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Alan's Used Books in Michigan

Alan's Used Books in Michigan

PO Box 775, Farmington, MI 48332-0775 USA (248) 473-4566
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Internet and mail-order only. Please Note: We are a small shop and list on several sites. In most cases we only have one unit of a given title. Occasionally we receive more than one order for the same book from two different sites. This means we must cancel the second order. Alibris counts this heavily against us and we have an embarrassing low rating from Alibris which we do not feel is fair. *** Thank you for your consideration. *** We specialize in unusual books, mainly nonfiction: history, s

Alibris Buyers Please Note: We are a small shop and list on several sites. In most cases we only have one unit of a given title. Occasionally we receive more than one order for the same book from two different sites. This means we must cancel the second order. Alibris counts this heavily against us and we have an embarrassing low rating from Alibris which we do not feel is fair. ***** A left-handed bookseller. In business since 1990. Internet-only shop located in suburbs of Detroit. We list only books we have in stock on hand. Our inventory includes a wide range of nonfiction, some literature and ephemera. We specialize in odd subjects. Owned and operated by Gwen Foss. Member TomFolio, Michigan Metro Bookdealers Assn.

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Queen of the Pirate Isle, the: 1931 Edition

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Illustrated by Kate Greenaway. Very Good. 64 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tan cloth, color illustration on front label depicting three children on overturned chairs dressed as pirates on pirate ships, 28 charming illustrations in full color.; Originally published in 1885. This edition 1931.; Light soiling and edgewear to cloth. Gift note in old ink on front endpaper. Pinhole in upper margin of one leaf. A few pages have very faint thumb smudges, otherwise interior clean. Binding tight and square. ...


Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, the, 2e: a Complete Catalog (2nd Edition, 4th Printing 1986) used book

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Edition: Second Edition; Fourth Printing Binding: Softcover Publisher: MIT Press;, Cambridge, Mass: Date published: 1986 ISBN-13: 9780262690805 ISBN: 0262690802

Description: Very Good- 0262690802. 463 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Stiff red covers, index, appendix with several plans and small maps, 433 Wright-designed buildings shown in b/w photos and briefly described, including many now demolished. (Gives names of locations but not exact addresses); Revised from 1974 original. This is 2nd edition, 4th printing, 1986.; Light rubbing to covers, small ballpoint note penned on rear blank page, one small bump and two light creases to spine, binding intact. Read More

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Lost Wright: Frank Lloyd Wright's Vanished Masterpieces used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Simon & Schuster;, N. Y. : Date published: 1996 ISBN-13: 9780684813066 ISBN: 0684813068

Description: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 0684813068. 176 pages; Square 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Metallic gold boards, red endpaper, chronology, index, bibliography, about 100 demolished Wright-designed buildings (of a total of 500 built) listed, shown in color and b/w photos and drawings, and described in detail.; Book designed by Robert L. Wiser.; Light bump to upper tips. Jacket clipped. Otherwise only very minor wear. A fascinating book. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Across the Continent: Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound Railway (With Prospectus, 1911) used book

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Binding: Softcover Publisher: George W. Hibbard, Seattle: Date published: 1911

Description: Very Good- 64 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Stiff pictorial covers, gold embossed lettering and decor, 60 halftone (b/w) and 17 color photos and illustraitons including color map of RR's route, mostly scenery, a few showing locomotives or trains.; Printed by Poole Brothers, Chicago, Railway Printers. First book published by Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound Railway, promoting itself and giving its early history.; Covers of book, which extend beyond textblock, have several small edge chips. Two ... Read More

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House: the Illustrated Story of an Architectural Masterpiece used book

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Binding: Softcover Publisher: Dover Publications;, N. Y. : Date published: 1984 ISBN-13: 9780486245829 ISBN: 0486245829

Description: Very Good+ 0486245829. 98 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Stiff tan covers, index, detailed footnotes, 160 b/w photos and diagrams with captions.; Several light thumb creases to covers, as usual. No other defects.; Dover Books on Architecture Series. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Lord of the Rings, the, Complete in 3 Volumes: (Box Set, Boxed Set) Revised 2nd Edition, 1978 used book

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Edition: Second Edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company;, Boston: Date published: 1978

Description: Very Good+ 1215 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; 3 softcover volumes, stiff tan covers, red and black lettering, front covers illustrated with stylized Sauron's Eye, small b/w maps, appendixes in vol-3.; Revised edition and 2nd edition stated. Vol-1, Fellowship of the Ring, 0395272238, 423 pages, 2nd edition, 1st printing. Vol-2, Two Towers, 039527222X, 352 pgs, 2nd edition, 3rd printing. Vol-3, Return of the King, 0395272211, 440 pgs, 2nd edition, 3rd printing. Isbn for set 0395272203.; Books a bit ... Read More

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Medford, Massachusetts: Images of America used book

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Binding: Softcover Publisher: Arcadia Publishing;, Charleston, S. C. : Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9780752413891 ISBN: 0752413899

Description: Very Good. 0752413899. 128 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Stiff tan pictorial covers, about 220 historic b/w photos with detailed captions. Includes chapter on Tufts University, founded by Universalists.; Foreword by mayor Michael J. McGlynn.; Owner name and address neatly stamped inside front cover. Light edgewear.; Images of America: Massachusetts Series. Read More

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Scottish Clans and Tartans: 150 Tartans Illustrated in Full Colour used book

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Edition: Third Printing Binding: Softcover Publisher: Lomond Books;, London: Date published: 1995 ISBN-13: 9781850517474 ISBN: 1850517479

Description: Very Good+ 1850517479. 271 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Stiff tartan covers, index, small map, 150 glossy full-color closeup tartan photos, clan histories of same.; Published by Reed Consumer Books for Lomond Books. Copyright 1973, this is 3rd printing, 1995.; Minor edgewear. No marks or creases. Original pri ce sticker on front. Read More

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Who Walk Alone: the Life of a Leper (Signed) used book

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Edition: Twentieth Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Henry Holt & Company;, N. Y. : Date published: 1940

Description: Very Good with no dust jacket. 308 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Full blue cloth, gilt spine title, index, appendix, 18 b/w photos on glossy plates, endpaper map of Culion (leprosarium or 'leper colony') on Culion Island, Palawan Province, Philippines. Presentation label affixed to reverse of frontispiece, name (Miss Sue C. Gallagher) typed on, SIGNED by author.; Presents much factual information about Hansen's Disease, including plea to drop name leprosy in favor of this name. Interior page ... Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Magic of Oz, the: (Softbound Reprint, 1970) used book

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Binding: Softcover Publisher: Scholastic Book Services;, N. Y. : Date published: 1970

Description: Illustrated by John Rea Neill. Good+ 208 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover. 134 x 193 mm. Stiff color illustrated covers, b/w illustrations throughout. Reprint of 1919.; Scholastic TX 3330.; Covers show creases and a few very tiny chips. Pages yellowed from age. No other flaws.; Wizard of Oz Series; Vol. 13. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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