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1 Amish Mennonite Directory 2000 United States and Canada 
Millersburg OH Abana Books 2000 Soft cover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Purple wraps with gold titles on front cover & spine, 445 pp., a few maps. Organized by state and fellowship, then alphabetical by last name. Book Condition: Good+; slight waves in volume, some scuffing on back cover, whiteout over name atop title page; pages clean and bright. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Frontiers of Faithfulness: The Story of the Groffdale Mennonite Church A. Grace Wenger
Leola PA Groffdale Mennonite Church 1992 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardcover, 300 pp. w/ 1 map and b&w photos throughout. 275 year history of the foundation and growth of the Groffdale Mennonite Church in Leola, Pennsylvania, from the "Church in the Wilderness" in 18th century Pennsylvania, Christian Burkholder, early meetinghouses, through the late 20th century. Lancaster Mennonite Conference. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; gift inscription inside front cover; smudge at top left rear cover. Glossy covers, no dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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3 Persecutions and Pioneer Life of Our Ancestors Amos L. and Hannah King
Gordonville PA Gordonville Print Shop 2009 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Compilation of historical anecdotes and occasional poetry telling the story of Mennonite emigration from Europe due to religious persecution and their settlement in America (especially Pennsylvania). Includes the first Amish Church in America. Book Conditon : Fine, unmarked. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Reichard Collection of Early Pennsylvania German Dialogues and Plays, The Buffington, Alfred F. (editor)
Lancaster PA Pennsylvania German Society / Franklin and Marshall College 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
English and PA German. Anthology of plays transcribed in PA German with additional chapters on the Pennsylvania German Puppet Play and early dialogues compiled by Daniel Miller and others. Book Condition ; Near Fine; bump to bottom spine; two small spots inside front cover; no text marks. Dust Jacket is a plain onion skin wrapper with tearing and chipping along edges. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 Noah H. Mack , His life and times 1861-1948 Graybill, J. Paul; Ira D. landis; J. Paul Sauder
Lancaster PA Board of Bishops of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference 1951 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Undated, First Edition, published approx. 1951. Green cloth boards, xvi, 177 pp., approx. 20 unnumbered plates with historical photographs of people and places, churches, homes, etc. Condition: Good; ex-library with spine label and check-out pocket, a stamp or 2. Very clean, no markings, binding sounds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 A Pennsylvania German Reader and Grammar (Keystone Books) Haag, Earl C.
State College PA Pennsylvania State University Press 1990 0271003162 / 9780271003160 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1982 1st Edition. Selection of 13 readings each with translation on facing page and commentary on vocabulary and grammatical rules. Includes an overview of the language, pronunciation guide, index, and practice patterns. Book Condition : Near Fine ; no text marks; small stain at top left rear cover edge. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; small tears and chips along edges; a few small stains; wear at front left causing fading to two letters in title.. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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7 Anabaptists Four Centuries Later: A Profile of Five Mennonite and Brethren in Christ Denominations (Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society, v. 4) J. Howard Kauffman
Scottdale PA Herald Press 1975 0836111362 / 9780836111361 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Religious and sociological study of 5 Anabaptist denominations - Mennonite Brethren, General Conference Mennonite, Mennonite Church, Brethren in Christ Church, and Evangelical Mennonite Church. Also highlights the central role of missions in each. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; a few pencil marks in margins; bookplate inside front cover; catalog label on spine; slip, pocket, and label inside rear cover; a few spots to side text block. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8 Pennsylvania German Poetry, 1685-1830 John Joseph Stoudt
Allentown PA Pennsylvania German Folklore Society 1956 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
287 pp. w/several decorative illustrations. Text is in English, poetry is in PA German. After a lengthy introduction and history, poems from a wide variety of writers are presented. Authors include : Johann Kelpius, Johann Gottfried Seelig, Johann Michael Graff, Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, and more. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light toning (and removed label remnant) to spine; small cut at bottom left corner inside front cover; light toning to end papers; light soiling to covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 The Pennsylvania Dutch: An Introduction to Their Life and Culture John Joseph Stoudt
Allentown PA Schlechters 1950 Probable First Edition Soft cover Good Plus No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Side-stapled booklet, 32 pp. Discusses the origins of Pennsylvania German culture following immigration from the Palatines and other parts of Europe beginning in the 17th century. Special attention is paid to language. Book Condition : Good-; some underlining and notes to c. 6 pp.; crease at bottom right front cover; sticker at top right front cover; some soiling to covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 The Culture of the Plain People Klein, Dr. H.M.J.
