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Lancaster's Part in the World's Watchmaking Industry; Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society; Vol XLIX, No. 2

By: Bowman, John J

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Historical Society, Lancaster, Pa: 1945

Seller ID: 0423H449877

Condition: 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 View more info

1886 History of Adams County, Pennsylvania Containing History of the Counties, Their Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, Churches, Industries, Etc. , ... Early Settlers and Prominent Men, Biographies

By: Bradsby, H. C

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Knightstown, IN, The Bookmark: 1980

Edition: Facsimile; reprint

Seller ID: 38787

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 622 pages; Facsimile reprinting of the original edition covering Adams County. Snugly bound and clean, with well printed reproductions of original engravings. Solid, clean copy. VG or better View more info

Lancaster's First Jewish Community, 1715 to 1804; the Era of Joseph Simon [In The] Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society, Vol. 80 No. 4, 1976

By: Brener, David A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Historical Society: 1976

Seller ID: 32567

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Vol 80, No. 4 [paged (191) - 336]. Journal size softcover in printed stapled wraps. Nearly the whole issue (pgs 211-322) given to Brener's work Lancaster's First Jewish Community. Illustrated with reproductions of historical views and portraits. No marks. Appears unread and unworn. NF View more info

Pennsylvania Dutch, The Plain and the Fancy

By: Brenner, Scott Francis & Ned Smith & John Johns (Illust. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, The Stackpole Co: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34987

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 244 pages; Apparent 1st edition. Soundly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket (from a Ned Smith design). Prior owner name penned to front endpage. Dust jacket shelf rubbed at edges with several small chips and short tears. Illustrated by John Johns. VG/G++ View more info

Col. Adam Reigart ... [In] Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society, June 4, 1926: Vol. XXX, No. 6

By: Brinton, Edward Penrose

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Historical Society: 1926

Seller ID: 18438

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 6 pages; Original title lettered wraps. Wraps with expected light toning at edges; light handling evidence to covers. VG View more info

125 Years of History; Ephrata National Bank, 1881-2006

By: Brubaker Paul W. & Clarence Spohn (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ephrata, PA, Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley: 2006

Seller ID: 39106

Condition: Near Fine


Journal of the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley, Volume XXXI; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 95 pages; Oversize paperback in pictorial wraps. Journal of the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley, Volume XXXI. Bright, tight and fresh with just a whisper of shelf soiling to front cover. Feels and appears unread and just about as new. NF View more info

Pageant of Liberty, Commemorating Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in the American Revolution ... July 5th, 6th, & 7th, 1926 [With over 35 Signatures of Performers and Organizers]

By: Burrell, Percy Jewett; Laura F. Kready, & Thorbahn, H. Clifton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Lancaster Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35014

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 135 pages; Paperback in pictorial yapped edge wraps. This copy signed by over 35 prominent Lancastrains, including author/s pageant director, chairman and many of the actors and participants in the dramatic pageant. Signatures fill the inisde surfaces of bot the front and rear covers. Includes scripts, program and listings of participants. Laid in is an invoice for stenographic work signed by the Pageant chairman, and a single leaf of edited Program for the Liberty Choir. Some furring and rubbing to yapped cover edges and some moderate toning and soiling to covers. U... View more info

Hurricane Years

By: Cameron, Hawley

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13016

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; [SIGNED] 1968 Little Brown HC/DJ 1st edition. Warmly inscribed by Hawley to author and fellow prominent Lancaster PA figure, Samuel Slaymaker. Solid clean copy in a clean neat dust jacket with just mild rub at spine ends and edges. VG+/VG; Signed by Author View more info

Out of the Silent Past; A Short Story of the Byerland Church and the Community ...

By: Campbell, Rhoda H.

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Lancaster, printed for the author by Feldser Printing: 1950

Seller ID: 38102

Condition: Good+


B&W Photographs & maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages; Paperback in original pictorial card stock covers with saddle stapled binding. Covers lightly shelf rubbed at edges; first leaf of the text has a mild stress crease across the lower front corner. Trace rust evidence to binding staples at center fold. Illustrated with b&w photos and maps/diagrams of land grants and settlemet areas. A page mid-book has apir of question marks penned in a paragraph of the text. Uncommon local history title. G++ or better View more info

1776 Census of Maryland

By: Carothers, Bettie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Silver Spring, MD, Family Line Publications: 1986

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 39046

Condition: Very Good-


4to 11" - 13" tall; 214 pages; Larger format paperback in title lettered wraps; black tape backed spine - as issued. Solid clean copy. VG- View more info

A Digest of the Ordinances of the Corporation of the City of Lancaster, And of the Acts of Assembly Relating Thereto

