Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
Visit Us
For more information on our retail location at the Lancaster Theological Seminary, please see our Facebook page.
 
 
 

Amish and Mennonite

 - 33 items found in your search
Pennsylvania History:Amish and Mennonite

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 Amish Mennonite Directory 2000 United States and Canada 
Millersburg OH Abana Books 2000 Soft cover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Purple wraps with gold titles on front cover & spine, 445 pp., a few maps. Organized by state and fellowship, then alphabetical by last name. Book Condition: Good+; slight waves in volume, some scuffing on back cover, whiteout over name atop title page; pages clean and bright. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 Persecutions and Pioneer Life of Our Ancestors Amos L. and Hannah King
Gordonville PA Gordonville Print Shop 2009 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Compilation of historical anecdotes and occasional poetry telling the story of Mennonite emigration from Europe due to religious persecution and their settlement in America (especially Pennsylvania). Includes the first Amish Church in America. Book Conditon : Fine, unmarked. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 Pennsylvania German Dictionary: English to Pennsylvania Dutch Beam, C. Richard
Schaefferstown PA Historic Schaefferstown 1982 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
One of the first full editions of Beam's PA German dictionaries. Includes a brief pronunciation guide. Book Condition : Good, no text marks; rubbing to covers; cover corner curling; remnants of two price stickers at top front cover; age toning to title page and inside cover from a photograph or article that was previously inlaid. 
Price: 12.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
4 Reichard Collection of Early Pennsylvania German Dialogues and Plays, The Buffington, Alfred F. (editor)
Lancaster PA Pennsylvania German Society / Franklin and Marshall College 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
English and PA German. Anthology of plays transcribed in PA German with additional chapters on the Pennsylvania German Puppet Play and early dialogues compiled by Daniel Miller and others. Book Condition ; Near Fine; bump to bottom spine; two small spots inside front cover; no text marks. Dust Jacket is a plain onion skin wrapper with tearing and chipping along edges. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 The Herrs Burkholder, Mabel
Morgantown PA Masthof Press 2003 1930353693 / 9781930353695 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on title page. Subtitled : "And Lancaster County's Other First Mennonite Pioneers". Details the emigration from Europe of Anabaptists and their settlement in Chester and Lancaster counties in Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; some curling to cover edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
6 Churches of Today and Yesterday in Southern Lancaster County Dunlap, Raymond L. (editor)
Quarryville PA Fellowship of Solanco Churches 1968 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
History of Churches and Fellowships in Southern Lancaster County Pennsylvania with 75 entries of defunct and existing Churches. Denominations represented include : Amish, Baptist, Lutheran, Mennonite, Presbyterian, and Quakers. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; slight age toning; some staining and foxing to text block; light bumping to spine ends; 2 small ink smudges to table of contents; small spot to rear free end paper. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; chipping and tearing at spine ends, corners, and edges; chip on rear cover. 
Price: 13.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
7 Pennsylvania Agriculture and Country Life 1640-1840 Fletcher, Stevenson Whitcomb
Harrisburg PA Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1971 Hardcover Good Minus Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good-, Ex-Library, well worn reading copy. 1971 2nd printing, 619 pp. with some b&w illustrations. Prior to the Civil War, Pennsylvania led the other colonies and states in the quantity of food produced. This wide-ranging survey covers buildings and equipment, labor, soil, livestock, horticulture, transportation, allied industries (such as mills), and much more. Primary sources are used and quoted whenever possible. Other facets of rural life, including religious denominations such as the Quakers and Amish, and education, are also discussed. Book Condition: Good-, Ex-Library; no text marks; early signs of binding starting to separate but all pages are intact; rubber stamps on text block and title page; pocket on rear free end paper (page is curling). Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; in protective mylar cover; shelfwear along edges and spine ends; catalog label and tape at bottom spine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
8 The Pennsylvania German Fraktur of the Free Library of Philadelphia: An illustrated catalogue in Two Volumes (Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society) Free Library of Philadelphia
Breinigsville PA Pennsylvania German Society 1976 091112232X / 9780911122329 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2 volume set, unpaginated catalog of over 1,000 fraktur examples in the collection. Vol 1 contains larger color plates and photos, Vol 2 contains smaller b&w examples. Photos are accompanied by attribution and translation of PA German text for each piece. Lengthy introduction. Book Conditions : Very Good; no text marks; a few spots to text block; slight marking to front covers; slight toning (sunlight?) to spines. No Dust Jackets as issued. 
Price: 46.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
9 Noah H. Mack , His life and times 1861-1948 Graybill, J. Paul; Ira D. landis; J. Paul Sauder
Lancaster PA Board of Bishops of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference 1951 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Undated, First Edition, published approx. 1951. Green cloth boards, xvi, 177 pp., approx. 20 unnumbered plates with historical photographs of people and places, churches, homes, etc. Condition: Good; ex-library with spine label and check-out pocket, a stamp or 2. Very clean, no markings, binding sounds. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
10 Pitchforks and Pitchpipes : A Portrait of a Lancaster County Mennonite Family Heistand, Esther Mae Longenecker
Marietta PA Hiestand Publishers 1990 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
