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1881 Gray's New Map of Chicago. Hand colored Chicago map showing railroads, waterways 

and major streets.
17 x 14 in. $120

1906 Chicago Buildings. Half-tone views of nine 
prominent buildings. 
Black & white. 11x14 in. $30

1862 Chicago Great Fire. Two views of burned buildings along Lake Street, from London Illustrated News. 11x15-1/2 in. $50

1892 Columbian Exposition- The Midway Plaisance at Night. Exciting night view of the lit midway with the original Ferris Wheel in the background. Hand colored double-page half-tone by T. de Thulstrup has the original middle fold and was featured in 
Harper's Weekly.
16x22 in. $120

1892 Charles Graham wood engraving featured in Harper's titled, "The Columbian 
Exposition, Chicago."
16 x 11 in. $30

1873 Rare Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving showing three views of The Northwestern University, which includes their President, C.H. Fowler.
16 x 11 in. $60

1853 Color lithograph of the Waukegan Harbor, Illinois. Surveyed by W. Gamble, U.S. 
Agent,  April, 1853.
16-1/2 x 10 in. $100

1873 Wood engraving titled, "The Shore At Lake Forest."
12-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. $30

1892 Scientific American lithograph titled, "World's Columbian Exposition -- Present  
of Building."
16 x 11 in. $50

1892 Once A Week half-tone showing images of The Columbian World's Fair, At Chicago.
16 x 11 in. $40

1892 Half-tone featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Columbian Exposition -- Venetian Gondolas on the Lagoon." Drawn by H.D. Nichols.
16 x 11 in. $30

1876 Hand colored lithographed suburban map of Chicago listing each district. Districts listed are Waukegan, Woodstock, St. Charles, Geneva, Lake Forest and Elgin.
17 x 14 in. $80

1883 Hand colored steel engraved Map showing Waukegan Harbor, Illinois and the original Proposed Inner Harbor Basin and Low Ground with Lake Michigan above.
13 x 9 in. $50

1853 Hand colored lithographed Michigan Chart showing Waukegan Harbor, Illinois, surveyed by W. Gamble, U.S. Agent.
17-1/2 x 15-1/2 in. $140

1918 Color lithographed Railway Terminal Map of Chicago which also shows all the railroad lines entering the Chicago Depots.

1892 Color lithograph titled, "East Approach to South Canal Bridge."
15-1/2 x 13 in. $50

1892 Color lithograph titled, "Statue of Agriculture, Near West Entrance to Agricultural Building."
15-1/2 x 11-3/4 in. $50

1890 Hand colored half-tone from Harper's Weekly titled, "The Pavilion, Jackson Park, Chicago." Drawn by Charles Graham.
16 x 11 in. $60

1879 Beautiful hand colored wood engraving showing the Palmer House as the background for the 1879 visit of President Grant to Chicago.
20 x 16 in. $150

1890 Railroad Map of Chicago. Interesting map from Rand McNally's 1890 Atlas of the World, showing the railroad lines and terminals in Chicago Illinois. Names of the railroad companies that owned each terminal are given in a key on the right side. In the upper right corner, there is an inset map of the downtown area.
11x14 in. $30

1903 Map of Calumet Harbor. Small, hand colored map of Calumet Harbor, published in 1903 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Shows areas that had been dredged during the previous year, as well as other improvements that were made. 
6x9 in. $30

1880 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper captioned, "Illinois -- The Twenty-First Triennial Conclave of the Grand Encampment, Knights Templar, at Chicago, August 16th - 19th." From a Sketch by J.B. Beale.
16 x 11 in. $60

1873 Views in Chicago. Hand colored engraving from Picturesque America, showing scenes on Chicago streets and along the Chicago River.
10x13 in. $40 

1887 Chicago Scene: Ship Blocks Bridge. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "Bridged. A Familiar Chicago Experience." Shows a crowd of people waiting to cross a Chicago bridge while a boat passes by. 11x16 in. $60

1871 Chicago Fire Scenes. Two hand colored engravings from Harper's Weekly, showing views of the ruins after the great Chicago fire. Part of an article about the fire is
between the images.
11x16 in. $60

1888 Chicago Views and Architecture. Hand colored, engraved images from Harper's Weekly, titled "The City of Chicago and Some Recent Additions to its Architecture. In the center of the page, there is a view of the city looking south. Around the center image are views of individual buildings and streets throughout Chicago. 16x22 in. $150


