Books by Q Authors
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    Quaife, Milo Milton:  Life of Black Hawk.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1916. First thus. Near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt seal and border on the front board and gilt text on the spine all of which is very bright and readable. There is a slight bump to the cloth over the spine most likely due to binding error from a folded spine lining. The 14th Lakeside Classic issued at Christmas time of 1916. The fold-out map following page 32 is present and in perfect condition. A splendid copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28431  $375.00



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    Quaife, Milo Milton:  A Woman's Story of Pioneer Illinois.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1919. First thus. Fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine, a gilt top edge to the text block with gilt text and decoration and borders on the front board. There is a printed "209" in ink at the upper fore corner of the first free end page. It's meaning escapes me. The gilt text on the spine is quite clear and very readable and the gilt borders and decorations on the front board are bright and free of tarnish. The 17th volume in the Lakeside Classic series which was released in 1919. The book reprints "The Memoirs of Christina Holmes Tillson" which was originally only circulated to her family and her close friends and describes her life in early Illinois. A very handsome copy!
    TB27893  $250.00



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    Quaife, Milo Milton:  John Long's Voyages and Travels in the Years 1768-1788.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1922. First thus. Very near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt borders on the front board, gilt text on the spine which is only slightly tarnished and a gilt top edge to the text block. The Lakeside Classic release of 1922. The fold-out map is in place and in fine condition. The only flaw with this copy is the cloth over the tips of the boards is rubbed. Originally published in London in 1791 this volume reprints the narratives of Long who spent many years in his youth living with Indians. His journals describe his adventures traveling through Canada and the Great Lakes region. A beautiful copy and free from any markings, names or notations.
    TB31254  $125.00



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    Quaife, Milo:  Lake Michigan.  Indianapolis: The Bobb-Merrill Co., 1944. First Edition, First printing. Very near fine in decorated green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text and a gilt outline of the lake on the front board and with map end sheets. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 3/4 inches with light rubbing to the cloth at the corners of the head and heel of the spine and at the fore corners of the boards. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with shallow chipping across the top edge of the spine area and a 1/4" chip from the upper fore corner of the front panel together with a number of short closed tears with related creasing at the upper edge of the front panel. Signed by the author on the special, tipped-in page immediately after the first free end sheet. The third volume in The American Lakes Series. 384 pages containing an index and bibliographical notes. Illustrated from black and white photographs throughout.
    TB30595  $95.00



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    Quaife, Milo M.:  Chicago's Highways Old and New From Indian Trail To Motor Road.  Chicago: D. F. Keller & Company, 1923. First Edition. Very good+ in navy blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto of 9 1/2 by 6 3/4 inches with light rubbing and wear to the cloth at the ends of the spine and with evidence of a plate of some kind removed from the front paste down. Without a dust jacket. 278 pages including an index. Illustrated with a frontispiece, maps and reproductions of earlier works of art and facsimiles of documents.
    TB30056  $75.00



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    Quaife, Milo Milton:  Pictures of Gold Rush California.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1949. First thus. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and gilt decorations on the front board and with gilt to the top edge of the text block. The gilt text stamping on the spine is bright and untarnished. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1949. Laid-in at the front of the book is a Compliments of the Season card from Thomas E. Donnelley. A collection of contemporary accounts which highlight the perils of overland travel to the gold fields of California. 383 pages including and index. A clean, handsome and tight copy.
    TB30658  $50.00




  • Quaife, Milo Milton:  The Siege of Detroit in 1763.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1958. First edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and the top edge of the text block in gilt. The gilt text stamping on the spine remains bright and sharp. The majority of the original glassine dust jacket continues to protect this copy. Sub-titled: "The Journal of Pontiac's Conspiracy and John Rutherfurd's Narrative of a Captivity." 289 pages including an index followed by a list of previous titles published in the series. Illustrated with a frontispiece, maps and reproductions of early photographs and contemporary art work.
    TB29667  $20.00






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