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1 100 Years in Philadelphia: The Evening Bulletin's Anniversary Book 1847-1947 - A Pictorial Pageant in 655 Pictures 

Philadelphia, PA: Evening Bulletin, 1947. First Edition
Softcover Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Very Good. 
Stiff color illus. wraps. Modest shelf wear, soiled with surface rubbing along bottom front edge, covers somewhat toned by age. Mild moisture contact has led to slght waviness to paper to lower rear cover and lower portions of several latter leaves, no actual dampstaining. Firm, square binding. 160 pp., b&w illus. Scarce. 031152 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 150 Years of Philadelphia Still-Life Painting [Philadelphia Collection LXII] 
Schwarz, Robert Devlin
Philadelphia, PA: Schwarz, 1997. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Philadelphia Collection LXII. 130 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. Very slightly handled, almost as issued. 008693 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 150th Anniversary Evangelical Lutheran Immanuels Church, Frankford, Philadelphia 1792-1942 
Herrmann, William F.
Philadelphia, PA: Evangelical Lutheran Immanuels Church, 1942. First Edition
Softcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Very Good. 
Tan stiff wraps. Modest shelf wear, covers mildly soiled, some rubbing evident along binding. 150th anniversary of Evangelical Lutheran (Immanuel) Church, Frankford, Philadelphia. Historical sketch, membership roll. Unpaginated, approx. [50] pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Text in English and German. 025813 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 47th Anniversary Membership Book: Republican Women of Pennsylvania, Inc. 

Philadelphia: Hannah Penn House, 1967. First Edition
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
Lilac wraps, booklet, 112 pp. Slightly sunned. 003015 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 73rd Annual Report of the Philadelphia Board of Trade [Philadelphia Board of Trade 1906] 
Tucker, William R. (secretary)
Philadelphia: Philadelphia Board of Trade, 1906. First Thus
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. N/A 
Black wraps, red lettering. Slightly chipped along edges, with slight corner loss, rear cover partially detached along joint. Firm, square binding, clean interior. viii,9-318 pp. 002976 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 A Catalogue of Books Belonging to the Library Company of Philadelphia: A Facsimile of the Edition of 1741 Printed by Benjamin Franklin 
Wolf, Edwin 2nd
Philadelphia, PA: William F. Fell Co. for The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1956. First Edition
Softcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Fine. 
Marbled paper over cardstock wraps. xii,60 pp. Very slightly soiled bottom text block corner, otherwise essentially as issued. 028248 
Price: 9.95 USD
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7 A Catalogue of Manuscript and Printed Documents, Chiefly Americana, Selected from the Archives and Manuscript Collections of the American Philosophical Society, Held at Philadelphia [1937 Exhibition Catalog] 

Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1937. First Edition
Original Wraps 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Booklet, orange wraps, lettered in black. Slight shelf wear. 38 pp., 135 entries. 032344 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 A Century of American Landscapes 1812-1912 

