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Life and character of William Taylor Baker, president of the World's Columbian Exposition and of the Chicago Board of trade; by his son Charles H. Baker

Baker, Charles H.

Published by The Premier Press, New York, 1908
Condition: Near fine Hardcover
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Quarto in dark blue polished cloth with gilt titles to front and spine; 293 pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits 25 cm. Ink stamp to front free endpaper reads: "Compliments of Chas. H. Baker" A truly rare book in this original edition. Only three hundred copies printed, as stated. Numerous b&w photoplates of histoprical note, printed on coated stock plates. Written by Baker's son. William Taylor Baker was a successful accountant in Chicago, and later President of the Chicago Board of Trade and President of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, properly known as the World's Columbia Exposition. This copy provenance of Seattle's prominent Clise family. || History of Chicago, Illinois; Business history, Bookkeepers, Accountants. History of Electricity in the U.S.; Chicago Board of Trade, Electric power-plants -- Washington (State) -- Seattle. Baker, William Taylor, 1841-1903. Chicago (Ill.) -- History. Snoqualmie Falls, White River, Washington State. Dams. Hydroelectric Power. Provenance of Seattle's prominent Clise family. Near fine (appears unread) with nominal shelfwear to exterior. Tight and clean within. Small personal library bookplate and onwer name hand-writted to front free endpaper: J. W. Clise. Bookseller Inventory # 86065

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Title: Life and character of William Taylor Baker, ...

Publisher: The Premier Press, New York

Publication Date: 1908

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near fine

Edition: First edition.

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