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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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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

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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

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: $10.00

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 excellent history book. It may say 'For Young People' on the cover but it is quite suitable for all ages. ; A touch of fading ... 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

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 drives, narrow-gauge railroads for hauling logs, sawmill construction, more. ; Rear cover has small sticker and small sticker ... 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 Lenape's [Delaware Indian's] Journey Across a Pristine North American Continent, a Journey Spanning Almost One Hundred Generati... View more info

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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 October 1864, and at other prisons. ; Complete title: 'Andersonville, A Story of Rebel Military Prisons: Fifteen Months a Guest ... View more info

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More about Black Americans

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

Price: $19.00

Publisher: R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company: 1982

Seller ID: 18778

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small softcover, metallic silver illustrated covers, 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, high-heeled, smiling African American woman models. ; Light wear. Name penned on front in red ballpoint. No other defects. Scarce. 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

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Looking Back on Croswell : Michigan History

By: Meneghin, Kathryn

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Kathryn Meneghin: 1995

Seller ID: 21115

Condition: Near Fine


138 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black plastic comb binding, [ii] + 138 pages, main text in 2 columns, 3 small maps, 91 historical b/w photos. ; Nostalgically-written local history focusing on old commerical buildings, stores, churches, etc of Croswell, Sanilac county, in Michigan's thumb. ; Only a touch of edgewear. No marks or major defects. Scarce. View more info

Diario Oficial : Tercer Trisemestre de 1960

By: Ministry of National Education

Price: $145.00

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, legal proclamations, resolutions, decrees, much more. ; Boards show rubbing and heavy edgewear, pages yellowed with age but... View more info