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The Pennsylvania Society: Our Golden Jubilee, A Retrospect, Proceedings of the Golden Jubilee Dinner, Roll of Members, Not Stated
121 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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122 History of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania P. A. Durand; J. Fraise Richard
Heritage Books Inc. 2011 1585493961 / 9781585493968 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2000 Softcover facsimile reprint w/ b& w illustrations of 1886 work. Contains biographical sketches organized by town, portraits, and sections on judicial, military (Revolution, Whiskey Rebellion, War of 1812, Civil War), medical, educational, and religious organizations. Additionally, pioneers, Native Americans, geography, and more. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; a few small stains to text block; mild diagonal crease to rear cover; light cover corner curling; a few page tip creases. Willow Bend Books, Westminster MD, 2000. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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123 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. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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124 Wild Yankees: The Struggle for Independence along Pennsylvania's Revolutionary Frontier Paul B. Moyer
Ithaca NY Cornell University Press 2007 0801444942 / 9780801444944 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed and Inscribed by author on half title page. History of the Wyoming controversy in northeast Pennsylvania, and how that and other conflicts in the area (between Native Americans and White settlers, border controversy with Connecticut, ongoing property disputes) were defined by the quest for Independence individually and nationally. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks, former owner's name on front free end paper; two light small stains to side text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; light shelf wear along edges; small crease at front center bottom. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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125 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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126 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: 25.00 USD
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127 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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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128 "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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129 "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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130 History of Elizabethtown College 1899-1970 Ralph W. Schlosser
Elizabethtown PA Elizabethtown College 1971 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on front free end paper. Issued in advance of the college's 75th anniversary, this chronologically details initial discussions and construction, then organized by college administration. 358 pp. w/ c. 50 b&w photos. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; bumping to spine ends; white letter on bottom spine; small rubber stamp to top text block; binding relaxed. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 12.50 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)
131 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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132 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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133 Along Pennsylvania's Lincoln Highway (PA) (Postcard History Series) Richard W. Funk
Charleston SC Arcadia Publishing 2006 0738545112 / 9780738545110 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Grouped by subject, this collection of b&w postcards documents the evolution the Lincoln Highway (Route 30) through Pennsylvania. Sections cover motels and restaurants, sections of the highway, roadside attractions and tourist stops. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; slight curling to cover corners. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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134 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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135 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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136 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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137 West Chester, the First 200 Years: 1799-1999 Bicentennial Souvenir Rodebaugh, Paul A., Jeffrey Rollison, and Eric Chandlee Wilson, editors
West Chester PA West Chester Bicentennial History Committee 1999 Soft cover Good Plus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Softcover printing. Combination of Chester County, Pennsylvania, town history (first half) and bicentennial celebration program (second half). B&w and color photos throughout. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; chip to bottom left rear cover; cover corner curling; mild rubbing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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138 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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139 Pennsylvania (Tarr and McMurry Geographies Supplementary Volume) Rupert, William W.
New York NY MacMillan Company 1903 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
1903 PA text designed for school use. In addition to geography, this work covers state government, history, industries, and more. Book Condition : Good-; some loosening of spine w/ binding tape repair; wear to cover edges and corners; tearing to part of last pages of appendix; occasional margin notes and student names in pencil inside front and rear covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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140 A Collection of Recollections : Franklin & Marshall Academy 1920 to 1943 Rupp, Theodore H. (editor)
Lancaster PA Franklin & Marshall College 1993 1st Edition Spiral Bound Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is a collection of 34 letters (and reminiscences) of former students, staff, and families of the Franklin & Marshall Academy The Academy, a private secondary boy's school in Lancaster PA, dates its origin to 1787. It closed in 1943 so that Franklin & Marshall College could host military training programs during World War II. This publication was issued in December 1993 in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Academy's closure. Book Condition : Very Good; no markings to text; some rubbing to white covers; a few spots on rear free end paper and inside rear cover; small stain to side text block. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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