Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publsiohign Co. Inc,., 1996. Book is very clean and bright with pristine red cloth binding and bright gilt on face and spine. Book is a library cull with very little evidence of its origin. There is one neat, small stamp which reads "Discard:" on the bottom of the text block, a plastic strip with numbers on the copyright page and a very light shadow at the back cover in the upper outer corner with no stickiness and no residue. There is also a nice book plate affixed to the back paste-down from another previous owner Book measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 837 pages. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ. Ex-Library (Uncirculated).
Ohio: Privately Published, 2003. This is a hard book to find, printed privately very likely for a small audience. It's bound in sturdy blue buckram with gilt printing to face board. Sadly, there is no photo of Lottie, but the truncated excerpts from day to day bring ther eader into Lottie's life and the life of others living in Champion, Ohio. Altogether there were seven journals hich spanned 45 years, beginning near her 32nd birthday.The first entry is this: "They all laugh at me.and want to know what journal for, and really I can hardly tell..But it seems to me lately that life is going to fast, events come and go and are soon forgotten. So just for m yown benefit (I wonder if it will) I am going to try writing down some of thet things that seem noteworthy to me. Book measures 9" x 11-1/4" and has 624 pages.. Unknown Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued.
Chamversburg, PA: Franklin County Chapter Daughers of the American Revolutiion , 1969. This is a sturdy, clean book with a few faults, but is overall quite good. Faults include lightness of the lower front corner (see close-up photo), and some names and the page numbers to find tghen written on front free endpaper (see phot) and two additonaal ones at the top of the dedication page. The rest of the text is clean and unmarked. Book measures 7-1/4" x 10-1/4 and has 332 clean pages. The names written by the rpevious owner are Beatty, Irwin, Hamilton, McKee, Murray, Paxton,Scott, Stambaugh, Thorn, Dugal Campbell, and Patrick Murray.. Presumed First. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
New York: The Social Register Association, 1967. These registers are very helpful in geneaological research. This one has been nicely kept with no writing, and very little wear. Entries for each family offer address, names, and phone numbers. But there is more in the back matter -- 1967 deaths and marriages, plus clubs and their officers. tTese include the Harvard Club, The Mass. Society of Mayflower Descendants, the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in Mass.and more. Book measures 5" x 7" and has 415 pages. P.S. I found John Kerry in it!. Vol. XXXII, No. 5. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ.
Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth Publications, 1966. Very handsome book with no names or writing and a tight binding. The dustjacket is missing, but the brick red cloth is sturdy and showing no wear, This is not entirely a history of the White Mountains, but rather that of the Crawford family and its place in Vermont and New Hampshire. Personal histories such as this are wonderful finds for people meeting their long-lost ancestors. This one is especially good because it is was taken from the Crawford manuscripts.There's also a photograph at frontis of Lucy Howe Crawford circa 1860. Book measures 5-1/4" x 7-3/4" and has 279 pages. An interesting read with many anecdotes.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/NO DUSTJACKET.
Unknown: Self-published, 1985. Very nice, clean book, simply made by the authors. There is a shadow from an old sticker at bottom right front corner and another one on the spine, but there are no stamps of any kind and no ownership labels. There is, however, some writing in the book which in this case is wonderful because the writer added info and made corrections. It's not on every page -- in fact, most are without. Book measures 8-1/2" x11" and is more than half an inch thick. Page eedges are prstine. Book is illustrated with facsimilies iof documents and also with photographs, all of which are copied. This is Part IV, an addendum.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall (oblong).
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.
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.