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1 Commemorative Exercises At the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts; 1824-1874
Philadlphia PA Printed for the Institute By Collins Of 1874 Hard cover Very Good- 
Good. No dust jacket as issued. ; 96 pages; Original blind ruled brown cloth with gilt titling to cover. Gift inscription top edge of the half-title page--for Mr George Washington Smith...from the Committee. Smith was a founding member who played an active early role in establishing the Institute. Withdrawn from an East Coast college library with bookplate to pastedown and remnants of card pocket and slip at rear. Biographical sheet related to book's donor is mounted on copyright page. Cloth rubbed through at corners. Title painted in thin white letters to spine. Includes addresses delivered on the night of the celebration. G++ 
Price: 29.00 USD
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2 Fifty-fourth Annual Report of the Board of Directors Of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company to the Stockholders, Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1908
1908 Paperback Good+ 
Color map; fiancial tables; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 52 pages; Riginal annual report in oversize paperback format. Pale gree, title printed paper wraps over saddle stapled text block. Two page color map of routes on thin onion sking paper at front. Saddle staples a little rusty . Wraps toned at edges with mild furring at spine. Uncommon. G++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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3 History of Luzerne, Lackawanna, and Wyoming Counties, PA with Illustrations, and Biographical Sketches of Some of Their Prominent Men and Pioneers
New York W. W. Munsell & Co. 1880 Hardcover Very Good- 
Lithographed views and steel engraved portraits; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 540 pages; Stout volume soundly bound in original beveled brown cloth boards with ornate title lettering in gilt to cover board. Retains original leather spine with gilt title lettering and embellishments somewhat rubbed and dulled. All edges gilt. Leahter over spine rubbed at edges and over surface with shallow chipping and crumbling of leather at tail and a several inch partial separation along the front spine edge from the tail. Profusely illustrated with lithographed views and tissue guarded steel plate engraved portraits. Here and there some light foxing to the tissue guards but in general the contents are exceptionally well preserved, bright and clean. Spine tender and rubbed but overall solidly bound with original coated endpapers and reinforced hinges. VG- thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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4 History of the County of Schuylkill, In Honor of the County's Centenary, July Second to Eighth, 1911
Pottsville PA Dives, Pomeroy, Stewart 1911 First Edition Hardcover Good 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 104 pages; Bound in title lettered, maroon paper covered boards. Spine repaired with a strip of blue cloth tape. Boards rubbed and surface scarred. Contents complete, including a wide range of historical photos. Front and rear endpages weak at gutter/joint. Juvenile's pencil doodles and ownership marks fill the front and rear endpages. Text unmarked. The original edition, but one that may have spent some time used in a school class setting. Good only. Uncommon in the original edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Public Ledger Almanacs for the Years 1870 through 1877
Philadelphia George W Childs 1877 1/2 leather Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; The first 8 issues of the Ledger Almanac bound handsomely in half-leather and marbled paper boards. Pictorial covers from the front and rear of each of the 1875 - 77 Almanacs are bound in as well as the front and rear of 1870, rear of 1871, front of 1872, rear of 73 and 74. Pictorial map of Fairmount park appears inside the rear cover of the 1870 issue. Spine in five compartments with four raised bands; title lettering gilt tooled in 2 compartments. Leather lightly rubbed over bands and at corners. Binding sound and contents neat. Prior owner bookplate removed from front pastedown with surface scar to the paper. Solid and attractive. VG 
Price: 85.00 USD
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6 The Berlin Area, 1777 - 1977; [Somerset County] Which Includes: Berlin Borough; Brothersvalley Township; Allegheny Township; New Baltimore Borough; Northampton Township; Fairhope Township.
