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.
Indianapolis, Indiana: Fred L. Horton and Company, 1876. Beautiful Bible in very good condition. A deeply carved cover and much gilt decoration makes both boards beautiful, as does the gilt designs on the spine. Outer page edges are gilded on the all three sides.The Bible includes "the apochrypha, a concordance and psalms to which is appended a comprehensive Bible dictionary, plus over one hundred thousand marginal references, a concise history of all religious denominations, and many engravings on steel and wood. Beautiful color plate at frontis. The Bible also has a section in the middle for recording genealogical material. This has been filled out and is connected to the two inscriptions at front. The first reads "C.E. Barnes Book by Her Father, Rev. Iannes McCombs December 25th, 1876." Tucked into this page is a pressed rose still instact. The second inscription comes much later and reads thus: "This Bible belongs to Mary Lore Schimpler given to her by her mother belonging to her great-grandmother, Catherine Barnes. Dec. 10, 1939. Barberton, Ohio." . Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued.
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.
Cleveland, Ohio: The William Feather Comoany, 1959. This is a high quality volume with a print run of just 250 copies. The book has been gently cared for and shows no names or writing. Includes written sketches of Amos Morris Collins and his wife Mary Lyman, William Lyman Collins, Morris Collins, Erastus Collins, Charles Collins, Maria Elizabeth Collins Strong and Mary Frances Collins. Also contains random notes and an index to same, exhibits, the coat of arms, source material, the genealogical record of the Collins family in England and the genealogical record of the Collins family in America 1638-1958. Allied families include Adams, Bradford, Buell-Griswold, Buell-Landon, Camp, Chitternden, Coit, Cook, Cornwell, Hall, Hayn, Holcomb, Huntington, Lathrop, Leete, Leffingwell, Loomis, Luman, Morris, Rowe, Shedon, Spalding, Terry, Tracy, Trowbridge, Vail, Warner and Wheeler. Illustrated with photographs and facsimile document. Book measures 7"x10" and has 297 pages. Only fault is a random mark on front cover nd a tiny crease to upper front corner. The family came to the Western Reserve of Ohio from New England.. Very Limited Edition . Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued.
Brecksville, Ohio: Self-published, 1983. This is a most interesting and very hard to find booklet self-published by the author, Dorcas Lavina Snow, who SIGNED her name on the last page next to her photograph and dated it 1983. Genealogy buffs will appreciate the many, many names from the area. There's also numerous historic photographs of both people and places, plus drawings. Some of the surnames include Makay, Dewey, Hunt, Rust, Rennebaum, Lube, Gynn, Klingman, Snow, Jaite, Singleton, King, Hepner, Lyons, Davidson, Vosatka, and many more. Booklet is clean and nice with just a flat crease to lower front corner. Measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" with 163 pages. . Presumed First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
Wadsworth, Ohio: Ohio Mullin-Kille Co. and News-Banner, 1946. Clean, tightly bound book which offers a picture of the town in 1946. The book is clean and tightly bound with just a bit of exterior wear and a page that browned due to a small page bound in. Measures just 6-1/2" x 9-1//4" and has 290 pages. Wonderful for genealogy, but also a nice Ohio collectible. There's several sections -- a business directory and phone number service and a telephone directory for private citizens.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued.
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.
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.
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.
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.