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image of A Guide to the History of Pennsylvania; Edited by Dennis B. Downey and Francis J. Bremer

A Guide to the History of Pennsylvania; Edited by Dennis B. Downey and Francis J. Bremer

by Downey, Dennis B.; Bremer, Francis J., editors

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780313250859
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$67.00

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Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1993. Hardcover. Fine. xii, 486 p.; 23 cm. Maroon cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. Part of the publisher's series Reference Guides to State History and Research. Contents: Indian Pennsylvania by Daniel K. Richter -- Early Settlement and Peacetime Politics, 1680-1750 by Marianne S. Wokeck -- Revolutionary Pennsylvania, 1760-1790 by Mary M. Schweitzer… Read more
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Let It Burn!": The Philadelphia Tragedy; Michael Boyette with Randi Boyette

by Boyette, Michael; Boyette, Randi

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine -
ISBN
9780809245437
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$26.00

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Chicago: Contemporary, 1989. Hardcover. Near Fine -/good +. xi, [7], 314 p., [16] p. of photographs: maps, plans, photographs; 24 cm. Black cloth spine with silver spine title; black paper over boards. Illustrated dust jacket. This is the account of "a handful of urban revolutionaries determined to provoke a response from a society they considered evil and doomed,… Read more
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image of The Constructive Genius of David Lloyd in Early Colonial Pennsylvania Legislation and Jurisprudence, 1686 to 1731: A Paper read by H. Frank Eshleman, Esq. of Lancaster at the Sixteenth Annual Convention [of the Pennsylvania Bar Association] Cape May, New Jersey June 30, 1910

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Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1910. Paperback. Good. 56 p.; 23 cm. Light green wrapper printed in black. David Lloyd (1656-1731) served as attorney general of colonial Pennsylvania, chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and Chester County commissioner, as well as on the Provincial Council and the Assembly, where he was speaker for 13 terms, among many other… Read more
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image of The Lansdowne Choristers Present H.M.S. Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan [program]

The Lansdowne Choristers Present H.M.S. Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan [program]

by Lansdowne Choristers

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Published
1934
Condition
Near Fine
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Lansdowne, Pa: Lansdowne Choristers, 1934. Pamphlet. Near Fine. [12] p.; 23 cm. Green cover; stapled. The program from a production of H.M.S. Pinafore by the Lansdowne Choristers under the direction of Katharine Yardley Thurber (d. 1954) for the benefit of the Lansdowne Fire Company in the Lansdowne High School on Nov. 1 and 2, 1934. They were accompanied… Read more
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image of Program from a production of The Doctor Has a Daughter by George Batson by the Senior Class of East Greenville High School

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East Greenville, PA: East Greenville High School, 1949. Pamphlet. Very Good -. [4] p.; 13 cm. Pink paper printed in black. The cast consisted of joan Bieler, June Engle, Mary Ann Graber, Betty Stahl, Richard Ziegler, Norma Edge, Henry Stauffer, Nancy Kurtz, Wallace Stauffer, Esther Freed, David Greulich, and Paul Wronowski. In Very Good- Condition: creased; front is… Read more
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image of Apollo Orchestra program -- Conductor J. W. F. Leman with soprano Bertha Hirshberg

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Philadelphia: Apollo Orchestra, 1918. Pamphlet. Fine. [4] p.; 13 cm. Folded card printed in black. Program for an open rehearsal on May 5, 1918, at "Broad Street Drawing Rooms," 715 N. Broad St., Philadelphia. "Invitation Rehearsal" -- on front cover. Conducted by J. W. F. Leman. Founded in 1870, the orchestra consisted of professional musicians, music students, and… Read more
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image of Program from a production of The Story of Kennett by Bayard Taylor presented at Longwood Gardens in 1933 with a ticket from the first performance

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Kennett Square, Pa: Longwood Gardens, 1933. Pamphlet. Very Good. [4] p.; 24 cm. The American Legion and Auxiliary of Kennett Square presented the play by John T. Hall based on Bayard Taylor's book at the Longwood Open Air Theatre at Longwood Gardens on June 22, 23, and 24, 1933. This was the first of several times the play… Read more
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image of 3 Documents relating to Two Roads laid out in Juniata County, Pa., in 1859 and One altered in 1882

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1859. Very Good. #1: The people appointed by the Juniata Co. Court of Quarter Sessions in Sept. 1858 to lay out a road in Delaware Township report on 11 Feb. 1859 that they have laid out a road from McAllisterville to John Landis' saw mill, then through lands of John Branthoffer to the public road that runs from… Read more
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image of Acknowledgement by Director C. Emerson Brown for Gift of Spiny Soft-Shelled Turtle to the Philadelphia Zoo by Howard Page Wood

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Philadelphia: Zoological Society of Philadelphia, 1935. Near Fine. 1 printed form filled in by hand. The Zoological Society of Philadelphia thanks Howard Page Wood for the gift of one spiny soft-shelled turtle. Signed by the director, C. Emerson Brown. Undated. Clarence Emerson Brown (1869-1949) was director of the Philadelphia Zoo from 1922 to 1935. Howard Page Wood (1923-2010)… Read more
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image of Stage Door by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber presented by The Players Club of Swarthmore under the direction of Samuel Evans, Jr. [program]

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Swarthmore, PA: The Players Club of Swarthmore, 1940. Pamphlet. Near Fine. 11, [1] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Stapled. Includes advertisements for local businesses. Formed in 1911, the Players Club of Swarthmore is still active. In Near Fine Condition: cover very lightly soiled; otherwise, clean and tight.
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image of Handwritten will of Thomas D. Wattson with pencilled notation by Wattson declaring it null and void

Handwritten will of Thomas D. Wattson with pencilled notation by Wattson declaring it null and void

by Wattson, Thomas D.

