Hancock County, Illinois: Board of Supervisors of Hancock County, Illinois, 1968. Very handsome and hefty book which contained at back many newspaper articles and eohemera items from the area and a ribbon banner from same, all of which I have sequestered in a plastic bag to accompany the book. Fortunately, there is no foxing or toning to back endpapers because of it.. Book covers the county's history from 1818 to 1968 replete with black and white photographs printed on coated paper. Book is quite large at 9"x11-1/2" and has 670 pages. Only faults are a few spots of fading to the green cloth, tiny creases to front two corners and a 1968 Chrismas inscription at front free endpaper with no name. Overall very good. NO index booklet.. Sesquicentennial Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1991. Three volume set, all books clean and tightly bound with no spine crease, no names or writing, and pristine pages and page edges. Together they comprise all known churches and pastoral records of the period. They measure 5-1/2"x8-1/2" and have a collective 1282 pages.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
Akron, Ohio: Self-published, 1972. Very nice, clean book with no names or writing, no bumps to boards and very clean pages and page edges. This one was a labor of love undertaken by Esther Weygandt Powell to turn the work of Clara and Louise Mark in the early 1940's into a reference volume. The Mark sisters were degreed scholars, so this is no lightweight compilation of the writing on tombs. Those of course are helpful, but this goes further, offering uip much additional biographical material,.Book measures 9"x11-1/4" and has 448 pages. Some listings precede 1801.. Hard Cover. Fine/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Carrollton, Ohio: Carroll County Genealogical Society Crisp, as new book -- clean as a whistle inside and out. Oversized at 11"x14". Not seen too often and not dated in this binding. Atlas is a reprint of the 1874 original with the surveys conducted under the supervision of G. A. Eberhart. The oriignal publisher was H.H. Hardesty, Chicago. Book contains maps, beautiful drawings from the original, and genealogical information.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1977. An enormous volume in very clean, attractive condition with no names or writing, no bumps to boards, and tightly bound. It measures 9-1/2"x12-1/2" and has a whopping 782 pages, plus a 153 page index. Illustrated throughout with scenic sites, plus portraits of important Chester County leaders. Published in facsimile from the original 1881 edition published in Philadelphoia by Louis J. Everts. Extra postag required, as book weighs slightly over eight pounds.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
Mt. Vernon, Indiana: Windmill Publications, 1993. Crisp, as new book, a labor of love by the author who researched the family tree. Book is pristine -- bright and beautiful with no defect of note. It measures 8-1/2 "x 11" and has 521 pages including index. Illustrated throughout with facsimile documents and back and white photographs. Very much a self-published book, as most of these family histories are, but contains a treasure trove of information (see photo of contents page). Includes anecdotal material.Other family names beside Skinner include Gould, Peters, Fuller, Hooe, Allen, Gaston, Biddle, Hinds, Walters and Ellington. . Hard Cover. Like New/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Panama City, Florida: Hank & Grettis Basham, 2000. Crisp, as new book which is comprised of phoptographs and memories from graduates of Oak Hill and Collins High Schools in Oak Hill, West Virginia and surrounding towns. This is not what you would expect -- the stories provide both facst and impressions, not only of the schools, but also of the towns and their people and values. Wonderful genealogical resource for the area, Book is pristine and measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 478 pages, plus unused blank pages for notes. . Hard Cover. Fine/No DJ. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Ashland, Ohio: Ashland County Chapter of the Ohio Geneaological Society, 1986. This one can be hard to find, but here we have a nice clean example with an intact spiral comb binding. Pages are pristine and there are no names or writing. Measures 9"x11" and is number 48 of just 215 printed. Illustrated with maps and drawings and a minimal number of photographs. Many names included, making it a valuable geneaological reference tool. 152 pages plus index.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Marceline, Missouri: Walsworth Publishing, 1984. Crisp, clean book bound in dark brown leatherttte which shows only minor wear and retains bright gilt at face and spine. Originally published in 1901. Book measures a standard 6"x9" and has 430 pages, plus a second index of names which is not paginated, but extensive. Very helpful for genealogical research. Fairfield Genealogical Society info laid-in.. Facsimile Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No DJ, as Issued.
