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Pennsylvania History
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81 Pennsylvania, the colonial years, 1681-1776 Joseph J Kelley
NewYork NY Doubleday 1980 0385021577 / 9780385021579 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stated 1st Edition. Popular survey history of the founding of Pennsylvania, the French and Indian Wars, the growth of Philadelphia and the Revolutionary era. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; a few small spots to text block; a few page tip creases to first pages. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; tape-repaired tears at top left front; chipping and tearing along edges; rubbing; old price sticker on interior flap. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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82 Philadelphia Cultural Landscapes: The Sartain Family Legacy Katherine Martinez
Philadelphia PA Temple University Press 2000 156639791X / 9781566397919 Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Collection of 15 essays seeks to illuminate the once well-known Sartan family of artists and educators and place them in the cultural context of Philadelphia (including the Centennial Exhibition) and America during the 19th and early 20th centuries. 8 color plates, 2 maps, and 106 b&w photos and illustrations. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; vertical crease to rear; shelf wear along edges; bar code label at bottom right rear; rubbing. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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83 Doctrines of the Bible : A Brief Discussion of the Teachings of God's Word Kauffman, Daniel (editor)
Scottdale PA Mennonite Publishing House 1952 2nd Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Outlines Mennonite doctrinal beliefs including Man's fall, Salvation, the Church, and Prophecy. Book Condition : Good-; text unmarked; start of separation inside rear cover; light staining to covers; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; light spotting to text block; stain inside rear cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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84 Artifacts in the Rock Ford-Kauffman Museum Lancaster, Pennsylvania Kauffman, Henry J.
Lancaster PA The Rock Ford-Kauffman Museum 1986 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This oversize booklet details the collection of American folk art and artifacts at the Rock Ford-Kauffman Museum (nka Rock Ford Plantation) in Lancaster Pennsylvania. Large b&w photos are accompanied by commentary on both the individual object and the grouping it represents. representative objects include fraktur, decorated chests, furniturebutter prints, wood boxes, carvings, pewter objects, candlesticks, stoneware, kitchenware, locks, kentucky rifles, tin ware, and weather vanes. Book Condition : Good; large water stain to top front cover, spine, and back cover (no smell); cover corner creasing; no internal markings. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Beg Pardon, Sir!, Kauffman, Reginald Wright
85 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
86 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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87 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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88 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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89 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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90 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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91 History of Franklin and Marshall College 1787-1948 Klein, H.M.J.
Lancaster PA Franklin and Marshall College Alumni Association 1952 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on title page. History of the antecedents (Franklin College 1787-1853 and Marshall College 1836-1853) and unified Franklin and Marshall College (1853-1948). Updates the college history written in 1903. 26 b&w photos and illustrations. Book Condition : Good+; text unmarked; age toning inside covers and to free end papers; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners, light scuffing to covers; slight fading to spine. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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92 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - A History, Vols. I, II, III, IV Klein, H.M.J.
New York NY Lewis Historical Publishing Co. 1924 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Complete 4 volume history and biography set. Vol. 1: history from early settlements to WWI, 544 pp.; Vol. 2: topics such as religion, education, industries, art, nature; 628 pp.; Vol. 3: Biographical, 224 pp.; Vol 4: Biographical, 260 pp. All volumes have blue cloth boards, and spines with gold titles; frontispieces, many illustrations- plates, portraits, maps, facsimiles. Vols. 3 & 4 (biography) have profuse full page b&w portraits. Book Condition: Good-, a few scattered pencil underlines; bindings solid; Vols. 2-4 have signs of water/humidity exposure (there is no smell however), causing some light water staining and waviness to pages (readability is not affected); some spotting to text block and age toning to free end papers; light wear to cover edges and spine ends; small rubber stamp to some free end papers; crease to Table of Contents; pp. 23-24 of Vol. 3 are detached but present. 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: 150.00 USD
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93 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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94 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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95 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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96 Lancaster at Play; Leisure in Lancaster County, PA Lancaster County Historical Society
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Historical Society 2007 097401625X / 9780974016252 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Historical photo essay with supporting text documenting sports and recreation in Lancaster Pennsylvania. Sections detail Lancaster's swimming clubs and pools; parades, amusement parks, sports teams, theater, and more. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; very light edge wear and rubbing to covers, minor cover corner curling. 9" x 10" oblong. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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97 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. These are NEW copies that have slight 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: 11.25 USD
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98 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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99 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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100 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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