The Lives of James and William B. Simpson
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
Title: The Lives of James and William B. Simpson
Publisher: Simpson Estates, Inc.
Publication Date: 1998
Book Condition: Collectible-Fine
Edition: First Edition
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