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1 Biographical Annals of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; Containing Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and Many of the Early Settlers
Chicago J. H. Beers & Co. , 1903 First Edition 3/4 leather Very Good+ 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 1524 pages; Stout oversize 4to in publisher's pebbled brown cloth. Professionally and beautifully rebacked with grained morocco spine and corners. Title lettering brightly tooled in gilt to spine; original gilt titling to cover still bright. All page block edges gilt. Binding snug and contents very neat. Profusely illustrated with engravings and photographs of prominent Lancaster citizens. Cloth lightly rubbed along bottom edge of cover board. Handsome and ready for long use. Attractive shelf presence with recent morocco spine. VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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2 Airport Commission Official Program, Dedication of the Lancaster Munincipal Airport August 17 and 18, 1935
Lancaster, PA Intelligencer Printing 1935 First Edition Wraps Very Good 
Period photos and ads; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 36 pages; 1935 "Official Program" published by the Lancaster PA Airport Commission celebrating the opening of the new airfield. Rare local history and early aviation piece is in neat and attractive condition. Photo illustrated wraps with saddle stapled binding. Large format book is illustrated throughout with early aviation related photographs and period aviation related ads, including Hamilton Watch, "the Watch that times the airways", James Wild, auto and aviation parts, Henry Small on N. Prince, purveyors of airplane tires -- and many more. Light storage wear to cover edges and just milf furring to spine edge. Expected light toning to paper stock. VG. A rarely seen item. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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3 Albert Fletcher Seitz Furniture Making by the Slaugh Family of Lancaster, Pennsylvania; [In The] Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society, Vol. 73 No. 1, 1969
Lancaster Lancaster County Historical Society 1969 Paperback Near Fine 
Historical photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society: Vol 73, No. 1 Journal size softcover in printed stapled wraps. Bright and neat. No marks. Appears unread and unworn. VG++ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Apple, Henry H. (Chairman) and Select Committee A Record of the Officers, Enlisted Men and Nurses of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in the World War, 1917-1918
[Lancaster] Select Committee of Lancaster 1932 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 297 pages; Published and prepared by a select committe of Lancaster County citizens appointed at a public meeting. Original edition. Soundly bound in title lettered card stock covers. Expected light toning to cover and page stock. Light to moderate reader creasing to spine and mild handling tub to covers at edges. Rather uncommon in the original edition. VG- 
Price: 65.00 USD
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5 Armbruster, Robert J Lancaster; The (Bitter) Sweet Smell of Success
Lancaster PA Lancaster 2000 Project 1988 Paperback Very Good+ 
bitter; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages; Large format paperback in glossy illustrated covers; saddle stapled binding. Bright, fresh and neat; no marks. Just light shelf/handling stresses to the surface and edges of the covers. Illustrated with photographs and maps. VG++ 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Armstrong History of the Floor Plant, 1908-1980 [Armstrong Industries]
Marietta And Lancaster, PA Armstrong Industries 1980 First Edition; Limited edtion Hardcover Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67 pages; Special limited edition of 100 bound in cloth. Beige linen covered boards with paper title label to cover; spine unlettered as issued. Limitation label mounted to front pastedown, not numbered. Trace shelf soiling to boards; prior owner name penned to front pastedown. Otherwise about fine. Illustrated with some b&w photographs. NF 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Auchampaugh, Philip G. James Buchanan During the Administrations of Lincoln and Johnson [In] Lancaster County Historical Society, Volume XLIII, Number 3
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Historical Society 1939 Paperback Very Good 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 43 pages; Lancaster County Historical Society, Volume XLIII, Number 3. Paperback in original title lettered wraps with saddle stapled binding. Expected light toning to covers and light shelf wear to edges. VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8 Ayars III, Walter (ed.) Lancaster Diary 1776; Excerpts from the Diaries, Day-Books, Journals, Newspapers and Court Records of the Daily Life of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in the Year 1776
Lancaster Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee 1976 Paperback Near Fine 
Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages; Oversize paperback is tight and solid in matte title-lettered covers. Spine unlettered. Signed by editor to title page. Just trace shelf wear to externals. Prior owner name label attached top edge of title page. Illustrated with B/W maps. VG+ to NF; Signed by Editor 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Baist, G. William Atlas of the City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania Compiled from Official Records, Actual Surveys & Private Plans
Philadelphia J. L. Smith 1886 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Folio 13" - 23" tall; 40 pages; Original, 1st edition. Folio, oversize HC in original pebbled brown cloth boards with titles brightly in gilt to upper board, framed by decorative vignette ruling in blind. Professionally rebacked and cornered with high quality heavy red cloth, presumably done 1950-1960; modern red leather title label to spine. Refreshed endpages. With 17 double-page hand-colored maps, 1 full-page hand-colored map. Contents exceptionally bright and fresh with just a few tiny closed thumbing tears in lower margins of a few map plate pages. Mild sunning to vloth at board edges. With exceptional detail regarding city property owners, types of structures, business names and building dimensions, locations of sewer, water and fire plugs etc. - this Atlas is the sine qua non of references for Lancaster City development and history. Exceptionally scarce; we are only able to reference two physical book form copies help by libraries searched by Worldcat. An exceptionally well preserved copy of this scarce and important reference. Contents NF, overall VG or better ... Oversize book may require additional charges for most shipping methods. 
