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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: MI: Early History
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1.
Nowlin, William, with Milo M. Quaife  
Bark Covered House, The, or Back in the Woods Again : Being a Graphic and Thrilling Description of Real Pioneer Life in the Wilderness of Michigan
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Publisher: Dearborn Historical Commission; Dearborn, Mich: 1992.
Very Good+ Third Edition; Sixth Printing Softcover 342 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Tan softcover, [xxxvi] + 342 pages, index, footnotes, several small b/w photos and illustrations. ; Origially published in 1876. 2nd edition 1937 by the Lakeside Classics, edited and with a new introduction by noted Michigan historian Milo M. Quaife. This is 3rd edition (facsimile reprint of 2nd edition) 1959, 6th printing, 1992. ; Memoirs of author who came with his parents from western New York state through Detroit and settled in the wilderness of Dearborn Township, Michigan in the 1830s. ; Small bump to heel, small spot on fore-edge, otherwise appears unread.

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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. ; Items laid in: 6 cancelled checks from Michigan Smelting Company, Houghton, Michigan (copper country) made out to various workers, signed by company clerk W. H. Rowe and supt F. V. Caione ( ? ) all dated 1908. ; Old Michigan Forts Series; Vol. 6

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4.
McMcoy, Raymond  
Massacre of Old Fort Mackinac, the : Michilimackinac, a Tragedy of the American Frontier

Publisher: Raymond McMcoy; Bay City, Mich: 1956.
Very Good+ Eighth Edition Softcover 169 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Softcover booklet, yellow leatherette covers illustrated in red and tan, fold-and-staple binding, 169 pages, bibliography, 48 b/w illustrations, diagrams and small maps. ; 8th edition, 1956, stated. Complete subtitle is a mile long but concludes With Many Illustrations and Maps. ; Light rubbing to covers. No other defects.

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5.
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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6.
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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7.
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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