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1 General Washington's Swords and Campaign Equipment : An Illustrated Catalogue of Military Memorabilia in the Mount Vernon Collection (Catalogue Series No. 1) 
Mount Vernon VA Mount Vernon Ladies' Association 1948 Second Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This work provides an introduction as well as a catalog of George Washington's swords and related military equipment (spyglasses, saddle bags, pistols, camp supplies) housed at Mount Vernon. Each object has a description and accompanying b&w photo. Also includes a chronology of Washington's life. Book Condition : Good; wear to cover edges and corners; a few small stains to covers and darkening of spine; a few small spots inside, text is unmarked. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Memorial Souvenir, Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of York as the Capital of the Unted States of America 
York PA Conservation Society of York County 1927 Probable First Edition Soft cover Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Program for 150th anniversary of York Pennsylvania serving as Capital of the United States, and meeting place for the Continental Congress, during the Fall of 1777. Includes brief biographies of the Congressmen who met in York, black and white illustrations of Colonial York, schedule of commemorative activities, and miscellaneous articles including one on the Quakers in York. Staple bound softcover, with green covers attached via side braided string. Book Condition : Good; Ex-library (rubber stamp imprint on front cover is the only such marking); no internal markings; tearing to cover edges back and front, and to spine ends; a few small stains to covers. Internal pages are in better condition than covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Sons of the American Revolution Magazine Volume 27, No. 1 July 1932 
Washington DC National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution 1932 Soft cover Good Journal 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1932 was considered the Bicentennial Year for the Sons of the American Revolution (dating from George Washington's birth). This issue includes article on the dedication ceremonies of Fort Necessity, Chapter activities in honor of the bicentennial of Washington's birth, and an article on Washington the Man. Saddle staples were added to reinforce the binding. Book Condition : Good; yellowing/foxing around the edges of front and rear free end papers and inside cover; text unmarked; creasing to top right corner; rubbing and slight discoloration around cover edges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Valley Forge : A Genesis for Command and Control, Continental Army Style Benninghoff, Herman O. II
Gettysburg PA Thomas Publications 2001 1577470656 / 9781577470656 Probable First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
This is an excellent study of the transformation of the Continental Army during its winter encampment at Valley Forge. The encampment was a catalyst for change resulting in army reorganization, better trained troops (thanks to Baron Von Steuben's training manual), and a strengthened chain of command under George Washington. Inscribed by Author on title page : "To Mary Anne A dedicated employee, Herman". Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; very light rubbing to covers; cover corner curling; original price sticker on bottom right rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Naval Documents of the American Revolution: Volume 4 Clark, William Bell (editor)
Washington DC U.S. Government Printing Office 1969 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Volume 4 covers naval operations, in both the American and European Theatres, during the early part of 1776. Documents include letters, orders, supply requests and bills, journal entries, and much more.1580 pp. including over 60 b&w photos and illustrations. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; crimp/tear at top front center cover; light musty smell; light scuffing to covers; cover corner curling; binding noticeably relaxed but secure; toning inside covers from binding adhesive; a few spots to text block. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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6 From Terror to Freedom in the Cumberland Valley Conrad, W. P
Greencastle PA Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library 1976 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by author on title page. The early history of what was once Pennsylvania's frontier, and how the families lived and died through the periods of warfare with Indians and the war for independence. Original green cloth wraps, no dust jacket, occasional black and white drawings or photo illustrations. Book condition: Good; occasional light pencilling, text bright and crisp, cover very good, with bumping to spine ends. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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7 Covenanted People: The Religion Tradition and the Origin of American Constitutionalism Donalds Lutz; Jack Warren
Providence RI John Carter Brown Library 1987 0916617270 / 9780916617271 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Library binding. Constitutional Bicentennial exhibit catalog showing the influence of religion (and the idea of a religious covenant) in American government in the 17th and 18th centuries. 54 b&w manuscript and book covers, photographs, and illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good in Library Binding; no text marks; bookplate inside front cover; catalog labels on bottom spine and top right rear; slip and pocket removed from inside rear cover tearing paper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 The Pennsylvania Rifle Dyke, Samuel E.
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee 1974 0915010054 / 9780915010059 Soft cover Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A history of the development of the Pennsylvania rifle in Lancaster County, its use in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. 25+ b&w photos, diagrams, and illustrations pertaining to the rifle. Issued 1974 under the auspices of the Lancaster Bicentennial Committee. Book Condition : Good+; binding tight; no text marks, former owner's name crossed out inside front cover; light rubbing to covers; light cover corner and edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Standards and Colors of the American Revolution Edward W. Richardson
Philadelphia PA University of Pennsylvania Press 1982 0812278399 / 9780812278392 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Good-; Ex-Library. Comprehensive study of flag designs and symbols in the Revolutionary War. Included are continental army and navy colors, colony by colony regimental colors, British, French, and Hessian standards. Book Condition : Good-, Ex-library; no text marks; pocket and bar code label on front free end paper; rubber stamp to top and bottom text block; adhesive tape remnant at cover edges (where dust jacket and mylar cover were likely attached to the book); bumping to spine ends. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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10 The Young Hamilton: A Biography Flexner, James Thomas
Boston MA Little Brown & Co (T) 1978 0316285943 / 9780316285940 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Focused on Hamilton's first 26 years, up to the end of the American Revolution, this biography delves into his traumatic childhood in the West Indies. Flexner argues that these events created an ongoing conflict between Hamilton's amazing creative gifts and a destructive tendency from unhealed psychic wounds. Book Condition : Good; no text markings; previous owner's bookplate on free end paper, impress at bottom right title page; light spotting to text block; binding relaxed. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; chipping and small tears along edges, corners, and spine; rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 The journal of Gideon Olmsted: Adventures of a sea captain during the American Revolution : a facsimile Gideon Olmsted
Washington DC Library of Congress 1978 0844402516 / 9780844402512 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Valued not only for its tales of his capture by, and successful taking of, a British sloop and the subsequent legal issues, this journal is highly regarded for its clues to Colonial American pronunciation of English. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; one horizontal band of toning at top front cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. In Very Good decorative slipcase, wear at corners and edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 United States Military Magazine, Volume 2: 1840-1841 Huddy, William M.
