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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: MI: Great Lakes
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Barcus, Frank  
Freshwater Fury : Yarns and Reminiscences of the Greatest Storm in Inland Navigation

Publisher: Wayne State University Press; Detroit: 1966.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Third Printing Hardcover 166 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, gray-blue cloth, endpaper map of Great Lakes, [xviii] + 166 pages, index, glossary, appendix of stats, 21 b/w illustrations. ; Copyright 1960. This is 3rd printing, 1966. ; Introduction by Prentiss M. Brown. Foreword by George W. Stark. Edited by Georgiana Ward Strickland. Maps and illustrations by author. ; Shocking true story of the Great Storm of November, 1913, which sank 12 massive freighters without survivors and nearly destroyed 6 more vessels on the Great Lakes. ; Very small address label on front endpaper, not affecting map but affecting small part of compass diagram. Otherwise book shows almost no wear. Jacket has many small edge chips, inner front flap has sticker residue.

Appr.: | AUD 15.96 CAD 15.79 EUR 10.67 GBP 9.06 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 200.00 ZAR 169.01 

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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.

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

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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.

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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

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16392.
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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 

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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