1872 Hand colored detailed map of Chicago by Mitchell. Showing Streets, Waterways, Lincoln Park, and Railroads.
15 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. $100

Large 1884 Print: Scenes in Chicago. This hand colored, wood-engraved print is from the July 12, 1884 issue of Harper's Weekly. The print is titled "The Democratic Convention at Chicago--Some Characteristic Features of the City." In the middle, there is a large image of the convention hall. Around it are six smaller views of other landmarks: 1) On Drexell Boulevard; 2) In Lincoln Park; 3) New Board of Trade; 4) Dearborn Avenue; 5) State Street; and 6) Custom House and Post Office. This print is in excellent condition. Size is 16x22 in. $150

1884 City of Chicago Finest View - Nice, hand-colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly. Title is "View of the City of Chicago from the Top of the Light House at the Mouth of the River." Busy scene, with many smoking chimneys and boats passing by in the foreground. 16x22 in. $250

1896 Chicago View from the Rooftops. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, 1896, titled "The Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. View of the City Looking North, Showing Tower of the Auditorium in the Foreground." Nice view of the city as it looked just before the beginning of the 20th century. 16x22 in. $120

1906 Rand McNally map of Chicago. Large extremely detailed hand colored map showing the city boundaries as well as some surrounding townships. Many street names are shown as well as railroad routes, parks, cemeteries, Lake Calumet and the location of the World's Columbian Exposition. There is an insert in the upper right corner showing the harbor area of the city in detail.
18x27 in. $120

Antique print from Harper's Weekly dated August 26, 1893. Depicting scenes during the Columbian Exposition. Top image titled "Columbian Exposition - Post Office in the Government Building" and the bottom image shows "The Chicago Jockey Club House, Washington Park". Beautifully hand colored wood engraving. 11 x 16 in. $60

Antique print from Harper's Weekly dated June 14, 1884 depicting a scene during "The Republican National Convention at Chicago - View of Michigan Avenue". Wood engraving, beautifully hand colored, 11" x 16" $60

Antique wood engraving print from Harper's Weekly dated April 21, 1888 showing "Scenes and Incidents of the Great Railroad Strike at Chicago"; hand colored
11" x 16" $60

Antique wood engraving print from Harper's Weekly dated January 14, 1888 depicting scenes of "The New Lake Wall and Esplanade at Chicago"; hand colored 11" x 16" $60

Antique wood engraving print from Harper's Weekly dated August 4, 1888 capturing the scene during a horse race at "The Chicago Racetrack"; hand colored 11" x 16" $60

Antique half tone print from The Graphic Chicago dated July 15, 1893 of Jos. P. Birren's drawing of "To the Exposition by Coach"; hand colored
11" x 16" $60

Antique wood engraving print from Harper's Weekly dated March 25, 1893 illustrating "The Lobby of a Chicago Hotel in Winter- A study in Overcoats";hand colored.
 11" x 16" $50

Antique wood engraving double page print from Harper's Weekly dated October 31, 1896 T. De Thulstup's drawing illustrates notable figures of the time in "Where Representative Politicians of All Parties Gather - A Scene in the Foyer of the Auditorium Hotel, chicago, Illinois"; hand colored
22" x 16" $100

Antique half tone print from Harper's Weekly depeciting scenes from "The Argo Club, Chicago - drawn by H. D. Nichols"; hand colored.
11" x 16" $60

Antique hand colored wood engraving print from The Illustrated London News dated November 18, 1871 showing scenes after the great fire in "The Ruins of Chicago."
11" x 16" $50

Antique wood engraving print from Um die Welt (Around the World) dated August 11, 1883 illustrating "..Wolf's Point in Chicago in June 1833.."; hand colored 11" x 16" $50

Antique wood engraving print from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper dated October 8, 1887 showing "Illinois - the International Military Encampment at Chicago, October 3rd-24th, from sketches by W.E. Chapin"; hand colored 11" x 16" $50

Antique wood engraving print from Harper's Weekly dated June 14, 1884 showing a dramatic image of "The Republican Convention at Chicago - A Serenade"; hand colored 11" x 16" $60

Antique wood engraving print from Harper's weekly dated July 19, 1884 illustrating the scene at "The Democratic Convention at Chicago - Torch light Procession in Honor of Cleveland's Nomination"; hand colored.
 11" x 16" $60

Antique Railway Terminal Map published by Rand, McNally & Company of Chicago in 1902. Includes inset of index to Railroads. Original coloring 27 1/2" x 20" $80

