New York: Putnam, 1933. First Edition. Cloth. 4to. Publisher's cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Hand-pressed rag paper. Deckle edge. 364 pp.
Signed by Masters on colophon. Ex-library with a mark on spine, bookplate on verso of front free endpaper, card pocket pasted on facing page, and an embossment on title page and p. 363. Includes a sales ticket from 1958, when this book was purchased from Nedwick's in Chicago for $15. Excellent condition.
This is a signed, limited edition, first edition of Masters' poetic history of Chicago. This is number 12 of a limited printing of 100, by the author of Spoon River Anthology and many others. Very good. Item #1618