress with fresh hopes and power.'" The booklet describes the government, business climate, etc., and includes a number of statistics. The spine edge is bound with tape; the front cover is cut off at the lower margin and both the and front covers are browned and brittle; the interior is very good. Bookseller Inventory # 111311JP
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