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Treasures Amongst the Trash: True Life Adventures from a Mobile Home Park [Flint Michigan], Signed

By: Sparkes, Rick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Three Rivers, MA, Van Volumes Ltd.: 2001

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1457

ISBN: 193104158x

Condition: Very Good +


Sparkes, Rick. Treasures Amongst the Trash: True Life Adventures from a Mobile Home Park. Three Rivers, MA: Van Volumes Ltd., 2001. Softcover, 13.7 by 21 cm, v 61 pp. Very good condition with only light shelf wear and a few light dents on the back cover. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. “Ever wonder what it’s really like to live in a trailer park but don’t want to move to find out? Here’s the book you’ve been waiting for. Written by o... View more info

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The Burton Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library

By: Sprenger, Bernice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Detroit, The Detroit Public Library: 1971

Seller ID: 2699

Condition: Very Good


Brochure no. 7142. Staple-bound card wraps, 15.1 by 15.3 cm, 12 pp. incld. wraps, illus. Very good with only faint wear to the wraps. This ephemeral little booklet details the historical background of the Burton Historical Collection, including the reading room, catalog room, and its genealogical materials. It features a reproduction and brief description of the Burton bookplate designed by Raymond Everett. View more info

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All Around the Town: A Pictorial History of Tompkins Township, Jackson County, Michigan

By: Tompkins Home Extension Historical Committee

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tompkins Township, MI, The Tompkins Home Extension Club Historical Society:

Seller ID: 1831

Condition: Near Fine


Printed by The Exponent Press in Brooklyn, Michigan. Red cloth with black titles and cover image, 17.5 by 25.5 cm, 324 pp., heavily illustrated with black and white images. Near fine with only faint signs of shelf wear. An in-depth look at the families, farms, schools, churches, organizations, etc. of Tompkins Township, Michigan (located north-west of Jackson). No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never i... View more info

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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 extensi... 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,... 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 t... View more info

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A Picture Album of Holland, Michigan

By: Ven Reken, Donald; Theron Wierenga

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Holland, MI, Self-published: 1976

Seller ID: 2125

Condition: Good


Staple-bound, card wraps, 21.5 by 27.9 cm, 48 pp. Light wear and foxing to the covers and edges, a light musty smell, and a small dent/cut in the back cover and last ten leaves. Includes 77 full- and half-page black and white images of old Holland. 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 dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. (os... 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 ... View more info