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A little history of a great city

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Published by The Book and print guild in Winnetka, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chicago (Ill.)
    • Subjects:
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      On cover: Chicago, from the coming of Marquette and La Salle, 1673, to a Century of progress exposition, 1933-34.

      Statement[by] Frederic William Bond; an informal presentation of the author"s impressions of the most significant episodes in the birth, struggles and growth of the wonder city of the world, Chicago; illustrations by Kate Bacon Bond.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF548.3 .B72
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 p. l., 15-137, [1] p., 1 l.
      Number of Pages137
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6317910M
      LC Control Number35004383
      OCLC/WorldCa4575989


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