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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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Business Card "Craig's Motel Between Broadway and Farmer Route 1 P.O. Box 74 on U.S. 10 Idlewild, Mich." more books like this

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$5.40

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

Description: 2 x 3.5". Creasing, light soiling, ink name and phone number on reverse else good. Idlewild was a popular African-American resort, its peak years from the 1920s to 1964, the year of the Civil Rights Act. 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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Directory, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Woodward & Albany, Ferndale, Mich. [April 1928] more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church: Ferndale Date published: April 1928

Description: Ads, 9 x 6", stapled wraps, 62pp, covers quite worn with ink notes at top of front cover, ink and pencil marks to list of Communicant Members. SWAF. Rev. L.H. Pertner, Pastor. Ads include Hedge's Wigwam restaurant, and the East Michigan Sanitarium and Hospital, 151 Vester. Read More

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"the Flats Book, 22nd Annual Hunting Decoy Show and Contest" [Cover Title] more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: np Date published: 2005

Description: Photos; ads, 11 x 8.5", pict stapled wraps, 26pp, nice copy. St. Clair Flats. The Hunting Decoy Contest took place on August 27-28, 2005 at The Eastin Inn in Roseville. Includes an article by "Ras" entitled "Gunning the Flats", a portrait of Frank Cummings ("Historic Carver of the Flats"), and an Ed Kellie Can (canvasback) Pattern. Read More

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A Poem on Michigan more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Office of Christian Life: Charlotte Date published: 1900

Description: 6.25 x 4.25", pict stapled stiff wraps, unpaginated. Very good to fine condition. The poems are entitled "Michigan", "Game and Wild Animals", "Fruit, Stock and Rail-Roads", "Some of the Cities-Detroit", "Flint", "Grand Rapids", "Ann Arbor", "Lansing" and "Jackson". Reprint, issue date unknown. Read More

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The Women of the Mayflower and Womon of Plymouth Colony used book

The Women of the Mayflower and Womon of Plymouth Colony more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Gale Research Co. : Detroit Date published: 1974

Description: 7 x 5.25", cloth-like boards, 197pp, as-new copies in the original shrinkwrap. Multiple copies available (az950). Reprint of the Plymouth, MA edition of 1921. Read More

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Bundling: Its Origin, Progress and Decline in America used book

Bundling: Its Origin, Progress and Decline in America more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Omnigraphics: Detroit Date published: (1990)

Description: 8.5 x 5.5", pict boards, as new in original shrinkwrap! Multiple copies available (az950). Read More

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Group of Five Envelopes From Detroit's Pick-Fort Shelby Hotel [Double Tree Suites-Fort Shelby] more books like this

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$12.00

Publisher: Detroit Date published: nd

Description: Oblong 4 x 7.5", printed in upper left corner "The Pick-Fort Shelby Lafayette Boulevard at First Street Detroit 26, Michigan." Unused, light creasing and soiling, flaps are stuck to the envelope else very good condition. Originally opened in 1917, with a later addition by Albert Kahn in 1927 it became the Pick-Fort Shelby Hotel in 1951. Recently renovated by its new owner, Hilton Hotels, it is know known as the Double Tree Suites-Fort Shelby. Nice bit of Detroit hotel memorablia. Sold as a ... Read More

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A Rival of the Yosemite: the Canon of the South Fork of King's River, California; Excerpt From (the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine Vol. Xliii No. 1 Nov. 1891) more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: (The Century Company: New York) Date published: (1891)

Description: 9.25 x 6", stapled wraps, 77-98pp. Removed, first and last pages have light pencil notes/erasures, paper clip marks, spotting, last page is toned and spotted with an edge tear, remainder is clean, good to very good condition. Includes maps of Sequoia National Park and King's River Yosemite and nine full page illustrations ie. the Canon, Manzanita Orchard, Paradise Peak, Tehipitee Valley. Read More

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Helmet and Sword, Section IV more books like this

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$12.00

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Helmet and Sword: Bloomfield Hills, MI Date published: 1968

Description: 9 x 6, pict stapled stiff wraps, 64 pp, covers a bit rubbed and soiled, some ink scribbles at bottom of one page else a decent copy of this fairly scarce item. A later contribution from the "Radio Priest" of the 1930s. Father Coughlin's ideas on foundations, taxation of parochial schools, Pope Paul, etc. With card addressed to publisher asking to be notified of this work being published in one volume (blank). Read More

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