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Image for Portrait and Biographical Album of Barry and Eaton Counties, Mich. Containing Full Page Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County

Portrait and Biographical Album of Barry and Eaton Counties, Mich. Containing Full Page Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County

By: Chapman Brothers

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chapman Brothers: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32901

Condition: VG+/NONE


Original embossed full leather board with gilt decoration, all edges gilt. Rubbing to extremities, boards just starting to separate lower edge else a nicely preserved copy. Light foxing to endpapers, tightly bound and a handsome copy. First edition copy containing biograpical sketches of prominent citizens residing in Barry and Eaton counties, Michigan. Index. ; MCN26909; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 828 pp View more info

Image for Portrait and Biographical Album of Oakland County, Michigan Containing Full Page Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County

Portrait and Biographical Album of Oakland County, Michigan Containing Full Page Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County

By: Chapman Brothers

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chapman Bros.: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33555

Condition: VG+/NONE


Full embossed leather boards with beveled edges, gilt decorations rubbed with a few minor scratches to boards. Worn with some loss at points, leather starting to crack near head of spine. Decorated endpapers, all edges gilt, tightly bound a handsome and solid copy. First edition copy of this early Oakland County, Michigan compilation of biographical sketches, with portraits. ; MCN27584; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 959 pp View more info

Image for Portrait and Biographical Album of Huron County Containing Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County

Portrait and Biographical Album of Huron County Containing Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County

By: Chapman Brothers

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chapman Bros.: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33784

Condition: VG+/NONE


Original leather embossed boards with gilt decorations rubbing to extremities and worn on points, small chipping to leather head of spine. Scuffing to original blue endpapers, all edges gilt, corners square and tightly bound. First edition early history of Huron County, Michigan, illustrated with full-page portraits. ; MCN27801; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 499 pp View more info

In the Palm of the Mitten A Memory Book of the Early 1900's

By: Chappel, Bernice M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wilderness Adventure Books: 1990

Seller ID: 30944

ISBN: 0923568131

Condition: VG+


Narrative account of the Michigan Klein and Avery families. Author grew up in rural Michigan and this book includes childhood memories as well as the family history, several black-and-white photographs, tables of the Sebastian Vogt, Charles Klein and James B. Avery families.; MCN25359; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 271 pp View more info

Return to Montecute A Fact-Fiction Story of Pinckney, Michigan Volume 1 and 2

By: Charboneau, Milton E.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Private Printing: circa 2000

Seller ID: 33398

Condition: F


Red laminate wraps in excellent condition. Two-volume informal history of the town of Pinckney in Livingston County, Michigan based on a factual account of the township written in the early nineteenth century, supplemented with genealogical data and history of early families, etc. Scarce.; MCN27401; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 667 pp View more info

Image for History of Washtenaw County, Michigan; Together With Sketches of its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History

History of Washtenaw County, Michigan; Together With Sketches of its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History

By: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.

Price: $395.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15059

Condition: VG/NONE


Original boards rebacked with original spine label affixed. Due to thickness of volume binding had cracked and original split is visible on spine leather, but binding has been repaired. New endpapers, address stamped on first page, preface page inserted upside down. Occasionally smudging to text block and a few rough edges to leaves, else a complete copy of this scarce first edition history of Washtenaw County. "Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens. History of Michigan, Embracing Accounts of the Pre-Historic Races, Aborigines, French, English and Ameri... View more info

Image for History of Washtenaw County, Michigan; Together With Sketches of its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History

History of Washtenaw County, Michigan; Together With Sketches of its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History

By: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.

Price: $360.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33339

Condition: VG+/NONE


Three-quarter leather and cloth boards rubbed, worn on corners. Bookplate inside front board and private library stamp on title page. Decorated endpapers, tightly bound and a solid Very Good+ copy of this thick history of Washtenaw County. "Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens. History of Michigan, Embracing Accounts of the Pre-Historic Races, Aborigines, French, English and American Conquests, and a General Review of Its Civil, Political and Military History." ; MCN27342; Large 8vo - 9" to 10" ; 1452 pp View more info

Image for Hemingway in Michigan Michigan in Hemingway An Exhibition in the Francis and Mary Lois Molson Exhibit Gallery of the Clarke Historical Library

Hemingway in Michigan Michigan in Hemingway An Exhibition in the Francis and Mary Lois Molson Exhibit Gallery of the Clarke Historical Library

By: Clarke Historical Library

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Central Michigan University: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32954

Condition: F


Exhibit catalog illustrated with photographs.; MCN26962; Oblong 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 56 pp View more info

The Story of Ypsilanti

By: Colburn, Harvey C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ypsilanti Bicentennial Commission: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23926

Condition: VG


Tan wraps rubbed, worn on spine and small dampstain top outer corners of just last ten pages. Binding cracked at center but no loose pages, note written front endpaper. Reissue of the 1923 history of Ypsilanti in Washtenaw County, Michigan. With much on early settlers, schools, churches, industry and businesses, etc. ; MCN19280; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 327 pp View more info

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The Story of Ypsilanti

By: Colburn, Harvey C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32583

Condition: VG+/NONE


Original green cloth boards worn at spine ends, gilt lettering to spine faded. Offsetting to endpapers, high address stamped on endpapers. First edition history of Ypsilanti in Washtenaw County, Michigan with considerable information on early settlers, schools, churches, industry and businesses, etc. Illustrated with photographs including frontis.; MCN26592; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 327 pp View more info

