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University of Michigan - the President's Report to the Board of Regents for the Year Ending September 30, 1890, Angell, James Burrill
1 Angell, James Burrill University of Michigan - the President's Report to the Board of Regents for the Year Ending September 30, 1890
Ann Arbor, MI 1890 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Minor chips in cover. Booklet now in archival sleeve to protect condition.We provide delivery tracking on US orders. This is an original not a reprint. ; 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Main Street on the Middle Border  (Author Signed), Atherton, Lewis
2 Atherton, Lewis Main Street on the Middle Border (Author Signed)
Bloomington IN Bedford/ St. Martin's 1954 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. 423 pages including index. Excellent condition. Book plate in front. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 423 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Goose Woman  Short Stories., Beach, Rex
3 Beach, Rex The Goose Woman Short Stories.
Harper and Bros 1925 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Blue cloth cover with Blue print and orange underlines in circle on cover. Clean pages and text. Tight binding. Dust has chips and discoloration in spots. Dust now in mylar protective cover. Contains 5 short stories including 'The Goose Woman', 'Cave Stuff', Cool Waters', 'The Michigan Kid' and 'Powder'. Both 'The Goose Woman' and 'The Michigan Kid' became successful films. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book as first edition with dust. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pages 
Price: 79.97 USD
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The Winds of Chance, Beach, Rex
4 Beach, Rex The Winds of Chance
Harper & Brothers 1918 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover. Dust is worn, now in Brodart cover. Front end paper cut out. Book is otherwise in very good condition. Rex Ellingwood Beach (September 1, 1877 - December 7, 1949) was an American novelist, playwright, and Olympic water polo player. Rex Beach was born in Atwood, Michigan, but moved to Tampa, Florida, with his family where his father was growing fruit trees. Beach was educated at Rollins College, Florida (1891-6), the Chicago College of Law (1896-7), and Kent College of Law, Chicago (1899-1900).[1] In 1900 he was drawn to Alaska at the time of the Klondike Gold Rush.[2] After five years of unsuccessful prospecting, he turned to writing. Scarce with dust. ; Illustrated; 7.60 X 5.10 X 1.25 inches; 521 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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5 Belknap, Charles Eugene History of the Michigan oganizations at Chickamauga, Chattanooga and Missionary Ridge, 1863
R. Smith Printing Co 1897 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Green cover with gold lettering. Front hinge broken. Contents clean and bright. Title page may be missing, but is a dedication page and engraving of Gov. John T. Rich ; 374 pages 
Price: 46.97 USD
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The Ghost Mountain Boys  Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific, Campbell, James
6 Campbell, James The Ghost Mountain Boys Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific
Crown 2007 0307335968 / 9780307335968 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate and inlaid letter to former owner from author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Lying due north of Australia, New Guinea is among the world’s largest islands. In 1942, when World War II exploded onto its shores, it was an inhospitable, cursorily mapped, disease-ridden land of dense jungle, towering mountain peaks, deep valleys, and fetid swamps. Coveted by the Japanese for its strategic position, New Guinea became the site of one of the South Pacific’s most savage campaigns. Despite their lack of jungle training, the 32nd Division’s Ghost Mountain Boys were assigned the most grueling mission of the entire Pacific campaign: to march 130 miles over the rugged Owen Stanley Mountains and to protect the right flank of the Australian army as they fought to push the Japanese back to the village of Buna on New Guinea’s north coast. Comprised of National Guardsmen from Michigan and Wisconsin, reserve officers, and draftees from across the country, the 32nd Division lacked more than training—they were without even the basics necessary for survival. The men were not issued the specialized clothing that later became standard issue for soldiers fighting in the South Pacific; they fought in hastily dyed combat fatigues that bled in the intense humidity and left them with festering sores. They waded through brush and vines without the aid of machetes. They did not have insect repellent. Without waterproof containers, their matches were useless and the quinine and vitamin pills they carried, as well as salt and chlorination tablets, crumbled in their pockets. Exhausted and pushed to the brink of human endurance, the Ghost Mountain Boys fell victim to malnutrition and disease. Forty-two days after they set out, they arrived two miles south of Buna, nearly shattered by the experience. Arrival in Buna provided no respite. The 32nd Division was ordered to launch an immediate assault on the Japanese position. After two months of furious—sometimes hand-to-hand—combat, the decimated division finally achieved victory. The ferocity of the struggle for Buna was summed up in Time magazine on December 28, 1942, three weeks before the Japanese army was defeated: “Nowhere in the world today are American soldiers engaged in fighting so desperate, so merciless, so bitter, or so bloody.”Reminiscent of classics like Band of Brothers and The Things They Carried, this harrowing portrait of a largely overlooked campaign is part war diary, part extreme adventure tale, and (through letters, journals, and interviews) part biography of a group of men who fought to survive in an environment every bit as fierce as the enemy they faced. Rare. ; 1.4 x 9.3 x 6.3 Inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 42.97 USD
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CRUSADE IN MICHIGAN  The Parochiaid Story, Carman, Kenneth W.
