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The Dutch and Quaker Colonies In America

The Dutch and Quaker Colonies In America

by John Fiske

This is Volume 1 (I haven't seen Volume 2 online yet). Fiske tells a delightful and informative series of stories and provides authoritative historical framework, for the development of New York. Volume 1 deals almost entirely with Dutch lore. Highly recommended for anyone with interest in New York.
Byways and Boulevards In and About Historic Philadelphia

Byways and Boulevards In and About Historic Philadelphia

by Francis Burke and Gummere, Henry Volkmar Brandt

Travels In Philadelphia

Travels In Philadelphia

by Christopher Morley

History Of the Johnstown Flood

History Of the Johnstown Flood

by Willis Fletcher Johnson

It's an Old Pennsylvania Custom

It's an Old Pennsylvania Custom

by Edwin Valentine Mitchell

Pitchforks and Pitchpipes

Pitchforks and Pitchpipes

by Esther Mae Longenecker Hiestand

Lights Along the Schuylkill

Lights Along the Schuylkill

by Marion W Rivinus

Pennsylvania Beautiful

Pennsylvania Beautiful

by Wallace Nutting

Outposts Of the War For Empire

Outposts Of the War For Empire

by Charles Morse Stotz

Rockdale

Rockdale

by Anthony F C Wallace

The Autobiography Of a Pennsylvanian

The Autobiography Of a Pennsylvanian

by Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker

Charles J Connick

Charles J Connick

by Albert M Tannler

The Great Oildorado

The Great Oildorado

by Hildegarde Dolson

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Pennsylvania Folklife

by Dr Don Yoder

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Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage

by David J Rempel Smucker

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Indian Paths Of Pennsylvania

by Paul a W Wallace

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Coryell's Ferry

by Oliver Randolph Parry

Pennsylvania Books & Ephemera

Land purchase agreement, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for Peter Berek and wife, county of Cambria, 1853

Land purchase agreement, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for Peter Berek and wife, county of Cambria, 1853

by Berek, Peter and wife. J. Porter Brawley (surveyor general), Thos. McConnell (deputy surveyor)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1853. Print. Document, oblong format, 8.5 x 14 inches, printed in black. Cartouche of state upper left. Blanks to be filled in. First edition (first printing). Very good copy. Peter Berek and wife, county of Cambria, 'hath applied for one hundred and thirty nine acres of land improved bounded on the west by land of Lloyd and Henaker on the south by land warranted to James Nelson & on the east by Robt. Means & others, Situate in Cambria Township. Executed August 19th, 1853.... Read more about this item
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$50.00
Historical Collections Relating to Gwynedd: A Township of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Historical Collections Relating to Gwynedd: A Township of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

by Howard M. Jenkins

Heritage Books, Inc.. New. Gwynedd, on the outskirts of Philadelphia, is named for that region of North Wales-the stronghold of the Welsh In contrast to the usual slow growth of most settlements, the Welsh settlers arrived in a body, purchased and immediately occupied their township-their new stronghold Documents show a dozen plots of land deeded to the settlers by William Penn and Thomas Evan in 1699 A brief physical description and history is followed by a chronological list of notable events... Read more about this item
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$34.50
Souvenir Book, American Legion, Jeannette Post 344 - In Commemoration of Armistice Day, 1927, Containing a History of Post 344, the Community and Related Industries

Souvenir Book, American Legion, Jeannette Post 344 - In Commemoration of Armistice Day, 1927, Containing a History of Post 344, the Community and Related Industries

by n/a

Jeannette, PA: Jeannette Publishing Co, 1928. Original Wraps. Good +. Original blue wraps. c.1928. Includes a history of Jeannette, PA. 8vo. 104pp. Illus. Good+. Some wear to wraps, moderate loss to rear corner, creasing, small tear to front wraps, mild soil.
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$14.00
A SKETCH OF BETHLEHEM

A SKETCH OF BETHLEHEM

by Myers, Elizabeth L

Bethlehem, PA: Self Published. Good. 1925. String Bound Wraps. Frontispiece of yhe Old Brethrens' House. Covers foxed and stained, with edge tears. Foxing throughout. A scarce little book. ; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 25 pages .
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$23.00
4 Pennsylvania Auditor General Annual Reports, 1850, 1852, 1853, 1867

