This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...large a number of the native sons of Detroit who have here found ample scope for the winning of success and prestige in various ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...large a number of the native sons of Detroit who have here found ample scope for the winning of success and prestige in various fields of endeavor and who are numbered among the prominent and influential citizens of the fair metropolis of Michigan. A scion of a sterling pioneer family of the state and an able representative of the profession that was signally honored by the character and services of his distinguished father, the late William A. Moore. William V. Moore stands as one of the leading members of the Detroit bar and is also identified with various industrial and financial interests that have had marked influence in furthering the generic precedence and civic prosperity of his native city, which has been his home from the time of his birth and to which his loyalty is of the most unequivocal order. William Van Moore was born on Congress street, Detroit, on the 3rd of December, 1856. After due preliminary discipline in the public schools he entered his father's alma mater, the University of Michigan, in which he was graduated as a member of the class of 1878 and from which he received his degree of Bachelor of Arts. In the same year he initiated the study of law under the effective preceptorship of his father, and in further preparation for the work of his chosen and exacting profession he finally was matriculated in the law department of Boston University, in which he was graduated in 1880, with the degree of Bachelor of Laws. Shortly afterward, in Detroit, he was admitted to the bar of his native state, and in its metropolis he forthwith began the active work of his profession, in which he was continuously associated with his father until the death of the latter, on the 25th of September, 1906. He was thus identified with the firm of...
Fair. 1912, Volume III only; brown cloth covered boards; boards rubbed ans worn, especially on spine; Corners worn to boards; decorative end papers; marbled text block edges; illustrated; tight binding; interior unmarked; 4to 9 3/4"-12" Tall; 424 pages.
Good Condition. No Dust Jacket. B&W Photographs; Vol. 1; Small 4to-9" to 11"; 433 pages; Black 3/4 leather has damage on bottom front cover.; 3/4 black leather. Marbled endpapers. Portraits of MI historical people. Pages 1-433. Includes index and table of contents. Leather. State & Local History. Well illustrated with photos and engravings. Volume 1 covers Detroit history from 1670 to 1912. It chronicles colonization, fur trade, various wars, the boundary dispute, street car development, commercial & industrial development, railways, real estate, the automobile industry, the press, the judicial systems, medical history, and more. Member of FABA (Fl Antiquarian Booksellers' Assoc) Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6222.
Good. 1912; three volumes complete; original covers of one half leather over dark brown pebbled cloth; no dust jackets; leather very worn and rubbed; spine ends chipped and leather starting to chip off overall spine; corners worn to boards; tight bindings with pretty good overall all interiors; title page and frontis have light foxing; interiors of all volumes have overall light toning with occasional soil smudges; decorative end papers and marbled text block edges; 4to-over 9 3/4"-12" Tall; 433, 411 & 422 pages; Additional shipping charges will be requested for International or expedited orders.
Very Good Condition. No Dust Jacket. B&W Photographs; Small 4to-9" to 11"; 423 pages; 3/4 black leather. Marbled endpapers. Portraits of MI historical people. Pages 843-1266. Vol 3. State & Local History. Offered by: Member of FABA (Fl Antiquarian Booksellers' Assoc). Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6221.
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