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Rare and Early Prints of Reading [ Berks County, Pennsylvania ]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Reading Eagle Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001974

Condition: Near Fine


Brown buckram, oblong 4to. Scarce original hardcover, later reissued in softcover format. Cloth is rather sunned and lightly spotted toward binding; boards are slightly warped. View more info

Souvenir Program [Official Program] of the 175th Anniversary of the Founding of Reading, Pa., And the 150th Anniversary of the Reading Volunteer Fire Department, September 30th to October 6th, 1923

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Executive Committee, Reading 175th Anniversary: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002244

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue wraps with gilt and red accents. 166 pp. Moderate wear to covers, with short tear and slightly chipped top spine extremity. Bumped bottom corners, slightly soiled text block edge. Clean contents. Many historic photographs and period ads. View more info

American Folklife Vol. V, Nos. 1-4 (1977)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oley, PA, American Folklife Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002275

Condition: Near Fine


Modest wear to covers, lightly creased. Photographic issue from 6th Annual Lobachsville Folk Festival, May 1977. Of interest to Berks County collections, specifically to Oley Valley area, Lobachsville, Pikeville, New Jerusalem, Dryville, Boyertown, Pleasantville, Amity, etc. Scarce. View more info

The Robesonia Charge 1962 Directory

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Robesonia, PA, Robesonia Charge: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002279

Condition: Near Fine


St Paul's Robesonia, St John's Host, North Heidelberg (Rev. E. S. Leinbach). Booklet, pictorial wraps. Light handling wear. 30 pp. Small sticker label on lower front cover. View more info

Bethany Children's Home 122nd Annual Report, 1984-1985

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Womelsdorf, PA, Bethany Children's Home: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002301

Condition: Near Fine


Very slight shelf wear, illus. wraps. View more info

Berks County, Pennsylvania School Directory 1945-1946

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Berks Co., PA, 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002307

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, toned a bit unevenly on front cover. Clean interior. View more info

Rare and Early Prints of Reading [ Berks County, Pennsylvania ]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Reading Eagle Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004075

Condition: Near Fine


Brown buckram, oblong 4to. Scarce original hardcover. Slight shelf wear, essentially as issued. View more info

100 Years in Reading and Berks County

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Reading Eagle Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005414

Condition: Very Good


Special Sunday Supplement to Reading Eagle, 28 Jan. 1968. Three sections, 40 + 40 + 32 pp., specially bound in brown cloth. One of a limited number of bound editons evidently available from the Reading Eagle at the time of issue. Extrems a bit frayed, exposure at corners, mild abrasion to cloth along upper front fore-edge. Minimally ex-library, non-circulating, lightly stamped. Newsprint contents a bit toned. Essential to all Berks County collections. View more info

Rare and Early Prints of Reading [ Berks County, Pennsylvania ]

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Reading Eagle Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006508

Condition: Near Fine


Oblong format booklet, stapled binding. Slight wear to edges, else as issued. Early views of the City of Reading, Berks County. View more info

The Shoemaker Family of Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania 1682-1909

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1976

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 013980

Condition: Fine


Pale orange textured wraps. Uncredited facsimile reprint of the very scarce original (1909) Reading imprint. As issued. [ii],44 pp., illus., patron list at rear. View more info

The Shoemaker Family of Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania 1682-1909

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1976

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 014294

Condition: VG+


Pale orange textured wraps. Uncredited facsimile reprint of the very scarce original (1909) Reading imprint. Sunned covers, lightly foxed text block edges. [ii],44 pp., illus., patron list at rear. View more info

Rare and Early Prints of Reading [ Berks County, Pennsylvania ]

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Reading Eagle Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024267

Condition: Near Fine


Oblong format booklet, stapled binding. Slight wear to edges, else as issued. Early views of the City of Reading, Berks County. View more info

Rare and Early Prints of Reading [ Berks County, Pennsylvania ]

By: N/A

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Reading, PA, Reading Eagle Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026058

Condition: Very Good


Oblong format booklet, stapled binding. Early views of the City of Reading, Berks County. Some soiling to a portion of front cover, otherwise light shelf wear. View more info

Souvenir Program of the 175th Anniversary of the Founding of Reading, Pa. - September 30th, October 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, 1923 [Official Program of the 175th Annversary of the Founding of Reading, Pa. and the 150th Anniversary of Reading Volunteer Fire Dept.]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, 175th Anniversary Committee: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028386

