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Olson, Sophia B. The Fall of Chicago. Chicago: The Author, 1871. Purple wraps. Second edition (cover), third edition (title page), covers and contents in gilt-metallic lettering. 8pp. A poem about the Great Chicago Fire, published “in aid of fire sufferers.” Accompanied by a letter from Rufus W. Powell to his nephew, Oct. 17, 1922, enclosing the pamphlet and relating that it was written by his great aunt Sophia “& sold by her to make a living for a white.” Chipped and soiled.
The Fall of Chicago.
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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $62.50
Estimate: $100 - $150
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
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