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Don Perlis: Narrative Reborn (Exhibition Catalog), Grand, Stanley I. (Essay by)
61 Don Perlis: Narrative Reborn (Exhibition Catalog) Grand, Stanley I. (Essay by)
Lancaster, PA Lancaster Museum of Art 2009 N/A Soft cover Very Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Color-illustrated wraps, approx. 38 pp., 29 color plates. 8vo up to 9" tall. Includes an essay by F. Murray Abraham about the artist and his work. Pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has light scuffing, edge wear and small tear to bottom front edge. Exhibition catalog featuring the narrative paintings of Don Perlis. Exhibition held at the Lancaster Art Museum (PA) Sep. 30 to Nov. 20, 2011. Paperback 
Price: 16.00 USD
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62 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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63 Italian Presence in Pennsylvania Grifo, Richard D. and Anthony F. Noto
University Park PA Pennsylvania Historical Association 1990 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pennsylvania History Studies No. 19 issued in conjunction with the 500th anniversary of Columbus' voyage. Topics include Patterns of Italian Migration; Labor Unions; Catholic Church; organizations; organized Crime; and short biographical sketches. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light curling to cover corners; price sticker remnant at top right rear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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64 The Transformation of Western Pennsylvania, 1770-1800 (Pitt Series in Social & Labor History) Harper, R. Eugene
Pittsburgh PA University of Pittsburgh Press 1992 082293678X / 9780822936787 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Examines the changes in land ownership, vocations, agriculture, and political institutions during the late 18th century. From the author's preface - "...one is struck by how rapidly western Pennsylvania was transformed from a wilderness into a thriving society....." Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; some spotting to top text block; small crimp to rear free end paper. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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65 History of the Thaddeus Stevens Trade School Hartzell, James Hamilton
Lancaster PA James Hamilton Hartzell 1955 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
History of the first 50 years of Thaddeus Stevens Trade School (nka College of Technology) from its founding in 1905. Documents facilities, vocational training, leadership, and student life. B&w photos. Book Condition : Near Fine; no markings; minimal wear; light age toning. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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66 Chambersburg : Frontier Town 1730 - 1794 Havens, Paul Swain
Chambersburg, PA The Craft Press 1975 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
A bicentennial narrative of the origin and growth of Chambersburg and Franklin County in Pennsylvania. The book begins with a young man of 21 who arrived in the Cumberland Valley...and with the earliest settlement of 1730. - book jacket. Blue cloth boards, white pictorial jacket, 255 pp., several B&W images and a color frontispiece - a rendering of the Chambers Fort. 8vo. Condition: Good+; slightly bumped corners, faint musty smell, pages crisp and clean, jacket has small tear at top of front fold. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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67 Over Here: Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, During Wartime Heckles, Marianne (project manager)
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Historical Society 2008 0974016268 / 9780974016269 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author (of four chapters) and Project Manager Marianne Heckles on Table of Contents page. Historical photo essay with supporting text documenting Lancaster Pennsylvania during wartime. Sections detail material drives; nursing; homecoming parades; Conscientious Objection and Alternative Service; historical reenactments; veterans groups and more. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; light rubbing to covers and cover corner curling. 9" x 10" oblong. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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68 Pitchforks and Pitchpipes : A Portrait of a Lancaster County Mennonite Family Heistand, Esther Mae Longenecker
Marietta PA Hiestand Publishers 1990 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
By parts genealogical resource and family history, this is a detailed account of the Longenecker family of Elizabethtown PA. Well illustrated with b& w family photos, examples of crafts, and farming scenes. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks, former owner's label on front free end paper; bumping to top spine end. No Dust Jacket. Oblong 9 x 11 inches. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be required due to weight of volume, which will be over 5 lbs. with packaging. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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69 Proceeedings of the Lehigh County Historical Society (Number 32 1978) Hellerich, Mahlon H. (editor)
Allentown PA Lehigh County Historical Society 1978 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1978 semi-annual of the Lehigh County Historical Society, Number 32. Includes 14 articles on various historical subjects in addition to Society business. Articles include : Life in an Eighteenth-Century Moravian Community; Reflections on Area Trolley Lines of Fifty Years Ago; The Development of Allentown, 1811-1873; Helffrich on Fogelsville During the Civil War; Index to Lehigh County Deeds, Part IV; and more. Book Condition : Good+, Ex-School Library; rubber stamps and cataloging information inside front and rear covers and on title page; very light scuffing to covers, small mark at bottom right front cover corner; no markings to text; binding tight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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70 Proceeedings of the Lehigh County Historical Society (Number 34 1980) Hellerich, Mahlon H. (editor)
Allentown PA Lehigh County Historical Society 1980 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1980 semi-annual of the Lehigh County Historical Society, Number 34. Includes 15 articles on various historical subjects in addition to Society business. Articles include : The Lehigh County Long Rifle; Upper Lehigh Pennsylvania German Folk Arts and Crafts; History of the Liberty Bell Shrine; several Church histories; and more. Book Condition : Good+, Ex-School Library; rubber stamps and cataloging information inside front and rear covers and on title page; very light scuffing to covers, small mark at bottom left rear cover corner; pencil marks to table of contents, no other markings to text; binding tight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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71 The Schwenkfelders Heydrick, Christopher
