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61 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. 
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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. 38 pp. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light curling to cover corners; price sticker remnant at top right rear. 
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64 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. 
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65 Lebensbild Aus Dem Pennsylvanisch-Deutschen Predigerstand: Oder Wahrheit in Licht Und Schatten Helffrich, Wm. A.
Allentown PA N. W. A. and W. U. Helffrich 1906 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Roughly translated as A Picture of Life From The Pennsylvanian-German Pulpit: Or Truth in Light and Shadow. This appears to be a combination of biography, history, and genealogy, with a special focus on the Helffrich family (of which the author was a member. The author's grandfather, Johannes Heinrich Hellfrich, is considered one of the founders of the German Reformed Church in America. Multiple generations of male descendants became ministers. Dark leather-bound hardback, embossed design and gilt titles on spine. Written in German.594 pp. Several plates with photo images and English captions - most are portraits, some portraits and pictures of churches (e.g. Lehigh, Ziegel, Long Swamp). Condition: Good-, ex-seminary library, binding quite sound and intact but spine reinforced with clear tape, tear along top back edge, wear and some loss to leather at corners, top spine end missing, pages clean, edges crisp, light age toning. Library labels on spine and back cover, bookplate. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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66 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. 
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67 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. 
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68 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. 
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69 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. 
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70 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. 
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71 250 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. 
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72 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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73 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. 
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74 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. 
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75 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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76 Along the Octorara (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) James Henry
Dover NH Arcadia Publishing 1999 0752405756 / 9780752405759 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Rich archival photos (usually 2 per page), many gathered from historical societies, with accompanying text, document the history of the Octorara Valley in Southeastern Pennsylvania straddling Chester and Lancaster counties. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; creasing and rubbing to covers. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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77 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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78 History of Centre and Clinton Counties, Pennsylvania (A Heritage Classic) John Blair Linn
Heritage Books 2002 0788420399 / 9780788420399 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Two Volume Set, 2002 Softcover facsimile reprints w/ b& w illustrations of 1883 work. Includes fold out maps and biographical indices. Chronological histories of 2 PA counties w/ biographical sketches, portraits, and sections on judicial, military (Revolution, Whiskey Rebellion, War of 1812, Civil War), medical, educational, and religious organizations. Additionally, pioneers, Native Americans, geography, and more. Book Conditions : Good; no text marks; a few small stains to text block; mild diagonal crease to top left rear cover of Vol. 2; cover corner curling; a few page tip creases. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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79 The ol' hook & eye: A history of the Kishacoquillas Valley Railroad Co John G Hartzler
Belleville PA J.G. Hartzler 1988 0962064203 / 9780962064203 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1988 1st Edition. 170 pp. with profuse b&w photos and illustrations. Organized chronologically, this work covers both an early 20th century railroad history and Mifflin County Pennsylvania history. Multiple appendices cover the rolling stock, freight and profitability, and maps. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; very light shelf wear to covers. 
Price: 50.00 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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