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An Apology for the True Christian Divinity, Being an Explanation and Vindication of the Principles and Doctrines of the People Called Quakers

By: Barclay, Robert

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Providence, RI, Knowles and Vose: 1840

Seller ID: 19934

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 587 pages; Bound in full leather, but with both boards detached. Leather at spine browned and chipping. Front endpage toned and brittle along the edges. 2nd free endpage very handsomely adorned withy a large, geometric manuscript bookplate, of Abraham Keyser at Germantown, dated 1846. First several free endpages loose. Text block sound - with light to moderate foxing. Candidate for rebacking; notable for the fine handrendered bookplate. G+ View more info

The Life Journey of a Quaker Artist Pendle Hill Pamphlet #232

By: Blom, Dorothea Johnson

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Wallingford, PA, Pendle Hill Publications: 1980

Seller ID: 35489

ISBN: 0875742327

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Slim paperback in original pictorial wraps with saddle stapled binding. Superficial shelf wear to edges; one page mid-book has a bracket line in the margin. Milf foxing front edge. VG- View more info

Growing Up Plain Among Conservative Wilburite Quakers; The Journey of a Public Friend

By: Cooper, Wilmer A.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Richmond, IN, Friends United Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21777

ISBN: 0944350445

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs and Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. 1st edition. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. One page corner folded to mark place. Mild shelf/handling evidence to edges. Illustrated with B&W photographs and a couple maps. VG+ View more info

The Principles of the Religious Society of Friends and Some of its Testimonies

By: Cornell, John J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Isaac Walker & Co.: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25105

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photograph; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 45 pages; Slim HC. 1st edition is tight and solid in green cloth with title-lettering in gilt to front cover; spine unlettered. Light shelf rub and soiling to rear cover. B/W photographic frontispiece. Prior owner name penned neatly to front endpaper. No marks. VG+ View more info

History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, With Biographical Sketches of Many of its Pioneers and Prominent Men

By: Ellis, Franklin and Samuel Evans

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Everts & Peck: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35645

Condition: Very Good-


Maps; engravings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1101 pages; Massive 4to HC in original cloth boards, professionally rebacked with original leather spine laid onto fresh morocco leather. 1st edition. Contents bright and neat; all folding maps, lithographed views and engraved portraits present and in very attractive condition. Some tissue guards chipped or missing but on balance this a very handsome and well preserved copy, one of the best we have seen. Ships with expanded ... View more info

An Authentic Report of the Testimony in a Cause At Issue in the Court of Chancery Of the State of New Jersey, between Thomas L. Shotwell, Complainant, and Joseph Hendrickson and Stacy Decow, Defendants. Volume II.

By: Foster, Jeremiah J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. Harding, Printer: 1831

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35209

Condition: Good


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 504 pages; Vol II only (of 2). Soundly bound in original cloth backed, drab paper covered boards. Prior ownership of prominent Philadelphia Quaker and steel industrialist, Solomon Lukens, to the 2nd front endpage. Boards a bit edge rubbed and surface soiled. Contents foxed and toned. Good only thus; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated View more info

Old Meeting-Houses, with over 50 illustrations

By: Hayes, John Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Biddle Press: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34782

Condition: Good+


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 94 pages; Bound in original brown 1/4 cloth spine over beige paper covered boards. Cloth rubbed and slightly frayed at spine ends. Paper boards a bit toned with light shelf rubbing to corner tips. Illustrated with 50 photo images of Meeting Houses. Mild sctattered foxing to pages of the text. G+ to VG- View more info

Conversations on Religious Subjects, Between A Father and His Two Sons

By: Janney, S.M.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Friends' Book Association: 1860

Edition: Fourth Edition; reprint

Seller ID: 13155

Condition: Very Good+


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 216 pages; [Circa 1860] Friends' Book Association, Philadelphia. No date given aside from an 1860 copyright note. 4th edition. Original slate green cloth with ruling in blind to cover edges and titles lettered in gilt to cover. Spine unlettered as issued. Binding tight and contents neat. No marks. Just superficial shelf rub to boards. VG++ View more info

Quaker Religious Thought [Vols. I - XVII in 5 Books]

By: Keene, J. Calvin and T. Vail Palmer Jr. and Chris Downing and T. Canby Jones (Eds)

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Quaker Theological Discussion Group: 1976

Seller ID: 23365

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Five bound collections in uniform faux maroon leather with title lettering in silver. Seventeen years of the irregularly published journal, bound consecutively - volumes I - XVII [1 - 17] . Tight, bright and fresh. Original cover wraps bound in for each separate issue. Uniformly tight and fresh; about Fine. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Ninth Hour; A Pendle Hill Pamphlet

By: Kilpack, Gilbert Hawthorne and Fritz Eichenberg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wallingford, PA, Pendle Hill: 1951

Seller ID: 24426

Condition: Very Good+


1951 Pendle Hill Slim paperback in printed card stock covers; saddle stapled binding. Bright neat copy. Prior owner name penned neatly top edge of front cover. Text is fresh and unmarked. Headpiece illustrations from woodcuts by Eichenberg VG+; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 38 pages; Slim paperback in printed card stock covers; saddle stapled binding. Bright neat copy. Prior owner name penned neatly top edge of front cover. Text is fresh and unmarked. H... View more info

Worldly Goods The Arts of Early Pennsylvania, 1680-1758.