Philadelphia, PA: Schwarz Gallery, 1986. First Edition
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Philadelphia Collection XXIII. Color pictorial wraps. Oblong. Booklet. Slight shelf wear. 43 catalogued/captioned works, illus. in color. 022239 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9 A Century of Medicine 1848-1948: The History of the Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania 
Petry, Howard Kistler (editor)
Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania, 1952. First Collected
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Dark blue pebbled cloth, lettered in gilt, with MSSP device stamped onto lower spine panel. xiv + 404 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographic plates. Lightly soiled text block edges, slighty spotted cloth, very slightly warped boards. Almost as issued. 006925 
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10 A Century of Methodism in Germantown [A Century of Germantown Methodism] 
Thomas, Robert
Germantown, PA: Press of Germantown Independent, 1895. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. Not Issued 
Brown cloth, bordered in black, lettered in gilt. Mildly rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Decorated endpapers somewhat toned toward edges, both flyleaves showing minor fore-edge loss. Firm binding, clean interior. 70 pp + appendix, illus. w/ b&w plates. Decently preserved, scarce. 026099 
Price: 40.00 USD
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11 A Checklist of Pennsylvania Newspapers, Volume I: Philadelphia County 
The Pennsylvania Historical Survey, Division of Community Service Programs, Works Projects Administration
Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Historical Commission, 1944. First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
Prepared by The Pennsylvania Historical Survey, Division of Community Service Programs, Works Projects Administration. Light blue wraps, 321 pp. Lightly toned toward edges, sunned spine panel, light edge wear. Clean interior, modestly toned. Listings for Philadelphia County newspapers in PA historical collections and archives. Although published as "Volume I," the Philadelphia County entry is the only title ever published in this abandoned series. 002107 
Price: 8.50 USD
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12 A City Sketched: Guide to the Art and History of Philadelphia 
Newman, Libby
Philadelphia: University City Science Center/University of Pennsylvania, 1976. First Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Robert F. McGovern 
Green illus. stiff wraps. Light shelf wear. 120 pp., illus. 026826 
Price: 5.00 USD
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13 A Description of Moorestown in 1875, with Comments on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, 1876 [New Jersey] [Autobiography of Francis T. Atkinson, Book III: 1868-1890 (excerpts)] 
Atkinson, Francis T. [Francis W. Atkinson (editor)]
Moorestown, NJ: Historical Society of Moorestown, 1975. First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
Booklet, teal blue wraps. 21 pp., illus. Light handling wear, nearly as issued. 010390 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 A Friendly Guide Book to Philadelphia and the Wanamaker Store 

