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Portrait of a Village: Port Hope, Huron County, Michigan

By: Smith, Dean and Jim Hunter. As told to and written with Deborah Roberti

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Thomson-Shore Inc.: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 32011

Condition: F


Very detailed account of the Port Hope community in Huron County, Michigan profusely illustrated. Includes biographical sketches of early residents, appendices contain Rubicon Township census records, Civil War records, railroad correspondence, etc. ; MCN26337; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 301 pp View more info

Portrait of a Village: Port Hope, Huron County, Michigan

By: Smith, Dean and Jim Hunter. As told to and written with Deborah Roberti

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Thomson-Shore Inc.: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 34088

Condition: F


Very detailed account of the Port Hope community in Huron County, Michigan profusely illustrated. Includes biographical sketches of early residents, appendices contain Rubicon Township census records, Civil War records, railroad correspondence, etc. ; MCN28049; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 301 pp View more info

The Twenty-Fourth Michigan Of the Iron Brigade

By: Smith, Donald L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, The Stackpole Company: 1962

Seller ID: 33293

Condition: VG/NONE


Blue cloth boards with usual library markings, a very good reading copy. Detailed account of the service of Michigan's Twenty-Fourth Regiment during the Civil War, includes photographs, maps, original roster of each company. Index.; MCN27296; Ex-Lib; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pp View more info

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The History of Howell Michigan

By: Smith, Elisha H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Private Printing:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 32982

Condition: F


Originally published 1868 by John A. Kerr & Co. (Lansing). A softcover facsimile reprint of the compact history of Howell in Livingston County, Michigan with modern 8-page index. ; MCN26990; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 66 pp View more info

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Saginaw, Michigan U.S.A. 1857-1907 Semi-Centennial Souvenir

By: Spencer, Frank S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Saginaw Board of Trade: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33690

Condition: VG-


Black covers with cord ties and title pastedown front panel. Lacking title page, first photograph is reinforced along edges with yellowed cellophane tape, final photograph has tape repairs. A few pages have minor spotting to margins. Promotional history of Saginaw, Michigan profusely illustrated with photographs - residences, businesses, parks, schools, churches, lumber, etc. Quite scarce. ; MCN27719; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 191 pp View more info

The Alumni Association in Support of St. Mary Catholic Central High School Alumni Directory 2006

By: St. Mary Catholic Central High School

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St. Mary Catholic Central: 2006

Seller ID: 32981

Condition: F/NONE


Alumni directory - St. Mary Catholic Central High School is located in Monroe, Michigan.; MCN26989; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 359 pp View more info

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Ann Arbor The First Hundred Years

By: Stephenson, O. W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32895

Condition: G+/NONE


Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering shaken with slight sway, rubbed on points with some fraying to cloth at points and fore-edge. A few pages have some names underlined in ink, else no other internal markings or tearing. History of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan with numerous black-and-white plates. Includes founding by John Allen, early white settlers, Germans, private and public schools, Clark School, military, university, transportation, principal advertisers 1830-1890, 1860 business directory, much more. Index. ; MCN26903; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 478 pp View more info

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Philo Marshall Everett Father of Michigan's Iron Industry and Founder of the City of Marquette

By: Stone, Frank B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gateway Press: 1997

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30899

ISBN: 0965595501

Condition: F/VG+


A fine copy in a lightly worn dustjacket with heavy rubbing to spine, now in protective mylar. Author inscribed and dated front endpaper. Biography and Michigan history illustrated with maps, photographs. ; MCN25317; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 164 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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Pioneer History of Eaton County Michigan 1833-1866

By: Strange, Daniel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charlotte Republican Print.: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32917

Condition: VG/NONE


Red cloth boards have a few discoloration spots to front and rear panel, spine title faded. Hinges cracked and repaired with webbing visible. Offsetting to front endpaper where obituary of author Daniel Strange is pasted inside front board. Else corners straight and tight. Early history of Eaton County, Michigan with sections on each township identifying first and early settlers, etc. With frontis photograph of author. ; MCN26925; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pp View more info

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History and Review of the Copper, Iron, Silver, Slate and Other Material Interests of the South Shore of Lake Superior

By: Swineford, A. P.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Marquette, MI, The Mining Journal: 1876

