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Harpers Ferry : A Place in History

By: Eastern National Park and Monument Association

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1959

Seller ID: 18718

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover booklet, 24 pages including covers, color photo on front cover, 22 b/w photos and illustrations including diagram map of town. ; Published on behalf of Eastern National Park and Monument Association. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Appears unread. View more info

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History of Thomaston, Rockland, and South Thomaston, Maine, Volume 1 : From Their First Exploration, with Family Genealogies

By: Eaton, Cyrus

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Historical Society: 1992

Seller ID: 20879

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


468 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue-black buckram cloth, gold lettering on spine, [xvi] + 468 pages, footnotes throughout. ; This is Vol-1 ONLY of a 2-vol set. This vol covers chronological history from 1605 to 1860, and does not contain family genealogies. ; Originally published in Hallowell, Maine by Masters, Smith & Co, 1865. This is a facsimile reprint, 1992.; Remainder mark on bottom. Otherwise only minor wear. (Scan shows spine and front cover) View more info

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Pocket Money Book, the : A Monetary Chronology of the United States, Economic Education Bulletin Volume 34, Number 7, July 1994

By: Economics

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Institute for Economic Research: 1994

Seller ID: 17637

Condition: Near Fine


70 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White softcover, 70 pages, index, 3 b/w charts. ; Issn 04242769. Economic Education Bulletin Volume 34, Number 7, July 1994. 'A brief chronology of some of the major events in our monetary history; including the abysmal failure of the nation's monetary officials to stem the very rapid debasement of the currency since 1971.' ; Only a touch of shelfwear. ; Laid in: Economic Education Bulletin for November, 1995, with Cost-of-Living Guide, 4 pages, folded. ; Economic Education Bulletin Series View more info

Russian Imperialism and Messianism : Their Sources, Forms and Consequences

By: Ehret, Joseph

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Lithuanian National Foundation: 1984

Seller ID: 18953

Condition: Very Good+


30 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; White softcover, 32 pages numbered to 30. English throughout. ; Author, a Lithuanian, describes history and background of Russian ideology of expansion and world domination. ; A touch of sunning to covers. Small crease to lower rear tip. No other defects. Scarce. ; Laid in: Catholic Lithuania 600 Years, by Philip Skabeikis, 24 pages, 12 b/w illustrations, 1987. View more info

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Xhosa, the : And Their Traditional Way of Life

By: Elliott, Aubrey

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Struik Publishing Group: 1995

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 21647

ISBN: 0869775405

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover booklet, 24 glossy pages, 70+ full-color photos. Some nudes (exposed breasts) ; Copyright 1987. This is 6th printing, 1995. Photos by author. ; Small sticker from distributor (South Africa Museum) on rear. No other defects. ; Colour Guides for Southern Africa Series View more info

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Ndebele, the : Art and Culture

By: Elliott, Aubrey

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Struik Publishing Group: 1995

Edition: Second Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 21648

ISBN: 086977798X

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover booklet, 24 glossy pages, 1 b/w diagram, 73 full-color photos. Amazing house paintings, artwork, beadwork, clothing, etc. Some nudes (exposed breasts) ; Copyright 1989. This is 2nd edition, 1993, 3rd printing, 1995. Cover photo by Waler Knirr. Other photos by author. ; Slight thumb creases to covers. No other defects. Scarce. ; Colour Guides for Southern Africa Series View more info

Military Bands and Their Uniforms

By: Fabb, John, and Jack Cassin-Scott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Blandford Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20294

ISBN: 0713708956

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


157 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, red boards, color illustrated endpapers, 157 pages, index, discography, over 100 b/w photos and drawings, dozens of vintage illustrations in color. ; Mainly focused on British military bands from 1700s to present but has brief info on other European military bands. Chapters include: Instruments. Drum and fife. Drum major. Drum horses. Buglers. Pipers. More. ; Book shows almost no wear. Boards slightly bowed. GIft note on front blank page. No other marks. Jacket clipped, one very small closed tear near crown, otherwise intact. Scarce. View more info

Michigan Official Directory and Legislative Manual 1931-1932 (Michigan Manual 1931)

By: Fitzgerald, Frank D.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: State of Michigan: 1931

