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1 Barretts Bottoms (Chairmakers) 
Kearneysville WV Barretts Bottoms 1985 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is a 1985 furniture catalog issued by Barretts Bottoms, a producer of hand crafted furniture. Their work is influenced by Shaker furniture designs and techniques. Items include : Shaker Chair, Ohio Valley Chair, pennsylvania Country Chair, Four Slat Chair, Arm Chair, Rocking Chair, Writing Arm Chair, and more. Design techniques are discussed. B&W illustrations. Price list insert. Book Condition ; Very Good; no internal markings; slight creasing near spine edge; price sticker remnant at bottom right rear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Proceeedings of the Lehigh County Historical Society (Number 35 1982) : The Diary of Judge Frank M. Trexler Baldridge, Edwin R. (editor)
Allentown PA Lehigh County Historical Society 1982 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1982 semi-annual of the Lehigh County Historical Society, Number 35. Other than Society business, the whole of this volume is a publication of the diary from the late 19th century of Judge Frank M. Trexler. Trexler served for 32 years as a judge and for 13 years as President of the Historical Society. Book Condition : Good+, Ex-School Library; rubber stamps and cataloging information inside front and rear covers and on title page; slight bump to spine ends, no markings to text; binding tight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Porches : An Introduction to the Citizens of Annville, Pennsylvania (Two Volume Set) Billings, Phil
Annville PA Privately Published 1985 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Massad, Dan 
This is a two volume set of poetry and illustrations celebrating the town of Annville Pennsylvania, home to Lebanon Valley College. The poems are inspired by conversations with local residents. Each volume is 9" wide x 10" long. Book Conditions : Good. Volume 1 has rubbing to covers and staining on the rear cover; creasing at top right front cover and title page; thumb print on text block; no text markings. Volume 2 has light wear to cover corners; some cover rubbing; no internal markings. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 It Happened in Paradise: An Historical Pageant Denlinger, Robert C. and Samuel S. Wenger
Paradise PA Privately Published 1963 Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Side-stapled softcover. Contains text and b&w photos of pageant the town put on in commemoration of Paradise Pennsylvania's 250th anniversary in 1962. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; slight curl to top right front cover; one or two smudges inside, otherwise unmarked. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Historic Newtown: A Booklet Prepared for the Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Edward R. Barnsley
Newtown PA Birnbaum-Jackson Company 1934 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
146 pp. w/27 b&w photos and illustrations. Presumed 1st Edition. Organized chronologically with biographical and historical sketches (including schools, churches, and other institutions). Book Condition : Good-, Ex-College Library; no text marks; inscription of front free end paper; light waviness to some pages; sunlight fading to spine; some soiling to covers; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; catalog label at bottom left front; pocket and slip inside rear cover. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Historic Summer Haunts From Newport to Portland F. Lauriston Bullard
Boston MA Little, Brown and Company 1912 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Louis G. Ruyl 
329 pp. w/ 32 b&w illustrations, decorative cover, and gilt top text block. Early 20th century history and guide to New England towns - Salem, Portsmouth, Plymouth, Lexington, Concord, Marblehead, and more. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; no text marks, bookplate inside front cover; wear to spine ends; catalog label on bottom spine; pocket and slip inside rear covers; mild scuffing to covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 200 Years of Maine Housing: A Guide for the House Watcher Frank A. Beard
Portland ME Maine Historical Preservation Committee 1981 3rd Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Side-stapled oblong softcover, 23 pp. 3rd Revised Edition. B&w photos throughout. Short survey of domestic architecture styles in Maine - Georgian, Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, mansard, Stick, Octagon, Queene Anne, Shingle, and Colonial Revival. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; ink mark at top right front cover; light toning near spine; light impress crease on rear cover. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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8 The Olde New England Trilogy. Tales of Old New England; Tales of the New England Coast; Tales of New England Past Frank Oppel
Secaucus NJ Castle Books 1985 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
3 vol. set in slipcase. Reprints of turn of the century historical articles, stories, and illustrations which appeared in New England magazines. Each contains 25 -31 short pieces. Book Conditions : Good to Near Fine; Tales of New England Past has a relaxed binding and early signs of separation due to a manufacturing flaw; all books are free of text marks and appear unread. Dust Jackets are Very Good with minimal shelf wear to edges. Slipcase has some scuffing outside and some staining inside (books do not). PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be requested due to weight of set. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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9 Arthur Burdett Frost, 1851-1928, artist and humorist: The exhibition January 11 through May 18, 1986 Gene E. Harris
Chadds Ford PA Brandywine River Museum 1986 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Catalog for 1986 exhibition of works by noted rural illustrator and humorist A.B. Frost at the Brandywine River Museum. 63 pp. featuring c. 30 mostly b&w plates selected from 83 exhibit objects (including c. 10 from Uncle Remus and Br'er Rabbit stories). Several additional photos and paintings of Frost. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light cover corner creasing; mild rubbing to covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Ocean City: A pictorial history George M Hurley
