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21 Pennsylvania German Dictionary: English to Pennsylvania Dutch Beam, C. Richard
Schaefferstown PA Historic Schaefferstown 1982 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
One of the first full editions of Beam's PA German dictionaries. Includes a brief pronunciation guide. Book Condition : Good, no text marks; rubbing to covers; cover corner curling; remnants of two price stickers at top front cover; age toning to title page and inside cover from a photograph or article that was previously inlaid. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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22 Porches : An Introduction to the Citizens of Annville, Pennsylvania (Two Volume Set) Billings, Phil
Annville PA Privately Published 1985 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Massad, Dan 
This is a two volume set of poetry and illustrations celebrating the town of Annville Pennsylvania, home to Lebanon Valley College. The poems are inspired by conversations with local residents. Each volume is 9" wide x 10" long. Book Conditions : Good. Volume 1 has rubbing to covers and staining on the rear cover; creasing at top right front cover and title page; thumb print on text block; no text markings. Volume 2 has light wear to cover corners; some cover rubbing; no internal markings. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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23 The Civil War in Pennsylvania: The African American Experience Black, Samuel W. (Ed.)
Pittsburgh PA Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation 2013 0936340207 / 9780936340203 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Issued as part of PA Civil War150, this collection of 8 essays is divided into three categories - The Early Impact of Race, Politics, and Freedom; In Search of Freedom: Migration, Emigration, or Just Stay Put; and, The War to End Slavery: On the Road to Freedom. Topics covered include the Fugitive Slave Law and the Christiana Resistance, Colored Troops in the Union army, Emigration, and more. Richly illustrated with color and b&w photos throughout. Book Condition : Near Fine; actually a new copy but it has wear at spine ends, edges, and corners due to shelving at museum store. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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24 Twelfth Colony Plus the Formative Years of Pennsylvania and a Biography of James Buchanan Bomberger, C.M.
Jeanette PA Jeannette Publishing Co. 1934 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by author inside front cover - "To E. Arthur Sweeny 08/28/34. Fraternally, C M Bomberger." A history of Colonial and Revolutionary-era Pennsylvania. The last chapter is a short biography of James Buchanan, the only President from Pennsylvania. 20 b& w maps and illustrations. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, former owner's name on front free end paper; light age toning inside covers; light bumping to spine ends; some stains on covers. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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25 Miniatures of Mechanicsburg Brunhouse, Robert L.
Mechanicsburg PA Mechanicsburg Museum Association 1986 Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Facsimile reprint of a 1928 history of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, this book features several chapters on the Civil War including the Confederate invasion of Pennsylvania, the call out of militia, prisoners, and more with plenty of primary source material. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; discoloration around edges; some small chipping and tearing at top and bottom edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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26 Reichard Collection of Early Pennsylvania German Dialogues and Plays, The Buffington, Alfred F. (editor)
Lancaster PA Pennsylvania German Society / Franklin and Marshall College 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
English and PA German. Anthology of plays transcribed in PA German with additional chapters on the Pennsylvania German Puppet Play and early dialogues compiled by Daniel Miller and others. Book Condition ; Near Fine; bump to bottom spine; two small spots inside front cover; no text marks. Dust Jacket is a plain onion skin wrapper with tearing and chipping along edges. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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27 A Treatise on the Fish of Pennsylvania Buller C.R.
Harrisburg PA Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1927 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Board of Fish Commissioners Bulletin No. 4. 16 b&w photos. Overview of fish intended for middle and high school students. Discusses fisheries and natural habitat. Book Condition : Good; no markings to text; crease at bottom right front cover also effects first several pages; light age toning; scuffing to covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Plans and Choices : Comprehensive Water Quality Management Plan,  Lower Susquehanna River Basin Study Area 3, Capital Region Planning and Development Agency
28 Plans and Choices : Comprehensive Water Quality Management Plan, Lower Susquehanna River Basin Study Area 3 Capital Region Planning and Development Agency
Harrisburg, PA Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1979 Probable First Edition Soft cover Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
This report was prepared for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources by Capital Region Planning and Development Agency, November 1979. Includes fold out maps of Adams County, Cumberland County, Dauphin County, Franklin County, Lancaster County, Lebanon County, Perry County, Schuylkill County and York County. Also includes a large fold up map inserted into pocket inside rear cover. Size: 4to up to 12" tall. 40 pages. Book Condition : Good; Clean unmarked pages; some rubbing and creasing to glossy covers. All maps are intact but one has a corner crease. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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200th Anniversary of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania : 200 Years of Iron Historical Pageant 1740-1940 (Souvenir Program), Chairman of the Publicity Committee (Editor)
29 200th Anniversary of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania : 200 Years of Iron Historical Pageant 1740-1940 (Souvenir Program) Chairman of the Publicity Committee (Editor)
Birdsboro, PA Anniversary Committee 1940 N/A Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Souvenir program of the 200th Anniversary of the Founding of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, June 27th, 28th, 29th, 1940 . Contains several articles by local residents, black and white photographs and lots of old advertisements. Size: 4to up to 12" tall. Book Condition : Good-; pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no tears, some corner tip creases and some overall light wrinkling . Cover has price sticker shadow to front, some light creasing and edge wear; discoloration at bottom and edges of cover. Spine has tearing to bottom and about 1" of paper missing to top. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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30 Hershey Chocolatiers present the 15th Annual Drum and Bugle Corps competition Chocolate Workers Local No. 464
Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA Hershey Chocolatiers 1965 Soft cover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Program from an event. White paper wraps with black and green titles and illustration, staple binding, [20] pp., black and white photo illustrations of bands in the competition. Participating bands are: the Yankee Rebels, Pittsburgh Rockets, Reading Buccaneers, New york Skyliners, Connecticut Hurricanes, and the Hanover Lancers. Ads for businesses in 1965. A slice of life from 1965. Condition: Good +, has penciling on the score chart, a red pencil "X" on another page. Page edges straight, cover very slightly soiled. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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31 Pennsylvania Borough Law Chrostwaite, T.F.
