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A Turn of the Century View of Ephrata 25th anniversary publication of The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley.

By: Tshudy, James A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley: 1982

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 13439

Condition: Very Good


Historical photographs; maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 132 pages; 1982 Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley. Oversize paperback in matte pictorial covers and saddle stapled binding. Limited edition; numbered 220 of 1000 copies printed. Solid, clean and neat; no marks. Small drink glass sized crescent of light discoloration to the top spine corner of the front cover. Tiny closed tear top edge of cover. Just light shelf/handling evidence to cover surfaces. Profusely illustrated with historical photos and small inset maps pointing to the location of structures in the photos. VG or perhap... View more info

Journal of the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley, Volume II. I. Ephrata in the 1830's, Part 2; II. the Ephrata Paper Mill; III. the Hauck-Fry (Frey) Cemetery

By: Tshudy, James A. (Ed. )

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Ephrata, Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17478

Condition: Fine


B&W Photographs and Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 68 pages; Saddle-stapled paper wraps featuring a B&W photograph of the Bethany Reformed Church on the front cover. Volume II. Bright, tight and fresh. About as new. Fine View more info

Dreaming on the Conestoga: A Collection of Sonnets Written on the Stream of My Childhood and the Poems of Idle Hours in a Busy Man's Life

By: Urban, Benjamin F. W

Price: $37.95

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, B. F. Urban (Self-Published): 1911

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 30549

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 312 pages; 1911 (Author published) New Era Printers, Lancaster. Limited edition of 600 printed, this copy out of sequence and not numbered. Bright fresh copy with ornate gilt titles to spine and cover and gilt pictorial design to cover. Square and snugly bound. Cloth very faintly distressed at spine ends. Included at rear is the author's "transcription" of M Heller's narrative experience as a participant at the battle of Gettysburg. Illustrated with tissue guarded b&w reproductions of photographs taken along the course of the Conestoga... View more info

Portrait and biographical record of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens ... ... of all the presidents of the United States

By: Various

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago & London, Chapman Publishing Company: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32427

Condition: Fair


Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 685 pages; Stout, oversize HC in leather covered boards. Probably the most uncommon of the late 19th century Lancaster "mug" books in which are profiled a great many prominent families and personages. This copy is in somewhat rough condition, best considered as a binding copy. Boards are detached; spine perished and missing. Evidence of tape reinforcement to the spine edge of the title page; 4 page index loose from binding and laid in. Text block snugly bound and clean; illustrated with numerous portraits from photograpsh and also some views. W... View more info

Portrait and Biographical Record of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens ... ... of all the presidents of the United States

By: Various

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Chicago & London, Chapman Publishing Company: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38452

Condition: Good


Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 685 pages; Stout, oversize HC in period leather covered boards with title designs in gilt to board and spine. Probably the most uncommon of the late 19th century Lancaster "mug" books in which are profiled a great many prominent families and personages. This copy is worn with the front joint split and upper board largely detached. Leather drying and worn over spine with chipping and loss at spine ends. Leather over boards worn and scuffed at edges. Text block snugly bound and clean; illustrated with numerous portraits from photographs and also ... View more info

Older Than the Nation; The United Church of Christ and its German Reformed beginnings in Lancaster County

By: Wagner, James E

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Evangelical and Reformed Historical Society: 1977

Seller ID: 32391

Condition: Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 15 pages; Slim paperback in title lettered card stock covers with saddle stapled binding. Bright, tight and fresh; feels and appears unread and about as new. Fine View more info

St. Anthony's, Lancaster, Penna. : 1870-1970

By: Weatherly , Frank A. (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lancaster, St. Anthony's Parish: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19409

Condition: Fine


Photographs, maps and period ads; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 77 pages; Paperback in title lettered, card stock covers. Bright, tight and fresh. No marks. Appears unread and unused. Fine copy. Illustrated with photos, map/s and period ads. View more info

St. Anthony's Lancaster, Penna. : 1870-1970

By: Weatherly, Frank A. (Ed. )

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, St. Anthony's: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17973

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs and Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages; Paperback in pale tan card stock covers with pictorial title design to cover. Bright, tight and fresh; no marks. Tiny sticker scar upper corner of front cover. Illustrated with B&W photographs, facsimile documents etc. The standard history of St. Anthony's in Lancaster's Parish and Church. NF. Hard to find title View more info

Fords and Bridges, Across the Conestoga, from Morgantown to Hinkletown [In] Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society, June 4, 1920.

