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41 The Pennsylvania Rifle Dyke, Samuel E.
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee 1974 0915010054 / 9780915010059 Soft cover Good Plus 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 : Good+; binding tight; no text marks, former owner's name crossed out inside front cover; light rubbing to covers; light cover corner and edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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42 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: 15.00 USD
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Revised Lithostratigraphic Nomenclature of the Pottsville and Allegheny Groups (Pennsylvanian), Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, Edmunds, William
43 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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44 A Concise Historical Atlas of Pennsylvania Edward K. Muller
Philadelphia PA Temple University Press 1989 0877226725 / 9780877226727 Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
13 1/4" x 15 1/2" oversize softcover atlas. 115 pp. Starting with Native Americans, European arrival, and early cartography, this work covers topics such as demography, immigration, economic activity, education, cities. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light cover corner creasing; slight curl to front open edge; shelf wear along edges; 
Price: 12.50 USD
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45 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. The 69th is best known as the only Union unit to completely hold their position as Confederate units tried to breach the stone wall at the copse of trees during Pickett's Charge. The 69th suffered over 50% casualties during the battle. 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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46 Lancaster Country Club : The First Hundred Years Eshelman, John B. and William A. Mehler, Jr.
Lancaster PA Lancaster Country Club 2000 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Centennial Commemorative, presumed 1st Edition. Richly illustrated with color and b&w photos and illustrations throughout, this history details the club's founding and growth particularly in regards to its golf course, recent host of the 2015 U.S. Women's Open. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; shelf wear along edges, chipping at corners; light rubbing. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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47 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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48 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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49 Pennsylvania Agriculture and Country Life 1840-1940 Fletcher, Stevenson Whitcomb
Harrisburg PA Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1955 Hardcover Near Fine Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Surveys the effect of modern farm machinery and agricultural techniques on farming in Pennsylvania as well as rural life in the 19th and 20th centuries. Book Condition: Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear; a few small marks on text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; shelf wear and small tearing to top edge; a few smudges and marks. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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50 Old Lancaster: Historic Pennsylvania Community Frederic Shriver Klein
Lancaster PA Early America Series 1964 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Charles X. Carlson Signed by Author(s)
Signed by author, illustrator, and foreword writer on half title page. 168 pp. with b&w and color illustrations throughout. Details the founding and history of Lancaster Pennsylvania, one of the oldest inland cities in the United States, through the Civil War. Book Condition :Very Good; no text marks; binding tight; light toning to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear to edges; two small tears to rear; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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51 Henry William Stiegel and his associates;: A story of early American industry George L. Heiges
Manheim PA Arbee Foundation 1976 2nd Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by author on title page. 1976 2nd Edition. 227 pp. Biographical sketch of Baron Stiegel and his colonial glassmaking enterprise. With attention to prominent Pennsylvanians Stiegel knew and his legacy in Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; light rubbing; shelf wear to top edge. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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52 Tommy Varner's Red Rooster : A History of the Tuscarora Valley Railroad George N. Pierson
Mifflintown PA Juniata County Historical Society 1995 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Minus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Juniata County Historical Society, Occasional Paper Series No. 2. 124 pp. with over 100 b&w photos, maps, and illustrations. History of a short gauage railroad in Juniata County Pennsylvania in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The line principally hauled farming products and lumber. Book Condition : Very Good-; no text marks; several small stains to covers; light cover corner curling and light cover creasing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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53 History of York County, Pennsylvania [Complete in 3 Volumes, With New Index-Harry L. Rinker Collection] George R. Prowell
Indianapolis IN Unigraphic 1975 Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Complete set, 1975 reprint of 1907 original two volumes plus a third index volume. Vol. 1 is Historical and Geographic, Vol.2 is Biographical, Vol. 3 Indices by subject and name. 2650 pp. combined includes b&w illustrations, portraits, photos, and maps throughout first two books. Book Conditions : Good+; no text marks; age toning inside covers, spotting and a few small stains to text block; light rubbing to covers. No Dust Jackets as issued. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be requested due to weight of set. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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54 History of Lodge No. 43, F. & A.M. of Lancaster, Pennsylvania 1785-1935 - With Biographical Sketches of Charter Members George Welchans and Andrew Hershey
Lancaster PA Grand Lodge No. 43 1936 Second Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Masonic Lodge History. Title continues: 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; rear hinge just starting to crack, front is intact, pages secure; toning to two pages from inlaid clipping; cover has some rubbing and edge wear especially to spine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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55 Outdoor Lancaster County Pennsylvania: With text and pictures highlighting 945 square miles of the "Garden Spot" Gerald S Lestz
Lancaster PA John Baer's Sons 2001 0970609604 / 9780970609601 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on title page. Oversize side-stapled softcover. 62 pp. w/ c. 50 color photos, several b&w illustrations, and 2 maps. Introductory guide to natural areas and activities in Lancaster County. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light rubbing to covers; minimal wear. 
Price: 15.00 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 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: 110.00 USD
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59 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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60 Noah H. Mack , His life and times 1861-1948 Graybill, J. Paul; Ira D. landis; J. Paul Sauder
Lancaster PA Board of Bishops of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference 1951 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Undated, First Edition, published approx. 1951. Green cloth boards, xvi, 177 pp., approx. 20 unnumbered plates with historical photographs of people and places, churches, homes, etc. Condition: Good; ex-library with spine label and check-out pocket, a stamp or 2. Very clean, no markings, binding sounds. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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