CHICAGO MEDIUM RARE / When we were both younger

By: (Groth, Ann and John). Casey, Robert J

Price: $75.00

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Book Condition: Good


Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1952).. (1952).. Good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ROBERT J. CASEY - Octavo, green cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped with its extremities slightly faded. There are 3 tiny white marks to the rear cover. The dust jacket is chipped with a long tear to its front fold & large pieces out of the head & tail of its spine. Its rear panel is soiled and there are tiny ink stains to its front flap from the inscription. 347 pages. Pictorial title in brown & white and black-and-white textual illustrations by Ann and John Groth. Good in a fair dust wrapper.

First edition.

Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper to newspaperman H. Parker Lowell of the Des Moines Register and Chicago Examiner: "For Parker H. Lowell -- The old dog-fancier of Des Moines -- With the admiration and affection of -- Bob Casey". Lowell's attractive book label with his ink signature and address is mounted on the half-title and his underlinings and brief notations are penciled throughout the text.

Robert Joseph Casey [1890-1962] was a decorated combat veteran and distinguished Chicago-based newspaper correspondent and columnist. After serving in World War I, he joined the Chicago Daily News and worked there as a foreign correspondent and columnist for twenty-seven years. He covered World War II in England, France, Africa and the Pacific. After retiring from the Daily News in 1947, he continued to write books and freelance newspaper articles.

In this book he writes a history of the Chicago of his grandfather's time and of his own youth. Dust jacket present. First Edition.

Title: CHICAGO MEDIUM RARE / When we were both younger

Author Name: (Groth, Ann and John). Casey, Robert J

Categories: Americana,

Publisher: Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1952).: (1952).

Book Condition: Good

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 32242

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