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History of the City of Cairo, Illinois

History of the City of Cairo, Illinois

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James M. Lansden

$28.00

E-book (Other formats: Paperback)
978-0-8093-8659-8
6 x 9, 33 illustrations
06/25/2009

 

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Long out of print and much sought after by collectors, Lansden’ s classic 1910 his­tory of Cairo remains valuable for the early history of the city. Its reprinting here, with a new Foreword by Clyde C. Walton, former Illinois State Historian, thus makes available again one of the finest examples of local history ever written, stressing as it does Cairo’ s im­portant relations with its area and with the country— in Lansden’ s words, “ this part of the Valley of the Mississippi— this Illinois Country.”