By: Federal Writer's Project

Price: $65.00

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A Descriptive and Historical Guide. American Guide Series. The first comprehensive guide to the Prairie State ever published. Literally hundreds and hundreds of cities and towns are described, their histories recorded; amusing and little-known stories told about their founders and early residents. In this new revised edition appear two new chapters:" Illinois in World War II" and "Religion in Illinois". 707 pp. Map in back pocket. Map of Illinois on front endpapers. Spine slightly faded, interior tight and clean. Front red board with gilt lettering and map of Illinois. Owner's name on half-title page. Jacket has small nicks and tears on spine with 1/2 inch tear on creased top edge o/w Good. Index


Author Name: Federal Writer's Project

Illustrator: Photographs, Maps

Categories: Other,

Edition: Revised, Enlarged

Publisher: Chicago, A.C. McClug & Co.: 1947

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Guidebook

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 000485

Keywords: American Guide Series, Chicago, Stephen Douglas, Ulysses S. Grant, Haymarket Riot, Indians,Abraham Lincoln, Northwestern Univ.