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Image for Walden North: Lake Life in Leelanau [Michigan]

Walden North: Lake Life in Leelanau [Michigan]

By: Underwood, Carole

Price: $20.00

Publisher: np, Self-published by the author: 1980

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2019

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound, card wraps, 14 by 21.5 cm, 48 pp. Very good with light wear to the wraps and light, uneven sun fading on the back cover. Signed by the author on the inside of the front cover. “This book is my tribute to beautiful Leelanau County, Michigan, to lake dwellers everywhere, and to all who love the North Country.” (case) View more info

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The Railroads of Holland, Michigan: Volume One, The Nineteenth Century

By: Van Reken, Donald L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Holland, Michigan, Donald L. van Reken: 1997

Seller ID: 2731

Condition: Very Good -


Wraps, 21.5 by 28 cm, viii 164 pp., illus. Very good with minor wear to the covers and corners, a tiny stain on the fore-edge of the textblock, and a gift inscription on the title page. Includes the Michigan Lake Shore Railroad, Allegan & Holland Railroad, Chicago & Michigan Lake Shore Railroad, Lakeshore Railroad of West Michigan, Grand Rapids & Holland Railroad first trip, Grand Haven Railroad Company, Chicago & West Michigan Railway Company, the Ottawa Beach extension in the 1880s, the 1890s from newspaper sources, Holland & Lake Michigan Electric Railroad Company, and much more. View more info

Heinz in Holland: A Century of History, Illustrated Story, 1896-1996

By: Vande Water, Randall; Jerry Shoup, foreword, afterword

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Color House Graphics: 2001

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 1003

Condition: Fine


Vande Water, Randall; Jerry Shoup, foreword, afterword. Heinz in Holland: A Century of History, Illustrated Story, 1896-1996. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Color House Graphics, 2001, first edition. Glossy wraps, 138mm by 216mm, ix, 194 pp., illustrated with black and white photographs. Unread copy with only faint signs of shelf wear and a pencil mark on the fore edge of the textblock. A history of the Heinz Pickle Company in Holland, Michigan. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is... View more info

The City of Wyoming [Michigan] – A History

By: Vaughn, Charles; Dorothy Simon, eds

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wyoming, Michigan, Wyoming Historical and Cultural Commission, Inc.: 1984

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 779

Condition: Good +


Wyoming, Michigan: Wyoming Historical and Cultural Commission, Inc., 1984. First edition. Good +. Wyoming, Michigan: Wyoming Historical and Cultural Commission, Inc., 1984. First edition. Good +. Vaughn, Charles; Dorothy Simon, eds. The City of Wyoming – A History. Wyoming, Michigan: The Wyoming Historical and Cultural Commission, Inc., 1984, first edition. Softcover, 6 by 9-inches, [8] 349 pp. Light rubbing, wear and faint creases to the wraps, scuffing on the fore edge of the textblock, and leaves are lightly yellowed. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship... View more info

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Weidenaar: Our Changing Landscape - Signed

By: Weidenaar, Reynold

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cape Cod, MA, Wake-Brook House: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2901

Condition: Very Good


Number 208 of an unspecified printing. Hardcover, green mottled cloth over boards with paper label on spine and a cover label of one of Weidenaar's color drawings, "hand-bound by the craftsmen of Wake-Brook House," 22.5 by 28.5 cm, 80 pp., heavily illus. SIGNED by the Weidenaar on the front free endpaper. Very good with very light wear at the corners and some faint yellowing to the leaves. This volume features dozens of large illustrations by Weidenaar of Kent County, Michigan, homes and environs accompanied by subtitles that form a poem. Includes a prefatory poem by Carl Sandburg, an introd... View more info

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A Child of the Sea; and Life Among the Mormons

By: Williams, Elizabeth Whitney

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. James, Michigan, Beaver Island Historical Society: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2713

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the original 1905 edition. Wraps, 13.7 by 21.5 cm, 229 pp. Very good with light wear to the wraps and the original price sticker on the back cover. “A 19th century woman’s recollection of a life spent near the waters of upper Lake Michigan. She combines tales and legends with her won memories to provide a vivid and charming account of the area and times.” View more info

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1930 Scrapbook of Detroit Street Names [Detroit News, George Catlin]

By: [Catlin, George B.]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: np, nd

Seller ID: 2309

Condition: Very Good


Ribbon-bound scrapbook with dull gilt “Clippings” and scissors image on the front cover, 20 by 28 cm, 41 leaves of which all are used, recto only. Covers have some light dampstains and edge wear, with chips at the corners and spine ends. The leaves are yellowed and brittle, with a couple of small edge chips, but the album is stable with all pages intact. The clippings appear to date from the late-1920s to early-1930s and are from The Detroit News. They feature a series of articles by George B. Catlin—historian of The Detroit News—titled “The Who, Why and Wherefore of Detroit’s ... View more info