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1 Barclay, Robert An Apology for the True Christian Divinity, Being an Explanation and Vindication of the Principles and Doctrines of the People Called Quakers
Providence, RI Knowles and Vose 1840 Leather Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 587 pages; Bound in full leather, but with both boards detached. Leather at spine browned and chipping. Front endpage toned and brittle along the edges. 2nd free endpage very handsomely adorned withy a large, geometric manuscript bookplate, of Abraham Keyser at Germantown, dated 1846. First several free endpages loose. Text block sound - with light to moderate foxing. Candidate for rebacking; notable for the fine handrendered bookplate. G+ 
Price: 60.00 USD
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2 Blom, Dorothea Johnson The Life Journey of a Quaker Artist Pendle Hill Pamphlet #232
Wallingford, PA Pendle Hill Publications 1980 0875742327 / 9780875742328 Paperback Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Slim paperback in original pictorial wraps with saddle stapled binding. Superficial shelf wear to edges; one page mid-book has a bracket line in the margin. Milf foxing front edge. VG- 
Price: 13.50 USD
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3 Cooper, Wilmer A. Growing Up Plain Among Conservative Wilburite Quakers; The Journey of a Public Friend
Richmond, IN Friends United Press 1999 0944350445 / 9780944350447 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs and Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. 1st edition. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. One page corner folded to mark place. Mild shelf/handling evidence to edges. Illustrated with B&W photographs and a couple maps. VG+ 
Price: 8.95 USD
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4 Cornell, John J. The Principles of the Religious Society of Friends and Some of its Testimonies
Baltimore Isaac Walker & Co. 1896 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Photograph; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 45 pages; Slim HC. 1st edition is tight and solid in green cloth with title-lettering in gilt to front cover; spine unlettered. Light shelf rub and soiling to rear cover. B/W photographic frontispiece. Prior owner name penned neatly to front endpaper. No marks. VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Ellis, Franklin and Samuel Evans History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, With Biographical Sketches of Many of its Pioneers and Prominent Men
Philadelphia Everts & Peck 1883 First Edition Leather Very Good- 
Maps; engravings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1101 pages; Massive 4to HC in original cloth boards, professionally rebacked with original leather spine laid onto fresh morocco leather. 1st edition. Contents bright and neat; all folding maps, lithographed views and engraved portraits present and in very attractive condition. Some tissue guards chipped or missing but on balance this a very handsome and well preserved copy, one of the best we have seen. Ships with expanded index prepared in the 1940's. VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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6 Foster, Jeremiah J. An Authentic Report of the Testimony in a Cause At Issue in the Court of Chancery Of the State of New Jersey, between Thomas L. Shotwell, Complainant, and Joseph Hendrickson and Stacy Decow, Defendants. Volume II.
Philadelphia J. Harding, Printer 1831 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 504 pages; Vol II only (of 2). Soundly bound in original cloth backed, drab paper covered boards. Prior ownership of prominent Philadelphia Quaker and steel industrialist, Solomon Lukens, to the 2nd front endpage. Boards a bit edge rubbed and surface soiled. Contents foxed and toned. Good only thus; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Hayes, John Russell Old Meeting-Houses, with over 50 illustrations
Philadelphia Biddle Press 1909 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 94 pages; Bound in original brown 1/4 cloth spine over beige paper covered boards. Cloth rubbed and slightly frayed at spine ends. Paper boards a bit toned with light shelf rubbing to corner tips. Illustrated with 50 photo images of Meeting Houses. Mild sctattered foxing to pages of the text. G+ to VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Janney, S.M. Conversations on Religious Subjects, Between A Father and His Two Sons
Philadelphia Friends' Book Association 1860 Fourth Edition; reprint Hardcover Very Good+ 
16mo 6" - 7" tall; 216 pages; [Circa 1860] Friends' Book Association, Philadelphia. No date given aside from an 1860 copyright note. 4th edition. Original slate green cloth with ruling in blind to cover edges and titles lettered in gilt to cover. Spine unlettered as issued. Binding tight and contents neat. No marks. Just superficial shelf rub to boards. VG++ 
Price: 16.95 USD
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9 Keene, J. Calvin and T. Vail Palmer Jr. and Chris Downing and T. Canby Jones (Eds) Quaker Religious Thought [Vols. I - XVII in 5 Books]
New Haven, CT Quaker Theological Discussion Group 1976 Hardcover Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; Five bound collections in uniform faux maroon leather with title lettering in silver. Seventeen years of the irregularly published journal, bound consecutively - volumes I - XVII [1 - 17] . Tight, bright and fresh. Original cover wraps bound in for each separate issue. Uniformly tight and fresh; about Fine. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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10 Kilpack, Gilbert Hawthorne and Fritz Eichenberg Ninth Hour; A Pendle Hill Pamphlet
Wallingford, PA Pendle Hill 1951 Paperback Very Good+ 
1951 Pendle Hill Slim paperback in printed card stock covers; saddle stapled binding. Bright neat copy. Prior owner name penned neatly top edge of front cover. Text is fresh and unmarked. Headpiece illustrations from woodcuts by Eichenberg VG+; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 38 pages; Slim paperback in printed card stock covers; saddle stapled binding. Bright neat copy. Prior owner name penned neatly top edge of front cover. Text is fresh and unmarked. Headpiece illustrations from woodcuts by Eichenberg VG+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Lindsey, Jack L. Essays by Richard S. Dunn, Edward C. Carter II & Richard Saunders. Worldly Goods The Arts of Early Pennsylvania, 1680-1758.
