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Yesteryears of Green Oak [1830-1930]

by Taylor, Donna (editor)

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1981
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1st edition
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Green Oak Township Historical Society, Livingston County, Michigan, 1981. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No jacket. "A scholarly narrative of the Green Oak Township's growth in the southeastern corner of Livingston County, Michigan. From the Indians to the early settlers, the founders of settlements, the builders, the merchants, the bankers, the political and social leaders - all the people who… Read more
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Lexington and Concord: A Camera Impression

by Chamberlain, Samuel

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Hastings House Publishers, NY, No date. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. "Without pretense of being either guides or histories, this little volume aspires, by the means of the photographic image, to catch the essence of some of America's unique landmarks." [Dust jacket] Owner signature. Black and White photographs. Wear and chipping to extremities. Small format: 7 1/2" x 6" x 1/2"
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Private Faces/ Public Places: Abigail McCarthy - A Candid Portrait of an American Woman

by McCarthy, Abigail

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Published
1972
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1st edition
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Doubleday & Co, NY, 1972. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Memoir. McCarthy was the wife of Senator Eugene McCarthy. Portraits of the Kennedys, Lyndon Johnson, Hubert Himphrey Martin Luther King, etc.
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The American Story from Columbus to the Atom

by Miers, Eark Schenk (editor)

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Published
1956
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1st edition
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Channel Press, NY, 1956. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/ Very Good. Essays by 60 historians. Chipping to spine of dust jacket.
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Profile of America: An Autobiography of the U S A

by Davie, Emily ed.

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Published
1960
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4th edition
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Grossett & Dunlap, NY, 1960. 4th edition. Hardcover. Very Good/ No dust jacket. An excellent anthology of primary souce materials, spanning the period 1000-1944. 4th edition.
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The Beard's Basic History of the United States

by Beard, Charles A. and Mary R. Beard

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Published
1944
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1st edition
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Double Doran, NY, 1944. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/No dust jacket. Owner signature on flyleaf. Otherwise, very clean, bright copy. 1st thus.
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The Historical Geography of Detroit

by Parkins, Almon Earnest

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1970
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1st edition
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Kennekat Press, NY, 1970. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/ No dust jacket. A substantial history and unique treatment of Detroit. 356 pages. Detailed index. Kennekat reprint.
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Paul Revere & the World he Lived In

by Forbes, esther

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Published
1942
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1st edition
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Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1942. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/ Very Good. A substantial biography and cultural history. 498 pages. 1st edition.
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

by Isaacson,Walter

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2003
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1st edition
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Simon & Schuster, NY, 2003. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Definitive biography. 589 pages.
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The Oxford Companion to United States History

by Boyer, Paul S.

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2001
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1st edition
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Oxford, NY, 2001. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "The familiar political heroes; scientists, writers, radicals, sports figures, and religious leaders; events that have shaped the nation; landmark legislation; influential books; natural disasters and iconic sites; the nation's social and cultural history. Everything from Jamestown and the Puritans to the Human Genome Project and the Internet - from Columbus to… Read more
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Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution

by Bailyn, Bernard

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Published
1987
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1st edition
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Knopf, NY, 1987. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 1st edition, 2nd printing. "Bailyn's Pulitzer Prize-winning book uses an emigration roster that lists every person officially known to have left Britain for America from December 1773 to March 1776 to reconstruct the lives and motives of those who emigrated to the New World." [Pub. Info] "Voyagers to the West… Read more
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The Old Northwest: The Pioneer Period 1815-1840 (2 volumes)

by Buley, R. Carlyle

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Published
1978
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1st edition
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Bloomington, IN, 1978. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History. 1st edition, later printing. "The Old Northwest is an unparalleled account of the pioneer period, the problems of settlers, and the westward movement of the American people. No historian, professional or otherwise, who is interested in the history of the region… Read more
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The Oxford Book of the American South: Testimony, Memory, Fiction

by Ayers, Edward L. and Bradley C. Mittendorf

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1997
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1st edition
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Oxford University Press, NY, 1997. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "The Oxford Book of the American South' resonates with the words of black people and white, women and men, the powerless as well as the powerful. The most telling fiction and nonfiction produced in the South from the late eighteenth century to the present. Renowned authors such as James… Read more
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The Fifties

by Halberstam, David

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1993
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1st edition
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Villard, NY, 1993. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "The Fifties is a sweeping social, political, economic, and cultural history of the ten years that Halberstam regards as seminal in determining what our nation is today. Halberstam offers portraits of not only the titans of the age: Eisenhower, Dulles, Oppenheimer, MacArthur, Hoover, and Nixon, but also of Harley Earl, who put… Read more
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Behold Virginia : The Fifth Crown

by Wilson, George

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Published
1952
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1st edition
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Harcourt Brace, NY, 1952. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket. "Behold Virginia: The Fifth Crown, being the trials, adventures, and disasters of the first families of Virginia, the rise of the grandees, and the eventual triumph of the common and uncommon sort in the revolution. Wilson's book on Virginia is a brisk and iconoclastic narrative which sets out to… Read more
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Singing in the Morning and Other Essays about Martha's Vineyard

by Hough, Henry Beetle; illustrations by Will Huntington

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Published
1951
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1st edition
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Simon ad Schuster, NY, 1951. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. "A book to delight anyone who loves the country and especially the particular 92 square miles of country known as Martha's Vineyard. A captivating collections of informal essays." [Dust Jacket] 1ST EDITION, 1ST PRINTING
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The White House and its Thirty-Three Families

by Jensen, Amy La Follette

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1962
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McGraw-Hill Book Company, NY, 1962. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Thirty-three Presidential families, from John and Abigail Adams to John and Jacqueline Kennedy, have called the White House home. A warmhearted view of life in the most famous home in the nation. Overflowing with hundreds of memorable pictures and pages of delightful text."" [Dust Jacket] 292 pages plus a bibliography and… Read more
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A Thousand Days

by Life Magazine

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Life Magazine. Stapled Magazine, Near Fine "By the summer of 1962 John F. Kennedy was well settled in the presidency. The first 18 months is always the period of presidential definition, and for Kennedy the succession of crises had tied an already disciplined personality ever more irrevocably to the responsibilities for which he held himself accountable to the future."… Read more
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Bob Feller Pitching to Joe DiMaggio - April 1946: Library of Congress

by Library of Congress

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April 1946
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Library of Congress, April 1946. Photograph "The blistering speed of Feller's fastball would soon earn him the nickname 'Rapid Robert' as well as the respect of the top players in the game. For 18 years, Feller would remain among the game's finest pitchers, facing down such fearsome hitters as Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Lou Gehrig, and Hank Greenberg, and amassing… Read more
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Baseball with Bob Feller's Signature.

by Feller, Bob

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"Bob Feller's journey from an Iowa farm to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, began in 1936. That's when the 17-year-old pitcher took the mound for the Cleveland Indians and struck out a future Hall of Famer, Leo Durocher. Feller led the American League in strikeouts a remarkable seven times, including fanning 348 batters in 1946 and… Read more
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