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The South Sea Guitarist A National Magazine; Christmas Number December, 1936

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Bronson Music and Sales Corporation: 1936

Seller ID: 20917


Scarce magazine published by the Bronson Music Company of Detroit, Very clean and tightly bound with just light soil to cover. Handsomely printed with green ink and green tinted photographs showing children and adults across the U.S. who were making great progress on the guitar. Some are individuals, others groups, others entire classes. Interspered with advertising for Bronson Music products. The company specialized in both Hawaiian and Spanish guitars. 20 pages measu... View more info

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Ann Arbor's First Lady: Events in the Life of Ann I. Allen

By: Bidlack, Ressell E,

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Bentley Historical Library, the University of Michigan: 1998

Seller ID: 23852


Crisp, beautiful book which appears unread or handled much. It measures 6" x 9" and has 118 pages printed on snow white coated paper. The text includes historic photographs from her chilhood home to her grave stone. The story of her life begins in 1797 as an orphan and ends1875 when she died. It also shows a photo of her grave. View more info

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Berrien Bicentennial (Michigan)

By: Carney, James T. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berrien County, Michigan, Berrien County Bicentennial Commission: 1976

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 21082


Book itself is beautiful -- like new with no names or writing and pristine, unbumped blue boards. Jacket is also very nice with no tears or chips. Only fault is minor staining at back -- a few small spots. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Measures 9"x11-1/4". Illustrated throughout with drawings, maps and historical photographs. 300 pages. Printed on quality coated paper. View more info

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City By A River

By: Collier, Margaret

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Glengary Press: 1970

Edition: Limited First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 15005


Clean, tightly bound book in which the poet SIGNED her name without inscription on the half title page. The book is bound in blue cloth and appears that no dustjacket worn the book. It measures 6-1.2" x 9-1/4" and has 97 pages. The limitation page at the back shows that this is numbered 331 from a 500 print run.The poems are divided into these sections:Street Lihts and Channel Markers; Outside of Town;Portrais; Unforgotten Things; Library Card; Calendar; and C... View more info

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Historic Michigan

By: Cook, Louis

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Beaverton, Oregon, Beautiful America Publishing: 1980

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23648


Other than a light bit of toning to white sections of cover this is a beauty. No names or writing, no spine crease and pristine pages with many full color photographs from all over the state. The booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 72 pages. The text and its illustrations provide history plus information on the most beautiful buildings, homes, and natural beauty. No wonder the state's slogan is "Pure Michigan." View more info

Sacred Spaces; Our Lady of Lourdes Parish River Rouge, Michigan Centennial 1893-1993

By: Crawford, June Crosson

Price: $28.00

Publisher: River Rouge, Michigan, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish: 1993

Seller ID: 20340


Handsome navy blue pebbled boards with gilt printing. Book is very clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. Only fault is slight waviness to outer side pages visible when book is closed. No sign of water damage. Printed on coated paper and amply illustrated with predominately black and white photos, but also a few in color. Text is plentiful and offers a complete history of the parish over a span of a hundred years. 137 pages A lovely centennial keepsake. View more info

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American Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts: Works by Artists Born Before 1816 (Volume 1)

By: Detroit Institute of Arts;Black, Mary;Shaw, Nancy Rivard;Founders Society

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Manchester, Vermont, U.S.A., Hudson Hills Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22047AT


Crisp, clean, as new book. Pristine inside and out with no names or writing and no tears or chips to jacket which has not been price-clipped and looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Book is oversized at 9-1/1"x12-1/4" and has 340 pages. Includes 79 gorgeous large color plates and 109 black and white illustrations. Covers nearly 200 works by almost 100 artists. Much text. View more info

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Frontier Metropolis: Picturing Early Detroit, 1701-1838 (SIGNED)

By: Dunnigan, Brian Leigh

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Brighton, Michigan, U.S.A., Great Lakes Books: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 25970


A beautiful, oversized volume which measures 13-1/4"x18-1/4". Boards, pages and page edges are pristine. and is is SIGNED with inscription (see photo).. Book seeks to illustrate and descrribe all known images of Detroit in the pre-photographic era from the city's fouding in 1701 to 1838. Also includes maps and plans. 287 pages including index. VERY heavy book-- orders outside the U.S. must be sent priority mail due to post office regulation. View more info