By: Lindsey, Jack L. Essays by Richard S. Dunn, Edward C. Carter II & Richard Saunders.

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1999

Seller ID: 13112

Condition: New


4to 11" - 13" tall; New copy in publisher's shrink wrap. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Eternal Cycles

By: Moody, Mabel Cortland

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, M & H Printing Company: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25101

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 30 pages; Paperback. Snug and neat in matte wraparound pictorial wraps. Light dust spotting to top edge of page block. Mild shelf wear to corners and trace toning to spine edges. Inscribed by author adjacent to title page. A scarce volume. VG+; Signed by Author View more info

The Works of the Long-mournful and Sorely-distressed Isaac Penington, Whom The Lord In His Tender Mercy, At Length Visited and Relieved by the Ministry of That Despised People, Called Quakers - in Two Parts - the Way of Life & Death Made Manifest, and Set before Men. [And] a Question to the Professors of Christianity

By: Penington, Isaac

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Benjamin Clark: 1681

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31882

Condition: Very Good-


v.001; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Large quarto; 1st edition. In Two Parts - the Way of Life & Death Made Manifest, and Set before Men. [And] a Question to the Professors of Christianity. Pp. [xlviii] 470, 496. Soundly bound in contemporary calf boards, rebacked spine with very sympathetic and professional attention and morocco label to spine. Calfover boards a little pocked and crazed to surfaces but very stable. Front and rear blanks missing. Contents complete and cle... View more info

A Memoir of Hannah A. Price, Late of Fallston, Maryland

By: Price, Hannah A.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Norristown, PA, Morgan Wills: 1889

Seller ID: Alibris.0002156

Condition: Good


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 157 pages; HC in original purple cloth; bevelled edges and titles in gilt to cover. Spine unlettered, as issued. Deaccessioned from the PA Folklife collection at F&M in Lancaster PA. Minimal library attachments. Call label spine; bookplate and card pocket. Text bright and neat; unmarked. Cloth chipped at spine ends with light rub corners. Shadows and adhesive residue in gutters of endpages from an older library reinforcement, no longer ... View more info

Plymouth Meeting; Its Establishment and the Settlement of the Township

By: Roberts, Ellwood

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Norristown, PA, Roberts Publishing Co: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35909

Condition: Fair


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; Ex-library copy. Internal binding broken inside front and rear endpages. Expected attachments and library ownership indications. Text clean and neat. As is with faults. Reading copy - Fair only View more info

A Quaker Post-Bag; Letters to Sir John Rodes of Barlbrough Hall.

By: Rodes, Sir John, Locker-Lampson, Ed.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, New York, Longmans, Green, 1910.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: shio0501

Condition: Good


BW Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages; 1910 Longman's Green & Co HC 1st edition. Original linen covered boards. Binding sound but cloth weak and fraying over front spine edge. Uniform moderate toning to cloth. Contents complete and clean; no marks. Occasional mild toning. Reading copy. Good only View more info

On the Natural History of William Penn's Delaware Valley and Ours

By: School's Committee on Penn Memorials

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Christopher Sower for the Schools Committee On Penn Memorials: 1932

Seller ID: 32031

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages; Slim paperback in original title lettered covers. Prior owner name penned top edge of front cover. Covers shelf soiled with edge and syrface wear. Soundly bound and unmarked but with a light damp line along the front edge of the page block and moderate general handling/reading evidence to pages. Illustrated. Identified as Part II of the Committee's Report. Good only View more info

The Works of That Eminent Minister of the Gospel, Job Scott [In 2 Volumes, Complete]

By: Scott, Job

Price: $89.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, John Comly: 1831

Seller ID: 22621

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 2 volumes. Full marbled calf bindings are sound with complete clean contents. Spine of volume I has worn and dry leather with surfce cracking and indistinct tooling to the morocco spine label. Vol II in a more fresh and attractive condition with light rub to leather at extremities. Expected light to moderate general toning to page stock. Complete. Good plus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shippi... View more info

The Story of Quakerism through Three Centuries

By: Vipont, Elfrida

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Bannisdale Press: 1962

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25909

Condition: Very Good-


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; 2nd edition, with illustrations from photographs added. Soundly bound in original cream colored cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. Inscribed and signed by Vilpont on the front endpage. Another owner's name in manuscrip to the top edge of the same page. Mild shelf soiling to front board. Solid and clean; illustrated with photographs on glossy stock plates. VG-; Signed by Author View more info

"Chuse thy cloaths by thine own eye" Quaker Clothing During William Penn's Residence At Pennsbury Manor, 1683-1701

By: Young, Paula B. and Eileen Dickerson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Morrisville, PA, Pennsbury Society: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29815

Condition: Very Good+


Facsimile engravings and Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 29 pages; Oversize paperback in pictorial, card stock covers. Saddle stapled binding. Bright fresh and neat; no marks. Trace shelf soiling to covers, but feels and appears unread. Illustrated from line drawings by John Tracy and with facsimiles of period engravings. VG++ View more info