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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: MI: Great Lakes
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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.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 18056.
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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 16.67 CAD 16.25 EUR 11.82 GBP 8.72 JPY 1,300.00 MXN 162.50 ZAR 152.94 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16595.
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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 30.77 CAD 30.00 EUR 21.82 GBP 16.11 JPY 2,400.00 MXN 300.00 ZAR 282.35 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16392.
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Cutler, Elizabeth F., and Walter M. Hirthe  
Six Fitzgerald Brothers, Lake Captains all : (Great Lakes History)

Publisher: Wisconsin Marine Historical Society; Milwaukee, Wisc: 1983.
Near Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0961247606 262 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Full dark blue cloth, silver lettering, index of names, bibliography, endnotes, appendix of vessels, small family tree, dozens of medium to high-quality b/w photos including endpapers. Postcard laid in, postally used 1983, listing errata in book. ; Biography of Edmund Fitzgerald (1818-1904) and his five brothers and other family members who were shipbuilders, brokers, owners, or namesakes of Great Lakes ships. ; A touch of shelfwear only. No marks.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 11764.
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Lamour, John  
Great Lakes Log : Volume 1, with Autograph Letter Signed, Prospectus and Dummies for Volume 3
Publisher: Lamour Printing Company; Monroe, Mich: 1971.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Softcover 24mo (5.25") 14 cm; Lot includes: 1) Great Lakes Log, Volume 1, 53 pages. 2) autograph letter SIGNED by author-publisher John Lamour, on Great Lakes Log letterhead, dated 3 Nov 1971, describing proposed series of books. 3) author's resume with corrections and additions penned in. 4) 50 camera-ready pages, numbered 133-182, same size and style as book, each suitable to be published as stand-alone newspaper feature, or in a book, each with historical info and one or more line drawings, similar to Ripley's Believe It Or Not. 5) author's business card. ; No defects to book. ALS and resume are creased but intact. Camera-ready pages, which are same size as book, are slightly wavy along top edges from removed paperclips. No marks or stains. No other defects.

Appr.: | AUD 32.05 CAD 31.25 EUR 22.73 GBP 16.78 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 294.12 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 12531.
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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
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.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16511.
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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.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 13673.
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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 21.79 CAD 21.25 EUR 15.45 GBP 11.41 JPY 1,700.00 MXN 212.50 ZAR 200.00 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 15429.
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Van Fleet, J. A.  
Summer Resorts of the Mackinaw Region : And Adjacent Localities

Publisher: Black Letter Press; Grand Rapids, Mich: 1970.
Near Fine Softcover 49 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Stiff gray covers, temperature table, 3 small maps, 30 b/w illustrations reproduced from engravings, with captions. ; Facsimile reprint of 1882 original, including original ads. This printing 1970. ; Lower rear cover has small pr ice sticker. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear. Binding tight and square.

Appr.: | AUD 9.62 CAD 9.38 EUR 6.82 GBP 5.03 JPY 750.00 MXN 93.75 ZAR 88.24 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 9918.
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