Category: History


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More Than a Tavern : 150 Years of Botsford Inn (Farmington, Michigan, History)

By: Fox, Jean M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Botsford Inn: 1986

Seller ID: 14340

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

187 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, green cloth, 187 pages, endpaper map of a segment of the old Detroit-Howell Plank Road where Botsford Inn was once a major stopping place, index, bibliography, chapter endnotes, appendix, 64 b/w photos in text. ; Published with cooperation of Farmington Hills Historical Commission. Until it closed in 2001, this was Michigan's oldest operating tavern, founded 1836, a favorite haunt of Henry Ford. (As of 2017, smal... View more info

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United States Civil War Soldiers : Living in Michigan in 1894

By: Gantz, Arlynn, and Arlene Conley Smith

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Clinton County Historical Society: 1988

Seller ID: 20911

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

288 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, steel-blue cloth, silver lettering, [vi] + 288 pages, main text in 2 columns, about 15 000 living soldiers and sailors listed by name, with their county and village (place of residence) as of 1894.; Compiled and edited by Arlynn Gantz, Arlene Conley Smith, and committee. ; Boards very slightly bowed. No other defects. No jacket, as issued. View more info

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Pennsylvania Manual, The, Volume 87, 1945 : Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

By: Gardener, Braton R, and Alice Allen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: 1945

Seller ID: 20751

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

1156 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Thick hardcover, green cloth, fold-out map of PA counties and county seats, fold-out map of US states and state capitals, fold-out organizational chart, 2 indexes, over 100 b/w photos, 4 illustrations in color on glossy plates. ; Editor in chief C. M. Woolworth. Contents include: Annotated US Constitution and Pennsylvania Constitution. History and chronology of Pennsylvania. State government departments. Biographical sketches of and por... View more info

Image for Constitution and By-Laws of the German American Political and Social Club :  Dearborn, Michigan, 1934

Constitution and By-Laws of the German American Political and Social Club : Dearborn, Michigan, 1934

By: German Club

Price: $8.00

Publisher: German American Club: 1934

Seller ID: 17852

Condition: Good+

20 pages; 24mo (5.5") 13 cm; Small softcover booklet (3.6 x 5.5 inches) (92 x 138 mm) tan leatherette covers, 20 pages, with 9 pages in German in old Fraktur script, the same text in English over 7 pages, and 4 calendar pages. ; Published by the German American Political and Social Club of Dearborn, Michigan, 1934. ; Very light edgewear. Front page marked with member name, and on the calendar pages attendance at meetings are marked. (Image shows front cover and one s... View more info

Gibbon on the Sioux Campaign of 1876

By: Gibbon, John; Illustrated by Derek FitzJames

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Old Army Press: 1970

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 18670

Condition: Near Fine

72 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White booklet, [viii] + 64 pages, 16 photos and illustrations, including one in full color, and a two-color map. ; Battle of Little Big Horn and other military engagements with Native Americans in 1876 Montana. ; Originally published 1877 as two magazine articles entitled 'Last Summer's Expedition Against the Sioux and its Great Catastrophe,' and 'Hunting Sitting Bull,' by Colonel John Gibbon, member of expedition. This edition, with new int... View more info

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Lectures and Essays on Irish and Other Subjects

By: Giles, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. & J. Sadlier & Company: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14179

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

394 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover bound in beautiful dark purple-blue pebbled cloth, gilt lettering and decor, black rules, pale yellow endpapers. ; Topics include: Irish history. Irish emigration. Irish character. Daniel O'Connell. John Philpot Curran. Gerald Griffin. Bishop James Warren Doyle. The Christian idea in Catholic art and Protestant culture. Scottish wit and humor. More. ; The Rev. Henry Giles was a popular lecturer and Unitarian defender in the 19... View more info

Southfield : Yesterday and Today (Michigan History)

By: Goldbaum, Vicki; Illustrated by Vicki Goldbaum

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Manufacturers Bank: 1983

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 15432

Condition: Near Fine

50 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Softcover, stiff orange covers, 50 pages, list of city officials, list of Fortune 500 companies located in Southfield, 40 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Copyright 1974. This si 2nd Revised Edition, 1983. Published for 25th anniversairy of the City of Southfield, a northern suburb of Detroit, which went from pioneer farmland in the 1940s to the skyscraper-studded 2nd largest city in Oakland County, known as the Office Capital of the Midwe... View more info

