Stanley and Ellen Norton: Ypsilanti, MI, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #21-7789
Tipped-in original photos with ink ms captions; illus, 8.5 x 5.5", gilt-lettered blue buckram, unpaginated, covers a bit rubbed, extremities a bit worn, spine sunned, former owner's ("Esther C. Ensign") bookplate on front fly, some toning, some brown shadows from photos and mounts, but still a good copy of this SCARCE book. SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHERS, ELLEN AND STANLEY (son of Lena) NORTON. Tipped-in photos include photo of Lena and husband Frank on their "Golden Wedding Day" in 1945, photos of Frank & Stanley's houses on Lowell Street in Ypsilanti, Photo of Esther Crawford Ensign "...who did all the typing"; plus newspaper clippings of Ellen's obituary and an article on the head of Eastern Michigan's Art Department, Kingsley Calkins, who contributed little drawings to this book. Interesting.