Price: 1650.00 USD
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10 Bar, A Member Of The Report of the Trial and Conviction of John Haggerty, for the Murder of Melchior Fordney, Late of the City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania; In the Court of ... ... associate justices of said court
Lancaster Masthof Press 1997 Facsimile Paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 82 pages; Facsimile reissue of the original 1847 report. Bound in glossy paper covers with title cover reproduced on the front cover and title lettered spine. Bright clean copy; no marks. Trace sticker (price? ) top corner of front cover. Otherwise quite fresh and neat. NF 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Barton, Frederick Marx and William Frederic Worner The Reverend Thomas Barton / "An Old Atlas" ... [In] Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society, October 1, 1926: Vol. XXX, No. 8
Lancaster Lancaster County Historical Society 1926 Paperback Very Good 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original title lettered wraps. Wraps with expected light toning at edges. Vertical stress crease. VG 
Price: 7.00 USD
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12 Beal, Rebecca J. Jacob Eichholtz, 1776-1842, Portrait Painter of Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Historical Society of Pennsylvania 1969 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 407 pages; 1969 Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Oversize HC/DJ. 1st edition. Solid clean copy; no marks. Crisp clean dust jacket just mildly sunned at spine and with a touch of rub at spine ends. A personal letter laid in at front relates to the book's prior owner owning Eichholtz's portrait of Lydia Smith. Attractive copy. NF/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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13 Beck, Paul E David Tanneberger, Organ Builder : [In] Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society, Vol XXX; No. 1
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Historical Society 1926 Paperback Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; Slim paperback in original title lettered wraps with saddle stapled binding. Solid clean copy with a mild shelf bump to the crown of the spine. VG 
Price: 13.50 USD
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14 Becker, Richard Lancaster County Prison History; 1729-1978
Lancaster PA Cee-Jay Jaycees 1978 Paperback Very Good+ 
Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 23 pages; Paperback in illustrated, title lettered wraps with saddle stapled binding. Sound clean copy; prior owner's name and address penned to the rear cover; his occupation as Chief of Maintenance of the Lancaster Prison is noted. Mild toning to covers. Illustrated from drawings. A set of references included at rear for further research. Uncommon. VG++ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Beiler, Christian E Memories and Happenings of Christian E. and Rachel S. Beiler, 1810-1998
Ronks, PA Self-Published 1998 Paperback Very Good 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 87 pages; Paperback in title lettered covers with saddle stapled covers. Bright, fresh copy; no marks. Just light shelf rubbing to covers. Uncommon genealogical work. VG 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Bell Telephone Lancaster and Nearby Points Telephone Directory And Yellow Pages (Directory #63)
Pennsylvania Bell Telephone Co. of PA 1960 Paperback Good+ 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 472 pages; Full telephone directory for Lancaster County. 230 pages of residential phone listings and 242 page section of business listings and ads in the Yellow Pages section. Soundly bound in original light blue card stock covers with pictorial design and title lettering in black and yellow. Covers lightly shelf soiled to surfaces, lightly rubbed at edges and with a few short closed tears to cover edges. Expected mild toning to page stock. Some few pencil and pen notes and phone numbers to early pages as usually found in directories. Solid decent copy of this mid 20th Century phone book. G+ to VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 39.50 USD
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17 Bell Telephone Lancaster and Nearby Points Telephone Directory And Yellow Pages; 1957
Pennsylvania Bell Telephone Co. of PA 1957 Paperback Good+ 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 444 pages; Full telephone directory for Lancaster County. 212 pages of residential phone listings and 232 page section of business listings and ads in the Yellow Pages section. Soundly bound in original card stock covers with pictorial design and title lettering in black and yellow. Covers shelf soiled to surfaces, lightly rubbed at edges and with a few short closed tears to cover edges. Expected moderate, general toning to page stock. Some few pencil and pen notes and phone numbers to early pages as usually found in directories. Solid decent copy of this mid 20th Century phone book. G+ to VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 39.50 USD
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18 Bell, Gary P. Joseph Lehn- Woodturner : Community Historians Annual Vol 6, No. 6
Lancaser, PA Schaff Library, Lancaster Theological Seminary 1967 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; Community Historians Annual Vol 6, No. 6. Paged 26-50. Paperback in original title lettered, light green card stock wraps with saddle stapled binding. Bright fresh copy feels and appears unread. Just trace shelf evidence to covers at edges. Illustrated with some photographs. Uncommon. VG++ to NF 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Bowman, John J Lancaster's Part in the World's Watchmaking Industry; Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society; Vol XLIX, No. 2
Lancaster Lancaster County Historical Society, Lancaster, Pa 1945 Paperback Very Good- 
1945 Lanc County His Soc Vol. XLIX, No. 2. Journal size softcover in stapled and printed wraps. Touch of mild soiling to cover; all else clean and neat. VG Uncommon item; Photographs; Journal size softcover in stapled and printed wraps. Touch of mild soiling to cover; all else clean and neat. VG- Uncommon item 
Price: 13.50 USD
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20 Brendle, Thomas Royce and William S. Troxell Pennsylvania German Folk Tales, Legends, Once-Upon-A-Time Stories, Maxims and Sayings Spoken in the Dialect Popularly Known As Pennsylvania Dutch
Norristown Pennsylvania German Society 1944 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
238 pages; Large 8vo in publisher's pictorial paper boards over red cloth backstrip. Pictorial dust jacket with design matching the pictorial boards. Sound clean copy; no marks. Expected mild toning to the wartime paper stock. Dust jacket nicked and rubbed at edges with a few small chips. Jacket spine panel somewhat faded but with titles still distinct. Hard to find in the trade hardcover edition, especially so with the original dust jacket. VG/VG- 
Price: 150.00 USD
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