Chicago: Acme Publishing Co., 1889. First edition. Hardcover. Large 4vo. 1033 pp. Bound in pebbled brown leather with gilt lettering and decorations on the front board and spine, all edges gilt. The front and rear boards are decorated with flowers stamped in blind, with beveled edges. Four raised bands on the spine, the inner edges of the boards are decorated with gilt tooling and the endpapers and pastedowns are black with gilt flowers decorating them. Containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the governors of the state, and of the presidents of the United States. Each page is bordered in red. A record of biographical entries of Wisconsin governors, presidents of the United States, and the prominent citizens of Rock County Wisconsin. A fascinating historical record of life in southeastern Wisconsin, complete with numerous, sharply clear steel engravings depicting the presidents of the United States and the citizens of Rock County. A beautiful copy, difficult to find in such fine condition. Near Fine. Item #00007775
A Near Fine book with minor rubbing to the extremities.