Marshall Field's Department Store

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The list author says: "Chicago's legendary department store became Macy's in 2006 but you can revisit its 154-year history of style-setting and glamorous trends."
Give the Lady What She Wants: The Story of Marshall Field & Company
1.  Give the Lady What She Wants: The Story of Marshall Field & Company by Lloyd Wendt
The list author says:
  "Still the classic history. Lavishly illustrated and thoroughly researched ... up to 1952. Orig. published for the store's 100th anniversary. Essential reading."
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Through Charley's Door
2.  Through Charley's Door by Emily Kimbrough
The list author says:
  "A lively story of the store from a staffer in the advertising dept in the 1920s who shares her own (often funny) stories and those gleaned from combing through the archives for interviews."
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Marshall Field's (A Building Book)
3.  Marshall Field's (A Building Book) by Jay Pridmore
The list author says:
  "Beautiful photos. Written by an architectural historian with a great eye for details."
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Marshall Field's Food and Fashion (Chicago Tradition)
4.  Marshall Field's Food and Fashion (Chicago Tradition) by Joan Greene
The list author says:
  "Lovely compilation of photographs, ads, recipes, reminiscences from throughout the store's history. Focus is on the store's legendary food and trend-setting fashion history. Wish it were longer!"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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The History of Marshall Field and Company, 1852-1906
5.  The History of Marshall Field and Company, 1852-1906 by Robert W. Twyman
The list author says:
  "First part of what was intended to be a 2-part series on the store. Fascinating statistics on the store, esp its sales figures and business statistics"
$23.40

The Marshall Fields: The Evolution of an American Business Dynasty
6.  The Marshall Fields: The Evolution of an American Business Dynasty by Axel Madsen
$26.03   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Marshall Field's Cookbook Classic Recipes and Fresh Takes from the Field's Culinary Council
7.  Marshall Field's Cookbook Classic Recipes and Fresh Takes from the Field's Culinary Council by Stephen Siegelman
The list author says:
  "Has the classic recipes (Mrs. Hering's chicken pot pie!) as well as classy, delicious modern recipes. Also a great read - a compilation of store photographs, stories, and memories. Essential reading for Field's fans!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Marshall Field's Frango Chocolate Cookbook
8.  Marshall Field's Frango Chocolate Cookbook by Marshall Field
The list author says:
  "Good for both reading ... and drooling"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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With Warmest Regards: A Celebration of Our Customers' Recipes And Tradtions: Dayton's, Marshall Field's, Hudson's
9.  With Warmest Regards: A Celebration of Our Customers' Recipes And Tradtions: Dayton's, Marshall Field's, Hudson's by Tomie dePaola
The list author says:
  "From the era when Field's was part of Dayton Hudsons"
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Someone's in the Kitchen with Dayton's, Marshall Field's, Hudson's
10.  Someone's in the Kitchen with Dayton's, Marshall Field's, Hudson's by Julie Griffin
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Service and Style: How the American Department Store Fashioned the Middle Class
11.  Service and Style: How the American Department Store Fashioned the Middle Class by Jan Whitaker
The list author says:
  "Lavishly illustrated history of department stores, with a number of insightful references to Marshall Field's. Great for putting the store in context of department store history"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Frederick & Nelson (Images of America: Washington)
12.  Frederick & Nelson (Images of America: Washington) by Ann Wendell
The list author says:
  "Seattle's legendary department store was sold to Marshall Field's in 1929, bringing to Field's the equally legendary Frango Mint."
$18.44   Used & New from: $4.06
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Brides, Inc.: American Weddings and the Business of Tradition
13.  Brides, Inc.: American Weddings and the Business of Tradition by Vicki Howard
The list author says:
  "According to most historians, Marshall Field's had the first bridal registry. Field's is referred to multiple times in this excellent study of the business of weddings"
$20.85   Used & New from: $4.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Grand Emporiums: The Illustrated History of America's Great Department Stores
14.  Grand Emporiums: The Illustrated History of America's Great Department Stores by Robert Hendrickson
The list author says:
  "Although dated (written in 1970s) a great overview of department stores. Not only a good section on Fields, but helps put the store in context of other department stores."
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Land of Desire: Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture
15.  Land of Desire: Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture by William R. Leach
The list author says:
  "Many references to Marshall Field's in this wonderfully insightful scholarly look at American consumer culture"
$15.08   Used & New from: $4.74
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Prairie Avenue
16.  Prairie Avenue by Arthur Meeker
The list author says:
  "Marshall had a home (now, alas, gone) on Chicago's legendary street, as did his son."
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Holidays on Display
17.  Holidays on Display by William L. Bird
The list author says:
  "That's Marshall Field's main aisle decorated for Christmas on the cover. Book has several other references to Field's in this study of holiday displays, floats, etc."
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Chicago at the Turn of the Century in Photographs: 122 Historic Views from the Collections of the Chicago Historical Society
18.  Chicago at the Turn of the Century in Photographs: 122 Historic Views from the Collections of the Chicago Historical Society by Larry A. Viskochil
The list author says:
  "A handful of gorgeous images of the Marshall Field's store on State Street"
$14.35   Used & New from: $0.21
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Historic Photos of Chicago
19.  Historic Photos of Chicago by Russell Lewis
The list author says:
  "Some gorgeous photographs of Marshall Field's store on State Street"
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Chicago Then and Now (Compact) (Then & Now Thunder Bay)
20.  Chicago Then and Now (Compact) (Then & Now Thunder Bay) by Elizabeth McNulty
The list author says:
  "A handful of gorgeous older and newer photographs of Marshall Field's State Street store and the Merchandise Mart in this book of now-and-then photos."
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Christmas on State Street: 1940's and Beyond (IL) (Images of America)
21.  Christmas on State Street: 1940's and Beyond (IL) (Images of America) by Robert P. Ledermann
$19.22   Used & New from: $5.92
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Uncle Mistletoe (Little Golden Book)
22.  Uncle Mistletoe (Little Golden Book) by Jane Werner
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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