Belleville, IL: Buechler Publishing Company, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very Good- Condition. Item #019515
[xvi], 355 pages of text including an index. Original red cloth binding with minor shelfwear, including minor rubbing to the extremities. Contains ten illustrations, including maps and a fold-out city plan, plus map-illustrated endpapers. Six pages have a small chip to the fore edge, not affecting the text. The text is otherwise clean and unmarked. Publication No. 1 of the Joseph Desloge Fund. Contributors to the text include Joseph P. Donnelly, Rose Josephine Boylan, Brenda R. Gieseker, Charles Van Ravenswaay, and Irving Dilliard. First edition.