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141 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: 25.00 USD
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142 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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143 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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144 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: 25.00 USD
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145 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: 20.00 USD
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146 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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147 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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148 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: 15.00 USD
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149 Keystone of Justice: The Pennsylvania Superior Court Tamilia, Patrick R.; Hare, John J.
Harrisburg PA Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission 2000 0892710950 / 9780892710959 1st Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by author Judge Tamilia on front free end paper. 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. Book Condition: Good; ex-school library, labels on spine and back cover of spine. Red jacket with B&W illustration; black cloth boards; x, 366 pp.; numerous b&w illustrations. DJ in protective mylar. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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150 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
151 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
152 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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153 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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154 The Lutheran Church in Berks County 1723-1958 Trexler, Mark K. (editor)
Kutztown PA The Kutztown Publishing Co. 1959 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Fold out map at front. History of the Reading Conference of the Lutheran Church from 1894-1958 also includes an introductory chapter on Lutherans in the area prior to that time. B&w photos and description of each congregation, along with pastoral bios, institutions, and auxiliaries. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; binding tight; age toning to inside covers and free end papers; slight bump at top front cover edge. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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155 History of the Early Settlement of the Juniata Valley (Heritage Classic) U. J. Jones
Bowie MD Heritage Books, Inc. 1940 0788408070 / 9780788408076 Soft cover Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1997 Softcover facsimile reprint w/ b& w illustrations of Jones' 1856 survey of the European settlement of the Juniata river valley. The harsh realities of pioneer life, conveyed by first-hand accounts, are demonstrated. Contains valuable genealogical information, anecdotes, notes on the French and Indian and Revolutionary wars, and much more. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; some staining to text block; curling to front cover edge; page tip creasing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Descendants of Jacob and Susan Ulrich 1817-1986 (Revised edition), Ulrich, Lloyd (compiled by)
156 The Descendants of Jacob and Susan Ulrich 1817-1986 (Revised edition) Ulrich, Lloyd (compiled by)
Gordonville, PA Self-published by the author 1986 Revised Edition Hardcover Good (ex-library) No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Teal cloth hardback with gilt titles, 8vo up to 9" tall. 334 pp. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 1986, new revised and expanded edition. Condition: Good; ex-library copy with pocket on rear pastedown and small label on spine, no stampings or other markings anywhere. Pages are clean and unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has very light shelf wear. Surnames considered: Beamesderfer, Ulrich, Beck, Bender, Bowman, Boyer, Brown, Collins, Daub, Deitz, Dissinger, Ditzler, Engle, Erwin, Gerhard, Gingrich, Hartman, Hershey, Hollinger, Hummer, Kauffman, Kleinfelter, Kline , Lehn, Miller, Payne, and others. Hardcover 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Lancaster County, Berks County, & York County Court Rules (PA), Unstated
157 Lancaster County, Berks County, & York County Court Rules (PA) Unstated
Philadelphia American Lawyer Media 1999 1577860330 / 9781577860334 Probable First Edition Soft cover Good Plus No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Orphan's Court, District Justice Rules and Judicial Administration in the three counties. September 1999 edition. Softcover with 609 pages. Book Condition : Good+; clean, unmarked , tight copy. A bit of creasing to a few pages. Cover is clean with light rubbing to edges and corners. 8vo - ov er 7" - 9" tall. Quantity Available: 1. ISBN: 1577860330. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Mennonite Family History Five-Year Index 1997-2001, Unstated
158 Mennonite Family History Five-Year Index 1997-2001 Unstated
Morgantown, PA Masthof Press 2002 Probable First Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Index to the 1997-2001 Mennonite Family History issues (volumes 12 -20). Lists authors of articles, prominent subjects, and every name mentioned in the articles. Size: 4to up to 12" tall. 91 pages. Stapled softcover. Book Condition : Very Good; pages are clean, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has light shelf wear to edges and corners. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Annotated: Title 52 Mines and Mining, Unstated
159 Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Annotated: Title 52 Mines and Mining Unstated
Philadelphia PA George T. Bisel Co. 1966 Edition Unstated Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1966 annotated statutes for mines and mining in PA. The 1997 Cumulative Annual Pocket Part is inlaid, via a paper pocket attached to the rear inside cover. Hardback - green simulated leather with gilt lettering. 594 pp. Book Condition : Good; previous owner stamping to top an bottom text block and front free endpaper; otherwise clean and unmarked, no tears, a couple pages have some light creasing. Cover has light scuffing and edge wear. Hinges are intact and pages secure. No DJ. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Election Laws of Pennsylvania to the Year 1868 Inclusive, Unstated
160 The Election Laws of Pennsylvania to the Year 1868 Inclusive Unstated
Harrisburg PA Singerly & Myers, State Printers 1868 Probable First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Black cloth with gilt lettering. Book Condition : Fair; pages are a little aged with some light smudges and a little scattered foxing. Penciled name on front free endpaper, no other writing. A few corner creases, no tears. Cover is basically clean albeit with heavy wear and chipping. All edges and corners are exposed. Spine has heavy chipping and some tearing with some cloth missing. Hinges are intact and binding is tight. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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