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Liverworts and Hornworts of Southern Michigan

By Crum, Howard

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Herbarium, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket.Slight scuffing to boards. vii (1) 233 p. w/ subject and taxonomic indices.


Buried Singapore : Michigan's Imaginary Pompeii

By Lane, Kit

Douglas, MI: Pavilion Press, 1994. First edition. Oversized Paperback. Very good. Thin quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 64 p. w/ illus., maps, notes, index. A look at he once hopeful and prosperous settlement of Singapore Michigan, now covered by the sand dunes at the mouth of the Kalamazoo River.


Michigan's Timber Battleground : a History of Clare County 1674 - 1900

By Meek, Forrest

Clare, MI: Edgewood Press, 1991. 2nd printing. Hardcover in full cloth. Very good. Tall octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. 483 p. w/ a who's who in Clare county in the 19th centiry, bibliograpy, long index. A detailed history of the early period of this north central Michigan county, with great lumber and railroad activity.


Julius F. Wolff Jr.s Lake Superior Shipwrecks : Complete Reference to Maritime Accidents and Disasters

By Wolff, Julius F. Jr.

Duluth, MN: Lake Superior Port Cities Inc., 1990. 2nd edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversize). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, a bit more so to dust jacket. 2nd, expanded, edition. 282 p. w/ decorated endpapers, illus., maps, glossary, index of vessels, bibliography. An interesting and useful reference to th many wrecks in the largest of the Great Lakes.


Ballads and Songs of Southern Michigan

By Gardner, Emelyn Elizabeth and Geraldine Jencks Chickering, editors and collectors. foreword by Albert Friedman

Hatboro, PA: Folklore Associates, Inc., 1967. Reprint of 1939 ed. . Hardcover. Very good/very good. Thick octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, a bit more so to dust jacket. 501 p. w/ lyrics, musical notation, list of informants, bibliography, index to ballads. Dozens of songs from Michigan, including child ballads, Many of the songs were based on or directly from British ballad broadsides.


The First Michigan Frontier

By Goodrich, Calvin

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1940. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so to dust jacket. Dj also has browning and chipping at edge.344 p. w/ appedices, index. A look at the history of the Detroit area throughte 17th and 18th centuries, with many excerpts from original sources, primarily French and English. Printed on very good paper.


Grand Traverse : the Civil War Era

By Mitchell, John C.

Sutton's Bay, MI: Sutton's Bay Publishing, 2011. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 344 p. w/ endnotes, index, b&w illus., a few maps. A look at the place and people of Grand Traverse, and how the war affected their lives and livelihoods.


Hometown Memories ... Rumble Seats and Lumber Camps : Tales from the Good Old Days in Northern Michigan

Hickory N.C.: Hometown Memories LLC, 2013. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners to boards and a bit more so to dust jacket. 480p. w/ b&w illus. A collection of memories from people of Northern Michigan.


More Copper Country Tales Vol. II.

By Nicholls, Alfred. edited by Roy W. Drier

Calumet, MI: Roy W. Drier, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so to dust jacket. Dj also has creases and small tears at edges. 304 p. w/b&w illus. Another collection of tales from the copper country of Michigan.


Justus S. Stearns : Michigan Pine King and Kentucky Coal Baron 1845 - 1933

By Nagle, Michael W.

Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 2015. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo ( standard size ). Very slight wear to edges and corners of dust jacket and boards. 269 p. w/illustrations, notes, select bibliography, index. A biography of business man and Michigan secretary of state Stearns, reviewing his accomplishments and the roll both paternalism and Social Darwinism played in his work.


The Toledo War : the First Michigan - Ohio Rivalry

By Faber, Don

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2008. First edition. Hardcover in full blue cloth. Very Good, no dj issued. Octavo (standard size). SIGNED by author on title page. Slight wear to edges of boards. 213 w/ map, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. The first book length work on the border dispute between Michigan and Ohio over the Toledo Strip in 1835.


