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161 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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162 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)
163 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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Lancaster County, Berks County, & York County Court Rules (PA), Unstated
164 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
165 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
166 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
167 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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The Third Annual Report of the Commissioner of Health of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1908, Unstated
168 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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Unpartheyisches Gesang-Buch: Translations and Lessons, Unstated
169 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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170 History of Woleberstown (Mt. Aetna, Berks County, Pennsylvania) Various
Mt. Aetna PA Privately Published 2010 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Community published book on the history of Mt. Aetna, Berks County PA. Details houses, Churches, and other institutions in Mt. Aetna PA. Includes family lists and school rolls. Color and b&w photos. Book Condition : Good+; price sticker adhesive remnant on front cover; a few small spots to text block; creasing and a few marks to free end papers. Glossy cover, No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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171 Lancaster at Work: Business in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Various
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Historical Society 2006 0974016233 / 9780974016238 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Historical photo essay with supporting text documenting labor and industry in Lancaster Pennsylvania. Sections detail Lancaster's famous agriculture (including tobacco), Women in the Workforce, Watt & Shand department store, Armstrong Industries, Mills, First Responders, and more. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; very light edge wear to covers. 9" x 10" oblong. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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172 The Union : A History of Union United Presbyterian Church 1816-1980 Various
Oxford PA Union United Presbyterian Church 1980 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 
Limited 1st edition of 1,000 (unnumbered). Comprehensive church history. Book Condition : Near Fine; gift inscription inside front cover, text unmarked; No Dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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173 Transactions of the First Annual Anthracite Conference of Lehigh University (April 29-30, 1938 Bethlehem PA) Various
Bethlehem PA First Annual Anthracite Conference Committe of Lehigh University 1938 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft cover reinforced with saddle staples. 18 conference papers gathered into 5 sections : Inherent Characteristics of Anthracite; The Combustion Characteristics of Anthracite; A Description of the Combustion and Operation of Anthracite Burning Equipment; Some Aspects of the Commercial Application of Anthracite; and, The Merchandising and Civic Values of Anthracite. Book Condition : Good; previous owner's pencil doodling on covers and title page, no text markings; age toning to text block and page edges; begiining of separation of rear cover at spine, all pages secure. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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174 Distinguished Military Men : Word Portraits of Eight of Columbia's Finest Von Stetten, Wayne
Willow Street PA Wayne Von Stetten 2006 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on title page. Biographical sketches of 6 Generals and 2 Admirals from Columbia Pennsylvania - Thomas Welsh, Edward Shannon, Daniel Strickler, Charles Supplee, Richard Snyder, Frank Smoker, Charles Mason, and Dr. Richard Kern. Privately Published. Book Condition : Very Good; light rubbing to covers; curling to front cover edge; a few spots to text block. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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175 Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the Year Ending June 6, 1892 Waller, D. J. (Superintendent of Public Instruction)
Harrisburg, PA Edwin K. Meyers, State Printer 1892 Probable First Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1892 (59th annual) report on public education. Includes arguments to the state legislature in favor of increasing the school year, not paying school directors, and issuing state teaching certificates to college graduates. Hardback - red cloth with gilt on spine only and marbled text block. 432 pages. Book Condition : Good; some light scattered foxing (especially to endpapers) and a few small stains, otherwise pages are light aged, clean and unmarked, no tears. Top book edge has some soiling. Cover has a few areas of fading to front, light fading to spine with dull gilt, light edgewear to spine. Hinges are intact and pages secure. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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176 Autobiography of a Pennsylvania Dutchman Weaver, Samuel P.
New York NY Vantage Press 1953 Hardcover Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Autobiography of a university professor is more of a look back at Pennsylvania German roots and family stories. 31 b&w photos & illustrations. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light age toning to free end papers; spotting to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Fair/Poor; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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177 The Tabernacle on the Wissahickon Weishaar, J.A.
St. Louis MO Eden Publishing House 1921 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
True 1st edition. Historical fiction about Johannes Kelpius and the community of German pietists in the area of what is now Germantown Pennsylvania. This community, in addition to Pietism, also explored numerology, Rosicrucianism, and Christian mysticism. Book Condition : Good-; large water stain to rear cover; text unmarked; binding secure; curling to cover corners; wear to spine and edges; light scuffing. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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178 History of Lodge No. 43, F. & A.M. of Lancaster, Pennsylvania 1785-1935 Welchans, George and Hershey, Andrew
Lancaster, PA Grand Lodge No. 43 1936 Second Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Souvenir of the 150th anniversary of Lodge No. 43, F. & A.M. Lancaster, PA. Title continues: With Biographical Sketches of Charter Members, Past Masters, and Present Officers Together With a Complete list of Member of the Lodge From Its Constitution. Updates and expands on 1910 125th anniversary publication. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and top edge gilt, 438 pp. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, owner's name on front pastedown; toning to two pages from inlaid clipping; cover has some rubbing and edge wear especially to spine. Rear hinge is just starting to crack, front is intact, pages are secure. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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179 The Art of Enterprise : A Pennsylvania Tradition Welsh, Peter C.
Harrisburg PA Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1983 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Issued by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in conjunction with Landis Valley (Farm Museum), this book complements as well as catalogs an exhibition held at the PA State Museum in Harrisburg. Predominantly 19th century rural commerce signs and advertising is featured. Inscribed by Author on front free end paper : " For the Allens, with all good wishes, Peter & Caroline (the author's wife) 16 Nov 85". Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; tiny bump to top corners. No Dust Jacket. 
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180 The golden squaw: Being the story of Mary Jemison, the Irish girl stolen by the Indians from Buchanan Valley, Adams County, Pennsylvania, in 1758 ; a story too strange and grim not to be true Wiiliam W. Whalen
Philadelphia PA Dorance and Company 1926 Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Likely 1st Edition. Fictionalized account of Mary Jemison, an Irish teen enigrant to America. She was captured by the Seneca Indians in Adams County Pennsylvania, became fully assimilated into the tribe and chose to remain with them after the Revolutionary War. Book Condition : Fair; no text marks, owner's name on front free end paper; start of separation at front, tape repair to free end papers and title page; scattered foxing; smudging/staing to covers; bumping to spine ends. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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