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Public Ledger Almanacs for the Years 1870 through 1877

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George W Childs: 1877

Seller ID: 14899

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; The first 8 issues of the Ledger Almanac bound handsomely in half-leather and marbled paper boards. Pictorial covers from the front and rear of each of the 1875 - 77 Almanacs are bound in as well as the front and rear of 1870, rear of 1871, front of 1872, rear of 73 and 74. Pictorial map of Fairmount park appears inside the rear cover of the 1870 issue. Spine in five compartments with four raised bands; title lettering gilt tooled in 2 compart... View more info

The Berlin Area, 1777 - 1977; [Somerset County] Which Includes: Berlin Borough; Brothersvalley Township; Allegheny Township; New Baltimore Borough; Northampton Township; Fairhope Township.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berlin, PA, The Berlin Area Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16195

Condition: Very Good+


Maps and historical photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 304 pages; Large format HC in brown cloth with title lettering brightly in silver to spine. Issued without dustjacket. Solid clean copy. Just a little shaken in the spine. Detailed letter regarding research into genealogical matters is laid in at front. Illustrated with maps and historical photographs; endpages reproduce pictorial maps from one of the late 19th century atlases. VG+ Uncommon title. ... Oversize... View more info

History of the County of Schuylkill, In Honor of the County's Centenary, July Second to Eighth, 1911

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pottsville PA, Dives, Pomeroy, Stewart: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16942

Condition: Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 104 pages; Bound in title lettered, maroon paper covered boards. Spine repaired with a strip of blue cloth tape. Boards rubbed and surface scarred. Contents complete, including a wide range of historical photos. Front and rear endpages weak at gutter/joint. Juvenile's pencil doodles and ownership marks fill the front and rear endpages. Text unmarked. The original edition, but one that may have spent some time used in a school class setting.... View more info

Fifty-fourth Annual Report of the Board of Directors Of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company to the Stockholders, Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1908

By: N/A

Price: $32.50

Publisher: 1908

Seller ID: 30631

Condition: Good+


Color map; fiancial tables; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 52 pages; Riginal annual report in oversize paperback format. Pale gree, title printed paper wraps over saddle stapled text block. Two page color map of routes on thin onion sking paper at front. Saddle staples a little rusty . Wraps toned at edges with mild furring at spine. Uncommon. G++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Centennial Cook Book; 1806-1906

By: "the Ladies Of The C. E. Society Of Christ Reformed Church"

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Beaver Springs, PA, Aurand Printing and Publishing House: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17537

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 72 pages; Slim paperback in title lettered, light blue card stock covers. A clean copy; no marks. Expected mild toning to cover stock and pages. Small spot of kitchen staining to front cover. Remains, though, very well preserved. Sharp corners and unrubbed edges. Numerous period ads. A scarce early Beaver Springs community cookery book. VG+ to NF View more info

Gap, PA; 250th Anniversary-1951

By: 250th Anniversary Committee

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Coatesville, PA, Star Printing Co: 1951

Seller ID: Alibris.0001986

Condition: Good+


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 100 pages; Original pictorial wraps; saddle stapled. Light toning to covers and mild edge/surface handling. Contents clean and neat. Numerous period ads and photos; includes written history of Gap. Uncommon View more info

A Checklist of Pennsylvania Newspapers Volume 1 Philadelphia County Prepared by The Pennsylvania Historical Survey Division of Community Service Programs Work Projects Administration

By: Administration, The Pennsylvania Historical Survey Division of Community Service Programs Work Proje

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harrisburg:, Pennsylvania Historical Commission: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15315

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 323 pages; Paperback in pale blue, title lettered card stock covers. Mild sunning to covers at spine. Expected light toning to page stock. Snug and neat. VG+ View more info

Oil Fields, Oil People : Re-Imaginings of the Great Stories of the Early Days of Pennsylvania Oil

By: Adomites, Paul

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Emlenton, PA, Adam Midas Press: 2012

Seller ID: 29878

ISBN: 1882974077

Condition: Very Good+


Photographs; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 165 pages; Square format trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Just light shelf/handling evidence to covers at edges. Feels and appears unread. Illustrated with period photographs. VG+ View more info

Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration Of The Borough Of Mohnton Pennsylvania; Mohnton Memorial Park, September 21, 1957

By: Althouse, George W. (Chairman) ; et. al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mohnton, PA, Borough of Mohnton: 1957

Seller ID: 29143

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 74 pages; Paperback in glossy title lettered covers and saddle stapled binding. Snugly bound copy has light shelf soiling to surfaces and mild shelf//handling wear to edges. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Solid unmarked copy. VG- to VG View more info

The Voter's Guide, a Digest of the Election Laws of Pennsylvania; A Complete Description of the Method of Holding all Elections in This State

By: Baker, Jesse. M

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pittsburg, PA, William G. Johnston Co: 1899

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 34126

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 84 pages; Trade sized paperback in pictorial wraps. Revised from the 1895 edition. Soundly bound and clean, but with furring and light fray to wraps at spine ends. Corners a bit rubbed with mild dogearing. Mild sunning to spine edge; prior ownership penciled to rear cover with a period newsclipping pasted in to the rear. G+ View more info

