[CHICAGO]. SHEAHAN, James W. (1824-1883) and George B. UPTON (1804-1874). The Great Conflagration. Chicago: Its Past, Present and Future. Chicago, Cincinnati, and Philadelphia: Union Publishing Co., 1871.
8vo. 2 steel engraved folding maps (one browned and with tear along fold), 2 steel engraved plates, numerous illustrations in text. Contemporary half sheep gilt, edges marbled (some wear).
FIRST EDITION, providing "a connected account of the great Chicago conflagration,...and a necessarily brief statement of the great fires of the world" (Preface). Including information about the damage caused by the fire and relief measures. Sabin 80031.
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