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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

Biographical Annals of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; Containing Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and Many of the Early Settlers

By: N/A

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Chicago, J. H. Beers & Co. ,: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18353

Condition: Very Good+


4to 11" - 13" tall; 1524 pages; Stout oversize 4to in publisher's pebbled brown cloth. Professionally and beautifully rebacked with grained morocco spine and corners. Title lettering brightly tooled in gilt to spine; original gilt titling to cover still bright. All page block edges gilt. Binding snug and contents very neat. Profusely illustrated with engravings and photographs of prominent Lancaster citizens. Cloth lightly rubbed along bottom edge of cover board... View more info

Annual Reports of the Selectmen and Other Town Officers of Newport, New Hampsihre; For the Years 1894 - 1909

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Newport, N. H., [Newport, N. H. : the Town] and Republican Champion Press: 1894

Seller ID: 19019

Condition: Fair


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Bound copies of the annual reports for the town of Newport, including subcomittees and commissions. Covering the years 1894 - 1909. Bound in 1/4 leather and pebbled cloth boards with gilt title lettering at spine. Internal joints damaged with boards and spine essentially losse over the text block. First 40 or so pages are loose or becoming disbound. Several other signatures mid-book are starting. Some dampstaining to the front edge of the first... View more info

Twelfth Annual Maryland House And Garden Pilgrimage; April 29, 1949 Through May 9, 1949

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Elmer O. Anderson,: 1949

Seller ID: 28309

Condition: Very Good+


Photographs, some color; ads; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages; Large format paperback in stapled glossy wraps. Substantial and well presented program on historic homes of Maryland, with numerous county and region maps, photographs, some in color and period ads for MD businesses. Superficial nick to covers at base of spine. A few pages with a brief pencil notation by a tour participant. 3 pages with front top corner creased. Solid and neat. VG+ 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

Official Program, Dedication of the Lancaster Munincipal Airport August 17 and 18, 1935

By: Airport Commission

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Intelligencer Printing: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16267

Condition: Very Good


Period photos and ads; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 36 pages; 1935 "Official Program" published by the Lancaster PA Airport Commission celebrating the opening of the new airfield. Rare local history and early aviation piece is in neat and attractive condition. Photo illustrated wraps with saddle stapled binding. Large format book is illustrated throughout with early aviation related photographs and period aviation related ads, including Hamilton Watch, "the W... View more info

Furniture Making by the Slaugh Family of Lancaster, Pennsylvania; [In The] Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society, Vol. 73 No. 1, 1969

By: Albert Fletcher Seitz

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Historical Society: 1969

Seller ID: 33076

Condition: Near Fine


Historical photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society: Vol 73, No. 1 Journal size softcover in printed stapled wraps. Bright and neat. No marks. Appears unread and unworn. VG++ View more info

Central Market; Cornerstone of the Lancaster Community

By: Aleci, Linda S. & Richard K. Kent (Photographs)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Lancaster PA, The Friends of Central Market: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35450

ISBN: 0615321135

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize oblong format paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, tight and fresh; feels and appears unread. Signed by author on the half-title page. NF; Signed by Author 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

A History of Medicine in Lancaster County; [The Lancaster City and County Medical Society, Vol. 52 No. 2]

By: Atlee, William A. and Herbert L. Tindall. et. al. (eds.)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, The Lancaster City and County Medical Society: 1976

Seller ID: 35878

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 119 pages; Paperback in matte pictorial covers. Spine unlettered, as issued. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. Trace toning to the spine with a bit of superficial soliong to covers. Illustrated with historical photographs. VG+ View more info

Lancaster Diary 1776; Excerpts from the Diaries, Day-Books, Journals, Newspapers and Court Records of the Daily Life of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in the Year 1776

By: Ayars III, Walter (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee: 1976

Seller ID: 24874

Condition: Near Fine


Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages; Oversize paperback is tight and solid in matte title-lettered covers. Spine unlettered. Signed by editor to title page. Just trace shelf wear to externals. Prior owner name label attached top edge of title page. Illustrated with B/W maps. VG+ to NF; Signed by Editor View more info

Lancaster Diary 1776; Excerpts from the Diaries, Day-Books, Journals, Newspapers and Court Records of the Daily Life of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in the Year 1776

By: Ayars III, Walter (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee: 1976

Seller ID: 34481

Condition: Near Fine


Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages; Oversize paperback is tight and solid in matte title-lettered covers. Spine unlettered. Just trace shelf wear to externals. Illustrated with B/W maps. About as new 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

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

Henry E. Leman, Riflemaker [in] Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society; Vol. XL - No. 3

By: Beck, Herbert H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancaster County Historical Society: 1936

Seller ID: 35877

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 15 pages; Paperback in original title lettered wraps with saddle stapled binding. Whole issue of the Journal devoted to Beck's study of Henry Leman. Just mild shelf evidence to covers. Illustrated with several b&w photographs. VG View more info

David Tanneberger, Organ Builder : [In] Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society, Vol XXX; No. 1

By: Beck, Paul E

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Lancaster County Historical Society: 1926

Seller ID: 32919

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; Slim paperback in original title lettered wraps with saddle stapled binding. Solid clean copy with a mild shelf bump to the crown of the spine. VG View more info

Lancaster County Prison History; 1729-1978

By: Becker, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Cee-Jay Jaycees: 1978

Seller ID: 25765

Condition: Very Good+


Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 23 pages; Paperback in illustrated, title lettered wraps with saddle stapled binding. Sound clean copy; prior owner's name and address penned to the rear cover; his occupation as Chief of Maintenance of the Lancaster Prison is noted. Mild toning to covers. Illustrated from drawings. A set of references included at rear for further research. Uncommon. VG++ View more info

Auntie Anne; My Story

By: Beiler, Anne & Freiman F. Stoltzfus

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Auntie Anne's Publications: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 24035

ISBN: 0972263802

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W and color Illustrations and Photos; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 42 pages; Tight, bright and fresh in original, crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Just a hint of wear to dust jacket externals. Illustrated with color and B/W photographs and color reproductions of Freiman Stoltzfus art work. Looks and appears unread; about as new. Inscribed on the front endpage by the author and signed by the illustrator. Laid in are several related newspaper... View more info