A History of Illinois from its Commencement as a State in 1818 to 1847 (2 volumes)
Place Published: Chicago
Publisher: The Lakeside Press
Date Published: 1945-1946
Edition: The Lakeside Classics Edition
Book Id: 18176
371; 371pp. Sextodecimo [17 cm] Red cloth with gilt stamped titles on the spines, and gilt stamped decorative borders and emblems on the front covers. Top edge gilt. Fine condition.
The Lakeside Press Classics series was created in 1903 by Thomas E. Donnelley, then president of RR Donnelley & Sons Company and son of the founder. Thomas E. Donnelley was of the opinion that a simple, well designed book would be an appropriate holiday gift.