4 Pennsylvania Auditor General Annual Reports, 1850, 1852, 1853, 1867

by Purviance, John N., Ephraim Banks, Jacob Fry Jr

Harrisburg, 1867. Wraps. Good. 4 volumes of Auditor General Reports from Pennsylvania. All softcover in original wraps, varying condition -- fair to good. 1850 in good condition, original blue covers, "Report of the Auditor General on the Finances of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the year ending November 30, 1850." Second volume entitled on cover, "Communication from the Auditor General with Accompanying Statements of Banks" and is for the year 1851, published 1852. Good condition with some wear... Read more about this item
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$30.00
Souvenir Historical Book Issued in Connection with the Sesqui-Centennial Celebration of Huntingdon County Pennsylvania, 1787-1937

Souvenir Historical Book Issued in Connection with the Sesqui-Centennial Celebration of Huntingdon County Pennsylvania, 1787-1937

by Reed, Charles L.; The Huntingdon County Historical Society

Huntingdon: Huntingdon County Historical Society, 1937. First printing. Paperback. Very Good. First edition, 1937. Softcover, 113 pp. + ads., illustrated, clean unmarked text, about a Very Good copy, soil/discoloration to some pages of the text and to the page-edges, soil or discoloration to the covers, covers also with rubbing and wear to the tips and edges including some tearing and loss. Uncommon.
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$19.20
Pen Pictures of Early Western Pennsylvania

Pen Pictures of Early Western Pennsylvania

by Harpster, John W. (editor)

Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped and toned.. 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Maps and illustrations by Harvey Cushman. Black cloth binding, top edges gilt. xv, 337pp. Illustrated endpapers, notes, bibliography, and index. One of 2000 copies. A collection of colorful and informative writings by early travelers and settlers of the region. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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$20.00
A World Apart: The History of the Macdonaldton Area

A World Apart: The History of the Macdonaldton Area

by Smith, Thomas L., ed

Macdonaldton: The Macdonaldton Centennial and A World Apart Committees, 2003. First printing. Hardcover. Near fine. Quarto, boards, illustrated (some in color), 373 pp., clean unmarked text, near fine copy, no dust jacket.
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$100.00
Connecticut's Pennsylvania ""Colony"": Susquehanna Company Proprietors, Settlers and Claimants, Volume 3 The Claimants

Connecticut's Pennsylvania ""Colony"": Susquehanna Company Proprietors, Settlers and Claimants, Volume 3 The Claimants

by #N/A

Heritage Books, Inc.. New. Proprietors, settlers and claimants from New England bought land located in Pennsylvania from the Connecticut-based Susquehanna Company and disappeared from legal records for as many as fifty years or more The author, previously the Chief of the Division of Land Records at the Pennsylvania State Archives, has compiled a complete database of these proprietors, settlers and claimants in a three volume series Over 5,000 families were involved Volume II: The Settlers makes the... Read more about this item
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$35.00
RECOLLECTIONS OF BY-GONE DAYS IN THE COVE (VOLUME 11)

RECOLLECTIONS OF BY-GONE DAYS IN THE COVE (VOLUME 11)

by Snowberger, Ella M

Martinsburg, Pennsylvania: Morrisons Cove Herald. Good. 1943. First Edition. Soft Cover. Articles originally written for the Morrisons Cove Herald by Ella M. Snowberger. Presented in yearly book form, printed and distributed by Cove Herald to its subscribers. 68 historical pages. Condition: Text tight & intact. Cover replacement, incorporating part of the original front cover to the new cover. A few small stains on title page. Pennsylvania history; 8vo; 68 pages .
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$35.00
The Pig Iron Aristocracy, The Triumph of American Protectionism

The Pig Iron Aristocracy, The Triumph of American Protectionism

by Quentin R. Skrabec, Ph.D

Heritage Books, Inc.. New. The Pig Iron Aristocracy, The Triumph of American Protectionism - Quentin R Skrabec, PhD The ""Pig Iron Aristocracy"" of Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and Pennsylvania not only was the foundation of American manufacturing, but the root of our present day political parties It is a little known story, but it has popular appeal throughout the Midwest and Mideast Inspired by Federalist Alexander Hamilton, the Pig Iron Aristocracy brought capitalism to America and formed the core of... Read more about this item
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$22.00
The MA & PA. A History of The Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad

