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Image for The Pine Street Hotel:  A History of the Old Bucks County Jail, 1884-1985

The Pine Street Hotel: A History of the Old Bucks County Jail, 1884-1985

By: Anderson, Lois R.; James A. Michener (foreword)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: James A. Michener Art Museum: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30520

ISBN: 1879636034


Very Good+; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; SIGNED by author with personalized inscription. Minor wear on cover. Bright, clean, tight. Crisp pages. View more info

Image for Three Hundred Year of Quakerism At Birmingham 1690-1990

Three Hundred Year of Quakerism At Birmingham 1690-1990

By: Birmingham Friends

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Birmingham Friends: 1990

Seller ID: 26741


Near Fine; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 164 pages, bound in green cloth, gilt lettering. Illustrated. Crisp, tight book; cover slightly rubbed. Pristine interior. History of Quakers in Birmingham Meetinghouse, near West Chester Pennsylvania. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Mark Twain's Elmira 1870-1910

By: Cotton, Michelle L.; and Robert D. Jerome

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Chemung County Historical Society: 1985

Seller ID: 29315


Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 72 pages, in wraps. Illustrated with black & white photos, map. Crisp, tight, unmarked. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. View more info

Image for Friends' Central School  1845-1984

Friends' Central School 1845-1984

By: Farraday, Clayton L

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Friends' Central School: 1984

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28765


Near Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author on title page; then signed again with lengthy personalized inscription on front endpaper. 145 pages, bound in blue faux leather Light wear at head of spine. Tightly bound. Smudging at top of front endpaper above inscription. Else Fine with crisp interior. History of the Friends' Central School in Philadelphia.; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Sykesville Past & Present, A Walking Tour, New Edition

Sykesville Past & Present, A Walking Tour, New Edition

By: Greenberg, Linda F.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Brinkmann Publishing: 2012

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 31000

ISBN: 0967890543


Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pp. in pictorial wraps. Abundantly illustrated with black & white photos. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. View more info

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Recollections of Somerset County's Earliest Years

By: Husband, David; Ronald G. Bruner, compiler

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Somerset County Historical and Genealogical Society: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 30381


Very Good; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 147 pp. , bound in pictorial wraps. Bright, clean, tight book. hint of waviness on front cover. Light wear to corner tip. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. A compilation of articles published in the Somerset Standard newspaper beteen 1869-1894; written by David Husband, Florian Husband and some by noted historian W. H. Welfley. Articles detail the early history of Somerset County, PA, and its founding families, based upon the personal journal and private papers of Herman (Harmon) Husband. Retyped and republished by Ronald G. Bruner. View more info

Image for An Index to Persons in Lebanon County, from History of Dauphin and Lebanon Counties by William H. Egle 1883.

An Index to Persons in Lebanon County, from History of Dauphin and Lebanon Counties by William H. Egle 1883.

By: Johnson, Rhea Duryea (compiler)

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Lebanon County Historical Society: 1962

Seller ID: 29349


Very Good+; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 217 pages, bound in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering. This was a personal copy of author Rhe Duryea Johnson, with a gift notation to her from the Lebanon County Historical Society. Cover shows light rubbing on edges. Firmly bound, sound hinges. Pages clean and bright. View more info

Image for The Dutch, the Indians, and the Quest for Copper: Pahaquarry and the Old Mine Road

The Dutch, the Indians, and the Quest for Copper: Pahaquarry and the Old Mine Road

By: Kraft, Herbert C.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Seton Hall University Museum: 1996

Seller ID: 31110

ISBN: 0935137025


Fine; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 183 pp paperback. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. View more info

Image for Confederate Monuments at Gettysburg;  The Gettysburg Battle Monuments, Volume I

Confederate Monuments at Gettysburg; The Gettysburg Battle Monuments, Volume I

By: Martin, David G.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Longstreet House: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28623

ISBN: 0944413013


Very Good; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Numbered limited edition (no autograph), #368 of 1300. 297 pages, bound in red cloth. Large fold-out map of monument locations at back of book. Bright, clean cover, sharp corners. Fine but for hinges a bit stretched. Map pristine. No dust jacket, as issued by publisher. View more info

Image for The Watermen and Wild Ponies: A Chincoteague Waterman Remembers Life on Chincoteague and Assateague

The Watermen and Wild Ponies: A Chincoteague Waterman Remembers Life on Chincoteague and Assateague

By: Mears, Robert H.; with Lorna Gagneux

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Robert Mears: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31141


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author with inscription "God Bless". 116 pp. bound in pictorial wraps; illustrated with black & white photos. Very Good book with light wear on cover, faint corner crease. Bright, clean, tight. Scarce anecdotal history of life on Chincoteague Island Virginia. ; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Songs for Coffee and Conference [Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, NJ]

Songs for Coffee and Conference [Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, NJ]

By: n.a.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Lawrenceville School: 1953

Seller ID: 30788


Good+; Pamphlet; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Lawrenceville, NJ; 44 pp pamphlet, stapled binding, red printed wraps. Lyrics to 62 songs, popular with the all male student body (not coed until 1987) of this elite boarding school in Lawrenceville, NJ. No author or editor attributed. Reference to the Red and Black, "celebrate a Jersey morn", and the Esplanade help identify -- if there is any doubt-- that this is the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, NJ. Songs include Trimphant Lawrence, Our Color, Out on the Esplanade, She, The Biltmore, If You Meet a Chicken, Indian Song, The Moon... View more info

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Covered Bridges to Yesterdays

By: Pancoast, Hazel and Chalmers

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1959

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25632


Near Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author Chalmers Pancoast on the endpaper; also has author's address label affixed.95 pages, bound in red cloth with paste-on pictorial. Bright cover, tightly bound; mild rubbing at corner tips. Interior clean, endpapers toned. Vintage black & white photos of covered bridges, mostly in Ohio, some in Vermont. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

Image for The Running Brooks and Other Early Sketches of Newark

The Running Brooks and Other Early Sketches of Newark

By: Rankin, Edward S

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Unionist-Gazette: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26754


Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 103 pages, cloth backed cover with patterned paper-covered boards, paper title label. Several contextual maps of early Newark New Jersey. Light wear on edges of cover; clean, tightly bound. Interior bright, clean, unmarked. We also have a copy of Rankin's book Indian Trails and City Streets. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Indian Trails and City Streets

By: Rankin, Edward S

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Globe Press: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26766


Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 102 pages, cloth-backed with decorated paper-covered boards; paper title label. . Firmly bound, moderate wear at corner tips. Interior clean, slightly toned. We also have a copy of Rankin's book History of Streets of Newark New Jersey. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Crowning the Gravelly Hill: A History of the Roland Park Guilford Homeland District, Baltimore

By: Waesche, James F.

Price: $133.20

Publisher: Maclay & Assoc: 1988

Seller ID: 29672

ISBN: 0940776251


Near Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Bound in green cloth. Illustrated with black & white photos, maps. About Fine book, bright, clean, tight; hint of shelf rubbing on rear board. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. View more info