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Maps of Indiana Counties in 1876 with the Plat of Indianapolis and a Sampling of Illustrations
1 Maps of Indiana Counties in 1876 with the Plat of Indianapolis and a Sampling of Illustrations
Indiana Historical Society 1968 Reprint Soft Cover Near Fine Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall 
Beautiful, crisp atlas with only one fault -- toning to edge of spine. Otherwise truly lovely with pristine pages and no names or writing. Oversized at 14-1/4"x17-1/2". Taken from the Historical Atlas of the State of Indiana originally published by Baskin Forster & Co. in 1876. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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2 Our Heritage; A Bicentennial Salute to Michigan City
Michigan City, Indiana The News-Dispatch 1976 Soft Cover Fine in VG Slipcase 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Scarce collection of five paperbound booklets in a red, white and blue slipcase published by the Michigan City, Indiana newspaper. Paper is newsprint, but it is extremely crisp with only minimal toning. Slipcase is likewise clean and nice with just one small abrasion from a price sticker to upper front corner and a small chip inside the opening at the top. Booklets each have 39 pages and are titled as follows: The Making of a Community; Lakefront Legacy; People From Our Past; Moments To Remember; and Quality of Life. Photo illustrated. Measures 8"x11" 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Centennial Book; Official Program of the Ceremonies and Pageant in Celebration of the Centennial of Fountain County at Covington, Indiana
3 The Centennial Book; Official Program of the Ceremonies and Pageant in Celebration of the Centennial of Fountain County at Covington, Indiana
Covington, Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution 1926 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice program with only a few small faults, being a tiny loss of paper to tail of spine. a small chip to top front corner next to spine and a minor bit of soiling to very edge at bottom of title and frontis pages. Measures 8"x10-1/2" and is handsomely illustrated throughout with photographs and maps. Much history, as well as the program of events and the script of the pageant staged in honor of the festivities. Unpaginated. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 The Marmon Memorial Collection of Paintings; John Herron Art Museum
Indianapolis The Art Association of Indianpolis 1948 Soft Cover Very Good 
Very nice, clean booklet showing toniing just to very edges of cover and a few very tiny tears at top edge. Former owner's name's whited out at first blank page. Contents pristine. Illustrated beautifully in full color with one painting per page. Works in the collection by Dutch and French Masters were presented to the Art Association of Indianapolis in memory of Daniel W. and Elizabeth Marmon all are accompanied by commentary. 
Price: 16.95 USD
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Indiana Railroad: The Magic Interurban, Bradley, George K.
5 Bradley, George K. Indiana Railroad: The Magic Interurban
Chicago Central Electric Railfans Association 2001 0915348284 / 9780915348282 Second Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9 
Crisp, beautiful book -- no bumps to boards, no names or writing , and no tears or chips to jacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9"x12" and is printed on coated paper. Illustrated profusely, primarily with black and white historic photos, but also some color. An extensive text follows the evolution of the interurband in Indiana which were broguth together under the same umbrella -- the Indiana Railroad. 224 pages. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Lakeland Chronicles; A Novel, Fahel, A.A.
6 Fahel, A.A. The Lakeland Chronicles; A Novel
Indiana Self-published 2006 First Printing Soft Cover New SIGNED by Author
Crisp, BRAND NEW copy, signed by Indiana author inside front cover. Tells the story of two prodigals who meet on a train -- one bound for a wedding, the other a funeral. Little do they know that they are the center of a web of connectivity that runs back centuries into the history, mystery, and mythology of Lakeland, Indiana. 319 pages. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Fort Wayne, Indiana 1913; A Presentation of Her Resources  Achievemants and Possibilities, Gardner, H.W. (compiler)
7 Gardner, H.W. (compiler) Fort Wayne, Indiana 1913; A Presentation of Her Resources Achievemants and Possibilities
Fort Wayne, Indiana The Fort Wayne News 1913 Soft Cover Very Good Oblong 
Very nice clean, tightly bound book with no names or writing and still showing original cording. Only fault is a small chip to bottom front edge. Edges are yapped, so it's amazing that there isn't more damage because the overhang lends itself to tears and chipping. Lavishly illustrated throughout, primarily in black and white, but also in color as seen in photos. It's billed as "An Authentic Compilation of the City's Industrial, Financial and Civic Activities. Book measures 9-1/4"x12-1/4" and has 117 pages. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Ancestors and Descendants of George Harter 1800-1869, Harter, Fayne E
8 Harter, Fayne E Ancestors and Descendants of George Harter 1800-1869
Grabill, Indiana Self-published 1969 Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Clean and tightly bound. No names or writing, and no bumps to red boards. Only fault is a small crease next to spine at front. Measures 9"x11" and has 243 pages. Black and white photographs throughout. A rather hard to find family history. Includes a laid-in type-written page of all family members buried in Scipio Cemetery, Scipio Township, Allen County, Indiana. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Kuenzli. Alfred E. Midwest Flier Magazine November, 1946 (Volume 1, No. 3)
