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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: MI: People
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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.

Appr.: | AUD 16.67 CAD 16.00 EUR 11.27 GBP 7.92 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 200.00 ZAR 171.43 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 2587.
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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.

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

Publisher: Historical Commission; Farmington Hills, Mich: 1988.
As New in As New 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 Michigan 1905-1911, ushered in many reforms in taxation and business regulation. Authored by noted local historian. Extremely well written and readable. ; Book and jacket are As New, still in original shrinkwrap.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 3335.
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Cappel, Constance  
Hemingway in Michigan

Publisher: Little Traverse Historical Society; Petoskey, Mich: 1999.
Good+ Third Edition Softcover ISBN: 0962325317 201 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Green softcover, [xiv] + 201 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 7 small maps, 33 historical b/w photos and facsimiles with captions. ; Copyright 1966. This is 3rd edition, 1999. 'A biographical account of Hemingway's early years in northern Michigan.' ; About 40 pages have margin marks or underlining. Otherwise book is crisp.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 17383.
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Russell, John Andrew  
Joseph Warren Fordney : An American Legislator (Michigan History)

Publisher: Stratford Company; Boston: 1928.
Very Good+ First Edition Hardcover 246 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, gilt lettering, [ii] + 246 pages. ; Member of Congress from Saginaw, Michigan, 1899-1923, who chaired the House Ways and Means Committee 1919-1923, making him the second most powerful person in the House after the Speaker. He was perhaps most famous for co-sponsoring the Fordney–McCumber Tariff of 1921 that helped boost American economic growth. ; Light bumps to heel and lower rear tip. Top edge smudged, otherwise no marks. Nearly every page is unopened. Binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 17348.
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Brashear, William R.  
Northwood Lad, A

Publisher: Forest Press; Livonia, Mich: 1993.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Hardcover 195 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Steel-blue cloth, gold spine lettering. ; Self-published childhood memoirs of a man who attended Northwood Elementary School, Royal Oak, Michigan, near the Grand Trunk Railroad, 1930s-1940s, who relates vivid memories of classmates, teachers, and local events. (He became an attorney in Livonia, Michigan, served as Livonia's third Mayor, and retired from the law in 2010). Appears to be 2nd edition of 087949333X. ; Top edge has one pale yellow mark, and one very light bump to upper edge of front board. Lacks jacket. No other defects.

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Couden, Henry N.  
Statue of Zachariah Chandler : Erected in Statuary Hall of the United States Capitol by the State of Michigan, 1914
Publisher: Government Printing Office; Washington, D. C. : 1914.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 90 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Dark olive-green cloth, gilt lettering, 90 pages, brief biography of sculptor Charles Henry Niehaus, b/w frontispiece photo of stature with tissue guard. ; Statuary Hall hold two statues from each US State of their most celebrated statesmen. Zachariah Chandler was an anti-slavery politician, Senator, mayor of Detroit, anti-corruption head of Department of Interior, etc. This book includes invocations and speeches by the Rev. Henry N. Couden, statue committee chairman Arthur H. Vandenberg, Senators William Alden Smith, Jacob H. Gallinger and Charles E. Townsend, Lieut. Gov. John Q. Ross, supreme court justice H. B. Brown, many more. ; Top part of front cover is slightly faded. Otherwise book shows very little wear. Owner name in old ink on front endpaper. No other defects.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16191.
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