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Milestone 1975 - Yearbook of Philadelphia College of Bible, Newton, Sue (Editor)
121 Milestone 1975 - Yearbook of Philadelphia College of Bible Newton, Sue (Editor)
Philadelphia Philadelphia College of Bible 1975 N/A Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book Folio up to 15" tall 
Navy blue cloth with bright green titles. 232 pages. Philadelphia College of Bible yearbook for the class of 1975. 232 pages. Interior clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has very light scuffing. Hinges intact and pages secure. Large hardback. NOTE: This book is extra heavy and will require additional shipping charges outside the US and for priority shipping within the US. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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122 Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania No Author
Ephrata PA Science Press 1985 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Scarce 1985 Science Press oblong softcover guide to the Railroad Museum in Strasburg Pennsylvania. 23 full color, 15 b&w photos & illustrations accompany text describing various locomotive models and cars in the collection. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; some staining to cover; creasing near spine; a few spots to text block. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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123 Bi-Centennial Celebration commemorating the Birth of George Washington 1732 - 1932. Reading and Berks County Nolan, J. Bennett (intro)
Reading County, Pennsylvania Bi-Centennial Committee 1932 Soft cover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
A program for activities taking place in 1932 to celebrate George Washington. Includes a biographical sketch, Washington's two visits to Berks County, Reading and Berks County in early American history, and the names of Revolutionary soldiers buried in Berks County. Lists officers and committees of the celebration. Cream and brick wraps, illustrated in B&W, staple-bound pamphlet. 40 pp. Condition: Good+; a few minor edge tears, evidence of a label removed at upper left corner of cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Pennsylvania Society: Our Golden Jubilee, A Retrospect, Proceedings of the Golden Jubilee Dinner, Roll of Members, Not Stated
124 The Pennsylvania Society: Our Golden Jubilee, A Retrospect, Proceedings of the Golden Jubilee Dinner, Roll of Members Not Stated
The Pennsylvania Society 1949 First Edition Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Book issued for the Golden Jubilee of the Pennsylvania Society celebration dinner held at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York in 1949. History and information about the first 50 years of the Society founded by Barr Ferree, eminent Pennsylvanian and historian. Size: 8vo up to 9" tall . 86 pages. Book Condition : Very Good; Pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has a bit of light soiling, some rubbing; corner and edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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125 Philadelphia Portrait, 1682-1982: Catalogue of the Exhibition Celebrating the 300th Anniversary of Philadelphia Oedel, William T.
Philadelphia PA Historical Society of Pennsylvania 1982 1422358658 / 9781422358658 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Exhibit catalog documents maps, portraits, Native American crafts, metalwork, and more from Philadelphia history. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; light rubbing and creasing to covers including wear to cover edges and corners. 9 1/2 x 14 oblong staple-bound softcover. 
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126 Guide to Coal Mining Collections in the United States Parkinson, George
Morgantown WV West Virginia University Foundation 1978 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Very Good, Ex-College Library. Scarce 1978 research guide and resource to collections of materials related to coal mining. From the introduction : "This guide includes information on repositories which have coal related collections, a locator symbol index, and sequentially numbered collection descriptions, arranged alphabetically by main entry." The entries listed run the gamut from archives, manuscripts, and photographs/videos, to oral history collections. Library Binding, 182 pp. including 3 b&w photos. Book Condition : Very Good, Ex-College Library; catalog label at bottom left front, bookplate inside front cover, barcode and pocket on back free endpaper, and cataloging info on title page; no text markings. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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127 Another Rung Up the Ladder : German Reformed People in American Struggles 1754-1783 Parsons, William T.
Collegeville, PA Institute on Pennsylvania Dutch Studies 1976 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Ex-Church Archive. Preliminary study of the role of German Reformed in the French Indian War and the American Revolution. 8 b&w illustrations. Book Condition : Good; catalog labels on front cover; catalog info and rubber stamp on title page, no markings to text; cover corner curling; light edge wear. 
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128 The Rise and Progress of the People Called Quakers Penn, William
Philadelphia PA Friends Book Association 1886 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Late 19th century Quaker hardcover tract reprints Penn's brief history of the Society of Friends and notable leaders, with emphasis on its religious testimony. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, former owners' names inside front cover and on front free end paper; age toning to inside covers and free end papers; a few small spots to text block; occasional page tip creases; binding secure. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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129 Fruits of an Active Life: Remarks Upon Religion, Morals, Government, Toleration Penn, William; William Wistar Comfort (editor)
Philadelphia PA Friends Book Store 1945 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus Good Minus Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
1945 1st Edition Thus. Designed as a companion to Penn's "Fruits of Solitude", the 1st section contains maxims and brief quotes on religion, morality, and government. 2nd section is the essay "William Penn Practical Mystic". 3rd section contains longer excerpts from letters and related writings. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; foxing to inside cover, free end papers, and text block; mild musty smell; binding secure. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; some foxing (front and reverse); tear at top right front corner; price unclipped. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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130 Preliminary Guide to the Research Materials of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Historical Society of Pennsylvania 1959 Hardcover Very Good No dustjacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
The object of this guide is "to present briefly the general character of the documents, letters, and other sources in the care of the Commission so that historians and other researchers may discover the materials which may be of value to them" - intro. Red cloth library binding; v, 58 pp., unillustrated. Condition: Very Good; former university library book, with very little wear. Only library markings are spine label, bookplate, bar code on rear free endpaper and some pencilling in the preliminaries. Pages clean and crisp. 
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131 "Long Since" Pollard, Alberta C.
