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Image for Newport :  A Concise History, Revised Edition

Newport : A Concise History, Revised Edition

By: Jefferys, C. P. B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Newport Historical Society: 2008

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 21065

Condition: Near Fine


112 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tan pictorial softcover, 112 glossy pages, index, 72 b/w photos, diagrams and illustrations with captions. ; Originally published 1976. This is Revised Edition, 2008.; A touch of wear to upper tip. No other defects. View more info

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Journeys with Jensen : History Trails through LaPorte Country, Indiana

By: Jensen, Dave :

Price: $22.00

Publisher: LaPorte Publishing Company: 1986

Seller ID: 20807

Condition: Very Good+


96 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Dark blue softcover, 96 pages, 52 b/w photos and small maps. ; Originally printed in parts in Herald-Argus, LaPorte, Indiana, but with different photos and illustrations. ; Local history of LaPorte county, including Blissville, Hudson Lake, Kingsbury, Kingsford Heights, North Liberty, Pinhook Bog, Toto, Walkerton, Wanata, Westville, etc, plus chapters on the Sauk Trail, local railroads, etc. ; Two small spots to fore-edge. Small pricesticker inked out on front. No other defects. View more info

Soldier's Life, a : The Civil War Experiences of Ben C. Johnson

By: Johnson, Ben C, with Alan S. Brown

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Western Michigan University Press: 1962

Seller ID: 17711

Condition: Very Good


122 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White and blue softcover, 122 pages, small b/w map, footnotes. ; Faculty Contributions, Series 6, Number 2, June 1962. ; Edited, with an introduction, by Alan S. Brown. Foreword by George G. Mallinson. Map by Allen R. Smith. Memoirs of Benjamin C. Johnson, Company F, 6th Michigan Infantry, 1861-65, which saw action mainly in Louisiana. ; Minor edgewear. Oldprice marked on front cover. Affixed inside front cover, as issued, is A Note to Readers warning about racist language in the text. Upper tips bumped, with light creases. Binding tight. View more info

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Negro Digest, September 1963 : White Supremacy, a Deadly Disease

By: Johnson, John H.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Johnson Publishing Company: 1963

Seller ID: 18352

Condition: Good+


98 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover digest magazine format, 98 pages, orange and black covers, 37 b/w photos and illustrations including cover. ; Volume 12, number 11, September 1963. Topics include: White Supremacy, a Deadly Disease, by Howard E. Seals. The Negro Medici, by Arthur Schomburg. The Meaning of Apartheid, by Horace Mann Bond. Plus other articles, fiction by Richard Kalish, poems, book reviews and more. ; Covers rubbed and spotted. Small chips to heel and crown. Interior pages, which are not glossy, are somewhat yellowed from age. No marks or scribbles. Binding tight. View more info

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West Loch Story, the : Hawaii's Second Greatest Disaster in Terms of Casualties (Signed)

By: Johnson, William L. C.

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Westloch Publications: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21205

ISBN: 0961696400

Condition: Very Good+


176 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Signed. Softcover, black and yellow covers, index, bibliography, 2 small maps, 13 b/w photos. Inside front cover inscribed at length and SIGNED by author, William L. C. "Chuck" Johnson. ; 1st edition, 1986. 'One of the best kept secrets during World War 2 was the tragedy that occurred at West Loch, Hawaii, 21 May 1944. An explosion cost the lives of 163 personnel, injured 396 more, and cost the navy six LSTs.' Written by coast guard veteran and survivor who was aboard LST 69. ; Very light wear only. No marks apart from autograph. Quite scarce. ; Laid ... View more info

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They Live in Your Midst : Nazi War Criminals in the US and Canada

By: Jonaitis, Leonas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gintaras: 1972

Seller ID: 18961

Condition: Very Good+


48 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Small softcover booklet, blue illustrated covers, 52 pages numbered to 48, index. ; Written by Leonas Jonaitis. English version by G. Kirvaitis. Edited by V. Grodzenskis. ; Gives names, addresses, witness statements and lists of crimes of 13 known Nazi war criminals who committed atrocities in Lithuania and are now (1972) living in the United States and Canada. ; Very light shelfwear only. Faint crease to rear cover. Owner name and date (January 3, 1973) penned inside front cover. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

Image for Eastern Pennsylvanians, a Book of Biographies :  The Lives of Those Leaders of Today Who by Reason of Their Achievements Have Merited a Place in the Record of This Rich Section

Eastern Pennsylvanians, a Book of Biographies : The Lives of Those Leaders of Today Who by Reason of Their Achievements Have Merited a Place in the Record of This Rich Section

By: Jones, James O.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Eastern Pennsylvania Biographical Association: 1928

Seller ID: 17775

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


377 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Tall heavy hardcover, dark brown embossed buckram boards, bound with heavy cord as issued, metallic copper-toned lettering, dark brown endpapers, 377 glossy pages, index, over 300 biographies of noted living men (and two women) of eastern Pennsylvania, over 300 b/w portrait photos. ; Published 1928. Compiled and edited by James O. Jones, with assistance from Charles H. Heustis, Edward J. Stackpole, L. B. Tyler, Eugene T. Giering, Col. Clarence J. Smith, A. E. McCullough. ; A touch of shelfwear only. One very small nick to bottom edge of one leaf, not affectin... View more info

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Nez Perce Indians, the : And the Opening of the Northwest

By: Josephy, Alvin M. Jr.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20276

