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Working Detroit: The Making of a Union Town
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Working Detroit: The Making of a Union Town

by Babson, Steve

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New York: Adama Books. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1984. Hardcover. 0915361019 . The author traces the history of trade unionism in Detroit from 1899 to the present. Nicely illustrated with vintage photographs. Contains a map of Detroit with a legend showing important union-related sites as well as a bibliography in the rear. There is a previous owner's name on the top edge of the front paste down, else this is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings. Original cloth publisher's covers with gilt spine lettering. The dust jacket in similarly nice condition with a little edgewear and a short to to the top rear edge, but no names or markings on the front or rear jacket panels. The edition is not stated--likely a first edition. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 246 pages .
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Michigan And The Cleveland Era: Sketches Of University Of Michigan Staff  Members And Alumni Who...

Michigan And The Cleveland Era: Sketches Of University Of Michigan Staff Members And Alumni Who Served The Cleveland Admin

by Babst, Earl D. & Vander Velde, Lewis G.

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Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Contributions of Michiganders to Grover Cleveland's administration during his two terms in office. Profiles of numerous people are included who were faculty and alumni of the University of Michigan. There are also lists of alumni who were in the judiciary and Congress. The book is in its original blue cloth covers and is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book. The dust jacket is rubbed, worn, and tape-reinforced on the inside--it is now in a removable protective acetate cover. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 372 pages .
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The Acoustical Foundations of Music

The Acoustical Foundations of Music

by Backus, John

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New York: Norton. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1969. Hardcover. A nice clean, tight and unmarked book. Dust jacket has some edgewear, but is still presentable. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages .
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The Essays: Colours of Good and Evil & Advancement of Learning [Leather  Bound]
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The Essays: Colours of Good and Evil & Advancement of Learning [Leather Bound]

by Bacon, Francis

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London: Macmillan & Company , Ltd.. Good with no dust jacket. 1925. Hardcover. Full leather, 5 bands, some rubbing, 1.5" split to gutters at top of spine, marbled end papers, cracking to leather in top gutter of spine. Contents clean and tight. Previous owner bookplate. "Library of English Classics"; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 422 pages .
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The Essays: Or Counsels Civill and Morall [Leather Bound]
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The Essays: Or Counsels Civill and Morall [Leather Bound]

by Bacon, Francis

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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1980. Hardcover. The first ten essays were published in 1597; the author's complete, final corrected edition was published in 1625. This book is beautifully bound in a full brown leather binding with 22 kt gold spine and cover decorations. The spine has four raised bands with five decorated compartments. The end papers are light brownsilk moire, and there is also a brown silk ribbon bookmark. There are no owner bookplates or owner names in the book. It would make a wonderful addition to any library. ; 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series; Color Frontis Portrait; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 190 pages .
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The Essayes or Counsels Civil & Morall of Francis Bacon [With Slipcase]
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The Essayes or Counsels Civil & Morall of Francis Bacon [With Slipcase]

by Bacon, Francis

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Norwalk, CT: The Heritage Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. c. 1976. Hardcover. A nice printing of Bacon's famous 17th century book of essays which follows the 1625 edition and is printed in double columns. Planned by Bruce Rogers, each section begins with a bold red headline. Original textured maroon publisher's covers with gilt spine and cover lettering encased in a dark gray-colored slipcase. The Sandglass 4 page pamphlet is loosely laid in. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. The slipcase is also in nice condition with no tears or splits (there is a little sunning to the top portion of one side). The Heritage Press imprint indicates that it twas published in 1972; however, the Norwalk place of publication means that it was printed sometime between 1976 and 1983. Please inquire if you would like more information.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 190 pages .
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A Century of Grace: Missouri Synod, 1847-1947
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A Century of Grace: Missouri Synod, 1847-1947

by Baepler, Walter A.