New Bloomfield PA Self Published 1970 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
This is a collection of vignettes and memories of New Bloomfield PA by a former teacher and Secretary of the Perry County Historical Society. Chapters include : The Old Perry County Jail, Town Pumps and Street Lights, The Scots Among Us, The Old Blacksmith Shop, and more. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; slight shelf wear to top edge; light rubbing to rear cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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132 "Long Since" Pollard, Alberta C.
New Bloomfield PA Self Published 1970 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on front free end paper : "To Cornelia and Bert Loughridge, our latest very precious Perry Countians. With my love, Alberta C. Pollard." This is a collection of vignettes and memories of New Bloomfield PA by a former teacher and Secretary of the Perry County Historical Society. Chapters include : The Old Perry County Jail, Town Pumps and Street Lights, The Scots Among Us, The Old Blacksmith Shop, and more. Includes inlaid promotional pamphlet for the book. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; light age toning to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light rubbing and shelf wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Bulletin of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bureau of  Foods Law Bulletin, Vol. 2, No. 12 August 1919, Rasmussen, Fred (Secretary of Agriculture)
133 Bulletin of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Foods Law Bulletin, Vol. 2, No. 12 August 1919 Rasmussen, Fred (Secretary of Agriculture)
Harrisburg PA Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture 1919 First Printing Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
General bulletin No. 331. Volume 2, No. 12, August 1919. Outlines the law creating a Department of Agriculture in Pennsylvania, the various acts of assembly committed to the Bureau of Foods for enforcement, a brief digest of numerous court decisions relating to those laws, and rules and regulations. 78-page stapled softcover. Book Condition : Good; Cover has some edge wear including a couple tiny tears to front foredge; Also some water spotting at left bottom right. The only affect to the pages is a little bleeding of the red coloring to the top edge of the last two pages. Otherwise pages are lightly aged, clean and unmarked, no tears. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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134 Memorials of the Moravian Church. Volume 1. Reichel, William C.
Philadelphia PA J.B. Lipincott & Co. 1870 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good-; Ex-Seminary Library. This volume deals primarily with early Moravian missions to the Native American tribes. Sections include : Count Zinzendorf's Observations on the North American Indians; His Narrative of a Journey to the Susquehanna; Annals of early Moravian Settlement in Georgia and Pennsylvania; and more. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; bookplate inside front cover; former owner's name and misc. notes on front free end paper, catalog notes on title page, no text marks; fading to title label on spine; catalog labels on spine end and top right rear cover, bumping to spine ends and cover corners; slip and pocket removed inside rear cover tearing paper. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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135 The Amish Year Rice, Charles S. and Rollin C. Steinmetz
New Bruswick NJ Rutgers University Press 1956 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"... describes and illustrates typical incidents in an ordinary year of work and play among the Amishmen of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania". Cream cloth boards with brown label with gold titles on front cover, spine, 224 pp., profuse B&W photo plates. Book Condition: Very Good; no text marks, former owner's name in pencil on front free end paper; slight darkening to spine. Dust Jacket Condition : Poor; torn and detached inlaid at front of book. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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136 History of the Theological Seminary of the Reformed Church in the United States 1825-1934, Evangelical and Reformed Church 1934-1952 Richards, George Warren
Lancaster PA Theological Seminary of the Evangelical and Reformed Church 1952 1st Edition Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a history of the Lancaster Theological Seminary, a United Church of Christ, school of theology and divinity. The foundational influence is Mercersburg Theology, an ecumenical theology, most closely associated with Philip Schaff and John Williamson Nevin. This work by the late President Emeritus outlines the history of the Seminary from the first Reformed Synod debates to its relocation from Mercersburg to Lancaster. Illustrated with 19 B&W photos. Book Condition : Fine, one smudge to top text block otherwise unmarked. No Dust Jacket as issued; has plain paper wrapper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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137 Nicholas Comenius: or Ye Pennsylvania schoolmaster of ye olden time Riddle, William
lancaster PA Wickersham Printing Company 1897 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1897, Likely 1st Edition. Author of a separate text on the school history of Lancaster Pennsylvania, Riddle uses a fictional account to present historical anecdotes of teaching and education in the early 19th century. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; cover corner curling; bumping/wear to spine ends; binding relaxed; stains to side text block; age toning inside covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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138 West Shore Country Club: A Pictorial History: (Camp Hill, Pennsylvania) Robert Latham
Virginia Beach VA The Donning Company Publishers 2009 157864593X / 9781578645930 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Profusely illustrated with color and b&w photos, this volume traces the history of the West Shore Country Club in Camp Hill Pennsylvania from pre-club land history through the current day, detailing swim clubs, tennis, and golf. Also includes lists of tournament winners. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good-; price sticker remnant at top right front; light shelf wear to top edge; general rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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139 The Breaker Whistle Blows. Mining Disasters and Labor Leaders in the Anthracite Region Roberts, Ellis W.
Scranton PA Anthracite Press 1984 Hardcover Fair Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Highlights the anthracite coal era, roughly 1869-1959, and how mining disasters in those years showed the immigration patterns and labor forces and leaders who emerged. B&w photos and map. Book Condition : Fair, Ex-Library; no text marks; crease to front free end paper and title page; some page tip creasing; rubber stamp; slip removed from rear fee end paper tearing paper. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; some rubbing, in protective mylar cover with tape to outside. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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140 Analyses and Potential Uses of Selected Shales and Clays, Green County, Pennsylvania Roen, John B. & Hosterman, John W.
Harrisburg, PA Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey 1969 Edition Unstated Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
White stapled softcover, 29 pp. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Pennsylvania Geological Survey Fourth Series, Information Circular 67.. CONDITION: Good; ex-library copy from Franklin & Marshall College. Minimal library markings; stamping to cover and last page. Reading pages are clean and bright with no markings or tears. Cover basically clean, some pencil erasing on front. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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