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.
Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1976. Very nice clean book, tightly bound and showing no names or writing. Only fault is a little light toning to margins of paper. A rather hard title to find consisting of newsletters issued during the decade of 1960-70 in Somserset County, Pennsylvania. Lengthy text on historical and genealogical material and many historical photographs (see photos). Book measures 8-3/4" x 11.. Presumed First. Hard Cover. Very Good/NO DUSTJACKET. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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.
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.