By: Weaver, M. G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Historical Society: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18365

Condition: Very Good-


Vol. 24, No. 6; Photograph; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original title lettered wraps. Expected light toning to covers. Spine rubbed and furred and reinforced with archival japanese tissue paper. Sound clean copy. VG- View more info

Records of purchases at the King George Hotel, Schaefferstown, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, 1762-1773

By: Weiser, Frederick Sheely & Larry Neff (Eds. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Birdsboro, Pennsylvania German Society: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32021

ISBN: 0911122532

Condition: Very Good-


4to 11" - 13" tall; 210 pages; Oversize paperback in pictorial title lettered wraps. Soundly bound and unmarked copy with light general shelf/handling rub to cover edges and light shelf soiling to covers. Sound decent copy. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

A Quiver of Arrows; a Book of Verse - A Glimpse Into the Heart of a Brave Soul

By: Weitzel, Louise A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lititz, PA, Express Printing: 1934

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 33885

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 244 pages; Paperback reprint of the original 1908 edition, soundly bound in title lettered, card stock covers. The only date noted is a 1908 copyright, but a short biogrpahical passage on the frontispiece page references Weitzel's passing in 1934. Presumably this is a Memorial edition published around the time of her death. Covers lightly shelf rubbed at edges with a little shallow nicking to spine ends. Prior owner name in manuscript to the top edge of the cover. Illustrated with photo views of some Lititz locations. A bit worn but sound and clean. G+ View more info

A Historical Narrative of 18th And 19th Century Local and National Events; Journal of the Historical Society of Cocalico Valley, Vol XXXVI, 2011

By: Westerhoff, Joel

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Ephrata, Historical Society of Cocalico Valley: 2011

Seller ID: 31057

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs, maps; facsimile period documents; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages; Oversize paperback in pictorial title lettered wraps and saddle stapled binding. Bright tight and fresh; feels and appears unread. Illustrated with photographs and maps. About as new. NF. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Chronicles Of A Reformed Church In Lancaster, Pennsylvania: First Reformed Church, St. Paul's, St. John's, St. Andrew's, Church of the Apostles, Homestead Village

By: Williams, F. Colin

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Lancaster, F. Collin Williams (Self-Published): 2002

Seller ID: 32087

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


1069 pages; Stout oversized HC in original slate blue cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Tightly bound copy feels and appears unread and about as new. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Uniting Work and Spirit: A Centennial History of Elizabethtown College

By: Williamson, Chet

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lancaser, PA, Elizabethtown College Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 37244

ISBN: 0970058314

Condition: Near Fine


(Signed) 2001 Elizabethtown College Press oversize pbck in glossy wraps. square, firm and neat. About as new. Inscribed by Williamson on title page. F; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 352 pages; square, firm and neat. About as new. Inscribed by Williamson on title page. NF; Signed by Author View more info

The Farmers' Directory of Lancaster County Pennsylvania, 1914

By: Wilmer Atkinson Company

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Wilmer Atkinson Company: 1914

Seller ID: 38125

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 496 pages; HC in original 1/4 cloth backed spine and pictorial paper covered boards. Cloth nicked and frayed over spine joints; rear endpaper hinge splitting in the gutter. Paper covered boards rubbed and nicked at edges. Comprehensive directory by name of Lancaster farmers, includes some b&w photographs, period local business ads and some editorial content on farming methods. Serviceable copy lacks the Road Map that was originally included. Good only thus View more info

King Street

By: Windolph, F. Lyman

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, The Farmers Trust Company of Lancaster: 1929

Edition: Offset; reprint

Seller ID: 17979

Condition: Very Good


Offset from the Atlantic Monthly; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 23 pages; 1929 publication of the Farmers Trust Company of Lancaster, offset from the Atlantic Monthly. Small format paperback in title lettered cardstock covers. Square, sound and neat. No marks. Mild foxing to back cover. A short closed spine tear base of spine an a tiny chip to the lower corner of the cover. Expected mild toning to page stock. Presumably printed as a promotional issue distributed by Farmer's Trust. Quite uncommon in this edition. VG View more info

Four Portraits from Memory

By: Windolph, F. Lyman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Stinehour Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38491

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 23 pages; [SIGNED] 1973 Stinehour Press. Limited edition #75 of 250 copies issued. Numbered and signed with inscription in a heavy hand by the author on the limitation page. Laid in at front is a letter from Alfred Alspach (founder of the Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster) to Charles Cooper, the owner of the book and to whom inscribed, touching on memories of John Malone, profiled in the book. Tightly bound and fresh in original plain paper dust jacket. NF/VG++; Signed by Author View more info

St. John's Episcopal Church in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

By: Wolfgang, Ralph T

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Wolfgang: 1978

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39008

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 100 pages; Paperback in title lettered, pictorial wraps. Spine unlettered, as issued. Mild toning to spine edge and cover edges. Signed by author inside front cover. VG; Signed by Author View more info

Clockmakers and Watchmakers of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

By: Wood, Stacy B. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Masthof Press for the Lancaster County Historical Society: 1995

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 37387

ISBN: 1883294290

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 75 pages; Reprints the 1977 Van Nostrand edition. Tightly bound and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with photographs of examples. Feels and appears about as new. NF/NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Old Lancaster; Tales and Traditions

By: Worner, William F.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Lancaster, self published: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36007

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs & line drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages; Soundly bound red cloth with title in gilt to cover and spine. Gilt at spine a little dulled but readily legible. Mild shelf rub to spine ends and edges. Pages are bright and unmarked. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. VG- View more info