Belmont County: Self-published, 1977. This is a book not often seen. In 18 years this is the first one I've ever had. It's very clean and simply printed with a plastic spiral binding. the book emasures 9"x11-1/4" and has 235 pags. Many names in index for genealogical research, as well as maps and early document records for wills,deeds, naturalization, Rev War affadavits, Rev War soldiers, soldiers and widows pensions, courts of common pleas, marriages, tax rolls, Black and "Mulatoe" records and more. Other topics includeGeorge Gates, Revolutionary Soldier; Pioneer Cemeter in Martin's Ferry, Egypt Cemetery in Kirkwood Township; snd the Merrical, Miracle, Marikle family. 234 pages.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1976. Very nice clean book bound in sturdy blue buckram. No names or wrriting and pages prisitine. A massive book originally published in 1883, Illustrated throughout with many portraits and drawings of buildings. Book measures8-3/4"x11" and has 672 pages plus a 41 page index. excellent resource for local genealogy research.. Facsimile Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Knightstown, Indiana: The Bookmark, 1977. Very nice clean book bound in sturdy red buckram which is very clean and without bumps. No names or writing and pristine pages. Only fault is a light haze of foxing to top and side external edges. Contains "a complete history of Perry County: its townships, cities, villages, towns, schools, churches, industries statistics etc. : a history of its soldiers in the late war: portraits of early settlers and prominent men; miscellaneous matter; map of the county; biographies and histories of county families and index to both counties." NOTE: This book was originally published as part of The History of Fairfield and Perry Counties. Now it is Fairfield only, though the index covers Fairfield and Perry. Book measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2" and has 392 pages not including extensive index of 92 pages .. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued.
Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1977. Clean, attractive book with no names or wriiting.. No bumps to boards, vey clean pages. designed without dustkjacket. Originally published in 1894 by J.H. Beers, Chicago. Bound here in strudy buckram and measures 7"x10" with 515 pages and a 57 page index. Very good reference for Huron and Lorain genealogy. Illustrated with portraits. This is VOL&UME I ONLY. If you are looking for a specific name please inquire and I will look for you. The book is not designed alphabetically.. Reprint. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued.
Miami, Florida: Blue Book Publishing Company, 1938. Very nice clean book showing light wear along spine edge at front which does not impinge on integrity of binding. Pages are pristine with just a light biy of foxing to outer side page edges.. Flexible covers and 291 pages. Early ones such as this are to find, but can be helpful with family geneaology. Listings offer names, addresses both (permanent and vacation) , phone numbers, college backgroundm and membership in clubs. Book measures 5-1/4"x7-1/4" and has 291 pages.. Flexible Cover. Very Good/No DJ as Issued.
Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1973. Very clean, well cared foi book bound in sturdy buckram, a facsimile edition of the original from 1900. Former owner's name and address stamped on front free endpaper only fault, but we will provide a brand new bookplate to use, or not, at buyer's discretion. A genealogist's dream bpook -- contains lists of first land owner's, marriage records to 1841, will records to 1861, bural records of the early settlements, and numerous genealogies from the area. Book has 615 pages plus a 182 page index.. Reprint from 1900. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued.
Unknown: Self-published, 1981. This one is not often seen, but is here in reasonably good condition. Shows some wear, but not too much -- just a bit used. Bound with plastic spiral comb to lie flat. Measures 9"x10-1/2" and has each family name in its own chapter. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Chapters are as follows: "We Deans" by Glen C. Dean; The Washington Lineage; The History of Paulser Butcher; Ancestors of Mary Ann Margaret Teeter Butcher; The Ulm Lineage; The Gray Lineage; Riverside-- Life and Times in the Water Tower; The Johnson Lineage; The Grover-Grayson-Blakeman Family; Robert and Ruth Grover; The Goeller Family; and The Frantzen Family. . No Editon Stated. Soft Cover. Good-plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Armstrong County, PA: The Armstrong County Historical and Museum Society, 1980. Beautiful book confined to a small print run of only 650 copies of which this is #93. Book is clean inside and out with no names or writing. There is only one fault -- a small loss of paper to a single spot on front fee endpaper and two small spots on pastedown, also at front. (see photo). Book is beautiful made and beautifully ydesigned with quiality coated paper and a handsome size -- measures 9-1/2"x12-1/4". Illustrated with back and white photographs throughout and has 252 pages. Much history, but also helpful for genealogical research. Indexed.. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
Unknown: Ohio Universalist Convention, 1923. Very clean, tightly bound book with only very minor wear to exterior. Pages are likewise very clean. Only fault is a stamp on front free endpaper with a church name and address with a line drawn through it. The book measures 5-1/4"x7-1/2" and has 275 pages. Includes biographical infor,ation of all ministers from 1800 through 1923 -- helpful for genealogy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
Freeport, Illinois: Harvey L. Long, 1881. Very nice book -- clean as a whistle inside and out with no names or writing. Oversized at 9"x11"" with 33 pages plus unused pages for notes at back. Illustrated with black and white photos and maps throughout. Not often seen.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Tempe, Arizona: Self-published, 1993. Crisp, clean book with no defect of note, including no names or writing. Handsomely designed with paste-on art at face. Illustrated throughout with both black and white photographs and copies of documents. Book measures 8-3/4"x11-1/2" and has 336 pages of text and index, plus several usused pages for notes. In addition to the McConnell name are related histories for these family surnames:Andrews, Arnold, Bell, Cabell, Campbell, Christy, Ferguson, Freshwater, Groves, Manypenny, Miller, Morrow, Ramsey. Roudebush, Swickard, Warren and Wilson.. Hard Cover. Fine/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.