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1 A Biographical History of Lancaster County [Pennsylvania] : Being a History of Eminent Men of the County Alexander Harris; Alex Harris
Clearfield 2012 0806305908 / 9780806305905 Reprint Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2012 Softcover reprint of Harris' classic 1872 biographical survey of the important historical settlements of Lancaster city and county in pennsylvania. Over 2000 entries on individuals and families from its founding through the Civil War, works as both a history and a genealogical reference. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; cover corner curling; vertical crease to rear cover causing some creasing to last few pages; some staining to text block. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Lebanon (CT) (Images of America) Alicia Wayland; Ed Tollmann; Claire S. Krause; Lebanon Historical Society
Charleston SC Arcadia Publishing 2004 0738535737 / 9780738535739 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by all 3 authors on title page. Part of the Images of America series, this work consists of 2 b&w photos per page supplemented by text. Traces the rural history of the area and its historic ties to the American Revolution. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light cover corner wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Floods of Northern New Jersey (Images of America) Amre Youssef; North Jersey Media Group
Charleston SC Arcadia Publishing 2014 1467120871 / 9781467120876 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on half title page :" Dear Mr. Martin, Thank you for your preservation work on The Records archives; otherwise, this book would not be possible. Amre" Rich archival newspaper photos (usually 2 per page) with accompanying text document the last century of storms in flood-prone Northern NJ. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light cover corner curling and creasing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Barnes Sesquicentennial 1828-1978 (Pennsylvania), Barnes Sesquicentennial Committee
4 Barnes Sesquicentennial 1828-1978 (Pennsylvania) Barnes Sesquicentennial Committee
Barnes, PA Barnes Sesquicentennial Committee 1978 N/A Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Booklet on the 150th anniversary celebration of Barnes, Warren County, Pennsylvania. In addition to the schedule of events for the three day celebration, the majority of the booklet is comprised of articles on the history of the village and surrounding area as well as Sheffield Township. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 72 pages.Book Condition : Very Good; pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has light creasing at the corners. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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5 The Majestic Delaware; the Nation's foremost Historic River Brandt, Francis Burke
Union City NJ William H. Wise 1981 Hardcover Very Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"The story of the Delaware is told in brief accounts of dramatic episodes, events, and achievements." Discusses shipbuilding also. 150+ b&w photos, maps, and illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; light age toning to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; chipping at edges; light discoloration; waviness/creasing (cup ring marks). 
Price: 12.50 USD
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6 Peck's Beach: A Pictorial History of Ocean City, New Jersey Cain, Tim
Harvey Cedars NJ Down the Shore 1988 0945582048 / 9780945582045 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1st printing 1988. Brief history of Ocean City New Jersey's transformation form a Christian Camp Meeting community to a beach and boardwalk destination for vacationers. B&w photos and illustrations throughout. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 The Battle of New Orleans Dufour, Charles L.
Friends of the Cabildo 1965 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a catalog, with introduction, for a 1965 exhibit about the Battle of New Orleans held at the Louisiana State Museum headquartered at the Cabildo in New Orleans. Contains one b&w cover illustration and one map. The booklet details the 113 (groupings of) items for the exhibition. Book Condition : Good; text unmarked; yellowing around edges of front cover; similar yellowing and staining to rear cover; corner curling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Congress, the Pennsylvania Dutch Representatives, 1774-1974 Eshlemann, Edwin D. and Robert S. Walker
Lancaster PA Concorde Publishing 1975 0915976005 / 9780915976003 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by author on front free end paper: "To Al Alspach with continued appreciation - Ed Eshlemann, M.C.-16th - Pa." Co-authored by then-Congressman Ed Eshleman and his successor Bob Walker, this discusses all the (Republican) Congressmen who have served the conservative Lancaster Pennsylvania area for two centuries including the most famous - Thaddeus Stevens and future President James Buchanan. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; slight discoloration to spine; small piece missing at top front interior flap; light shelf wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Maryland Bicentennial Jewish Book Glushakow, A.D.
Baltimore MD Jewish Voice Publishing 1975 Soft cover Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Fair, ex-library. Oversized softcover survey history of Judaism in Maryland contains over 100 b&w phtotos. Book Condition: Fair, Ex-Library; title page and table of contents separated from book but inlaid; tearing near pp. 98; no text marks; catalog labels to spine and rear cover; rubber stamp to top text block; wear to cover edges and corners; pocket on rear free end paper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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I Didn't Know That!: An Exhibition of First Happenings in Maryland, Heyl, Edgar G.
