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Travel, Geography & Exploration:United States:Mid-West

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...<b>Zigzag Journeys in the White City with Visits to the Neighboring Metropolis  </b><br>, Butterworth, Hezekiah
1 Butterworth, Hezekiah ...Zigzag Journeys in the White City with Visits to the Neighboring Metropolis

Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1894.
 First Edition, Early Printing.
 Hardcover: Binding style 2. 8vo; vii, (3), 12-320 pages illustrations 22 cm.
 Book 16 in the series. 
Highlighting the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago with photographs and drawings. Butterworth spoke in the Children’s literary section at the World’s Literacy Congress held at the Art Institute.

Ephraim Marlow and his son Manton travel to the 1883 Columbian Exposition and explore the fair as well as Chicago. Ephraim makes the trip to attend the Peace Conference held in conjunction with the fair and Manton, an amateur folklorist attends the folklore congress held at the Palace of Art. In addition to descriptions of the fairgrounds and the city, the book includes accounts of the meetings in which they participate.

Red and white publisher’s cloth with Administration Building in gilt. Bindings tight and square; front hinge solid but paper broken. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. A bit of toning to white of spine. Light hand-soling.

REF: OCLC: 497729, HB.c; Smathers 23h5287; Dybwad 6.
 
Price: 85.00 USD

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...<b>Cleveland: A History in Motion  </b>, Grabowski, John; Grabowski, Diane
2 Grabowski, John; Grabowski, Diane ...Cleveland: A History in Motion
Carlsbad, CA: Heritage Media, 2000. 1886483388 / 9781886483385 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 
The focus of this richly illustrated volume is on the role of transportation in the city's origin, growth and development. It also tells the story of people whose dreams, work and perseverance put Cleveland's history in motion and transformed a spot on a map into a community.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling to book and DJ; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

 
Price: 85.00 USD

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...<b> Old Times on the Upper Mississippi: the Recollections of a Steamboat Pilot From 1854 to 1863 </b>, Merrick, George Byron
3 Merrick, George Byron ... Old Times on the Upper Mississippi: the Recollections of a Steamboat Pilot From 1854 to 1863
Cleveland The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1909 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover.
 
George Byron Merrick archives the entire landscape of steamboat life he experienced in the mid-1800s. Beginning as a cabin boy he worked his way up to cub pilot on the mighty Mississippi. Merrick's narrative includes animated stories about gamblers, shipwrecks, and steamboat races with amusing descriptions of river life and steamboat operations.

9.5 inches tall. 323 pages., appendices, index, frontispiece. Illustrated with maps, portraits, period photographs. Top edge gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Corners mild bumps. Previous owner’s bookplate on front paste-down.[Howes M539]

[This work was edited by Reuben Gold Thwaites, but he is uncredited.]

 
Price: 100.00 USD

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...<b>Rivers, Railways, and Roads: A History of Henderson County, Illinois  </b><br>, Sutton, Robert P.
4 Sutton, Robert P. ...Rivers, Railways, and Roads: A History of Henderson County, Illinois

Illinois: Henderson County Historical, 1988.
 0962037605 / 9780962037603 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.
 
Price: 85.00 USD
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...<b>Talk of the Towns: Stories from Southwest Michigan  </b><br>, Zerler, Kathryn
5 Zerler, Kathryn ...Talk of the Towns: Stories from Southwest Michigan

St. Joseph, Michigan St. Joseph Today, 1991.
 0962753211 / 9780962753213 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
True accounts about people -- from gunslingers to the girl next door -- that will make you laugh and cry.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with retail shelf wear is in new Mylar protective sleeve.
 
Price: 21.95 USD

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...<b>The Caves Beyond: The Story of Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave Exploration  </b><br>, [Spelunking] Lawrence,  Joe Jr.;Brucker,  Roger W.
6 [Spelunking] Lawrence, Joe Jr.;Brucker, Roger W. ...The Caves Beyond: The Story of Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave Exploration

New Jersey: Zephyrus Press, Inc., 1975.
 0914264184
 Reprint: 1st Edition Thus.
 Softcover.
 Profusely illustrated with photos and drawings.
 
In February, 1954, under the direction of Joe Lawrence, Jr., the National Speleological Society sent the largest, most highly organized, and best-equipped expedition in the history of American cave exploration into Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave, Kentucky.

The Caves Beyond is the official account of that expedition and a classic American caving story. There is no other caving book like it.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>Door Way</b>, [Wisconsin] Blei, Norbert
7 [Wisconsin] Blei, Norbert ...Door Way
Granite Falls, Minnesota: U.S.A. Ellis Press, 1981. 0933180225 / 9780933180222 First Edition. Hardcover in Jacket.
 
No flaws to unread book. Beautiful wrap-around dust jacket has a hint of handling wear. Now in a protective Mylar sleeve.

Weaving a tapestry of lives and landscapes, past and present, earth and water, Norbert Blei celebrates the unique heritage of Door County, Wisconsin, a spectacular peninsula reaching into Lake Michigan. Blei ponders the balance of nature in a place where locals, tourists, and developers vie with the native flora and fauna of forests and lakeshore.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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