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7151

Condition: VG/NONE


Green cloth boards bumped, worn and faded on points, gilt lettering. Ten b/w plates with tissue guards. Heavy foxing particularly to tissue, one torn. Several pages have creased corners, binding secure. Study of upper Michigan's mineral resources written by editor and former governor of Alaska Alfred P. Swineford. In the preface he thanks John F. Forster for his contributions to the historical portion of the book; this copy is personally inscribed by Forster and on page three he has also written "Most by J.H. Forster as far as Copper Region is concerned." On front endpaper "Present... View more info

Celebrating Our History 160 Years of The Ann Arbor News

By: The Ann Arbor News

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heritage House Publishing: 1995

Seller ID: 32605

Condition: VG+/NONE


White laminate pictorial boards mildly rubbed else a fine copy. Compilation of historical local Ann Arbor, Michigan photographs. ; MCN26614; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 128 pp View more info

Mapping Detroit Land, Community, and Shaping a City

By: Thomas, June Manning and Henco Bekkering

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wayne State University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 33970

ISBN: 0814340261

Condition: F


Illustrated throughout with historical maps, photographs, etc. Index. ; MCN27965; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 243 pp View more info

Around the Bay

By: Thornton, Neil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Printer's Devil Press: 1991

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33985

Condition: VG+


White wraps show mild wear, gutters reinforced with white binding tape. Author signed front endpaper. Collection of stories on the history of the Tawas City area in Iosco County, Michigan originally published in the Iosco County News Herald, profusely illustrated with historical photographs. ; MCN27979; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 199 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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Cohodas The Story of a Family

By: Treloar, Wilbert H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marquette, Northern Michigan University Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30325

ISBN: 0918616026

Condition: F/VG+


Price sticker front endpaper. White dustjacket price clipped, lightly rubbed with a few small tears, in protective mylar jacket. History of the Polish family and descendants of Aaron Cohodas and his wives Leah Mendl and Eva Mansfield, who settled in Michigan's Upper Peninsula in the early 1900s. Much on early northern Michigan and the Cohodas Bros. Company, illustrated with black-and-white photographs.; MCN24846; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 256 pp View more info

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Telephone Directory South Haven, Covert, Bangor Grand Junction July 1945, Issue

By: Tri-County Telephone Company

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tri-County Telephone Co.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33270

Condition: G


Gray wraps stained and soiled, water damage to edge of front panel with some mice nibbles bottom corner. 1945 telephone directory for areas of Van Buren County, Michigan, with advertisements. ; MCN27274; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 36 pp View more info

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General History of the State of Michigan; With Biographical Sketches, Portrait Engravings, and Numerous Illustrations A Complete History of the Peninsular State From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time

By: Tuttle, Charles Richard

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Detroit, R. D. S. Tyler & Co.: 1873

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32631

Condition: VG+/NONE


Full leather boards rubbed, small split to leather head near top of spine, a few faint scratches to panels. Number lettered in white ink base of spine only external markings, a few internal pencil markings on title page. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers and overall a solid and handsome first edition early history of Michigan. ; MCN26640; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 717 pp View more info

University of Michigan Student Directory 1947-1948

By: University Of Michigan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Michiganensian: 1947

Seller ID: 19935

Condition: VG+


Orange wraps, light wear. University of Michigan directory with names, addresses, phone numbers. ; MCN16448; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 457 pp View more info

The Rockhound's Michigan

By: Vogtmann, Walt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Midwest Mineralogical and Lapidary Society of Dearborn: 1998

Seller ID: 33725

Condition: F


"A compilation of articles about Michigan's geology, rocks, minerals, fossils, mines and mining history from the pages of The Rockpile, official bulletin of the Midwest Mineralogical and Lapidary Society of Dearborn." Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. ; MCN27750; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 151 pp View more info

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Plat Book of Genesee County, Michigan

By: W. W. Hixson & Co.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: W. W. Hixson & Co.: circa 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33513

Condition: VG-


Tan wraps stained with fingerprint smudges, lightly edgeworn. Maps are toned but no markings or tearing. Not dated, published c1935. Fourteen Genesee County, Michigan township plat maps showing landowners, major roads, lakes, etc. Folded Genesee County map in near fine condition laid in.; MCN27542; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall View more info

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Atlas of Michigan (Plat Book of the State of Michigan)

By: W. W. Hixson & Co.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W. W. Hixson & Co.: circa 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33576

Condition: VG+


Red wraps corner creased, chipping to spine paper, internally sound. Includes alphabetical listing of Michigan cities and towns plus county maps. Approximately 50 pages. ; MCN27605; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall View more info