Philadelphia, PA: John Wanamaker, 1926. First Thus
Softcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Very Good. 
Stiff illus. wraps, blue 1/4 cloth binding. 64 pp., illus. Mildly age-toned covers, slight cloth loss at head and lower portions of cloth binding. This edition issued in conjunction with the 1926 Sesqui-Centennial commemoration in Philadelphia. 028844 
Price: 9.95 USD
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15 A Friends Select School History 
Brown, Carol H. (editor)
Philadelphia, PA: Friends Select School, 1989. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
History published in conjunction with the 300th anniversary of Quaker education in Pennsylvania. Stiff paper wraps. xiii,270 pp., illus. w/ many b&w photos. Lightly rubbed covers, light shelf wear. Final two leaves show short closed tears along fore-edges. Timeline of Events in F.S.S. History laid in. 009255 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 A Friends Select School History 
Brown, Carol H. (editor)
Philadelphia, PA: Friends Select School, 1989. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
History published in conjunction with the 300th anniversary of Quaker education in Pennsylvania. Stiff paper wraps. xiii,270 pp., illus. w/ many b&w photos. Light shelf wear. Timeline of Events in F.S.S. History laid in. 021561 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 A Gentleman of Much Promise: The Diary of Isaac Mickle 1837-1845 [Vol. I + Vol. II, Complete, Slipcased] 0812277228 / 9780812277227
Mickle, Isaac; Philip English Mackey (editor, intro.)
Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1977. First Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Not Issued 
Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in brown 1/4 cloth, tan paper covered boards, housed in original publisher's slipcase. Both volumes as issued, slipcase with slight shelf wear and area of dried glue residue on one side panel only, thus Near Fine. xxviii,248 + [ii],249-531 pp., illus., endpaper maps. A virtually unparalled first-person account of Jacksonian America, with much to interest the student of Philadelphia history. 027289 
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18 A History of Quaker Government in Pennsylvania - Volume II: The Quakers in the Revolution 
Sharpless, Isaac
Philadelphia, PA: T. S. Leach and Co., 1899. 1st Edition
Original Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued Book 
Putty cloth, lettered in gold foil. Volume II only (of 2). Slight shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age, slight binding lean. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner's book plate mounted on front fixed endpaper. [viii],255 pp., illus. 040048 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 A History of the Germantown Academy, [Volume II:] 1876 to 1936 
Lippincott, Horace Mather
Philadelphia, PA: Germantown Academy, 1935. First Edition
Buckram 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. Not Issued 
Brown buckram, paper title label mounted on upper spine. Vol. II only (of 2). Modest shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Title label toned and a bit ragged along edges. Former owner's signature on front pastedown. xxiv,235 pp., illus. 030659 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 A History of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania [Complete in 2 Volumes] 
Carson, Hampton L.
Philadelphia, PA: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1940. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued 
Complete in 2 volumes, uniformly bound in royal blue cloth, w/ gilt lettering. xxv,r41 + xi,498 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Slight shelf wear, text block edges a bit dulled or soiled by age. Both volumes show institutional book plate of Washington County (PA) Historical Society, no other marks or stamps, with original presentation card to the society from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania laid in -- it appears that HSP presented a copy of this publication to every county historical society upon issue. 006718 
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21 A History of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania [Complete in 2 Volumes] 
Carson, Hampton L.
Philadelphia, PA: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1940. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Not Issued 
Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in royal blue cloth, w/ gilt lettering. xxv,441 + xi,498 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Vol. II shows very slight fraying to top front corner, else both volumes essentially as issued. Former owner signature on front flyleaf of Vol. I. Near pristine set. 020060 
Price: 30.00 USD
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22 A History of the Townships of Byberry and Moreland, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from their Earliest Settlements by the Whites to the Present Time 
Martindale, Joseph C.; Albert W. Dudley (editor, revisions); Rev. S. F. Hotchkin (intro.)
Philadelphia, PA: George W. Jacobs and Co., 1905. Revised Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. N/A 
Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth chipped with modest loss at heel of spine, approx. 1/2" tear at bottom front joint. Mild shelf wear, front cover corners a bit curled. Firm binding, clean interior, though a bit age-toned, with original front flyleaf detached but present, both flyleaves brittle along edges. xvi,17-416 pp. Undated, ca. early 1900s, date approximate based on internal content, first thus (of revised edition), not a modern reprint. 025828 
Price: 75.00 USD
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23 A School's Gateway 
Herrick, Cheesman A.
Philadelphia, PA: Girard College Print Shop, 1938. First Edition
Original Wraps 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Near Fine. 
Wraps, stapled binding. 16 pp. Taped at top front corner, minimal actual wear. Text of address given at Girard College, Philadelphia, on 15 May 1938, about Silliman University, Dumaguete, Island of Negroes in the Philippines, a missionary college established soon after Admiral Dewey captured Manila in 1898, sponsored by Horace B. Silliman of Cohoes, New York. 019754 
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24 A Sketch of Owen Biddle in which is Added a Short Account of the Parke Family together with a List of his Descendants 
Biddle, Henry D.
Philadelphia, PA: Privately Printed, 1926. Second Edition
Buckram 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Not Issued 
Blue buckram, lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges. 2nd edition, reprinting the original (1892) edition, enlarged and revised. Cloth is modestly darkened/soiled along edges and spine panel. Slight binding lean. Gift inscription dated 1926 on front flyleaf. 127 pp., folding b&w family portrait frontis., illus. w/ b&w plates. Chester County, Pennsylvania Quaker genealogy, also closely associated with Philadelphia. 020551 
Price: 25.00 USD
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25 A Venture in 1777 
Mitchell, S. Weir
Philadelphia, PA: George W. Jacobs and Co., 1908. 1st Edition
Decorative Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Not Issued Book 
Tan cloth, lettered in black, illus. in dark blue, white, and gold, decorated endpapers, untrimmed text block edges. Cover cloth moderately soiled, spine panel somewhat darkened, but only minimal actual wear. Firm binding, clean interior. 120 pp., illus. Binding A of variants. 038289 
Price: 7.50 USD
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