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1 FIELD MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, Annual Report of Director to the Board of Trustees: Years 1906-1931., And 1966 Annual Report
Chicago Field Museum of Natural History 1907 Wraps Good Natural History Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" Plates 
26 Reports covering years: 1906-1910,1912-1924,1926-1932, and 1966. Commences with report of the death of Marshall Field, founder of the Museum. Frontis. portrait of Field (Plate). Plate II: Mourning Design in Museum Rotunda Exposed for Thirty Days Following Mr. Field's Death. Each year's report gives Accessions in Departments of Anthropology, Botany, Geology, Zoology. Numerous Plates in each Report. Stiff cover wraps-mildly soiled. Some with chips along edges or spine. A few with small pieces of paper spine missing, but still intact. ex.mus. stamp/numbers either on front or on title page. 1919 Report's front cover is detached. Overall exteriors are Good to Good +. Interiors are clean and Very Good. 
Price: 415.00 USD
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2 LIST OF PUBLICATIONS ON ILLINOIS GEOLOGY, MINERAL RESOURCES, AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES, LIST OF PUBLISHED MAPS, AND INDEX TO LIST OF PUBLICATIONS BY SUBJECT, BY COUNTY, AND BY AUTHOR
Urbana The State of Illinois 1954 Soft Cover Good Geology Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 10" Maps 
Compiled by Illinois State Geological Survey, Natural Resources Building, Urbana, Illinois. 165 pp. Ex. museum with stamp on front cover. Covers in Fair condition with dirt smudges, edging, and bent lower corner. Interior is tight and clean. Document in Good condition. 
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3 PUBLICATIONS ON THE GEOLOGY, MINERAL RESOURCES, AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES OF ILLINOIS
Urbana State of Illinois 1936 Paper Cover Very Good Geological Survey Size: Approx. 6 " x 9" 
With Appended Index. 95 pp. Covers have dirt smudges, ripped top corner, and wear to spine. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet is in VG condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Cederberg, William E. Ph.D. ON THE SOLUTIONS OF THE DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS OF MOTION OF A DOUBLE PENDULUM
Rock Island, Illinois Augustana Book Concern 1923 Paper Cover Very Good Physics Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" Equations 
Augustana Library Publications. Number 9. "In this discussion we are dealing with a double pendulum which is swinging freely in a vertical plane through small angles about its position of stable equilibrium. The solutions of the differential equations of motion of this pendulum have been found by means of a well-known theorem of Poincare, which for the present purpose may be stated briefly as follows..." 62 pp. Photograph of Denkmann Memorial Library, Ausustana College, Rock Island, Ill.Each page with equations. Stiff grey covers. ex.mus. stamp on front cover. Slight stain? along part of front cover's bottom edge. Doesn't go through. very minor. Otherwise covers are Very Good. Title page's top corner tip missing. ex.mus. stamp on first page of text along top margin. No interference with text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 41.50 USD
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5 Chicago Natural History Museum Chicago Natural History Museum Annual Reports. Years 1943, 1950, 1960 and 1964.
Chicago Chicago Natural History Museum Wraps Very Good- Natural History Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/2" Photographs, Figures(text drawings) 
Covers slightly soiled. 1943 edition, previous owner's name on cover. 1960 & 1964 edition have ink writing on cover:"p.112-financial statement" and "see page 8". Otherwise covers are Very Good. No tears. Interiors are all clean, tight and in Very Good + condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Eddy, Samuel and Thaddeus Surber NORTHERN FISHES WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
Minneapolis The University of Minnesota Press 1943 Boards Good+ Good- Fishing Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" Illustrated 
"Sportsman, ichthyologist, and conservationist alike will welcome this handsomely illustrated and authoritative study or more than 150 fresh-water fishes. This book presents for the first time a comprehensive treatment of the fishes characteristic of the Upper Mississippi region." 252 pages with index. DJ is Good- with tears, chipping and creasing to edges, corners and along joint and spine, the front flap is price-clipped, dirt smudges. Book cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, spine ends are bent from shelfwear. Gift inscription on front inside cover. Spine broken within interior. Book is Good+. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 House of Representatives CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR. HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SEVENTIETH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION ON H. J. 365.
