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Image for Nineteen Hundred, the Magic Year :  Life in a Small Michigan Town (Signed)

Nineteen Hundred, the Magic Year : Life in a Small Michigan Town (Signed)

By: McDonald, Nola L.; Illustrated by Shannon McDonald

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Quick Works: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20820

ISBN: 1928547036

Condition: Near Fine


64 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, [vi] + 58 pages, bibliography, 9 b/w illustrations including 8 reproduced from old ads. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Life in Mount Clemens, Michigan, as it was in the year 1900. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No defects apart from autograph. View more info

Andersonville, a Story of Rebel Military Prisons, Complete in 2 Volumes : Fifteen Months a Guest of the So-Called Southern Confederacy, a Private Soldier's Experience in Richmond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear and Florence

By: McElroy, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: National Tribune: 1899

Seller ID: 14508

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


654 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Set of two softcover volumes, brown snakeskin-textured leatherette covers, several lists and tables, a few songs with tunes and lyrics, 654 pages thru-paginated, over 100 b/w illustrations in text, reproduced from engravings, with captions. ; Originally published in 4 vols in 1879. This 1899 edition is complete in 2 vols. ; Authored by John McElroy, a Private in 16th Illinois Cavalry, who was confined at Andersonville from February to Oct... View more info

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More about Black Americans

By: McLaughlin, James H. and William J. Rice

Price: $21.00

Publisher: R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company: 1982

Seller ID: 18778

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small softcover booklet, metallic silver illustrated covers, fold-and-staple binding, 32 pages, list of Black mayors in the US, 3 color photos, 9 b/w portrait sketches of famous inspirational Black Americans; Along with their bios, including: Sojourner Truth, Madame C. J. Walker, James Weldon Johnson, Carter G. Woodson, more. ; Wow. A blatant attempt to pander to Black women and encurage them to smoke. Two color photos show well-dressed, ... View more info

Massacre of Old Fort Mackinac, the : Michilimackinac, a Tragedy of the American Frontier

By: McMcoy, Raymond

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Raymond McMcoy: 1956

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 18039

Condition: Very Good+


169 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Softcover booklet, yellow leatherette covers illustrated in red and tan, 169 pages, bibliography, 48 b/w illustrations, diagrams and small maps. ; 8th edition, 1956, stated. Complete subtitle is a mile long but concludes With Many Illustrations and Maps. ; Light rubbing to covers. No other defects. View more info

Diario Oficial : Tercer Trisemestre de 1960

By: Ministry of National Education

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Republica de Colombia: 1960

Seller ID: 20478

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


456 pages; Folio (15") 38 cm; SPANISH text throughout. Very tall hardcover, 11.5 x 15 inches, 30 x 38 cm, [xx] + 456 pages, dark red-brown buckram over spine, blue-green boards, main text in 3 columns, sections on directives and nomenclature in 2 columns, comprehensive index in front. ; Official periodicalof Government of Colombia. This item includes Volume 97, Number 30268, 10 July 1960, through Volume 97, Number 30344, 30 September 1960. Topics include: Court cases... View more info

Gettysburg, What They Did Here : Profusely Illustrated Historical Guide Book

By: Minnigh, L. W., and N. A. Meligakes

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bookmart: 1954

Seller ID: 20334

Condition: Very Good


200 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Siftciver with color illustrated covers, 200 glossy pages, several appendixes, lists and tables, fold-out map of battlefield in black and red, 8 small b/w maps, over 60 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Originally published 1924. This is New Edition, 1954, with supplemental section, Stories of the National Cemetery and the Last Reunion, by N. A. Meligakes. ; Almost no visible wear. Small crease to lower front tip. View more info

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Astonishing Saber Duel of Abraham Lincoln, The

By: Myers, James E.; Illustrated by Betty Madden, Mary Flatt

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lincoln Herndon Building Publishers: 1968

Seller ID: 18683

ISBN: 9998931843

Condition: Near Fine


40 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Red softcover booklet, 40 glossy pages, bibliography, appendix, 7 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Illustrations by Betty Madden after sketches by Mary Flatt. ; Tells the true but little known tale of sword duel between Abraham Lincoln and James Shields, 1842.; Only a touch of sunning to spine. No other defects. View more info

