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Walks in Reading Town

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Chamber of Commerce of Reading, PA: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001910

ISBN: B00G1P7CZE

Condition: Near Fine


Orange cloth, blue lettering. Slightly rubbed corners and extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The Foundation of the Town of Reading in Pennsylvania

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Reading, PA, School District of Reading, Pennsylvania: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001922

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, gilt lettering. 210 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, illus. endpapers. Ex-library from noncirculating collection, with occasional internal stamps through interior on text pages (nothing obscuring text). Lightly rubbed corners, extremities, call number on lower spine panel, well preserved exterior. Firm binding. Mounted onto a rear blank is a very scarce notice from Landis Tanger, Superintendent of Schools for the District of Reading, concerning this publication, dated 1 March 1929. View more info

The Foundation of the Town of Reading in Pennsylvania

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, School District of Reading, Pennsylvania: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004773

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, gilt lettering. Essentially as issued. 210 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, illus. endpapers. Former owner signature on front flyleaf, very small area of slight discoloration at head of spine. Scarce dust jacket lacks approx. 60% of spine panel, also shows chipped corners, protected in Brodart sleeve. View more info

Annals of the Penn Square, Reading

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004775

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, tape stains on front and rear panels. Ex-library stamp, modestly marked, lacking RFEP, library stamp on bottom text block edge blotted out by marker. Acceptable reading copy, little actual wear. View more info

The Foundation of the Town of Reading in Pennsylvania

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, School District of Reading, Pennsylvania: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005151

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, gilt lettering. Slight shelf wear. 210 pp., illus. endpapers, b&w plates. View more info

Early Narratives of Berks County

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Reading, PA, Historical Society of Berks County: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005999

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, gilt lettering, 188 pp., b&w plates. Modestly rubbed joints and extremities, corners very slightly rubbed. Firm binding, clean interior. Gift inscription on front flyleaf, one vintage price notation in grease pencil(?) on front pastedown. View more info

Walks in Reading Town

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Chamber of Commerce of Reading, PA: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010263

ISBN: B00G1P7CZE

Condition: Near Fine


Orange cloth, blue lettering. Very slightly rubbed corners and extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. Dust jacket is moderately soiled but otherwise nicely preserved, showing light edge/shelf wear, now in Brodart sleeve. Lightly foxed opposite endpapers and along text block edges, otherwise clean. Scarce in jacket. View more info

Annals of the Penn Square, Reading

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012436

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth. [vii],106 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Modestly soiled, lightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Spine panel a bit sunned, a few surface marks to cloth. View more info

Walks in Reading Town

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Chamber of Commerce of Reading, PA: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016368

ISBN: B00G1P7CZE

Condition: Near Fine


Orange cloth, blue lettering. v,216 pp., illus. Very slightly rubbed corners and extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. Dust jacket is moderately soiled but otherwise nicely preserved, showing light edge/shelf wear, with minor loss at head of spine and top front corner, price clipped front flap, now in Brodart sleeve. View more info

Early Narratives of Berks County

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Historical Society of Berks County: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046852

Condition: VG+


Burgundy cloth, gilt lettering, 188 pp., b&w plates. Slightlly rubbed corners and extremities, light moisture blemish to lower front cover. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner's signature inside front cover. View more info

Walks in Reading Town

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Chamber of Commerce of Reading, PA: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048822

ISBN: B00G1P7CZE

Condition: Fine


Orange cloth, blue lettering. v,216 pp., illus. Essentially as issued, with firm binding, clean interior. Dust jacket is mildly tanned, with some toning along spine panel and flap folds, triangle of loss and smaller chip along top rear edge, now in Brodart sleeve. View more info

Annals of the Penn Square, Reading

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027860

Condition: VG+


Red cloth. [vii],106 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Minimally ex-library, institutional book plate (Historical Society of Montgomery County), small call number on lower spine, otherwise unmarked. Small area of dried glue residue on front flyleaf, otherwise clean interior, firm binding. View more info

Walks in Reading Town [SIGNED]

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Chamber of Commerce of Reading, PA: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 032199

ISBN: B002J7TFS0

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED. Rust cloth, blue lettering. v,216 pp., illus. Light shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age. Signed by author along top edge of front flyleaf. View more info

A Tale of Reading Town: An Episode from the Plot Against Washington [INSCRIBED]

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Albert and Charles Boni: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 046408

ISBN: B00XGMUPDQ

Condition: VG+


INSCRIBED. Light brown cloth, orange on black title labels mounted on upper front and spine panels. Minor shelf wear with slight binding lean, 1/4" mended tear at head of spine panel. xv,229 pp. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf, full signature, personalized, dated Christmas 1962. View more info

The Smith Family of Pennsylvania: Johann Friederich Schmidt 1746-1812

By: Nolan, J. Bennett

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Reading Eagle Press for the Smith Family Association: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046764

ISBN: B000869OTO

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, lettered in gilt. Several surface marks and scratches to front cover, lettering faded, moisture ring to back cover cloth. Firm binding, clean interior. 203 pp., b&w plates. View more info

Southeastern Pennsylvania: A History of the Counties of Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia and Schuylkill [Vol. I + II + III, Complete]

By: Nolan, J. Bennett (supervising editor)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and New York, Lewis Historical Publishing Co.: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032202

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue-gray buckram, gilt on royal blue title panels on upper spines. Light shelf wear, a bit rubbed along edges and at corners, cloth slightly soiled with a few light surface marks Firm bindings, clean interiors. xvi,576 + [iv],577-1172 + [iv],560 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs and portrait plates. An excellent and often overlooked multi-county history that does an exceptional job of placing the southeastern counties of Pennsylvania into a broader historical context than was common in similar single-county histories of this era. View more info