Antique map published by G.W. and C.B. Colton & Co. 1867 of the state of Illinois with inset plan of Cook County and vicinity of Chicago. Original color 27" x 17 1/4" $120

"The Rand McNally New Commercial Atlas Map of Chicago District Inner and Outer Belt Railroad Lines" 1913 antique map; The original color differentiates the steam railways in red and the electric lines in blue. The map shows portions of Wisconsin and Indiana that border Illinois.
20 1/2" x 28" $80

May 6, 1883 Whole Edition of Judge showing the Chicago World's Fair and on the front cover, "The Queen of the May" is shown. Magazine in
very good condition.
13 x 10 in. $80

1892 Hand colored half-tone view of Chicago drawn by Charles Graham titled, "The Heart of Chicago, From the Masonic Building." Originally featured in Harper's Weekly
and copyrighted by
Harper & Brothers.
38 x 16 in. $300

1892 Rare hand colored half-tone featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "A Chicago Pool-Room on Sunday." Drawn by T. De Thulstrup. A brightly lit and crowded pool room filled with male players and
many onlookers is
revealed in this image.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $90

1887 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving showing three views of Lincoln Park, Chicago. Drawn by Charles Graham.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $60

1892 Leslie's Weekly hand colored wood engraving showing the Columbian Exposition -- Some of the Principal State Buildings nearing completion in five views.
16 x 11 in. $60

1893 Leslie's Illustrated Weekly hand colored half-tone showing the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago during an evening scene in the Grand Court. Small stamp from Mercantile Library of Pennsylvania in upper right border that
doesn't affect image.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $60

1893 Hand colored half-tone images featured in The Graphic which show the Group of State Buildings, Looking South from Outside the Grounds at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois.
21 x 15 in. $120

Frank Leslies's Newspaper, Hand Colored, Wood Engraving. Chicago Post Office on Fire. Conflagration on Tuesday, July 14th- Scene on Wabash Avenue.
10 x 16 in. $60

1871 Chicago Great Fire. 
Hand Colored, Wood Engraving
A recuperating city, showing views of Clark Street, City Hall, Stock Yards and Corn Elevators. Illustrated London News.
16 x 11 in. $60

1894, HalfTone Engraving. Fort Sheridan Illinois.
Our Military Posts - One of The Finest And Best-Appointed Non-Fortified Posts in the country.
16 x 11 in. $60

1888 Chicago Train Yard.
Hand Colored, Wood Engraving
Harper's Weekly - After The Strike of The Engineers On The Chicago, Burlington, And Quincy Railroad.
11 x 16 in. $70

Hand Colored, Half Tone Print. Frank Leslie's Newspaper - The Columbian Exposition At Chicago. The Proposed Pier & Casino in Lake Michigan.
11 x 16 in. $80

Hand Colored, Wood Engraving. Harper's Weekly - View Looking South Through The Lagoon of The Columbian Fair.
11 x 16 in. $80

1892 Calumet Harbor Chart. A hand colored chart showing the condition of the Calumet Harbor and it's works.

16 x 15 in. $80

1849 Illinois Land District Map.
An early hand colored Illinois district map surveyed by M. Lewis Clark.

23 x 19 in. $300

1892,  Half Tone Engraving. C & E.I Train 48 Chicago.
Suburban Locomotive for the Chicago & Eastern Illinois.
Published by the Railroad Gazette

10 x 15 in. $40

1932 Chicago Ad, Blackstone Hotel.
Black & White Lithograph - The Blackstone Hotel, One of Chicago's historic landmarks.

14 x 10 in. $50

1871 Hand colored, wood engraving Illustated London News. The survivors of the Chicago fire.

16 x 11 in. $60

1888 Frank Leslie's German Edition. Hand colored, wood engraving. Early views in Chicago. State, Clark & Wilson Street.

16 x 10 in. $60

1891 Chicago Boulevard Tunnel.
Harper's Weekly Hand
colored engraving

16 x 11 in. $80

1886 Chicago Train Station.
Rare hand colored, wood engraved suplement published by the Appleton Journal, Showing a scene at the station along with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
15 x 12 in. $250

1880 Mitchell's Map Co.
23 x 15 1/8 in. $220

1879 Harper's Weekly. General Grant at Chicago - The Grand Procession.
22 x 16 in. $150

1897 Harper's Weekly - Chicago's Lake Front Parks - Views of the proposed improvements, looking south along Michigan ave.
21 5/8 x 15 5/8 in. $200

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