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1 3 DIFFERENT VOLUMES OF PENSYLVANIA HISTORY H686 May not be noted.
May not be noted. Very Good with no dust jacket 
PENNSYLVANIA; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 3 volumes of pensylvania history h686, remember william penn- a tercentenar y memorial 1644-1944, 1945

a checklist of pensulvania newspapers penn historical commission 1944

tributes to william penn, a tercentenary record, 1946

all hardbound in very good condition with no dustjacket; 0 377 
Price: 18.66 USD

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A history of Pennsylvania,  By Wayland Fuller Dunaway, Dunaway, Wayland Fuller
2 A history of Pennsylvania, By Wayland Fuller Dunaway Dunaway, Wayland Fuller
NY Prentice-Hall, Inc 1935 First Edition; First Printing Unknown Binding Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 828 pages; Spine sunned, sound copy with dedication on front end paper. ; 0 11841 
Price: 25.23 USD
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BILLIONS FOR BOONDOGGLING BUT NOTHING FOR FLOOD CONTROL, Doane
3 BILLIONS FOR BOONDOGGLING BUT NOTHING FOR FLOOD CONTROL Doane
J. R. McFetridge & Sons 1936 First Edition Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 29 pages; Billions for boondoggling but nothing for flood control until hundreds of lives have been needlessly lost, with destruction of property running into colossal figures. The frightful evidence of what need not have been as revealed in government documents. Original green wraps; 0 33698 
Price: 56.35 USD
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BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL CYCLOPEDIA OF INDIANA AND ARMSTRONG COUNTIES, PENNSYLVANIA, Wiley, Samuel T. (Ed. )
4 BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL CYCLOPEDIA OF INDIANA AND ARMSTRONG COUNTIES, PENNSYLVANIA Wiley, Samuel T. (Ed. )
Philadelphia John Gresham 1891 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Biographies; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 636 pages; Rebound in burgundy cloth. Pages are yellowed at edges with age, but overall VG+. This book is the original 1891 printing. All edges gilt. Very solid. ; 8 32078 
Price: 117.45 USD
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CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS OF PENNSYLVANIA WHICH RECEIVED STATE AID IN 1897 AND 1898, EMBRACING THEIR HISTORY AND THE AMOUNT OF STATE APPROPRIATIONS WHICH THEY RECEIVED, Alexander K. Pedrick
5 CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS OF PENNSYLVANIA WHICH RECEIVED STATE AID IN 1897 AND 1898, EMBRACING THEIR HISTORY AND THE AMOUNT OF STATE APPROPRIATIONS WHICH THEY RECEIVED Alexander K. Pedrick
Harrisburg PA Wm. Stanley Ray, State Pr. 1898 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 450 pages; Details and photographs [some double page], of statewide institutions. Probably over 100 photos. Red cloth ; 0 34054 
Price: 46.95 USD
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CHRONICLES OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA (COMPLETE IN 4 VOLUMES), Godcharles, Frederic A.
6 CHRONICLES OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA (COMPLETE IN 4 VOLUMES) Godcharles, Frederic A.
Ny , NY Lewis Historical Publishing Company 1944 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Genealogy; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Sepia and b/w; 4to 11" - 13" tall; aprox 2000 pages; The history of Central Pa with final volume listing many biographical notesas well as portraits. All volumes sound and clean. ; 0 27823 
Price: 211.45 USD
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COMMISSIONS ISSUED BY THE PROVINCE OF PENNSYLVANIA WITH OFFICIAL PROCLAMATIONS VOL II, 1896, William Henry Egle
7 COMMISSIONS ISSUED BY THE PROVINCE OF PENNSYLVANIA WITH OFFICIAL PROCLAMATIONS VOL II, 1896 William Henry Egle
Pennsylvania Clarence M. Bush 1896 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 797, [1] pages; This is vol II only (disregard spine label in graphic, title page states Vol II). Text block is solid and clean, covers are heavily taped. ; 0 27117 
Price: 23.45 USD
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DECISIONS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION FO THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA Vols I and IV, May not be noted.
8 DECISIONS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION FO THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA Vols I and IV May not be noted.
May not be noted. Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 1913//1920; 0 11708 
Price: 13.11 USD
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DER ALT SCHUHLMESHTER [PENNSYLVANIA-GERMAN LETTERS], Light, Joseph H.
9 DER ALT SCHUHLMESHTER [PENNSYLVANIA-GERMAN LETTERS] Light, Joseph H.
Lebanon Frank G. Light 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Pennsylvania German; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Dutch dialect columns reprinted from The Lebanon Semi-Weekly News. Volume I of one volume published. No markings; 0 27835 
Price: 23.45 USD
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FEDERAL CONSTITUTION CELEBRATION IN PENNSYLVANIA 1937-1938, Constitution Commemoration Committee
10 FEDERAL CONSTITUTION CELEBRATION IN PENNSYLVANIA 1937-1938 Constitution Commemoration Committee
Constitution Commemoration Committee 1938 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 398 pages; 0 18427 
Price: 13.11 USD
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HAND BOOK OF SOCIAL LAWS OF PENNSYLVANIA, Ward Bonsall, compiler and editor
11 HAND BOOK OF SOCIAL LAWS OF PENNSYLVANIA Ward Bonsall, compiler and editor
Pennsylvania Associated Charities of Pittsburgh and the Philadelphia Society for Organizing Charity, 1914 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pages; Spine faded, light aging to contents, from The Penna Society to Protect Children from Cruelty. ; 0 33616 
Price: 46.95 USD
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HISTORY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Morris, Charles