Virginia Beach VA Donning 1979 0915442981 / 9780915442980 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Oversize softcover. Survey history of Ocean City Maryland, 191 pp. with b&w and color photos throughout. Latter half of book is virtually all photos. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, interior clean; significant cover wear - creasing, scuffing, corner and edge wear. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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11 Over Here: Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, During Wartime Heckles, Marianne (project manager)
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Historical Society 2008 0974016268 / 9780974016269 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author (of four chapters) and Project Manager Marianne Heckles on Table of Contents page. Historical photo essay with supporting text documenting Lancaster Pennsylvania during wartime. Sections detail material drives; nursing; homecoming parades; Conscientious Objection and Alternative Service; historical reenactments; veterans groups and more. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; light rubbing to covers and cover corner curling. 9" x 10" oblong. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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12 Proceeedings of the Lehigh County Historical Society (Number 34 1980) Hellerich, Mahlon H. (editor)
Allentown PA Lehigh County Historical Society 1980 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1980 semi-annual of the Lehigh County Historical Society, Number 34. Includes 15 articles on various historical subjects in addition to Society business. Articles include : The Lehigh County Long Rifle; Upper Lehigh Pennsylvania German Folk Arts and Crafts; History of the Liberty Bell Shrine; several Church histories; and more. Book Condition : Good+, Ex-School Library; rubber stamps and cataloging information inside front and rear covers and on title page; very light scuffing to covers, small mark at bottom left rear cover corner; pencil marks to table of contents, no other markings to text; binding tight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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I Didn't Know That!: An Exhibition of First Happenings in Maryland, Heyl, Edgar G.
13 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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14 Proceeedings of the Lehigh County Historical Society (Number 31 1976) Hoffman, Donald B. (editor)
Allentown PA Lehigh County Historical Society 1976 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1976 Bicentennial semi-annual of the Lehigh County Historical Society, Number 31. Includes 13 articles on various historical subjects in addition to Society business. Several articles focus on the Revolutionary War including : " Allentown During the Revolution" and "The Revolutionary Generation in Lehigh County - An Evaluation". A brochure from The Stroud Mansion House, Home of Jacob Stroud "Founder of Stroudsburg" is inlaid. Book Condition : Good+, Ex-School Library; rubber stamps and cataloging information inside front and rear covers and on title page; very light scuffing to covers; no markings to text; binding tight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 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: 12.50 USD
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16 Burnt Tavern Road I. Yevish
Cape May Point NJ I Yevish Books 1992 0962633046 / 9780962633041 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Historic fiction set in the New Jersey Pine barrens in the 1830's. Portrait artist comes to the area and soon learns its secrets and falls in love. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; cover corner wear; light staining to covers; push pin indentation on front and back covers effecting several pages. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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17 Civil War Battlefields Then and Now (Then & Now Thunder Bay) Jr. James Campi
San Diego CA Thunder Bay Press 2002 1571458654 / 9781571458650 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Oblong hardcover, 144 pp. with b&w and color photos throughout. Organized with a b&w "then" vintage photo and a modern color "now photo on facing page. Highlights the emergence of photography during the Civil War. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; slight waviness to glossy pages. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; shelf wear along edges. 
Price: 8.80 USD
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18 Nancy Hartshorn at Chautaqua McPherson, M.E.
New York NY J.S. Ogilvie & Co. 1882 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Likely 1st Edition. Late 19th century fictional humor/satire of the Chautauqua movement written in a plain folksy dialect. Book Condition : Good-; early signs of binding separation, boards and pages all intact and together; light scuffing to covers; mild bumping to spine ends and cover corners; age toning to text block and inside covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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19 History of Frackville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Miller, Jonathan W.
Frackville PA Miner's Journal 1904 1st Edition Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Likely 1st or 2nd printing. Town history by Episcopal rector discusses coal industry, railroads, Churches, schools, etc. B&w photos. Book Condition : Fair; musty smell; spine starting to separate, all pages intact; significant chipping and scuffing to both covers and spine; former owner's name on front and inside both covers ; light foxing throughout, text unmarked; small tears at bottom right of first several pages. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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20 History of Woleberstown (Mt. Aetna, Berks County, Pennsylvania) Various
Mt. Aetna PA Privately Published 2010 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Community published book on the history of Mt. Aetna, Berks County PA. Details houses, Churches, and other institutions in Mt. Aetna PA. Includes family lists and school rolls. Color and b&w photos. Book Condition : Good+; price sticker adhesive remnant on front cover; a few small spots to text block; creasing and a few marks to free end papers. Glossy cover, No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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