New Progress of a Race, the : (Revised and Enlarged Edition, 1920) Or, the Remarkable Advancement of the American Negro from the Bondage of Slavery, Ignorance, and Poverty to the Freedom of Citizenship, Intelligence, Affluence, Honor and Trust

By: Nichols, J. L, and William H. Crogman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J. L. Nichols & Company: 1920

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17735

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


480 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, 480 pages, index, over 180 b/w photos and illustrations in text, with captions. ; Subtitle: 'Or, the Remarkable Advancement of the American Negro from the Bondage of Slavery, Ignorance, and Poverty to the Freedom of Citizenship, Intelligence, Affluence, Honor and Trust.' ; Introduction by Robert R. Moton. Additional chapters by Mrs. Booker T. Washington, Charles M. Melden, M. W. Dogan, Albon L. Holsey. ; We have gr... View more info

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Sword and Pen, 1e : (1st Edition, 1880) Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier, the Soldier Author, in War and Literature . . .

By: Owens, John Algernon, with Willard Glazier

Price: $34.00

Publisher: P. W. Ziegler & Company: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12588

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


436 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, 436 pages, gilt decor and lettering on front and spine, pale yellow endpapers, 28 b/w illustrations including portrait frontispiece engraving of Willard Glazier. ; 1st edition, copyright 1880, title page 1880. ; Hero of cavalry unit in American Civil War, POW, many other military and civilian adventures. Complete subtitle: 'Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier, the Soldier-Author, in War and Literat... View more info

Scramble for Africa, the : The White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912

By: Pakenham, Thomas

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17289

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


738 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Thick hardcover, beige cloth over spine, blue boards, b/w pictorial endpapers, [xxvi] + 738 pages, index, endnotes, chronology, bibliography, 19 b/w cartoons and engravings in text, 21 small maps, 30 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates. ; Highly detailed history of the period in which Europeans (mainly British, French, German, Italian and Portuguese) sliced up and colonized Africa with a vengeance. ; Book and jacket are crisp an... View more info

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Mammoth Cave of Kentucky, the : Kentucky's Greatest Natural Wonder

By: Panton, J. Hoyes; Illustrated by C. G. Darnall

Price: $36.00

Publisher: C. G. Darnall: 1890

Seller ID: 20486

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


52 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small oblong hardcover, gray-green cloth, 36 pages of text, 16 beautiful sepia-toned full-page photos on unnumbered plates, 52 pages total. Bound through three holes with yellow cord as issued. Black decor and gilt lettering on front. Floral endpapers. Glossy throughout. ; Photos by C. G. Darnall. ; Features images of: Mouth of the cave. Bacon chamber. Bridal altar. Old arm chair. Giant's coffin. Star chamber. Boat on Echo River. Much mor... View more info

He's My Brother : Former Racial Foes Offer Strategy for Reconciliation

By: Perkins, John, and Thomas A. Tarrants III

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chosen Books: 1994

Seller ID: 20549

Condition: Near Fine


233 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White softcover, 233 pages. ; Co-authored by David Wimbish. True story of racism and reconciliation from Mississippi. Blurb: 'A Black Activist and a Former Klansman Tell their Stories.' ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defetcs. ; 1994-06-03 Series View more info

Royal Oak, Michigan : The Early Years

By: Perkins, Owen A.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Golden Jubilee '71: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19030

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


243 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Red cloth, gold lettering and decor, endpaper maps, [xvi] + 243 glossy pages, heavily illustrated with b/w photos and a few drawings, with captions. Errata page. ; Copyright 1971. This is 2nd edition, revised, with corrections and new foreword by editor, 1974. Exhaustive. Chapters contributed by Etoile C. Leahy, John G. Wilson, Anna Nielsen Hilzinger, Blanch Ladendorf Howard and others. ; Almost no visible wear. No marks. Small bookstore la... View more info

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Middlesex : Two Centuries

By: Phelps, Edward

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Middlesex County: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20857

