John K. King Used & Rare Books

John K. King Used & Rare Books

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Brass Token From the Detroit City Gas Co more books like this

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$9.00

Publisher: Detroit Date published: nd

Description: Stamped brass, 3/4" diameter round token, worn, rubbed, spotted, needs a good cleaning. On obverse is number "3982"; on reverse is "Phone Check." Read More

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Brass Token From the Detroit City Gas Co more books like this

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$9.00

Publisher: Detroit Date published: nd

Description: Stamped brass, 3/4" diameter round token, worn, rubbed, spotted, needs a good cleaning. On obverse is number "3938"; on reverse is "Phone Check." Read More

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Detroit: Telegraph more books like this

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit: Detroit, MI Date published: 2008

Description: Photos, illustr, 10 x 7, wraps, 115 pp, as new copy. MOCAD. ISBN: 97809199127. Read More

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"in God's Name We Gather, Saint Alphonsus Parish 150, 1852-2002." [Cover Title]. more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: np (Dearborn, MI) Date published: 2002

Description: 11 x 8.5, pict stapled wraps, (16) pp, minor cover wear else a nice, fresh copy, with matching bookmark. Mostly a program for Mass on October 15, 2002, with Cardinal Maida, also pages listing donors of flags and for statue, etc. Read More

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School Directory, Mecosta County, Michigan 1945-1946 more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Big Rapids, MI Date published: 1945

Description: 5 x 3.25, stapled wraps, unpag, covers a little rubbed and soiled contents with minor soil and little stain to bottom margin. Read More

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Teaspoon From the Union News Company Which Had Restaurants in Detroit's Michigan Central Railroad Depot and Union Depot more books like this

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$15.00

Publisher: Silco Stainless USA Date published: nd (1930? )

Description: 6" length, stamped the Union News Co. on front of the handle, backstamped Silco Stainless USA. Scratches, light wear, needs some cleaning else good/very good. The spoon does not bear marks from either railroad company but was acquired from someone who knew it came from one of the two depots. The Union News Company was a division of the American News Company, a major distributor of periodicals and had outlets in many major cities including Detroit. The Detroit branches included restaurants, ... Read More

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Business Card for "W.B. Vann, Piano Tuner, Also Teacher of Piano, Organ and Violin. Dealer in New and Second Hand Musical Instruments. 329 Cass Ave., Detroit, Mich." more books like this

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$15.00

Publisher: Detroit Date published: nd (1883)

Description: Oblong 2.5 x 4.5, dark blue ink on cream background, shown on left side is illustr of a grand piano with highly decorative legs. According to the Detroit City Directories, there is no listing for WB Vann in 1882. By 1883, under the name of Willie B. Vann, he was a piano tuner at 329 Cass Ave. In 1885, another name change: This time it's William B. Vann, same address, but he along with Isaac Vann were jewelers. Both remained at 329 Cass Ave, until at least 1896. No listing in 1903 directory for ... Read More

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Where the Saints Have Trod. a Brief Summary of the History of the Diocese of Michigan. [Episcopal Church in Michigan]. more books like this

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$15.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: np (Detroit? ) Date published: nd (1949? )

Description: 6.25 x 4.25, pict stapled wraps, unpag (14 pp). Scattered spotting, light creasing and soiling, small tear on lower rear cover, staples rusty else good. The history starts with Rev. Richard Pollard arriving in Detroit in 1802 to the election of Bishop Emrich to be the seventh Bishop of Michigan at the 116th annual convention in 1948. Comes with a card stamped "Compliments of Bishop Emrich." Read More

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Two Postcards, One Color and One B&W of Same Scene "Mervue Club, St. Claire Flats, Detroit, Mich." more books like this

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$15.00

Publisher: St. Clair Flats Date published: nd (early 20th c)

Description: The Rotograph Co, NY City (German). One postcard (b&w) is postally used, with pencil note on the front with light creasing and soiling, the color postcard has light soiling else very good. The Mervue Club was also known at Hotel Mervue. Sold as a pair. Read More

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Trufant Hair Shop Licensed Cream of the Earth Shop. (Business Card) more books like this

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Publisher: Northville, MI. Date published: nd (early 1930s? )

Description: Early business card size for this shop which does "finger waving, water waving, farcial massage, marcelling, " etc. Spotted else ok. Read More

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Walled Lake Restaurant (Business Card). more books like this

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Publisher: Walled Lake, Mich. Date published: nd (early 1930s? )

Description: Early small business card size with standard cut of waiters holding up tray of food. They also sold cigars, cigarettes. Spotted else ok. Read More

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Business Card for "the Norris Laundry 102-104-106 Larned Street, West, Detroit, Mich." more books like this

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$18.00

Publisher: Detroit Date published: nd (1903? )

Description: Oblong, 3 x 5, cream colored card stock with black lettering, image of the five-story building on front. Creased, soiled, faink ink name on front, reverse hasa pink stain, light pencil scribble and ink stamp "No. 26." From the card: "The Norris Laundry. Established 1882. Detroit 'Looscarf' Collar Co. Manufacturers of Linen Collars and Cuffs" and "Custom Laundry Dept. Special Offer. Coupons redeemable in Collars and Cuffs issued by us for each 10 cents worth of laundry." Norris Laundry was ... Read More

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Partial Front Section From a Box of "Kellogg's Toasted Corn Flakes" Showing a Woman Holding Stalks of Corn While Standing in a Box of "Kellogg's Toasted Corn Flakes" and Box is Held Aloft By a Giant Ear of Corn Acting as an Air Balloon more books like this

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Publisher: Kellogg: Battle Creek Date published: nd (1920s? )

