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181 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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182 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. Upddates and expands on 1910 125th annversary publication. Hardback - blue cloth with gilt lettering and top edge gilt. 438 pages. Book Condition : Good; Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Two pages have some darkening where a newspaper article about the lodge is laid in. Otherwise pages are lightly aged, clean, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has some rubbing and edge wear especially to spine. Rear hinge is just starting to crack, front is intact, pages are secure. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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183 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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184 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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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
185 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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186 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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187 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 New 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 : New; very light rubbing from shelving in a museum store. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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188 "Chuse thy Cloaths by thine own eye" : Quaker Clothing During William Penn's Residence at Pennsbury Manor 1683-1701 Young, Paula D. and Eileen Dickerson
Morrisville PA Pennsbury Society 1990 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Tracy, John 
Pennsbury Manor interpretive booklet. Details the Quaker notion of "Plain Dress", not a strict set of limitations, but rather a simple less ornamental functional fabric and design that distinguished the Society of Friends. B&w illustrations. Book Condition : Near Fine; slight curls to some cover edges; no internal markings. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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