Condition: Near Fine


74 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall pale blue softcover, [x] + 74 pages, 2 color photos on covers, 100 b/w photos and illustrations in text, including several small maps. ; Isbn 0969421001. 1st edition, 2500 copies, November 1989, stated. Additional contributions by John Leverton, Pat Morden, Mike Pizzuti, Joe Sheik. ; Owner name penned on front cover in a very small hand. No other defects. View more info

Prison Breakers, the : A Book of Escapes from Captivity

By: Phillip, Alban M.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Gryphon Books: 1971

Seller ID: 20316

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


282 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, [xii] + 282 pages, 8 b/w illustrations; Originally published by London: Philip Allan & Co, 1927. This is a high-quality exact facimile reprint, 1971. ; True stories of eight prison breaks from top security European strongholds of the 18th and 19th centuries: John Nevison, Jack Sheppard, David Haggart, Louis Cartouche, Louis Napoleon, George Kelly, Frederick Trenck twice (from Glatz and from Magdeburg) ; No wear, no d... View more info

Negro History Bulletin, the : Volume 37, Number 4, June-July 1974, Coping with Educational Problems

By: Picott, J. Rupert

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Association for the Study of Negro Life & History: 1974

Seller ID: 17734

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 24 glossy pages numbered 251-274, 14 b/w photos. ; Topics include: The First Black High School in Nashville, by David Nelson Crosthwait Jr, whose father was principal. The Afro-American Historical Society, by James G. Spady. A Black School in South Africa, by W. Manning Marable. More. ; Light edgewear. Old mailing label on rear cover, as issued. ; Laid in: 1) The President's Quarterly Report, Tuskegee Institute, December 198... View more info

Old Deerfield : Containing an Appreciation of Early New England as Evidenced by the Now Standing Seventeenth Century Houses of Deerfield, Massachusetts

By: Pinkham Press

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Pinkham Press: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20356

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


50 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, tan parchment over boards, gilt title on front, 50 unnumbered pages, 10 exquisite b/w engravings with text and captions. Handmade paper with watermarks and deckle edges, unopened along top edges, as issued. ; 1st edition, also limited edition, published for private circulation. Beautiful letterpress book. ; We have graded this item Fair. Spine (unlettered) is chipped at both ends and tanned, and rear cover has small spots. Inter... View more info

Image for Historical and Business Compendium of Ottawa County, Michigan, Volumes 1 and 2 :  A Complete Historical, Statistical, Biographical and Geographical Compendium . . . for 1892-1893

Historical and Business Compendium of Ottawa County, Michigan, Volumes 1 and 2 : A Complete Historical, Statistical, Biographical and Geographical Compendium . . . for 1892-1893

By: Potts, Hiram

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Potts & Conger, Publishers: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18466

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


484 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Complete, contains vols 1 and 2 in one vol. Hardcover, dark red leather over spine and tips, dark red cloth over boards, gilt spine title, 204 + 280 pages. ; Ottawa county, on the west coast of Michigan, was largely settled by immigrants from the Netherlands and to a lesser extent Germany and England. This publication contains Vol-1, Historical, and Vol-2, Business Directory, bound together as issued. Vol-1 describes early settlers, townshi... View more info

Black Americans in Congress, 1870-1977

By: Quarles, Benjamin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19640

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Oblong softcover, tan covers, [viii] + 24 pages, small b/w portraits and concise biographies of 45 African American men and women who have held seats in the US senate or house of representatives. ; 1st edition, 1977.; No signs of use. View more info

Image for Royal Oak Images :  Yesterday's Charm, Today's Treasures

Royal Oak Images : Yesterday's Charm, Today's Treasures

By: Randau, Barbara K. ; Illustrated by Owen A. Perkins

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Royal Oak Historical Commission: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19150

Condition: Near Fine


272 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall purple softcover, 272 glossy pages, index, bibliography, main text in 2 columns, over 300 b/w photos with detailed text. Includes houses, businesses, churches, barns, etc, many with family histories. ; Isbn 0979185904. Photos by Owen A. Perkins and others. Written by Barbara K. Randau, Owen A. Perkins, Karen A. Crawford, Ruth G. Cleaveland, Lois A. Lance, William J. Sullivan, being the Roundtable of Royal Oak Historical Organizations.... View more info