7 Carman, Kenneth W. CRUSADE IN MICHIGAN The Parochiaid Story
GC, MI author 1970 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A book written to present the controversy of Church -State in Michigan. Excellent condition and dust is in mylar cover. 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Laying of the Corner Stone of Michigan's Capitol on the 2nd day of October 1873, Ceasar, Ford Stevens
8 Ceasar, Ford Stevens Laying of the Corner Stone of Michigan's Capitol on the 2nd day of October 1873
Lansing, MI Wellman Press, Inc. 1979 Reprint; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Buff cover shows some rubs. Has "Compliments of the Author" written on front, but no author signature. Many Photos and historical entries. Printed in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Michigan's Capitol 1879-1979. Scarce.; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 134 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Stagecoach and tavern tales of the Old Northwest,, Cole, Harry Ellsworth
9 Cole, Harry Ellsworth Stagecoach and tavern tales of the Old Northwest,
Cleveland, OHio The Arthur H. Clark Company 1930 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue binding with gold lettering. Edited by Louise Phelps Kellogg.Covers the stagecoach days from the early 1800's thru the 1860's. Has photos of many of the early stagecoach taverns along the routes with maps. Extensive index. No dust jack but book is in excellent condition. Fully indexed.; Photos, Maps; pages; 
Price: 39.97 USD
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Studies in First Corinthians, Dehaan, M. R.
10 Dehaan, M. R. Studies in First Corinthians
Zondervan 1956 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good Signed by Author
Gift book plate in front signed by Author. Green cover with gold lettering. Yellow spotting to end papers and may have dark area in gutters. Contents clean. Martin R. DeHaan was born in Zeeland, Michigan to a cobbler who had emigrated from the Netherlands.[1]He graduated from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, and the University of Illinois College of Medicine, going on to be physician in Western Michigan.[1]He married in 1914 to Priscilla.[2]Pastor and teacherIn October 1921, he struggled for his life in a Grand Rapids hospital. He recalled this as a life-changing event. In early spring of 1922, he returned home from house calls and said, "I can't go on any longer. ... This is it!" He sold his medical practice, home, and office equipment.[2]De Haan attended the nearby Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. He pastored two churches in Grand Rapids and ran large Bible classes.[1]In 1938, one of the Bible classes in Detroit began being broadcast on radio at a fifty-watt station. Two national networks picked up the Radio Bible Class program, its coverage growing to 600 stations around the world at the time of De Haan's death.[1]He was involved in an automobile collision in July 1965 where he sustained serious injuries. Complications of a pre-existing heart condition prevented recovery; he died as he rested at home on December 13, 1965.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.97 USD
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Where Are the Dead?, Didier, Ralph