Ann Arbor : Visions of the Eagle II. The Photographic Art of Dale Fisher

By Fisher, Dale

Ann Arbor: Eyry of the Eagle Publishing, 2008. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Tall quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 208 p. w/ many color illustrations. A second look at Ann Arbor from the air, 12 years after the first. Uncommon.


The Rochester Fire Department : a Centennial History 1895 - 1995.

By Cahill, William A.

Rochester MI: Rochester Fire Department, 1995. First edition. Hardcover in red binding. Very Good. Octavo in red binding with gilt lettering on spine and symbol of RFC on cover in gilt as well. Slight soiling to foredge of textblock. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on endpaper. 133 p. w/illustrations, notes, chronology, and appendices on members from 1895 onwards. A solid history of this volunteeer fire department in Michigan by its Fire Chief circa 1995.


Eight Murals at the Michigan Exhibit. Century of Progress Exhibition Chicago

By Michigan. Century of Progress Commission. [ Randolph Greenfield Adams ]

[ Detroit ] : [ printed by Evans-Winter-Hebb ], [ 1933 ] . First edition. Pamphlet. Very Good. Staple bound in light cream covers with brown text. Some wear and light brownign to edges of covers. SIGNED at top corner of cover by "C. W. Angell", a Univ. of Michigan sculptor and museum artist for 30 years, best known for the Pumas he designed for the entrance to the UM Museum of Natural History. 16 p. w/6 two-toned illustrations of Michigan Murals. Uncommon.


History of the Grand Rapids Fire Department

1950. First edition. Hardcover in red cloth binding with gilt lettering. Fair without dust jacket. Quarto-sized (bit oversized). Wear to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine and corners of covers and scuffing to covers with fading and staining on back cover. Spine is rolled. Name of previous owner written on front free endpaper. 191 pages with ads, illustrations and lists of personnel.


Northville ... The First Hundred Years.

By Hoffman, Jack W.

Published by the author, 1976. First edition. Hardcover in tan cloth binding. Very Good without dust jacket. Quarto. Some light wear and rubbing along the edges with bumping to the head and heel of the spine. Light foxing to page edges. Signed by the author on the title page. 324 pages with illustrations, lists of township officers, and index.


Historical Sketch : Gerry No. 5 Fire Company

By Tutt, Dick

Published by the author, No date found. First edition. Softcover. Good in wraps. Bowd Osborne. Light wear and rubbing to edges of covers with fading along edges and spine and light scuffing to covers. Pen mark on inside cover/frontispiece. 111 pages with illustrations.


The Lumbermen's Legacy

By Russell, Curran N., and Donna Degen Baer

Manistee, MI: Manistee County Historical Society, 1954. First edition. Good staple-bound pamphlet in red wrapper. Some wear to edges of covers with rubbing on head and heel of spine and some light scuffing to covers. Slight tear along spine. Faint scratch across back cover with a few light stainmarks. Page edges and inside of covers are browned. Business card of previous owner paperclipped to title page. 47 pages with illustrations.


Cranbrook Institute of Science : A History of Its Founding and First Twenty-Five Years

By White, Lee A., Robert T. Hatt, and others

Bloomfield Hills, MI: Cranbrook Institute of Science, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Very good octavo hardcover with illustrated boards and green cloth spine without dust jacket but in very good slipcase. Slipcase has light wear along edges with browning and some smudging to sides and edges. Book has light wear along edges of boards and minor scuffing to covers. Laid in is business card of Hatt. 148 pages with illustrations, notes, list of trustees, list of publications, list of some data sources, and index. A nice work on the early history of this museum/observatory in Bloomfield, Michigan, outside of Detroit.


Ukrainians in Detroit

By Wichorek, Michael and Martha

Detroit, MI: Published by the author, 1968. First edition. Trade Paperback. Good. Good softcover. Light wear and minor rubbing to edges of covers with illustrated front cover of Detroit's skyline. Upper and lower corners of back cover are lightly creased. Some light scuffing to covers as well. Slight foxing to page edges. Unmarked text. Tight binding. 192 pages with illustrations and ads.


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