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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: MI: Great Lakes
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1.
Arbic, Bernard  
Sugar Island Sampler : A Slice of Upper Peninsula Heritage

Publisher: Priscilla Press; Allegan Forest, Mich: 1993.
Very Good+ Second Printing Softcover ISBN: 0962640824 157 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; SOFTCOVER edition. Stiff blue covers, index, bibliography, appendix, 14 small maps and facsimiles, 63 b/w photos, mostly historical, with captions. Many show steamships, ferries, Native Americans, etc. ; Copyright 1992. This is 2nd printing, 1993. Foreword by Larry B. Massie. Photos and illustrations by Judy Bostater, Devon Blackwood, many others. ; Local history of Sugar Island, Michigan, near Sault Ste. Marie, where Lake Superior meets Lake Huron. ; Minor edgewear. Small address label on front blank page, name and date penned on same page. One group photo has highlighting to three faces and their names highlighted in caption. One other page has name penciled next to photo where photo caption says name is unknown. No other marks. Binding tight and square. Scarce.

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2.
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 10.70 CAD 10.82 EUR 7.43 GBP 5.94 JPY 995.00 MXN 124.38 ZAR 106.99 

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3.
Clary, James  
Ladies of the Lakes : Michigan Heritage Series, Volume 3

Publisher: Woolly Bear Productions; Lansing, Mich: 1981.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 191 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Pale gray-green cloth, gold lettering, index, bibliography, over 100 high-quality photos and illustrations, some historical b/w, some in full color. Glossy throughout. ; Chapters focus on the following ships: Tashmoo. City of Detroit III. Put-in-Bay. South American. Greater Detroit. Columbia. David Dows. Lucia A Simpson. USS Michigan. Roger Blough. Carl D Bradley. Edmund Fitzgerald. Cliffs Victory. There is also a chapter on the Battle of Lake Erie, 1813. ; Published by Woolly Bear Productions, a unit of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Edited and preface by Richard Morscheck. Many photos and illustrations are from the private collection of author, marine artist James Clary. ; Attached to front free endpaper is a b/w copy of an old ad for an excusion to Tashmoo Park, leaving from Detroit, with a small illustration of the steamship Tashmoo. Otherwise book and jacket only show a touch of shelfwear. ; Michigan Heritage Series; Vol. 3

Appr.: | AUD 11.83 CAD 11.96 EUR 8.21 GBP 6.57 JPY 1,100.00 MXN 137.50 ZAR 118.28 

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4.
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.

Appr.: | AUD 16.13 CAD 16.30 EUR 11.19 GBP 8.96 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 161.29 

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5.
Lamour, John  
Great Lakes Log : Volume 1, with Autograph Letter Signed, Prospectus and Dummies for Volume 3
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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 26.88 CAD 27.17 EUR 18.66 GBP 14.93 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 268.82 

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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 19.35 CAD 19.57 EUR 13.43 GBP 10.75 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 193.55 

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7.
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 18.28 CAD 18.48 EUR 12.69 GBP 10.15 JPY 1,700.00 MXN 212.50 ZAR 182.80 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 15429.
    
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8.
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 8.06 CAD 8.15 EUR 5.60 GBP 4.48 JPY 750.00 MXN 93.75 ZAR 80.65 

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