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


705 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Thick hardcover, green cloth, [xxiv] + 705 pages + 16 unnumbered plates, 24 b/w photos and illustrations, 11 small maps, color glossy frontispiece portrait of Nez Perce Indian painted in 1847. ; Amazingly comprehensive history of American western expansion, including Lewis and Clark, fur trade, missionary period, Indian Wars 1850s-1870s, Idaho gold rush, much more, with special emphasis on Nez Perce (Niimiipuu) Indians of Idaho and parts of Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington state. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows a few tiny edge chips. Scarce in this c... View more info

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Agents of Peace

By: Kahn, Albert E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Hour Publishers: 1952

Seller ID: 17747

Condition: Very Good


16 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small softcover booklet, 4.1 x 5.9 inches, 104 x 148 mm, glossy covers, 16 pages, portrait photo of W. E. B. DuBois on cover. ; Text lays out the bogus criminal charges filed against African American peace activist W. E. B. DuBois, and other heinous violent acts by the establishment, and appeals for funds for the defense. ; Small scar to front cover. Light thumb creases as usual. No marks. Quite scarce. ; Pamphlets for Peace Series; Vol. 1 View more info

Image for My Recollections of Early Grand Lake :  Michigan History

My Recollections of Early Grand Lake : Michigan History

By: Kauffman, George H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: George H. Kauffman: 1996

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 17643

Condition: Near Fine


48 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover booklet, ivory-white textured covers, 48 unnumbered pages, 15 b/w photos and illustrations, small map. ; Copyright 1973, 1988. This is 3rd edition, 1995. Written by native-born resident who served as township supervisor 14 years, operated Fireside Inn over a decade, developed subdivision known as Whiskey Point. ; Crisp and clean, no marks, no defects. View more info

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Inkster Centennial : Inkster, Michigan, Souvenir Program, July 11, 1963

By: Kish, Lillian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Inkster Historical Commmission: 1963

Seller ID: 20870

Condition: Fine


4 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Ivory-white softcover, one b/w photo, several lists. ; Published for centennial celebration of incorporation of Inkster, a western suburb of Detroit, Michigan, 1863-1963. ; No marks, no defects. View more info

Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto : A Project of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, Washington, D. C.

By: Klein, Dennis B.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown & Company: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 19966

ISBN: 0821224573

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


255 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, green cloth, tan endpapers, 255 pages, chronology, bibliography, index, chapter endnotes, 233 b/w and 127 color photos and illustrations, with captions. ; History of Holocaust-era Jewish ghetto in Kovno (Kaunas) Lithuania. ; Copyright 1997. This is 2nd printing, 1998. Forewords by Miles Lerman, Ruth B. Mandel, Walter Reich. Introduction by Elizabeth Kssin Berman. Long list of researchers and contributors. ; This book was published to accompany major exhibit at US Holocaust Memorial Museum with paintings, diaries, photos, sketches, artifacts,... View more info

Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto : With Ephemera

By: Klein, Dennis B.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown & Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15369

ISBN: 0821224573

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


255 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall heavy hardcover, green cloth, gold lettering, 255 pages, yellow endpapers, main text in 2 columns, index, bibliography, chronology, chapter endnotes, 233 b/w and 127 full-color photos and illustrations. ; Published under auspices United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC. ; The Kovno (Kaunas) Ghetto in Lithuania held 40 000 Jews under Nazi occupation. This book documents their lives, diaries, artworks, etc. ; Oldprice inked on front endpaper. No other defects to book. A touch of edgewear to jacket. ; Laid in: 19 clippings on Lithuanian his... View more info

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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

Image for Black Cat Raiders of World War 2 :  WWII

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 edgewear near heel. View more info

Image for Jacobson's, I Miss it so ! :  The Story of a Michigan Fashion Institution (Signed)

Jacobson's, I Miss it so ! : The Story of a Michigan Fashion Institution (Signed)

By: Kopytek, Bruce Allen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: History Press: 2012

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21066

ISBN: 1609493249

Condition: Near Fine


208 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, 208 pages, 4 appendixes, over 100 b/w photos with captions. Halftitle page inscribed and dated 2012 and SIGNED by author in florid hand. ; Copyright 2011. This is 3rd printing, 2012. ; History of retail giant Jacobson's, a long-lived and elegant department store chain with flagship locations in Grosse Pointe, Michigan; Birmingham, Michigan; and Sarasota, Florida; and stores in many other locations. View more info

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

By: Kresnak, Jack

Price: $13.00

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

Image for State, its Historic Role, the :  Condensed Edition

State, its Historic Role, the : Condensed Edition

By: Kropotkin, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ammon A. Hennacy: 1946

Seller ID: 19657

Condition: Very Good


12 pages; 24mo (5.5") 13 cm; Small softcover, 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

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African Mission : (Signed)

By: Kurthy, Tama, and Tollas Tibor; Illustrated by Kalman Kovacs

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Nemzetor Editions: 1963

Seller ID: 18000

Condition: Very Good


96 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; White softcover, rear cover pink, side-stapled binding, small map, about 40 b/w photos in text, with captions. Map on front showing route. Half title inscribed in Hungarian and SIGNED by Tollas Tibor. ; Text translated by Csejthei Ferenc. Poems translated by Jascha Kessler. Art by Kalman Kovacs. Foreword by Clemens Podewils. ; 'This book is an account of an African tour by two Hungarian refugees from the Hungarian revolution of 1956, Tollas Tibor, a poet, and Tamas Kurthy, a student who was blinded by his communist torturers; they hoped to win support for enslaved... 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