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The Dutch and Quaker Colonies In America

The Dutch and Quaker Colonies In America

by John Fiske

This is Volume 1 (I haven't seen Volume 2 online yet). Fiske tells a delightful and informative series of stories and provides authoritative historical framework, for the development of New York. Volume 1 deals almost entirely with Dutch lore. Highly recommended for anyone with interest in New York.
The Autobiography Of a Pennsylvanian

The Autobiography Of a Pennsylvanian

by Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker

After the Fire

After the Fire

by Randy-Michael Testa

Hex

Hex

by Arthur H Lewis

Penn's Woods West

Penn's Woods West

by Edwin L Peterson

Pennsylvania Beautiful

Pennsylvania Beautiful

by Wallace Nutting

One Hundred Years

One Hundred Years

by Jerome B Gray

The Keystone In the Democratic Arch

The Keystone In the Democratic Arch

by Sanford W Higginbotham

Byways and Boulevards In and About Historic Philadelphia

Byways and Boulevards In and About Historic Philadelphia

by Francis Burke and Gummere, Henry Volkmar Brandt

It's an Old Pennsylvania Custom

It's an Old Pennsylvania Custom

by Edwin Valentine Mitchell

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Pennsylvania Folklife

by Dr Don Yoder

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Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage

by David J Rempel Smucker

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Pitchforks and Pitchpipes

by Esther Mae Longenecker Hiestand

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Pennsylvania German Folk Art

by John Joseph Stoudt

Pennsylvania History Books & Ephemera

REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT AND MANAGERS OF THE SCHUYLKILL NAVIGATION COMPANY  TO THE STOCKHOLDER JANUARY 6, 1840

REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT AND MANAGERS OF THE SCHUYLKILL NAVIGATION COMPANY TO THE STOCKHOLDER JANUARY 6, 1840

by Lippincott, Joshua (President)

Philadelphia: Joseph & William Kite. Very Good+. 1840. First Edition. Soft Cover. Original clean blue paper covers. Interior of pamphlet is tight, clean & intact. An ice freshet occured in the river Schuylkill The water rose 20 feet in a few hours Causing damage to the dams. Prior owners ink stamp. Canal, Pennsylvania; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pages .
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$40.00
FARM AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY OF CHESTER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA With a Complete  Road Map of the County

FARM AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY OF CHESTER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA With a Complete Road Map of the County

by Atkinson, Wilmer; editor

Philadelphia: Wilmer Atkinson Company. Good+. 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Lightly soiled paper covered boards with foxed cloth spine & rubbed edges. Interior of text is tight, clean and intact. (VG+) Large color folded map of Railroad Routes; Main Auto routes (23 1/2" x 25"). Illustrated with b/w photographs. The Farm Journal Illustrated. Interior is tight, clean & intact . Pennsylvania; Complete road map; 8vo; 368 pages .
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$40.00
Framed Document Signed

Framed Document Signed

by SNYDER, Simon (1759 - 1819)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1813. unbound. 1 page, 12.75 x 16 inches, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, April 26, 1813. This partly printed document grants a license for a House of Entertainment with permission to serve: "Rum, Brandy, Beer, Ale...and all other Spirituous Liquors...provided that the proprietor shall not at anytime...suffer drunkenness, unlawful gaming, or any other disorders..." Boldly signed "Simon Snyder" on the hinge of the embossed State seal. Archivally affixed to... Read more
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$450.00
ORDINANCE FOR THE REGULATION AND GOVERNMENT OF THE BOROUGH OF MILLHEIM  (1893)  Centre County, Pennsylvania

ORDINANCE FOR THE REGULATION AND GOVERNMENT OF THE BOROUGH OF MILLHEIM (1893) Centre County, Pennsylvania

by Borough Of Milheim

Millheim, Pa.: Journal Printing House. Good+. 1893. Softcover. Blue paper covers with black lettering. Tight & intact. Front cover with small damp stains. Cover edges with small chips. Two staples by spine. Regulation, Government; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 16 pages .
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$75.00
Messages From the Governors of Maryland and Pennsylvania, Transmitting the Reports of the Joint Commissioners, and of Lieut. Col. Graham, U.S. Topographical Engineers, In Relation to the Intersection of the Boundary Lines of the States of Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware, Being a Portion of Mason and Dixon's Line

