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Auction Description for Leslie Hindman: Books, Manuscripts, & Photographs From the Collection of Kenan Heise

Books, Manuscripts, & Photographs From the Collection of Kenan Heise

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers


826 lots

May 1, 2004

1338 West Lake Street

Chicago, IL, 60607 USA

Phone: 312.280.1212

Fax: 312 280 1211

Email: info@lesliehindman.com

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Lot 1: The Cliff Dwellers

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Description: By Henry B. Fuller. Harper & Bros: NY 1893.The book is an attractive, rare first edition with a slightly-distracting color line on the front cover. Otherwise VG+

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Lot 2: Rare and Beautiful Imprints of Chicago

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Description: By J. Christian BayRemarks Accompanying an Exhibit before the Bibliographical Society of America, December 30,1921. Printed for the Friends of Walter M. Hill, 1922. Reprinted from the Papers and Proceedings of the Bibliographical Society of America.

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Lot 3: Chicago Stories

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Description: By George Ade. Illustrated by John T. McCutcheon and othersHenry Regnery Company, 1963. Blue cloth, pictorial, not-price-clipped dust jacket. 274pp. Frontispiece, line drawings, pictorial endpapers. Ade is a Chicago literary treasure. F/F.

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Lot 4: Wealth Against Commonwealth

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Description: By Henry Demarest LloydHarper & Brothers, 1894. First. IV, 563pp.; A beautiful copy of this muckraking and thoroughly-researched denouncement of the monopolies and trusts of the 1890s, especially Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company. Lloyd had cut his teeth as an editorial writer for the Chicago Tribune.

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Lot 5: The Gang

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Description: By Frederic M. ThrasherUniversity of Chicago Press, 1927. First, with highly-treasured, mended map showing the territories of late 1920s Capone and other gangs. A pioneering sociological study of 1,313 gangs and crime in the city. XXI, 572pp 8vo. Flyleaf page is missing. Map is excellent and cover, VG+ and hard-plastic-protected.

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