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West to Far Michigan: Settling the Lower Peninsula, 1815-1860

By: Lewis, Kenneth E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: East Lansing, Michigan State University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3185

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with illustrated boards, 18 by 26 cm, xx 514 pp., charts and graphs. Near fine with faint shelf wear to the boards – appears unread. From the publisher: “West to Far Michigan is a study of the lower peninsula's occupation by agriculturalists, whose presence forever transformed the land and helped to create the modern state of Michigan. This is not simply a history of Michigan, but rather a work that focuses on why the state developed as it did. Although Michigan is seen today as an industrial state whose history is couched in terms of the fur trade and the international rivalry... View more info

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Power Farming Machinery – The Great Minneapolis Line

By: The Minneapolis Threshing Machine Co.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hopkins, MN, The Minneapolis Threshing Machine Co.: 1927

Seller ID: 3038

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound wraps, 19.5 by 26.6 cm, 48 pp., illus. Very good with light wear to the covers and corners, rubbing on the back cover, and a stamp on the inside of the front cover for Ray E. McHugh, State Distributor, in Lansing, Michigan. A wonderfully illustrated catalog of Minneapolis’ line of farm equipment including all variety of tractors and parts, separators, grain registers, feeders, steam engines, shellers, and bottom and disc plows. Every item is fully illustrated, including a center-spread of “The King of All Farm Tractors – The Minneapolis 17-30 Type B.” View more info