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Featured Markdown Auction Book: Memorials of the Grand River Valley by Franklin Everett (1878)

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The tables are full of books, the signs and maps are being printed and we're getting really excited about the 2nd Annual Book Sale this Saturday, July 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. As mentioned earlier, one new twist we're adding is the

Memorials of the Grand River Valley

opportunity to bid on some of our more collectible books, or sets of books. For an explanation of the Markdown Auction, please see our earlier blog post.

Today we're featuring another book focused on Michigan history. Memorials of the Grand River Valley by Franklin Everett details the individuals that settled the area along the Grand River in west and central Michigan.  This is a first edition copy from 1878 and includes 74 biographical sketches and some wonderful photographs. 

The starting price, at $60, is one of the least expensive in the markdown auction. The price will be reduced $9 every hour, until a bid is entered for the corresponding amount. For a chance to own this rare copy, please join us in the fun this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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