York, Pennsylvania York Graphic Services, Inc. 1973 Special Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A human interest story of the people of South Central Pennsylvania, from a manuscript dated May 23rd, 1950, as written by Dr. H.M.J. Klein, teacher, civic leader and emeritus professor of history and Archeology at Franklin and Marshal College in Lancaster County, PA. Purple softcover with color illustration, includes purple envelope. 48 pp. Illustrated profusely with monotone and color images. Special limited edition of 3,000 copies printed at Christmastime 1973, from a 1950 manuscript for friends of the publisher. Condition: Near Fine, with light sunning at edges of cover. A beautiful copy. Envelope has some nicks along edges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Historical Problems with the Pennsylvania Germans (Community Historians Annual Number 8) Klein, Philip S.
Lancaster PA Schaff Library, Lancaster Theological Seminary 1969 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the 1969 Annual publication of the Lancaster County Community Historians. Klein argues that the time for more detailed study of Pennsylvania Germans has arrived. Previously, commentaries tended to be disparaging or dismissive of their cultural contributions, and/or failed to recognize the religious diversity among German immigrants. Multiple newspaper clippings inserted. Book Condition : Good; stain on back cover; light discoloration around spine; mild corner bending; no internal markings. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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12 The A B C (A-B-C) Books of the Pennsylvania Germans; The Pennsylvania German Society Volume VII (7): 1973 Klinefelter, William
Breinigsville PA The Pennsylvania German Society 1973 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
PA German Society publication containing three articles including The ABC Books used in the 18th and 19th centuries to teach the alphabet in schools and homes. Many fine examples are shown in illustration and photo, a checklist is also included. Book Condition : Very Good-; former owners name crossed out and price sticker adhesive on front free end paper, no text markings; a few small spots on bottom spine end; smudge at top right rear cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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13 Retracing Our Roots Kriebel, Martha B.
Collegeville, PA Institute on Pennsylvania Dutch Studies 1976 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
(Series: Pennsylvania Dutch Studies No. 8) Cream paper stapled wraps, black and white illustrated, 61 pp., illustrated with black and white drawings. Condition: Very good; very clean, no marks. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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14 Amish Beliefs, Customs & Discipline Lestz, Gerald
Lancaster PA John Bauer's Sons 1973 Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Survey introduction to Amish culture. Color pictorial wraps, 28 pp., black and white photo illustrations throughout. Includes information on the U. S. Supreme Court ruling on the Wisconsin school case, with a special comment section. Written by a local author and in consultation with Miss Sara E. Fisher and Joseph R. Beiler. Condition: Very Good, no text marks; price sticker adhesive remnant at top right front cover; very light creasing to cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Peaceful People: A Photographic Profile of the Amish, Martin, William L. (Edited By David E. Sill)
15 The Peaceful People: A Photographic Profile of the Amish Martin, William L. (Edited By David E. Sill)
Self-published By Author 1975 Limited First Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Limited First Edition photo essay on the Amish of Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Over 30 b&w photos are combined with Bible verses. Stapled softcover. 1975. Book Condition : Good; Clean and unmarked, no creases or tears. About half the pages have light rippling along the top foredge but there is no staining or smell. Cover has light rubbing and edge wear. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Pennsylvania German. A Collection of Pennsylvania German Productions in Poetry and Prose. Miller, Daniel (editor)
Reading PA Daniel Miller, Publisher 1903 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In PA German with English introduction. Anthology of 45 poems and 58 short prose pieces transcribed in PA German compiled by Daniel Miller. Book Condition: Good-; no text marks; occasional foxing; binding relaxed but intact, tear to bottom title page at spine; bumping to spine ends; soiling and wear to covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 AN INCREASE IN TIME Story Lines of Germantown Mennonite Church and its Historic Trust, 1683-2005 Richard J. Lichty
Elkhart IN AMBS Institute of Mennonite Studies 2015 0936273542 / 9780936273549 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Anabaptist church history that sheds light on times of conflict and change and how a contemporary urban church attempts to minister to its neighbors. Told by a recent minister, the decision to welcome LGBTQ members and subsequent challenges with larger governing bodies, receives particular attention. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light front edge curling. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Mennonite Family History Five-Year Index 1997-2001, Unstated
18 Mennonite Family History Five-Year Index 1997-2001 Unstated
Morgantown, PA Masthof Press 2002 Probable First Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Index to the 1997-2001 Mennonite Family History issues (volumes 12 -20). Lists authors of articles, prominent subjects, and every name mentioned in the articles. Size: 4to up to 12" tall. 91 pages. Stapled softcover. Book Condition : Very Good; pages are clean, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has light shelf wear to edges and corners. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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