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

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

Condition: VG/NONE


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

Condition: G


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

Image for Ann Arbor Architecture a sesquicentennial selection

Ann Arbor Architecture a sesquicentennial selection

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Michigan Museum of Art: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27924

Condition: VG/NONE


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

Image for 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

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: $48.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27950

Condition: G/NONE


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

Condition: F


"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

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

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

Condition: VG+/NONE


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

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

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

Condition: VG/NONE


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

Image for History of the First Presbyterian Church of Saginaw, Michigan 1838 to 1938

History of the First Presbyterian Church of Saginaw, Michigan 1838 to 1938

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32106

Condition: VG+/NONE


Original black cloth boards with gilt lettering rubbed on tips, name and address written front endpaper, some underlining and check marks to text. Detailed history of this early Saginaw, Michigan church includes names of 1869 pewholders, charter members, original congregation, etc. Illustrated with several full-page photographic plates. ; MCN26364; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 130 pp View more info

Michigan and the Civil War An Anthology

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Michigan Historical Center: 1999

Seller ID: 32242

ISBN: 0935719563

Condition: NF


Collection of articles presenting diaries, letters and research on Michigan's Civil War participation. Illustrated. ; MCN26396; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pp View more info

Image for The Forum being the year-book published by the Senior Class of the Detroit College of Law

The Forum being the year-book published by the Senior Class of the Detroit College of Law

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Detroit College of Law: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32407

Condition: VG+


Tan stiff wrappers have dampstain front panel only, light wear. Yearbook of the Detroit College of Law includes student profiles and photographs, alumni, war record, etc. ; MCN26426; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Coldwater, Michigan Pictorial City Directory Year Book January, 1918

Coldwater, Michigan Pictorial City Directory Year Book January, 1918

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W. C. Bailey, Publisher: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32434

Condition: VG+


Green wraps toned, some chipping to spine, date written on spine with blindstamp and bookplate on title page. Early city directory for Coldwater, located in Branch County, Michigan. ; MCN26445; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pp View more info

Image for Souvenir Camp Custer Michigan

Souvenir Camp Custer Michigan

By: N/A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Atkins & Jones: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32483

Condition: VG+


Original tan wraps lightly soiled with some faint staining, small tear bottom edge of spine. String tie attached, no loose pages, a nicely preserved copy with rear page inscribed from Pvt. Geo. Parker to Elizabeth Parker. Military photographs from Michigan's Camp Custer, built in 1917 and located in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties. ; MCN26492; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

Image for Portrait and Biographical Album Gratiot County, Mich. Portraits and Biographical Sketches Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County, Together With Portraits and Biographies of All the Governors of Michigan and of the Presidents

Portrait and Biographical Album Gratiot County, Mich. Portraits and Biographical Sketches Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County, Together With Portraits and Biographies of All the Governors of Michigan and of the Presidents

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chapman Brothers: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32495

Condition: G/NONE


Full leather embossed boards with gilt lettering, four raised bands on spine, moderately rubbed with 1" split to leather head of spine. First few pages of the presidential section have rough edges and a few are missing. Index page at rear is detached and is lacking final two pages of index but photocopy of those pages laid in. Else a complete first edition copy containing biographical sketches of prominent Gratiot County, Michigan residents with full page portraits. ... View more info

Image for Biographical Memoirs of Gratiot County, Michigan: Compendium of Biography of Celebrated Americans

Biographical Memoirs of Gratiot County, Michigan: Compendium of Biography of Celebrated Americans

By: N/A

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Chicago, J. H. Beers & Co.: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32498

Condition: VG/NONE


Original black leather boards rubbing to extremities, front panel has some white discoloration, front hinge cracked but still tightly bound and a solid copy. Decorated endpapers, all edges gilt. An uncommon first edition history containing 306 pages of biographical sketches and portraits of prominent Gratiot County residents with index, and an additional 218 pages of sketches and portraits of celebrated Americans. ; MCN26507; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Image for The 1925 Aurora Michigan State Normal College

The 1925 Aurora Michigan State Normal College

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Printing Corporation of Detroit: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32504

Condition: VG+/NONE


Embossed leatherette boards show light wear, faint foxing to page ends. Michigan State Normal College (Eastern Michigan University) 1925 yearbook. Summer Term Convocation program laid in.; MCN26513; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 319 pp View more info

Image for American Biographical History of Eminent and Self Made Men With Portrait Illustrations on Steel Michigan Volume

American Biographical History of Eminent and Self Made Men With Portrait Illustrations on Steel Michigan Volume

By: N/A

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Western Biographical Publishing Co.: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32508

Condition: VG-/NONE


Original full leather embossed boards with gilt and four raised bands on spine rubbed, front hinge quite weak, cracked rear hinge where board is loose from binding but still attached, could be repaired. Endpapers have rough edges. A massive volume that needs some tightening but still a complete first edition copy - numerous biographies with portraits with tissue guards. Additional photographs available on request. ; MCN26517; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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

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: 32509

Condition: VG+/NONE


Original full leather boards with gilt decoration rubbing to extremities with a bit of loss at points, front spine seam repaired, all edges gilt with decorated endpapers. Secure hinges, corners square, light scattered foxing else overall a well preserved copy. First edition volume of this Washtenaw County, Michigan history comprised of biographical sketches of prominent citizens with full page portraits. "Together With Biographies of all the Governors of the State, a... View more info

Image for Lansing and East Lansing City Directory 1930

Lansing and East Lansing City Directory 1930

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: McKinley-Reynolds Co.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32521

Condition: VG/NONE


Original cloth boards extremities quite worn with fraying at points, binding intact, a well used but solid early Lansing, Michigan city directory "Containing An Alphabetically Arranged List of Business Firms and Private Citizens in Lansing and East Lansing, and the Faculty and Officers of the Michigan State College. A Numerical Street Directory, Showing the Head of Family Residing in Each House and a Miscellaneous Directory of State, City and County Officers, Hospita... View more info

Image for History of Saginaw County Michigan; Together With Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships

History of Saginaw County Michigan; Together With Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships

By: N/A

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chas. C. Chapman & Co.: 1881

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32525

Condition: G+/NONE


Original three quarter leather and cloth boards rubbed, worn on points and leather splitting tail of spine. Looks like boards have been reglued to binding but pages extend about 1/4" below boards, title page has ragged edges and almost detached. Lacking contents; text begins with preface page and then History of Michigan, otherwise appears complete. Front hinge cracked, internally age toned. Handsome leather spine with four raised bands and gilt lettering, marbled en... View more info

Image for Where The Star Came To Rest

Where The Star Came To Rest

By: Ancona, Gaspar F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Editions Du Signe: 2001

Seller ID: 32454

ISBN: 2746803178

Condition: F/NONE


"Stories of the Catholic People in West Michigan." History of the local Catholic church and religion, illustrated throughout. Index. ; MCN26463; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pp View more info