Messages From the Governors of Maryland and Pennsylvania, Transmitting the Reports of the Joint Commissioners, and of Lieut. Col. Graham, U.S. Topographical Engineers, In Relation to the Intersection of the Boundary Lines of the States of Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware, Being a Portion of Mason and Dixon's Line

by J.D. Graham

Chicago: Steam Presses of F. Fulton & Co, 1862. Very Good. Chicago: Steam Presses of F. Fulton & Co., 1862. Second Edition. Octavo; 95pp. Fold-out map at back. Printed paper wraps. Covers lightly edgeworn with faint creases along edges and some smudging to front and back. Light foxing to a few pages, else pages unmarked. Binding is sound. [Chicago Ante-Fire Imprints 641.
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$50.00
Agreement of Sale between the American Baptist Publication Society and John Wanamaker

Agreement of Sale between the American Baptist Publication Society and John Wanamaker

by Wanamaker, John

1905. Good +. Signed 3-page typescript of a agreement of sale between the American Baptist Publication Society and John Wanamaker. The American Baptist Publication Society sold to John Wanamaker the Crozier Building at 1420 and 1422 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, for $900,000. The Crozier Building was designed by Frank Miles Day & Brother and was added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places in 1980. American merchant John Wanamaker (1838-1922) had made $1.5 million in profits and interest... Read more
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$103.00
THE LAFAYETTE MONTHLY, FEBRUARY 1871 Volume 1, Number 6

THE LAFAYETTE MONTHLY, FEBRUARY 1871 Volume 1, Number 6

by Various Contributors

Easton, PA: Senior Class of Lafayette College. Very Good. 1871. First Edition. Soft Cover. Orange paper covers. Black title on front with a pictorial rear cover. Text tight, clean & intact. Pages 185-299. 10 additional pages of ads. Covers have a vertical fold crease. A few bent over page corners. College monthly publication. Easton, Pennsylvania ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 44 pages .
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The Stranger in America: Containing Observations Made During a Long Residence in That Country, on the Genius, Manners and Customs of the People of the United States; with Biographical Particulars of Public Characters; Hints and Facts Relative...

The Stranger in America: Containing Observations Made During a Long Residence in That Country, on the Genius, Manners and Customs of the People of the United States; with Biographical Particulars of Public Characters; Hints and Facts Relative...

by JANSON, Charles William

London: Albion Press, for James Cundee. London. 1807. 4to., (10 4/8 x 8 inches). 6-page publisher's catalogue at end. Half-title, letter-press title-page. Additional engraved title-page with aquatint vignette, frontispiece (short marginal tears), plan of Philadelphia, tail-piece vignette, and 8 sepia-toned aquatint plates by M. Marigot (some browning, spotting and light marginal soiling). Contemporary tree calf gilt (rebacked preserving the original spine). Provenance: Contemporary ownership... Read more
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$1,200.00
THE PENNSYLVANIA-GERMAN SOCIETY. SKETCH OF ITS ORIGIN, WITH THE  PROCEEDINGS AND ADDRESSES AT ITS ORGANIZATION. LANCASTER, APRIL 15TH, 1891

THE PENNSYLVANIA-GERMAN SOCIETY. SKETCH OF ITS ORIGIN, WITH THE PROCEEDINGS AND ADDRESSES AT ITS ORGANIZATION. LANCASTER, APRIL 15TH, 1891

by Pennsylvania German Society

Lancaster, Pa.: The Society. Very Good+. 1891-1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean marbled boards with leather spines and protective leather front corners. Gilt lettering on spines. Soft cover booklets with most original covers bound into ten hardcover volumes, 1891 - 1900. Text's interiors are tight, clean & intact. Each booklet has a tissue protected frontispiece. Illustrations: engravings, drawings in one color, maps, photographs. Vol. 1. 94pp, published in 1891. Proceedings &... Read more
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$1,500.00
ALLEGHENY PASSAGE, AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF BLAIR COUNTY

ALLEGHENY PASSAGE, AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF BLAIR COUNTY

by Emerson, Robert L

Blair County Pa.: Windsor Publication. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. 0897811372 . Clean white cloth has silver title on spine. Pictorial endpaper and double title page. Pictorial research by Barbara Hoenstine. "Partners in Progress by Lou H. Murray. Text tight clean & intact. Profusely illustrated in B/W. Dynamic story about conquest. Pennsylvania ; B/W Photograph Illus.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 135 pages .
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$25.00
THE GEOLOGY OF MCKEAN COUNTY, AND ITS CONNECTION WITH THAT OF CAMERON, ELK  AND FOREST Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania: Report of Progress. R.