York PA American History Publications 1971 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Duval, Peter S. 
Facsimile Reprint of Volume 2 of the original 3 volume set of the United States Military magazine by William Huddy and lithographer Peter Duval. Attempts to capture the grandeur of the lithographs which made the original publication famous, 25 primarily color reproductions are included. Imagery of United States military dress and its naval emphasis, covers The Battle of Bunker Hill, The Battle of New Orleans, Battle of Lake Erie and many more from both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; a few small stains to top text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; stain spots on read DJ; shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 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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14 The Flame : A Pageant in Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of Washington's Birth Miller, Helen L. and Beulah M. Bradley
York PA York Chamber of Commerce 1932 Probable First Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Program for Washington Bicentennial Pageant in York PA on July 4, 1932. Includes dialogue and song lyrics. Book Condition : Good+; some light creasing to paper edges; small area of spotting on front cover; otherwise in terrific shape for its age. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Bi-Centennial Celebration commemorating the Birth of George Washington 1732 - 1932. Reading and Berks County Nolan, J. Bennett (intro)
Reading County, Pennsylvania Bi-Centennial Committee 1932 Soft cover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
A program for activities taking place in 1932 to celebrate George Washington. Includes a biographical sketch, Washington's two visits to Berks County, Reading and Berks County in early American history, and the names of Revolutionary soldiers buried in Berks County. Lists officers and committees of the celebration. Cream and brick wraps, illustrated in B&W, staple-bound pamphlet. 40 pp. Condition: Good+; a few minor edge tears, evidence of a label removed at upper left corner of cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Another Rung Up the Ladder : German Reformed People in American Struggles 1754-1783 Parsons, William T.
Collegeville, PA Institute on Pennsylvania Dutch Studies 1976 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Ex-Church Archive. Preliminary study of the role of German Reformed in the French Indian War and the American Revolution. 8 b&w illustrations. Book Condition : Good; catalog labels on front cover; catalog info and rubber stamp on title page, no markings to text; cover corner curling; light edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Wild Yankees: The Struggle for Independence along Pennsylvania's Revolutionary Frontier Paul B. Moyer
Ithaca NY Cornell University Press 2007 0801444942 / 9780801444944 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed and Inscribed by author on half title page. History of the Wyoming controversy in northeast Pennsylvania, and how that and other conflicts in the area (between Native Americans and White settlers, border controversy with Connecticut, ongoing property disputes) were defined by the quest for Independence individually and nationally. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks, former owner's name on front free end paper; two light small stains to side text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; light shelf wear along edges; small crease at front center bottom. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Old Time Belles and Cavaliers Sale, Edith Tunis
Philadelphia PA J.B. Lipincott & Co. 1912 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Limited Edition. Romantic history with short biographical sketches of 30 colonial men and (primarily) women including Abigail Adams, Martha Washington, Eliza Custis, and more. Includes 61 b&w illustrations. Book Condition ; Good-; no text marks, former owner's bookplate inside front cover; binding relaxed; age toning to page edges; bumping to spine ends; darkening to spine. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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19 Dr. Ed: The Story of General Edward Hand Shelley, Mary Virginia
Lititz PA Sutter House 1978 0915010240 / 9780915010240 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Weatherlow, Regina Signed by Author(s)
Signed by both the Author and the illustrator on Title page. Children's biography of Revolutionary war hero General Edward Hand from Lancaster Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Near Fine; very light age toning; slight wear to cover edges and corners. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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20 Lancaster County During the American Revolution Walker, Joseph E. (editor)
Lancaster PA Sutter House 1976 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Issued from 1974-76 under the auspices of the Lancaster Bicentennial Committee. Complete 7 volume set : A Way of Life by Jim Kinter; The Pennsylvania Rifle by Samuel E. Dyke (signed by author on title page); Fighting the Battles by Frederic Shriver Klein; The Perils of Patriotism by J. Samuel Walker; The Revolutionary Leadership by G. Terry Madonna; The Military Market Basket by John W.W. Loose; and, Loyalists, Pacifists and Prisoners by Rollin C. Steinmetz. No slipcase. The first volume is side-stapled all others are bound. Book Conditions : Very Good; no makings to text; light wear predominantly rubbing to covers and cover corner curling; stain to top left front cover of last volume. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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