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141 Sesquicentennial Of The Amish Mennonites Of Ontario Sauder, Dorothy (editor)
Waterloo ON Canada Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario 1972 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good + Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is a program from the November 1972 observance of the 150th anniversary of the arrival of Amish to Ontario Canada. Contains details on a pageant, Martyrs' Mirror Ontario, and a history of Anabaptists in Ontario. Vintage b&w photos, maps, and illustrations. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; cover corner curling; a few marks to covers. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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142 The First Hundred Years of Delaware County Sawyer, William E.
Springfield PA Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 1976 2nd Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Side-stapled softcover, 2nd Edition issued for the American Bicentennial. History of early eastern Pennsylvania, early Swedish, Finnish, and Dutch colonists and competing interests through to William Penn. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light age toning around cover edges (especially spine). 
Price: 14.00 USD
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143 History of the Church of the Brethren, Eastern Pennsylvania 1915-1965 Saylor, Guy (editor)
Lancaster PA Church of the Brethren, Eastern District of Pennsylvania 1965 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition. Issued to commemorate the centennial of district meetings, this volume covers congregational histories, district activities, select biographies of ministers , laymen and women, and missionaries from 1915 (when the last history was published) to 1965. C. 140 b& w photos. Book Condition : Good; presentation inscription on front free end paper, no text marks; some spotting to text block; light age toning to free end papers, some foxing to first and last pages. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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144 Midwinter Mourning : The Boyertown Opera House Fire (Volumes 1 and 2) Schneider, Mary Jane
Boyertown PA MJS Publications 1992 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Longacre, Julia Signed by Author(s)
Matching set of paperbacks detailing the Rhoads Opera House Fire of January 13, 1908. Started by a combination of accidents, 170 people were killed, in part due to the limited exits. Short biographies of the victims are included in Volume 1. Volume 2 includes a fold out map at rear. Volume 1 is a Revised Edition issued in conjunction with the publication of the second volume. Book Conditions : Very Good; former owner's address label at top right of front fee end paper in both volumes; no other internal markings; light rubbing to covers, slight cover corner and edge wear. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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145 Caspar Schwenkfeld von Ossig (1489-1561) Schultz, Selina Gerhard
Pennsburg PA The Board of Publication of the Schwenkfelder Church 1977 4th Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
4th Edition 1977 (reprint of 3rd edition). Biography of the Silesian reformer whose following includes several Schwenkfelder congregations near Philadelphia. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; light rubbing to covers; small crease at top right front cover corner; larger horizontal crease at front cover/spine; price sticker remnant at bottom right rear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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146 The Ford at the Schuylkill: A Glimpse of Early Reading, Pennsylvania, From Lenapehoking to Frontier Outpost Scogna, Kathy M.
Reading PA Kathy M. Scogna 1998 0965229211 / 9780965229210 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Issued for the 250th anniversary of Reading in Berks County Pennsylvania. Covers Native American settlements through 1776. Life in frontier Reading, cultural clashes with Native American tribes, much more. B&w photos and illustrations throughout. Appendices of land plots, justices, sheriffs , and row office holders. Book Condition : Fine; unmarked. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; light shelf wear to edges. 250 commemorative sticker on top left front. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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147 Schwenkfeld Knight of Faith Seyppel, Joachim H.
