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1 Allen, Kevin Mr. & Mrs. Hockey: Signed Copy A Tribute to the Sport's Greatest Couple
Wayne, MI Immortal Investments Publishing 2004 0972363718 / 9780972363716 Hard Cover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
SIGNED BY MR. & MRS. GORDIE HOWE, with an inscription. Hard cover is red with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs. Foreword by Mike & Marian Ilitch, the longtime owners of the Detroit Red Wings [although not during the Howe era]. Howe is such an institution, a true 'Living Legend' in Detroit, that the name 'Mr. Hockey' is copyrighted. When Howe played for the Red Wings, it was at the now leveled Olympia Stadium. "Howe was an ambidextrous player, able to use the straight sticks of his era to shoot left or right-handed. He received his first taste of pro experience at fifteen years old ...A year later, he was noticed by Detroit Red Wings scout Fred Pinckney. He was signed by the Red Wings and assigned to their junior team, the Galt Red Wings... In 1945, however, he was promoted to the Omaha Knights of the minor professional United States Hockey League (USHL) , where he scored 48 points in 51 games as a seventeen-year-old. While playing in Omaha, Frank Selke of the Toronto Maple Leafs organization noticed that Howe was not properly listed as Red Wings property. Having a good relationship with Detroit coach Jack Adams, he notified Adams of the clerical error and Howe was quickly put on the team's protected list. Signing with the Red Wings for his first season...Howe made his NHL debut in 1946 at the age of 18, playing right wing for the Detroit Red Wings, #9 which he would wear for the rest of his career; and which is one of the few retired Red Wings player's numbers. Howe quickly established himself as a great goal scorer and a gifted playmaker with a willingness to fight. In fact, he fought so often in his rookie season to the point that he was told by coach Jack Adams, "I know you can fight. Now can you show me you can play hockey?" The hockey term, Gordie Howe hat trick, which includes a goal, an assist, and a fight, was coined after Howe in reference to his penchant for fighting. Using his great physical strength, he was able to dominate the opposition in a career that spanned five decades. In a feat unsurpassed by any hockey player, Gordie Howe finished in the top five in scoring for twenty straight seasons. Although famous as #9 during his long career, 18-year old Gordon Howe actually wore #17 throughout his rookie season with the Detroit Red Wings in 194647. Howe led Detroit to four Stanley Cups and to first place in regular season play for seven consecutive years (194849 to 195556) , a feat never equaled in NHL history. During this time Howe and his linemates, Sid Abel and Ted Lindsay, were known collectively as "The Production Line", both for their scoring and as an allusion to Detroit auto factories. The trio dominated the league in such a fashion that in 194950, they finished one-two-three in league scoring. Howe had been in his prime during a defensive era, the 1940s and 1950s, when scoring was difficult and checking was tight. " Growing up in a sports loving Detroit family, heard many a tale of Howe and his amazing hockey abilities, from family and neighbors. A great piece of Detroit and sports history. ; Photographs; 1.1 x 9.2 x 6 Inches; xviii, 265+ pages; Hardcover has minor shelf wear and bumping. Missing DJ. ; Signed by Biographee 
Price: 16.75 USD
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2 Edward George Bulwer Lytton The last days of Pompeii
New York Printed for the Members of the Limited Editions Club At the Last Days of Limited Editions Club At the Officina Bodoni 1956 First Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Kurt Craemer 
Limited, Signed, Numbered Edition Series; Color Illustrations; 8.20 X 5.60 X 1.30 inches; xxi, 513 pages; SIGNED AND NUMBERED 1187/1500 ON COLOPHON PAGE BY THE ARTIST [CRAEMER] AND PRINTER [MARDERSTEIG]. Hard cover is bound in full light gray Italian linen with a Pompeii design in a darker grey. Very slight rubbing to covers, pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Paper is high quality, Muslianco paper, printed at the Officina Bodoni, Verona and illustrated with woodcuts by Kurt Craemer from designs he saw in Pompeii. Slip case is grey with paste down on spine. Slight rubbing. Classic Victorian tale of the last days of Pompeii. From poets to flower-girls, gladiators to Roman tribunes, here is a plausible story of their lives, their loves, and the tragic fate that awaited them. Extra heavy, 4#. ; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 77.75 USD
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3 Littlefield, Josiah Loomis Josiah Littlefield, lumberman-conservationist An autobiography
No Place s.n 1972 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs; 5 3/4 x 8 1/2; 75 pages; Soft cover is tan paper. Some bumping, rubbing, scuffing, little bit of paper separation at tail of spine, several light discolored small circles on back . Lovely inscription in an old style hand. "For M/M Chester Janiszweski with appreciation fo their help in the production of this book. Hazel Littlefield", appears to be written with a fountain pen. Hand colored family coat-of-arms with motto. Hazel Littlefied was the daughter of Josiah, and the editor of this title. This was originally written in 1932. Illustrated with 21 b/w photographs. "Josiah's [1845-1935] work in surveying, buying up woodland as a source of supply for his lumber mill {in southern Michigan, SIC}, and as the person in charge of the sale of lots for the Farwell Land Company gave him considerable opportunity to observe land speculation and the rise in prices of land. At the same time Josiah was cutting trees for his lumber business, he began to set aside preserves of trees as a conservation effort. Filibert Roth, professor at the University of Michigan and member of the Michigan Forestry Commission, as well as early proponent of reforestation, encouraged Littlefield's efforts in this direction. A gift of ten acres of land to the Farwell school on which students planted 16,000 seedlings was one of the ways in which Josiah tried to create an interest in forestry and conservation". Scarce title with these features. ; Signed by Editor 
