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The Berlin Area, 1777 - 1977; [Somerset County] Which Includes: Berlin Borough; Brothersvalley Township; Allegheny Township; New Baltimore Borough; Northampton Township; Fairhope Township.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berlin, PA, The Berlin Area Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16195

Condition: 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. View more info

History of the County of Schuylkill, In Honor of the County's Centenary, July Second to Eighth, 1911

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pottsville PA, Dives, Pomeroy, Stewart: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16942

Condition: Good


12mo 7" - 7½" 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. View more info

Twelfth Annual Maryland House And Garden Pilgrimage; April 29, 1949 Through May 9, 1949

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Elmer O. Anderson,: 1949

Seller ID: 28309

Condition: Very Good+


Photographs, some color; ads; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages; Large format paperback in stapled glossy wraps. Substantial and well presented program on historic homes of Maryland, with numerous county and region maps, photographs, some in color and period ads for MD businesses. Superficial nick to covers at base of spine. A few pages with a brief pencil notation by a tour participant. 3 pages with front top corner creased. Solid and neat. VG+ View more info

Gap, PA; 250th Anniversary-1951

By: 250th Anniversary Committee

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Coatesville, PA, Star Printing Co: 1951

Seller ID: Alibris.0001986

Condition: 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 View more info

Charlotte County, Rich Indeed; A History from Prehistoric Times through the Civil War

By: Ailsworth, Timothy S. & Ann P. Keller & Lura B. Nichols & Barbara R. Walker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charlotte, VA, Charlotte County Board of Supervisors: 1979

Seller ID: 37875

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 588 pages; Stout HC/DJ. 1st edition. Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly shelf rubbed and worn at edges and surfaces. Illustrated with b&w photos and figures. Foild-out map in publsiher provided pocket inside the rear cover. VG+/VG View more info

Official Program, Dedication of the Lancaster Munincipal Airport August 17 and 18, 1935

By: Airport Commission

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Intelligencer Printing: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16267

Condition: 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 ... View more info

Northampton Heritage, The Story of an American County

By: Alderfer, E. Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39140

Condition: Good


B&W Photographs; maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages; HC 1st edition. Soundly bound in original cloth. Light shelf rubbing to cloth at board extremities. Damp line and mild ripple to the bottom edge of the last 1/3 of the text's pages. Illustrated throughout with photos and maps. G View more info

Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration Of The Borough Of Mohnton Pennsylvania; Mohnton Memorial Park, September 21, 1957

By: Althouse, George W. (Chairman) ; et. al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mohnton, PA, Borough of Mohnton: 1957

Seller ID: 29143

Condition: 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 View more info

A History of Medicine in Lancaster County; [The Lancaster City and County Medical Society, Vol. 52 No. 2]

By: Atlee, William A. and Herbert L. Tindall. et. al. (eds.)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, The Lancaster City and County Medical Society: 1976

Seller ID: 35878

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 119 pages; Paperback in matte pictorial covers. Spine unlettered, as issued. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. Trace toning to the spine with a bit of superficial soliong to covers. Illustrated with historical photographs. VG+ View more info

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

By: Ayars III, Walter (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee: 1976

Seller ID: 24874

Condition: 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 View more info

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

By: Ayars III, Walter (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee: 1976

Seller ID: 34481

Condition: Very Good+


Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages; Oversize paperback is tight and solid in matte title-lettered covers. Spine unlettered. Just light shelf wear to externals. Illustrated with B/W maps. VG+ View more info

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

By: Baker, Jesse. M

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pittsburg, PA, William G. Johnston Co: 1899

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 34126

Condition: 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+ View more info

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.

By: Barrett, J. Allen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Telegraph Printing Co.: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31705

Condition: 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... View more info

The Reverend Thomas Barton / "An Old Atlas" ... [In] Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society, October 1, 1926: Vol. XXX, No. 8

By: Barton, Frederick Marx and William Frederic Worner

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Historical Society: 1926

Seller ID: 18440

Condition: Very Good


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original title lettered wraps. Wraps with expected light toning at edges. Vertical stress crease. VG View more info

Historic Houses of the North Fork and Shelter Island

By: Bear, Joy

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Greenport, NY, Suffolk Times: 1981

Seller ID: 38588

Condition: Very Good+


B&W drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 92 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers; spine unlettered, as issued. Snugly bound and neat; no marks. Just trace toning to covers at edges. Illustrated throughout with b&w drawings. VG+ View more info

David Tanneberger, Organ Builder : [In] Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society, Vol XXX; No. 1

By: Beck, Paul E

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Lancaster County Historical Society: 1926

Seller ID: 32919

Condition: 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 View more info

Lancaster County Prison History; 1729-1978

By: Becker, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Cee-Jay Jaycees: 1978

Seller ID: 25765

Condition: 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++ View more info

Lancaster and Nearby Points Telephone Directory And Yellow Pages (Directory #63)

By: Bell Telephone

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Pennsylvania, Bell Telephone Co. of PA: 1960

Seller ID: 30399

Condition: 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... View more info

Lancaster and Nearby Points Telephone Directory And Yellow Pages; 1957

By: Bell Telephone

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Pennsylvania, Bell Telephone Co. of PA: 1957

Seller ID: 30400

Condition: 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 ... View more info

Joseph Lehn- Woodturner : Community Historians Annual Vol 6, No. 6

By: Bell, Gary P.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Lancaser, PA, Schaff Library, Lancaster Theological Seminary: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32387

Condition: 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 View more info