The Great Conflagration. Chicago: Its Past, Present and Future Embracing a Detailed Narrative of the Great Conflagration in the North, South, and West Divisions

SKU: 033746
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TITLE CONTINUES: Origin, Progress and Results of the Fire. Prominent Buildings Burned, Character of Buildings, Losses and Insurance, Graphic Description of the Flames, Scenes and Incidents, Loss of Life, the Flight of the People. Also, a Condensed History of Chicago, its Population, Growth and Great Public Works and a Statement of all the Great Fires of the World. From the library of W A FOYLE, Beeleigh Abbey, bookplate to fep. Brown leather boards with gilt lettering to spine. Boards are generally in good order, just a little shelfwear. Slight bumping to corners. Five raised bands to the spine. Folding map at p62 has damage with loss of folded contents. Foxing to the endpages and occasionally to the textblock. 458 pp. Previous owner's inscription to first blank. Additional photos are available upon request. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 1020g.(YBP Ref: 033746:1-H12)
  • Author: SHEAHAN, James W & UPTON, George P
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  • Publisher: Union Publishing Co
  • Condition: Very Good
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  • Size: 8vo - over 73/4in - 93/4in Tall
  • Binding: Hardcover
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  • Published Date: 1871
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  • Language: English