John K. King Used & Rare Books

John K. King Used & Rare Books

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The National Police Gazette, the Leading Illustrated Sporting Journal in America, June 2, 1894 [Facsimile] more books like this

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$3.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: np Date published: nd

Description: Illus., 16 x 11.5", self wraps, 16pp, horizontal fold else a nice, fresh copy; multiple copies of the facsimile of this issue available, printed on modern, yellow paper. Front cover has large illus. of a woman playing baseball ("...but they could not bat far from the plate..."), stories inside on sensational crimes, illustrations of pretty stage actresses and dramatic scenes, dog kills little girl, man shoots his sweetheart in New Jersey, horseracing and boxing, etc. Great example of Victorian ... Read More

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"Custer and the Child: an Incident in the Life of the Famous Leader. He Was Brave in War and Tender in Peace. Touching Sorrow of the Gallant Soldier's Father. His Last Battle and His Place in American History." [Windsor Ontario, Canada] Article in the... more books like this

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$6.60

Publisher: Detroit Free Press Date published: 1894

Description: 21 x 18", page 27-28 only. Tears, chipped, toned, red pencil marks (not on the article), fold creases else good condition. Article is excerpted from a story that the Honorable Charles S. May wrote in the Kalamazoo (Michigan) Telegraph about May's four year old daughter meeting Gen. Custer in Kalamazoo in 1863. The remainder of the article includes an unexpected meeting with Custer's father, Battle of Little Big Horn. Approximately a column and a half in content. On the reverse is a lengthy ... Read More

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Color Postcard: "Venice at Night, California" on the Front and "Venice California as Seen on Baloon (Sic) Route Excursion Los Angeles Pacific Railway" on Reverse more books like this

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$9.00

Publisher: Newman Post Card Co: Los Angeles Date published: (1907-1911? )

Description: Postally unused, light soiling, spotting, and creasing, corners worn. The Balloon Route Excursion was a very popular trolley car trip that went from Los Angeles to Redondo Beach. Advertised as "The Best $1.00 Trip in the World", it covered 70 miles in 7 hours, visting ten beaches, eight cities, and 28 miles along the beach. Charles M. Pierce managed the Balloon Route from 1904-1911 for the Los Angeles & Pacific Railway Company. Shown in the postcard is a beautifully illuminated nighttime scene ... 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 "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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Brass Token "Detroit City Gas Co. 6537" on One Side and on the Other "Phone Check" more books like this

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$9.00

Publisher: Detroit Date published: nd (1910s? )

Description: 75". Worn, stained else good condition. Read More

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G.a.R. Rank Straps for Officer Badges more books like this

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$9.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: np Date published: nd

Description: 8.5 x 5.5", self wraps, 4pp including covers, horizontal fold, some edgewear. SCARCE. Read More

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Detroit: Telegraph more books like this

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$10.20

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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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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"Mammy's Cradle Song" Sheet Music. Educational Series Teaching Pieces Selected-Edited-Annotated and Fingered By John M. Williams. Series II more books like this

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$10.20

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Boston Music Co: Boston Date published: 1928

Description: 12 x 9, pict wraps, (4) pp. Creased, soiled, light staining, pencil and stamped names on front cover, numerous pencil notations inside, spine starting to split. On front cover is "Mammy" sitting by a cradle. From the song: "Mammy's done come, and she's gwineter stay. Go to sleep, lil baby. Mammy's gwineter skeer de ole Bogy Man erway..." Read More

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Graduation Program "Western High School Detroit, Michigan. Ninety-First Gratuating Class Commencement Excercises Class of June 1944" more books like this

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$10.20

Publisher: Detroit Date published: 1944

Description: 8 x 4.75" and opens up to 8.9 x 5". Light creasing and toning else good to very good. Some of the last names of the graduates: Cuny, Derderian, Kowaleski, Levin, Meloche, Ryba, Sarkisian, Varvatos, Zyla. Class colors were red, white, and blue. Read More

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Graduation Program for Detroit's "Cass Technical High School Sixty-Fourth Semi-Annual Commencement, Wenesday Evening January 28, 1942" more books like this

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$10.20

Publisher: Detroit Date published: 1942

Description: 9 x 6", 4pp. Creased, heavily soiled, edge tears. Some of the last names of the graduates: Alexie, Boersma, Cavanagh, Farkus, Hanna, Rau. Commencement speaker was Clement J. Freund, dean of engineering at the University of Detroit. Read More

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Graduation Program for Detroit's "Cass Technical High School Sixty-Fourth Semi-Annual Commencement, Wenesday Evening January 28, 1942" more books like this

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$10.20

Publisher: Detroit Date published: 1942

Description: 9 x 6", 4pp. Creased, heavily soiled. Some of the last names of the graduates: Freytag, Kiba, DiLaura, Marchioni, Tofel, Ratkovich. Commencement speaker was Clement J. Freund, dean of engineering at the University of Detroit. Read More

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Graduation Program for Detroit's "Cass Technical High School Sixty-Fourth Semi-Annual Commencement, Wednesday Evening January 28, 1942" more books like this

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Publisher: Detroit Date published: 1942

Description: 9 x 6", 4pp. Creased, heavily soiled. Some of the last names of the graduates: Behr, Fenech, Kantor, Lasko, Newbold, Rottenberg. Commencement speaker was Clement J. Freund, dean of engineering at the University of Detroit. Read More

