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1 Buchanan, Bob >> Redford High School Senior Annual, June 1950 : Yearbook, Year Book, Redford, Michigan
Detroit: Redford High School; 1950 Softcover Poor 
72 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Softcover, brown pictorial leatherette covers, 52 unnumbered pages, b/w photos of seniors, clubs, faculty, football and other teams. Nice memorial page for Principal William R. Stocking, 1881-1949. ; Not to be confused with Redford Union high school, Redford high school was situated in northwest Detroit and served students in Old Redford, Grandmont, Rosedale Park and Brightmoor; it graduated two classes per year, one in January, one in June; each class had its own colors. This yearbook is for January graduating class of 1950, yellow and navy blue. ; We have graded this item Poor. Binding is almost completely shot but center pages are holding together. All pages are present but some are photocopies, not originals. Many leaves have small edge-tears and creases but everything is readable. Many marks, names, greetings, etc, in pen and pencil. Quite scarce. Sold as is. ; Items laid in: 1) color glossy photo of photocop from 50th Anniversary Reunion. 2) four articles on champion girls swim team, with Jean McConnell's name underlined, all photocopies. 3) clipping on birth of Jean McConnell in 1931, photocopy. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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2 Campbell, Mary Mason >> Betty Crocker's Kitchen Gardens : A Year Round Guide to Growing and Using Herbs and Vegetables
N. Y. : Universal Publishing; 1971 Book Club Edition Hardcover Good+ in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Tasha Tudor 
170 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Book Club Edition; Hardcover, green cloth, 170 pages, glossary, index, b/w illustrations throughout, 8 full-page color illustrations on glossy plates. ; Not just a cookbook, though it contains several recipes. A guide to savory herbs and vegetables and how to grow them. ; Exterior shows little wear. Light dent to upper edge, fore-edge spotted. Front four leaves have small spots, none affecting any text. No other defects to book. Jacket is faded, chipped, spotted, but all readable. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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3 Downs, Art >> Paddlewheels on the Frontier : The Story of British Columbia and Yukon Sternwheel Steamers
Seattle: Superior Publishing Company; 1972 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
160 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, brown boards, 160 glossy pages, index, over 200 high-quality historical b/w photos, many never before published, with detailed captions. ; History of 100-year era from 1850s to 1950s when 300 mighty steam paddlewheelers tranversed the lakes and rivers of British Columbia and Yukon Territory. ; No defects to book. Jacket very lightly worn at edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Herrmann, Emil >> Two Famous Violins, History and Description of Two Masterpieces by Antonius Stradivarius : King Maximilian from the Year 1709 and Prince Khevenhuller from the Year 1733, in the Possession of Emil Herrmann
N. Y. : Emil Herrmann; 1929 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
54 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, tan leather spine and tips, white textured boards, gilt lettering, [iv] + 35 pages of text and facsimiles + 2 b/w glossy plates + 6 color glossy plates with tissue guards, being three views of each violin. ; Published in Berlin and New York by Emil Herrmann. Limited edition of 200 in German and 200 in English, stated. This is Number 132 of the English Edition, numbered and initialed in pen by author. ; Almost no wear. No marks or major defects. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 180.00 USD
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5 Hubbard, Elbert >> So Here Cometh White Hyacinths : Being a Book of the Heart Wherein is an Attempt to Body Forth Ideas and Ideals for the Betterment of Men, Eke Women, Who Are Preparing for Life by Living
East Aurora, N. Y. : Roycrofters; 1907 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Jules Gaspard 
161 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Published in the year 1907, by Roycrofters, an amazing publishing house where paper was made by hand, printing was by handpress, bindings were handsewn, and books were beautiful. This edition is bound in rich brown suede leather with yapp edges, title and decor stamped in black on front, dark brown moire-cloth liners, 161 heavy-duty pages, brown page-marker ribbon, monochrome decorative initials and headers. ; Frontispiece b/w portraits of Elbert Hubbard and Alice Moore Hubbard by Jules Gaspard. ; A book of wisdom and advice from one of the most well-known freethinkers of the era, this book also contains a brief biography of Alice Hubbard, author's wife. ; Small chip to leather at crown, very small tear near heel. A touch of foxing here and there. No other defects. Book is in remarkably good condition compared to most books of this type. ; Laid in: old silver-gelatin photo of unknown person, caption penciled on back: 'Was starting for Colorado' 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Reese, Edward, with Frank R. Klassen Reese Chronological Bible, King James Version, the : The Authorized Edition of the Original Work by Edward Reese
Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers; 1994 0871231158 / 9780871231154 Twelfth Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
1613 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, brown faux leather boards, [xii] + 1613 + 8 pages, 2 indexes, cross-references in margins, main text in 2 columns. Large print not stated but main text is fairly large, about 14 points. ; Copyright 1977. This is 12th edition, 1994. This unique Bible is an arrangement of the text of the King James Bible in consecutive order, from 3975 BCE to the year 100 CE. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Appears unused. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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7 Rosewig, Albert H. >> Concentus Sacri, a Collection of Catholic Music : Containing a Mass, a Set of Vespers, and an Unequalled Variety of Offertoriums, Litanies, Canticles, Tantum Ergos, and Hymns for all the Feasts and Seasons of the Year
