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Image for Grave Sites of Union Generals in Michigan

Grave Sites of Union Generals in Michigan

By: Kloos, James E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: James E. Kloos: 1965

Seller ID: 20818

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Blue softcover booklet, 32 pages, 32 b/w photos, 13 generals identified and located, with brief stats on their military service and instructions on how to find their gravestones. ; Photos by author. ; Small pricesticker on lower rear, partly covering publisher zip code, which is still readable. No other defects. View more info

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Black Cat Raiders of World War 2 : WWII

By: Knott, Richard C. ; Illustrated by Ted Wilbur

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20611

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


198 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, orange endpapers, [x] + 198 pages, index, footnotes, endnotes, over 60 b/w photos, many never before published, plus diagrams and small maps. ; Fascinating history of the PBY Catalina (aka Patrol Bomber Y, Canso, Flying Boat or Black Cat Raider) with emphasis on its use in World War 2 combat in South Pacific. Authored by US Navy Captain and longtime pilot of same. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows a touch of edg... View more info

Hope for the City : A Catholic Priest, a Suburban Housewife and Their Desperate Effort to Save Detroit

By: Kresnak, Jack

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Cass Community Publishing House: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20359

ISBN: 1942011156

Condition: Near Fine


441 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, [xii] + 441 pages, bibliography, several b/w photos with captions. ; This is the story of Father Bill Cunningham and Eleanor Josaitis, founders of Focus: HOPE, an amazing non-profit organization working to overcome racism and poverty in post-1967 Detroit. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects. View more info

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State, its Historic Role, the : Condensed Edition

By: Kropotkin, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ammon A. Hennacy: 1946

Seller ID: 19657

Condition: Very Good


12 pages; 24mo (5.5") 13 cm; Small softcover booklet, green chess-board-patterned covers, 12 pages. Condensed edition stated. English throughout. ; Written by Pyotr Alekseyevich Kropotkin (1842-1921) famous Russian philosopher who spoke out in favor of small local government (otherwise known as anarchism); Covers show a few very small spots. Staple intact but slightly rusty. Scarce. View more info

Huron County Among the Ranks of Blue : Brief Service Histories of 543 Veterans Who Lived in Huron, County, Michigan Before or After the Civil War

By: LaBelle, Robert B.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Robert B. LaBelle: 1988

Seller ID: 20804

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


72 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, [vi] + 59 + 7 pages, 72 total pages, 4 appendixes, 6 b/w photos of grave markers, 543 men list with brief info on their lives and service in the Union Army. ; No marks, no defects. Scarce. View more info

Gogebic Range : Countdown to the Millenium 1899-1999

By: Lamberg, Gary A.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Globe Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 18658

Condition: Very Good+


108 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, white slick covers, fold-and-staple binding, 108 unnumbered pages, over 200 b/w photos and illustrations with detailed text. ; Local history of the Gogebic Range, a vast mining area covering the western part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and part of northern Wisconsin, which attracted Finnish, Italian, Cornish and other immigrants to mining and logging jobs in the late 1800s. This book gives stats and news snippets fr... View more info

Hejaz Railway and the Muslim Pilgrimage, the : A Case of Ottoman Political Propaganda

By: Landau, Jacob M., with Muhammad Arif ibn Ahmad Munayyir

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Wayne State University Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20024

ISBN: 0814314228

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


294 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, blue boards, 294 pages, index, footnotes, glossary, 1 b/w map, 15 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates. Main text in English, with large appendix giving entire text of manuscript in Arabic. ; 1st edition, 1971. Amazonbuyers please note: Their data page lists Muhammad Arif ibn Ahmad Munayyir as author; this book is by Jacob M. Landau, with appendix by Munayyir. ; Book shows moderate wear at crown and upper ... View more info

Lee Chronicle : Studies of the Early Generations of the Lees of Virginia

By: Lee, Cazenove Gardner Jr, and Dorothy Mills Parker

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Vantage Press: 1997

Edition: Second Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 19927

ISBN: 0533122864

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


411 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, map of Tidewater Virginia on endpapers, [xxviii] + 411 pages, index, bibliography, chapter endnotes, 2 family trees, 4 appendixes, 14 b/w diagrams and small maps in text, 40 b/w photos and illustrations on non-glossy plates. ; Copyright 1957. This is 2nd edition, 1997, 3rd printing, 2015. Spine states Vantage Press. Copyright page states Society of the Lees of Virginia. ; Massive history nd genealogy from the firs... View more info

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Profiles of the Lewiston Area

By: Manor, Michael J. ; Illustrated by Verne Minge

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Historical Society: 1976

Seller ID: 20806

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Black and white softcover, 32 glossy pages, 56 b/w photos and illustrations, many never before published. ; Local history of Lewiston, Montmorency County, Michigan, with short chapters on Hetherton, Vienna, Lovells and Johannesburg. ; Rear cover has two small pricestickers inked out. Otherwise item shows no defects. View more info

Memoir of Hungary : 1944-1948

By: Marai, Sandor, with Albert Tezla

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Central European University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 20894

ISBN: 9639241105

Condition: Fair


428 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Gray softcover, 428 pages, endnotes. 'A seamless combination of political, literary and personal history of postwar Hungary.' ; Memoirs of great novelist who survived WW2 but was exiled from communist Hungary in 1948. ; Originally published 1972. This English translation originally published 1996. This is 2nd printing, 2005. Translated with introduction and notes by Albert Tezla. Poems translated by Salina Guinness. Published by Central E... View more info

Modern Journeys : The Irish in Detroit

By: Marmon, Ed

Price: $8.00

Publisher: United Irish Societies: 2001

Seller ID: 20336

Condition: Near Fine


237 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Softcover, b/w photo on front cover, [x] + 237 pages, over 75 b/w photos in text, with captions. ; Published under auspices, Detroit 300 Heritage Organization. Many profiles of notable Irish Detroiters. View more info