Washington Government Printing Office 1929 Paper Very Good- World's Fair Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
A Resolution Authorizing the President, Under Certain Conditions, to Invite the Participation of Other Nations in the Chicago World's Fair, Providing for the Admission of Their Exhibits and for Other Purposes. January 5, 1929. 14 pp. Paper covers. Cover edges are browning and dirty, corners are slightly creased, staining on spine near staples. Ex. library stamp on front cover. Interior pages clean, legible. Document in VG- condition. 
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8 House of Representatives CUMBERLAND ROAD EAST OF THE OHIO [To Accompany Bill H. R. No. 830]
Washington Government Printing Office 1843 Paperbound Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
27th Congress, 3d Session, Rep. No. 278, Ho. of Reps. "Mr. Steenrod, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, submitted the following Report: The Committee on Roads and Canals, to whom were referred sundry memorials from citizens of the United States, praying that Congress would complete the Cumberland road east of the State of Ohio, by erecting a bridge over the river Ohio, at the city of Wheeling, in the State of Virginia, make the following report:..." 2 pp. Disbound government document. Edges are chipped and torn, particularly along spine edge. Paper is brown, text easily legible. Document in Good condition. 
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9 House of Representatives ILLINOIS AND MISSISSIPPI CANAL
Washington Government Printing Office 1890 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Fold-out Graph 
Communication from the Secretary of War, transmitting a letter from the Chief of Engineers containing the final report of Capt. W. L. Marshall, Corps of Engineers, upon the location, plans, and estimates of the Illinois and Mississippi Canal in further compliance with certain provisions of the river and harbor acts of August 11, 1888. 51st Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 429. Referred to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors. June 28, 1890. 21 pp. Fold-Out of Itemized Cost for the construction of the canal. Disbound government document. Small tears on bottom of document. Entire document is browning, but text is easily legible. Document is in Very Good condition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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10 House of Representatives REPORTS OF SURVEYORS GENERAL OF ILLINOIS, MISSOURI, AND OREGON. Letter from The Secretary of the Interior...1852
1852 Paperbound Very Good Surveying Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" Tables 
Annual Report submitted by Alex. H. H. Stuart, Secretary (Alexander Hugh Holmes STUART,served as Secretary of the Interior in the Cabinet of President Fillmore from September 16, 1850, to March 6, 1853);showing receipts and expenditures for 1851, surveys of public and private land claims,in Illinois and Missouri, including tables and Report of the Surveyor General of Oregon with tables. 31 pps. Disbound but intact. Document is Very Good. 
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11 House of Representatives SURVEY OF THE ILLINOIS RIVER, Letter from Secretary of War
1867 Paperbound Very Good Illinois Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Foldout Map, Tables 
Letter from Secretary of War Communicating The report of Brevet Major General J. H. Wilson on the survey and examination of the Illinois river. "His object in the survey was to obtain such specific and accurate data as to be enabled to form estimates for the improvement of the river, so that the largest boats of the Illinois and Michigan canal, and steamboats drawing four feet of water, could pass through the river to the Mississippi during the season of extreme low water." 42 pp. Famous Americans in the document: Edmund Schriver, Inspector General; and James Harrison Wilson, Lieut. Col. 35th Infantry, Brevet Maj. Gen. Large foldout map: Map and Section of the Illinois River Showing proposed improvement by Canal and Slackwater for connecting the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan. Map is 43"x30". Map has some tears to creases and corners, some browning. First page of document brownish toned with tiny chips at side edge, otherwise document is tight, clean and Very Good. 
