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Beg Pardon, Sir!, Kauffman, Reginald Wright
81 Beg Pardon, Sir! Kauffman, Reginald Wright
Philadelphia The Penn Publishing Company 1929 Probable First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Humorous mystery by Columbia (Lancaster County), Pennsylvania-born author Reginald Wright Kauffman. Hardback - tan cloth with red lettering, no dustjacket. 281 pages. 1929. Book Condition : Good; pages are clean, unmarked with no tears, a little light creasing. Cover is clean with limited rubbing, light fading to spine lettering, light dent to bottom edge, and some tearing to spine ends. Front hinge is lightly cracked, rear intact. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Things That Are Caesar's: A Novel, Kauffman, Reginald Wright
82 The Things That Are Caesar's: A Novel Kauffman, Reginald Wright
New York D. Appleton And Company 1902 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 
Hardback - green cloth with white lettering and gilt decoration, no dustjacket. 336 pages plus publisher ads. 1902, first edition of a hard to find book by Columbia (Lancaster County) PA-born author. Pages are lightly aged, mostly around the edges with a couple small stains t o 3 pages, no markings. One page has some rubbing that left a 1/ 2" hole / tear to margin area. A few pages have some nicking to edges and there is some corner top creasing. Cover has some light soiling and is heavily worn with scuffing, rubbing, chipping, edge wear, corner bumps and tearing and fraying to top of spine. Hinges are intact and pages secure. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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83 Civil War Harrisburg: A Guide to Capital Area Sites, Incidents, and Personalities Keener-Farley, Lawrence E. and James E. Schmick (editors)
Harrisburg PA Published by the Authors 2000 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Editors on Title Page.1st Edition 2000, side-stapled softcover. Organized into a Downtown Walking Tour, East Shore Driving Tour, and West Shore Driving Tour, this booklet provides information o the political and military role of the Pennsylvania State Capitol during the Civil War. 16 b&w illustrations supplement descriptions of persons (Simon Cameron, Andrew Curtin) and places (Fort Curtin, Fort Couch, and Sporting Hill - northernmost skirmish of the Gettysburg Campaign). Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light wear to cover corners; light rubbing to covers. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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84 Wayside Journals of Lancaster County Kendig, John D.
Manheim PA Stiegel Printing 1994 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
History of Manheim Pennsylvania also include snippets of poetry and tales by author. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; cover corner curling; vertical crease to front near spine; light rubbing to covers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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85 Archaeologist at Work : A Story in Pictures Kinsey, W. Fred III
Harrisburg PA Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1964 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Photo essay (26 b&w photos) on basic archaeological methods at a dig site. Focus of research was a Susquehannock Indian burial site in Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Good+; former owner's name inside cover, no text markings; light creasing to covers; some cover corner curling and page tip creasing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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86 The Culture of the Plain People Klein, Dr. H.M.J.
York, Pennsylvania York Graphic Services, Inc. 1973 Special Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A human interest story of the people of South Central Pennsylvania, from a manuscript dated May 23rd, 1950, as written by Dr. H.M.J. Klein, teacher, civic leader and emeritus professor of history and Archeology at Franklin and Marshal College in Lancaster County, PA. Purple softcover with color illustration, includes purple envelope. 48 pp. Illustrated profusely with monotone and color images. Special limited edition of 3,000 copies printed at Christmastime 1973, from a 1950 manuscript for friends of the publisher. Condition: Near Fine, with light sunning at edges of cover. A beautiful copy. Envelope has some nicks along edges. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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87 Historical Problems with the Pennsylvania Germans (Community Historians Annual Number 8) Klein, Philip S.
Lancaster PA Schaff Library, Lancaster Theological Seminary 1969 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the 1969 Annual publication of the Lancaster County Community Historians. Klein argues that the time for more detailed study of Pennsylvania Germans has arrived. Previously, commentaries tended to be disparaging or dismissive of their cultural contributions, and/or failed to recognize the religious diversity among German immigrants. Multiple newspaper clippings inserted. Book Condition : Good; stain on back cover; light discoloration around spine; mild corner bending; no internal markings. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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88 The A B C (A-B-C) Books of the Pennsylvania Germans; The Pennsylvania German Society Volume VII (7): 1973 Klinefelter, William
Breinigsville PA The Pennsylvania German Society 1973 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
PA German Society publication containing three articles including The ABC Books used in the 18th and 19th centuries to teach the alphabet in schools and homes. Many fine examples are shown in illustration and photo, a checklist is also included. Book Condition : Very Good-; former owners name crossed out and price sticker adhesive on front free end paper, no text markings; a few small spots on bottom spine end; smudge at top right rear cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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89 Retracing Our Roots Kriebel, Martha B.
Collegeville, PA Institute on Pennsylvania Dutch Studies 1976 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
(Series: Pennsylvania Dutch Studies No. 8) Cream paper stapled wraps, black and white illustrated, 61 pp., illustrated with black and white drawings. Condition: Very good; very clean, no marks. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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90 Canoeing on the Juniata, 1888 Landis, Henry K.
