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41 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: 30.00 USD
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42 Lower Merion: a Portrait Doebley, Carl E.
Montgomery County PA Lower Merion Historical Society 1976 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Limited 1st Edition No. 297/600. Catalogs 35 representative architectural examples from this township in Montgomery County Pennsylvania outside Philadelphia. Includes Bryn Mawr College to the original Barnes Foundation to Frank Lloyd Wright's Suntop Houses. Introduction and 2 b&w maps. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; one small spot each on front and rear covers, and one rear free end paper. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; some shelf wear, a few marks; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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43 History of Franklin and Marshall College Dubbs, Joseph Henry
Lancaster PA Franklin and Marshall College Alumni Association 1903 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
History of the antecedents (Franklin College 1787-1853 and Marshall College 1836-1853) and unified Franklin and Marshall College (1853-1903) written in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the united institution. Book Condition : Good-; text unmarked; early signs of separation inside front cover, all pages secure; foxing inside covers and to free end papers, title page, tissue guards, and text block; staining to covers; bumping to spine ends and cover corners, chip at bottom front board; general age toning. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Historical Annals of Christ Church (Formerly called St. Mary's) Reading, Pa. Berks County (Diocese of Bethlehem), Duhamel (Editor), Rev. William
44 Historical Annals of Christ Church (Formerly called St. Mary's) Reading, Pa. Berks County (Diocese of Bethlehem) Duhamel (Editor), Rev. William
Douglasville, PA The Church Press 1926 Centennial Edition Soft cover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Centennial souvenir issued in conjuction with the celebration of the Centenary of the Parish. Church history includes the architecture of the missionary work, Church clergy, member memorials. Illustrated with photographs. Size: 8vo up to 9" tall . 101 pages. Book Condition : Good; Pages are clean, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has light soiling, a small mark to front, light creasing, a couple tears to edges and some chipping at top of spine. Rear cover is partly detached (loose from top rear staple). 
Price: 22.50 USD
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45 Churches of Today and Yesterday in Southern Lancaster County Dunlap, Raymond L. (editor)
Quarryville PA Fellowship of Solanco Churches 1968 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
History of Churches and Fellowships in Southern Lancaster County Pennsylvania with 75 entries of defunct and existing Churches. Denominations represented include : Amish, Baptist, Lutheran, Mennonite, Presbyterian, and Quakers. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; slight age toning; some staining and foxing to text block; light bumping to spine ends; 2 small ink smudges to table of contents; small spot to rear free end paper. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; chipping and tearing at spine ends, corners, and edges; chip on rear cover. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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46 The Pennsylvania Rifle Dyke, Samuel E.
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee 1974 0915010054 / 9780915010059 Soft cover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A history of the development of the Pennsylvania rifle in Lancaster County, its use in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. 25+ b&w photos, diagrams, and illustrations pertaining to the rifle. Issued 1974 under the auspices of the Lancaster Bicentennial Committee. Book Condition : Fair, Ex-Library; significant wear/rubbing and creasing to covers; no text marks; rubber stamp to bottom title page; catalog labels at bottom spine and right front cover; cover corner creasing; some page tip creasing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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47 The Ephrata Commune: An Early American Counterculture E.G. Alderfer
Pittsburgh PA University of Pittsburgh Press 1985 0822958015 / 9780822958017 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Signed & inscribed by author on half title page : "For Jane Kerr, With best regards, Gordon. E.G. Alderfer". History of the Ephrata Cloister, its role in Pietism and 18th century colonial culture. The author also compares the Cloister to later utopian religious communities in America. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; sizable crease at bottom right front cover; cover corner wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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48 The Hamilton Club of Lancaster: 1889-1989 Eager, Harold J. And George C. Crudden
Lancaster PA Hamilton Club of lancaster 1989 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Centennial history of the upscale Hamilton Club illustrated with many b&w photos. Book Condition : Fine; minimal wear. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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49 West Chester Pike (Images of America) Edgcumbe, Stephen J.
Charleston SC Arcadia Publishing 2012 0738592447 / 9780738592442 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on half-title page : " Bruce, Thank you for your help ! Steve Edgcumbe 2012". Organized by Townships and Boroughs through which West Chester Pike (part of Route 3) runs, these vintage b&w photographs (1-2 per page) tell part of the story of Chester County's development in the 20th century.Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Revised Lithostratigraphic Nomenclature of the Pottsville and Allegheny Groups (Pennsylvanian), Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, Edmunds, William
50 Revised Lithostratigraphic Nomenclature of the Pottsville and Allegheny Groups (Pennsylvanian), Clearfield County, Pennsylvania Edmunds, William
Harrisburg, PA Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey 1969 Edition Unstated Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
White stapled softcover , 36 pp. Pennsylvania Geological Survey Fourth Series, Information Circular 61. CONDITION: Good; ex-library copy from Franklin & Marshall College. Minimal library markings; stamping and label to front cover, small stamping to rear cover and title page, stamping and bar code label and pocket remains on last blank page. Reading pages are clean and bright with no markings or tears. Cover basically clean with some pencil erasing on front and light edge wear. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Paperback 
Price: 17.00 USD
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51 Paddy Owen's Regulars: A History Of The 69th Pennsylvania Irish Volunteers Ernsberger, Don
U.S.A. Xlibris Corp 2004 1413463339 / 9781413463330 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Vol. 2 only. 2nd part of regimental history covers the Gettysburg campaign, the Fall and Winter of 1863, the Overland Campaign, the Siege of Petersburg, and Appomattox. Softcover. B&w illustrations, Biographical details, letters, and orders. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light cover edge curling; bottom page tip creasing to 50 pp. in middle of book. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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52 Congress, the Pennsylvania Dutch Representatives, 1774-1974 Eshlemann, Edwin D. and Robert S. Walker
Lancaster PA Concorde Publishing 1975 0915976005 / 9780915976003 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by author on front free end paper: "To Al Alspach with continued appreciation - Ed Eshlemann, M.C.-16th - Pa." Co-authored by then-Congressman Ed Eshleman and his successor Bob Walker, this discusses all the (Republican) Congressmen who have served the conservative Lancaster Pennsylvania area for two centuries including the most famous - Thaddeus Stevens and future President James Buchanan. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; slight discoloration to spine; small piece missing at top front interior flap; light shelf wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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53 Old Churches and Meeting Houses in and Around Philadelphia Faris, John T.