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12 Marshall, S. S. THE REAL ISSUE -- UNION OR DISUNION. LETTER OF HON S. S. MARSHALL, ON THE PARTIES AND POLITICS OF THE DAY, TO THE FREEMAN OF THE NINTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
Washington The Union Office 1856 Paperbound Good Illinois Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9 1/4" 
27 pp. Disbound document. Residue from book remains on spine along with some creasing to edge. Document pages are brown, foxing marks particularly on back page, text is easily legible. Corners are creased, bottom of last pages are uncut. Document in Good condition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13 Mohlenbrock, Robert H. FLOWERING PLANTS: LILIES TO ORCHIDS (THE ILLUSTRATED FLORA OF ILLINOIS)
Carbondale and Edwardsville Southern Illinois University Press 1970 0-8093-0408-2 / 9780809304080 Hard Cover Very Good Good Flora Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" Illustrated 
288 pages with index. Green cloth covers with brown title lettering on front and spine. DJ is Good to Good- with chipping and tears to edges and corners, soiling throughout, spine is darkened with water spots, rubbing and wear. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed, covers feel slightly bent, spine ends are worn. Page edges are dirty. Interior is tight and clean. Book is VG- to VG. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Schwarz, G. Frederick THE DIMINISHED FLOW OF THE ROCK RIVER IN WISCONSIN AND ILLINOIS, AND ITS RELATION TO THE SURROUNDING FORESTS
Washington Government Printing Office 1903 Paper Cover Very Good- U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plates, Maps 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Forestry--Bulletin No. 44. Seven plates, including two maps (one foldout). 27 pp. Brown paper wraps. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover. Covers are browning along edges, some chipping and small tears, small tears to spine ends. Top corner is bent and creased throughout document. Interior tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG- condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Senate LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING, (IN OBEDIENCE TO A RESOLTION OF THE SENATE, OF THE 13TH INSTANT,) A STATEMENT OF THE QUALITY OF LAND WHICH HAS BEEN SOLD, THE QUANTITY WHICH REMAINS UNSOLD,...
Washington Gales & Seaton 1820 Paperbound Very Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Fold Out Chart 
...and the Amount of Sales in Each Land District, in the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, Respectively. March 20, 1820. Read, and ordered to be printed for use of the Senate. 2 pp. Fold-out chart showing statement of land sold in each district from Josiah Meigs in the General Land Office. Disbound government document. Chipping/creasing to spine edge, other edges are uncut. Document pages are brown and foxed, but text is easily legible. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Senate LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE RIVER AND HARBOR ACT OF JUNE 14, 1880, A COMMUNICATION FROM CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, OF FEBRUARY 17, 1881, AND ACCOMPANYING COPY OF REPORT FROM CAPT. C. J. ALLEN,...
Washington Government Printing Office 1881 Paperbound Very Good Mississippi River Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Fold Out Maps 
...Corps of Engineers, Upon the Results Obtained from the Surveys and Examinations of the Season of 1880, for the Establishment of Reservoirs at the Headwaters of the Mississippi River and the Sources of Certain Streams in Wisconsin and Minnesota, including Rock River, Wisconsin and Illinois. 46th Congress, 3d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 48. February 21, 1881.--Referred to the Committee on Commerce and ordered to be printed. 66 pp. Three fold out maps. Residue from book remains along spine edge, spine creased. Last pages are starting to separate from rest of document, still intact. Document is lightly browning along edges, text is easily legible. Maps have small tears where attached to document, creases are crisp. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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17 Senate STATUE OF MISS FRANCES E. WILLARD, Erected in Statuary Hall of the Capitol Building at Washington
Washington Government Printing Office 1905 Paperbound Very Good+ Gov't Document Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " Illus. With an Engraving Of Miss Willard 
Proceedings in the Senate and House of Representatives on the Occasion of the Reception and Acceptance of the Statue from the State of Illinois. Limited copies produced. 89 pp. Marbled edges. Disbound but in Very Good + condition. Frances Willard was a major force in the temperance crusade and was elected president of the World's Woman's Christian Temperance Union in 1891. Temperance, in her opinion, was basically a measure for the protection of home life and therefore an ideal which demanded personal sacrifice. 
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18 Wellcome, Sir Henry THE WELLCOME RESEARCH INSTITUTION LONDON, ENGLAND Exhibits at the Chicago Exposition 1934
London Wellcome Foundation Ltd 1934 Cloth Very Good Illinois Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/4" Maps, Photographs 
Promotional booklet of the exhibits at the Chicago Exposition (World's Fair) of 1934. Decorative green cloth with gilt lettering on front cover. top edge gilt. 1" light scratch on front cover, otherwise exterior is VG+. Interior is tight, clean, and Near Fine. Index.90 pp. 
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