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Battle of Paoli

By: McGuire, Thomas J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044259

ISBN: 0811701980

Condition: VG+


Brown 1/4 cloth, pale orange paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Two gift inscriptions occupy most of front flyleaf, library stamp on lower main title, otherwise unmarked and essentially as issued. xviii,270 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Color illus. dust jacket shows minor surface wear, 1/2" closed tear at lower front flap fold, minor rubbing to corners, now in mylar. View more info

Wondrous Strange: The Wyeth Tradition -- Howard Pyle - N. C. Wyeth - Andrew Wyeth - James Wyeth

By: Michaelis, David (fwd.); Susan C. Larsen (intro.); Stephen T. Bruni, Betsy James Wyeth, Theodore F. Wolff, and Christopher Crosman (essays)

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Co. w/ Delaware Art Museum, Farnsworth Art Museum: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031947

ISBN: 0821225367

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Very slight shelf wear, essentially as issued. 168 pp., illus. w/ color plates. View more info

The Lady Blows A Horn [Nancy Penn Smith Hannum] [SIGNED]

By: Mohr, Nancy L.; Florence Shinkle (intro.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Unionville, PA, Sevynmor Press: 2011

Edition: 3rd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 038317

ISBN: 0615485065

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear, modest surface rubbing to back cover. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. [x],228 pp., illus., endpaper maps. Signed by author on page preceding main title. Accompanied by book mark printed exclusively for this (commemorative) edition. View more info

Howard Pyle: A Record of His Illustrations and Writings

By: Morse, Willard S., and Gertrude Brinckle (compilers)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Singing Tree Press: 1969

Seller ID: 010685

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth. 1969 facsimile reissue of original 1921 Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts edition. x,242 pp., illus. in b&w. Very slightly rubbed extremities, virtually as issued. View more info

September 11, 1777: Washington's Defeat at Brandywine Dooms Philadelphia

By: Mowday, Bruce E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shippensburg, PA, White Mane Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038231

ISBN: 1572493283

Condition: Fine


Light blue polished paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xxviii,225 pp., illus. View more info

September 11, 1777: Washington's Defeat at Brandywine Dooms Philadelphia

By: Mowday, Bruce E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shippensburg, PA, White Mane Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039616

ISBN: 1572493283

Condition: Fine


Light blue polished paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, now in mylar. xxviii,225 pp., illus. View more info

Along the Brandywine River [Postcard History Series]

By: Mowday, Bruce Edward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048681

ISBN: 073850940X

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Light crease to top front cover corner, otherwise nearly as issued. 128 pp. 3rd ptg.: 2003. View more info

Colonial Architecture of the Mid-Atlantic [The Architectural Treasures of Early America - Vol. IV]

By: Mulllins, Lisa C. (series editor); Roy Underhill (pref.); Russell F. Whitehead and Frank Chouteau Brown (original editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, The National Historical Society:

Seller ID: 035827

Condition: Fine


Laminated green b&w pictorial boards. Slight spotting along top text block edge, otherwise as issued. 248 pp., illus. w/ green tinted photographs, site and floor plans, diagrams. Re-published from material originally published as The White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs. View more info

Vision and Ability: A History of CFS - The School at Church Farm

By: Neighbour, Mary E. (editor); Charles W. Shreiner III (fwd.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paoli, PA, CFS-The School at Church Farm: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040341

ISBN: B000CDKNDE

Condition: Fine


Glossy color pictorial boards. As issued. vi,140 pp., illus. w/ vintage b&w photographs. 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

The One Hundred and Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the Congregation of Upper Octorara. September 4, 1895. [Cover Title: History of Octorara from 1870 to 1895] [Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church] [Association Copy]

By: Parke, Arthur T., Sr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, PA, Oxford Press Printing House for Upper Octorara Congregation: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023668

Condition: Very Good


Brown flexible cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Approx. 1 1/2" area of loss along upper front fore-edge (approx. 1/8" deep), a cosmetic blemish, otherwise only light shelf/handling wear. Signed by the author's son, Arthur T. Parke, in pencil on front flyleaf. Parke Sr. is credited as the author of the historical sketch by a penciled annotation on p. 8, the first page of the text. 70 pp. View more info

A History of East Brandywine Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania

By: Paul, Barbara

Price: $75.00

Publisher: East Brandywine Historical Commission: 1992

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 026848

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered/illus. in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows price sticker on front flap, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. Stated first edition, second printing (1997), published in memorium of the author, Barbara Paul, who passed away that year. xvi,160 pp., illus. Very scarce. View more info

A History of East Brandywine Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania

By: Paul, Barbara

Price: $45.00

Publisher: East Brandywine Historical Commission: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046699

ISBN: B004BI7O9W

Condition: As New


Dark blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered and with emblem in gold foil. New, as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. Stated 1st edition, 2nd ptg. (1997). xv,160 pp., illus. View more info

History and Progress of Chester County

By: Pitt, Thomas A.; Thomas Elliott and Desmond Nunan (editors)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: West Chester, PA, Commissioners of Chester County: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020638

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff pictorial wraps. 100 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Lightly soiled/foxed covers, clean interior. View more info

N. C. Wyeth and the Brandywine Tradition

By: Pitz, Henry C. (essay)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, William Penn Memorial Museum: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007007