Pennsburg PA The Schwenkfelder Library 1961 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Subtitled " A Study in the History of Religion". Examines the theology of the Silesian reformer whose following includes several Schwenkfelder congregations near Philadelphia. Attempts to explain his ideas and compare them to his peers and later theologians. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; no text marks; bookplate inside front cover; catalog labels on bottom spine ad top right rear; pocket removed from inside rear cover tearing paper; light rubbing to covers, light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; a few spots to text block. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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148 Dr. Ed: The Story of General Edward Hand Shelley, Mary Virginia
Lititz PA Sutter House 1978 0915010240 / 9780915010240 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Weatherlow, Regina Signed by Author(s)
Signed by both the Author and the illustrator on Title page. Children's biography of Revolutionary war hero General Edward Hand from Lancaster Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Near Fine; very light age toning; slight wear to cover edges and corners. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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149 Harriet Lane, First Lady of the White House Shelly, Mary V. and Sandra H. Munro
Lititz PA Sutter House 1980 0915010291 / 9780915010295 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Weatherlow, Regina Signed by Author(s)
Signed by both Authors on Title page. Good; Ex-Church Library. Children's biography of Harriet Lane, niece and unofficial First Lady of the White House during the administration of her uncle President James Buchanan. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Church Library; rubber stamp and catalog markings to front free end paper and first page, no text markings; pocket inside rear cover; catalog label on spine end; slight rubbing to covers, price sticker adhesive remnant at top right front cover. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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150 Barclay Rubincam : a retrospective Sheppard, Beverly B. (exhibition essay); Barclay Rubincam
U.S.A. Chester County 1998 0929706099 / 9780929706092 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Barclay Rubincam 
Published to accompany an exhibition in 1998-99 in West Chester, PA. Fully illustrates 70 works and includes an illustrated exhibition essay, with biographical information about this Chester County, PA, artist. Color illustrated wraps, 87 pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white and color. Condition: Very good, minor wear to the back cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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151 Center City Philadelphia (PA) (Postcard History Series) Spector, Gus
Charleston SC Arcadia Publishing 2007 0738555088 / 9780738555089 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on Title Page. Grouped by time frame of subject, this collection of b&w postcards documents the metropolitan history of Center City Philadelphia from Colonial times through the early 20th century. Book Condition : Near Fine; slight curling to cover corners; no internal marks; Autographed Copy sticker on bottom right cover. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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152 Mineral Forecast 2000 A.D. (In Two Parts : Minerals and Posterity and Mineral Forecast 2000 A.D.) Steidle, Edward
State College, PA Pennsylvania State College 1952 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A companion volume to "Mineral Industries Education" published by the college in 1950. Includes two parts, Part One: Minerals and Posterity; Part Two: Mineral Forecast 2000 A.D. Illustrated with diagrams, mapped endpapers and reproduction of original oil paintings in the Mineral Industries Art Gallery of the School of Mineral Industries. Hardback - red cloth with gilt, no dustjacket. 216 pages. Pennsylvania State College, 1952. Book Condition : Good; A bit of foxing to text block, otherwise pages are clean and bright with no markings, no creases and no tears. Cover has light rubbing and a few small scuff marks/spots; gilt is dull on spine, light edge wear. Hinges are intact and binding is tight. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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153 Faces of the Susquehanna: A Photographic Study of Natural Reflections Stephen W. Pidcock
Atglen PA Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. 2012 0764339311 / 9780764339318 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Photo essay, featuring rock and water reflections, on the Susquehanna River which is primarily in Pennsylvania. Each page contains 1-3 color photos, with many full page photos as well. 9" x 11 1/4" oblong, glossy covers. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; light edge wear; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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154 The Centre Furnace Story : A Return to Our Roots Stevens, Sylvester K
State College PA Centre County Historical Society 1985 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Revised Edition, revised and expanded by Phillip S. Klein. History of Centre Furnace from 1791-1858 details iron making in Central Pennsylvania, living and working conditions, and transportation. Includes a chapter on the founding of Penn State as an agricultural school. Book Condition : Good+; no text markings; price label adhesive remnant on bottom right front cover; a few stains/spots near spine and on text block; cover corner curling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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155 Mennonites of the Ohio and Eastern Conference From the Colonial Period in Pennsylvania to 1968 Stoltzfus, Grant M.
