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History of Genesee County, Michigan With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers

By: Everts & Abbott

Price: $235.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Everts & Abbott: 1879

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33397

Condition: VG/NONE


Original leather spine with cloth covered boards show heavy rubbing, loss to cloth extremities. Spine leather rubbed but gilt lettering bright. Endpapers spotted, hinges intact, all edges gilt and still a solid very good copy. First edition history of Genesee County, Michigan illustrated throughout; includes color county map in excellent condition. ; MCN27400; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 446 pp View more info

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The Will Carleton Poorhouse A memorial to a man, a dwelling, and a poem

By: Fallon, Dr. Jerome A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hillsdale County Historical Society: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28519

Condition: F


A fine copy in excellent condition. Brief study of Michigan poet Will Carleton's life and work, illustrated.; MCN22996; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pp View more info

Image for Early Michigan Settlements Volume III The German Indian Mission in Michigan

Early Michigan Settlements Volume III The German Indian Mission in Michigan

By: Florer, Warren Washburn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edwards Brothers: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32512

Condition: VG+


Orange wraps, title written on spine. Early German missions in Michigan, illustrated.; MCN26521; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 119 pp View more info

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Dexter Michigan U.S.A.

By: Fraumann, Edwin H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dexter High School Print Shop: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33586

Condition: VG-


Gray pictorial wraps show heavy foxing, 3" tear to paper lower spine. Lighlty thumbed, no markings. Collection of essays on the history of Dexter in Washtenaw County, Michigan written by Dexter High School students, illustrated with historical photographs. ; MCN27615; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 93 pp View more info

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Artists of Early Michigan A Biographical Dictionary of Artists Native To or Active in Michigan 1701-1900

By: Gibson, Arthur Hopkin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Wayne State University Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 34148

ISBN: 0814315283

Condition: VG+/VG+


Black cloth boards straight and tight, spotting top edge of volume, in a lightly rubbed dustjacket and now in protective mylar. Informational directory on almost 1900 Michigan artists, illustrated. ; MCN28094; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 249 pp View more info

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Retrieving Michigan's Buried Past: The Archaeology of the Great Lakes State

By: Halsey, John R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cranbrook Institute of Science: 1999

Seller ID: 33730

ISBN: 0877370435

Condition: NF


Penciled name erased on title page else a fine unmarked copy. Oversized extensive study of Michigan's archaeology from prehistoric times through the early twentieth century, illustrated throughout with photographs, charts, maps. ; MCN27755; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 478 pp View more info

Bay City Memories A Collection of Columns

By: Hardy, Dick

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Bay City Times: 1996

Seller ID: 31639

Condition: F/NONE


Author's wife and signed front endpaper. Compilation of newspaper columns published in local Bay City, Michigan newspaper in the 1980s and 1990s. ; MCN26016; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pp View more info

Hartland: Weaving the Past with the Present

By: Hartland Area Historical Society

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hartland Area Historical Society: 2004

Seller ID: 32988

Condition: F/NONE


Oversized history of the town of Hartland in Livingston County, Michigan includes cemetery inscriptions, genealogies of numerous early area families. Illustrated. Index. ; MCN26996; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 697 pp View more info

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Oceana County Pioneers and Business Men of To-day History, biography, Statistics and Humorous Incidents

By: Hartwick, L. M.and W. H. Tuller

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Pentwater News Steam Print.: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32763

Condition: VG/NONE


Tan cloth boards with green stamping discolored with some staining, lightly bumped. Decorated endpapers, front hinge cracked and gutter paper repaired. Else corners square and securely bound. Early history of Michigan's Oceana County includes numerous biographical sketches - illustrated with line drawings. ; MCN26772; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pp View more info

Our Firemen; A Record of the Faithful and Heroic Men Who Guard the Property and Lives of the City of Detroit, and a Review of the Past, Giving the History of the Fire Department Since the Early Settlement of the City

By: Hathaway, Charles S.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Detroit, John F. Eby & Co., Printers: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32828

Condition: VG/NONE


Burgundy cloth boards with gilt stamping, worn on points with some fraying head of spine. Decorated endpapers, gutter paper repaired and hinges a bit weak with chipping to edges of endpaper. Early history of Detroit, Michigan's fire department illustrated with photographs including frontis with tissue guard. "...With a Brief and Comprehensive Glance at Our City To-day, with a Number of Its Representative Citizens." ; MCN26837; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 265 pp View more info

