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Kratzer's 1899 Encyclopedic Guide and Directory

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Wayne Kratzer & Co., Publishers: 1899

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000373


Red cloth. 1899 City Directory for numerous cities and towns in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, also Pennsylvania, Delaware, Vermont, Rhode Island. Cities include New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, Pittsburgh--listings for wholesale dry goods, wholesale grocers, banks, hotels. New York City advertisements in front. Soiled cloth. Weak front hinge, though binding still firm and square. Interior toned but fully intact. Slight dampstaining and mino... View more info

Common Trees of Pennsylvania

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Division of Forest Research, Pennsylvania Department of Forests and Waters: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002067


Former owner address stamp on front cover, light wear to covers. Booklet, 55 pp., illus. View more info

Pennsylvania Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure: A Complete Synopsis of All the Criminal Laws of the State Together with All the Federal Criminal Laws Local Police May be Requried to Enforce

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Pennsylvania State Police Civic Association: 1934

Seller ID: 002098


1934 edition, black leatherette covers, metal binding. 254 + 34 pp., with 1935 supplement bound in to rear. Surface abrasions to covers, clean interior. View more info

Covered Bridges in Chester County, Pennsylvania

By: N/A

Price: $6.50

Publisher: West Chester, PA, Chester County Planning Commission: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002819


Foldout booklet/map. View more info

Pennsylvania

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: 1944

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 002921


Published for use in schools and libraries, following first edition published in connection w/ 36th Annual National Conference of Governors, Hershey, PA, 29-31 May 1944. Dark blue cloth, gilt PA seal on front panel. Modestly rubbed edges, portions of cloth flecked with a few minor surface abrasions, former owner address label on lower FEP, with additional former owner signature in top margin. Clean interior, illus. w/ b&w photos. View more info

Pennsylvania Academicians

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts/Harry N. Abrams: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002924


Catalogue to accompany 1973 exhibition. Booklet, 73 catalogued works, b&w plates. View more info

How An Old-Fashioned Industrial Giant Became the Nation's Profit State

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: 1964

Seller ID: 002928


Date approximate. Folio w/ color photographs, fold-outs, etc. Soiled covers, clean interior. View more info

Discover the New Pennsylvania

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002929


Two copies, different covers, including original edition (Apr. 1964, Gov. Shafer) and 2nd ptg. (June 1965, Gov. Scranton). Each shows modest handling wear. View more info

Remember William Penn 1644-1944

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, William Penn Tercentenary Commission, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. Of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania Historical Commission: 1945

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 005629


Dark blue cloth, lettered and with front panel device (Penn family crest) in gilt. xvii,173,vi,78 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, endpaper maps. Very slightly rubbed edges, virtually as issued. View more info

Pennsylvania Railroad Locomotives and Cars, Stations, Bridges and Structures: Information and Data Book

By: N/A

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Yardley, PA, Edwin P. Alexander: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008890


24 pp. + (6) pp. appendix laid in at rear. Light blue stiff paper wraps, lightly stained at staples, showing light shelf wear. Listing of more than 900 drawings relating to the Pennsylvania Railroad. Record of first locomotive built of each class standard P.R.R. engines includes new class, old class, RR, engine no., builder, date, shop no., type, dia. drivers, cyl., wt. total, tr. eff., boil. press. Appendix is dated Fall 1970, providing a general date of publication. View more info

Contributions to American History, 1858 [Memoirs of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Vol. VI]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott and Co.: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012646


Brown cloth, elaborately stamped in blind, with gilt spine lettering. Faded a bit toward fore-edges and along spine, with some rubbing evident at spine extremities and along joints. Interior lightly thumbed but generally intact, with firm binding. 429,7 pp. Topics include the Society of the Cincinnati, the 1794 Insurrection ("Whiskey Rebellion"), the Delaware/Lenape wampum belt and William Penn, Acadian exiles, Major Andre. Large foldout two-color (blue and brown... View more info

History of Butler County, Pennsylvania, Embracing its Physical Features; Aborigines and Explorers;.Biographies and Portraits of Pioneers and Representative Citizens, Etc.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Evansville, IN and Butler, PA, Unigraphic, Inc. for Butler County Historical Society: 1977

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 020025


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in dark green buckram, with front cover title cartouches and spine panel lettering in gold foil. Facsimile reprint of the scarce original 1895 edition. Slight shelf wear, text block edges slightly soiled/foxed. xvii,674 + xvi,675-1360,41 pp., with a new index prepared especially for this edition. Pages 1355 through p. 12 of the index show a slight dimple/tear along top edge, a minor abrasion not affecting text but mentioned fo... View more info

The Colonial Society of Pennsylvania: Charter - Constitution - By-Laws - Officers - Committees - Members - etc.