Scottdale PA Herald Press 1969 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Studies in Anabaptist and Mennonite History No. 13. Well done survey of Mennonite history in Pennsylvania and Ohio beginning with the European background of Anabaptist thought. Covers Pioneer communities, religious education; Church leaders, schisms and reunion; much more. Book Condition : Good; top right corner of front free end paper clipped off; light foxing age toning to free end papers and text block; text unmarked; bumping to bottom spine end. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; chipping and tearing at edges; dirt/staining to rear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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156 Keystone of Justice: The Pennsylvania Superior Court Tamilia, Patrick R.; Hare, John J.
U.S.A. Pennsylvania Historical & 2000 0892710950 / 9780892710959 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Chapters include: The origins of the Superior Court : 1873-1895; The first court : 1895-1910; Progressivism, Prohibition, and war : 1911-1930; the Great Depression, the "Little New Deal," and a return to war : 1931-1950; The court in transition : 1951-1968; The nation's busiest appellate judges : 1969-1980; and The modern court : 1981-1995. Red jacket with B&W illustration; black cloth boards; x, 366 pp.; numerous black and white illustrations. Condition: Very Good; ex-library (Springside School in Philadelphia), labels on spine and back cover of spine. Signed and dedicated to the school by author Judge Tamilia. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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157 The Ancient Landmark of American Methodism or Historic Old St. George's Tees, Francis H.
Philadelphia PA The Message Publishing Co. 1951 0912686006 / 9780912686004 Soft cover Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Softcover reprint also secured with saddle staples. This is a comprehensive history, with emphasis on the 18th and 19th centuries, of the oldest Methodist Church in continuous use in the United States . Book Condition : Good-; no text markings; curling to cover corners also effecting the first 20 pages; foxing to text block and end papers; pages 205-220 are inserted in reverse order (likely fell out and were put in reverse order when saddle staples were used); some discoloration to spine and cover edges. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Program for a Study of the Relations of Secondary and Higher Education, The Carnegie Foundation
158 Program for a Study of the Relations of Secondary and Higher Education The Carnegie Foundation
New York The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching 1928 Edition Unstated Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall. 
Brown wraps, stapled booklet, 17 pp., 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. "Abstract of a report to the joint commission of the Association of College Presidents and the State Department of Public Instruction in the state of Pennsylvania." Condition: clean, unmarked, no tears, top corner tip lightly creased throughout. Cover has some creasing, wear and a couple small edge tears. Fold-out report on achievement tests still intact. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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A Digest of the Laws of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of Pennsylvania, The Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of Pennsylvania
159 A Digest of the Laws of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of Pennsylvania The Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia PA James B. Nicholson, Grand Secretary 1883 Probable First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Containing the constitution, by-laws, rules of order, and decisions of the Grand Lodge; the constitution and rules of order for subordinate lodges; and also the general laws of the order for the government of subordinates. Published by The Grand Lodge of he Independent Order of Odd Fellows of Pennsylvania. James B. Nicholson, Grand Secretary. 1883. Hardback - red cloth with gilt lettering. 409 pages. Book Condition :Fair;pPages are very lightly aged, clean, no writing or tears; light spotting to text block; wear, some staining and fading to cover; gilt lettering is dull; cover edges have wear with some tearing and fraying; cover corners have wear-through. Cloth over the spine is still attached but tearing loose with a 5" split to front gutter and tearing to rear gutter with fraying. Front hinge is cracked, rear is starting but pages are secure. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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160 Philadelphia Merchant: The Diary of Thomas P. Cope, 1800-1851 Thomas P. Cope
South Bend IN Gateway Editions 1978 089526689X / 9780895266897 1st Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Diary of early 19th century Quaker merchant and shipowner in Philadelphia provides a unique social history of the time and place, as well as the author's views on democracy, wealth, women's rights, and Quakerism. 22 b&w illustrations. Book Condition :Good; no text marks, owner's name on half title page; page tip creasing; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; some staining to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Fair; chipping and tearing to edges, corners, and spine ends; overall rubbing; price unclipped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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