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Revolutionary War

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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 Lancaster County churches in the Revolutionary War era (Pennsylvania) 
Lititz PA Sutter House 1976 0915010119 / 9780915010110 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
15 essays examine different Lancaster Pennsylvania denominations during the Revolutionary War including the Ephrata Cloister (which served as a hospital), Quakers, Brethren, Amish and Mennonite, Jewish, and mainline Christian sects. Issued 1976 under the auspices of the Lancaster Bicentennial Committee. Book Conditions : Very Good-; no makings to text; light spotting to text block; light cover corner curling, a few fingerprint marks to cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 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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4 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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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 The Pennsylvania Rifle Dyke, Samuel E.
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee 1974 0915010054 / 9780915010059 Soft cover Fair 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 : Fair, Ex-Library; significant wear/rubbing and creasing to covers; no text marks; rubber stamp to bottom title page; catalog labels at bottom spine and right front cover; cover corner creasing; some page tip creasing. 
Price: 25.00 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 Transformation of Western Pennsylvania, 1770-1800 (Pitt Series in Social & Labor History) Harper, R. Eugene
Pittsburgh PA University of Pittsburgh Press 1992 082293678X / 9780822936787 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Examines the changes in land ownership, vocations, agriculture, and political institutions during the late 18th century. From the author's preface - "...one is struck by how rapidly western Pennsylvania was transformed from a wilderness into a thriving society....." Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; some spotting to top text block; small crimp to rear free end paper. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Life of Washington and Marion (2 Books in 1), Henley, Leonard  / Brigadier-General Horry and M. L. Weems
12 Life of Washington and Marion (2 Books in 1) Henley, Leonard / Brigadier-General Horry and M. L. Weems
New York John W. Lovell Company Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
This hard-to-find book is two-books in one. The first being " Life of Washington" by Leonard Henley - the second is "The Life of Gen'l Francis Marion" by Brigadier-General P. Horry of Marion's brigade and M. L. Weems. Both are wonderful biographies and revolutionary war histories. Published by John W. Lovell Co., no date shown. The binding is typical of the mid 1800s . Hardback - Brown decorated cloth with gilt title label on front and spine. 518 pages. Floral patterned endpapers. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, bookplate inside front cover; light age toning to page edges; bumping to spine ends and cover corners, scuffing to spine and cover edges; a few small stains to side text block and a few scattered marks to pages; hinges are intact. 
Price: 40.00 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 Twilight of British Rule in Revolutionary America: The New York Letter Book of General James Robertson, 1780-1783 Klein, Milton M. and Ronald W. Howard (editors)
Cooperstown NY The New York State Historical Association 1983 0917334124 / 9780917334122 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a biographical study of General James Robertson, a British commander who spent 27 years in America including the French and indian War and the American Revolution. His letters open a window on the morale of the British during the Revolutionary War. Of particular importance is the insight into his service as provincial governor of New York, part of a a changed British strategy that attempted (and failed) stress cicil rather than military governance of the colonies. Book Condition : Very Good+; no internal markings; binding tight. Dust jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear to edges; light rubbing; tear at top left rear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Battle of Paoli McGuire, Thomas J.
Mechanicsburg PA Stackpole Books 2006 0811733378 / 9780811733373 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Critically-praised authoritative examination of the Battle of Paoli in September 1777 and its place in the overall Philadelphia campaign. This is a significant volume in the history of the Revolutionary War in Pennsylvania, including the court martial of Anthony Wayne. 270 pp., illustrated with b&w photos. Book Condition : Very Good; text unmarked; slight rubbing to covers; light wear to cover corners. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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16 Maritime Dimensions of the American Revolution Mevers, Frank and David Syrett
Washington DC Naval History Division, Department of the Navy 1977 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is a collection of papers and commentaries originally presented at a breakout seminar at the organization of American Historians' 69th annual meeting in April 1976. The papers are : "Naval Policy of the Continental Congress" by Frank Mevers, "Defeat at Sea : The Impact of American Naval Operations upon the British, 1775-1778" by David Syrett, two commentaries, and comments from the floor. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; cover corner curling; creasing to top of front cover which also is visible on most pages. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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17 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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18 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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19 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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20 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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