Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1967. 105 photo Illus. Thin oblong 8vo, black cloth, d.w. chipped and partially repaired with tape, cloth lightly soiled, many pages slightly wavy. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1967.
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New York: Asher & Adams, 1872. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 23" x 15.75". Great double page map of Michigan divided into counties and townships. Shows cities, major routes, railroads and waterways. In excellent condition. Asher & Adams were publishers based in Washington and New York in the late 19th century.
Ports. Ann Arbor, 1948.
Michigan: 1893. Watercolor drawing on paper. Signed and dated. Sheet measures 8 3/4" x 7 5/8". This original watercolor drawing by Daniel C. Beard includes four drawings from life of people the artist encountered while visiting Michigan in February of 1893. Around this time, Beard worked as an illustrator for books by Mark Twain, Ernest Crosby, and others. The top half of the drawing includes two watercolor drawings, one color and one black-and-white, of "Johny Martin, Saloon Keeper & 'Hoodlum'...
Washington: U.S. Geological Survey, 1896. 36 color maps, some folding. Atlas folio, cloth covered boards, spine ends slightly worn, front cover soiled. First edition. Washington: U.S. Geological Survey, 1896. In very good condition. Atlas to Accompany Monograph XXVIII on the Marquette Iron-Bearing District of Michigan by Richard Van Hise and William Shirley Bayley, with a chapter on the Republic Through by Henry Lloyd Smyth. Lithographs by Julius Bien (1826-1909), an American lithographic printer and cartographer based in New York City...
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1958. Illus. 19pp. 8vo, pr. wrs. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1958. Very good.
illus. 8vo, cloth, torn d.w. Daytona Beach: Dana Thomas Bowen, Publisher, 1940. Great Lakes.
8vo, cloth; (spine ends rubbed). Univ. of Michigan Press, 1940.
New York: Colton, J.H., 1855. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 16" x 12.75". Nice clear map of Michigan divided into counties and townships. Shows cities, major routes, waterways and railroads. Very light scattered foxing to border. The Colton family was one the most prolific and successful publishers of maps and atlases in the United States. J.H. Colton (1800-1893) founded his business in NYC in 1831.
in the Michigan Territory, made between the 2d of May and 22d of September, 1819. 3 folding maps, 2 hand colored in outline. 228, lxiii, pp. 8vo, original boards, uncut and unopened; (spine ends worn, edges of corners worn, very light foxing to some margins). New-York: Published for the Author, By Kirk & Mercein, 1819. With the tipped-in errata. "In 1818 Darby was one of the surveyors engaged in running the boundary between the United States and Canada, made the...
Barcelona: Actar, 2001. Illustrated throughout in color and b/w. 158 pages. Slim 4to, glossy yellow printed wrappers. Barcelona: Actar, 2001. First edition. Very slight ripple at bottom of first several pages, otherwise a near fine copy of a rather scarce book. This book was conceived as a collection of essays, images, and projects, each offering a purchase from the urban milieu of Detroit during the decade of the 1990s. What began as a strictly architectural inquiry into the material remnants...
Detroit: David Preston & Co., 1868. Lithograph. 10.5" x 8". Some wear toning along original fold lines. "D. Preston Dec. 8th, 1868" is written in ink on verso. In very good condition. A broadside dated December 8th 1868 advertising prices for buying and selling Bonds (U.S., state, county, Union School District, and city), Revenue Stamps, Michigan 7's ("War Loan"), Gold, Silver, Canadian Currency, Land Warrants with War of 1812 exemptions. Also shown here are Sight Exchange prices, premiums for Broken...
many illus., some in color. tall 4to, cloth, d.w. Tulsa: Continental Heritage, 1982. Presentation copy. vg.
b/w illus. 295pp. 8vo, cloth. Indianapolis, (1950).
illus. 8vo, cloth. Indianapolis: Bobbs- Merrill, (1945). vg Signed by the author. American Lakes Series.
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1966. Illus. 8vo, two-toned cloth, d.w. dampstained and chipped, d.w. and cloth lightly soiled. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, (1966).
many illus. 437pp. 4to, cloth. N.Y.: Coward-McCann, (1960). American Vista Series: The Midwest. vg.
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Macmillan, (1975). vg.
New York: Johnson & Ward, 1864. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 17.75" x 24". Beautifully detailed double page map of Wisconsin and Michigan divided into counties and townships. Shows cities, major routes, railroads and waterways. One small spot of foxing. Alvin Jewett Johnson (1827-1884) is one of the most prolific American publishers of the 19th century. He opened his own company in 1856 that produced atlases, maps and encyclopedias. The company made great maps based on those...
New York: A.J. Johnson, 1867. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 17.75" x 24". Beautiful map of Wisconsin and Michigan divided into counties and townships. Shows in great detail towns, railroads and waterways. In very good condition, with minor toning along centerfold and small tear to bottom edge. Alvin Jewett Johnson (1827-1884) is one of the most prolific American publishers of the 19th century. He opened his own company in 1856 that produced atlases, maps and encyclopedias. The...
illus. 8vo, cloth. Indianapolis: Bobbs- Merrill, (1944). vg American Lakes Series.
Charlottesville: Thomasson-Grant, 1986. Many color photo Illus. by Balthazar Korab. Illus. 104pp. 4to, blue cloth, d.w. and cloth lightly soiled, d.w. slightly chipped, page throughout are slightly wavy on the right margins. (Charlottesville: Thomasson-Grant, 1986). Signed by the photographer, Balthazar Korab.
Conshohocken: Combined Publishing, 1997. Illus. 8vo, black boards, d.w., corners of boards bumped. (Conshohocken): Combined Publishing, (1997). Book Club Edition.
Baltimore: E. Weber & Co., 1849. Map. Lithograph. Image measures 26.5" x 21.75". Great map of Michigan and the Great Lakes illustrating the progress of public land surveys. Shows townships, waterways, islands and political boundaries. Very light foxing to upper left. Some creasing. Full original margins.
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Hastings, (1960). vg.