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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: $14.00

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

Image for Looking Back on Croswell :  Michigan History

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

Image for Upper Michigan's Finest Attractions :  For Family Vacation Fun, 1965

Upper Michigan's Finest Attractions : For Family Vacation Fun, 1965

By: Michigan

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Upper Michigan Tourist Association: 1965

Seller ID: 21364

Condition: Near Fine


8 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Not a book, an 8-panel vintage brochure, 4 x 9 inches, 10 x 23 cm, with 3-color map of Upper Peninsula of Michigan, 24 small full-color photos and illustrations, 24 major tourist attractions listed and described. ; No visible sign of use. Scarce. View more info

Image for Hunt-Morgan House, the :  Lexington, Kentucky, with Architectural Notes and Drawings

Hunt-Morgan House, the : Lexington, Kentucky, with Architectural Notes and Drawings

By: Milward, Burton; Illustrated by Clay Lancaster

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation: 1979

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 21623

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Pale gray softcover booklet, b/w portrait of General John Hunt Morgan, 2 line drawings. ; Originally published 1955. This is Revised Edition, 1979. Includes new foreword by author, brief history of Hunt-Morgan family and their service to the Confederacy, bibliographical appendix, appendix of architectural observations. ; No defects. View more info

Diario Oficial : Tercer Trisemestre de 1960

By: Ministry of National Education

Price: $120.00

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

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Civil War in Song and Story, the : 1860-1865

By: Moore, Frank

Price: $28.00

Publisher: P. F. Collier, Publisher: 1889

Seller ID: 21479

ISBN: 5877221183

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


560 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering, 560 pages, index, main text in 2 columns, dozens of songs (lyrics only, no tunes) 16 full-page b/w illustrations on unnumbered plates. ; Copyright 1882. This is an early reprint by P. F. Collier company, 1889. ; This amazing publication is a compendium of sketches, excerpts, anecdotes and rhymes by various authors, the vast majority of whom were ordinary soldiers fighting in the American Civil War, writing in the field. This material has been carefully collected from numerous contemporary newspapers and magazi... View more info

Image for Old Traverse City :  From Original Photographs

Old Traverse City : From Original Photographs

By: Moore, John Augustine

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Gull Galleries Publications: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21360

ISBN: 022222018X

Condition: Very Good


120 pages; 24mo (5.5") 13 cm; Oblong softcover, tan and white covers, [ii] + 120 + 2 pages, about 160 early b/w photos, 1850s-1910s, with captions. ; 1st edition, 1973. ; A wonderful collection of historical photos of old Traverse City, Michigan: logging, farming, homes, businesses, churches, horse-drawn vehicles, schools, ships, sports teams, street views, more. Poem by S. E. Wait. Photos provided by Ormond S. Danford and others. ; Very small chip to heel. Front page has very small bookstore label (Thompson News) in upper corner. Vintage bookmark from same laid in. Gift note inside front ... View more info

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Luo : Culture and Traditions

By: Morelli, G. ; Illustrated by E. Zagano

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Consolata Fathers: 1995

Edition: Second Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 21649

Condition: Very Good+


28 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Softcover, 28 glossy pages, very small map of Kenya, 11 b/w and 24 full-color photos. Parallel text throughout in English, Italian, German. ; Photos by E. Zagano and others. ; Art and culture of the Luo who make up about 13% of the population of Kenya. ; Covers show minor creases. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

Image for Astonishing Saber Duel of Abraham Lincoln, The

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

Image for 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

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 graded this item Fair. Cloth is quite worn, frayed in several places. Two names on front endpaper in fountain pen. Several page... View more info

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John Hunt Morgan

By: Noel, Lois Purcell

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Lois Purcell Noel: 1933

Seller ID: 21626

Condition: Near Fine


51 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover booklet, gray leatherette covers, red lettering, 51 pages, footnotes, 3 small flags in color on front, 3 b/w illustrations in text. ; Concise biography of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan (whose family home is now a museum) and his triumphs in the Civil War. ; A touch of sunning to covers. Small spot on rear cover, which is unprinted. No other defects. View more info