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Graduation Program "Western High School Detroit, Michigan. Ninety-First Gratuating Class Commencement Excercises Class of June 1944" more books like this

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$10.20

Publisher: Detroit Date published: 1944

Description: 8 x 4.75" and opens up to 8 x 9.5". Creased and soiled else good. Some of the last names of the graduates: Aronson, Balog, Bugeja, Derderian, Falzone, Karas, Mifsud, Varvatos, Yost. Class colors were red, white, and blue. Read More

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Postcard "the Lincoln Funeral Car Souvenir 42nd National Encampment G.a. R" more books like this

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$10.20

Publisher: The Lamson Brothers Company: Toledo Date published: 1908

Description: Black and white image showing Lincoln's funeral car along with a photo of him in the upper left corner, 3.5 x 5.5". Postally unused, lower blank margin has faint pencil words, light soiling else very good condition. The 42nd Annual Encampment was held in Toledo, Ohio, September 3-4 1908. Read More

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Postcard Folder "Greetings From Northland Center Detroit, Michigan" more books like this

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$11.40

Publisher: Detroit Date published: (mid 1950s)

Description: Oblong 4 x 6" and expands to 4 x 28". Unused, very light wear and rubbing to exterior else very good condition. Includes images of the mall and of Detroit. From the folder: "Built by the J.L. Hudson Company and opened in March 1954...beautifully landscaped courts and malls...gardens, rest areas, shade, colonnade walks, sculpture, and beautiful music." Northland Center, located in the city of Southfield, no longer exists. Read More

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"Dedicating Manistee High School, March Thirty-First a.D. McMxxcii" [Cover Title] more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: np (Manistee, MI) Date published: 1927

Description: Photos, 9 x 6", printed textured stapled wraps, (32)pp, bottom of spine bumped a little else a nice, fresh, clean copy. Read More

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Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Halifax Sept. 12 to 20th 1900 Advertising Cover more books like this

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$12.00

Publisher: Halifax Date published: 1900

Description: Oblong 3.5 x 6.25", cream colored envelope with colorful illustration of the provincial flag below the wording for the exhibition. Envelope toned with creasing, flap has a tear that extends onto the envelope and is also torn along each side (opened after flap was sealed leaving flap remnants). Still attractive. Sold as is. Read More

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Problem Father; Program for the Fifteenth Annual Senior Play at Fordson High School, Dearborn and Directed By Mary Lila Zang more books like this

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$12.00

Publisher: Dearborn Date published: November 20, 1942

Description: 9 x 6", black on cream, printed on both sides. Fold creases/creasing, light soiling else good. "Problem Father" was written by Conrad Seiler. Read More

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The Hudsonian, Employee Magazine of the J.L. Hudson Company, October 1950 more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: J.L. Hudson Co. : Detroit, MI Date published: 1950

Description: Photos, 9 x 6", pict stapled wraps, 21pp, covers with a little rubbing else a nice, clean, fresh copy. Includes news on the Torch Drive, bowlers, the Hudson Choral Club, anniversaries, weddings, other news. Multiple copies, each... Read More

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The Hudsonian, Employee Magazine of the J.L. Hudson Company, November 1951 more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: J.L. Hudson Co. : Detroit, MI Date published: 1951

Description: Photos, 9 x 6", pict stapled wraps, 21pp, covers a little rubbed, some pencil scribbles inside front cover and on p16 else a nice, clean copy. Includes Christmas news (front cover photo of Santa arriving in a helicopter), the annual Men's Store golf tournament, anniversaries, cute kid photos, weddings, etc. Read More

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The Hudsonian, Employee Magazine of the J.L. Hudson Company, October 1950 more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: J.L. Hudson Co. : Detroit, MI Date published: 1950

Description: Photos, 9 x 6", pict stapled wraps, 21pp, covers with a little rubbing else a nice, clean, fresh copy. Includes news on the Torch Drive, bowlers, the Hudson Choral Club, anniversaries, weddings, other news. Multiple copies, each... Read More

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The Hudsonian, Employee Magazine of the J.L. Hudson Company, October 1950 more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: J.L. Hudson Co. : Detroit, MI Date published: 1950

Description: Photos, 9 x 6", pict stapled wraps, 21pp, covers with a little rubbing else a nice, clean, fresh copy. Includes news on the Torch Drive, bowlers, the Hudson Choral Club, anniversaries, weddings, other news. Multiple copies, each... Read More

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The Hudsonian, Employee Magazine of the J.L. Hudson Company, October 1950 more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: J.L. Hudson Co. : Detroit, MI Date published: 1950

Description: Photos, 9 x 6", pict stapled wraps, 21pp, covers with a little rubbing else a nice, clean, fresh copy. Includes news on the Torch Drive, bowlers, the Hudson Choral Club, anniversaries, weddings, other news. Multiple copies, each... Read More

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The Hudsonian, Employee Magazine of the J.L. Hudson Company, October 1950 more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: J.L. Hudson Co. : Detroit, MI Date published: 1950

Description: Photos, 9 x 6", pict stapled wraps, 21pp, covers with a little rubbing else a nice, clean, fresh copy. Includes news on the Torch Drive, bowlers, the Hudson Choral Club, anniversaries, weddings, other news. Multiple copies, each... Read More

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