Chicago: Caxton Club, 1916. First Edition. Boards. 4to. Original binding of vellum-backed boards. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Uncut handmade Italian paper. 290 pp.
Minor shelf wear to boards, with a 1/2" chip to the paper backing along right edge of front cover. Interior is perfect. Most pages are unopened.
This is a gorgeous Caxton Club limited edition from 175 copies printed of historian Quaife's well-regarded history of Chicago. Quite an uncommon book, and in excellent, unread condition with unopened pages. (Howes Q2). Near fine. Item #1711