Image for Malone Story, the :  The Dream of Two Quaker Young People (Signed)

Malone Story, the : The Dream of Two Quaker Young People (Signed)

By: Osborne, Byron Lindley

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Malone College: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21330

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


359 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, [xxii] + 359 pages, 6 appendixes, 21 b/w photos on glossy plates. Front endpaper SIGNED by author Byron L. Osborne in fountain pen. ; Foreword by Harold B. Winn DD. History of Malone College, a Quaker college in Canton, Ohio, written by its president emeritus. ; Cloth shows small wrinkles, a manufacturing error. No marks apart from autograph. No other defects. Lacks jacket. View more info

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

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: $30.00

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 Literature, Comprising Incidents and Reminscences of his Childhood, his Chequered Life as a Student and Teacher, and his Remarkable ... View more info

Image for World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 4, August 1924 :  Liberty and Liquor, is Prohibition Good or Bad ?

World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 4, August 1924 : Liberty and Liquor, is Prohibition Good or Bad ?

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 20978

Condition: Very Good+


350 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 350 pages, tons of b/w photos, color frontispiece, many ads for automobiles, appliances, books, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: Liberty and Liquor by Richard W. Hale. What about Prohibition by John J. Fleming. Interview with Samuel Rea, President of Pennsylvania Railroad. In Darkest New Guinea with 21 b/w photos. Lavish Stage Settings with 4 color illus. Cure for Crime: Stop the Breeding of Mental Defectives [Eugenics] by French Strother. Herriot and the Crisis in France by Raymond Recouly. More.... View more info

Image for World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 5, September 1924 :  Business Our King, Money Our God

World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 5, September 1924 : Business Our King, Money Our God

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 20979

Condition: Very Good


350 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 350 pages, tons of b/w photos, color frontispiece, many ads for automobiles, appliances, banks, beverages, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: When Money is King and Business Our God by Edward W. Bok. Robert M. La Follette's own Platform by Edward G. Lowry. Real Story of Henry Ford's Hospital by Samuel Crowther. Charles W. Bryan of Nebraska, Candidate for Vice President. Great International Art with 4 color illus. Crime and Heredity [Eugenics] by French Strother. More. Plus book reviews, current even... View more info

Image for World's Work, The, Volume 69, Number 3, January 1925 :  Prohibition As it Is, Hoboken, Buffalo, Detroit

World's Work, The, Volume 69, Number 3, January 1925 : Prohibition As it Is, Hoboken, Buffalo, Detroit

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1925

Seller ID: 20984

Condition: Very Good


300 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 300 pages, tons of b/w photos, many ads for luxury cars, insurance, appliances, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: Prohibition As it Is, Hoboken, Buffalo, Detroit, by Rollin Lynde Hartt. Profiles of Thomas D. Campbell business-farmer, Dr. Reginald G. Harris biologist, Col. Alvin B. Barber traffic safety expert. How Human Traits are Inherited [Eugenics] by French Strother. Radicalism and the Labor Party in Britain by Arnold Bennett. Memorial of Robert M. La Follette. More. Plus book reviews, current ... View more info

Image for World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 1, May 1924 :  When the Negro Comes North

World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 1, May 1924 : When the Negro Comes North

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 20987

Condition: Very Good


350 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 350 pages, tons of b/w photos, color frontispiece, many ads for insurance, luxury cruises, automobiles, toothpaste, shoes, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: When the Negro Comes North part 1 by Rollin Lynde Hartt. Carl Magee and Albert Fall, Newspapermen of New Mexico by William G. Shepherd. Must Murder be the Price of Coal by Carl C. Dickey. The Immigration Peril by Gino Speranza. Evolution: What is It by Vernon Kellogg. William Crawford Gorgas: Fighting Yellow Fever at Panama by Marie Doughy Gorg... 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 and clean, no marks or defects. View more info