The Chicago Fire
Chicago Clergyman (Probably the minister of the Second Baptist Church, E.J. Goodspeed). THE GREAT FIRES IN CHICAGO AND THE WEST. HISTORY AND INCIDENTS, LOSSES AND SUFFERINGS, BENEVOLENCE OF THE NATIONS, &C., &C. TO WHICH IS APPENDED A RECORD OF THE GREAT CONFLARATIONS OF THE PAST. ILLUSTRATED WITH MAP AND SCENES. J.W. Goodspeed Printers. 1st. 1871. Printed wraps. 144 pages, folding wood engravings including the burning of the Chamber of Commerce; Burning of the Crosby Opera-House; Ruins of the Masonic Temple, Dearborn Street; The First Building Erected, in the Burnt District and The burning of Peshtigo . Map showing the “Burnt District” in red. The text includes witnesses’ accounts of the Chicago fire along with information of fires in other American cities. Minor staining, overall in vg cond. 110 Eberstadt 99.