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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 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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126 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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127 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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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 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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130 "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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131 "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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132 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)
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 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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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 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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138 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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139 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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140 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in the Civil War Ronald C Young
Published by Ronald C. Young 2002 0972131906 / 9780972131902 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on title page. 156 pp. History of Lancaster County's participation in the Civil War, from the Christiana Revolt through the end of the War. Discusses the Gettysburg Campaign and the burning of the Columbia- Wrightsville bridge, regiments raised locally, Civil War notables from the county, and more. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks, owner's name on front free end paper; light paste down creasing inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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