Description: 6" high x 7.5" at top and 2" at bottom. Creased, pinholes, other non-related illustrations glued to the back. The image of the woman first appeared between 1900-1910 but the company didn't start using the name Kellogg's--as oppoed to Kellogg--until 1922. Still an attractive item. Read More

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Town One South, Northville Poems more books like this

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$18.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Northville Arts Press: Northville, MI Date published: 1988

Description: Ilustr by Allen Berlinski, 10 x 7, color pict wraps, 70+ pp, minor shelf wear else a nice, clean, fresh copy. LIMITED TO 2000 COPIES (OF WHICH 250 ARE NUMBERED AND SIGNED--THIS ONE UNNUMBERED), SIGNED BY ARTIST ON COLOPHON PAGE. ADDITIONALLY SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR "Kathy, " AND INSCRIBED AND SIGNED "Al" BY THE ILLUSTRATOR. Read More

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1953 Michigan State Fair Program more books like this

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$18.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: np (Detroit? ) Date published: 1953

Description: Photos, ads, 8 x 5.5, pict stapled wraps, 96 pp, covers worn and soiled, contents toned with some corners bent but still good. Nice ads; starring at the Fair that year were Teresa Brewer, Eddie Fisher, Louis Armstrong, The Four Freshmen, Jerry Murad's Harmonicats, Billy Ward and His Dominoes, and Flora Zacchini (who gets shot out of a cannon). Also included is a pamphlet advertising Bilt-Rite Garage Doors. Read More

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Glass Ashtray for "Martin's Cocktail Lounge 11424 Greenfield Detroit." more books like this

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$18.00

Publisher: Detroit Date published: nd (1960s? )

Description: 3.5 x 4 x 1, scalloped edges, white lettering on a blue background, light wear else good. Lettering/color bright and sharp. Martin's was located just north of Plymouth Road in northwest Detroit. Read More

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1911 Calendar Plate more books like this

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$18.00

Publisher: Detroit Date published: 1911

Description: 9.5 with slightly scalloped edges. Shows roses and cherubs with months floating at edges. Crackled with some wear to images and pronounced chip at edge. Back stamped "Carnation, McNicol." Reinhardt was a wholesale confectioner in Detroit. As is. Read More

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The Oscoda Murders more books like this

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$18.00

Publisher: Cedar Lake Publishing: Oscoda, MI Date published: 1985

Description: Illustr, 8.5 x 5.5, 66pp, covers a little worn and toned, small black bump to bottom of rear cover else a decent copy of this scarce novel featuring Private Eye Nick Nails. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Scarce. Read More

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Robinwood Songs for Young People at School and Home more books like this

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$24.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: A Flanagan: Chicago Date published: 1903

Description: 8.5 x 6.5, pict brown boards, 43 pp + contents + ad. Covers worn, rubbed, soiled, bookplate, pencil name, text block detached from covers, light soiling and toning else contents good. Some of the songs: "The Boat for Slumber Town, " "The Little Dog and the Moon, " "Thanksgiving-Day Song." F. Sherwood Robinson was actually Mrs. F. Sherwood Robinson. Mrs. R received a glowing review in the Jan 15, 1904 ed of Journal of Education. The review also mentioned that she was the superintendent of music ... Read More

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The Teller Special Commemorative Edition...Marking the Dedication of the New Main Office of Detroit Bank & Trust-December, 1964 more books like this

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$24.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Detroit Bank & Trust: Detroit Date published: 1964

Description: Illustr, 10.75 x 8.25, pict stapled wraps, 36 pp. Covers have light wear and spotting, contents very good. Some of the articles: "May We Escort You" (tour of the contents), "Partner in a City's Prosperity" by Kenneth Thompson, "Moving the Longest Day, " "Symbol of Change, " by Carl Konzelman, plus messages from the then Michigan Governor George Romney and the then Detroit mayor, Jerome P. Cavanagh. Read More

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A Catalogue of First Editions Limited Editions Press and Rare Books. No. 2 1946 Classic Book Shop Detroit more books like this

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$24.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Detroit Date published: 1946

Description: 6 x 4, printed stapled wraps, 32pp. Pencil name, date and note on front cover, a few pencil check marks inside else good/very good. The name is that of Francis Waring Robinson, the then curator of European Art at the Detroit Institute of Arts and dated March 16, 1946. His note reads: "A great rarity--a book catalogue from a Detroit bookseller." Read More

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Oyers Corners to Springport, a Nostalgic Journey more books like this

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$24.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Springport Signal: Springport, MI Date published: 1976

Description: Photos, 10 x 6, pict cloth, 300 pp, covers a bit rubbed and soiled, extremities bumped and fraying, hinges loose, foredge of text block spotted else a decent copy of this history of Springport, MI (Jackson County). Read More

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"Guardian Angels Catholic Church, Clawson, Michigan, 1988, We Are the People of God" [Cover Title]. more books like this

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: United Church Directories: Galion, OH Date published: 1988

Description: Photos, 10.75 x 8.5. pict stapled wraps, unpag, covers a little soiled and worn, first few pp wrinkled at top corner else contents nice. Directory of families at Guardian Angels Parish in Clawson, MI. Read More

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A Moment in Time, a Lifetime of Memories, Early Days of Baseline and Van Dyke Michigan more books like this

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$24.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: np: Warren, MI Date published: nd (c 1990s? )

Description: Photos, 8.5 x 6.5, spiral bound plastic wraps, 57 pp, covers with minor wear, lat page with small wrinkle else a nice, clean copy of this scarce item. History of what was to become Warren, Michigan. Read More

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Them War the Days more books like this

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Wellman Press: Lansing, MI Date published: 1981

Description: Photos, 8.5 x 5.5, pict wraps, 334 pp, covers rubbed and finger soiled, with offset from some other source on rear cover, former owner's ink name and address on title page else pp nice. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Read More

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