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A History of Pottstown, Pennsylvania 1752-1952

By: Chancellor, Paul, with Marjorie Potts Wendell; Paul Wescott (maps, decorations)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pottstown, PA, Feroe Press: 1974

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 035766

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps, goldenrod, white and burgundy. Facsimile reprint of 4,000 copies, reprinting the original 1953 edition issued by the Historical Societ of Pottstown. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued, with square, uncreased binding, slight separation at head of spine neatly mended and barely detectable. x,190 pp. View more info

Chester County [Pennsylvania] [Then & Now]

By: Chester County Historical Society with Chester County Camera Club

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041809

ISBN: 073853661X

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Light rubbing to small area along top front edge, slightly thumbed back cover. 128 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

The Revolutionary War Years: The War for Independence as Seen Chiefly in Berks, Chester and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania, September to December, 1777 [#878/1,000, SIGNED]

By: Claussen, W. Edmunds

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Boyertown, PA, Self-Published [Printed by Gilbert Printing Co.]: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048814

ISBN: B003Y53UIW

Condition: Fine


SIGNED. Red cloth, gilt lettering. Essentially as issued. #878 of a (first and only) Bicentennial Edition, limited to 1,000 copies, signed by author on limitation page. vii,175 pp., illus. Color illus. dust jacket shows minor loss at spine extremities, 3/4" closed tear with crease at head of front joint, minor surface rubbing in a few areas, now in mylar. Alternate title: "Revolutionary War Years In Berks, Chester and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania, Being Chiefly Concerned from September 12 till December 18, 1777." View more info

Fine Food, Wine, and Pickled Pine: The Story of Coventry Forge Inn

By: Cole, Ann Kilborn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, David McKay Co.: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048800

ISBN: B0006AXVTQ

Condition: Near Fine


Gray variegated paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Mildly toned text block edges with foxing along bottom edge, minor foxing to endpapers. ix,211 pp., b&w plates. Dust jacket is foxed along flap folds, with lighter foxing to portions of both panels, chipped spine extremities and corners, now in mylar. View more info

Colonial Records of the Swedish Churches in Pennsylvania, Volume 2: The Rudman Years 1697-1702

By: Craig, Peter Stebbins (editor), with Kim-Eric Williams (asst. editor)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Swedish Colonial Society: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047347

ISBN: 0976250128

Condition: As New


Royal blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xvii,221 pp., illus. Exceptionally scarce. View more info

Reading Furnace 1736

By: Cremers, Estelle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Elverson, PA, Redding Furnace Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040584

ISBN: B0006EIB9M

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. vi,194 pp., illus. in color, b&w, maps. View more info

30,000 Acres: Vincent and Pikeland Townships 1686 to 1850 - The New Mediterranean Sea Company [#25/1,000, SIGNED]

By: Cremers, Estelle

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Pottstown, PA, Estelle Cremers [Printed by Eastern Litho Corp.]: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048686

ISBN: B0006ESXHW

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff tan illus. wraps, lettered in brown. Minor shelf wear. Uncreased binding, clean interior. [v],138 pp., illus., maps. No. 25 of an edition limited to 1,000 copies. Signed by author on page opposite copyright page. Scarce. View more info

Coventry: The Skool Kill District - A Basic History of Three Coventry Townships, 1700-1850 [Schuylkill Valley, Chester County, Pennsylvania]

By: Cremers, Estelle, and Pamela Shenk

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Morgantown, PA, Self-Published [Printed by Masthof Press]: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030565

ISBN: 1930353723

Condition: Fine


Rust cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xiii,186 pp., illus. History of South, North, and East Coventry, Schuylkill Navigation Company, etc. Very scarce. View more info

Coventry: The Skool Kill District - A Basic History of Three Coventry Townships, 1700-1850 [Schuylkill Valley, Chester County, Pennsylvania]

By: Cremers, Estelle, and Pamela Shenk

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Morgantown, PA, Self-Published [Printed by Masthof Press]: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034541