Berlin, PA The Berlin Area Historical Society 1977 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Maps and historical photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 304 pages; Large format HC in brown cloth with title lettering brightly in silver to spine. Issued without dustjacket. Solid clean copy. Just a little shaken in the spine. Detailed letter regarding research into genealogical matters is laid in at front. Illustrated with maps and historical photographs; endpages reproduce pictorial maps from one of the late 19th century atlases. VG+ Uncommon title. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 "the Ladies Of The C. E. Society Of Christ Reformed Church" Centennial Cook Book; 1806-1906
Beaver Springs, PA Aurand Printing and Publishing House 1906 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 72 pages; Slim paperback in title lettered, light blue card stock covers. A clean copy; no marks. Expected mild toning to cover stock and pages. Small spot of kitchen staining to front cover. Remains, though, very well preserved. Sharp corners and unrubbed edges. Numerous period ads. A scarce early Beaver Springs community cookery book. VG+ to NF 
Price: 60.00 USD
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8 250th Anniversary Committee Gap, PA; 250th Anniversary-1951
Coatesville, PA Star Printing Co 1951 Wraps Good+ 
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 100 pages; Original pictorial wraps; saddle stapled. Light toning to covers and mild edge/surface handling. Contents clean and neat. Numerous period ads and photos; includes written history of Gap. Uncommon 
Price: 37.50 USD
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9 Administration, The Pennsylvania Historical Survey Division of Community Service Programs Work Proje A Checklist of Pennsylvania Newspapers Volume 1 Philadelphia County Prepared by The Pennsylvania Historical Survey Division of Community Service Programs Work Projects Administration
Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Historical Commission 1944 First Edition Wraps Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 323 pages; Paperback in pale blue, title lettered card stock covers. Mild sunning to covers at spine. Expected light toning to page stock. Snug and neat. VG+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Adomites, Paul Oil Fields, Oil People : Re-Imaginings of the Great Stories of the Early Days of Pennsylvania Oil
Emlenton, PA Adam Midas Press 2012 1882974077 / 9781882974078 Paperback Very Good+ 
Photographs; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 165 pages; Square format trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Just light shelf/handling evidence to covers at edges. Feels and appears unread. Illustrated with period photographs. VG+ 
Price: 39.50 USD
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11 Althouse, George W. (Chairman) ; et. al. Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration Of The Borough Of Mohnton Pennsylvania; Mohnton Memorial Park, September 21, 1957
Mohnton, PA Borough of Mohnton 1957 Paperback Very Good- 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 74 pages; Paperback in glossy title lettered covers and saddle stapled binding. Snugly bound copy has light shelf soiling to surfaces and mild shelf//handling wear to edges. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Solid unmarked copy. VG- to VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Anderson, Norman E. & C.G. MacDermot PA4 Locomotive
Burlingame, CA Chatham Publishing Company 1978 0896850358 / 9780896850354 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; maps; schematics; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 127 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. Soundly bound and clean in bright, crisp edged dust jacket. Just light shelf/handling wear to jacket at edges; light rub to edges and a tiny closed tear to top spine end. Trace rub to cloth at edges. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs; locomotive schematics and maps. Solid unmarked copy. VG+/VG+...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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13 Baker, Jesse. M The Voter's Guide, a Digest of the Election Laws of Pennsylvania; A Complete Description of the Method of Holding all Elections in This State
Pittsburg, PA William G. Johnston Co 1899 Revised Edition Paperback Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 84 pages; Trade sized paperback in pictorial wraps. Revised from the 1895 edition. Soundly bound and clean, but with furring and light fray to wraps at spine ends. Corners a bit rubbed with mild dogearing. Mild sunning to spine edge; prior ownership penciled to rear cover with a period newsclipping pasted in to the rear. G+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Balthaser, James Adam A Genealogical Record of the Balthasers, 1775-1975
York, PA The Author 1975 Wraps Very Good- 
Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 273 pages; 1975 [self-published] James Adam Balthaser. Square format paperback in title lettered card stock covers. Saddle stapled binding. Sound clean copy; no marks. Spine slightly rolled and a thin section of pages toward the rear of the book are lightly bumped. Solid and clean. An uncommon Genealogy. VG- 
Price: 59.50 USD
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15 Barrett, J. Allen Lykens-Williams Valley: History - Directory and Pictorial Review. Embracing the Entire Lykens and Williams Valley, in the Effort to Preserve the Past and Perpetuate the Present.
Harrisburg, PA Telegraph Printing Co. 1922 First Edition Paperback Very Good- 
Photographs; pictorial ads; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 301 pages; Softcover in original textured wraps with titles in black to cover and spine unlettered, as issued. Contents soundly bound and clean with expected and usual mild toning to page stock. Cocers edge worn with some stress creasing to spine apnel and mild furring along spine edges. Prior owner has reinforced the joint of the card stock covers in the inside fold with severallengths of transparent tape. Profusely illustrated with period photos of buildings, businesses and portraits; also many pictorial business ads throughout. Includes history, directory (business and personal) profiles of leading figures, accounts of churches, sports etc. Uncommon in the original edition. VG- 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 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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17 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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18 Beiler, David Das Wahre Christenthum Eine Christliche Betrachtung Nach Den Lehren Der Heiligen Schrift
Lancaster Johann Bar 1888 First Edition Leather Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 301 pages; Uncommon 1st edition of this well regarded American Amish theological work. Published posthumously by Johan Bar of Lancaster in 1888. Here bound with original sprinled calf boards but with detached boards held on with neatly applied black electrical tape. The boards themselves are sharp edged and clean. The text block is clean and neat with only mild general toning. No marks. A simple restoration/rebacking is all that is required to give this example a very nice appearance. Contents VG+ with nice original boards, needing rebacked. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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19 Ben Avon High School The 1925 Novaneb [Yearbook]
Pittsburgh, PA Ben Avon High School 1925 Paperback Very Good- 
B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages; Oversize HC in embossed covers. Spine unlettered. Illustrated with B&W photographs, period business ads etc. Expected light handling and storage wear to covers. Numerous inscriptions to prior owner from classmates. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Big 33 Pennsylvania's Big 33 Football Yearbook, July 1961 Program
Hershey PA 1961 Paperback Very Good 
Photographs & ads; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 72 pages; 1961 Game program and yearbook for the annual PA Big 33 football game held at Hershey. Magazine format in glossy color illustrated wraps. Profusely illustrated with player featured ads for local and national businesses. Light handling and storage wear. Overall about VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
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