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Refugee's Trails

By: Kramek, John S.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Refugee Trails Fund: 1991

Seller ID: 21654

Condition: Very Good+


318 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Green softcover, 318 pages. ; Published by author. Copyright 1990, final page dated 1991. Edited by Eva A. Ziem. ; Harrowing memoirs of Polish refugee who, as a boy during World War 2, was deported to Tayga in the Soviet Union, then fled through Russia, landed in refugee camps in Pahlavi (Iran) , India, and Mexico, before finally coming to Detroit. ; Covers show a touch of shelfwear, two very small wrinkles. Author's old address covered by small sticker with new address. No other defects. Quite scarce. 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

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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: $85.00

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

Gogebic Range : Countdown to the Millenium 1899-1999

By: Lamberg, Gary A.

Price: $24.00

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 from each year from 1899 to 1999.; Covers show light wear and a few very tiny spots. No other defects. Scarce. 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: $22.00

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 first Lee to settle in Virginia (1640) to the early 20th century. ; No defects to book or jacket. View more info

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Freedom of the Press from Zenger to Jefferson

By: Levy, Leonard W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press: 1996

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 21601

ISBN: 0890898375

Condition: Near Fine


495 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Brown softcover, [lxxxvi] + 409 pages, 495 total pages, index, bibliography, copious footnotes. ; Originally published 1966. This is 2nd Edition, 1996. ; An unsurpassed collection from primary sources of classic American statements on freedom of the press from 1735 to 1834. ; Only a touch of exterior wear. Pages clean and crisp. Appears unused. View more info

Showmanship in Fine Food Service and Wholesome Entertainment : El Vanguard Enlisted Men's Club, Navy Exchange, Rota, Spain

By: Licht, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: El Vanguard: 1964

Seller ID: 21650

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


110 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, tan canvas cloth, gold lettering, about 110 unnumbered glossy pages, 70 b/w photos, 120 full-color photos, with lengthy captions. Photos include sailors in uniform, their wives and girlfriends, lovely lady flamenco dancers, amazing food, cakes, pastries, etc, Boy Scouts and more. ; Designed like a yearbook, this magnificent publication chronicles the party atmosphere and wholesome entertainment once offered at the famous US Navy enlisted men's club in Rota, Spain. English throughout, except for a few glowing magazine and newspaper articles, ... View more info

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The Ex : A Picture History of the Canadian National Exhibition

By: Lorimer, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: James Lewis & Samuel: 1973

Seller ID: 21497

ISBN: 0888620543

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


136 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, white illustrated boards, [viii] + 136 pages, over 100 historical b/w photos with detailed captions. ; Concise history of Canadian National Exhibition from 1879 to 1973 with a chapter on plans for the future. ; Almost no wear. Lacks jacket. View more info

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South Africa, its History, Heroes and Wars : The Library of South Africa, Four Books in One

By: Mackenzie, W. Douglas, with Alfred Stead

Price: $21.00

Publisher: George Spiel: 1900

Seller ID: 21367

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


663 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Thick hardcover, brown leather spine and tips, green cloth over boards, gilt lettering, 663 pages, all edges marbled, 106 b/w photos with captions. Includes large fold-out 3-color map of Africa. ; ; Written by W. Douglas Mackenzie, son of John Mackenzie, director of intelligence under General Lord Frederick Roberts, Commander in Chief of British Forces in South Africa. Drawings and photos by George Spiel. ; Topics include: Dutch occupation. Natal. Orange Free State. Zululand. Basutoland. Bechuanaland. Rhodesia. Transvaal. Industries. Politicians. Missionaries.... View more info

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Vietnam, Why Did We Go ? : The Shocking Story of the Catholic Church's Role in Starting the Vietnam War

By: Manhattan, Avro

Price: $56.00

Publisher: Chick Publications: 1987

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 21498

ISBN: 0937958190

Condition: Very Good+


192 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Black softcover, 192 pages, endnotes, 43 b/w photos and illustrations with detailed captions. ; Published 1984. This is 3rd printing, 1987. ; Author pulls no punches slamming Pope and Catholic Church for persecuting Buddhists in Vietnam and convincing US to go to war in attempt to wipe them out. Several photos of self-immolation of Buddhist monks. ; Book shows only minor edgewear. Oldprice penned on title page very small. No other defects. Extremely scarce. View more info

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Profiles of the Lewiston Area

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

Price: $13.00

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

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Faiths of Our Fathers : What America's Founders Really Believed

By: Mapp, Alf J. Jr.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Fall River Press: 2003

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 21084

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


184 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, maroon and ivory-toned boards, [viii] + 184 pages, bibliography for each chapter, index, appendix, small b/w portrait of each individual. ; This book explains in depth the wildly divergent religious beliefs of Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Madison, Hamilton, John Adams, John Marshall, Patrick Henry, George Mason, Haym Salomon, and Charles Carroll. ; Written by a leading historian on the colonial era. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows only a touch of shelfwear. 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

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

By: Marshall, George C.

Price: $22.00

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. ; American Forces in Action Series; Vol. 3 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: $56.00

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, Slam Marshall.' Jacket has tiny chips to extremities. Scarce with jacket and autograph. 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: $30.00

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 book or jacket. No marks apart from autograph. ; Items laid in: 1) pamphlet with brief bios of Holland's four Medal of Honor ... View more info

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

By: McCutchen, David

Price: $26.00

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 Lenape's [Delaware Indian's] Journey Across a Pristine North American Continent, a Journey Spanning Almost One Hundred Generati... View more info