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The Lives of James and William B. Simpson

Pridmore, Jay

Published by Simpson Estates, Inc., 1998
Used Condition Collectible-Fine Hardcover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
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Edition of 750 copies. xiv, 206 pages; illustrations, map; index; dark brown cloth binding with dust jacket in publisher's slip case, brown cloth also. James Simpson was the head of the Marshall Field's store chain in Chicago, and was a driving force behind 'A Century of Progress' World's Fair in Chicago in 1933. He was also Chairman of the Chicago Plan Commission. His brother William was a benefactor, but preferred to remain in the background. Interesting account of the brothers' roles during the first third of the 20th Century in Chicago. Fine clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 14533


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Title: The Lives of James and William B. Simpson

Publisher: Simpson Estates, Inc.

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Fine

Edition: First Edition

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