Philadelphia Philadelphia Museum of Art 1999 Paperback New 
4to 11" - 13" tall; New copy in publisher's shrink wrap. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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12 Moody, Mabel Cortland Eternal Cycles
Lancaster, PA M & H Printing Company 1972 Wraps Very Good+ Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 30 pages; Paperback. Snug and neat in matte wraparound pictorial wraps. Light dust spotting to top edge of page block. Mild shelf wear to corners and trace toning to spine edges. Inscribed by author adjacent to title page. A scarce volume. VG+; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Penington, Isaac The Works of the Long-mournful and Sorely-distressed Isaac Penington, Whom The Lord In His Tender Mercy, At Length Visited and Relieved by the Ministry of That Despised People, Called Quakers - in Two Parts - the Way of Life & Death Made Manifest, and Set before Men. [And] a Question to the Professors of Christianity
London Benjamin Clark 1681 First Edition Full leather Very Good- 
v.001; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Large quarto; 1st edition. In Two Parts - the Way of Life & Death Made Manifest, and Set before Men. [And] a Question to the Professors of Christianity. Pp. [xlviii] 470, 496. Soundly bound in contemporary calf boards, rebacked spine with very sympathetic and professional attention and morocco label to spine. Calfover boards a little pocked and crazed to surfaces but very stable. Front and rear blanks missing. Contents complete and clean with occasional ink smudge or spot of toning. Bequest bookplate to a private liberal arts colledge mounted to the front pastedown could be removed. No other indications of institutional ownership. Title pages for both parts dated 1680. Includes an extended group of testimonials as front matter including those by William Penn, George Fox, G Whitehead, Samuel Jennings, Ambrose Riggs, Thomas Zachary, Robert Jones, Thomas Evernden, Christopher Taylor, Thomas Ellwood, Alexander Parker, the author's wife Mary etc. Nicely preserved copy. VG thus 
Price: 950.00 USD
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14 Price, Hannah A. A Memoir of Hannah A. Price, Late of Fallston, Maryland
Norristown, PA Morgan Wills 1889 Hard cover Good 
Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 157 pages; HC in original purple cloth; bevelled edges and titles in gilt to cover. Spine unlettered, as issued. Deaccessioned from the PA Folklife collection at F&M in Lancaster PA. Minimal library attachments. Call label spine; bookplate and card pocket. Text bright and neat; unmarked. Cloth chipped at spine ends with light rub corners. Shadows and adhesive residue in gutters of endpages from an older library reinforcement, no longer present. Binding sound, though both free endpages removed. Scarce Quaker memoir with important genealogical information on the Foulke Family. A prominent Quaker family of Richland, Bucks County. Good copy 
Price: 90.00 USD
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15 Roberts, Ellwood Plymouth Meeting; Its Establishment and the Settlement of the Township
Norristown, PA Roberts Publishing Co 1900 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; Ex-library copy. Internal binding broken inside front and rear endpages. Expected attachments and library ownership indications. Text clean and neat. As is with faults. Reading copy - Fair only 
Price: 12.50 USD
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16 Rodes, Sir John, Locker-Lampson, Ed. A Quaker Post-Bag; Letters to Sir John Rodes of Barlbrough Hall.
London, New York Longmans, Green, 1910. 1910 First Edition Hardback Good 
BW Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages; 1910 Longman's Green & Co HC 1st edition. Original linen covered boards. Binding sound but cloth weak and fraying over front spine edge. Uniform moderate toning to cloth. Contents complete and clean; no marks. Occasional mild toning. Reading copy. Good only 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 School's Committee on Penn Memorials On the Natural History of William Penn's Delaware Valley and Ours
Philadelphia Christopher Sower for the Schools Committee On Penn Memorials 1932 Paperback Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages; Slim paperback in original title lettered covers. Prior owner name penned top edge of front cover. Covers shelf soiled with edge and syrface wear. Soundly bound and unmarked but with a light damp line along the front edge of the page block and moderate general handling/reading evidence to pages. Illustrated. Identified as Part II of the Committee's Report. Good only 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Scott, Job The Works of That Eminent Minister of the Gospel, Job Scott [In 2 Volumes, Complete]
Philadelphia John Comly 1831 Full leather Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 2 volumes. Full marbled calf bindings are sound with complete clean contents. Spine of volume I has worn and dry leather with surfce cracking and indistinct tooling to the morocco spine label. Vol II in a more fresh and attractive condition with light rub to leather at extremities. Expected light to moderate general toning to page stock. Complete. Good plus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 89.50 USD
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19 Vipont, Elfrida The Story of Quakerism through Three Centuries
London Bannisdale Press 1962 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good- Signed by Author
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; 2nd edition, with illustrations from photographs added. Soundly bound in original cream colored cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. Inscribed and signed by Vilpont on the front endpage. Another owner's name in manuscrip to the top edge of the same page. Mild shelf soiling to front board. Solid and clean; illustrated with photographs on glossy stock plates. VG-; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Young, Paula B. and Eileen Dickerson "Chuse thy cloaths by thine own eye" Quaker Clothing During William Penn's Residence At Pennsbury Manor, 1683-1701
Morrisville, PA Pennsbury Society 1990 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by John Tracy 
Facsimile engravings and Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 29 pages; Oversize paperback in pictorial, card stock covers. Saddle stapled binding. Bright fresh and neat; no marks. Trace shelf soiling to covers, but feels and appears unread. Illustrated from line drawings by John Tracy and with facsimiles of period engravings. VG++ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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