Harrisburg PA Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1994 0892710470 / 9780892710478 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Oblong hardcover 7 1/4" x 9 1/4". This reprint details Henry Landis' trip down the Juniata River in 1888. It combines excerpts from his diary with 25 b&w photographs reproduced from the original plates. Landis founded the Landis Valley Farm Museum in Lancaster Pennsylvania. This is a NEW copy with slight DJ wear from Museum Store stacking. Book Condition : Fine; unmarked and unread. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; light shelf wear to top edge; price sticker adhesive remnant at bottom rear. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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91 To Cut, Piece and Solder : The Work of the Rural Pennsylvania Tinsmith 1778-1908 Lasansky, Jeanette
University Park PA Pennsylvania State Univ Press 1982 027100312X / 9780271003122 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Survey of tinsmithing in PA, very well illustrated with b&w photos incl. advertising broadsides. Large section on design - form, decoration, and material. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; some wear to cover corners and edges as well as general rubbing; crease at bottom left rear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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92 Golden Apples in Silver Bowls: The Rediscovery of Redeeming Love (Mennonite sources and documents) Leonard Gross
Lancaster PA Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society 1999 1884732054 / 9781884732058 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
English translation of important late 17th century Swiss Anabaptist compilation and devotional text. Includes of martyr testimonies, confessions of faith, prayers, hymn singing instructions, devotions, and more. Still used by Amish and Mennonites today. Book Condition : Fine, unmarked, apparently unread. Dust Jacket Condition : Fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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93 Amish Beliefs, Customs & Discipline Lestz, Gerald
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA John Bauer's Sons 1973 Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Color pictorial wraps, 28 pp., black and white photo illustrations throughout. Includes information on the U. S. Supreme Court ruling on the Wisconsin school case, with a special comment section. Written by a local author and in consultation with Miss Sara E. Fisher and Joseph R. Beiler. Condition: Very Good, a beautiful copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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94 A Brief History of Lancaster County Pennsylvania Lestz, Gerald S.
lancaster PA John Baer's Sons 1998 Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1998 2nd printing. Short, staple bound booklet with an emphasis on the founding and early history of Lancaster pre- Civil War. Book Condition : near Fine; no text marks; a few small marks to covers; minimal wear. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs Monthly Bulletins, May and June 1939 (Vol. 7, Nos. 6 & 7), Livengood, William S. Jr. (Secretary)
95 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs Monthly Bulletins, May and June 1939 (Vol. 7, Nos. 6 & 7) Livengood, William S. Jr. (Secretary)
Harrisburg, PA Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs 1939 N/A Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Two monthly bulletins from 1939. Topics include canal route rivalries, new gasoline pumps, PA as leading brick producer, new meat and poultry regulations, bond issues. Size: 8vo up to 9" tall . 54 combined pages. Book Conditions : Good; pages are very lightly aged, clean, unmarked, no tears, some ligh t corner bends. Covers have some light soiling / spotting (especially No. 7), light creasing, corner curling and edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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96 Address for the Fiftieth Anniversary of an Odd Fellows Lodge and Occasional Poems Lochman, Charles L.
Bethlehem PA Charles L. Lochman 1897 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Privately published collection of poetry includes 26 selections including 5 related to the Odd Fellows fraternal organization. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light age toning inside covers; scuffing to spine and cover corners; light semi-circular water stain to bottom of most pages (no smell). No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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97 Medium is Not a Massage : When the Rumor of a Battle Is Worse Than the Battle Itself Longanecker, John
1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
This is a privately published thesis on the effect of rumor on morale in wartime, specifically the American Civil War. The first part is an examination of the effect of rumor on the civilian population as Lee invaded Pennsylvania leading up to Gettysburg. The second part is an examination of different methods of observation and reporting in the war, looking glasses, signal stations, telegraphs, scouts, stragglers, runaway slaves, newspapers, and letters. Richly illustrated with reproductions from "The Soldier In our Civil War". Signed by Author on title page and dated July 1, 2 , 3, 1988 (175th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg). Book Condition : Good +; no internal markings; price sticker remnant on top right front cover, light staining along edges of both covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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98 Brandywine Springs Amusement Park: Echoes of the past 1886 - 1923 Mark R. Lawlor
Newark DE M & M Publishing 1993 096384220X / 9780963842206 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Stated 1st Edition. Chronological history of the New Castle County, Delaware attraction features newspaper accounts, 100 b&w photos, and two maps. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light shelf wear to cover edges; and cover corner creasing. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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99 Sights, Scenes, Visions and Dreams ; Looking back at Ephrata Marquet, Cynthia (Compiler)
Ephrata, Pennsylvania Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley 1993 Preliminary Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Primarily a book of images: photos, programs, advertisements reflective of Ephrata, PA's past. Arranged geographically within these categories: home, businesses and public works; churches and schools; and events and activities. Brown cloth boards, gold stamped titles on cover and spine, 202 pp., illustrated throughout. Limited edition, #725. Condition: Near fine; pages clean, a very nice copy. 8vo, oblong 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Peaceful People: A Photographic Profile of the Amish, Martin, William L. (Edited By David E. Sill)
100 The Peaceful People: A Photographic Profile of the Amish Martin, William L. (Edited By David E. Sill)
Self-published By Author 1975 Limited First Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
Limited First Edition photo essay on the Amish of Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Over 30 b&w photos are combined with Bible verses. Stapled softcover. 1975. Book Condition : Good; Clean and unmarked, no creases or tears. About half the pages have light rippling along the top foredge but there is no staining or smell. Cover has light rubbing and edge wear. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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