Condition: Very Good


Black stiff wraps, lettered in embossed gilt. Modest shelf wear. Front cover and text block fore-edge shows approx. 1" abrasion with edge loss extending through about the first 40 pages, otherwise fully intact. Separation at heel of spine neatly mended. 166 pp., illus., many local advertisements. View more info

The "Reading" Full-Fashioned Knitting Machine - Parts Catalog

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Reading (Wyomissing), PA, Textile Machine Works: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029830

Condition: Near Fine


Brown leatherette, embossed lettering. viii,210,8,16,22 pp., illus. Very slightly rubbed spine extremities, nearly as issued. A lovely copy. View more info

Register of the Oley Academy 1903-1904 [Oley Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oley, PA, Oley Academy: 1903

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 030551

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, tan wraps, lettered in black. Undated facsimile reprint of the original 1903 publication. 36 pp., illus., local ads. Includes a history of the Oley Academy. Scarce. View more info

A Day in the Oley Valley - 1968

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oley, PA, Woman's Club of Oley: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030552

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, light blue wraps, lettered in black, with illustration of the Keim Homestead on front cover. 10 pp., illus. Historic property tour to benefit DeTurk Houre Restoration Fund, Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County. Tanned along edges and binding fold, otherwise as issued. View more info

A Day in the Oley Valley - 1968

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oley, PA, Woman's Club of Oley: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030553

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, light blue wraps, lettered in black, with illustration of the Keim Homestead on front cover. 10 pp., illus. Historic property tour to benefit DeTurk Houre Restoration Fund, Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County. Tanned along edges and binding fold, otherwise as issued. View more info

A Day in the Oley Valley - 1968

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Oley, PA, Woman's Club of Oley: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030554

Condition: VG+


Booklet, light blue wraps, lettered in black, with illustration of the Keim Homestead on front cover. 10 pp., illus. Historic property tour to benefit DeTurk Houre Restoration Fund, Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County. Tanning spots to both covers, first page toned. View more info

Gunmakers of the Wyomissing Creek

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Shillington, PA, Governor Mifflin Area Bicentennial Committee: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036556

ISBN: B008BMMEZI

Condition: Near Fine


Spiral-bound, illus. wraps. 34 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, drawings. "Governor Mifflin Area" has been blacked out on lower front cover and on lower main title for unknown reasons, otherwise essentially as issued. Exceedingly scarce local history publication assembled by Governor Mifflin students in consultation with local historians about the gunsmithing traditions of the Schmutz Deich or Grief Valley, south of Mohnton in Berks County. View more info

Bicentennial History of Hamburg Borough 1776-1976 [Berks County, Pennsylvania]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hamburg, PA, Hamburg Bicentennial Committee: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038324

Condition: Very Good


Stiff white wraps, lettered/illus. in blue and red. Covers mildly toned with a few light moisture spots, some light thumbing marks, one stress crease along an otherwise firm, square binding. Clean, unmarked interior. 128 pp. Some toning to leaves through p. 8 from a news clipping (no longer present) having been laid in. Scarce. View more info

Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the Borough of Laureldale, 1930 to 2005 [Berks County, Pennsylvania]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Laureldale, PA, Borough of Laureldale Board of Commissioners: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038326

Condition: New


Royal blue leatherette, lettered/illus. in gold foil. Brand new, as issued. 224 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. Comprehensive history of Laureldale, a suburb of Reading, Berks County, PA. Scarce. View more info

Reading Towne 1748-1998

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Reading Eagle Co.: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039191

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slight warp to front cover and slight crease to front fixed endpaper, otherwise essentially as issued. [iv],175 pp., illus. Published to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the City of Reading, Berks County, PA. View more info

Kempton and Albany Township: A Photographic History

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kempton, PA, Albany Township Historical Society: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040095

ISBN: 0967243300

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Brown pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. vi,122 pp., illus. w/ vintage b&w photographs. View more info

Gunmakers of the Wyomissing Creek

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Shillington, PA, Governor Mifflin Area Bicentennial Committee: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040795

ISBN: B008BMMEZI

Condition: VG-


Spiral-bound, illus. wraps. 34 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, drawings. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, with mildly soiled/toned covers, a few stray ink marks to back cover near binding. Exceedingly scarce local history publication assembled by Governor Mifflin students in consultation with local historians about the gunsmithing traditions of the Schmutz Deich or Grief Valley, south of Mohnton in Berks County. View more info