Price: 115.25 USD
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'Dear Mr. Jinnah'  Selected Correspondence and Speeches of Liaquat Ali Khan, 1937 - 1947, Long, Roger D. &  Stanley Wolpert
4 Long, Roger D. & Stanley Wolpert 'Dear Mr. Jinnah' Selected Correspondence and Speeches of Liaquat Ali Khan, 1937 - 1947
Oxford, England Oxford University Press 2005 0195977092 / 9780195977097 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8.66 X 5.67 X 1.10 inches; xliv, 328 pages; Hard cover is blue with gold lettering on spine. Blue end papers. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY EDITOR ON TITLE PAGE ONTO COPYRIGHT PAGE. Long inscription to 'Bob' and the students of Eastern Michigan University [Ypsilanti, Michigan]. Covers have light bumping; DJ has light bumping, rubbing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight. Dr. Long studied under Prof. Wolpert [writer of the foreword], at UCLA. Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan (October 1895 16 October 1951) , often simply referred as Liaquat, was one of the leading Founding Fathers of modern Pakistan, statesman, lawyer, and political theorist who became the first Prime Minister of Pakistan. Additionally, he was also the first Defence Minister of Pakistan, the first Finance Minister of India, and the minister of Commonwealth and Kashmir Affairs from 1947 until his assassination in 1951. Ali Khan hailed from Karnal, East Punjab, Ali Khan was educated at the Aligarh Muslim University in India, and then the Oxford University in the United Kingdom. Well educated, he was an Islamic democracy political theorist who promoted the parliamentarism in India. After being invited by the Congress Party, he opted for the Muslim League led by influential Mohammad Ali Jinnah who was advocating and determining to eradicate the injustices and ill treatment meted out to the Indian Muslims by the British government. Conclusion; index. ; Signed by Editor 
Price: 185.25 USD
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Navajo Weapon  The Navajo Code Talkers, McClain, Sally
5 McClain, Sally Navajo Weapon The Navajo Code Talkers
Tucson, Arizona Rio Nuevo 2002 1887896325 / 9781887896320 Paperback Very Good+ 
B/w maps and illustrations; 9 X 6.10 X 0.81 inches; vi, 304 pages; SIGNED BY MANY CODE TALKERS ON HALF TITLE PAGE. Soft cover has light rubbing/scuffing. Green spine with red lettering. Pages show light signs of use. 'Merry Christmas 2007' written on half title page. 22 b/w maps of various locations in the Paciifc Theater. Also b/w photographs. Scarce multi -soldier signed copy. Signed by 7 soldiers, at least 2 of whom are in the index. Each signature has the soldier's unit and/or date of service. Appendices; bibliography; index. ; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
Price: 34.25 USD
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6 Prescott, William Hickling History Of The Conquest Of Peru 1524-1550. With an introduction by Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison. Illustrations and by Everett Gee Jackson.
Mexico City Imprenta Nuevo Mundo, Mexico City, for Members of the Limited Editions Club 1957 First Edition Thus Leather Bound Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Everett Gee Jackson 
Signed, Limited, Numbered Edition Series; Color Illustrations; 9 x 12 3/4 x 1; xxxvi, 252 pages; This is #1187/1500, signed by the printer Harry Block, and the artist Everett Gee Jackson, on the colophon page. Hard cover is marbled leather with red box, on spine, with gold lettering. Slight rubbing and sunning to spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Slip case is red cardboard with cream pastedown on spine. Case has rubbing, bumping and some sunning. Set gives the appearance of a book which was never used, but wear come from moving it from here to there. Printed in an edition limited to 1500 numbered copies. Bibliography no.275 . Printed at the Imprenta Nuevo Mondo in Mexico City by Harry Black, with 30 color drawings by Everett Gee Jackson, and signed by both, on colophon page. Title page printed in brown and black with a color drawing by Jackson. Introduction by Samuel Eliot Morison. Over sized, 5#. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 99.75 USD
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7 Thurber, Donald M. D. Recollections of John F. Kennedy A Limited Edition of 350 Copies
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI Charles Kelly Foundation 1997 0966212606 / 9780966212600 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover Near Fine 
5 1/4 x 7 1/2; 63 pages; Hard cover has blue cloth boards with wheat colored spine, with gold lettering on spine and front. Blue end papers. This is #290 of a limited production of 350. Gift inscription on copyright page: "For Jason with thanks and best wishes from the publisher, Charles Kelly, January 2006". Charles Kelly Foundation, along with the Prismatic Club of Detroit, are the publishers of this volume. Pages are clean and tight; pages 61-63 show signs of light creasing. "Donald Thurber was a classmate and personal friend of JFK during Kennedy's years at Harvard. He is one of the individuals quoted extensively in the major work covering Kennedy's younger years by author Nigel Hamilton. Thurber was with Kennedy at a Harvard event which marked a turning point in the political thought of the young future President..." ; Signed by Associated 
Price: 27.50 USD
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