ISBN: 1930353723

Condition: Fine


Rust cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xiii,186 pp., illus. History of South, North, and East Coventry, Schuylkill Navigation Company, etc. Very scarce. View more info

A Century of Wyeths, Including Selections from MBNA, Brandywine River Museum, and Private Collections

By: Crosman, Christopher, and Charles M. Cawley (commentaries); Lauren Smith (essay)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rockland, ME, Farnsworth Art Museum: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033149

Condition: VG-


Dark green color illus. wraps, perfect-bound. Catalogue to accompany 1999 Farnsworth exhibition. Mild shelf wear, lightly rubbed edges and joints, 2" closed tear along top rear edge neatly mended with clear tape. Firm, square binding, clean interior. xvi,120,[8] pp., illus. in color, folding plate. View more info

The Athenaeum Age in Chester County

By: Dallett, Francis James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: West Chester, PA, Chester County Historical Society: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020637

Condition: Near Fine


Light gray stiff paper wraps. Booklet. Covers are lightly foxed, with Chester Co. Historical Society address stamp on lower front cover and upper title page. Clean interior. 30 pp., illus. View more info

Devon: A Pictorial History Showing Over 475 Images

By: DePiano, Margaret, and Srephen DiAddezio

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Devon, PA, Self-published: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045800

ISBN: 0615166687

Condition: Very Good


Stiff pictorial wraps. Covers are a bit thumbed, with mild shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 142 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Chester County: A Traveler's Album [SIGNED]

By: DiOrio, Eugene L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coatesville and Malvern, Chester Co., PA, Walsworth/Taylor Publishing Co.: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017144

ISBN: 0960441409

Condition: Fine


Ivory-tan cloth. 308 pp., b&w photographs. Very slight lean, otherwise as issed. SIGNED by author on copyright pg. 2nd ptg.: 1983. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket, now in mylar. View more info

The Diaries of Mary Jane Dowlin 1864-1865 [Uwchlan Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania] [INSCRIBED]

By: Dowlin, Mary Jane; Maisie Hodes-Wood (transcription, editor); W. A. Wood Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Exton, PA, Uwchlan Township Historical Commission: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 040688

ISBN: B0006SAKM4

Condition: Near Fine


Light lilac pictorial wraps. Front cover lightly soiled along fore-edge, 3/4" closed tear and crease at top rear binding corner. Contents fine. Inscribed by transcriber/editor Hodes-Wood, full signature, personalized, dated 5 Nov. 2000. Copy no. 14 of an unstated edition. vi,217 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, maps. Scarce. View more info

History of Churches and Worship Groups in the Oxford Area (Chester County, PA) [The History of Churches and Worship Groups in Oxford Borough and Surrounding Townships in Chester County, Pennsylvania] [SIGNED]

By: Dowling, Iris Gray

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford Area Historical Association (OAHA): 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 046474

ISBN: 1620501600

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. Mild shelf/handling wear, with bottom front cover corner crease, small area of surface loss on back cover. Firm binding, clean interior. Signed by editor/supervisor Dowling on main title, full signature with Bible verse citation. 176 pp., illus. View more info

The Church of Saint Peter in the Great Valley 1700-1940: The Story of a Colonial Country Parish in Pennsylvania + 1958 Supplement [2 volumes]

By: Eberlein, Harold Donaldson, and Cortlandt Van Dyke Hubbard

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, August Dietz and Son: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045095

ISBN: B0038BVSUO

Condition: VG-


Original stiff light brown wraps, lettered in black. Typical creasing/chipping to extended cover edges, mild soiling to covers, mended partial separation along joints. Interior intact. iv,167 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Accompanied by scarce supplement, booklet, 8vo, 22 pp., "A brief record 1944-1958, supplementing the History, 1700-1943." Main booklet VG-, supplement Fine. View more info

Wharton Esherick Studio & Collection

By: Eisenhauer, Paul D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. for Wharton Esherick Museum: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039931

