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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: MI: People
10 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Braun, Philip J.  
End is a Beginning, an : A Fifty Years Retropective (Signed)

Publisher: Philip J. Braun; Flint, Mich: 2005.
Near Fine Softcover 360 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Black plastic comb binding, black and red covers, 360 unnumbered pages printed one side only. ; One page near front is inscribed and SIGNED by author ('PJB') and dated 9-2-5 in a shaky hand. ; Laid in: Invitation from Flint Northern Alumni Association (Flint Northern High School, Flint, Michigan) to dinner and reception in honor of author, 2005. ; Limited edition of 100, stated. Author was local philanthropist in Flint, Michigan, partner and president of Braun & Braun insurance company for 40 years, and was fond of compiling books and giving them to friends. ; Only a faint touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects apart from autograph. Scarce. ; Signed by Author

Appr.: | AUD 21.62 CAD 22.12 EUR 14.55 GBP 12.05 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

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2.
Burton, Patricia Owens  
Clarence Monroe Burton, Detroit's Historian : A Biographical Sketch

Publisher: Burton Abstract & Title Company; Detroit: 1953.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 77 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Blue cloth, pictorial boards, 1810 map of Detroit on endpapers, b/w portrait frontispiece. ; Biography of enigmatic businessman who collected largest library in North America on early exploration and Midwestern history, now known as Burton Collection, Detroit. ; Minor wear and sunning. Old pric e erased from front endpaper. No other marks.

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3.
Fox, Jean M.  
Fred M. Warner : Progressive Governor (Michigan History)

Publisher: Historical Commission; Farmington Hills, Mich: 1988.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 493 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Dark red buckram cloth, 4 appendixes, index, bibliography, chapter endnotes, about 100 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Most famous resident in history of Farmington, Michigan, dairy farmer, Republican governor of Mich 1905-1911, ushered in many reforms in taxation and business regulation. Authored by noted local historian. Extremely well written and readable. ; Inconsequential wear.

Appr.: | AUD 14.05 CAD 14.38 EUR 9.45 GBP 7.83 JPY 1,300.00 MXN 162.50 ZAR 130.00 

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4.
Hedekin, Mary Spencer  
Mary C. Spencer of Michigan

Publisher: Four Corners Press; Mich: 1986.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Hardcover 83 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Red cloth. ; Biography of Mary Clare Wilson Spencer, 1843-1923, daughter of pioneer Episcopal priest, member Michigan Women's Hall of Fame, world famous innovative state librarian. Authored by granddaughter. ; Light scrape mark to front cover, otherwise only inconsequential wear.

Appr.: | AUD 4.32 CAD 4.42 EUR 2.91 GBP 2.41 JPY 400.00 MXN 50.00 ZAR 40.00 

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5.
Hedekin, Mary Spencer  
Mary C. Spencer of Michigan

Publisher: Four Corners Press; Mich: 1986.
Near Fine Softcover ISBN: 096152975X 83 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Frontispiece b/w portrait. ; Biography of Mary Clare Wilson Spencer, 1843-1923, daughter of pioneer Episcopal priest, member Michigan Women's Hall of Fame, world famous innovative state librarian. Authored by granddaughter. ; Minor shelfwear to bottom. No other flaws.

Appr.: | AUD 6.49 CAD 6.64 EUR 4.36 GBP 3.61 JPY 600.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 60.00 

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6.
Howes, Royce  
Edgar A. Guest, a Biography, 1e : (1st Edition, 1953)

Publisher: Reilly & Lee Company; Chicago: 1953.
Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 248 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Beautiful full medium-brown cloth, gilt lettering over dark red spine band, b/w ; frontispiece portrait of Edgar Guest by John S. Coppin. Foreword by John S. Knight. ; Biography of the man who was perhaps Michigan's most famous, most beloved poet, lived 1881-1959. ; Book shows a whisper of shelfwear only. No marks or flaws. Jacket, with pr ice unclipped, shows moderate edgewear, small chip to heel, not affecting text.

Appr.: | AUD 25.95 CAD 26.55 EUR 17.45 GBP 14.46 JPY 2,400.00 MXN 300.00 ZAR 240.00 

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7.
Nowak, Margaret Collingwood  
Two Who Were There : A Biography of Stanley Nowak

Publisher: Wayne State University Press; Detroit: 1989.
Very Good+ Softcover ISBN: 0814318789 276 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Stiff white and red covers, 24 b/w photos and illustrations, index, appendix, endnotes to introduction. ; Introduction by Thaddeus C. Radzilowski. Edited by Michael K. Lane. Designed by Joanne Elkin Kinney. Portrait drawing by John Gelsavage. Biography of one of founders of United Auto Workers, Polish immigrant, member of Michigan state senate, target of Joseph McCarthy's witch-hunt for 'subversives', etc. ; Corners starting to curl. No other defects.

Appr.: | AUD 8.65 CAD 8.85 EUR 5.82 GBP 4.82 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 80.00 

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8.
Pastor, Joni Faye  
Women's Work : The Story of Martha Baldwin

Publisher: Baldwin Public Library; Birmingham, Mich: 1976.
Near Fine Softcover 161 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Endnotes. Bibliography. 2 b/w photos. ; Daughter of early settlers, civic leader, one of Detroit's first public school woman principals, spearheaded library in Birmingham, etc, etc. ; No discernable wear.

Appr.: | AUD 10.81 CAD 11.06 EUR 7.27 GBP 6.02 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 100.00 

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9.
Simon, George K.  
Product of Ignorance, a : An Autobiography by Big George George K. Simon

Publisher: Published by Author; Ann Arbor: 1985.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Hardcover 106 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Full red cloth. Front free endpaper has long note in ballpoint from Julie ("Mrs Big George") to Jim Davis, who is featured on pg 67. Color photo of entire family tipped in on same. Date in pencil 11-10-86. ; Autobiography of 2nd-generation Syrian immigrant who made a success in appliances, manufacturing, etc, in Detroit and Ann Arbor. ; A touch of shelfwear, otherwise no defects apart from photo and inscription. Scarce.

Appr.: | AUD 22.70 CAD 23.23 EUR 15.27 GBP 12.65 JPY 2,100.00 MXN 262.50 ZAR 210.00 

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10.
Smith, Shirley Wheeler  
Harry Burns Hutchins and the University of Michigan

Publisher: University of Michigan Press; Ann Arbor: 1951.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover 329 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Dark red buckram cloth, gold lettering and decor, index, tons of endnotes, 21 b/w photos, facsimiles and illustrations including frontispiece portrait etching by Wilfred B. Shaw. ; Biography, president of University of Michigan 1897-1898 and 1909-1920 and dean of the Law Department 1895-1910. Authored by chief financial officer and vice president of the university and close friend of subject. ; Book shows a touch of shelfwear only. Jacket a bit sunned, with several very tiny edge chips.

Appr.: | AUD 9.73 CAD 9.96 EUR 6.55 GBP 5.42 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 90.00 

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