Kinney County, Texas: Kinney County Historical Society (Texs), 1977. Very nice clean book with no names or writing. Cover is very atrractive visually and also very unusual with a texured surface comprised of tiny dots. Measures 9" x 11-1/ 4". There are no names or writing and pages are tightly bound and clean. The only fault is a couple small freckles of foxing on front cover -- hardly visible. Book is illustrated lavishly throughout and endpapers are a double spread photograph depicting Ann Street in Bracketsville, Texas in 1906 (see photo). Book provides much Texas history centered around Fort Clark and Bracketsville. Also of note is the geneaology of numerous families from the area. Book itself has 159 pages, plus local advertising, a section on places, and one about rememberances past. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Shreve, Ohio: Self-published, 1985. This booklet is a biography/genealogy for anyone interested in the Mullet family of Berlin, Holmes County, Ohio. Benjamin Mullet and family came from Switzerland with Benjamin provided fares for 14 people to come along in 1833. He was a cheesemaker and settled in the tiny town of Trail, Ohio. The subject of this booklet is Emanuel Mullet who was been called the "country's most enlightened strip miner." He mined around 2500 acres of farmland and then restored it to production again often better than it was before. He began studying to join the Amish church, but wound up instead pledging his faith to the Conservative Mennonite Church. There is much information here which makes it a very nice find for the right person. The booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11: and has 72 pages printed on quality coated paper and including many back and white photographs. Booklet is SIGNED by author on May 11, 1987. It reads, "To ------,Today is my birthday, so consider this as a present in reverse. Hope you enjoy the tale of another entrepreneur! Ernie Infield." Booklet is clean and tightly bound. Copyright Renewal Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
U.S. A,: Ostrander Family Association, 1989. Very nice, clean book with no spine crease and no names or writing inside. Measures 8-1/2" x 10-3/4" and has 313 pages. There are no photographs and no anecdotal or historical prose. The goal here was to supply all vital records for each family member which meant they compiled this info from the records of 529 chuirhes and related sources.. Small drawings illsutrate throguhout.. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Ohio: The Harrison County Historcial Society, 1990. These giant volumes are the work of Lillie Porter whose hobby was to keep track of vital records. What started as a pasttime became a valuable resource for anyone searching genalogical info from Harrison County, Ohio. These books are not often seen. These are pristine inside and out with plastic comb bindings.They measure 9" x 11" and together have 852 pages. This is set #6 which begins Cronell Abdell, shoemaker to the final listing -- Raid Zeppelin.. Limited Edition. Soft Cover. Fine Condition.
New York: William M. Clemens, 1912. Nice clean, bound book which brings together all weekly issues from January 6 to October 28, 1912. The book measures 8" x 10-1/2" and has 344 pages. The title page has browned due to the brown endpaper which itself has some penciled notes.Overall though it is quite good. Example of .articles include: The Waarens in America; Pennsylvania Revolutionary Soldiers; Vital Records of Maine, United Statesof Harlem in 1790; Montgomery Family History; The Plantation of Branford, Connecticut; Graduares in Merdcine in columbia College, New York;Old Time bank Accounts; Pennsyl;vania Pensioners and more.. Hard Cover. Very Good Condition/No DJ. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Knoxville, Tennessee: Tennessee Valley Publishing, 1994. Crisp, beautiful book whcih appears to have never been read. It measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 401 pristine pages plus index. There are no photos, but some families are traced as far back as the ninth generation. The information is easy to find and easy to read.. Hard Cover. Fine Condition/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Baltimore, MD.,: Genealogical Publishing Company., 1988. Crisp, clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Dustjacket is likewise clean , has not been price-clipped ,and shows no tears or chips. Only fault is a as tiny bit of wear to upper front corner of jacket at\nd at top of jacket spine. Looks very handsome in brand new mylar cover. Text is divided into these sections on records: The Colonial Period;The Beginning of the Federal Passenger Arrival Records; Customs Passenger Lists.Immigration Passenger Lists and Canadian Border entries. Book measures 7" x 10" and has134 pages.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
Cincinnati, Ohio: The Ebbert & Richardson Company, 1911. Beautiful book with heavy cream colored paper cut with deckled pages to side edges. The boards, like the contents, are pristine and are nicely designed in grey and sage. The dustjacket is also crisp with no defect at all. I have placed it in a brand new mylar cover to keep it so. What's charming is the first-person voice the author uses to tallk to you about her family. She also has a tipped-in photo of herself at frontis and other pretty photographs nicely mounted throughout the text. Book measures1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 67 pages.. Presumed First. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1980. Crisp, with no names or writing -- blue green boards unbumped and gilt is bright to face and spine. . A total of 7,308 names of Irish immigrants who arrived in America from 1811-1817. Index of surnames at back. 158 pages. Book measures 6-1/4"x9-1/4". Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued.
New York City: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1998. This offering consists of six clean, bright magazines. They are sequential, but there are also gaps. I put these issues together because two articles are serialized and we have them all from start to finish. That would be Pieter Pieterse Lassen of Dutchess County and His Dependants and Robert Huestis of Westchester County. Other names include: Swaentje Jans and Her Five Husbands; Milborne Family; Abraham Alling, Blacksmith of Marblehead, Mass.; William Ennis; Sayers and Valentines of Orange County; Caroline Traina and John D'Anieri; Van Woggelums; John Wenders; Anneke Jans Bogardus; Le Roy Family; Gertrude Steinkopf; Boelen Family. Boele Roeloffsen and Naykin Arents; John Corby; Rall/Roll Family; Jan Mangelsen; Samuel Holly; and Van Slechtenhorst family. There's also Presbyterian Marriages at Jamaica Queens from 1775-1848; Children in the New York City Almshouse; Justice of the Peace Marriages in Morrisania 1867-1873 and more. Magazines measure 6"x9" and include these dates 1998 Jan., July; October; 1999, January,October; and 2000, April.. Multiple Issues 1998-2000. Soft Cover. Fine.