Pennsburg PA Schwenkfelder Library 1914 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Softcover, attached with binding tape, preserved in flexboard.1914 printing of 1884 historical paper on the Schwenkfelders, originally done for the 150th anniversary of the first major arrival of the group to America. Discusses their situation in Europe, their emigration, and the founding of the first churches and schools. Book Condition : Good-; Ex-Seminary Library; no text marks; paper notation on cover "MKS2 Pamphlet No. 3"; rubber stamp on front free end paper; flexboard has catalog labels on spine and top right rear cover; bookplate on inside cover; pocket removed from inside rear cover tearing paper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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72 Diary of Michael Schlatter June 1 to December 15, 1746, Founder Coetus of German Reformed Church in Pennsylvania Hinke, Wm. J. (editor)
Collegeville, PA Pennsylvania Southeast Conference, United Church of Christ 1977 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint of an article from the September 1905 Journal of the Presbyterian Historical Society as part of the 230th anniversary of the founding of the first German Reformed synod in the American colonies. Diary excerpt covers Schlatter's sailing from Amsterdam, arrival in America, and early travels in Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal marks; creasing near side staples, crease at top left rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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73 Minutes and Proceedings [Proceedings and Collections] of the Historical Society of York County Historical Society of York County
York, Pennsylvania, USA Historical Society of York County 1902 1st Edition Soft cover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Brown wraps with black titles and seal on front cover, staple binding. 16 pp. each volume. Includes sections on: Proceeding, Necrology, Officers for the year, Roll of members, and contributors. Condition: Good-; covers separated at spine crease, 3 inches intact. Pages lightly age-toned, but clean, edges straight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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74 250 Years of Witness (1742-1992): The First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster, Pennsylvania History Committee of the First Presbyterian Church
Lancaster PA History Committee of the First Presbyterian Church 1992 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Includes 2 companion booklets "Minutes of Our History 1742-1992" and "The Stained-Glass Windows of The First presbyterian Chuch". A written history of the First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster, Pennsylvania produced to mark its Sesquicentennial. Hardback - light gray cloth with white lettering and drawing to church steeple on front. 292 pages. Condition: Very Good; no text marks, former owner's name on front free end paper; a few marks to covers. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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75 Proceeedings of the Lehigh County Historical Society (Number 31 1976) Hoffman, Donald B. (editor)
Allentown PA Lehigh County Historical Society 1976 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1976 Bicentennial semi-annual of the Lehigh County Historical Society, Number 31. Includes 13 articles on various historical subjects in addition to Society business. Several articles focus on the Revolutionary War including : " Allentown During the Revolution" and "The Revolutionary Generation in Lehigh County - An Evaluation". A brochure from The Stroud Mansion House, Home of Jacob Stroud "Founder of Stroudsburg" is inlaid. Book Condition : Good+, Ex-School Library; rubber stamps and cataloging information inside front and rear covers and on title page; very light scuffing to covers; no markings to text; binding tight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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76 Index to C.Z. Mast and R.E. Simpson's Annals of Conestoga Valley J. Lemar and Lois Ann Mast (editors)
Morgantown PA Masthof Press 1994 Softcover (Side-stapled) Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Editors on Title page. Straightforward alphabetical index to the scarce Annals of the Conestoga Vally, a rich historical and genealogical reference for the area around Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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77 Index to C.Z. Mast and R.E. Simpson's Annals of Conestoga Valley J. Lemar and Lois Ann Mast (editors)
Morgantown PA Masthof Press 1994 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is the 1981 1st Edition. Tape-bound softcover. Straightforward alphabetical index to the scarce Annals of the Conestoga Vally, a rich historical and genealogical reference for the area around Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light age toning to cover; binding tape is somewhat uneven. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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78 World Famous Horseshoe Curve Jaime Serensits
Hanover PA The Railroad Press 2006 1931477205 / 9781931477208 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
8 1/2 x 11 side-stapled softcover. 30 color and 4 b&w photos with accompanying text give brief history of Altoona's Horseshoe Curve originally owned by the Pennsylvania Railroad. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; chip to bottom left rear cover and top center rear cover; light front cover curling. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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79 Great House John Baird
St. Davids PA Eastern College 1984 Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on front free end paper. History of Walmarthon mansion outside Philadelphia which later became Walton Hall and part of the campus of Eastern College.12 b&w photos. Book Condition : Near Find; no text marks; bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; chip to top left front from price sticker; light corner and edge wear; in protective mylar . 
Price: 25.00 USD
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80 Lancaster Architecture, 1719-1927, A Guide to Publicly Accessible Buildings in Lancaster County John J. Snyder Jr.
Lancaster PA Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County 1979 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Lancaster Landmark Series Number 1. Architectural survey of building styles over two centuries in Lancaster Pennsylvania. Discusses : Germanic, Traditional English, Georgian, Federal, Victorian, and Early 20th Century. B&w photos throughout. Book Condition : Very Good; no text markings; light cover corner curling; crease at top right front cover; a few page tip creases. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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