By: Carpenter, James C. & William R. Wilson (compilers)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, W. B. Wiley Printer: 1855

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 31673

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 163 pages; A revised edition of the laws and regulations for the city of Lancaster. Snugly bound in original textured brown cloth with decorative borders and rules stamped in blind; titles brightly in gilt to cover with spine unlettered, as issued. Dimly visible call number painted to base of cloth spine. Cloth rubbed with shallow chipping at spine ends and slight rub through at front corners; light sunfading to cloth at spine. Presumably once a copy held in the offices of the city; there are a few corrections to ordinances in a period hand. Prior owner's modern name... View more info

Seeing Lancaster County's Covered Bridges, With Exact Directions To The Tenth Of A Mile

By: Caruthers, E. Gipe.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Caruthers (Self-Published): 1974

Seller ID: 31027

Condition: Very Good+


Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize paperback in original red cardstock wraps with saddle stapled binding. Snug, clean and neat. No marks. Just trace shelf evidence to covers at edges. Illustrated from drawings. Sharp neat copy. VG++ View more info

Black Lancaster Through the Eyes of its People

By: Cassidy, Suzanne & Brian Plonka (Photos)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Lancaster New Era: 1986

Seller ID: 32291

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 24 pages; Oversize paperback in pictorial card stock covers and saddle stapled binding. Offset reprint. "Reprinted from the Lancaster New Era". Long piece from the Lancaster Nespapers. Illustrated with photographs. Bright fresh copy feels and appears unread and about as new. NF View more info

St. Joseph Hospital and Health Care Center 100th Anniversary 1883-1983 Lancaster Pennsylvania

By: Center, St. Joseph Hospital and Health Care

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, St. Joseph Hospital: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24469

Condition: Near Fine


1983 St Joseph Hospital oversize paperback in gilt titled stiff card stock covers. Unread copy is bright, tight and fresh. No marks. Extensive history of the prominent Lancaster Catholic hospital, now renamed Lancaster Regional. Just about as new; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 110 pages; 1983 St Joseph Hospital oversize paperback in gilt titled stiff card stock covers. Unread copy is bright, tight and fresh. No marks. Extensive history of the prominent Lancaster Catholic hospital, now renamed Lancaster Regional. Just about as new View more info

100 Years of Camera Scenes; Views of Eastern Lancaster County in Our Nation's Second Century

By: Chapter, Historic Research Committee Elanco; The Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee, Inc.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19004

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy pictorial covers. 1st edition, 1st printing; 2,000 copies printed. A solid neat copy. No marks. Light toning and dust spotting to cover stock at spine. Profusely illustrated with historical photographs from seven Lancaster County PA townships. VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Whispering Hills A Geologic History of York and Lancaster Counties, Pennsylvania

By: Chrastina, Paul B. and Jeri L. Jones

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dillsburg, PA, MATRIX Pub. Co: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15804

Condition: Near Fine


Color and B&W ills; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 88 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy color photograph illustrated covers. Bright tight copy appears unread. No marks. Illustrated with a number of color geologic plates and maps. NF About as new View more info

Camp Mount Gretna Junior Camp Song Book

By: Church, United Brethren - Eastern Conference

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, United Brethren Church, Board of Christian Education: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29254

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34 pages; Slim paperback in pictorial self-wraps with saddle stapled binding. 1st edition stated. Published for distribution to camp attendees. United Brethren published. Consists primarily of verses for songs to be sung at camp. Name and bunk info template inside front cover is not filled out. Light to moderate handling wear. VG- View more info

Fire Prevention Code, City of Lancaster, PA: 1962

By: City Of Lancaster

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster , Pa., City of Lancaster: 1962

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 20880

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages; Bound in pebbled red card stock with title lettering in black to cover and spine. Sound clean copy; a few scattered pages with a brakcet, underline or marginal notation. VG View more info

A Brief History Of Lancaster County; With Special Reference to the Growth and Development of its Institutions, Designed for the School and Home

By: Clare, Israel Smith

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Argus Publishing Co: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: K3-RS67-KC66

Condition: Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 317 pages; 1892 Argus Publishing HC in original red cloth. Black title lettering to spine is bright. Binding sound if a little shaken Text unmarked. G+ to VG- View more info

Lancaster County Postcards; Windows to our Past

By: Club, Lancaster County Postcard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lanc County Postcard Club/Science Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 36988

ISBN: 0966494202

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Photographic plates of old cards; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 178 pages; HC Limited edition of 2000 copies. Oversize HC in publisher's red cloth. Bright, tight and fresh. Feels and appears unread and about as new. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of period Lancaster area postcards. About Fine. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info