By parts genealogical resource and family history, this is a detailed account of the Longenecker family of Elizabethtown PA. Well illustrated with b& w family photos, examples of crafts, and farming scenes. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks, former owner's label on front free end paper; bumping to top spine end. No Dust Jacket. Oblong 9 x 11 inches. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be required due to weight of volume, which will be over 5 lbs. with packaging. 
Price: 27.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
11 Index to C.Z. Mast and R.E. Simpson's Annals of Conestoga Valley J. Lemar and Lois Ann Mast (editors)
Morgantown PA Masthof Press 1994 Softcover (Side-stapled) Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Editors on Title page. Straightforward alphabetical index to the scarce Annals of the Conestoga Vally, a rich historical and genealogical reference for the area around Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
12 Index to C.Z. Mast and R.E. Simpson's Annals of Conestoga Valley J. Lemar and Lois Ann Mast (editors)
Morgantown PA Masthof Press 1994 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is the 1981 1st Edition. Tape-bound softcover. Straightforward alphabetical index to the scarce Annals of the Conestoga Vally, a rich historical and genealogical reference for the area around Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light age toning to cover; binding tape is somewhat uneven. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
13 Doctrines of the Bible : A Brief Discussion of the Teachings of God's Word Kauffman, Daniel (editor)
Scottdale PA Mennonite Publishing House 1952 2nd Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Outlines Mennonite doctrinal beliefs including Man's fall, Salvation, the Church, and Prophecy. Book Condition : Good-; text unmarked; start of separation inside rear cover; light staining to covers; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; light spotting to text block; stain inside rear cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
14 The Culture of the Plain People Klein, Dr. H.M.J.
York, Pennsylvania York Graphic Services, Inc. 1973 Special Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A human interest story of the people of South Central Pennsylvania, from a manuscript dated May 23rd, 1950, as written by Dr. H.M.J. Klein, teacher, civic leader and emeritus professor of history and Archeology at Franklin and Marshal College in Lancaster County, PA. Purple softcover with color illustration, includes purple envelope. 48 pp. Illustrated profusely with monotone and color images. Special limited edition of 3,000 copies printed at Christmastime 1973, from a 1950 manuscript for friends of the publisher. Condition: Near Fine, with light sunning at edges of cover. A beautiful copy. Envelope has some nicks along edges. 
Price: 17.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
15 Historical Problems with the Pennsylvania Germans (Community Historians Annual Number 8) Klein, Philip S.
Lancaster PA Schaff Library, Lancaster Theological Seminary 1969 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the 1969 Annual publication of the Lancaster County Community Historians. Klein argues that the time for more detailed study of Pennsylvania Germans has arrived. Previously, commentaries tended to be disparaging or dismissive of their cultural contributions, and/or failed to recognize the religious diversity among German immigrants. Multiple newspaper clippings inserted. Book Condition : Good; stain on back cover; light discoloration around spine; mild corner bending; no internal markings. 
Price: 17.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
16 The A B C (A-B-C) Books of the Pennsylvania Germans; The Pennsylvania German Society Volume VII (7): 1973 Klinefelter, William
Breinigsville PA The Pennsylvania German Society 1973 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
PA German Society publication containing three articles including The ABC Books used in the 18th and 19th centuries to teach the alphabet in schools and homes. Many fine examples are shown in illustration and photo, a checklist is also included. Book Condition : Very Good-; former owners name crossed out and price sticker adhesive on front free end paper, no text markings; a few small spots on bottom spine end; smudge at top right rear cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 14.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
17 Retracing Our Roots Kriebel, Martha B.
Collegeville, PA Institute on Pennsylvania Dutch Studies 1976 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
(Series: Pennsylvania Dutch Studies No. 8) Cream paper stapled wraps, black and white illustrated, 61 pp., illustrated with black and white drawings. Condition: Very good; very clean, no marks. 
Price: 14.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
18 Golden Apples in Silver Bowls: The Rediscovery of Redeeming Love (Mennonite sources and documents) Leonard Gross
Lancaster PA Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society 1999 1884732054 / 9781884732058 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
English translation of important late 17th century Swiss Anabaptist compilation and devotional text. Includes of martyr testimonies, confessions of faith, prayers, hymn singing instructions, devotions, and more. Still used by Amish and Mennonites today. Book Condition : Fine, unmarked, apparently unread. Dust Jacket Condition : Fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
19 Amish Beliefs, Customs & Discipline Lestz, Gerald
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA John Bauer's Sons 1973 Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Color pictorial wraps, 28 pp., black and white photo illustrations throughout. Includes information on the U. S. Supreme Court ruling on the Wisconsin school case, with a special comment section. Written by a local author and in consultation with Miss Sara E. Fisher and Joseph R. Beiler. Condition: Very Good, a beautiful copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Peaceful People: A Photographic Profile of the Amish, Martin, William L. (Edited By David E. Sill)
20 The Peaceful People: A Photographic Profile of the Amish Martin, William L. (Edited By David E. Sill)
Self-published By Author 1975 Limited First Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
Limited First Edition photo essay on the Amish of Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Over 30 b&w photos are combined with Bible verses. Stapled softcover. 1975. Book Condition : Good; Clean and unmarked, no creases or tears. About half the pages have light rippling along the top foredge but there is no staining or smell. Cover has light rubbing and edge wear. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@adamstownbooks.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie