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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, index. ; MCN18309; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1143 pp 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 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. Additional photographs available on request. ; MCN26504; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 818 pp 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 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, and of the Presidents of the United States." Index. ; MCN26518; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 639 pp 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 endpapers and page ends, but being sold here as is, additional photographs available on request. First edition copy of the post... View more info

Land Atlas & Plat Book Livingston County Michigan 1991 15th Edition

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rockford Map Publishers: 1991

Seller ID: 32608

Condition: NF


Livingston County, Michigan township plat maps, index of owners, local advertisements.; MCN26617; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 70 pp View more info

Image for History of Lapeer County Michigan, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers

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

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Higginson Book Co.: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 32618

Condition: F/NONE


Hardcover facsimile reprint of the 1884 history of Lapeer County, Michigan.; MCN26627; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 211 pp View more info

Image for Standard Atlas of Livingston County Michigan 1915

Standard Atlas of Livingston County Michigan 1915

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Private Printing:

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 32808

Condition: VG+


Yellow wraps show mild wear. Modern facsimile reprint of the 1915 Livingston County, Michigan atlas - county, township and city maps reprinted on 8-1/2 x 11" pages. Not dated, published circa 1980. ; MCN26817; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Image for Who's Who in Detroit 1935-1936 A biographical dictionary of representative men and women of metropolitan Detroit

Who's Who in Detroit 1935-1936 A biographical dictionary of representative men and women of metropolitan Detroit

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Detroit, Walter Romig & Co.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32894

Condition: VG/NONE


Name written title page, lightly rubbed and front board has slight sway. With a Vocational Index. Biographical sketches of prominent Detroiters - includes entries for Henry and Edsel Ford, among others. ; MCN26902; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 377 pp View more info

Combination Atlas Map of Washtenaw County Michigan. Compiled, Drawn and Published From Personal Examinations and Surveys

By: N/A

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Unigraphic: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 33434

Condition: VG+/NONE


Reprint of the 1874 Washtenaw County, Michigan atlas originally published by Everts & Stewart ((124 pp.) and the 1915 Standard Atlas of Washtenaw County published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co. (119 pp.). Measures approx. 11 x 14". Includes township maps, lists of residents, numerous black-and-white sketches of homes, etc. ; MCN27424; Folio - 13" to 23" tall View more info

Milford High School Alumni Directory 2000

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bernard C. Harris Publishing Co.: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33506

Condition: NF/NONE


Picture of former student inside front board else fine. Alumni of Milford High School in Oakland County, Michigan from 1940-2000. ; MCN27535; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pp 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: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, Biographical Publishing Co.: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33531

Condition: VG-/NONE


Original full leather boards with gilt decoration rubbing with loss to extremities, front board detached with heavy chipping to spine leather and rear board loosening, missing bottom of spine leather but gilt lettering still visible. Decorated endpapers, bookplate inside front board. All edges gilt and a complete 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, and of the Presidents of the United States." Index. ; MCN26560; 4to ... View more info

Image for Souvenir of Grand Rapids Mich. Fifty Views of the Furniture City

Souvenir of Grand Rapids Mich. Fifty Views of the Furniture City

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Private Printing: circa 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33558

Condition: VG+


Black wraps with gilt lettering. Two pages of text and remaining pages of black-and-white historical photographs of Grand Rapids in Kent County, Michigan. Scarce.; MCN27587 View more info