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Portrait and Biographical Album of Washtenaw County, Michigan Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens

By: N/A

Price: $265.00

Publisher: Chicago, Biographical Publishing Co.: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 18175


Original leather boards with gilt decorations rebound using original spine label and boards, all edges gilt with decorated endpapers. Extremities lightly rubbed, binding solid. Previous owner's name front endpaper else no other markings or tearing. A very well preserved first edition copy of this Washtenaw County volume comprised of biographical sketches of prominent citizens with full page portraits. "Together With Biographies of all the Governors of the State, and ... View more info

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Portrait and Biographical Record of Kalamazoo, Allegan and Van Buren Counties, Michigan

By: N/A

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chapman Brothers: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 18314


Original full leather boards show heavy rubbing with some loss at corners, front hinge weak and starting to separate at top. Binding cracked at center but no loose pages or markings. All edges gilt, decorated endpapers. Detailed first edition history of Kalamazoo, Allegan and Van Buren Counties in Michigan "Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, Together with Biographies of all the Governors of the State, and of the Presidents of t... View more info

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Portrait and Biographical Record of Kalamazoo, Allegan and Van Buren Counties, Michigan

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chapman Brothers: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22666


Original full leather boards rubbed, hinges professionally repaired with original decorated endpapers. Gift inscription front endpaper. All edges gilt, a solid copy. Detailed first edition history of Kalamazoo, Allegan and Van Buren Counties in Michigan "Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, Together with Biographies of all the Governors of the State, and of the Presidents of the United States." Numerous full-page portraits, i... View more info

U.S. Lake Survey Recreational Craft Series Chart No. 400 Detroit River, Lake St. Clair. St. Clair River

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: 1967

Seller ID: 25221


Green wraps rubbed, soiled with tearing to edges, some staining. Internally sound, charts are still bright with no tearing, age toned at edges. Two toned navigational maps. ; MCN20415; Oblong 4to 11" - 13"; 46 pp View more info

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Ann Arbor Architecture a sesquicentennial selection

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Michigan Museum of Art: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27924


Navy cloth boards with gilt lettering mildly rubbed, slight musty odor. Presentation letter from Ann Arbor Bank and Trust Company laid in, gift inscription signed by bank vice-president front endpaper. Historic Ann Arbor, Michigan homes and buildings with accompanying narrative. An uncommon hardcover copy. ; MCN22571; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall View more info

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The Gazette Directory of Kalamazoo County, Containing Complete Village Directories for All Villages in the County, and a Complete Record of Landholders by Townships, With Number of Acres, Post Office Address and Sections 1878

By: N/A

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Gazette Book and Job Rooms: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27950


Original brown cloth boards in fair to good condition. heavy rubbing and chipping to spine, lacking lower portion of spine and extremities worn. Front board just barely attached, first twenty pages partially detached with rough edges, else a seemingly complete first edition copy of this early Kalamazoo County, Michigan directory being sold here as is. Names and address, advertisements, etc. ; MCN22594; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 345 pp View more info

And In Whose Hills You Shall Mine Copper

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Keweenaw Press: 1996

Seller ID: 28521


"Historic Diaries of the Copper Country 1845 to 1910." Collection of fictional diary entries based on factual events recorded in the newspapers of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. ; MCN22998; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58 pp View more info

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History of the Lake Huron Shore with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers

By: N/A

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Unigraphic: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 29650


Black cloth boards with gilt stamping lightly rubbed on points, corners square and tight. Oversized facsimile reprint of the 1883 history originally published by H. R. Page and Company. This Michigan history covers the counties of Alcona, Alpena, Bay, Iosco; includes numerous biographical sketches plus modern index at rear. ; MCN24506; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 280 pp View more info

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History of Livingston Co., Michigan With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Unigraphic: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 29792


Green cloth boards slightly bowed, inscription front endpaper. Pages have a mild wave, else clean and unmarked. Facsimile reprint of the oversized 1880 history of Livingston County, Michigan includes modern 96-page index at rear. ; MCN24552; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 462 pp View more info

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Detroit the Beautiful

By: N/A

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, W. G. MacFarlane:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30868


Blue wraps with string tie, tearing to spine paper with rough edges. Internally sound with occasional fingerprint smudge to margins. Published circa 1900. Collection of early Detroit, Michigan photographs of historic buildings and scenery - Belle Isle, Cadillac Buildings, Opera House, Michigan Central Depot, Palmer Park, etc. ; MCN25286 View more info

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Union Town A Labor History Guide to Detroit

By: Babson, Steve and Dave Elsila

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Workers Education Local 189:

Seller ID: 31626


Condensed history of Detroit's union and labor struggles from 1932-1941, illustrated. ; MCN26003; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 33 pp View more info

Boneyards Detroit Under Ground

By: Bak, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28445


A fine gift quality volume in a fine dustjacket, now in protective mylar. Photographic study of Detroit, Michigan's cemeteries and burials. ; MCN22929; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pp View more info

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A Book of Days 150 Years of Student Life at Michigan

By: Bartlett, Nancy R., Kathleen A. Koehler and Noreen Ferris Wolcott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alumni Association of the University of Michigan: 1987

Seller ID: 31644


Mild wear, clean and unmarked. Desk calendar celebrating 150 years at the University of Michigan with each page presenting an historical photograph with accompanying narrative.; MCN26020; Oblong 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

Highland's Pickle History

By: Beach, Eugene. Copied by Diane Needham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 2014

Seller ID: 27987


History of the pickle industry in the town of Highland, Oakland County, Michigan profusely illustrated with historical photographs, advertisements, maps. Approximately 34 pages.; MCN22630; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Brewed in Detroit Breweries and Beers Since 1830

By: Blum, Peter H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Wayne State University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 31621


A fine hardcover copy in protective mylar. Illustrated throughout in both color and black-and-white.; MCN25999; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 353 pp View more info

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Pirate's Guide to Lake St. Clair A Book of Boating Information

By: Bradley, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mako Publishing: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30448


Marinas, charter fishing, advertisements, etc. ; MCN24937; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 158 pp View more info

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The Fur Trade Revisited Selected Papers of the Sixth North American Fur Trade Conference, Mackinac Island, Michigan, 1991

By: Brown, Jennifer S. H., W. J. Eccles and Donald P. Heldman (eds)

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31069


Square and tight, in a mildly rubbed dustjacket with closed tear top of rear panel, now in protective mylar. Map endpapers. "A collection of twenty-eight essays selected from the more than fifty presentations made at the Sixth North American Fur trade Conference held on Mackinac Island, Michigan, in the fall of 1991. Essays contained in this important new interpretive work focus on the history, archaeology, and literature of a fascinating, growing area of scholarly i... View more info

Bold Women in Michigan History

By: Burns, Virginia Law

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing Co.: 2006

Seller ID: 30862


MCN25281; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pp View more info

Bay County Past and Present Centennial Edition

By: Butterfield, George Ernest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bay City, Board of Education: 1957

Seller ID: 19176


Red cloth boards with black stamping, gift inscription inside front board, lightly rubbed on points. Oversized history of Bay County, Michigan profusely illustrated with b/w historical photographs. Index. ; MCN15729; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 242 pp View more info

Bay County Past and Present Centennial Edition

By: Butterfield, George Ernest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bay City, Board of Education: 1957

Seller ID: 31006


Red cloth boards with black stamping, decorative bookplate inside front board else clean and unmarked. Oversized history of Bay County, Michigan profusely illustrated with black-and-white historical photographs. Index. ; MCN25413; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 242 pp View more info