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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: MI: Early History
10 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
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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2.
Emery, B. Frank  
Fort Michilimackinac 1715-1780 : The Scene of the Pontiac Massacre, June 4, 1763

Publisher: Old Forts & Historic Memorial Assocation; Detroit: 1931.
Near Fine Softcover 37 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall softcover, black cloth over spine, gray report-style binder, white title label on front, [iv] + 37 pages numbered to 36 and printed one side only, 6 b/w illustrations. This is a typewritten manuscript reproduced by mimeograph, as issued. ; History of Fort Michilimackinac, in the Straits of Mackinaw where Lake Superior meets Lake Huron. ; Only a touch of edgewear. Quite scarce. Front blank page SIGNED by M. M. Quaife (noted Michigan historian Milo Milton Quaife) who also noted that he received this item from Mr. Emery on July 1, 1933. ; Old Michigan Forts Series; Vol. 3

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3.
Emery, B. Frank  
Fort Wilkins 1844-1846 : A Frontier Stockaded Post Built to Protect Michigan's First Copper Mines

Publisher: Old Forts & Historic Memorial Assocation; Detroit: 1932.
Very Good+ Softcover 52 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Tall softcover, green cloth over spine, stiff gray covers, white title label on front, [ii] + 52 pages printed one side only, 8 b/w illustrations. This is a typewritten manuscript reproduced by mimeograph, as issued. ; History of Fort Wilkins, at the northern tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula of the Upper Peninsual of Michigan. ; Fore-edge of rear cover discolored otherwise items shows hardly any sign of use. Quite scarce. ; Old Michigan Forts Series; Vol. 6

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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.

Appr.: | AUD 92.96 CAD 86.84 EUR 58.41 GBP 42.86 JPY 6,600.00 MXN 825.00 ZAR 825.00 

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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

Appr.: | AUD 7.04 CAD 6.58 EUR 4.42 GBP 3.25 JPY 500.00 MXN 62.50 ZAR 62.50 

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6.
Macleod, David I.  
Michigan Historical Review, The, Fall 2004 : Special Issue, Mapping in Michigan and the Great Lakes Region

Publisher: Historical Society of Michigan; East Lansing, Mich: 2004.
Very Good+ Softcover 220 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; This is extra large issue with 220 pages. Softcover, six major articles on maps and mapmaking in early Michigan, with 63 b/w illustrations, mostly maps, and copious footnotes. ; Volume 30, Number 2, Fall 2004. Issn 08901686. ; Minor edgewear only. No marks. Binding tight and square.

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7.
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.

Appr.: | AUD 12.68 CAD 11.84 EUR 7.96 GBP 5.84 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 112.50 

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8.
Emery, B. Frank  
Story of Fort Drummond, the : (Fort Collyer) the Last British Stronghold in Michigan 1815-1828

Publisher: Old Forts & Historic Memorial Assocation; Detroit: 1930.
Very Good Softcover 20 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Tall softcover, black cloth over spine, gray report-style binder, white title label on front, [iii] + 20 pages printed one side only, 6 b/w illustrations. This is a typewritten manuscript reproduced by mimeograph, as issued. ; History of Fort Drummond (aka Fort Collyer, Colyer or Collier) important in the War of 1812, now a ruin, on Drummond Island in the northern part of Lake Huron. ; Small chips to upper tips. Small chip to corner of title label. Otherwise only minor wear. Quite scarce. ; Old Michigan Forts Series; Vol. 2

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9.
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.

Appr.: | AUD 9.86 CAD 9.21 EUR 6.19 GBP 4.55 JPY 700.00 MXN 87.50 ZAR 87.50 

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10.
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.

Appr.: | AUD 11.27 CAD 10.53 EUR 7.08 GBP 5.19 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 100.00 

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