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St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. This history of the Missouri Synod of the Lutheran Church covers the period from its founding in 1847 to its centennial year in 1947. There is a previous owner's bookplate and name on the front end papers, else a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no other interior or exterior markings. Original red cloth publisher's covers with gilt spine and cover lettering. The dust jacket has a small chip to the bottom edge and a short tear to the top edge of the rear panel; there is also a two line note on the rear panel of the dust jacket. Contains a topical index in the rear.; Centennial Series Series; B&W Illustrations & Photos; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 408 pages .
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History of Cartography
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History of Cartography

by Bagrow, Leo & R. A. Skelton (Editor)

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. This large volume covers the history of maps and map-making beginning with the ancient world and covering cartography in many eras and lands as well as on the many aspects of the history of cartography. The text is illustrated with over 200 b&w and color maps. There are notes in the rear as well as an extensive list of cartographers to 1750 as well as list of significant bibliographies in the rear. Original publisher's tan cloth covers with gilt spine and cover lettering. This is a clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. The dust jacket has a short tear to the top edge as well as some rubbine, else is still quite presentable. This is a large, heavy volume that weighs 4 pounds 7 ounces. ; Color & B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 312 pages .
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Holy Blood, Holy Grail: The Secret History of Jesus, the Shocking Legacy  of the Grail  [Special...
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Holy Blood, Holy Grail: The Secret History of Jesus, the Shocking Legacy of the Grail [Special Illustrated Edition]

by Baigent, Michael, Leigh, Richard, Lincoln, Henry

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New York: Delacorte Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2005. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 038534001X . The culmination of decades of research, this book explores the lineage of Jesus and the legacy of the Holy Grail and its possible connection to documents discovered in southern France. This is the "Special Illustrated Edition with Exclusive New Material." Contains an index and appendicies in the rear. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. The dust jacket in similarly nice condition with no chips, tears, or markings.; Color Illustrations; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 511 pages .
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Science and Russian Culture in an Age of Revolutions: V.I. Vernadsky and  His Scientific School,...

Science and Russian Culture in an Age of Revolutions: V.I. Vernadsky and His Scientific School, 1863-1945

by Bailes, Kendall E.; Graham, Loren

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Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. 0253311233 . Biography of this prominent Russian geologist. Contains an index, notes and bibliography. Small previous owner name inked out on front end paper, else a clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings. Dust jacket in similarly nice condition with no chips, tears, or markings.; Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies Series; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 238 pages .
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Battles for Atlanta

Battles for Atlanta

by Bailey, Ronald H. (and Editors of Time-Life Books)

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Alexandria: Time-Life Books. Very Good+. 1985. Hardcover. 0809447738 . This is a volume in the Time-Life Civil War books series and cover the battle for the city of Atlanta, Georgia in 1864 which became the heart of the confederacy. The text is accompanied by many fascinating illustrations, photos and maps. Contains an index and a bibliography in the rear. The binding is the publisher's original silver decorated covers with a pictorial insert on the front and with blue spine and cover lettering. The lower front corner is bumped, else this is a very nice copy with no interior or exterior markings. This series was not issued with dust jackets. This book has seen little use. ; The Civil War Series Series; Color & B&W Photos, Maps, Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pages .
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The Peopling of British North America: An Introduction
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The Peopling of British North America: An Introduction

by Bailyn, Bernard

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394553926 . Three essays given by this American historian as lectures at the Curti Lectures series at the University of Wisconsin in 1985, and which actually an extended preface his work on this subject which was issued in the following year. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. The covers are in nice condtion with no creases, tears or chips. ; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 177 pages .
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Wind, Water Rock and Sky - Cottage Histories of Cognashene (Ontario,  Canada)

Wind, Water Rock and Sky - Cottage Histories of Cognashene (Ontario, Canada)

by Bains, Chris

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No Place: Cognashene Book Corporation. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1997. Second Edition. Hardcover. 0968189512 . Histories of numerous cottages in this Georgian Bay region of Ontario, Canada. Index of cottage sites with names. One to three histories per page. Illustrations of cottages. Includes a two-sided folding map in pocket in rear with locations of cottages in Georgian Bay of Lake Huron. A little creasing to rear wrapper where the map pocket is located. A nice clean, tight and unmarked book. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 80 pages .
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Atomic Democracy

Atomic Democracy

by Baird, Boyd C.