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Wedding Garland, the : (Clyde C. Metzler, Ethel Daily, Utica, Nebraska, 1906)

By: Goldsberry, Louise Dunham

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Jennings & Graham: 1896

Seller ID: 15226

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

24 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover. Beautiful ornate decorated boards, white moire cloth over spine, silver lettering on front, all edges silver, reinforced binding, 24 stiff unnumbered cardstock pages, 11 sepia-toned and 11 stunning color illustrations. One spread has places to attach photos of bride and groom, and there are three b/w photos (2 of groom, 1 of bride) two of which have been neatly trimmed to fit into ovals. They are laid in, not attached to the bo... View more info

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Rogers Rangers in the French and Indian War, a : 1757-1759

By: Goodenough, Joshua; Illustrated by Frederic Remington

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Harper's Magazine Press: 1897

Seller ID: 18721

Condition: Very Good

16 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Dark gray softcover booklet, 16 pages numbered to 12, 5 b/w illustrations by the great Frederic Remington, with captions. ; Memoirs of battles and skirmishes in New York state, 1757-1759. Originally written in 1798, originally published in Harper's Magazine, 1897. This is an authorized offprint, 1897.; Light wear to tips. One leaf chipped on lower margin, not affecting text. Otherwise intact. Quite scarce. View more info

Lafayette in America, 1777-1783 : Leather Bound, First Bicentennial Edition

By: Gottschalk, Louis

Price: $23.00

Publisher: L'Esprit de Lafayette Society: 1975

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 15681

ISBN: 1299105726

Condition: As New with no dust jacket

1006 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, brown buffalo leather, top edge and lettering and decor in 24-karat gold, red moire silk cloth liners, 20 + 184 + 364 + 458 pages, 1006 total pages, red-white-blue page-marker ribbon, footnotes, appendixes, indexes, 6 lithograph plates bound in, with fold-out Revolutionary War maps reproduced from original maps of the period. Author's imprinted aut*graph on title page. ; 1st edition thus. Cover design by Norman Alberts. Bindi... View more info

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Veteran's Bride, and Other Poems, the : Stories of the Late War, Illustrated

By: Gould, Alta Isadore

Price: $32.00

Publisher: P. D. Farrell & Company: 1894

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 13219

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

253 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, steel-blue cloth, gilt lettering, black rules and ornaments, 15 original patriotic and sentimental poems including epic title poem the Veteran's Bride, 9 original full-page b/w line illustrations. ; Copyright 1893. This is 2nd edition, 1894. Artworks engraved by Reid Engraving Co. ; Introduction by Laura S. Haviland, Quaker, a founder of first anti-slavery organization in Michigan and Inspector of Hospitals (in charge of dist... View more info

Pictorial History of Monroe County, a : 1876-1941 (Michigan, Volume 1 of 2)

By: Gray, Stephen T.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Monroe Publishing Company: 1995

Seller ID: 18078

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

128 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Oblong hardcover, white slick boards, 128 high-gloss pages, about 200 high-quality historical b/w photos with detailed captions. ; Published under auspices Monroe Evening News. This is volume 1 ONLY of a 2-volume series. ; No defects. View more info

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Cottonport Centennial : 1888-1988

By: Gremillion, Sadie C. ; Illustrated by Stewart Ducote

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Centennial Commission: 1988

Seller ID: 18574

Condition: Very Good

80 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, many localads, historical text, list of events, 176 b/w photos, mostly historical, with captions. ; Additional contributions by Lena Roth, Lillie Y. Armand, Ryan 'Sonny' Gauthier and others. Program (for November 5-6, 1988) and history book combined. ; Covers lightly sunned, small crease to rear cover. Gift note neatly penned on front page. One name penciled on rear cover. View more info

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Pebbles and Pearls

By: Grice, George A.; Illustrated by Pat Shafer

Price: $32.00

Publisher: George A. Grice: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20840

