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81 Twentieth Century Moravian College: Challenge and Response John R Weinlick
Bethlehem PA Alumni Association Of Moravian College 1977 Hardcover Very Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on title page : "To Joe and Claire, Father John R. Weinlick." Chronicles the 20th century at Moravian College in Bethlehem, both before and after the 1954 merger with the Moravian College for Women. Includes human interest stories and an assessment of the school's educational impact. C. 20 b&w photos. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; a few small stains to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; creasing and small tears along edges and corners; larger tear at bottom spine tape-repaired; overall rubbing. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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82 Handbook for Genealogical Research in Pennsylvania John W. Heisey
Indianapolis IN Heritage House 1985 Softcover (Plastic Comb Spiral Bound) Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Plastic comb spiral bound softcover. Genealogical research guide covers research methods in Pennsylvania - county, church, land military, vital, and Federal records; genealogical and historical societies, genealogical publications; and more. 32 pp. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; slight creasing to cover corners; original price in ink at top right front cover corner; light toning at cover edges. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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83 History of Mifflin County Joseph Cochran
Salem MA Higginson Book Company 2000 Soft cover Good Minus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
2000 Softcover facsimile reprint w/ b& w illustrations of 1879 work. Marked as Volume 1 but no other one was issued. Undated, c. 2000, facsimile reprint of 1879 original. Historical and genealogical resource contains biographical sketches and sections on pioneers, geology, judicial, military, medical, educational, and religious organizations and more. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; significant creasing and some staining to covers; cover corner curling causing page tip creasing; staining to text block. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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84 Amish: The Art Of The Quilt Julie Silber
New York NY Knopf 1993 0679751424 / 9780679751427 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Oversize softcover. 80 full color full page plates highlight classic Amish quilts made between 1870 and 1950 in Lancaster County Pennsylvania and part of the Esprit collection. Text by art critic Robert Hughes. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light shelf wear along edges. a 
Price: 11.00 USD
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85 Bucks County (PA) (Images of America) Kathleen Zingaro Clark
Charleston SC Arcadia Publishing 2006 0738545120 / 9780738545127 Soft cover Near Fine 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 Bucks County Pennsylvania near Philadelphia. Quakerstown, Doylestown, Langhorne, Chalfont, and more. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; curling to cover edge, light cover corner wear; small crease to half title page; white label at bottom left rear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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86 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
87 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
88 The Things That Are Caesar's: A Novel Kauffman, Reginald Wright
New York NY D. Appleton And Company 1902 First Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Green cloth with white lettering and gilt decoration, no DJ. 336 pp. 1902 1st edition of scarce work by Columbia (Lancaster County) PA-born author. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; a couple small stains to 3 pages, 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 somepage tip creasing. Cover has heavy scuffing; wear and bumping to spine ends and cover corners. Hinges are intact and pages secure. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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89 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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90 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: 15.00 USD
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91 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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92 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: 20.00 USD
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93 History of Franklin and Marshall College 1787-1948 Klein, H.M.J.
Lancaster PA Franklin and Marshall College Alumni Association 1952 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
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. 357 pp. w/ 26 b&w photos and illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks, owner's rubber stamp inside front cover; light bumping to spine ends; light scuffing to covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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94 Since 1787, the Franklin and Marshall College story Klein, H.M.J.
Lancaster PA Franklin and Marshall College 1968 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Short 45 page introductory history of the antecedents (Franklin College 1787-1853 and Marshall College 1836-1853) and the unified Franklin and Marshall College (1853-1968). 9 b&w illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good; text unmarked; staining to top text block; light toning around cover edges; pen mark at bottom center front cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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95 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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96 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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97 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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98 Canoeing on the Juniata, 1888 Landis, Henry K.
Harrisburg PA Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1994 0892710470 / 9780892710478 Hardcover Fine Very Good 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 some DJ wear from Museum Store stacking. Book Condition : Fine; unmarked and unread. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear to top edge; price sticker adhesive remnant at bottom rear; rubbing to rear. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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99 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: 20.00 USD
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100 Amish Beliefs, Customs & Discipline Lestz, Gerald
Lancaster PA John Bauer's Sons 1973 Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Survey introduction to Amish culture. 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, no text marks; price sticker adhesive remnant at top right front cover; very light creasing to cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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