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1 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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2 Three Centuries Under Three Flags: The Story of Governors Island from 1637 A.C.M. Azoy
Governors Island NY Headquarters First Army 1951 Soft cover Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Survey history of Governors Island off the tip of Manhattan. The landing place of the first Dutch colonists in New Netherlands, the island would become fortified by the time of the American revolution and the War of 1812. It remained an Army training facility, then a Coast Guard installation, before become a park and National Monument. Book Condition : Good+, no text marks; light rubbing and one mark on covers; occasional toning at binding margins from binding adhesive. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 Independence Hall in American Memory Charlene Mires
Philadelphia PA University of Pennsylvania Press 2002 0812236653 / 9780812236651 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Chronicles the lost history of Independence Hall - cultural center, courtroom, natural science museum, and gathering place for public protests, and how its many uses have shaped meaning in the national memory. Book Condition : Fine; unmarked. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear along edges; small tear at bottom left rear (tape repaired); original price sticker at bottom right rear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 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, Ex-Seminary Library 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: 20.00 USD
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5 The Pennsylvania Rifle Dyke, Samuel E.
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee 1974 0915010054 / 9780915010059 Soft cover Very Good 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. 61 pp. w/25+ b&w photos, diagrams, and illustrations. Issued 1974 under the auspices of the Lancaster Bicentennial Committee. Book Condition : Very Good; binding tight; no text marks; rubbing to covers, corners, and spine ends. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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6 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: 10.00 USD
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7 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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8 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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9 With Sword And Lancet: The Life Of General Hugh Mercer Joseph M. Waterman
Whitefish MT Kessinger Publishing, LLC 2010 1163405698 / 9781163405697 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint of 1941 biography of Scottish-born doctor and soldier who emigrated to the colonies and became a brigadier general serving under George Washington. He was killed at the Battle of Princeton after refusing to surrender to British infantrymen. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; one small scratch and one small bump to front cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Whiskey Rebels: The Story of a Frontier Uprising Leland D. Baldwin
Pittsburgh PA University of Pittsburgh Press 1968 0822951517 / 9780822951513 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1968 Revised Edition. Softcover, 326 pp. Survey history of the Whiskey Rebellion and Hugh Henry Brackenridge, placed in the context of the economics and social psychology of the region following the Revolutionary War. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; crease to spine; edge wear; rubbing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11 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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12 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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13 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: 17.50 USD
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14 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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15 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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16 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: 25.00 USD
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17 The Philadelphia Campaign: Volume One: Brandywine and the Fall of Philadelphia (Volume 1) Thomas J. McGuire
Mechanicsburg PA Stackpole Books 2014 0811701786 / 9780811701785 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stated 1st Edition. 420+ pp. w/ 6 color plates and 8 b&w maps. Covers the philadelphia Campaign of 1777, the Battles of Brandywine and Paoli, and the eventual Congressional evacuation of Philadelphia. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; very light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; minimal shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 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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