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101 A Brief History of Lancaster County Pennsylvania Lestz, Gerald S.
lancaster PA John Baer's Sons 1998 Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1998 2nd printing. Short, staple bound booklet with an emphasis on the founding and early history of Lancaster pre- Civil War. Book Condition : near Fine; no text marks; a few small marks to covers; minimal wear. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs Monthly Bulletins, May and June 1939 (Vol. 7, Nos. 6 & 7), Livengood, William S. Jr. (Secretary)
102 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs Monthly Bulletins, May and June 1939 (Vol. 7, Nos. 6 & 7) Livengood, William S. Jr. (Secretary)
Harrisburg, PA Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs 1939 N/A Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Two monthly bulletins from 1939. Topics include canal route rivalries, new gasoline pumps, PA as leading brick producer, new meat and poultry regulations, bond issues. Size: 8vo up to 9" tall . 54 combined pages. Book Conditions : Good; pages are very lightly aged, clean, unmarked, no tears, some ligh t corner bends. Covers have some light soiling / spotting (especially No. 7), light creasing, corner curling and edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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103 Address for the Fiftieth Anniversary of an Odd Fellows Lodge and Occasional Poems Lochman, Charles L.
Bethlehem PA Charles L. Lochman 1897 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Privately published collection of poetry includes 26 selections including 5 related to the Odd Fellows fraternal organization. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light age toning inside covers; scuffing to spine and cover corners; light semi-circular water stain to bottom of most pages (no smell). No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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104 Medium is Not a Massage : When the Rumor of a Battle Is Worse Than the Battle Itself Longanecker, John
1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
This is a privately published thesis on the effect of rumor on morale in wartime, specifically the American Civil War. The first part is an examination of the effect of rumor on the civilian population as Lee invaded Pennsylvania leading up to Gettysburg. The second part is an examination of different methods of observation and reporting in the war, looking glasses, signal stations, telegraphs, scouts, stragglers, runaway slaves, newspapers, and letters. Richly illustrated with reproductions from "The Soldier In our Civil War". Signed by Author on title page and dated July 1, 2 , 3, 1988 (175th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg). Book Condition : Good +; no internal markings; price sticker remnant on top right front cover, light staining along edges of both covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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105 Elizabethtown The First Three Centuries MacMaster, Richard K.
Elizabethtown PA The Elizabethtown Historical Society 2000 1883294916 / 9781883294915 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Historical Society issued town history, 2000 2nd printing. Arranged chronologically but also covers Churches, industries, transportation, education (including Elizabethtown College). B&w photos throughout and end maps. Book Condition : Fine; no text marks; minimal wear; 2 small marks to text block. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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106 Sights, Scenes, Visions and Dreams ; Looking back at Ephrata Marquet, Cynthia (Compiler)
Ephrata, Pennsylvania Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley 1993 Preliminary Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Primarily a book of images: photos, programs, advertisements reflective of Ephrata, PA's past. Arranged geographically within these categories: home, businesses and public works; churches and schools; and events and activities. Brown cloth boards, gold stamped titles on cover and spine, 202 pp., illustrated throughout. Limited edition, #725. Condition: Near fine; pages clean, a very nice copy. 8vo, oblong 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Peaceful People: A Photographic Profile of the Amish, Martin, William L. (Edited By David E. Sill)
107 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
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108 Mennonite Family History 20th Anniversary Issue (Volume XX, Number 1 January 2001) Mast, J. Lemar and Lois Ann Mast (editors)
Morgantown PA Mennonite Family History / Masthof press 2001 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Journal 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This 20th Anniversary Issue includes articles on Mennonites in Western Belize; The Sunflower Passage; Anabaptist Chronology; and more.Genealogy-related articles include the following family names : Schwartzentruber, Otto; Stucki; Raber, Reber, Roeber, and Egly; Light, Lichty; Theiss, Deiss, Tice, and Dice.Book Condition : Very Good; slight rubbing to covers; wear to cover corners; text unmarked. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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109 Mennonite Family History 25th Anniversary Issue (Volume XXV, Number 1 January 2006) Mast, J. Lemar and Lois Ann Mast (editors)
Morgantown PA Mennonite Family History / Masthof press 2006 Soft cover Very Good Plus Journal 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This 25th Anniversary Issue includes articles on Life in the Vistula Delta of West Prussia; Tips on Searching the Internet for Genealogical Information Using Google; and more. Genealogy-related articles include the following family names : Frantz; Kauffman; Stutzman/Stutzmann; Shirk; Schlatter; Lehman, Layman. Book Condition : Very Good+; slight rubbing to covers; text unmarked. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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110 Battle of Paoli McGuire, Thomas J.
