CHICAGO OF TODAY. THE METROPOLIS OF THE WEST. THE NATION'S CHOICE FOR THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION. HANDSOMELY ILLUSTRATED. 1891.

Chicago: Published by Acme Publishing and Engraving Co., [1891]. xv, [1], 33-280, [1] pp, plus original illustrated chromolithographic wrappers bound into original publisher's cloth [gilt-lettered title stamped on front cover, with some rubbing]. A clean text, with many illustrations and advertisements. Very Good plus.

The beautifully illustrated wrappers are featured at the web site of the Chicago History Museum. The publishers tout "the progressiveness of this mighty city of the prairies... Her wealth and trade increase materially day by day; new enterprise is daily drawn to her center, which, combined with the energy and perseverance of her citizens, must more firmly than ever establish and increase her widespread fame and reputation of the 'Metropolis of the West'."
A detailed Table of Contents is a guide to all Chicago's commercial, governmental, monumental, cultural and other amenities and attractions.
Not located on OCLC as of July 2021. Item #37714

Price: $350.00

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