11 Didier, Ralph Where Are the Dead?
St Louis, MO Faithful Words Publishing Co. 1932 First Edition; Various Pamphlet Good with no dust jacket 
Pamphlet torn. A sermon preached by Dider on April 4, 1932 in Laeer, Michigan. This pamphlet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 18mo; 3 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Scotch, Galbraith, John Kenneth
12 Galbraith, John Kenneth The Scotch
Houghton Mifflin 1985 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Dust has small chip. This book is about the Scottish that moved near Detroit, Michigan. ; 0.9 x 8.4 x 5.7 Inches; 145 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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13 Gordon, Myron J The Indian Iron and Steel Industry An Analysis of Comparative Advantage
Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, Michigan State University 1972 0877441227 / 9780877441229 First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Green cover with silver print. Dust in great shape. Scarce in this condition.; 150 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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All in a Lifetime, Guest, Edgar A
14 Guest, Edgar A All in a Lifetime
The Reilly & Lee co 1938 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover with gilt decorative box on cover with title. Signed by author on half title page. There is also what looks like former owners name on title page written in ink. The extensive index has additional writing of the page numbers and former owners writing on end paper. Edgar Albert Guest (20 August 1881 in Birmingham, England – 5 August 1959 in Detroit, Michigan) was a prolific English-born American poet who was popular in the first half of the 20th century and became known as the People's Poet.; 7.40 X 4.50 X 0.90 inches; 184 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.97 USD
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Ice Run (Author Signed), Hamilton, Steve
15 Hamilton, Steve Ice Run (Author Signed)
St. Martin's Minotaur 2004 0312301219 / 9780312301217 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Steve Hamilton is one of the rising stars of crime fiction. His Edgar and Anthony Award-winning series featuring private investigator Alex McKnight took a dramatic turn in last year's acclaimed Blood Is The Sky. With Ice Run, Hamilton raises the stakes once again, creating another masterpiece of modern crime fiction. It's March in Paradise Michigan, and Alex McKnight is happier than he can remember in a long time-because of a woman, Natalie Reynaud, the Canadian police officer whose partner died in Blood Is The Sky. When Alex and Natalie take a romantic weekend to an old luxury hotel, they find an ominous message in their hotel room-someone has left a picture of Natalie's father and grand-father atop a handwritten note: 'They were here, so was I. I know what happened.' Alex and Natalie must now face a terrible Reynaud family secret, a secret that has driven men to kill for decades. Taut and atmospheric, Steve Hamilton's Ice Run stakes out compelling new ground in crime fiction. ; Alex McKnight Novels; 1.18 x 9.29 x 6.22 Inches; 320 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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16 Helferich, Buford Patten Helferich family history Some of the ancestors and descendants of Johannes Helferich
Chelsea, Michigan B.P. Helferich 1983 PhotoCopy; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of first edition. In Binder. Fully Indexed. Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photocopy Only; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 110 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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THe Langham Lineage in America, Henderson, Alline Langham
17 Henderson, Alline Langham THe Langham Lineage in America
Michigan Author 1986 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Tan cover, perfect bound. Contains Langham family history, photos, maps. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Very Rare.; 128 pages 
Price: 99.97 USD
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The Story of Plymouth, Michigan  A Midwest Microcosm, Hudson, Sam
18 Hudson, Sam The Story of Plymouth, Michigan A Midwest Microcosm
Plymouth Historical Society 1973 Second Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Tan cover with dark tan print. Dust has rubs and minor tears at edges otherwise excellent condition. Fully indexed with bibliography. Excellent history of this area of Michigan from 1824. Role in the underground railway. Scarce. ; Photos; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 240 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Voyages and Discoveries of the Companions of Columbus, Irving, Washington
19 Irving, Washington Voyages and Discoveries of the Companions of Columbus
Philadelphia PA Carey & Lea 1831 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Dark brown cover with gold print. This book may have been rebound at some time in past. Contents has foxing otherwise clean. Title page has 1" section missing from top but does not cut in to the title; Intro page has chip. Book otherwise very good. John F. Hinman to whom this book is inscribed, by Isaac T. Wright, Esq. of Castleton, VT was found to have moved to Bellevue (Eaton County) Michigan from Castleton, VT as recorded in the Michigan Historical Society Records, Volume 8. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 350 pages 
Price: 149.97 USD
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Sermons and sayings. First series, Jones, Sam P.
20 Jones, Sam P. Sermons and sayings. First series
University of Michigan Library 1885 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Hardcover, first edition. Not a reproduction or reprint. Browning to pages, some foxing. May have odor due to age and storage. Clean contents. Engraving of Jones opposite title page. Looks like clear varnish on spine for preservation. Rare. ; 7.09 X 5.12 X 0.69 inches; 304 pages 
Price: 37.97 USD
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