Very Good / Very Good. Item #9198
Chicago: Contemporary Books, Inc., 1979. First Edition. Signed and inscribed: "For Ceci[e]lia, with thanks, DL 1979." Quarto (29x22x2cm); xxvi + 150pp, including index. Over 175 B&W documentary photographs and images.
Photographic dust jacket. Volume in gray cloth with black spine and front panel stamping. Doublespread endpapers with map of central Chicago.
Dust jacket shows very slight edgewear at crown of spine. Volume is sunned in a thin rim at both top and bottom edges of panels and spine. Otherwise unmarred and unmarked apart from author's inscription to the first, and sole, owner.
Lowe's survey covers every fancy-dancy interior the City of Big Shoulders needed to conduct its outsized life: big hotels, big railroad stations, big mansions, big penthouses, big clubs, big theaters, and big churches for the big prayers of lumber barons and livestock tycoons. All right next to a great big lake.