THE GEOLOGY OF MCKEAN COUNTY, AND ITS CONNECTION WITH THAT OF CAMERON, ELK AND FOREST Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania: Report of Progress. R.

by Ashburner, Chas A

Harrisburg: Board of Commissioners. Good+. 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean black cloth with lightly faded gilt title and scuffed . Spine slightly dull. Text's interior is tight, clean & intact. Map frontispiece. Illustrated by 6 b/w plates; charts, tables and fold out maps. Lacking the separate Atlas containing 8 sheets of maps and sections. Pennsylvania Geology; B/W Plates & Tables; 8vo; 371 pages .
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$40.00
PHOENIX VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, HOLLIDAYSBURG PA. One Hundredth  Anniversary 1871 - 1971

PHOENIX VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, HOLLIDAYSBURG PA. One Hundredth Anniversary 1871 - 1971

by Various Contributors

Pennsylvania: Borough of Hollidaysburg. Very Good. 1971. First Edition. Soft Cover. Clean golden soft covers have red title. B/W photograph illustrations. Booklet has a few margin ink marks. Text tight & intact. Pennsylvania; B/W Photograph Illus.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages .
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$24.50
1748-1898 HISTORY OF READING PENNSYLVANIA And the Anniversary Proceedings  of the Sequi-Centennial, June 5-12, 1898

1748-1898 HISTORY OF READING PENNSYLVANIA And the Anniversary Proceedings of the Sequi-Centennial, June 5-12, 1898

by Montgomery, Morton L. ; compiler

Reading, Pa.: Times Book Print. Very Good+. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. This is a first edition in the original clean green cloth with bright gilt lettering. Hinges and text tight, clean & intact. Numerous engraved ilustrations. A large fold out map mounted inside rear cover . Pennsylvania; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 298 pages .
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$60.00
THE GEOLOGY OF LYCOMING AND SULLIVAN COUNTIES 1. Field Notes of Andrew  Sherwood. 2. Coal Basins by Franklin Platt

THE GEOLOGY OF LYCOMING AND SULLIVAN COUNTIES 1. Field Notes of Andrew Sherwood. 2. Coal Basins by Franklin Platt

by Sherwood, Andrew & Platt, Franklin

Harrisburg: Board of Commissioners. Very Good+. 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania. Report of Progress. GG. Clean black cloth has gilt title on spine. Text's interior is tight, clean & intact. Front and rear Pockets contain a color map each: Little Pine Creek Coal Basin Sheet 2, GG; Lycoming County , GG. Map illustrated frontispiece. Section diagrams. Geology ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 268 pages .
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$130.00
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF  PENNSYLVANIA PART IV. CANAL, RAILROAD, NAVIGATION AND TELEGRAPH COMPANIES  FOR THE YEAR 1876

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA PART IV. CANAL, RAILROAD, NAVIGATION AND TELEGRAPH COMPANIES FOR THE YEAR 1876

by House Of Representative (Charles A. Miner )

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: B. F. Meyers, State Printer. Very Good. 1877. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean black cloth binding with gilt title on spine. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact. Lightly rubbed spine ends. Various table illustrations and a fold-out 18"x30" color map laid-in. Compiled from records of companies, Canals, Railroads, Navigation and Telegraph Companies; Various Table Illustrations; Thick Large 8vo; 930 pages .
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$100.00
HISTORY OF THE ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTIETH REGIMENT PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS,  SECOND REGIMENT, BUCKTAIL BRIGADE

HISTORY OF THE ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTIETH REGIMENT PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS, SECOND REGIMENT, BUCKTAIL BRIGADE

by Chamberlin, Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co.. Good+. 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth decorated with gilt. Pictorial frontispiece. Portrait illustrations. The front internal hinge has been re-glued with cover firmly attached. Exterior has some shelf wear amd rubbed spine ends. Interior of text is tight and clean. Civil War, Regiment History, Military ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 277 pages .
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$175.00
SIDE LIGHTS ON THE BENCH AND BAR OF CHESTER COUNTY

SIDE LIGHTS ON THE BENCH AND BAR OF CHESTER COUNTY

by MacElree, Wilmer W

West Chester, Pa.: American Sunday School Union. Very Good. 1918. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean brown buckram cloth with gilt title on spine. Deckle page edges with top edge gilt. Pictorial frontispiece, engraved portraits and facsimiles of signatures. Interior of text is tight, clean and intact. Prior owners ink stamp on fore-edge. Law ; Engraved portraits, facsimilies; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 435 pages .
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$35.00
Blacksmith, The  Artisan Within the Early Community

Blacksmith, The Artisan Within the Early Community

by Gunnion, Vernon S. (Ed.)

