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161 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. 
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162 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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163 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. 
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164 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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165 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. 
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166 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. 
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Program for a Study of the Relations of Secondary and Higher Education, The Carnegie Foundation
167 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. 
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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
168 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. 
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169 Philadelphia Merchant: The Diary of Thomas P. Cope, 1800-1851 Thomas P. Cope
South Bend IN Gateway Editions 1978 089526689X / 9780895266897 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 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. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; bumping to bottom spine end; some spotting to text block. Dust jacket Condition : Very Good; shelf wear to edges, corners, and spine ends; light rubbing and creasing; price unclipped. 
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170 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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The Descendants of Jacob and Susan Ulrich 1817-1986 (Revised edition), Ulrich, Lloyd (compiled by)
171 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 
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225 Years of Timepieces: a Lancaster County Legacy, Unstated
172 225 Years of Timepieces: a Lancaster County Legacy Unstated
Columbia, PA The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Museum, In c. 1979 Probable First Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 
84-page stapled softcover. Clean and bright, no crease or tears. 3 pages have a bit of red ink otherwise unmarked. Overall ligh t bump to bottom of spine and bottom edge affects the cover and m ost page but very lightly. Cover has some shelf wear. Catalogue of the first annual exhibit of the The National Association of W atch and Clock Collectors Museum located in Columbia, Pennsylvani a on May 1, 1979 - October 31, 1979. Quantity Available: 1. Paper back 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Lancaster County, Berks County, & York County Court Rules (PA), Unstated
173 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. 
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Mennonite Family History Five-Year Index 1997-2001, Unstated
174 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
175 Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Annotated: Title 52 Mines and Mining Unstated
Philadelphia 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 pages. 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. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Election Laws of Pennsylvania to the Year 1868 Inclusive, Unstated
176 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 
Complete title: "The Election Laws of Pennsylvania: Digested and Arranged, with Notes and Judicial Decisions : Under Authority of a Resolution of the Senate and House of Representatives: To the Year 1868, Inclusive". Singerly & Myers, State Printers, 1868. Hardback - 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. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Third Annual Report of the Commissioner of Health of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1908, Unstated
177 The Third Annual Report of the Commissioner of Health of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1908 Unstated
Harrisburg, PA C. E. Aughinbaugh, Printer to the State of Pennsylvania 1909 Probable First Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Aside from department reports, this volume is particularly interesting for its sections on tuberculosis sanitoriums and dispensaries, and typhoid epidemics in the state (e.g. Lititz, Reading, Morgantown). The third annual report upon "vital statistics and sanitary conditions and prospects of the State," for 1908. Official document No. 17 issued by Samuel G. Dioxin, Commissioner of Health to Edwin S. Stuart, Governor of Pennsylvania. Hardback - black cloth with gilt on spine only. 1340 pages. Book Condition : Good; pages are very lightly aged, clean, unmarked, no tears, some light creasing. Cover has light rubbing, wear to spine and edges. Hinges are intact and pages secure. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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University of Pennsylvania One Hundred and Sixty-Ninth Commencement for the Conferring of Degrees June 17, 1925, Unstated
178 University of Pennsylvania One Hundred and Sixty-Ninth Commencement for the Conferring of Degrees June 17, 1925 Unstated
Philadelphia PA University of Pennsylvania 1925 N/A Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This 36 page booklet is the program for the University of Pennsylvania commencement ceremony of the graduating class of 1925. Book Condition : Good; pages are clean and unmarked. Both covers have age discoloration around the edges, rear cover has some soiling. Small tear to front bottom edge near binding. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Booklet. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Unpartheyisches Gesang-Buch: Translations and Lessons, Unstated
179 Unpartheyisches Gesang-Buch: Translations and Lessons Unstated
East Earl, PA Schoolaid 1997 Second Edition Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Tan glossy wraps, black titles, 261 pages. A collection of translations of the German hymns most frequently used in the Old Order Mennonite churches of Pennsylvania. CONDITION: Pages clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Light corner curling on cover, no spine crease. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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180 100 Years of Camera Scenes : Views of Eastern Lancaster County in Our Nation's Second Century Various
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee 1978 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1st Printing of 2,000 copies. Vintage b&w photos from the late 19th and early to mid 20th centuries of Eastern Lancaster County Pennsylvania (ELANCO). Brief text history and photos from townships and burroughs of : Brecknock, Caernarvon, Earl, East Earl, New Holland, Terre Hill, and West Earl. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal marks; price sticker remnant at top right front cover; light rubbing to covers; some wear and discoloration to spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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