Philadelphia PA J.B. Lipincott & Co. 1926 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition. In addition to Philadelphia, this early guidebook covers other nearby parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. c. 75 color and b&w photos. Denominations include Quakers, Moravians, Methodists, Presbyterians, Reformed, Swedish Church, Lutheran, and more. Book Condition : Good; slight musty smell; no text marks; owner's stamp on front free end paper; some darkening to text block; small stain at top spine end; some foxing on pages facing photographs; age toning inside covers. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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54 Pennsylvania Agriculture and Country Life 1640-1840 Fletcher, Stevenson Whitcomb
Harrisburg PA Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1971 Hardcover Good Minus Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good-, Ex-Library, well worn reading copy. 1971 2nd printing, 619 pp. with some b&w illustrations. Prior to the Civil War, Pennsylvania led the other colonies and states in the quantity of food produced. This wide-ranging survey covers buildings and equipment, labor, soil, livestock, horticulture, transportation, allied industries (such as mills), and much more. Primary sources are used and quoted whenever possible. Other facets of rural life, including religious denominations such as the Quakers and Amish, and education, are also discussed. Book Condition: Good-, Ex-Library; no text marks; early signs of binding starting to separate but all pages are intact; rubber stamps on text block and title page; pocket on rear free end paper (page is curling). Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; in protective mylar cover; shelfwear along edges and spine ends; catalog label and tape at bottom spine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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55 The Pennsylvania German Fraktur of the Free Library of Philadelphia: An illustrated catalogue in Two Volumes (Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society) Free Library of Philadelphia
Breinigsville PA Pennsylvania German Society 1976 091112232X / 9780911122329 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2 volume set, unpaginated catalog of over 1,000 fraktur examples in the collection. Vol 1 contains larger color plates and photos, Vol 2 contains smaller b&w examples. Photos are accompanied by attribution and translation of PA German text for each piece. Lengthy introduction. Book Conditions : Very Good; no text marks; a few spots to text block; slight marking to front covers; slight toning (sunlight?) to spines. No Dust Jackets as issued. 
Price: 46.50 USD
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56 Silversmiths of Lancaster, Pennsylvania 1730-1850 Gerstell, Vivian S.
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Historical Society 1972 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A study of Early American Silver work as exemplified by the silversmiths of Lancaster Pennsylvania. As one of the earliest and largest inland communities of the colonies and early United States, Lancaster's relative affluence attracted skilled artisans and craftsmen. Well illustrated with b&w photos. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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57 History of the East Pennsylvania Conference of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ Gibble, Phares Brubaker
Dayton OH Otterbein Press 1951 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
History of two annual conferences - East Pennsylvania and East German - of the United Brethren in Christ. Covers the churches and ancillary institutions of Central, South Central, and Southeastern Pennsylvania counties from the late Colonial period to 1950. Book Condition :Very Good; no internal marks; binding relaxed but quite secure; a few small spots to text block; light scuffing to covers and spine. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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58 The WPA History of the Negro in Pittsburgh Glasco, Laurence A.
Pittsburgh PA University of Pittsburgh Press 2004 0822942321 / 9780822942320 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the first issue, edited and with an introduction, of previously unpublished work done in the 1930's by the WPA Federal Writers Project. Organized thematically (abolition and civil rights, industrial wage workers, arts, the church and civic community), this volume presents the history of African Americans in Pittsburgh from colonial times to the 1930's. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; a few spots on text block; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; mild rubbing; label adhesive remnant on spine end; stain to back of front interior top flap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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59 CHRONICLES OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA (COMPLETE IN 4 VOLUMES) Godcharles, Frederic A.
New York Lewis Historical Publishing Co. 1944 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Vol. 1: history from early settlements to the 1900s, 425 pp. Vol. 2: topics such as religion, education, underground railroad, law, medicine, music; 490 pp. Vol. 3: County outlines, 472 pp. Vol 4: Personal and family history, 679 pp. All volumes have gray cloth boards, red spine labels with gold titles; frontispieces, many illustrations- plates, portraits, maps, facsimiles. Book Condition: Good, bindings solid, light wear to cover edges, pages clean. Light damp-staining and page waves in vol. 1, more extensive in vol. 4 from pp. 457-end, no pages stuck. Extra postage will be required for this very heavy set. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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60 The University Days of Ursinus Good, James I.
Collegeville, PA Pennsylvania Southeast Conference, United Church of Christ 1983 Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint from the Ursinus College Archives of a 1914 Founder's Day address by Professor Good. Discusses Ursinus' life especially his youth and experiences at University. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal marks; creasing near side staples. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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