Harrisburg, PA: The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1976. First Edition; Various. Paperback. Paperback booklet with excellent photos. ; The Pennsylvania Farm Museum of Landis Valley, 1972-1973; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .
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$9.97
DIRECTORY OF THE BOROUGH OF WEST CHESTER FOR 1857

DIRECTORY OF THE BOROUGH OF WEST CHESTER FOR 1857

by Wood and James

West Chester, Pennsylvania: Wood & James. Very Good-. 1857. First Edition. Hardcover. Original 1/4 calf spine over tan paper-covered boards with black lettering. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact. Complete history of the Borough from the first settlement to the present time. All the inhabitants' occupations, businesses, statistics, a list of the streets, lanes and alleys, private schools, churches, and dwelling houses. Pages 113-160 contain illustrated ads. 1" stain on... Read more
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$325.00
THE STUDENT FRATERNITY MURDER

THE STUDENT FRATERNITY MURDER

by Propper, Milton

Cleveland: Ohio: World Publishing Company, 1943. 1st prtg, thus. Light soiling to cvrs, slight spine slant else very good in lightly rubbed dj, wear at head & foot, tear at foot, else bright, great cover. Detective Tommy Rankin title set at the University of Philadelphia. A long bare room with beamed ceiling and paneled walls; behind a candle-lighted altar a towering figure in black robe and hood; below, on the step of the dias, two blue-gowned attendants; before the altar, ten initiates in pure... Read more
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$33.60
THE LEBANON LOG OF 1935, THE ANNUAL PUBLICATION OF THE MOUNT LEBANON HIGH  SCHOOL PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA

THE LEBANON LOG OF 1935, THE ANNUAL PUBLICATION OF THE MOUNT LEBANON HIGH SCHOOL PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA

by Various Contributors

Pittsburg Pa.. Very Good+. 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean pebble vinyl binding with a embossed front cover. Text tight, clean & intact. Illustrated with B/W photographs. Inked signatures. Pennsylvania; B/w Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages .
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$30.00
THE OLD YORK ROAD AND ITS EARLY ASSOCIATION OF HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, 1670  -1870

THE OLD YORK ROAD AND ITS EARLY ASSOCIATION OF HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, 1670 -1870

by Mears, Anne De Beneville

Philadelphia: Harper & Brother. Very Good. 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. 1st edition bound in blue and tan cloth with brown title. Printed for the author by Harper Brother. Illustrated with photographs, drawings, portraits and a Philadelphia map. Page edges are slightly age toned. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact. Pennsylvania ; Photographs, Drawings; 8vo; 115 pages .
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$75.00
THE GEOLOGY OF LANCASTER COUNTY. WITH AN ATLAS Second Geological Survey of  Pennsylvania. Report of Progress in 1877. CCC.

THE GEOLOGY OF LANCASTER COUNTY. WITH AN ATLAS Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania. Report of Progress in 1877. CCC.

by Frazer, Persifor

Harrisburg: Board of Commissioners. Very Good+. 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. Two Volumes. Clean black cloth has gilt title on spine. Map illustrated frontispiece. Color & B/W plates. Atlas containing a colored Geological map of the County; Local map of the Gap Nickle Mine; Map and section of the East Bank of the Suaquehanna River; Other Geological Sections across the County; and two Geological Colored maps of York & Adams Counties. VG map folder with ties. Pennsylvania Geology ; Plates... Read more
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$140.00
County Atlas of Lebanon Pennsylvania: From Recent and Actual Surveys and Records Under the Superintendence of F. W. Beers

County Atlas of Lebanon Pennsylvania: From Recent and Actual Surveys and Records Under the Superintendence of F. W. Beers

by Beers, F. W

Philadelphia: F. A. Davis, 1875. Hardcover. Good. 81 p., 12 leaves of illustrations (1 folded), 1 double leaf of a map (folded): color maps (some double-page), plans; 41 cm. Black cloth with gilt-stamped cover title: Atlas of Lebanon County Penn. blind-stamped title on back cover. Stamp of former owner on both fixed endpapers: "Christian G. Behm, Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania." A heavy book; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by priority international. In Good... Read more
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$232.00
GROUND WATER-RESOURCES OF PENNSYLVANIA Topographic and Geologic Survey.  Bulletin W7

GROUND WATER-RESOURCES OF PENNSYLVANIA Topographic and Geologic Survey. Bulletin W7

by Lohman, Stanley W

Chicago: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Very Good+. 1941. First Edition. Soft Cover. Clean tan soft cover has black title on front. Text tight, clean & intact. Map and table illustrations, including a fold-out. A systematic investigation of the ground-water that began in 1925 and has continued to the present. Geology; Maps & Table Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages .
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$25.00