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Compendium of History and Biography of the City of Detroit and Wayne County, Michigan

By: Henry Taylor & Company

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Henry Taylor & Co.: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33347

Condition: VG+/NONE


Full leather boards with gilt lettering to spine rubbed, worn on points with loss at corners, leather starting to chip at spine ends. Decorated endpapers, all edges gilt, strong hinges and a very good first edition copy. Oversized history of Detroit and Wayne County with numerous biographical sketches, histories of financial institutions and other businesses, portraits with tissue guards.; MCN27350; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 719 pp View more info

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Compendium of History and Biography of the City of Detroit and Wayne County, Michigan

By: Henry Taylor & Company

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Henry Taylor & Co.: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33674

Condition: VG+/NONE


Full leather boards with beveled edges rubbed, gilt lettering to spine with leather just starting to split head of spine. Decorated endpapers, sticker remnant inside front board. Corners square and tight, tightly bound and a solid very good+ copy. Oversized history of Detroit and Wayne County with numerous biographical sketches, histories of financial institutions and other businesses, portraits with tissue guards.; MCN27703; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 719 pp View more info

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Fowlerville Goes to War 1861-1865 (Livingston County, Michigan)

By: Hutchins, Richard G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31226

Condition: AN/NONE


Author signed and numbered, an edition limited to 350 copies. Oversized detailed history exploring the Civil War participation of Fowlerville residents in Livingston County, Michigan. With rosters, copies of newspaper articles and obituaries, black-and-white historical photographs, etc. Index. ; MCN25615; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 334 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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Livingston South Goes to War 1861-1865 (Livingston County, Michigan)

By: Hutchins, Richard G.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32682

Condition: F/NONE


Author signed copyright page. No. 9 of an edition limited to 250 copies. Civil War participation of the southern portion of Livingston County, Michigan (Green Oak Township, Hamburg, Putnam Township, Unadilla) includes James Water's diary, Maxamillian Adolph Buck, Doane and Peer Family, Hartsuff brothers, more. Index. ; MCN26691; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 151 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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Howell Goes to War 1861-1865 (Livingston County, Michigan)

By: Hutchins, Richard G.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32683

Condition: AN/NONE


Author signed and numbered, an edition limited to 275 copies. Oversized detailed history exploring the Civil War participation of Howell residents in Livingston County, Michigan. With rosters, copies of newspaper articles and obituaries, black-and-white historical photographs, etc. Index. ; MCN26692; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 416 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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Fowlerville Goes to War 1861-1865 (Livingston County, Michigan)

By: Hutchins, Richard G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32684

Condition: AN/NONE


Author signed and numbered, number 151 of an edition limited to 350 copies. Oversized detailed history exploring the Civil War participation of Fowlerville residents in Livingston County, Michigan. With rosters, copies of newspaper articles and obituaries, black-and-white historical photographs, etc. Index. ; MCN26693; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 334 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Historic Highway Bridges of Michigan

By: Hyde, Charles K.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31588

ISBN: 0814324487

Condition: VG+


Price written front endpaper else a nearly fine copy, clean and unmarked. Pictorial history of Michigan's significant highway bridges, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. ; MCN25966; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" ; 191 pp View more info

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Grand Circus Park U. S. W.

By: Jackson, H. C. L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Detroit, Arnold-Powers Inc.: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28032

Condition: VG+/NONE


Tan and red cloth boards lightly worn, water spot on covers, internally age toned. Previous owner signed inside front board. This is number 204 of first edition signed by Jackson, plus inscribed by Jackson to Norma and Louis O'Connor on front endpaper. ; MCN22675; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 127 pp; Signed by Author View more info

A Lively Town 152 Years in Rochester

By: Jackson, Jim (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rochester Centennial Commission: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31587

Condition: VG+/NONE


Boards lightly rubbed, some loss to gilt on spine. History of the town of Rochester in Oakland County, Michigan profusely illustrated with black-and-white historical photographs, maps, advertisements. Map endpapers. ; MCN25965; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 176 pp View more info

A Lively Town 152 Years in Rochester

By: Jackson, Jim (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Rochester Centennial Commission: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33507

Condition: F/NONE


History of the town of Rochester in Oakland County, Michigan profusely illustrated with black-and-white historical photographs, maps, advertisements. Map endpapers. ; MCN27536; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 176 pp View more info