Hanover PA Anthony Printing Co. / Association of Buroughs 1946 4th Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1946 compendium of Pennsylvania laws pertaining to boroughs. Sections include Code, Non-Code (including taxation), Borough Law in Action. Book Condition : Very Good; owner stamp on inside front & rear covers; pencil notes on rear free end paper, no other internal markings; binding tight; light rubbing to covers; slight fading to gilt lettering on spine. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Third Industrial Directory of Pennsylvania 1919, Connelley, Clifford B. (Commissioner)
32 Third Industrial Directory of Pennsylvania 1919 Connelley, Clifford B. (Commissioner)
Harrisburg, PA Department of Labor 1920 Probable First Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This directory is divided into four main parts: Part I - Industrial establishments classified by product and alphabetically arranged; Part II - Industrial establishments classified by counties, and alphabetically arranged by cities and towns with brief resume of the industrial resources of each county; Part III - Boards of Trade, Chambers of commerce, Business men's, manufacturers; and miscellaneous associations with location and names of officers; Part IV - Labor organizations, officers and unions. Complete Index covering each subject or item of interest. Hardback - green cloth with gilt lettering on spine only, no dust jacket. 1212 pages. Book Condition : Good-; pages are very lightly aged and clean for the most part with just a few small spots / stains. No markings, a bit of light creasing, no tears but there are a few small edge nicks. Text block is lightly soiled. Cover has rubbing and chipping. Wear and chipping to edges, especially the spine, tearing to spine ends, dent to top front edge. Hinges are intact and binding is tight. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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33 From Terror to Freedom in the Cumberland Valley Conrad, W. P
Greencastle PA Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library 1976 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by author on title page. The early history of what was once Pennsylvania's frontier, and how the families lived and died through the periods of warfare with Indians and the war for independence. Original green cloth wraps, no dust jacket, occasional black and white drawings or photo illustrations. Book condition: Good; occasional light pencilling, text bright and crisp, cover very good, with bumping to spine ends. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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34 German American Family Records in the Fraktur Tradition, Volume II - The Franklin and Marshall College Collection Corinne P. Earnest; Beverly Repass Hoch
Damascus MD Russell d Earnest Associates 1993 1879311062 / 9781879311060 1st Edition Soft cover Good + Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1st Edition. 2nd Volume in series on genealogy data gathered from fraktur. Index of PA German family records in the F&M College archives. Orrganized alphabetically by family name, b& w illustrations. Promotional materials inlaid. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; curling/creasing at right front cover edge, some curling near spine, tipping to corners; original price label on back. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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35 Pennsylvania and the Bill of Rights (Pennsylvania History Studies Series No. 22; Pennsylvania Historical Association) Crist, Robert G. (editor)
University Park PA The Pennsylvania Historical Association 1990 Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pennsylvania History Series No. 22. Side-stapled softcover. History of the Anti-federalist movement in Pennsylvania. Complaints from the Anti-federalists in PA following ratification of the Constitution helped lead to the creation of the Bill of Rights. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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36 Pennsylvania and the Federal Constitution Crist, Robert G. (editor)
University Park PA The Pennsylvania Historical Association 1987 Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pennsylvania History Series No. 17. Side-stapled softcover. History of the social and political situation in Pennsylvania during the Revolutionary period and how this influenced the federal constitution. Complaints from the Anti-federalists in PA following ratification helped lead to the Bill of Rights. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear to covers. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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37 Franklin & Marshall College (PA) (College History Series) David Schuyler; Jane A. Bee
Charleston SC Arcadia Publishing 2004 073853658X / 9780738536583 Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Photo history of Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster Pennsylvania traces its antecedents in Franklin College and Marshall College and their 1853 unification. 128 pp. w/ c. 200 b&w photos cover until the early 2000's. Book Condition : Very Good; text unmarked; one page tip crease; very light rubbing to covers. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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38 It Happened in Paradise: An Historical Pageant Denlinger, Robert C. and Samuel S. Wenger
Paradise PA Privately Published 1963 Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Side-stapled softcover. Contains text and b&w photos of pageant the town put on in commemoration of Paradise Pennsylvania's 250th anniversary in 1962. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; slight curl to top right front cover; one or two smudges inside, otherwise unmarked. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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39 Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon (A Natural and Human History) Dillon, Chuck
Wellsboro PA Pine Creek Press 1991 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on Title Page. 1992 2nd Printing. Beautifully illustrated natural history of Pine Creek gorge in northwestern Pennsylvania. B&w and color photos, many full page, complement the overview text. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; some creasing to covers; light wear to covers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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40 Remarkable Past, Promising Future 200 Years of Iron & Steel Operations in Coatesville, Pennsylvania DiOrio, Eugene L., Katherine Gould Pella and Richard P. Smith
Coatesville PA The Graystone Society 2010 0615425399 / 9780615425399 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Inscribe by former Lukens CEO on rear of title page. Richly illustrated with color and b&w photos, this chronologically arranged work documents Lukens Steel operations in Coatesville from the founding of Brandywine Iron Works in 1810 to Lukens to its successive parent companies Bethlehem Steel, ISG, Mittal, and ArcelorMittal. Inscribed : "To: State Representative Tom Creighton, It was great seeing you today during your tour of the Graystone Mansions and the former Lukens Steel Executive Office building. Charles Lukens Huston Oct 1, 2014." Book Condition : Near Fine; text unmarked; slight bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; light creasing to rear; minimal shelfwear to edges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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