Mechanicsburg PA Stackpole Books 2006 0811733378 / 9780811733373 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Critically-praised authoritative examination of the Battle of Paoli in September 1777 and its place in the overall Philadelphia campaign. This is a significant volume in the history of the Revolutionary War in Pennsylvania, including the court martial of Anthony Wayne. 270 pp., illustrated with b&w photos. Book Condition : Very Good; text unmarked; slight rubbing to covers; light wear to cover corners. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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111 Robert H. Sayre: Engineer, Entrepeneur, Humanist 1824-1907 Metz, Lance E.
Easton PA Hugh Moore Historical Park and Museums 1985 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Program accompanying 1985 exhibit honoring the 19th century engineer, businessman. Brief biography of his life, one b&w photo. Chief engineer of the Lehigh Valley Railroad, Sayre later oversaw construction of the first iron works of what would become Bethlehem Steel. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; crease at bottom left front cover; sticker on top right rear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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112 The Slopes of Helicon and other Poems Mifflin, Lloyd
Boston MA Estes and Laurait 1898 Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Lloyd Mifflin was a poet and painter, born in 1846 in Columbia, Pennsylvania. Beginning his career as a painter, the fumes of his paintings caused his turn to another love, poetry.-- biography by Lucas Eugene Walker. Dark green cloth, gilt spine titles and ornamentation, titles on front cover, teg, deckled edges;135 pp., 11 black and white plates, including portrait frontis. Condition: Good plus; age toning only on text block, pages bright, occasional pencil underlining of a line, a phrase. Owner's name inside cover, several notes on back cover, including "Finished reading 10 P.M. June 7, 1919") 
Price: 20.00 USD
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113 Pennsylvania German. A Collection of Pennsylvania German Productions in Poetry and Prose. Miller, Daniel (editor)
Reading PA Daniel Miller, Publisher 1903 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In PA German with English introduction. Anthology of 45 poems and 58 short prose pieces transcribed in PA German compiled by Daniel Miller. Book Condition: Good-; no text marks; occasional foxing; binding relaxed but intact, tear to bottom title page at spine; bumping to spine ends; soiling and wear to covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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114 History of Frackville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Miller, Jonathan W.
Frackville PA Miner's Journal 1904 1st Edition Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Likely 1st or 2nd printing. Town history by Episcopal rector discusses coal industry, railroads, Churches, schools, etc. B&w photos. Book Condition : Fair; musty smell; spine starting to separate, all pages intact; significant chipping and scuffing to both covers and spine; former owner's name on front and inside both covers ; light foxing throughout, text unmarked; small tears at bottom right of first several pages. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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115 The Parish Record : Womelsdorf (PA) Parish Notes 3 Booklets : 1927, 1938, and 1944 Miller, Rev. Harry P. and E.L. Leisey
Womelsdorf, PA Womelsdorf Luthern Parish 1944 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Three booklet set of Pennsylvania Lutheran Parish records include the areas of Wernersville, Reading, Bernville, Robesonia, Richland and surrounding areas in Berks County. Records for the congregations of St. Daniel's, Robesonia - Zion; Womelsdorf - St. John; Host and Trinity, Robesonia. Contains membership rolls, baptisms, funerals, confirmations, weddings, treasurer's report, history of the parish and lots of local ads. The 1944 booklet is labelled as "The Lutheran Churches of Robesonia". c. 100 pages combined. Book Conditions : Good; no text marks; light age toning; cover corner curling. Front cover for the 1927 booklet has significant staining which is also on the first ad page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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116 Travels in Philadelphia Morley, Christopher
Philadelphia PA David McKay Co. 1921 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall Taylor, Frank H. 