12 HISTORY OF PENNSYLVANIA Morris, Charles
Philadelphia Lippincott 1912 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Ex-Lib; B&W Illustrations; 0 11836 
Price: 13.11 USD
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HISTORY OF THE LACKAWANNA VALLEY, Hollister, H
13 HISTORY OF THE LACKAWANNA VALLEY Hollister, H
N Y C. A. Alvord, 1869 Revised 2nd Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Rewritten. Green cloth boards, dusty with shelf wear. Contents Good, one signature professionally reinserted. Servicable. ; 0 34064 
Price: 93.95 USD
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IT'S AN OLD PENNSYLVANIA CUSTOM, Mitchell, Edwin Valentine
14 IT'S AN OLD PENNSYLVANIA CUSTOM Mitchell, Edwin Valentine
NY The Vanguard Press 1947 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Manners; Customs; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo; 261 pages; 0 11046 
Price: 13.11 USD
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JOURNAL OF THE SENATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, WHICH COMMENCED AT LANCASTERůVOLUME XII, Various
15 JOURNAL OF THE SENATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, WHICH COMMENCED AT LANCASTERůVOLUME XII Various
Francis Bailey; William & Robert Dickson 1801 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Folio 14"; 404, 70, 20 pages; (Francis Bailey Imprint) JOURNAL OF THE SENATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, WHICH COMMENCED AT LANCASTERůVOLUME XII. William & Robert Dickson, Lancaster, 1801. 4to, Bound in with APPENDIX. RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES IN THE TREASURY OF PENNSYLVANIA..., printed by Francis Bailey, Lancaster, 1801. Small bookplate fpep. Boards separating, lacking rear fep. Pastedowns and pages dampstained at edges, foxing throughout. Boards soiled and showing signs of moisture at edges, lacking leather at corners, front board lightly bowed. Spine missing pieces and showing signs of dampstain. ; 0 32072 
Price: 140.95 USD
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JUBILEE HISTORY : COMMEMORATIVE OF THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CREATION OF LACKAWANNA COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA : STORY OF INTERESTING EVENTS FROM INDIAN OCCUPANCY OF VALLEY, CONNECTICUT SETTLEMENT, ORGANIZATION OF LUZERNE COUNTY, START OF ANTHRACITE 2VOL, Murphy, Thomas F
16 JUBILEE HISTORY : COMMEMORATIVE OF THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CREATION OF LACKAWANNA COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA : STORY OF INTERESTING EVENTS FROM INDIAN OCCUPANCY OF VALLEY, CONNECTICUT SETTLEMENT, ORGANIZATION OF LUZERNE COUNTY, START OF ANTHRACITE 2VOL Murphy, Thomas F
Historical Publishing Company 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Jubilee history : commemorative of the fiftieth anniversary of the creation of lackawanna county, pennsylvania : story of interesting events from indian occupancy of valley, connecticut settlement, organization of luzerne county, start of anthracite... A two volume set. Green cloth, contents bright, binding sound, owner's name dated on title page - Reichert 1928. Illustrated. Over 300 illustrations, generally full page. Biographical index. Signed and dated 1936 by author on free blank. ; Signed by Author; 7 34267 
Price: 376.00 USD
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JUBILEE HISTORY : COMMEMORATIVE OF THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CREATION OF LACKAWANNA COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA : STORY OF INTERESTING EVENTS FROM INDIAN OCCUPANCY OF VALLEY, CONNECTICUT SETTLEMENT, ORGANIZATION OF LUZERNE COUNTY, START OF ANTHRACITE...V 1, Murphy, Thomas F
17 JUBILEE HISTORY : COMMEMORATIVE OF THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CREATION OF LACKAWANNA COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA : STORY OF INTERESTING EVENTS FROM INDIAN OCCUPANCY OF VALLEY, CONNECTICUT SETTLEMENT, ORGANIZATION OF LUZERNE COUNTY, START OF ANTHRACITE...V 1 Murphy, Thomas F
Historical Publishing Company 1928 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 5; Jubilee history : commemorative of the fiftieth anniversary of the creation of lackawanna county, pennsylvania : story of interesting events from indian occupancy of valley, connecticut settlement, organization of luzerne county, start of anthracite...vol 1 only of a two volume set. Green cloth, contents bright, binding sound, owner's name dated on title page - Reichert 1928. Illustrated. ; 7 34262 
Price: 131.55 USD
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LIVING IN RADNOR TOWNSHIP, League Of Women Voters
18 LIVING IN RADNOR TOWNSHIP League Of Women Voters
St Davids, PA May not be noted. 1990 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 38 pages; Large map aprox 18x21" ; 0 9699 
Price: 18.71 USD
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MEMOIRS OF THE GLOUCESTER FOX HUNTING CLUB NEAR PHILADELPHIA [G], [Milnor, William, Jr. ]
19 MEMOIRS OF THE GLOUCESTER FOX HUNTING CLUB NEAR PHILADELPHIA [G] [Milnor, William, Jr. ]
Philadelphia Privately Printed 1927 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Fox Hunting; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Limited edition #100 of 375. Reproduction of 1830 work, covers moderately faded, contents VG. Graphic of introduction available. ; 0 27820 
Price: 65.75 USD
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Montgomery County, Pennsylvania: A History (complete 3 Vols.), Hunsicker, Clifton S.
20 Montgomery County, Pennsylvania: A History (complete 3 Vols.) Hunsicker, Clifton S.
Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc 1923 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
1113 pages; 3 volumes in 3/4 faux leather over green cloth boards. Numerous photos and illustrations. Biographies and History of Montgomery County which is just North of Philadelphia Pensylvania. 8 x 11 x 6.6", 11 ppounds. Provenance Leslie Kelius with cute mouse bookplate. Firm and clean. ; 0 37209 
Price: 112.80 USD
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