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Colonial Society of Pennsylvania: 1931

Seller ID: 020554


Dark red cloth, lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges, top edge in gilt. Modest shelf wear, lightly rubbed extremities, cloth slightly flecked in a few spots, dulled/soiled on upper front cover and spine panel, a few minor indentations along upper fore-edges. 274 pp. Former owner signature on front flyleaf. Front hinge slightly starting, with minor evidence of neat repair. Each page traces a member's genealogy from a colonial settler, generally mid to late 17th cent... View more info

Second Report of the Pennsylvania Historical Commission

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Pennsylvania Historical Commission: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020985


Original pale blue wraps, lettered in black. Modestly soiled covers, a bit rubbed at spine extremities, slight paper loss at heel of spine. 177 pp., folding map at front, illus. w/ b&w plates. Short cataloguing note in ink along top front edge, book plate mounted inside front cover. Square, uncreased binding. View more info

Illustrated History of Battery C., Third Brigade, N.G.P. [Battery C, aka Griffin Battery, 3d Brigade, National Guard of Pennsylvania]

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Avil Printing Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026184


Royal blue cloth, lettered in silver foil, bevelled edges, oblong format. Cloth is mildly soiled with a few light surface marks, slightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, overall quite decently preserved. Binding (cord reinforced with cloth) slightly separating at hinges but quite firm, clean interior, a few leaves showing short closed edge tears. 48 pp., including many local advertisements for Phoenixville, Pottstown, Philadelphia, Reading, Royersford, Norristow... View more info

Appalachia - December 1943 [New Series Vol. IX, No. 12 - Magazine No. 96]

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, Appalachian Mountain Club: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028034


Stiff pictorial wraps. Modest handling wear, covers a bit thumbed and lightly foxed. pp. 433-556, continuously paginated, illus. w/ b&w plates. Firm (stapled) binding. Articles on Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, the Shattemuc, Baron Hasenclever, Robert Erskine of Ringwood, etc. View more info

Contributions to American History [Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Vol. VI]

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott and Co. for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022055


Light brown cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Rubbed with exposure at corners and spine extremities, somewhat tanned along edges and spine panel. Text block edges rather dulled by age, interior otherwise essentially intact, excepting light scattered foxing. At rear, the subscribers' list (3 pp.) has been pasted over with period reviews of this publication from various newspaper and journals, with another leaf of reviews tipped in. Signature of f... View more info

Reports of the Inspectors of Mines of the Anthracite and Bituminous Coal Regions of Pennsylvania, For the Year 1891

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Edwin K. Meyers: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029278


Dark green pebbled cloth, bordered in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Light shelf wear, a bit of fading/spotting along text block edges (dyed red), spine lettering partially faded, but otherwise notably well preserved, with firm binding, clean interior. Stamp of Chas. Laudig, Sole Agt., Zion's Grove (Schuylkill Co.) on front flyleaf and front blank. 514 pp., illus. w/ numerous b&w photographic plates, schematics and cut-away views, maps, many hinged double-pag... View more info

Catalog of Historical Buildings, Sites and Remains in Pennsylvania

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Joint State Government Commission to General Assembly of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029370


Booklet, blue wraps, lettered in black. Light shelf/handling wear. vii,58 pp. March 1949. Arranged alphabetically by county, providing brief descriptions of all known historic sites and structures at the time. Historically valuable, given the number of buildings no longer standing. View more info

Agriculture of Pennsylvania, Containing Reports of the State Board of Agriculture...for 1894

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Clarence M. Busch for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030493


Dark brown cloth, lettered in copper foil. Modest shelf wear, surface rubbing and some soiling to cloth. Tear to front flyleaf with corner loss, interior otherwise fully intact. Compliments stamp from PA House of Reps. on front pastedown. Approx. 750 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w plates. View more info

General History of Pennsylvania Roads

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Pennsylvania Dept. of Highways: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030543


Booklet, pale yellow wraps, lettered/illus. in brown. Covers moderately spotted/soiled. Interior clean and intact. 12 pp., illus. Undated, publication approximate b/o internal content. Quite scarce. View more info

Pennsylvania Wildlife [Bulletin 18]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Pennsylvania Game Commission: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030556


Booklet, color illus. wraps. 48 pp., illus. mostly in color. Mild handling wear, covers a bit soiled with inked note on lower rear cover. View more info

Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: Pennsylvania [1790 Census for Pennsylvania - Bicentennial Edition]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, Iberian Publishing Co.: 1991

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033918


Stiff light blue wraps, lettered/illus. in black and red. Very slight shelf wear, very slight binding lean original to issue, former owner's signature and date inside back cover. Firm, uncreased binding, clean interior. 426 pp., illus. w/ 1796 folding map of Pennsylvania inside front cover. This edition published to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the first federal census. Full census, organized alphabetically by township. View more info

The Seventy-Seventh Pennsylvania at Shiloh. History of the Regiment. [77th Pennsylvania Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers]

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Harrisburg Publishing Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035798


Burgundy cloth, lettered in copper foil on spine panel. Light shelf wear, spine lettering somewhat dulled. Text block edges darkened by age. Firm binding, clean and unmarked interior beyond institutional stamp to lower main title. Front hinge intact, rear hinge neatly mended. 341 pp., illus. w/ b&w engraved/tinted plates, 4 hinged maps. View more info

Annual Report of the Secretary of Internal Affairs of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for the Year Ending November 30, 1896 [with "Detailed Description of Monuments on the Boundary Line between New York and Pennsylvania"

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Clarence M. Busch: 1897

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041409


Magenta pebbled cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, cloth unevenly faded with sunned spine panel, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, intact hinges, clean interior. 168,392 pp., large folding map detailing the Purchase of 1784 by J. Sutton Wall with accompany article on the purchase and the various border disputes between Pennsylvania and New York and Connecticut, also a complete inventory of border monuments enumerating 519 monument... View more info