first edition Hardcover
1885 · Chicago
by [Leeson, Michael A.] (Editor)
Chicago: Warner, Beers & Company. Printed and bound by Donohue & Henneberry, 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair. Thick quarto. , 1367 pages. Brown cloth covered boards with leather corners and leather spine. Illustrated gilt title on the front cover. Gilt title on the spine. Marbled end sheets and faded marbled edges. Illustrated with numerous portraits and lithograph views. Color folding map is present and in good to very good condition with a very small closed split (not affecting content) in the far left margin. Edge wear to the leather at the head of the spine. Light rubs to the leather spine. Front hinge secure but a bit loose. Light shelf wear to the boards and light stains to the covers. The interior text block, from pages 237-757, is shaken, uneven, and was repaired at one point. A fair copy. Howes L 228; Adams Herd - 1322; Graff 2448.
(Inventory #: 17271)