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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: MI: Great Lakes
10 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Barry, James P.  
Old Forts of the Great Lakes: Sentinels in the Wilderness

Publisher: Lansing, MI: Thunder Bay Press, 1994 1st ed..
168pp. illus. paperback sm 4to: Fine. A crisp, attractive copy of this regional history illustrated with "rare" drawings, paintings, prints, maps and vintage photographs on almost every page.

Appr.: | AUD 9.30 CAD 9.20 EUR 6.21 GBP 5.28 JPY 699.00 MXN 116.50 ZAR 98.45 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 18056.
    
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2.
Brown, Curt  
So Terrible a Storm : A Tale of Fury on Lake Superior

Publisher: Voyageur Press; Minneapolis: 2008.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0760332436 320 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, brown boards, endpaper map, 320 pages, index, bibliography, appendixes, numerous b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Maps by Patti Isaacs. True story of massive storm on Lake Superior, November 27-29, 1905, which damaged or sank 29 ships and killed 35. Much on iron-ore steamship Mataafa which was wrecked near Duluth, Minnesota. ; No visible defects to book or jacket.

Appr.: | AUD 17.29 CAD 17.11 EUR 11.56 GBP 9.81 JPY 1,300.00 MXN 216.67 ZAR 183.10 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16595.
    
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3.
Corps of Engineers  
U. S. Lake Survey, Recreational Craft Series, Chart Number 400 : Detroit River, Lake St. Clair, St. Clair River, 1963

Publisher: Corps of Engineers; Detroit: 1963.
Fair Second Edition Softcover 46 pages; Folio (17.5") 44 cm; Very large format (17.5 x 11 inches) 28 x 44 cm, black plastic comb binding, 46 pages, 50 full-color navigational charts (maps) showing the Detroit River, St. Clair River, and Lake St. Clair, all part of the Great Lakes system. ; Published by U. S. Army Engineer District, Lake Survey, Corps of Engineers, Detroit, Michigan, 1963, 2nd edition stated. ; Book was used on a boat, and shows visible wear, heavy vertical crease, several leaves creased, covers sunned and spotted. All charts in very good condition, no marks. Binding tight. Book includes two full-color errata sheets with corrections, one bound in, one laid in, as issued. (We acquired this item folded but we unfolded, pressed it and stored it flat; creases are visible but not too bad) ; Recreational Craft Chart Series; Vol. 400

Appr.: | AUD 31.91 CAD 31.58 EUR 21.33 GBP 18.11 JPY 2,400.00 MXN 400.00 ZAR 338.03 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16392.
    
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4.
Livingston, Patrick, with Neal Shine  
Eight Steamboats : Sailing Through the Sixties

Publisher: Wayne State University Press; Detroit: 2004.
Near Fine First Edition Softcover ISBN: 0814331750 328 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Green and black softcover, [xvi] + 306 pages, index, 53 b/w photos and illustrations, many giving floorplans and specs of ships. Half title inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Foreword by Neal Shine. Colorful true account of life as a crewmember on passenger steamers and freighters of the Great Lakes during the 1960s. ; No defects. ; Laid in: color printout of publisher's webpage about this book, dated 2004. ; Great Lakes Books Series

Appr.: | AUD 19.95 CAD 19.74 EUR 13.33 GBP 11.32 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 211.27 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 18060.
    
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5.
Martin, Helen M.  
Ne-Saw-Je-Won, as the Ottawas Say : A Tale of the Waters That Run Down from Lake Superior to the Sea
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Publisher: M. D. Harbaugh; Cleveland, Oh: 1939.
Very Good+ First Edition Softcover 82 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Dark purple-blue softcover, silver lettering, 82 glossy pages, full-spread monochrome map of modern Great Lakes Region, 16 b/w historical maps and 15 b/w photos with captions. ; This is 1st trade edition, 1939, following a privately printed limited edition, 1939, stated. Written by Helen M. Martin, Michigan Geological Survey. Foreword and edited by M. D. Harbaugh. ; This book presents a concise geology of the Great Lakes region and a history of past and present lakes with emphasis on ice-age glaciers. ; Upper front very lightly creased. Owner name (Detroit philanthropist ST Stackpole) penciled heavily on front blank page. A touch of sunning to top edge. Light foxing here and there. Binding intact.