10 I Didn't Know That!: An Exhibition of First Happenings in Maryland Heyl, Edgar G.
Baltimore MD Maryland Historical Society 1973 1st Edition Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on title page : "For Bill Keller, from his friend, Ed Heyl, 6 January 1982". Exhibit catalog, Maryland Historical Society from 09/24 - 12/02/1973. 176 first happenings, in a wide range of activities, in Maryland during the period 1634 to 1973. B&w photos, 61 pp. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; light corner tip bends; light spotting to cover; tiny tear to top of spine and to front bottom edge with a bit of creasing. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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11 Bygone Baltimore: A historical portrait Jacques Kelly
Norfolk VA The Donning Company 1982 0898651344 / 9780898651348 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on label on half title page. Oversize softcover. Photo history with complementary text. Photos selected "to show typical, old Baltimore scenes and events". Subjects include Churches, Easter Parades, row homes, market days, much more. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; curling to cover corners causing page tip creasing to first few pages; crease to bottom left rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Along the Octorara (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) James Henry
Dover NH Arcadia Publishing 1999 0752405756 / 9780752405759 Soft cover Good 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 the Octorara Valley in Southeastern Pennsylvania straddling Chester and Lancaster counties. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; creasing and rubbing to covers. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Early Days in Abilene Kansas (Where It All Started), Jameson, Henry B.
13 Early Days in Abilene Kansas (Where It All Started) Jameson, Henry B.
Abilene, KS Reflector-Chronicle Publishing Corporation Edition Unstated Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
A compilation from a series of articles published in the 1983 in the Abilene Reflector-Chronicle. The articles are based on data taken from the diaries of J. B. Edwards, a pioneer merchant who lived in the area during the famous Chisholm Trail cattle boom and bust days. Edwards lived to be 106 and was the last man alive who know Wild Bill Hickok personally, and didn't mince any words in confirming he was a disappointment as City Marshal. Size: 8vo up to 9" tall . 56 pages. Book Condition : Good+; pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has some shelf wear and a little light pink staining to lower right rear. 0 
Price: 16.00 USD
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14 History of Centre and Clinton Counties, Pennsylvania (A Heritage Classic) John Blair Linn
Heritage Books 2002 0788420399 / 9780788420399 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Two Volume Set, 2002 Softcover facsimile reprints w/ b& w illustrations of 1883 work. Includes fold out maps and biographical indices. Chronological histories of 2 PA counties w/ biographical sketches, portraits, and sections on judicial, military (Revolution, Whiskey Rebellion, War of 1812, Civil War), medical, educational, and religious organizations. Additionally, pioneers, Native Americans, geography, and more. Book Conditions : Good; no text marks; a few small stains to text block; mild diagonal crease to top left rear cover of Vol. 2; cover corner curling; a few page tip creases. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 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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16 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 : Near Fine; no text marks; light cover corner wear; small crease to half title page; white label at bottom left rear. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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17 Just South of Gettysburg: Carroll County Maryland in the Civil War Klein, Frederic Shriver
Westminster MD The Newman Press / Historical Society of Carroll County, Maryland 1963 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
3rd printing 1984. Subtitled : Personal Accounts and Descriptions of a Maryland Border County, 1861-1865. 19 b&w photos,2 maps, plus inlaid 14 1/4" x 21" fold out map at rear of The Gettysburg Campaign and troop movements in Carroll County. Anthology of personal accounts, letters, and newspaper articles, describing cavalry engagements, troop movements, and life on the home front, e.g. Westminster, The Pipe Creek Line, and more. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks, gift inscription on front free end paper; light staining to top text block; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; creasing and tearing along edges; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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18 Cragsmoor, an historical sketch Margaret Hakam
Cragsmoor NY Cragsmoor Free Library 1983 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
23 b&w Photos and illustrations complement this survey history of the small rural village of Cragsmoor in Ulster County, New York. 40 pp. with end paper maps. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; Library of Congress surplus stamp on cover and title page; staining to cover and around side staples; light cover corner wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Robert E. Lee and the 35th Star McKinney, Tim
Charleston WV Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. 1993 0929521757 / 9780929521756 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Printing. Studies the military campaigns in West Virginia before its admission to the Union during the Civil War. Emphasizes the difficulty and importance of the military maneuvering there and its importance at the beginning of the conflict. 21 maps. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; slight cover corner curling; light rubbing to covers; original price sticker on bottom right rear cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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20 Vermont Under Four Flags : A History of the Green Mountain State 1635-1975 Merrill, Perry H.
Montpelier VT Privately Published 1975 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on front free end paper : "To Eva, Perry H. merrill, Sept 7, 1975." Includes inlaid newspaper book review. While the first chapters are devoted to the early history of Vermont, including its time as a Dutch colony, the remainder of this state history, written by the former commissioner of forests and parks, is organized by subject matter rather than chronology. Sections include : Immigration and Emigration, Natural Resources, Arts and Sciences, and much more. Book Condition: Good; no text markings; light age toning to free end papers; light spotting to text block; discoloration to rear of front free end paper due to newspaper article. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; chipping/tearing along edges, corners, and spine ends including tape repair; rubbing/light staining. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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