Condition: Near Fine


Catalog to accompany 1965 exhibition by PHMC at William Penn Museum, Harrisburg. Rose and violet stiff paper wraps. Small notch of paper loss along bottom front edge, else virtually as issued. Introductory essay by Henry C. Pitz w/ b&w photos, 8 pp. color plates, catalogue of 134 works by N. C. Wyeth, Carolyn Wyeth, Henriette Wyeth Hurd, and Andrew Wyeth. View more info

Thomas Mason, Adventurer

By: Pleasants, Henry, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Co.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009475

Condition: Very Good


Black blind stamped cloth. Modestly rubbed corners, joints, light general shelf wear. xi,366 pp., illus. w/ internal line drawings, b&w plates at rear, endpaper maps. A portion of front pastedown shows surface paper loss from apparent removal of former owner bookplate, otherwise intact. Author lived in West Chester, Chester Co., Pennsylvania. View more info

History of the Conestoga Turnpike through Chester County, Pennsylvania [#861/1,500, SIGNED]

By: Quillman, Stuart H. (research); Catherine C. Quillman (text)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boyertown, PA, Gilbert Printing: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 038221

Condition: Fine


Dark blue buckram. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket is modestly foxed on both panels, otherwise only slight shelf wear, now in mylar. [ix],102 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, maps. Signed by author on main title. No. 861 of an edition limited to 1,500 copies. View more info

Valley Forge: Text and Pictures--An Illustrated Account of the Encampment of the Continental Army Under Gen. Washington at Valley Forge During the Winter of 1777-78

By: Ray, Frederic

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002040

Condition: Near Fine


Blue stiff paper wraps, illus. Lightly toned, minor handling. View more info

Schuylkill Navigation: A Photographic History

By: Rinker, Harry L.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ, Canal Captains Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036568

ISBN: 0961367520

Condition: Very Good


Stiff green pictorial wraps, perfect-bound. Moisture contact has resulted in mild dampstaining and slight surface loss along edge at bottom front binding corner, with some discoloration inside front cover and light dampstaining to that corner on the first several leaves only. 96 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Very scarce. View more info

West Chester, the First 200 Years: 1799-1999 Bicentennial Souvenir

By: Rodebaugh, Paul A., Jeffrey Rollison, Erice Chandlee Wilson (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: West Chester, PA, West Chester Bicentennial History Committee: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046925

ISBN: B001AA0RAW

Condition: VG+


SOFTCOVER, stiff color illus. wraps, perfect-bound. 222 pp., illus. Mild handling wear with a few thumbing divots to front cover, light crease to bottom rear corner. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. View more info

The Wayside Inns on the Lancaster Roadside between Philadelphia and Lancaster

By: Sachse, Julius F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Self-Published [Printed by New Era Printing Co.]: 1915

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 038246

Condition: VG+


Dark green original cloth, paper title label mounted on upper spine panel, untrimmed text block edges. 206 pp., illus. with b&w plates. Light shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities, short closed tear to cloth (neatly mended and barely apparent) along front joint. Minor toning to title label. Firm binding with mended front hinge, rear fully intact. Minor foxing to blank frontis. verso and tissue guard. Stated 2nd edition with 1912 date on lower main title, 1915 on copyright page. View more info

Chester County, Pennsylvania Inventories 1684-1850

By: Schiffer, Margaret B.; Charles F. Montgomery (fwd.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Exton, PA, Schiffer Publishing Ltd.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032143

ISBN: 0685785033

Condition: Very Good


Dark red "leatherette" stiff wraps, lettered in gold, spiral-bound. First edition thus: 1974. Light surface rubbing to covers. Both flyleaves, main title, and final text page show light foxing/mildew spotting (not active), otherwise clean and fully intact. Text block fore-edge lightly soiled. [v],401 pp. View more info

The Chester County Historical Society [Pennsylvania]

By: Schiffer, Peter Berwind

Price: $5.00

Publisher: West Chester, PA, Chester County Historical Society: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039827

Condition: Very Good


Stiff blue wraps. Mild rubbing to covers, with "1971" date inked on upper front cover, sunned spine panel. Mild foxing inside covers and to text block edges. [iv],69 pp., illus. Original edition. View more info

The Treweryn Hunt Diaries, 1939-1953 [#199/600, SIGNED by Editor/Illustrator]

By: Sharp, David B., Jr., Master; J. Clayton Bright (editor, illus.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Privately Published by the Author [Printed by Boyertown Printing Co.]: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor-Illustrator

Seller ID: 033930

ISBN: 0965903001

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, lettered in dark green. Very slight foxing to text block edges, binding slightly cocked, otherwise as issued, appears unread. 303 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, endpaper maps. No. 199 of an edition limited to 600 copies; signed by editor/illustrator Bright on main title. Dust jacket is very slightly rubbed along joints with a tiny spot of rubbing on upper spine panel, now in archival mylar. Scarce history of the the Treweryn Hunts over 15 years, Chester County, Pennsylvania. View more info

History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, from the Discovery of the Territory Included Within its Limits to the Present Time, with a Notice of the Geology of the County, and Catalogues of its Minerals, Plants, Quadrupeds and Birds

By: Smith, George

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Henry B. Ashmead for Delaware County Institute of Science: 1862

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036816

Condition: Very Good


Original edition, vintage rebind in black buckram, gilt on red leather title label mounted on upper spine panel. Minor shelf wear. Text block edges toned by age. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. viii,582 pp., illus., folding map opposite p. 18, large folding map (showing tape repairs and separation along several folds) bound in prior to Index. Howes S 594. View more info