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No Place: No Publisher. Near Fine. 1989. First Edition. Softcover. Authored by a former Traverse City judge, this book attempts to define ways in which democracy can be made more responsive to the electorate--a topic of interest to the media these days. The red spine is lightly sunned. This copy shelved since new & never read.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 104 pages .
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This is Our Michigan

This is Our Michigan

by Baird, Willard

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Battle Creek: Federated Publications. Very Good. 1954. Softcover. A book of facts about Michigan in narrative form grouped around topic headings. Eg.: In 1923 a Michigander, Lester Maitland set a world speed record of 239.96 mph in an Army plane; in 1926 the first regularly scheduled air flights began between Grand Rapids and Detroit. Interesting and readable account of the state's resources, features, and history. Orange printed wrappers. The spine is a little sunned, else a nice clean, tight book with no interior or exterior markings.. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages .
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The Evolution of Man: A Series of Lectures Delivered before the Yale  Chapter of the Sigma Xi...

The Evolution of Man: A Series of Lectures Delivered before the Yale Chapter of the Sigma Xi during the Academic Year 1921-1922

by Baitsell, George (Editor )

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New Haven: Yale University Press. Very Good. 1922. Second Printing. Hardcover. "A series of lectures delivered before the Yale Chapter of Sigma Xi during the Academic Year 1921 -1922 on the evolution of early man (and presented 50 years after Darwin's "The Descent of Man"). Six lectures by: Richard Swann Lull, Harry Burr Ferris, George Howard Parker, James Rowland Angell, Albert Galloway Keller, and Edwin Grant Conklin. Original green cloth publisher's binding with gilt spine lettering. Previous owner name on the front end paper, else a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings.; B&W Illustrations & Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages .
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Cobb Would Have Caught it: The Golden Age of Baseball in Detroit

Cobb Would Have Caught it: The Golden Age of Baseball in Detroit

by Bak, Richard

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Detroit: Wayne State University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. 0814323553 . A history of the Detroit Tigers from the team's earliest days to the 1950's. Contains the autobiographies of almost two dozen men who played for the Tigers in their golden years: Charlie Gehringer, George Lerchen, Eddie Mayo, Flea Clifton, and more. The author spent a decade interviewing and recording their life stories. Contains an index in the rear.This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings. The dust jacket in similarly nice condition with no chips, tears, or markings, and no owner names. Suitable for a reader, a collector or giving as a gift. ; Great Lakes Books Series Series; B&W Illustrations; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 383 pages .
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Shipbuilding on the Saginaw
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Shipbuilding on the Saginaw

by Baker, Catherine C.

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Bay City, MI: Museum of the Great Lakes. Very Good+. 1976. Second Printing. Softcover. Saginaw was home to a number of shipbuilders during the 1850 - 1940's period. The author documents the know enterprises and lists the ships that were built in each yard. There is an index to ship names on the rear. There is one correction to a name in ink on the first page. Original blue printed, stapled wrappers with black cover illustrations and lettering. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. ; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 47 pages .
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A Blue Hand: The Beats in India
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A Blue Hand: The Beats in India

by Baker, Deborah

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New York: Penguin. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2008. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 1594201587 . Pulitzer Prize finalist Deborah Baker looks at the travels Allen Ginsberg and other beat writers took to India in the early 1960's "exposing an overlooked chapter of the literary past." Contains chapter notes in the rear. There are four parts in the book's body and each part heading page has several small b&w photos along the edge. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. The dust jacket has a blank sticker over the bar code on the rear panel, else it is in similarly nice condition with no chips, tears, or markings.; B&W Photographs; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 245 pages .
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Introduction to Steel Shipbuilding
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Introduction to Steel Shipbuilding

by Baker, Elijah

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New York: Mcgraw Hill. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1953. Second Edition. Hardcover. Written as a text book for apprentice classes at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company. Covers all aspects of designing components and building steel ships of many sizes and contains many illustrations, diagrams and photos. There is also an index and a folding chart in the rear. Original red cloth covers with silver spine and cover lettering. A previous owner name on the end paper has been inked out and there is a little edgewear to the covers. ; B&W Illustrations, Photos, Drawings; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 398 pages .
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