Quincy, IL: Addison L. Langdon, 1888. George W. Melville. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Approx. 120p. Ex-library copy of an oversize red, gilt-decorated cloth hardcover book in good condition. Contains a library stamp on the title page and one inner page. 1.5" closed edge tear on title page is held with clear tape. The cover is heavily rubbed and lightly soiled, and the spine is sunned. Corners worn through the cloth. However, the text is clean and the binding is tight. No library markings on exterior. Item #143060
Features brief one-page biographies of the prominent men of Quincy, Illinois. Illustrated by George W. Melville with black and white engravings of these men and their homes. Measures approx. 12.25" x 9.5". Recased with new endpapers.