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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: MI: Early History
6 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Freedman, Eric  
Pioneering Michigan

Publisher: Altwerger & Mandel Publishing Company/A & M; Franklin, Mich: 1992.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1878005235 283 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Black cloth, gold lettering, 283 pages, index, appendix, dozens of historical b/w photos with captions, including portraits, farmhouses, etc. ; 1st edition stated, 1992. Brief history of early Michigan, followed by concise biographies of dozens of European-American pioneer settlers and notable Native Americans of the 1820s and 1830s. Includes many of German or French heritage. ; One leaf has a light wrinkle. No other defects.

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2.
Gilbert, Helen Frances  
Tonquish Tales, Volume 1 of 2 : A Story of Early d'Etroit (Detroit), Pioneers and Michigan Indians

Publisher: Pilgrim Heritage Press; Plymouth, Mich: 1984.
Very Good+ Fifth Printing Softcover ISBN: 0962234605 179 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Stiff pictorial covers, bibliography, several b/w illustrations. ; Very minor shelfwear. A few tiny spots to upper front corner. No other defects.

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Gilbert, Helen Frances  
Tonquish Tales, Volume 1 of 2 : A Story of Early d'Etroit, Pioneers and Michigan Indians (Detroit) (Signed)

Publisher: Pilgrim Heritage Press; Plymouth, Mich: 1984.
Near Fine Fifth Printing Softcover ISBN: 0962234605 179 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Volume 1 only. Stiff pictorial covers, bibliography, several b/w illustrations. ; Colorful history of early Detroit, with focus on Native Americans. ; Half title inscribed and SIGNED by author and dated 12-23-99. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear.

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4.
Houghton, Douglass, with George N. Fuller  
Geological Reports of Douglass Houghton : First State Geologist of Michigan, 1837-1845

Publisher: Michigan Historical Commission; Lansing, Mich: 1928.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 700 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, dark blue-black cloth, gilt spine lettering, 700 pages, index, footnotes, numerous lists and tables, brief biography of Douglass Houghton, 4 b/w photos and illustrations and 4 small maps on glossy plates. ; Main text by Douglass Houghton (HO-tun) with additional sections by assistants, etc. Edited by George N. Fuller. This book contains the original texts of Michigan's earliest geological reports from the year Michigan became a state (1837) up to 1845. Houghton's reports describe geology, of course, but also cities and towns, inhabitants, hydrology, botany, topography, much more. ; Book shows light exterior wear. No marks or major defects. Binding tight. Scarce.

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5.
Scheer, Luke, with Milo M. Quaife Illustrated by: Illustrated by George Scarbo  
Michigan and the Old Northwest : From the Ice Age to the End of French Rule

Publisher: Great Lakes Greyhound Lines; USA : 1945.
Good+ Softcover 80 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Stiff gray-greenish blue covers, centerfold 3-color historical reference map (including modern bus routes), a few sepia-toned photos, 128 very short chapters illustrated in 3-color comic-book style, with notes and bibliographies. ; Preface by George N. Fuller. ; Exterior worn, front lightly foxed, light creases to covers. Interior clean, binding tight. ; Highways to History Series; Vol. 1

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6.
Scott, Gene  
Detroit Beginnings : Early Villages and Old Neighborhoods

Publisher: DRCEA; Detroit: 2001.
Near Fine Softcover 112 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover, tan covers, fold-and-staple binding, 112 pages, bibliography, 3 small b/w maps, 48 medium-quality b/w photos with captions. ; Published by Detroit Retired City Employees Association. ; Histories and lore of over 40 former towns and villages now part of Detroit. ; Book shows only a whisper of wear. No marks or defects. Scarce.

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