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THE SCHOLAR IN POLITICS

by Olney, Richard.

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1896
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H. Altemus, Philadelphia:, 1896 pp. 38 +Plus frontis portrait. 12mo. 180mm. Original publisher's pictorial full pebbled cream cloth binding lettered and decorated in gilt. Cover designs of torches strung together with ribbon. Spine blank. Cover is slightly. Spine rubbed. Some Wear to base and head of spine. Corners worn. Contents clean. Hardbound. Very Good. Richard Olney (1835-1917) was an American… Read more
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Printed by C. Gleim, Harrisburg: -1820., 1819 Two volumes in one. pp. 302; 218. Old age stain. 8vo. Modern library buckram binding. Hardbound. Good. These 'Acts' cover a multitude of issues, but are often overlooked as historical source records. AMER LAW 1 Basement. Hardcover.
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Printed by J. Bioren, No. 88 Chestnut Street, for Mathew Carey, and Self, Philadelphia: -1806., 1803 Volumes I, III, IV, VI, VII, VIII (of 8). Last volume lacks title page, and there may be other minor text lacking in one volume or another. 8vo. 210 mm. Though some original bindings remain, this set had best be considered disbound. Text good.… Read more
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Printed and Published by John Bioren, No. 88 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia: ., 1810 Volumes II & III (of 4). 8vo. 210 mm. Later full roan bindings. Boards detached best be considered disbound. Text good. AMER LAW 1 Basement. Hardcover.
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JOURNAL OF THE SENATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. 1841.

by Pennsylvania. General Assembly.

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1841
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Elliott & McCurdy, Printers, Harrisburg: ., 1841 Two volumes. pp. 1043, xi, lvii; 422, 8 + Folding Charts of Accounts. 8vo. 210 mm. Leather backed marbled boards. Boards worn and mostly detached. Pages lightly browned. Bookplate of the Mechanics Library Association of Lancaster, PA. An important era in PA especially as regards Canals and Railroads. AMER LAW 1 Basement. Hardcover.… Read more
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James S. Wllace, Printer, Harrisburg: ., 1841 638 p. + Folding Charts. 8vo. 210 mm. Leather backed marbled boards binding very worn. Boards mostly detached. Pages lightly browned. Bookplate of the Mechanics Library Association of Lancaster, PA. An important era in American Internal Improvements - especially Canals. PA 42 Rt. Hardcover.
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(Pennsylvania State Library, Harrisburg: ?)., 1906 pp. 10 + 7 plates. 8vo. 240 mm. Unusual binding in red half-leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Leather title label on the front board. Binding moderately rubbed, but still attractive. Hardbound. Very Good. PA 15. Hardcover.
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Printed and Sold by Hall & Sellers, Philadelphia: ., 1775 pp. (xxi), 536; 22 [Appendix], (12) [Index], 3 [Addendum - from a Letter of Benjamin Franklin as an agent for PA in London (1766)]. The Addendum is frequently missing, but present here. Some age stains and foxing throughout. Folio. 350 mm. Disbound. Signatures tight. **At the top of the title… Read more
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Printed for R. Griffiths, London: ., 1759 pp. viii, [18], 444. 8vo. 210 mm. Preliminary pages stained, but very readable. Worn original full leather binding. Stamped ownerships of John Guy Eshleman (1877-1966) an important figure in Lancaster, PA. Hardbound. Very Good. Formerly attributed to Benjamin Franklin or his son William, this was probably mostly composed by Richard Jackson. Richard Jackson… Read more
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EXPENDITURES ON PUBLIC BUILDINGS. Report.

by United States. Congress. House Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings.

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1862
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(Government Printing Office, Washington, DC: )., 1862 133 p. 8vo. 225 mm. Disbound. Very Good. 37th Congress, 2d Session. House. Report. 137. Includes also: Report of the Commissioner of Public Buildings, 1854 (U.S. Office of Public Buildings)./ Submitted by Mr. Sargent. Laid on the table, and ordered printed July 10, 1862. A wonderful accounting of the: architecture; construction work; and… Read more
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THE PRINCIPLES OF MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. The 7th Edition, Corrected.

by Paley, William.

