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011ch: 1873 Chicago views. Hand colored bird's-eye and waterfront views, from Picturesque America. 12x9-1/2. $40



014ch: 1906 Chicago Buildings. Half-tone views of nine prominent buildings. Black & white. 11x14 in. $30



016ch: 1862 Chicago Great Fire. Two views of burned buildings along Lake Street, from London Illustrated News. 11x15-1/2 in. $50



018ch: 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
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019ch: 1888 Illinois- The Principal Clubhouses of Chicago. This hand colored engraving shows seven views fo: the La Salle, the Farragut, the Union League, the "Washington Park", the Calumet, and the Chicago. This unique engraving is from the March, 1888 edition of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. size: 11x16 in. $50



020ch:
1892 Charles Graham wood engraving featured in Harper's titled, "The Columbian Exposition, Chicago."
16 x 11 in. $30



021ch:
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



022ch:
1853 Color lithograph of the Waukegan Harbor, Illinois. Surveyed by W. Gamble, U.S. Agent, April, 1853.
16-1/2 x 10 in. $100



023ch:
1873 Wood engraving titled, "The Shore At Lake Forest."
12-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. $30



024ch:
1892 Scientific American lithograph titled, "World's Columbian Exposition -- Present Appearance of Building."
16 x 11 in. $50



025ch:
1892 Once A Week half-tone showing images of The Columbian World's Fair, At Chicago.
16 x 11 in. $30



026ch:
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



027ch:
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



028ch:
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



029ch:
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



030ch:
1918 Color lithographed Railway Terminal Map of Chicago which also shows all the railroad lines entering the Chicago Depots.




031ch:
1892 Color lithograph titled, "East Approach to South Canal Bridge."
15-1/2 x 13 in. $50



032ch:
1892 Color lithograph titled, "Statue of Agriculture, Near West Entrance to Agricultural Building."
15-1/2 x 11-3/4 in. $50



033ch:
1890 Hand colored half-tone from Harper's Weekly titled, "The Pavilion, Jackson Park, Chicago." Drawn by Charles Graham.
16 x 11 in. $60



035ch:
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



100ch:
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



101ch: 1911 Map of Chicago. Detailed map by the George Cram Company, showing the main portion of Chicago. Railroad and streetcar lines are shown, as well as parks and other landmarks. 15x23 in. $30



102ch: 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


107ch: 1893 Chicago Hotel Lobby Scene. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "The Lobby of A Chicago Hotel in Winter." Men in thick fur coats are shown conversing and walking through the area. 11x16 in. $60



108ch: 1873 Views in Chicago. Hand colored engraving from Picturesque America, showing scenes on Chicago streets and along the Chicago River. 10x13 in. $40 





111ch: 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



112ch: 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


116ch: 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



201ch: 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. $100 


206ch: 1871: Chicago During the Great Fire. Dramatic, hand-colored engraving from the Oct. 28, 1871 issue of Harper's Weekly, titled "Chicago in Ruins." Shows a large portion of the city on fire, with smoke rising into the air. 16x22 in. $150



207ch: 1884 View of Industrial Chicago from the River. Nice, hand-colored engraving from the June 7, 1884 issue of 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. $200




209ch: 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. $100



210ch: Colton Map Beautifully engraved, hand-colored map of Chicago, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri from the 1st edition of Colton's world atlas, printed in 1855. The map contains two images: St. Louis on the left and Chicago on the right. Each city is divided into wards, with every ward colored separately. Names of all streets are given, and the locations of parks, railroad lines and major buildings are shown as well. Entire map is surrounded by a decorative border. 16x18 in. $120



211ch: 1906 Cram 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



212ch: 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. $40


214ch: 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



215ch: 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



216ch: 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" $50



217ch: 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



218ch: 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" $50



219ch: 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




220ch: 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



222ch: 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" $50



223ch: 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



224ch: 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



225ch: 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" $40



226ch: 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" $50



227ch: 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" $50



230ch: 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


232ch: 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



233ch: "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



234ch:
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



235ch:
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



236ch:
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



237ch:
1871 Harper's Weekly double-page hand colored wood engraving titled, "Bird's-Eye View of Chicago As It Was Before the Great Fire." Drawn by Theodore R. Davis. The names of famous homes, churches, places of interest and government buildings are depicted below image. Assorted sail boats and steamers are seen in the foreground.
21-1/2 x 15-1/2 in. $200


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