New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1872. Hardcover. Small 4to. Quarter calf with gilt lettering and compartments and marbled paper over boards. iv, 811pp. Tissue-guarded frontispiece, map, 2 tissue-guarded steel-engraved portraits. Very good. Mild edgewear, rubbing and scuffing to calf, mainly at corners and head/tail of darkened spine; some age toning to endpapers, else internally near fine. Item #45761
First edition, tight and nice, of the eleventh volume of this annual compilation of just about everything -- internally tight and bright and near fine. Text in two-column format. Coverage includes the Great Chicago Fire and the map shows Chicago, with "Burnt District" clearly delineated. Discreet ex-library, with very few markings.