The MA & PA. A History of The Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad

by Hilton, George

Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books. 1966. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Dj lightly chipped at spine ends. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 183 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 3rd Printing. Hardback.
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$20.24
Report of the Watering Committee to the Select and Common Councils, November 1, 1804

Report of the Watering Committee to the Select and Common Councils, November 1, 1804

by Vanuxem, James (chairman)

Select and Common Councils. Printed by RTobertg Cochran, 1804. First Edition. Trade Paperback. 15 pages. Three page report with 5 additional documents: List of Certificates, Monies Drawn by the Watering Committee (6 pages), Abstract of Payments (1 page), Expenses (1 page), List of Debts (1 1/2 pages), Account of Houses (1/2 page). 12.75 x 8 inches. First edition (first printing). Very good in printed wrappers (paperback). Pages are browned. Mild foxing. Scarce.
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$100.00
History of the Big Spring Presbyterian Church, Newville, Pennsylvania, 1737-1898

History of the Big Spring Presbyterian Church, Newville, Pennsylvania, 1737-1898

by Gilbert E. Swope

Heritage Books, Inc.. New. This reprint contains a valuable set of baptism, marriage and church membership lists of one of the oldest churches in ""Old"" Cumberland County, Pennsylvania-an absolute must for research on the Scots-Irish in that areaGilbert E Swope(1898), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 230 ppISBN: 9781585495306101-S0530
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$19.50
Marriages Reported by Der Libanon Demokrat: A German-Language Newspaper Published at Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Marriages Reported by Der Libanon Demokrat: A German-Language Newspaper Published at Lebanon, Pennsylvania

by Robert A. Heilman

Heritage Books, Inc.. New. Marriages Reported by Der Libanon Demokrat: A German-Language Newspaper Published at Lebanon, Pennsylvania - Robert A Heilman English-language abstracts of marriage notices from this weekly German-language newspaper, 1832- 1854 Covers Lebanon, Berks, Lancaster, Dauphin and Schuylkill counties More than 1,000 marriages involving about 2,500 people (1990), 2009, 5½x8½, paper, index, 128 ppISBN: 9781556133619101-H0361
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$18.50
A GUIDE BOOK OF ART, ARCHITECTURE AND HISTORIC INTERESTS IN PENNSYLVANIA

A GUIDE BOOK OF ART, ARCHITECTURE AND HISTORIC INTERESTS IN PENNSYLVANIA

by Archambault, A. Margaretta (edited by)

Philadelphia, PA: John C. Winston Company, 1924. A bright, clean first edition. xiv, 509 pages, illustrated with maps and photographs. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine.
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$30.00
History of the Johnstown Flood: including all the Fearful Record; the  Breaking of the South Fork Dam; the Sweeping Out of the Conemaugh Valley;  the Overthrow of Johnstown; the Massing of the Wreck at the Railroad  Bridge; Escapes, Recuses, Searches for  Survivors and the Dead; Relief  Organizations, Stupendous Charities, etc., ect,; with Full Accounts also  of the Destruction of the Susquehana and Juniata Rivers, and the Bald  Ealge Creek

History of the Johnstown Flood: including all the Fearful Record; the Breaking of the South Fork Dam; the Sweeping Out of the Conemaugh Valley; the Overthrow of Johnstown; the Massing of the Wreck at the Railroad Bridge; Escapes, Recuses, Searches for Survivors and the Dead; Relief Organizations, Stupendous Charities, etc., ect,; with Full Accounts also of the Destruction of the Susquehana and Juniata Rivers, and the Bald Ealge Creek

by Johnson, Willis Fletcher

(Philadelphia): Edgewood Publishing Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1889. First Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover. Generously illustrated with full-page, B&W photographs of the aftermath of the flood and a frontispiece map.. Ex-Library with the usual markings and pocket, head and heel of spine worn with loss, edges worn, gilt faded, poem by former reader on reverse of ffep, old price on first preliminary page, both hinges sprung, else... Read more about this item
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$25.00
Typed Letter, signed, dated September 16, 1908. To G. M. Phillips of West Chester, Pennsylvania