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

230 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, [viii] + 230 pages, b/w photo of farmhouse, 6 full-page b/w line drawings. Includes memoirs, anecdotes, several ballad-style poems, bragging about going to Ku Klux Klan meetings, etc. ; Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front endpaper. ; Memoirs of life in Port Sanilac, Sanilac county, in the "thumb" of Michigan, by longtime schoolteacher who grew up dirt poor on a farm, 1910s-1930s. ; Boards slightly bowed.... View more info

D-Day : Inside the First Great Invasion of Hilter's Europe, Sicily ! Complete and Unabridged

By: Gunther, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Avon Books: 1944

Seller ID: 20257

Condition: Very Good+

221 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Paperback, black and red covers, 221 pages, small b/w map, all edges inked yellow. ; Avon T-239. Copyright 1943. This is 1st paperback edition, complete and unabridged, 1944. ; True story of the invasion of Sicily, in southern Italy, precursor to the Normany Invasion. ; Lower tip bumped. Otherwise appears unread. Scarce. ; Avon Books T Series; Vol. 239 View more info

CNA, Continental Assurance Company : A Century of Commitment, 1897-1997

By: Hagan, Bruce, and Debra Tadevich

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Continental Assurance Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12954

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

224 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Dark red cloth, chronology, dozens of high-quality b/w historical photos, numerous facsimile documents and color photos with captions. ; Edited by Pamela Lyons. Photos by Francois Robert. Preface by Dennis Chookaszian. ; Though is it primarily a company history, it follows the great line of American history throughout its pages. One of the best coffeetable books we have ever seen. ; No defects to book or jacket apart from a touch of shel... View more info

Michigan Official Directory and Legislative Manual 1929-1930 : (Michigan Manual 1929)

By: Haggerty, John S. and Sidney A. Schulte

Price: $37.00

Publisher: State of Michigan: 1929

Seller ID: 17027

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

835 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large heavy hardcover, red cloth, gold lettering, massive index, 60 glossy pages with portrait photos of every state official + 775 pages of text, brief bios of every official, tables of election results, taxes, members of previous legislatures, etc, 38 monochrome fold-out maps, much more. ; Book shows only minor edgewear. No marks. Binding tight. Scarce. ; Michigan Manual Series View more info

Fall of the Aerie, The

By: Haigaz, Aram

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Ararat Publishing Company: 1935

Seller ID: 12640

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

190 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, 190 pages, reddish-brown cloth, gold lettering and decor, footnotes, 6 b/w photos on glossy plates, which are: Shabin Karahisar and the Fort, Antranik the Popular Hero (mounted on horse) , Rev. S. Garnian and Shabouh Ozanian and their (heavily armed) comrades, Bishop Vranshabouh Kibarian, Vahan Husisian, Ardashes Bournazian. ; Authored by Aram Chekenian under pen name Aram Haigaz. Translated by H. Baghdoian. Foreword by Malka... View more info

Yellowstone Story, The, Complete in 2 Volumes : A History of our First National Park

By: Haines, Aubrey L.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Yellowstone Library & Museum Association: 1977

Seller ID: 20505

Condition: Good+

970 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Set of 2 softcover volumes, red and brown covers, indexes, extensive endnotes, bibliography, [xx] + 387 + [xviii] + 545 pages, 970 total pages, dozens of b/w photos, illustrations, maps, etc, with captions. ; Published by Yellowstone Library & Museum Association in cooperation with Colorado Associated University Press, 1977.; Library marks as usual. Spines reinforced with clear tape. A few pages here and there have a word und... View more info

When Beaver Was King

By: Hamil, Fred C. ; Illustrated by William T. Woodward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wayne State University Press: 1951

Seller ID: 18652

ISBN: 1258117770

Condition: Near Fine

20 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Pale gray softcover booklet, 20 pages, a few b/w illustrations. ; Written by Fred C. Hamil. Illustrated by William T. Woodward. Series edited by Joe L. Norris. ; Minor wear only. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This item was published in 1951 and has no isbn. We are sorry but Amazon's system forces us to list it under an isbn. ; With this item you will also get Vol-2, Detroit: A French Village on the Frontier, by Floyd Radike and Vol-11, Detro... View more info