[Regional History]. Seeger, Eugen.
Chicago, Die Geschichte einer Wunderstadt
1837. 1871. 1893.
Im Selbstverlag (Self Published)
Octavo, pp. xvi, 488. Richly illustrated, with reproductions of many pre-fire images of Chicago, as well as contemporary line drawings, half tones, etc. 12 pages of trade ads at end of text. In German.
An ambitious treatise, done with German thoroughness and through the eyes of a Midwestern German. The author provides a comprehensive picture of nineteenth century Chicago, and it is fascinating to see the significance of the "things German ." A very scarce title, either in English or here, in the original German.
Edition: First printing
Binding: original publisher's purple cloth, with gilded title on front bo
Condition: Good. No DJ. Some wear to extremities; Slightly loose in bindin
Book Id: 1199