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company 1907 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
182 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Hardcover, dark green cloth over spine, tan boards, stylized illustration of Virgin Mary on front, 80 pieces of music, most arranged for 2 to 4 voices, all with full piano in standard notation. Lyrics in Latin throughout. Many familiar and traditional pieces, some pieces with music composed by Albert H. RoSewig himself. ; Originally published 1877. This edition 1907. Foreword by James Frederic. Compiled by the famed musical director of St. Charles Borromeo Church, Philadelphia. Complete subtitle: 'Containing a Mass, a Set of Vespers, and an Unequalled Variety of Offertoriums, Litanies, Canticles, Tantum Ergos, and Hymns for all the Feasts and Seasons of the Year.' ; Covers show light to moderate wear. No major defects. Interior is clean, no marks. Binding tight. (A m a z o n buy ers please note: Our unit resembles their image but is in much better condition) 
Price: 17.00 USD
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8 Saker, Nancy >> Redford High School Senior Annual, January 1950 : Yearbook, Year Book, Redford, Michigan
Detroit: Redford High School; 1950 Softcover Poor 
52 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Softcover, brown pictorial leatherette covers, 52 unnumbered pages, b/w photos of seniors, clubs, faculty, football and other teams. Nice memorial page for Principal William R. Stocking, 1881-1949. ; Not to be confused with Redford Union high school, Redford high school was situated in northwest Detroit and served students in Old Redford, Grandmont, Rosedale Park and Brightmoor; it graduated two classes per year, one in January, one in June; each class had its own colors. This yearbook is for January graduating class of 1950, yellow and navy blue. ; We have graded this item Poor. Main defect: fore-edge of front cover has a chip about an inch square, due to thumbing, so title reads REDF RD. Several leaves creased at tips. Many marks, names, greetings, etc, in pen and pencil throughout. Front cover faded, rear cover lightly rubbed. Cover split at heel otherwise binding of three staples intact. Quite scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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9 Sales, Murray W. >> Selas Trademark, Sales and Broad Company Catalog A, 1901 : Jobbers of Fine Plumbing Material, Porcelain Lavatory Fixtures, Steam Engineering Supplies, Etc, Detroit, Michigan (Catalogue A)
Detroit: Sales & Broad Company; 1901 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
52 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Small catalog, dark red cloth over flexible covers, white lettering, bound with three brass tacks, as issued, 52 pages numbered according to no scheme we can determine; porcelain lavatory fixtures: 7 bathtubs, 21 toilets, 22 sinks shown in b/w engravings on glossy pages, with specs and pric es. ; Items are all apparently under the brand name Selas (that's Sales backward) with a porcelain finish called Flintoware, and with several fixtures having their own style names including Publico, Perfecto, Thetis, Iris, Orestes, Juno, Altuna, many more. ; No date but we estimate 1901, being the year in which the company was first organized under the name Sales & Broad (Murray W. Sales and Fred A. Broad). ; Both covers lightly spotted. Upper corners of pages slightly discolored. No other marks. Binding intact. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Sawyer, Thomas Jefferson, and Philo Price >> Christian Messenger, the : Devoted to the Doctrine of Universal Benevolence, the Defense of Liberal Principles Generally in Religion, and Miscellaneous Readings of Chaste and Moral Tendency
N. Y. : Philo Price; 1831 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
412 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; This is a bound volume containing 52 weekly issues or one full year. Hardcover, brown leather spine and corners, marbled boards, [iv] + 412 pages, rag (cotton fiber) paper throughout, index, main text in 3 columns. ; Includes October 1831 to October 1832. Universalist doctrine, theology, denominational news, convention news, Bible interpretation, weddings, obituaries, original poetry, more. Yes, this is an actual publication from 1831. ; Worn but intact. Gilt spine lettering rubbed but readable. Foxing throughout. A few stray ink marks here and there, all quite old. Everything readable. Rear free endpaper (unprinted) torn. Binding tight. Quite scarce. ; Item laid in: small card noting full names of several contributors whose names are only given by initials in text. ; Christian Messenger Series; Vol. 1 
Price: 120.00 USD
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11 Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson >> This Then is Maud : Being a Monodrama as Writ and Arranged by Alfred Tennyson
East Aurora, N. Y. : Roycrofters; 1900 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
80 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Published in the year 1900, by Roycrofters, an amazing publishing house where paper was made by hand, printing was by handpress, bindings were handsewn, and books were beautiful. This edition is bound in rich gray-brown suede leather with yapp edges, gilt title on front, deep red cloth liners, 80 heavy-duty pages, red page-marker ribbon, b/w decorative initials, red lettering on divider pages. ; Decorations designed by Samuel Warner. ; Exterior shows a touch of sunning to spine, which is unlettered. No other defects inside or out. Book is in remarkably good condition compared to most books of this type. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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