Custer on the Little Bighorn : Eye Witness and Carefully Researched Accounts of Custer's Famous Last Stand Battle with the Cheyenne and Sioux Indians on June 25, 1876

By: Marquis, Thomas Bailey

Price: $11.00

Publisher: End-Kian Publishing Company: 1972

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 18707

ISBN: 0917256336

Condition: Near Fine


64 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover booklet, stiff glossy yellow covers, [viii] + 56 pages, 28 b/w photos and illustrations including 2 small maps. ; Originally published in parts, 1929. This is f*rst omnibus edition, 1967. This is 4th printing, 1972. Complete subtitle: 'Eye Witness and Carefully Researched Accounts of Custer's Famous Last Stand Battle with the Cheyenne and Sioux Indians on June 25, 1876.' ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Appears unused. View more info

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History of Detroit for Young People : (Signed)

By: Marsh, Harriet A, and Florence A. Marsh

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harriet & Florence Marsh: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17100

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


400 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcver, dark blue buckram cloth, gold lettering and decor, pale green endpapers with historic maps, [xxxiv] + 400 pages, 3 appendixes including 4 voyageur songs with tunes and lyrics in French and singable English, index, bibliography, endnotes, about 150 b/w photos and illustrations in text. ; Privately printed by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company for the authors. ; Two intrepid schoolteachers saw a need and filled it handsomely with this e... View more info

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Salerno : American Operations from the Beaches to the Volturno, 9 September - 6 October 1943

By: Marshall, George C.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1944

Seller ID: 20269

Condition: Very Good+


95 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Tan softcover, [viii] + 95 glossy pages, 23 b/w photos and illustrations, 18 maps including 4 two-color fold-out maps. ; Published by Historical Division, United States of America War Office. First issued 26 August 1944. Sketches by Col. W. P. Burn. ; History of Battle of Salerno, aka Operation Avalanche, carried out by Allied forces against Italy, 1943. ; Bound edge lightly worn and a bit sunned. No other defects. Crisp, appears unread. ... View more info

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Battle at Best, 1e : 1st Edition, Signed

By: Marshall, S. L. A. , with J. F. C. Fuller; Illustrated by H. Garver Miller

Price: $64.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20522

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket


257 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, [xii] + 257 pages, index, numerous b/w drawings and small maps. ; World War 2 memoirs by Brigadier General Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall, US Air Force. Foreword by Major General J. F. C. Fuller. Maps and illustrations by H. Garver Miller. ; Very few library marks. Appears unread. Front endpaper inscribed and SIGNED as followes: '7 April 69, For my old friend and WWI comrade Harry Nathan with enduring regard, As each... View more info

Russo-Japanese War, the ; Illustrated with Maps and Photos

By: Martin, Christopher

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Abelard-Schuman: 1967

Seller ID: 18747

ISBN: 0200714988

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


256 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, 256 pages, index, bibliography, appendix, 9 b/w maps, 30 b/w photos with captions. ; Concisely written and widely acclaimed account of little-known war between Czarist Russia and Imperial Japan, 1904-1905. ; Written for ages 12 and up, stated. ; Old price on front endpaper in ballpoint. No other marks or defects to book. Jacket is clipped (butprice still showing) and lightly sunned with several very small chips. View more info

Pomniki i Mogily Polakow na Cmentarzach Zagranicznych : Polish Monuments and Tombs in Cemeteries of Foreign Lands

By: Marylski, Eustachy

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe: 1980

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8585

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


56 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; POLISH TEXT throughout. Hardcover, black spine, faux marbled boards and endpapers, 56 pages, footnotes, a few tables, 7 full-page color plates. ; Facsimile reprint of 'Polish Monuments and Tombs in Cemeteries of Foreign Lands', originally published 1860. This edition 1980. Number 220 of 500. ; Book shows only minor edgewear. Plain white unlettered jacket, rubbed, edges wrinkled, original price penciled on rear. Quite scarce. View more info

Haven, Harbor, and Heritage : The Holland, Michigan, Story (Signed)

By: Massie, Larry B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Priscilla Press: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20264

ISBN: 1886167052

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


200 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, gray-blue buckram boards, 200 glossy pages, index, tons of color and b/w photos, many historical. Main text in 2 columns. Front endpaper inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Foreword by Albert H. McGeehan. Special photos by Vito Palmisano. ; Beautiful book celebration 150th anniversary of founding of Holland, Michigan, settled by large numbers of Dutch immigrants, locus of massive Tulip Festival, much more. ; No defects to ... View more info

Michigan's White Pine Era

By: Maybee, Rolland H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 18798

Condition: Near Fine


56 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover, color illustrated covers, [viii] + 56 pages, bibliography, lyrics to three lumberjack songs, 60 b/w illustrations including historical photos, company log marks, small maps, etc, with captions. ; Originally published as magazine article, 1958, and in book form 1960. This is 2nd edition, with new photos and expanded bibliography, 1988. Foreword by Martha M. Bigelow. ; History of Michgan's early timber industry: lumberjacks, log d... View more info

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Red Record, the : The Wallam Olum, the Oldest Native North American History

By: McCutchen, David

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Avery Publishing Group: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20848

ISBN: 0895295253

Condition: Near Fine


222 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall tan and red softcover, [xvi] + 222 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, translation notes, appendix, 164 pictographs shown and their meanings explained, 76 monochrome maps and small b/w illustrations. ; Fantastically poetic translation with copious notes and background info. ; Translated, annotated and illustrated by David McCutchen. Foreword by Linda Poolaw. ; Complete sub-subtitle: 'The Wallam Olum is the Epic Story of the Lenni Le... View more info