The Book of Des Moines

By: Ilda M. Hammer (b. 1895)

Price: $50.00

Quantity: 1 available


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [x], 373 pp. Very cool art deco frontispiece by B. V. Setzer, each chapter opens with an illustration by art student of Des Moines Technical High School Fred Weinman, 85 figures, appendices including bibliography, population statistics, and list of privately owned colleges in Iowa, index; light pencil underlining throughout the text. Yellow-stamped navy cloth; light shelf wear, binding square and tight. SCARCE. Very good. Textbook for the Des Moines city schools tells the story of the city of Des Moines, Iowa, set out from the earliest days in chronological order for the use of school children, with chapters on Des Moines government and citizenship. Worldcat shows 13 copies, most of which are in Iowa libraries.

Title: The Book of Des Moines

Author Name: Ilda M. Hammer (b. 1895)

Categories: Iowa,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Des Moines, IA, The Board of Education: 1947

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: WY617-138

Keywords: Ilda M. Hammer, The Book of Des Moines, Iowa History, Textbook, School Book, Des Moines