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												Chicago: City on the Make by  Nelson Algren
	 - First edition
			 - 1951
		 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 000010163)

Chicago: City on the Make

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Chicago: City on the Make

by Algren, Nelson

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1951. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Small 8vo. [13], 14-92, [2] pp. Quarter black cloth over grey cloth with silver lettering on the spine; black topstain. Price of $1.50 on the front flap of the dust jacket. Bruccoli A 5.1.a. Caxton Club Chicago by the Book #71. An essay by Algren describing the working-class and poverty-stricken areas of Chicago as they were in the mid twentieth-century. A touch of fading to the boards and a gift inscription on the free front endpaper; jacket is Very Good with traces of edge wear.


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Chicago: City on the Make
Algren, Nelson
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Used - Very Good+
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Very Good
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First edition
Doubleday & Company, Inc
Place of Publication
Garden City, New York
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