Seller ID: 17028

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


781 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large heavy hardcover, red cloth, gold lettering, index, 68 glossy pages with portrait photos of every state official + 713 pages of text, brief bios of every official, tables of election results, taxes, members of previous legislatures, etc, 42 monochrome fold-out maps, much more. ; Front endpaper SIGNED and inscribed 'Compliments of William F. Turner, State Senator, 25th district' (whose bio appears on pg 654) in fountain pen. ; Book shows light edgewear and a touch of foxing. No other defects. Scarce. ; Michigan Manual Series View more info

Michigan Official Directory and Legislative Manual 1933-1934 : (Michigan Manual 1933)

By: Fitzgerald, Frank D.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: State of Michigan: 1933

Seller ID: 17029

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


814 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large heavy hardcover, red cloth, gold lettering, index, 68 glossy pages with portrait photos of every state official + 746 pages of text, brief bios of every official, tables of election results, taxes, members of previous legislatures, etc, 42 monochrome fold-out maps, much more. ; Book shows light edgewear. No marks. Both hinges have play but textblock is intact. ; Michigan Manual Series View more info

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Flee the Captor

By: Ford, Herbert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Southern Publishing Association: 1966

Seller ID: 21363

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


373 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, black boards, metallic red spine lettering, 373 pages, green endpapers with 2 maps, 75 b/w photos on 32 glossy plates with captions. ; Copyright 1966. This is 2nd printing, October, 1966. Forewords by Dr. W. A. Visser 't Hooft and Haskell Lazere. Book designed by Homer Norris. ; Blurb on jacket front: 'The story of the Dutch-Paris Underground and its compassionate leader, John Henry Weidner.' ; Book shows no sign of use. Jacket shows light rubbing and edgewear, spine a bit faded, flaps unclipped. View more info

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Black and White : Land, Labor, and Politics in the South

By: Fortune, Timothy Thomas, with John H. Bracey Jr.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Johnson Publishing Company: 1970

Seller ID: 21642

ISBN: 0714623458

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


201 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, [xvi] + 201 pages, a few footnotes, lengthy appendix, 4 tables. ; Written by former slave and noted economist. Originally published 1884. This edition, with new foreword by John H. Bracey Jr, 1970. ; Topics include: The negro and the nation. Exploitation. Education. Causes of illiteracy. Political independence of the negro. Labor and capital. Ownership of land. More. ; Heel shows small chip and bump. No other defects. No jacket, as issued. Scarce in any condition. ; Ebony Classics Series; Vol. 6 View more info

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This Far by Faith : Twenty Years at Cass Community (Signed)

By: Fowler, Faith

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cass Community Publishing House: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21558

ISBN: 193988070X

Condition: Near Fine


224 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Gray softcover, [xvi] + 224 pages, 2 small photos including front cover, small b/w map of Detroit. ; Memoirs of tireless United Methodist pastor, activist for positive change for over 20 years in notorious Cass Corridor, until recently one of the worst neighborhoods in Detroit. ; No defects of any kind. Title page SIGNED by author. View more info

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, small part of building yet stands, occupied by Botsford Hospital) ; Almost no wear. Upper corners of last few pages slightly wavy... 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 portrait photos of elected officials. Statistics on education, state forests, population, elections, more. ; Light wear to extre... View more info

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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 spread) 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 19th century. This is the first collection of his Irish lectures published in book form. Published in NY by D. & J. Sadlier & C... 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 Midwest, in the 1960s. ; No defects. Clean and tight. Scarce. 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 book. ; This was blank book published in 1896 for weddings. Now it is a memento of wedding of Clyde C. Metzler, dentist, and Et... View more info

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Johnstown Flood Story, the : The Story of Two Floods

By: Gore, George E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: George E. Gore: 1968

Seller ID: 15388

Condition: Very Good-


48 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover booklet, stiff green covers, 48 unnumbered pages, 75 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Photos by Don O'Connor, Russell H. Heffley, and author. ; Book describes two massive floods that killed an estimated 2200 people, one in 1889, one in 1936, with many images taken from author's motion picture on same topic, shot when he happened to be present at the beginning of the second flood. ; Covers lightly sunned around edges but intact. 6 pages have ballpoint underlining. Binding solid. Scarce. View more info