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181 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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182 Wyck: The Story of an Historic House 1690-1970 William Edmunds Claussen
Philadelphia PA Mary T. Haines 1970 Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on reverse of half title page. History of a historic house museum in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. Written just prior to house being declared a National Historic Landmark. Covers 9 generations of family ownership and abundant preserved documentation. 9 b&w photos and illustrations at start of book. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; a few spots to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear along edges; some small tearing to spine ends and corners; light rubbing and creasing; price unclipped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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183 History of the Counties of Dauphin and Lebanon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Biographical and Genealogical William Egle
Lebanon PA Lebanon County Historical Society 1978 Hardcover Good Minus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Facsimile Reprint (of the 1883 editions) by the Lebanon County Historical Society contains two works, BIOGRAPHICAL and GENEALOGICAL, for the counties, along with the Lebanon index. Historical and genealogical resource contains biographical sketches and sections on pioneers, geology, judicial, military, medical, educational, and religious organizations and more. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; significant staining to text block with scattered stain spots to free end papers; light scuffing to covers. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be requested due to weight of book. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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184 Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania William H. Egle
Salem MA Higginson Book Company 1978 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Undated (c. 1978) Facsimile Reprint (of the 1896 edition) w/ b&w portraits. Historical and genealogical resource focuses on Pennsylvania German and Scotch_Irish immigrants. Chapters on prominent families, tax assessment lists, early Harrisburg industries, the Paxtang Boys, county centennial, and more. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; some staining to (primarily top) text block; Vertical crease to spine (due to weight); some creasing at bottom of last c. 30 pp. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be requested due to weight of book. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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185 Pennsylvania Genealogies: Chiefly Scotch-Irish & German William Henry Egle
Clearfield Co 1997 0806301023 / 9780806301020 Soft cover Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2003 Facsimile Reprint of the 2nd Edition (1896). Covers approximately 50 surnames, principally Scotch, Irish, and German, in Pennsylvania with a heavy concentration in what are now Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster and York counties. Book Condition : Good-; staining to text block; cover corner curling; staining at bottom of last several pages; shelf wear along edges; some page tip creasing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Heritage Series of the United Church of Christ, Complete Set of 8 Books (United Church Press ), Wilson, John F.; Lowell H Zuck; William T Parsons; Lawrence Neale Jones; Stuart Lang; J Earl Thompson; David S Lovejoy; Barbara A Withers; United Church of Christ
186 The Heritage Series of the United Church of Christ, Complete Set of 8 Books (United Church Press ) Wilson, John F.; Lowell H Zuck; William T Parsons; Lawrence Neale Jones; Stuart Lang; J Earl Thompson; David S Lovejoy; Barbara A Withers; United Church of Christ
Philadelphia PA United Church Press 1976 No Edition Stated Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
The complete Heritage Series set of 8 booklets put out by the United Church Press. All dated 1976 except for one dated 1967. TITLES: European Roots of the United Church of Christ | Congregational Dissent Against the War of 1812 | Puritanism and the Public Realm | German Reformed Experience in Colonial America | Samuel Hopkins Religion, Slavery, and the Revolution | Women of Faith and Our History | From Consciousness to Conscience: Blacks and the United Church of Christ | Two Spirits Meet. Book Conditions : Good+; no text marks; light spotting to text block; some cover corner and page tip creasing; covers have light edge wear, some chipping to front of one. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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187 Arms Makers of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Wood Jr., Stacy B.C. and James Biser Whisker
Bedford PA Old Bedford Village Press 1991 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
A history of the development of the Pennsylvania rifle in Lancaster County. The first section consist of biographical entries for Lancaster County gunsmiths. The second section consist of 4-5 b&w photos per page of rifles attributed to the different makers. Shows barrel and stock details. Both sections are arranged alphabetically.Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; rubbing to glossy covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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188 Conestoga Crossroads: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1730 - 1790 Wood, Dr. Jerome H., Jr.
Harrisburg, PA Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1979 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In-depth history of the early years of Lancaster provides a glimpse of the 18th-century community. Ends at 1790, when the town's importance as a distribution center for the western region seems to have stopped. 305 pp w/ b&w photos and drawings. Condition: Very Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; chipping ad tearing along edges; some creasing. Light DJ with B&W landscape image, blue cloth boards with gold seal on cover, spine titles; map-illustrated endpapers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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189 Pennsylvania German Fraktur and Color Drawings Yoder, Don and Vernon S. Gunnion and Carroll J. Hopf
Lancaster PA Pennsylvania Farm Museum of Landis Valley 1969 Soft cover Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Reprint (c. 1989) of richly illustrated exhibition catalog for 1969 display, containing color or b&w photos for each of the 80 cataloged pieces. Sections are Ephrata Cloister, Schwenkfelder, Mennonite, and Birth (and Baptismal) Certificates. Book Condition : Fine; very light rubbing from shelving in a museum store. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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