Cleveland, Ohio The Ohio Fliers Association 1946 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice clean magazine, tightly bound. Also included is a four page color insert (unbound) advertsing Martin Star. Front and back of this is color art and the two-page spread inside offers early company history. Magazine itself is illustrated with black and white photos. Article topics include the Cleveland National Aircraft Show; Michigan Aeronautics and legal problems; Ohio's flyng school teachers; flying the Thompson; the Hoosier Airpark; the Cincinnati Airport; flying the Seabee; and the Waco Aircraft Co. of Troy, Ohio. 40 pages. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Wove in Indiana and Fancy Weaving Jacquard Coverlets  By Indiana Weavers  (two exhibition catalogs), Montgomery, Pauline
10 Montgomery, Pauline Wove in Indiana and Fancy Weaving Jacquard Coverlets By Indiana Weavers (two exhibition catalogs)
Conner Priairie, Indiana Conner Prairie Pioneer Settlement 1978 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Two very nice, clean exhibit catalogs, both featuring the collection of John and Janet Simmermaker of Winnemac, Indiana. Both catalogs were printed to accompany displays at the Conner Prairie Pioneer Settlement. Wove in Indiana was for the December 1978 event. It has 28 counted pages with beautiful photos printed in blue ink, a common color used for Jacquard coverlets which are the product of a loom that used a series of cards (like IBM cards) to make the distinctive pictorial designs The second catalog, Fancy Weaving, accompanied a display in 1981. This one has less pages (13) and less photos, but describes 78 coverlets in the collection.Information about the craft itself is in the larger book. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Atlas of De Kalb County Indiana (Reprint of 1880 Atlas), No Author
11 No Author Atlas of De Kalb County Indiana (Reprint of 1880 Atlas)
De Kalb County Historical Society Inc. / The Bookmark 1974 Reprint Soft Cover Fine Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall 
Very crisp, clean oversized atlas measuring 14"x17", a reprint of the original 1880 atlas. Beautiful graphics (see photos) enhance the beauty of the maps, as well as the historical information at the front of book which comprises 14 pages. Vety gently kept by single owne. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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12 No author Stated Chesterfield Lives 1886-1986 Our First One Hundred Years
Chesterfield, Indiana Camp Chesterfield 1986 Soft Cover Very Good 
Very nice, clean book -- rather hard to find. No names or writing, no spine crease. Poem about the Camp by Wanda Day laid-in. Illustrated with historic photographs throughout. Measures 6"x9" and shows only light toning at cover edges and to edges of laid-in poem.The Camp began through the efforts of Dr. J.W. Westerfield and his wife Mary and was established much like its New York counterpart, Lilydale. Includes list at back of invited mediums and guest speakers throughout the years. A fascinating look at one camp and how it reflected the exponential popularity and growth of Spiritualism, which found its roots in both the Society of Friends and the Shakers. 95 pages. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Fulton County Images No. 4, No author Stated
13 No author Stated Fulton County Images No. 4
Rochester, Indiana Fulton County Historical Society 1997 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A wonderful compendium of Fulton County, Indiana history not too commonly found. Filled with vintage photos and maps, as well as articles covering such topics as the saving of two round barns, the writings of William Polke, first white settler; the Smith-Nocholson historic house, the Gilly Burns double murder and suicide of 1904; Woodrow School; and a very long piece on the poet John Emery Troutman. Very clean inside and out with just one small abrasion to front cover. Measures 8-1/2"x11". 111 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Schlereth, Thomas J. US 40; A Roadscape of the American Experience
Indianpolis Indiana Historical Society 1985 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
Very clean, nice copy with just a small bit of edgewear to loter front corner area. No spine crease and no names or writing. Photo illustrated throughout in black and white. Includes maps. Measures 8-1/2"x9" Patterned after early road touring guides of the 1920's, book is a history of a major Indiana roadway. 150 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Brown Township Tales; The History, Stories, and Lore of Brown Township in Ripley County, Indiana, Smith, Alan
15 Smith, Alan Brown Township Tales; The History, Stories, and Lore of Brown Township in Ripley County, Indiana
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Four-Step Publications 2002 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No DJ 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall 
Very crisp clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Printed on quality coated paper and includes numerous historical photographs. Book measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 112 pages plus eight appendices and an index. Chapters cover the early history of the township, Fort Buchanan, Olean, Benham,Middle Fork and Lincoln, Dewberry, Cross Plains, and Friendship. Appendices list Brown Township Civil War veterans; WWI veterans; members of J.R.T. Gordon Post #201; Benham, Olean,Cross Plains and Friendship postmasters; and several pages of cemetery lists. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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