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Published
1888
Condition
Very Good
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$46.00

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1888. Very Good. 1 sheet of lined paper with the handwritten will of Thomas D. Wattson (1836-1897) dated 30 March 1888. He made bequests to his nephew Thomas W. McCandless and niece Loraine McCandless, leaving the remainder of his estate in trust for the benefit of his wife Lydia C. Wattson. After his wife's death, the estate was… Read more
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image of Apollo Orchestra program -- Conductor J. W. F. Leman [La Nuit et L'Amour by Augusta Holmes]

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Philadelphia: Apollo Orchestra, 1917. Pamphlet. Fine. [4] p.; 13 cm. Folded card printed in black. Program for an open rehearsal on Dec. 16, 1917, at "Broad Street Drawing Rooms," 715 N. Broad St., Philadelphia. "Invitation Rehearsal" -- on front cover. Conducted by J. W. F. Leman. Founded in 1870, the orchestra consisted of professional musicians, music students, and… Read more
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image of Diagram Showing Points of Interest in the City of Bethlehem, Pa.; Prepared by the Bureau of City Engineer Robert L. Fox

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Bethlehem, Pa: Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce, 1924. Map. Fine. 1 map (39 x 51 cm.), folded. Printed in red and black. Includes many points of interest, including Moravian sites, educational institutions, and Bethlehem Steel Co. The reverse side contains a smal map of eastern Pennsylvania showing Bethelhem's location. In Fine Condition: clean and bright.
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image of Deed for Sale by E. Albert Boyer, Sheriff of Northampton County, Pa., to the Society of the United Brethren for Propagating the Gospel Among the Heathen

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Bethlehem, Pa: Northampton County, Pa, 1937. Very Good. 2 leaves printed and filled in by hand with double-ruled borders in red. E. Albert Boyer, Sheriff of Northampton County, Pa., on 10 April 1937 sold for $1,905.87 two contiguous lots on Adams St. in Bethlehem, Pa. (identified as 467 Adams St. on the front), to the Society of the… Read more
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image of Program for Chimes of Normandy [Les Cloches de Corneville] by Robert Planquette

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Philadelphia: F. A. North & Co, 1888. Pamphlet. Good -. [4] p.; 22 cm. "Planquette's Charming Opera" was performed at Mercantile Hall with musical director J. G. Whiteman and stage manager Jos. C. Fox. No opera company is named; according to the Philadelphia Inquirer for May 15 and 17, 1888, this production was by "members of Philadelphia church… Read more
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image of Strawbridge_Clothier Chorus program -- 1927 Christmas

Strawbridge & Clothier Chorus program -- 1927 Christmas

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good -
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Philadelphia: Strawbridge & Clothier, 1927. Pamphlet. Very Good -. [4] p.: illustration; 22 cm. Front has color illustration and decorative border. Program for a concert presented by the Strawbridge & Clothier chorus on Dec. 23, 1927, with a full orchestra; directed by Herbet J. Tilly and accompanied by William Sylvano Thunder. Isaac H. Clothier, Jr., was the reader.… Read more
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image of The Lansdowne Choristers Present The Gondoliers by Gilbert and Sullivan [program]

The Lansdowne Choristers Present The Gondoliers by Gilbert and Sullivan [program]

by Lansdowne Choristers

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Published
1936
Condition
Good
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Lansdowne, Pa: Lansdowne Choristers, 1936. Pamphlet. Good. [8] p.; 23 cm. Green cover; stapled. The program from a production of The Gondoliers by the Lansdowne Choristers, musical direction by Katharine Yardley Thurber (d. 1954) and stage direction by Joseph P. Galton for the benefit of the Lansdowne Fire Company in the Lansdowne High School on Feb. 14 and… Read more
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image of Concert under the Direction of the Commissioners of Fairmount Park -- Hunting Park -- The Burness Band -- Owen J. W. Burness, Conductor

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Philadelphia, 1910. Fair. 1 leaflet (27 x 13 cm. Printed on one side only. Program for two performances by the Burness Band in Philadelphia's Hunting Park on Sept. 3, 1910. The band leader, Owen Jones Wister Burness (1855-1932), was a choir director and band leader in and around Philadelphia. The ten numbers listed for… Read more
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image of Casino Theatre Burlesque Review [Harry K. Morton and Zella Russell program]

Casino Theatre Burlesque Review [Harry K. Morton and Zella Russell program]

by de Merlier, Franz

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Published
1917
Condition
Good
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Philadelphia: Casino Theatre, 1917. Good. [8] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Cover illustration is by American artist Franz de Merlier (1878-1974). This is the program for the week beginning Aug. 27, 1917, for the Burlesque Review Model 1917 with Harry K. Morton and Zella Russell. The show included an Uncle Tom's Cabin Review, and Living Art… Read more
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image of Program from Victor Herbert's The Red Mill at the Shubert Theatre, Philadelphia

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Philadelphia: Shubert Theatre, 1947. Paperback. Very Good -. 13, [3] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Stapled. The Red Mill was directed by Billy Gilbert with book and lyrics by Henry Blossom and dances staged by Aida Broadbent. The cast included Jack Cassidy, Marthe Errolle, Hal Price, Dorothy Stone, Hope O'Brady, Frank Jacuet, Jack Whiting, Jack Albertson,… Read more
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