Ashland, Ohio: Ashland County Chapter Ohio Genealogical Society, 2011. This one's not often seen, but it's a gem for anyone interested in the area's history and/or genealogical information. The previous owner underlined some sentences and names and added notes in the margins here and there, but overall it's clean and tightly bound with some wear to both edges of spine strip at bottom. Contents include history, maps, census numbers, tax lists, cemetery inscriptions and more. Book measures 8-1/2" x10-3/4: with 280 pages. Illustrated with photos. We also have other Ashland County township histories.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Cleveland, Ohio: Privately Published., 1964. Crisp and clean as new with no defect of note. The dustjacket is a simple tan color with no embellishment. It will arrive in brand new mylar. Book measures 8" x 10" and has 85 pages, plus an index and a fold-out genealogy chart. Pages are of high quality coated paper, excellent for the photographs of which there are 33, all in black and white. Other related families are Bond, Sanderson Stratton, Norcross and Childs. The family came from England as colonists, John and Mary Coolidge.TWO copies available in like condition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
York, Pennsylvania: The York Printing Company, 1929. Pristine book, seemingly never read. Paper over boards clean as a whistle as is the title box affixed to front board. The burgundy cloth spine shows no wear and contents are pristine with no names or writing. Cream colored paper is substantial and accomdates photographs nicely. This branch of the Carroll family descends from the O'Carrolls of Ireland in the beginng and later from Carolls of County Cork, Ireland. The William Carroll of the title was a soldier in the American Revolution.Book measures 6" x 9-1.4" and has 95 pages plus index. not often seen. Hard Cover. Fine Condition/No DJ, as Issued.
Unigraphic Inc., 1974. Clean, sturdy book bound in blue buckram. Only fault is previous owner's stamp at front along with with his embossed initials and a blank bookplate affixed to front pastedown. (see photo) There's also a single stamp at the back of the book. Otherwise quite nice. Book was originally published in 1875 and was reprinted almost a century later. Book is illustrated with portraits throughout and has 667 pages of text, including a supplement and an additional 64 page index. Book measures 6-1./" x 9-3/4", slightly smaller than the average Unigraphic history. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued.
Elizabeth, Colorado: Keyline Publishers, 1979. Very nice, clean book with no names or writing and no spine crease. Very clean inside and out with just a small embossed circle with original owner's, a genealogist, name. Book measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 208 pages covering history, maps, social and economic influences, official records, libraries, societies and publications.. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Chillicothe, Ohio: Marie Taylor Clark, 1984. Very nice clean book with no names or writing and no spine crease. Measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 141 pages. Very hard to find. Book consists of records and information helpful for historians and genealogists. Included are the following: Virginia Military District Land Owners Prior to 1821; United States Military Land Owners Prior to 1821; Tax Lists for 1800, 1801, 1803 ans 1804 for southern Ohio; History of Ross County Boundary Lines 1798-1850 with map illustrations; History of the Virginia Military District; and VMD Survey Numbers and Owners' Names primarily in Ross County.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Chillicothe, Ohio: Ross County Genealogical Society, 1997. Very clean, nice booklet owned by a collector of Ohioana who bought it new -- and kept it that way! The booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11" with 72 pages, many of which are illustrated with historic photographs. There's a lot of history in these pages, but also there's an index at the back which could be helpful for genealogy -- many local names from the Ross County past. Not seen too often.. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Hollywood, Califorrnis: W.M. Hawley; Chappelear, Kei Kaneda, 1976. Beautifully cared for by previous owner. No defect of note -- pristine inside and out. Book is oversized at 9" x 11-1/2" and has 104 pages. Japanese Mon, the family crests, are not often discussed at such length as they arehere. Each is pictured with its stylized symbol chosen by a family as representative of who they are. The relationship between family and mon is both spiritual and deeply rooted in Japanese culture. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No DJ. Folio - over 12" - 15" Tall.
U.S.A.: Self-published, 2008. There are lots of books that pay homage to grandma who came from Italy or Ireland, or wherever, with a pocketful of recipes. But this book focuses on the Saska and Blachut families from Poland and the Crain family from Pennsyvania. It also follows the families forward. Not only are there recipes, but lots of family stories and photos of many people. The book is very clean and nice, but it has a couple peculiar lines of tiny dashes on the front cover. The boards are actually a dark blue, but I had to use the flash so you could see them. For the right person this one's a treasure. 463 pages and measures 7" x 10".. Presumed First. Hard Cover. Good-plus/No DJ.
Columbus, Ohio: Retraggio Italianp Publishings (RETITALPRESS), 2003. Very nice, clean, atractive book with a very pleasing graphic cover design. Book is tightly bound with no names or writing, no spine crease, and pristine pages and page edges. Book centers on Italian immigrants who are porud of their heritage and wish to preserve their oral history. So with that in mind individuals and families shared their stories and photographs in these pages. Book measures 7" x 10" and has 121 pages. (GEN.). First Printing. Soft Cover. Fine.