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Published
1788
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1st Edition
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Printed for Thomas Dobson, at the Stone-House, no. 41, South Second-Street, Philadelphia: ., 1788 pp. 499 [1]. 8vo. 200 mm. Autograph ownerships of Thomas Harris, Jr. Original full leather Philadelphia binding, with a nicely tooled morocco gilt spine title piece. Hardbound. Very Good. William Paley (1743-1805) was an English clergyman, Archdeacon of Carlisle, Christian apologist, philosopher, and utilitarian. He is… Read more
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COLORADO DESERT. [To accompany bill H.R. No. 417]. Report. 37th Congress, 2d Session House. Report No. 87.

by Crisfield, John Woodland (1808-1897); United States. Congress. House Committee on Public Lands.

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1862
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(Government Printing Office, Washington, DC: )., 1862 26 p. 8vo. 225 mm. Disbound. Removed. Very Good. In 1861, Crisfield was elected as a Unionist from the 1st Congressional district of Maryland, serving one term from March 4, 1861 until March 3, 1863. Although Maryland remained loyal to the Union at the outbreak of the American Civil War, the state was… Read more
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James Kay, Jun. & Brother, Phildelphia: ., 1834 Three volumes. 8vo. 240 mm. Foxed. Contemporary full leather bindings. Boards detached and/or tape repaired. On the front cover of the first volume there is an autograph ink ownership of William Boyd. Vol. I is the 1834 printing as above, but Vols. II & II are an 1880 edition. Hardbound. Very Good.… Read more
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Printed and sold by Samuel Campbell, New-York: ., 1794 148 p. + Frontis portrait of Muir engraved by John Scoles. 8vo. 210 mm. Early Henry family autograph ownership. ExLib stamp of the Lancaster Mechanic's Society. Age stain, but still good. Thomas Muir [the Younger of Huntershill](1765-1799) was a Scottish political reformer. As a student he embraced controversy, and he soon… Read more
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Lane S. Hart, State Printer, Harrisburg: ., 1885 pp. 22 + Engraved Frontis. Thin 8vo. 215 mm. Original full cloth binding. Early stamped ownerships and presentations. Hardbound. Very Good. Garrett was a farmer and politician in the area around Upper Darby, PA. PA 48. Hardcover.
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PENNSYLVANIA BOROUGH LAW (Re-written and Enlarged).

by Chrostwaite, T. F.

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Published
1929
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Anthony Printing Co., Hanover, PA: ., 1929 pp. 827. 8vo. 240 mm. Full coarse law buckram binding, soiled. Hardbound. Very Good. This complete guide to the law of Pennsylvania boroughs and municipal corporations was put together by Thomas Francis Chrostwaite (1873-1958) a member of the York County PA bar, was the President of the Association of Boroughs and editor of… Read more
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Published by order of the House of Representatives, (Printed by William Ross?), (Philadelphia): 18th January, ., 1799 123 p. XLib stamp of the Mercantile Library of Philadelphia on pages 53 and 93. Some signatures browned but not brittle. Light damp stain. Lacks fly leaves. Top edge gilt. Small 8vo. 195 mm. Disbound. Removed. Largely correspondence of Elbridge Gerry, American minister… Read more
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THE PRINCIPLES OF MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. A New Edition.

by Paley, William.

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Published
1794
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Printed by Thomas Dobson, at the Stone-House, no. 41, South Second-Street, Philadelphia: ., 1794 pp. 618 [2] (Publisher's list which includes Dobson's Encyclopedia 'More than two thirds of this work are finished.' Text foxed and age stained. 8vo. 200 mm. Autograph ownerships of William Moore and others in his family. Original full leather binding, worn. Hardbound. Good. William Paley (1743-1805)… Read more
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Printed by W. Ross, Philadelphia: ()., 1798 131 p. Publisher's device on title page. Light XLib stamp of the Mercantile Library on title page and elsewhere. Light dampstain. Lacks fly leaves. Top edge gilt. Small 8vo. 200 mm. Disbound - removed. Good. Title continues: 'Published by the Secretary of State (Timothy Pickering), In conformity with the Resolution of Congress, of… Read more
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From the press of Snowden & M'Corkle, Philadelphia: ., 1796 160 p. XLib bookplate of the Lancaster Mechanics' Society on front paste down. Early manuscript ownership of John Reynolds on title page. XLib stamp on title page. Mildly foxed. 12mo. 170 mm. Original full leather binding, worn. Front board detached. Original leather spine label. Printed bookplate of the Mechanic's Library… Read more
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