Image for Van Buren County Michigan Official Farm Plat Book and Directory

Van Buren County Michigan Official Farm Plat Book and Directory

By: County Plat and Directory Company

Price: $15.00

Publisher: County Plat and Directory Co.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33116

Condition: VG


Tan wraps rubbed, faded with usual wear, cover detached. This directory contains a county highway map, separate plat maps for each township in Van Buren County, Michigan showing landowners and acreage. Also includes an alphabetical farmer's directory, local advertisements. ; MCN27124; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pp View more info

Pioneer History of the Settlement of Eaton County

By: Culley, Frank C. (ed)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: The History House:

Seller ID: 24618

Condition: F


Reprint. Yellow wraps. A few autobiographical sketches of first white settlers in Eaton County, Michigan originally printed in the Saturday Journal. Includes Jesse Hart, Fred Spicer, James Gallery, Johnson Montgomery. ; MCN19892; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 28 pp View more info

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History of the Twenty-Fourth Michigan of the Iron Brigade, Known as the Detroit and Wayne County Regiment

By: Curtis, O. B.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Detroit, Winn & Hammond: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33162

Condition: VG+/NONE


Original green cloth boards with gilt stamping corners lightly bumped, small fraying at spine ends and 3" thin discoloration area near fore-edge of front panel. Name penciled inside front board, occasional fingerprint smudge to text block else corners square and securely bound, gilt lettering still bright. Michigan Civil War regimental history with rosters, index. Includes Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, much more. Illustrated. ; MCN27169; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 483 pp View more info

Image for History of Shiawassee and Clinton Counties, Michigan, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Their Prominent Men and Pioneers

History of Shiawassee and Clinton Counties, Michigan, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Their Prominent Men and Pioneers

By: D. W. Ensign & Co.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, D. W. Ensign & Co.: 1880

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33666

Condition: VG/NONE


Original leather boards worn with heavy rubbing, leather head of spine split and has been reglued. Front hinge repaired, first few pages have rough edges, scattered staining, a good to very good copy. All edges gilt, tightly bound and complete. Additional photographs available on request.; MCN27695; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 541 pp View more info

The Boizard Letters: Letters from a Pioneer Homestead

By: Dickinson, Julia Terry and Dorothy Joan Bolton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Empire Area Heritage Group: 1993

Seller ID: 32445

ISBN: 0941653145

Condition: VG+


Light spotting to front panel, bookplate inside front cover. Both editors signed half-title. Correspondence spans the years between 1856-1911. "The letters reveal the life led by Eleanor and Oliver Boizard when they were stationed in forts in Florida during the final years of the Indian wars, and their consequent assignments in Fort Leavenworth, K.T., Fort Kearny, N.T., and Oliver's months at Fort Ridgely, Minnesota. The Boizards built a cabin east of Glen Arbor (Michigan), and Eleanor and Marietta spent most of the 1860s here while Oliver was stationed in Chicago, and Springfield, Ill. Th... View more info

Image for When Detroit Rode the Waves A summer cruise along the Detroit and St. Clair rivers aboard the riverboats of the early 20th century

When Detroit Rode the Waves A summer cruise along the Detroit and St. Clair rivers aboard the riverboats of the early 20th century

By: Dixon, Michael M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Mervue Publications: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 34010

ISBN: 0971083304

Condition: F/NONE


Author inscribed title page, "To Jon Continue your love of the history of the area Michael M. Dixon." Illustrated throughout with vintage postcards, advertisements, photographs, maps. ; MCN28004; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Growing Up in the Salisbury Location 1940's and 1950's Ishpeming, Michigan

By: Dobson, Robert D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dobson Publications: 2006

Seller ID: 31616

ISBN: 0974770868

Condition: VG+


Usual library markings. Memoir describes growing up in the upper peninsula near the Salisbury Mine in Ishpeming, Marquette County, Michigan. Illustrated with photographs, maps.; MCN25994; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 53 pp View more info

Our Heritage: Down by the Depot in Ypsilanti

By: Dodd, Tom and James Thomas Mann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Depot Town Associates: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32101

ISBN: 0972458107

Condition: F


Informal history of the business district known as Depot Town in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Michigan profusely illustrated with black-and-white historical photographs. ; MCN26359; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 174 pp View more info

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Dearborn A Pictorial History

By: Eaton, Eleanor

Price: $22.00

Publisher: The Donning Company: 1984

Seller ID: 31893

ISBN: 0898654823

Condition: F/NF


A clean and crisp copy in pictorial dustjacket, now in protective mylar. Oversized pictorial history of the city of Dearborn in Wayne County, Michigan with over 300 historical photographs, many previously unpublished. Foreword by Winfield Arneson.; MCN26236; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pp View more info

Old Timers tell it like it was

By: Elmers, Ruth Rodgers, John Waugh Kotlarek and Gerry Kulick (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ferndale Historical Society: 1996

Seller ID: 32235

Condition: F/NONE


Residents share memories of the city of Ferndale in Oakland County, Michigan - originally published to celebrate Michigan's sesquicentennial. With black-and-white photographs, index.; MCN26389; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 273 pp View more info