ISBN: 0764334492

Condition: Fine


Glossy color pictorial boards. As issued. 96 pp., fully illus. w/ color photographs. View more info

The Battle of Bunker's Hill [Philip Freneau Press Bicentennial Series on the American Revolution]

By: Elting, John R.; Harold L. Peterson (fwd.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Monmouth Beach, NJ, Philip Freneau Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021739

ISBN: 0912480114

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, lettered and illus. in black. Very slightly rubbed at spine extremities, very slight blemish at top corner of front flyleaf from sticker removal, very nearly as issued. Former owner's embossed name stamp along fore-edge of title page, otherwise unmarked. Firm binding, clean interior. 56 pp., illus. w/ maps. View more info

The Four Seasons of Chester County [Volume I]

By: Hamer, Red

Price: $15.00

Publisher: West Chester, Chester Co., PA, Self-Published: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002810

ISBN: 0960540008

Condition: Fine


3rd ptg.: 1981. Color photos throughout. Gift inscription on FEP, very slightly rubbed at bottom spine extremity. View more info

The Four Seasons of Chester County [SIGNED]

By: Hamer, Red

Price: $10.00

Publisher: West Chester, Chester Co., PA, Self-Published: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003708

ISBN: 0960540008

Condition: Fine


10th ptg.: 1995. Color photos throughout. Signed by author on half-title. "The first all-color pictorial of William Penn's first named colony featuring many olde country innes." View more info

The Four Seasons of Chester County [Volume I]

By: Hamer, Red

Price: $20.00

Publisher: West Chester, Chester Co., PA, Self-Published: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011778

ISBN: 0960540008

Condition: Fine


1st edition. Black leatherette, lettered in gold foil. 96 pp. Color photos throughout. "The first all-color pictorial of William Penn's first named colony featuring many olde country inns." Light shelf wear to dust jacket, now in Brodart sleeve. View more info

The Four Seasons of Chester County [SIGNED]

By: Hamer, Red

Price: $25.00

Publisher: West Chester, Chester Co., PA, Self-Published: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011779

ISBN: 0960540008

Condition: Fine


4th ptg.: 1983. Black leatherette, lettered in gold foil. 96 pp. Color photos throughout. Signed by author on half-title. "The first all-color pictorial of William Penn's first named colony featuring many olde country inns." Dust jacket has price-clipped front flap, else as issued, now in Brodart sleeve. View more info

Dear Sister: A Collection of Civil War Letters Written by Joseph and William Downing to Their Sister Sarah of Lionville, Pennsylvania [SIGNED]

By: Happersett, Constance, Patricia Gaines, and Susannah Brody (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Uwchlan Township Historical Commission: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed By Editor

Seller ID: 048667

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Slight soil mark along bottom edge near binding, minor handling wear. Signed by all three editors on lower main title. x,57 pp. Scarce. View more info

Brandywine Days; or, The Shepherd's Hour-Glass [Presentation Copy from Publisher Edward T. Biddle, Philadelphia]

By: Hayes, John Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, The Biddle Press/Headley Bros.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031426

Condition: Very Good


Light green cloth, lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges. Mildly rubbed spine extremities. Paper split along both hinges, which are still quite firm. 228 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. One-page TLS on Biddle Press letterhead, folded, mounted on front flyleaf, signed by Edward T. Biddle (president), presenting this copy to a colleague ("I am sending thee a book"). View more info

A History of Chester County, Pennsylvania

By: Heathcote, C. W. (editor), and Lucile Shenk (assoc. editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, National Historical Association: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025153

Condition: Very Good


Black/dark green cloth. Minimally ex-library, non-circulating, hand-written call label on lower spine. Modest shelf wear, a bit rubbed at extremities, minor exposure at one corner. Text block edges somewhat dulled by age. Clean, unmarked interior. vii,479 pp. Scarce, comprehensive history (not the smaller and far more limited school text), decently preserved. View more info