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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: MI: Upper Peninsula
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Brusso, Clifton  
Copper Country Jokes : And Other Useful Information, Book 1

Publisher: Iroquois Press; Laurium, Mich: 1997.
Near Fine Softcover 72 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Pale green covers, fold-and-staple binding, 72 pages, 10-point type throughout, tons of jokes of all kinds: clean jokes, dirty jokes, ethnic jokes, Finnish humor, email lore, oxymorons, stupid headlines, much more. ; A bizarre collection published in Houghton County in the very northernmost tip of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. ; A few very small pale spots to covers. No other defects. Scarce.

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Castle, Beatrice Hanscom  
Grand Island Story, The, 1e : 1st Edition, 1974

Publisher: John M. Longyear Research Library; Marquette, Mich: 1974.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0938746014 8vo (9") 23cm; Hardcover, tan buckram cloth, gold lettering, 110 pages, index, footnotes, 4 small maps, 97 b/w photos and illustrations, most from historical sources, with captions. ; 1st edition (1st printing) stated, 1974. Edited by James L. Carter. Preface by John D. Voelker. Epilogue by H. Stuart Harrison. ; No marks or defects to book. Jacket has small chips to upper edge not affecting any text. (Amazonbuyers please note: Their page says 1974, which is correct, but their image shows a later edition. Our unit has pale blue and green map of Grand Island on jacket front)

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 18366.
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DeClaire, Jim, and Jim Bellmore Illustrated by: Illustrated by Jim Bellmore  
You Know You're a Yooper When

Publisher: You Guys Inc; Ishpeming, Mich: 2012.
Near Fine Second Edition Softcover 80 pages; square 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small format softcover, red and yellow covers, b/w cartoon illustrations throughout. Yoopers live in the UP, Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and, as this book will show, are proud of their rural, redneck lifestyle. ; Isbn is given as 0965864502, but that isbn was 1997 and that edition has a different title and the authors used pseudonymns. This is 2nd edition, revised, 2012. ; Cartoons

Appr.: | AUD 10.67 CAD 10.53 EUR 7.27 GBP 6.11 JPY 800.00 MXN 133.33 ZAR 114.29 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16027.
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Postma, Marie  
Rudyard Album, A

Publisher: Lions Club; Rudyard, Mich: 1981.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Softcover 48 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, tan leatherette covers, 48 unnumbered glossy pages, about 100 historic b/w photos with captions. ; Small town in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, once a center of logging and brickmaking. This book of nostalgia features old photos of local stores, blacksmith shops, schools, street views, railroad views, hauling logs and much more. ; No marks but light wear, a few small spots. Scarce.

Appr.: | AUD 32.00 CAD 31.58 EUR 21.82 GBP 18.32 JPY 2,400.00 MXN 400.00 ZAR 342.86 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 18373.
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Rezek, Antoine Ivan (Rev)  
History of the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie and Marquette, Volume 1 : Containing a Full and Accurate Account of the Development of the Catholic Church in Upper Michigan

Publisher: Roman Catholic Diocese; Marquette, Mich: 2006.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0978697014 393 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; VOLUME 1 ONLY of what was a 3-vol series. Red-brown boards, gold lettering, 393 pages, text in 2 columns, footnotes, 13 biographical sketches, about 200 b/w photos, diagrams, illustrations and facsimiles. Glossy throughout. ; Isbn 0978697014. Originally published by Chicago: M. A. Donohue, 1906. This is a facsimile reprint, published by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Marquette, Michigan, 2006. Complete subtitle: 'Containing a Full and Accurate Account of the Development of the Catholic Church in Upper Michigan, with Portraits of Bishops, Priests and Illustrations of Churches Old and New'. Marquette is in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and was named for Jacques Marquette, an early French Jesuit missionary there. ; Upper tips bumped. Front four leaves show light wrinkles. No other defects. ; Laid in: small card imprinted with brief history of the Sock of Bishop Frederick Baraga, a relic said to have cured a person of dropsy in 1868, item not dated, but recent enough to have an em ail on it.

Appr.: | AUD 17.33 CAD 17.11 EUR 11.82 GBP 9.92 JPY 1,300.00 MXN 216.67 ZAR 185.71 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 15306.
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Rudyard Township Centennial Committee  
First Hundred Years, the : Rudyard, Michigan, Centennial, 1883-1983

Publisher: Centennial Committee; Rudyard, Mich: 1983.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Hardcover 95 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, brown boards, town history plus dozens of family histories, over 100 historic b/w photos with captions. ; Small town in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, once a center of logging and brickmaking. Compiled and published by Rudyard Township Centennial Committee. Additional contributions by Mabel Field Pierce, Acial Cataline, Eugene Ross, J. W. Kitching, Mary Farowe and others. ; Owner name in small letters on rear endpaper. No other defects. Scarce.

Appr.: | AUD 48.00 CAD 47.37 EUR 32.73 GBP 27.48 JPY 3,600.00 MXN 600.00 ZAR 514.29 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 18372.
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