A Genealogical Record of the Balthasers, 1775-1975

By: Balthaser, James Adam

Price: $59.50

Publisher: York, PA, The Author: 1975

Seller ID: 13200

Condition: Very Good-


Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 273 pages; 1975 [self-published] James Adam Balthaser. Square format paperback in title lettered card stock covers. Saddle stapled binding. Sound clean copy; no marks. Spine slightly rolled and a thin section of pages toward the rear of the book are lightly bumped. Solid and clean. An uncommon Genealogy. VG- View more info

Lykens-Williams Valley: History - Directory and Pictorial Review. Embracing the Entire Lykens and Williams Valley, in the Effort to Preserve the Past and Perpetuate the Present.

By: Barrett, J. Allen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Telegraph Printing Co.: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31705

Condition: Very Good-


Photographs; pictorial ads; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 301 pages; Softcover in original textured wraps with titles in black to cover and spine unlettered, as issued. Contents soundly bound and clean with expected and usual mild toning to page stock. Cocers edge worn with some stress creasing to spine apnel and mild furring along spine edges. Prior owner has reinforced the joint of the card stock covers in the inside fold with severallengths of transparent tape. Profusely... View more info

The Reverend Thomas Barton / "An Old Atlas" ... [In] Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society, October 1, 1926: Vol. XXX, No. 8

By: Barton, Frederick Marx and William Frederic Worner

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Historical Society: 1926

Seller ID: 18440

Condition: Very Good


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original title lettered wraps. Wraps with expected light toning at edges. Vertical stress crease. VG View more info

Jacob Eichholtz, 1776-1842, Portrait Painter of Pennsylvania.

By: Beal, Rebecca J.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Historical Society of Pennsylvania: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13038

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 407 pages; 1969 Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Oversize HC/DJ. 1st edition. Solid clean copy; no marks. Crisp clean dust jacket just mildly sunned at spine and with a touch of rub at spine ends. A personal letter laid in at front relates to the book's prior owner owning Eichholtz's portrait of Lydia Smith. Attractive copy. NF/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Das Wahre Christenthum Eine Christliche Betrachtung Nach Den Lehren Der Heiligen Schrift

By: Beiler, David

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Johann Bar: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14773

Condition: Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 301 pages; Uncommon 1st edition of this well regarded American Amish theological work. Published posthumously by Johan Bar of Lancaster in 1888. Here bound with original sprinled calf boards but with detached boards held on with neatly applied black electrical tape. The boards themselves are sharp edged and clean. The text block is clean and neat with only mild general toning. No marks. A simple restoration/rebacking is all that is required... View more info

Pennsylvania Game News Treasury

By: Bell, Bob, Toni Williams & Betsy Maugans (Eds. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Game Commission: 1979

Seller ID: 34767

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs & drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 528 pages; Soundly bound copy in original dust jacket. Mild splay to boards at front edge; just a little shaken in the spine. Dust jacket colors fading with some moderate soiling to the front panel and a damp ripple with some surface loss. Sound decent reading copy - Good in Good only jacket View more info

The 1925 Novaneb [Yearbook]

By: Ben Avon High School

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, Ben Avon High School: 1925

Seller ID: 23626

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages; Oversize HC in embossed covers. Spine unlettered. Illustrated with B&W photographs, period business ads etc. Expected light handling and storage wear to covers. Numerous inscriptions to prior owner from classmates. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Pennsylvania's Big 33 Football Yearbook, July 1961 Program

By: Big 33

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hershey PA, 1961

Seller ID: 31331

Condition: Very Good


Photographs & ads; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 72 pages; 1961 Game program and yearbook for the annual PA Big 33 football game held at Hershey. Magazine format in glossy color illustrated wraps. Profusely illustrated with player featured ads for local and national businesses. Light handling and storage wear. Overall about VG View more info

Porches: an Introduction to the Citizens of Annville, Pennsylvania

By: Billings, Philip A

Price: $24.79

Publisher: [s.n.]: 1985

Seller ID: 0802K553656

Condition: Very Good


Pencil Portraits; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 89 pages; 1985 (self-published) large format pbck in glossy illstd covers. Spine unlettered, as issued. Solid, clean and neat. Mild chip lower quarter rear cover. Mild toning to covers. VG View more info

Laws Of The Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, From The Fourteenth Day Of October, One Thousand Seven Hundres, To The Sixth Day Of April, One Thousand Eight Hundred. Volume Iii.

By: Bioren, J and M. Carey (Publishers)

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, John Bioren and Matthew Carey: 1803

Seller ID: 28726

Condition: Fair


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Vol III only. Text block sound and complete; leather binding missing the lower boards; upper board attached only tenuoulsy. Calf board and spine rubbed at edges; red morocco label to cover tooled in gilt " Corporation of the Borough of Lancaster" - denoting the significance of this single volume to a period owner. Text block with spotting and light toning usually seen. Light damp line visible across the front edge and in the upper corne... View more info