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Wisps of Mist

By Gwen Frostic

Benzonia MI: Presscraft Papers, 1969. Inscription on flyleaf, otherwiose sound and unmarked. A collection of poems and artwork that appears to have been published to showcase the printer's quality paper?. Hard Cover. Very Good+.


Moon Over Willow Run

By Dan E.L. Patch

Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1943. Minimal wear, light soiling. Jacket shows wear to edges, rubbing. One of several novels written by Dan Patch, who was the Chief of Police in Ypsilanti.. First Edition. Tan Cloth. Very Good/Good.


Jack McCarthy's Restaurant Recipes

By Jack McCarthy

Franklin MI: McCarthy Enterprises, 1982. Light wear to soft covers, clean and unmarked. Nice collection of recipes from various restaurants throughout Michigan. Color photos. Inscribed by the author inside the front cover.. Signed by Author. First Printing. Spiral - Metal. Very Good.


The Home Menu Cook Book

By Myrtle Calkins

Chicago: Goldsmith, 1934. Wear to edges, binding loose, pages quite yellowed. Published by the Evening News Association of Detroit. "Daily menus and recipes providing wholesome and attractive meals at a minimum cost". "Including recipes for the mixed drinks popular among modern hostesses".. Illustrated Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket.


I Remember Detroit

By John C. Lodge

Detroit: Wayne State Univ, 1949. Minimal wear, clean and unmarked. Jacket worn at edges, spine somewhat faded.Memoirs of a man who grew up with Detroit between the 1870s and 1940s. Many B&W photos; indexed.. First Edition. Burgundy Cloth. Very Good/Good.


Citizens Century

By Clarence H. Young

Flint, MI: Citizens Commercial & Savings Bank, 1971. Minimal shelfwear, clean and unmarked. The story of Citizens Bank of Flint, Michigan. Many photos of the region, bank officials, and auto industry execs.. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket.



By Constance Fenimore Woolson

New York: Harper & Bros, 1910. Light wear to edges, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows wear and small tears to edges, rubbing and soiling; complete. A romance of the Great Lakes Region, several B&W photos of Mackinac Island.. Blue Cloth. Very Good/Good.


Michigan in Four Centuries

By F. Clever Bald

New York: Harper & Row, 1961. Bumps to lower corners, small stains at base of spine. otherwise a sound copy, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows wear at edges and spine ends. A comprehensive history of the state, with many B&W photos. Indexed; with a chronology covering 1608 thru 1960. Detailed bibliography.. Revised Edition. Burgundy Cloth. Good+/Good+. Illus. by William Thomas Woodward.


Mennen Williams of Michigan

By Frank McNaughton

New York: Oceana, 1960. Minor edgewear, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows edgewear and rubbing. Thorough biography of the popular multi-term Michigan governor. Afixed to the flyleaf is a bookplate that appears to be signed by Gov. Williams, but may possibly be printed.. Green Cloth. Very Good/Good.


Looking Forward

By Edward J. Viall

Flint MI: Flint News-Advertiser, 1944. Light soiling to front cover, otherwise sound and unmarked. "Looking Forward-and Other Poems", states "Vol. 4" on spine, decorative blue cloth. A collection of poems by a former mayor of Flint, Michigan. Mostly related to patriotic subjects, or family life.. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Good+/No Jacket.


Michigan Gourmet

G.W. Pepper Communications, 1996. Light wear to edges, unmarked. A collection of recipes from the "Michigan Gourmet" public television program. Spiral bound, paperback; 104 pages.. Plastic/spiral. Good+/No Jacket.


The Eagle Pine

By Dirk Gringhuis

New York: David McKay, 1958. Fading to edges of covers, gift inscription on flyleaf. Jacket complete, quite worn at edges, soiling to back, price clipped. A story for young people about logging in the early days of Northern Michigan.. Green Cloth. Good+/Fair.


It Happened in Detroit

By H.C.L. Jackson

Detroit: Conjure House, 1947. Minimal wear, covers slightly bowed, clean and unmarked. Jacket worn and soiled, complete. A collection of brief vignettes from the well-known columnist.. Tan Cloth. Good+/Fair.



By Edmund G. Love

Garden City: Doubleday, 1980. Minimal shelfwear, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows wear at edges, rubbing. A retired cop investigates an old armored car robbery. Popular Michigan author.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+.


End of the Line

By Richard Feldman / Michael Betzold (edit.)

New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1988. Light foxing to foredges, otherwise unmarked. Jacket shows light soiling, minimal wear. "Autoworkers and the American Dream - An Oral History". Illus with B&W photos.. First Edition. Red Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good.


The Baby's Biography

By A.O. Kaplan

New York: Brentanos, 1891. Covers are worn and quite soiled, loose binding, hinges intact. This book contains extensive information on the life of baby Margaret Louise Strauss, born in Feb 1904 in Ann Arbor. Includes several photos and a lock of the little one's hair. How unfortunate that this volume left the family. We attempted to locate descendants in the Ann Arbor area, with no luck.. Gray Cloth. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Frances Brundage.


Detroit is My Home Town

By Malcolm W. Bingay

Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill, 1946. Bumps to top corners, light shelfwear, clean and unmarked. Price clipped jacket shows wear to edges and corners. Limited "Home Town Edition", signed by the author on an extra half-title page, just after the flyleaf. Illus with B&W photos.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Green Cloth. Very Good/Good+.


Great Pages of Michigan History From the Detroit Free Press

Detroit: Detroit Free Press/Wayne State Univ., 1987. Minor shelfwear, light soiling, age yellowed covers, unmarked. This large (11x15") paperback reproduces notable front pages from the archives of the Detroit Free Press. Lots of history. Extra postage required outside the US.. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket.


Michigan The Wolverine State

By Norman Beasley

Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1936. Minor wear at edges and corners, endpapers yellowed, clean and unmarked. Jacket quite worn at edges and corners, 2" tear top right front, not price clipped. This is a reprint that was originally published by the Bank of Manhattan, for private distribution. A brief history of Michigan, illus with B&W photos.. Blue Cloth. Very Good/Good.


Gabriel's Search

By Della T. Lutes

Boston: LIttle Brown, 1940. Coarse blue cloth showing wear at edges, a sound unmarked copy. Jacket quite worn, wear and tear at corners, not price clipped. A novel of early Michigan. Not ex-library.. Second Printing. Blue Cloth. Good+/Fair.


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