This is a collection of short essays, originally written for the Philadelphia Evening Ledger, compiled and printed shortly after Morley moved to New York. Topis range form Benjamin Franklin, Willow Grove, The Paoli Local, The Whitman Centennial, Up the Wissahickon, to the title piece. Book Condition : Good; previous owner's name in ink on front free end paper, no other internal markings; front free end paper tearing away from binding; some discoloration to inside front and rear colors likely due to adhesive; start of binding separation at rear cover but pages are secure. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Descendants of Christian M. Sauder and Direct Ancestors 1766-1967 / Christian M. Sauder and Barbara G. Gook Sauder, Magdalena C. Martin Sauder, Lizzie B. Weaver Sauder, Descendants, Mrs. Samuel M. Weaver, Mrs. Maria Sauder Nolt, Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. Nolt (Compiled by)
117 Descendants of Christian M. Sauder and Direct Ancestors 1766-1967 / Christian M. Sauder and Barbara G. Gook Sauder, Magdalena C. Martin Sauder, Lizzie B. Weaver Sauder, Descendants Mrs. Samuel M. Weaver, Mrs. Maria Sauder Nolt, Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. Nolt (Compiled by)
Adamstown PA Ensinger Printing Service 1967 Edition Unstated Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Yellow stapled softcover, 8vo up to 9" tall, 52 pp. Includes related families of Zimmerman, Weaver, Nolt, Musser, Martin, Garman, etc. Multiple copies available. Condition: VG+; clean, crisp, unmarked, tight copy with a little shelf wear. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Descendants of Emanuel Brubacker, Nancy (Brubacker) Miller, Elsie B. Brubacker, Clarence W. Martin (Compiled by)
118 Descendants of Emanuel Brubacker Nancy (Brubacker) Miller, Elsie B. Brubacker, Clarence W. Martin (Compiled by)
Gordonville, PA S. K. Typing 1999 Probable First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Navy cloth hardback, no dust jacket, silver titles, 8vo up to 9" tall, 204 pp. Includes Brubacker, Fox, Gehman, Horst, Martin, Sensenig, Shirk, Stauffer, Zimmerman and related families with full-name index. Condition: Very good; clean and bright, no markings, no creases and no tears. The first 50 or so pages have some light rippling along bottom edge. Cover has light shelf wear. Hardcover 
Price: 60.00 USD
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119 The Pennsylvania-German in the Settlement of Maryland; The Wayside Inns on the Lancaster Roadside Between Philadelphia and Lancaster ( Pennsylvania German Society Volume XXII) Nead , Daniel Wunderlich
Lancaster PA The Pennsylvania German Society 1914 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Sachse, Julius F. 
1914 Hardcover details the founding of Maryland, German settlers, and the subsequent relocation of some Pennsylvania Germans to Western Maryland. Provides cultural background (religion, education, industry) and details the service of Maryland Germans in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. B&w plates and illustrations. Book Condition : Good-; pencil underlining and notes to c. 15% of text; beginning of binding separation but all pages intact; bumping to spine ends and some light discoloration to spine; light spotting to covers. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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120 Poems Nevin, Alice
New York, NY Knickerbocker Press 1922 Hardcover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Poems by a Lancaster, PA native. Nevin fought for women's right to vote, was the first president of the Red Cross' local branch, and is credited with starting the first well-baby clinic and the first kindergarten in her home (Iris Club of Lancaster website). A collection of her poems includes "Unseen Worlds": "All around us and about us/Unseen worlds are ever nigh,/and in deepest depths within us/ Unknown realms of glory lie..." -p. 11. Small hardcopy with dark blue cloth, gilt title and line border on cover, 24 pp, unillustrated. Condition: Very Good; very few signs of wear to cover, pages clean, free of marks, with some age toning. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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