Appr.: | AUD 10.64 CAD 10.53 EUR 7.11 GBP 6.04 JPY 800.00 MXN 133.33 ZAR 112.68 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16511.
    
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6.
Pittman, Philip McM., and George M. Covington  
Don't Blame the Treaties : Native American Rights and the Michigan Indian Treaties

Publisher: Altwerger & Mandel Publishing Company/A & M; West Bloomfield, Mich: 1992.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1878005111 332 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Black cloth, no lettering, index, bibliography, endotes, 4 small maps, 2 giant appendixes giving texts of 10 major treaties and 3 major judicial rulings on same. Covers in detail treaties of 1783, 1878, 1795, 1807, 1814, 1820, 1836, 1855. ; 1st edition with number line. Later reprinted by Northmont. Book designed by Mary Primeau. Maps by Joan B. Seller. Edited by Thomas B. Seller. ; Authors argue that rulings granting certain exclusive Great Lakes fishing rights to Native Americans do not stem from these old treaties but are based on faulty judicial interpretations. ; Small owner address lable on front endpaper. Otherwise book and jacket show only a touch of wear.

Appr.: | AUD 18.62 CAD 18.42 EUR 12.44 GBP 10.57 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 233.33 ZAR 197.18 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 13673.
    
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7.
Sapulski, Wayne S.  
Lighthouses of Lake Michigan : Past and Present

Publisher: Wilderness Adventure Books; Manchester, Mich: 2001.
Near Fine First Edition Softcover ISBN: 0923568476 248 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover with inner flaps, 248 pages, index, appendix, bibliography, glossary, numerous small maps, 134 lighthouses shown in 181 historical b/w photos amd 256 beautiful full-color photos, with detailed text. ; Small gift note penned on title page. Otherwise book appears unread.

Appr.: | AUD 11.97 CAD 11.84 EUR 8.00 GBP 6.79 JPY 900.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 126.76 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 18679.
    
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8.
Teeple, Bucko Illustrated by: Illustrated by Alan R. Kamuda  
Kitchigamig Anishinabeg : The People of the Great Lakes

Publisher: Tribe of Chippewa Indians; Sault Ste. Marie, Mich: 1994.
Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0964552507 129 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, black cloth, gold lettering, [xiv] + 129 pages, bibliography, 75 photos, including a few historical b/w, but most are high-quality full-page full-color portraits of Indians living today, wearing traditional or fancy garb associated with the tribe. Captions include Indian name, English name, age, residence and tribe or band. Glossy throughout. ; Introduction by Bernard Bouschor, tribal chairman. ; Owner name penned on front endpaper. No other defects. A magnificent book. ; Photographs

Appr.: | AUD 18.62 CAD 18.42 EUR 12.44 GBP 10.57 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 233.33 ZAR 197.18 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 17549.
    
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9.
Thompson, Mark L.  
Steamboats and Sailors of the Great Lakes

Publisher: Wayne State University Press; Detroit: 1991.
As New in As New dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0814323596 232 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Blue cloth. Tons of historical b/w photos. ; 'Traces the evolution of the Great Lakes shipping industry over three centuries'. ; Book and jacket are pristine and As New, still in riginal shrinkwrap. ; Great Lakes Books Series

Appr.: | AUD 22.61 CAD 22.37 EUR 15.11 GBP 12.83 JPY 1,700.00 MXN 283.33 ZAR 239.44 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 15429.
    
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10.
Woodford, Arthur M.  
Charting the Inland Seas : A History of the U. S. Lake Survey

Publisher: Wayne State University Press; Detroit: 1994.
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0814324991 286 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm`; Hardcover, black cloth, [xviii] + 286 pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, endnotes, glossary, 5 appendixes, 80 b/w photos and illustrations with detailed captions. ; Originally published by US Army Corps of Engineers, 1991. This edition 1994. Foreword by Jude W. P. Patin. ; History of Great Lakes survey project begun by Corps of Engineers in 1841 and continuing in operation until 1970, which produced official topographical maps, navigational charts, drainage stats, much more. ; Book shows no marks, no defects, no signs of use. Jacket is intact, only shows tiny wrinkles at heel and crown, and spine panel slightly faded. ; Great Lakes Books Series

Appr.: | AUD 13.30 CAD 13.16 EUR 8.89 GBP 7.55 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 166.67 ZAR 140.85 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 18620.
    
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