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Image for The Traverse Region, Historical and Descriptive, with Illustrations of Scenery and Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers

The Traverse Region, Historical and Descriptive, with Illustrations of Scenery and Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago, H. R. Page & Co.: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33772

Condition: G+/NONE


Original cloth boards with gilt lettering rubbed with some chips to cloth and loss at tips, boards loose and almost detached and lacking most of spine leather. Binding intact with original floral endpapers, all edges gilt. A complete first edition copy of the 1884 history of Michigan's Traverse area. Includes histories of the counties of Grand Traverse, Cheboygan, Emmet, Charlevoix, Leelanaw, Antrim, Benzie, Kalkaska, Wexford, with numerous biographical sketches, maps, etc. ; MCN27789; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 369 pp View more info

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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

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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

Condition: VG+


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: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28445

ISBN: 0814333532

Condition: F/F


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

Image for A Drive Down Memory Lane The Names State and Federal Highways of Michigan

A Drive Down Memory Lane The Names State and Federal Highways of Michigan

By: Barnett, LeRoy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Priscilla Press: 2004

Seller ID: 34087

ISBN: 1886167249

Condition: F/F


Oversized study of Michigan's highway heritage, with history and descriptions of highways throughout the state. ; MCN28048; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 288 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

Condition: VG+


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

Condition: AN


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

Images of Benzie County

By: BeVier, Thomas

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Donning Company: 1998

Seller ID: 31852

ISBN: 1578640245

Condition: F/F


Oversized pictorial history of Benzie County, Michigan, with index. ; MCN26205; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 191 pp View more info

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

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

By: Bradley, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mako Publishing: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30448

Condition: VG+


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

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A Pioneer History of the Township of Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan

By: Brainerd, Alvah

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University Press: circa 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 33385

Condition: NF


Sticker shadow front panel else a fine copy. Facsimile reprint of 1878 edition. History of Grand Blanc township detailing early events and settlers. ; MCN27388; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 73 pp View more info

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A Pioneer History of the Township of Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan

By: Brainerd, Alvah

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Flint, Globe Power Presses: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33386

Condition: VG+


Tan wraps shelfworn with chipping lower corner and spine ends, internally age toned. A very good copy, tightly bound. First edition history of Grand Blanc describing early events and settlers. ; MCN27389; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 73 pp View more info

Michigan Men in the Civil War

By: Brown, Ida C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Michigan: 1977

Seller ID: 31954

Condition: VG+


Name written on title page else fine. Descriptions of the Michigan manuscript collections describing their holdings (letters, journals, memoirs, etc.) of specific Civil war participants, with index. ; MCN26287; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 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

ISBN: 0870133489

Condition: NF/VG+


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 investigation." With black-and-white illustrations, charts, index. ; MCN25464; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 536 pp View more info

Henry's Attic Some Fascinating Gifts to Henry Ford and His Museum

By: Bryan, Ford R. Edited by Sarah Evans

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ford Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32225

ISBN: 0814326420

Condition: VG+


Small dots of white paint on rear panel else fine, clean and unmarked. Photographs and descriptions of the museum collection. ; MCN26379; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 432 pp View more info

Bold Women in Michigan History

By: Burns, Virginia Law

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing Co.: 2006

Seller ID: 30862

ISBN: 087842525X

Condition: NF


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

Bay County Past and Present Centennial Edition

By: Butterfield, George Ernest

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bay City, Board of Education: 1957

Seller ID: 19176

Condition: VG+/NONE


Red cloth boards with black stamping, gift inscription inside front board, lightly rubbed on points. Oversized history of Bay County, Michigan profusely illustrated with black-and-white 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

Condition: VG+/NONE


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

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The Bicentennial History of Ingham County, Michigan

By: Ceasar, Ford Stevens

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Braun-Brumfield: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32776

Condition: NF/VG+


A bright copy now in protective mylar. Comprehensive and detailed history of Michigan's Ingham County covering early white pioneers, the capitol, historical heritage, churches, fire department, industry, automobiles, North Lansing, college, education, etc. With black-and-white photographs, index.; MCN26785; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 422 pp View more info

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Forgotten Communities of Central Michigan

By: Ceasar, Ford Stevens

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Wellman Press: 1978

Edition: 3rd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33983

Condition: VG+/VG+


Small stain on title page else fine. Author inscribed front endpaper. A compact Michigan history - "A history of the counties of Clinton, Ingham and Gratiot with respect to communities, post offices, and hamlets as they were identified in the pioneer years of Central Michigan." Revised and enlarged edition. ; MCN27977; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 83 pp; Signed by Author View more info

The Detroit Golf Club 100 Years

By: Centennial Committee

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Detroit Golf Club: 1998

Seller ID: 31298

Condition: F/F


A fine copy with dustjacket in a find slipcase embossed with previous owner's name, seemingly unread copy. Sponsors Edition. Illustrated throughout. ; MCN25686; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 105 pp View more info