Ayars, James THE ILLINOIS RIVER
New York: Holt, Rinehart And Winston, (1968). B0006BU45E First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a sturdy orange binding; in a fine, wraparound illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated with pencil drawings by Lili Rethi.
A Rivers Of America Book for Young People tracing the history of the Illinois River, from its early exploration by Joliet and Marquette, through the long years of Indian warfare and the early days of Abraham Lincoln, to the (then) present-day.