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Image for How It Was In Hartford; an affectionate account of a Michigan small town in the early years of the twentieth century

How It Was In Hartford; an affectionate account of a Michigan small town in the early years of the twentieth century

By: Dunbar, Willis F.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30700


Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by the author Willis F. Dunbar and inscribed to Dick Ellison, an employee of Time-Life Broadcast. A letter from Dick Ellison (c. 1969) also laid-in. History of Hartford, Michigan, 1900-1920. 223 pp. bound in red cloth; illustrated with black & white photos. Bright, clean, tight book. Modest rubbing to cloth at ends of spine. Crisp interior, no other names or markings.In jacket with a few shallow chips, 1" closed tear; tanning to spine and folds. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Band of the Fighting Irish: A Pictorial History of the Notre Dame Band; Memory Book -- Volume 2

By: Dye, Kenneth; Larry Dwyer; Kelly May; Donelle Flick

Price: $27.00

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Bands: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29906


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 184 pp. pictorial history. Crisp, as new, in like jacket. Interior pristine, unmarked. View more info

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Slovak Catholic Parishes and Institutions in the United States and Canada

By: First Catholic Slovak Union

Price: $36.00

Publisher: First Catholic Slovak Union: 1955

Seller ID: 443


Very Good; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Cleveland, OH; 183 pages, bound in brown padded faux leather cover. Abundantly illustrated with b & w photos of Slovak church leaders and Slovak churches. Moderate wear at ends of spine. Firmly bound. Stamp of First Catholic Slovak Union on front endpaper. Pages clean, otherwise unmarked.; View more info

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Eighty Years in Iowa

By: Gavitt, Benjamin H.; DeGroot, A. T.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1948

Edition: -

Seller ID: 22473


Fair; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Los Angeles; 191 pages, plus epilogue. Bound in yellow card covers; mimeographed pages bound together. Typical library markings. Cover heavily creased and worn. First page torn. Born in 1864, the author provides a lively account of frontier life in Iowa; the early church in western Iowa; hunting and trapping; the farming community in Moorhead and the author's business enterprises there, and much more. ; View more info

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Biographical and Historical Memoirs of the Early Pioneer Settlers of Ohio, with

By: Hildreth, S. P.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Heritage Books. Inc: 2012

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 29824

ISBN: 1556134223


Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Bright, crisp, tight book. Previous owner's small stamp on title page. Otherwise unmarked. Light edge wear, corner tip of cover bent. Series of 35 biographical sketches of the early settlers of Washington County Ohio View more info

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The Aurora & Elgin Limited; First 15 Newsletters, 1976-81

By: Hyett, Steve (President and Newsletter Editor)

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad Historical Society: 1976

Seller ID: 726


Very Good; 3-ring binder; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Aurora, IL; Red three-ring binder with 15 issues of the Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad Historical Society newsletter. Issues are 2-12 pages and include Vol. 1, 1-6, 1976-1977; Vol. 2, 1-4, 1977-78. Vol. 3, 1-4, 1978-80. Vol. 4, 1, 1981. Also includes several data sheet sets: The Fox & Illinois Union Railway Co. and The New Third Rail Double Track Electric Railroad (CA&ERR), and a booklet titled Riverview Park (On the CA&ERR) . The red binder has scuffing on the back cover and a 4' split in front joint (repaired with clear tape). Newsletters are... View more info

Image for Die Design Fundamentals Book One A Step-by-Step Introduction to the Design of Stamping Dies Including Material, Punches, Die Sets, Stops, Strippers, Gages, Pilots and Presses

Die Design Fundamentals Book One A Step-by-Step Introduction to the Design of Stamping Dies Including Material, Punches, Die Sets, Stops, Strippers, Gages, Pilots and Presses

By: Paquin, J. R.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Industrial Press: 1962

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller ID: 603


Fine with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pp bound in green cloth. Abundantly illustrated. Near Fine book, bright, clean, tight, only a hint of shelf wear. Uunmarked but for initials JJQ on endpaper. Pages crisp, clean. No dust jacket.; Packaged with care -- bubble wrapped and shipped in a box. View more info

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Ohio Is My Dwelling Place Schoolgirl Embroideries, 1803-1850

By: Studebaker, Sue

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Ohio University Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 28295

ISBN: 0821414526


Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by the author, with personalized inscription. 310 pages, bound in reddish cloth. 226 illustrations. Bright, clean, tight book; pages crisp. Dust jacket also bright & clean with a hint of shelf rubbing. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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The Grosse Point Lighthouse, Evanston, Illinois; Landmark to Maritime History and Culture

By: Terras, Donald J

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Windy City Press: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30565

ISBN: 0964855801


Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Printed thank you note SIGNED by author, laid-in. 112 pp. bound in black cloth; illustrated with photos. Bright, clean, tight book. Hint of sunning on bottom edge of front board. Crisp pages; no names or markings. Bright crisp jacket with slight shelf rubbing. ; Signed by Author View more info