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1 Collection of eight printed auction catalogs selling Short-Horn Cattle at Dexter Park (6), Carrolton Fair Grounds & Wyoming, Illinois.
Chicago, etc. 1875-82 
!All w/colored paper wrps, v.g.(one front wrap loose, but we lassoed it!) all with pedigrees back to eighth generation.Good-by Long-Horns! Manner in which Northern & Mid-western stock raisers helped improve the western herds after transport hy the railroads helped improve meat quality by transport vs. stamina for long cattle drives). One of the less appreciated ways Chicago became the center of the cattle & meat packing industry. Please note that seven of these catalogues not located per OCL, and rthe other has only one location. Agriculture. Illinois (4439690061)
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2 PHOTOGRAPHS (of Rossville, Illinois)
c.1899 
As follows: Five 4" x 6" & five 6" x 9". The smaller scenes show views of Attica St. East & West, Chicago St., Gilbert, St. & more. The larger ones show the high school, Old Folks party, children & homes of G. W. Smith & of F. L. Stewart. These are mounted on removed album leaves & each leaf has pictures on both sides. One lrg one, not enumerated above shows a McKinley political banquet. (3414202398)
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3 Allouez, Claude Jean (Prayer book in Algonquin Language--Facsimile).
Quebec 1908 
(1-6)7-(13)(3 bl.),2 plts,64 plts (ms. facsimile, 2pp. per plt). After facs p. 71, an interleaf notes "p. 72-94 are blank," & after facs 104, an interleaf notes "p. 104-138 are blank." Col. Neelson provides a hist. of this important relic as well as a copy of the only known image of Marquette. This is one of 300 copies (#52). The interior has lib. stamps on both pastedowns & on the leaf after t.p. Toronto Public Lib. (Bibliography of Canadiana) 73. Pilling, Algonquin, p. 10-11. (4382678733)
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4 American Shop Equipment Company SHOP FURNACES: COMPLETE EXPORT SHIPPING DATA.
Chicago c.1920 4to 
34,7pp. The latter contains export data. Wrps, some dust. Trade Catalog. (4138477512)
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5 Baldwin, Elmer HOW TO LIVE A HEALTHFUL HAPPY AND LONG LIFE
Ottawa, IL 1893 
97pp. First ed. Paper covers (loose, edges chipt). Library of Congress copyright stamp on tp. Author was 87 when he wrote this. OCLC locates no lib w/ a copy (3/14). (5957657160)
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6 Bauser, William H. ASTRONOMICAL
Paris, IL 1903 
12pp. First ed. Wrps (one small chip). Lib stamp inside front wrp. With tipped-in emendation. Considers Earth's relation to other bodies. OCLC locates no copies in Illinois. (Three other U. S. libraries). 4/15 (5871978204)
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7 Carpenter, W. H. & T. S. Arthur (ed.) THE HISTORY OF ILLINOIS.
Phila. 1854 12mo 
255,36pp. Lippencott Cabinet History Series. Lib. stamps on paste downs. Very early history of IL. Two leaves w/pencil. 36 p. catalogue of valuable books. (3596222040)
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8 Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois ILLINOIS MILITARY UNITS IN THE CIVIL WAR
Springfield, IL 1962 4to 
53pp. First ed. Fine in paper covers. (5974258470)
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9 Cline, G. S. (pub) (Including Twain, Billings, Perkins and others Wit and Humor of the Age
Des Moines, Iowa 1887 
776pp. VG in pseudo leather cloth, bkstrp ends with very minor shelf fray. Humor divided into categories of ethnicity, railroad, politics, military, religion and more. No copies on line, 11/15. (6022604724)
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10 Mercer, L. P. THE SOUL AND THE BODY
Chicago. IL 1883 
31pp. First ed. Vg in flex covers. Library of Congress copyright stamp. OCLC locates one copy in Illinois and none at any identified medical lib (3/14). No copies on line. (5957778633)
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11 Worthen, A. H. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF ILLINOIS, VOL. VI, GEOLOGY AND PALAEONTOLOGY.
Chicago, IL 1875 
532pp. 33 plts. with text on tissue guards. Includes, among others: Bond, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Edwards, Franklin, Jasper, Lawrence, Richland, Wabash, Wayne, Williamson. Cvrs reattached, but with the enormous pocket map (approx. 42 1/4' wide x 70" high!!!) not mentioned in any of the net descriptions...trade off? (5068191363)
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12 Young, David Marion THE GEOLOGY OF THE LITTLE SALINE FAULT AREA OF STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY, MISSOURI REPORT
Lexington, KY 1931 4to 
85pp. Typed ms ill with ten actual photographs and large (c. 24"x36") fold map in color. Two of the text ill are hand colored fold maps. Paper for class at University of Chicago. Later cl, gilt titling. Ttitle not located per OCLC (12/13). (5928058239)
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