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Celebrating 300 Years of Detroit Cooking 1701 to 2001

By: Humes, Marguerite J. (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Histroical Society Guild: 2001

Edition: Tricentennial Edition

Seller ID: 23444


Crisp, clean book -- clearly new and never read. Prtistine inside and out. Book was published to celebrate Detroit's Tricentenary with a celebration of 300 years of cooking in the Motor City. Contents are divided into three sections -- Campfires To Cranes 1701-1800; Hearthstones To Fancy Kitchens 1801-1900';Cast Iron Stoves to Microwave Ovens 1901-2000. Book measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/2", has 232 pages including index, and is illustrated throguhout with historic blac... View more info

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Give God the Glory; Memoirs of a Civil War Soldier

By: Jones, Melvin (editor)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Eagle River, Michigan, Melvin Jones: 1997

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Editor

Seller ID: 21069KAL


Handsome reissue of a book originally published by Jones in 1979. Very crisp and clean with only a couple tiny scratches to face,one small bump to outer side edge of back cover and a very flat crease to upper back corner. Pages pristine and no cover lift. SIGNED thus, "To ----, "Give God the Glory" Melvin Jones." Illustrated throughout with art and photographs, the most interesting of which are the letters and documents in full color at center of book. Co... View more info

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One of Custer's Wolverines: The Civil War Letters of Brevet Brigadier General James H. Kidd, 6th Michigan Cavalry (SIGNED)

By: Kidd, James Harvey; Wittenberg, Eric J.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State Univ Press: 2000

Inscription: SIGNED by Editor

Seller ID: 27462


Crisp, as new book -- appears unread. No names or writing, no bumps to boards, and no tears or chips. Pristine inside and out. Will arrive in brand new mylar cover. SIGNED by editor without inscription on half title page.The subject tells his own story through letters from his enlistement as a 21 year old college student to becoming Brevet Brigadier General.. Letters are interesting, as he had worked in newspaper journalism. 241 pages. View more info

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At Custer's Side: The Civil War Writings of James Harvey Kidd (SIGNED)

By: Kidd, James Harvey; Wittenberg, Eric J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State Univ Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27464


Crisp and clean as new. No bumps to boards, no names or writing, and no chips or tears. Jacket protecred by brand new mylar cover. SIGNED with no personal inscription by the editor on half title page. James Harvery Kidd was a member of the 6th Michigan Cavalry known as the Wolverines. In 1864 he succeeded Custer as commander. Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/2" and has 140 pages. View more info

Midwest Flier Magazine November, 1946 (Volume 1, No. 3)

By: Kuenzli. Alfred E.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Ohio Fliers Association: 1946

Seller ID: 19099


Very nice clean magazine, tightly bound. Also included is a four page color insert (unbound) advertsing Martin Star. Front and back of this is color art and the two-page spread inside offers early company history. Magazine itself is illustrated with black and white photos. Article topics include the Cleveland National Aircraft Show; Michigan Aeronautics and legal problems; Ohio's flyng school teachers; flying the Thompson; the Hoosier Airpark; the Cincinnati Airport; fly... View more info

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The Art of Tradition: Sacred Music, Dance and Myth of Michigan's Anishnaabe 1946-1955

By: Kurtaht, Getrude;Ettawageshik, Jane; Ettawageshik, Fred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: East Lansing, Michigan, Michigan State University Press: 2009

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23615


Book is crisp and clean with no tears or chips, no bumps to boards, and no names or writing. Dustjacket is likewise pristine with no tears or chips. It looks very handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 7-1/4" x 10-1/4" and has 469 pages including notes and index. The lengthy text covers the Penninsula People and their festivals; Contemporary Dance Patterns and Native Songs by Modern Singers; The Christian Legacy which influences Odawa feasts, Ojibwe Methodist ... View more info

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Detroit Cultural Center (Design Prototypes)

By: No Author

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Urban Design Division of Detroit City Plan Commission:

Seller ID: 27706


A spectacular design book which is not often seen. The condition shows some exterior glitches -- edge wear in spots, a chip to outer paper at outer edge of back cover and two corner creases, also at back. One is superficial, the other I have sustained with non-browning archival tape on the reverse side. This is a large book measuring 12" square with a sturdy wire binding. There is no date, but there was an easy clue in plain sight. The mayor listed inside was Jerome ... View more info