Typed Letter, signed, dated September 16, 1908. To G. M. Phillips of West Chester, Pennsylvania

by Washington, Booker Taliaferro, 1856-1915

1908. Very Good. One page (135 words) on a single letter-sized sheet (21.5cm. x 28cm.). No letterhead (sent from New York City). Blue type. Minor soil. Old fold marks. Minor corner chip. Phillips was Secretary of the Pennsylvania State Educational Commission. BTW is responding to a letter which apparently asked for his views on the matter of separate race schools in Pennsylvania. BTW declines to "give advice in a matter covering local conditions." Instead he suggests that prominent Pennsylvania African... Read more about this item
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$750.00
Marriages and Deaths of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1685-1800

Marriages and Deaths of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1685-1800

by Charlotte Meldrum

Heritage Books, Inc.. New. Marriages and Deaths of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1685-1800 - Charlotte Meldrum The vital records of birth, marriage and death were not kept by civil authorities until after 1800 This collection of vital records kept by churches in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania beginning in 1685, in most cases the only surviving record Includes Quaker, Lutheran, Presbyterian, and Reformed church records Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was formed in 1784 from Philadelphia County A... Read more about this item
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$21.50
Shingas For 1941, Yearbook of Beaver High School

Shingas For 1941, Yearbook of Beaver High School

by Beaver High School

Beaver, PA: Beaver High School, 1941. Very Good. Beaver High School yearbook for 1941. 4to. in brown cloth. 96pp. illustrated. Very good. Light soil to boards, endpapers and edges toned. Internally unmarked.
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$25.00
Early Times on the Susquehanna

Early Times on the Susquehanna

by Mrs. George A. Perkins

Heritage Books, Inc.. New. Early Times on the Susquehanna - Mrs George A Perkins Early pioneers gathered at Elmira in 1853, Athens in 1854 and Owego in 1855 to relate the facts and incidents connected with the early settlement of this beautiful region of Pennsylvania ""Judge McDowell thought we should visit and converse with the few that yet remain of the early settlers, and gather all the historical facts about early times that could be obtained"" The author has compiled historical information from... Read more about this item
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$28.00
Report of the Superintendent of Common Schools of Pennsylvania, for the Year Ending June 4, 1863

Report of the Superintendent of Common Schools of Pennsylvania, for the Year Ending June 4, 1863

by n/a

Harrisburg, PA: Singerly & Myers, 1864. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover with 1/2 leather boards, 1864, octavo, 287pp., not illustrated. Book VG with edgewear to boards, rubbing and mild soil to boards and spine, binding tight, endpapers soiled, text clean and unmarked but toned throughout. No DJ.
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$85.00
Pennsylvania Beautiful (Eastern)

Pennsylvania Beautiful (Eastern)

by Wallace Nutting

Bonanza Books MCMXXIV. b. "Illustrated by the author with many examples of landscapes and old houses in all the counties herein described". VG, VG dust jacket.
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$7.75
History of Old Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Near Harrold's

History of Old Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Near Harrold's

by Zundel, William Arter

Hempfield Township: Church Council, 1922. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good +. Brown cloth, illustrated, clean unmarked text, very good+ copy, no dust jacket.
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$20.00
Kort Beskrifning om Provincien Nya Swerige uti America, Som nu fortjden af the Engelske kallas Pensylvania

Kort Beskrifning om Provincien Nya Swerige uti America, Som nu fortjden af the Engelske kallas Pensylvania

by CAMPANIUS HOLM, Thomas

First Edition. hardcover. 2 maps, 3 plates, title vignette, 5 text illus., 7 head-pieces, engraved initials. [14], 190. [2]pp. 12mo, early 3/4 calf, paper label; (lacks 2 maps including folding map; browning to text, binding lightly rubbed, p. 187 dampstained). Stockholm: J.H. Werner, 1702.<br/> <br/> "An account of the first permanent settlement in the entire Delaware River Valley...made at what is now Wilmington, Delaware, in 1638, and of its later capture by the Dutch in 1655. There... Read more about this item
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$6,000.00