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The Alderfers of America: History and Genealogy

By: Stanley, Helen Alderfer

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Schlechters for the Alderfer Family: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047468

ISBN: B0006C6LQO

Condition: Fine


Magenta cloth, lettered in gold foil. Mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued. xix,636 pp., illus. View more info

The Strassburger Family and Allied Families of Pennsylvania, Being the Ancestry of Jacob Andrew Strassburger, Esquire, of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

By: Strassburger, Ralph Beaver

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gwynedd Valley, PA, Printed for Private Circulation: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026039

ISBN: B0006AJ2SU

Condition: Very Good


Olive cloth, ruled in blind, lettered in gilt on front and spine panels. 520 pp., illus. w/ black and white plates. Modest shelf wear, minor rubbing to top corners. Address stamp of former owner William T. Parsons (Pennsylvania German Studies at Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA) on front flyleaf, along with a hand-written annotation of where purchased and amount, otherwise unmarked. One plate shows a bit of raggedness along fore-edge, and there is a short closed tear along one edge of the folding family chart at rear. View more info

The Strassburger Family and Allied Families of Pennsylvania, Being the Ancestry of Jacob Andrew Strassburger, Esquire, of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

By: Strassburger, Ralph Beaver

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Gwynedd Valley, PA, Printed for Private Circulation: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038705

ISBN: B0006AJ2SU

Condition: Very Good


Olive cloth, ruled in blind, lettered in gilt on front and spine panels. 520 pp., illus. w/ black and white plates. Modest shelf wear, covers lightly soiled and with a few light surface marks, text block edges typically somewhat toned by age. Firm binding with evidence of repair to rear hinge, with slight foxing to some plates and adjacent leaves through interior, a minor cosmetic distraction. View more info

Pottstown Sesqui-Centennial 1965: 150th Anniversary of Formation of Borough

By: Strothers, A. G. (editor, fwd.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pottstown, PA, Pottstown Sesqui-Centennial Committee: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022639

Condition: VG+


White stiff paper wraps, lettered and illus. in red. Booklet. 88 pp., illus. Covers mildly foxed/soiled, interior fully intact. View more info

Old Fire Marks

By: Swigart, W. Emmert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norristown, PA, Historical Society of Montgomery County: 1946

Edition: First Separate

Seller ID: 002861

Condition: Fine


Reprinted from Apr. 1946 of Bulletin of HSMC. Booklet, as issued, illus. w/ b&w photographic plates. View more info

Valley Forge: A Chronicle of American Heroism

By: Taylor, Frank H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and Valley Forge, PA, James W. Nagle, Publisher for Valley Forge Park Commission: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020480

Condition: Good


Light brown cloth, lettered and decorated in gray and dark blue. Moderate overall wear, with soilng and spotting to covers, most pronounced near edges. Front board modestly warped and lifting along fore-edge. Paper along front hinge separated, rear hinge slightly starting, but both hinges and binding are firm. Endpapers somewhat toned, interior clean and bright. Former owner book plate on front pastedown. 120 pp., illus., folding map at rear. View more info

Valley Forge: A Chronicle of American Heroism

By: Taylor, Frank H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and Valley Forge, PA, James W. Nagle, Publisher for Valley Forge Park Commission: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024372

Condition: Good-VG


Light brown cloth, lettered and decorated in gray and dark blue. Ex-library copy, non-circulating, mildly stamped/marked. Moderate overall wear, with soiling to cloth, some dampstaining along spine panel and joints. 120 pp., illus., folding map at rear. Clean interior beyond library marks. View more info

A Century of Methodism in Germantown [A Century of Germantown Methodism]

By: Thomas, Robert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Germantown, PA, Press of Germantown Independent: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026099

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

Washington Along the Delaware: The Battles of Trenton and Princeton - As Told by the Men Who Were There and Through Washington's Own Official Dispatches [SIGNED]

By: Thompson, Ray

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fort Washington, PA, The Bicentennial Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 043808

ISBN: B0043I8R78

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED. Booklet, light blue pictorial wraps. Frot cover somewhat soiled/toned, lightly foxed flyleaves. 84 pp., illus. Signed by author on front flyleaf, dated 1 Dec. 1970. View more info

Pennsylvania Landmarks of The Revolution

By: Trussell, John B. B., Jr.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014296

Condition: Fine


Black illus. paper wraps. As issued. 57 pp., illus. View more info

Epic on the Schuylkill: The Valley Forge Encampment, 1777-1778

By: Trussell, John B. B., Jr.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020632

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, color illus wraps. [ii],46 pp. Mildly soiled covers, otherwise fully intact. View more info

History of the Church of the Messiah, Gwynedd: Its First Hundred Years 1866-1966

By: Wainwright, Nicholas B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gwynedd, PA, The Church of the Messiah: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037390

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, gray "leatherette" wraps, lettered in gilt. Very slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. 53 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Lower Merion Baptist Church, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 1808-1933

By: Walker, Gavin Morton

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bryn Mawr, PA, Book Committee, Lower Merion Baptist Church: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045003

Condition: Near Fine


Black pebbled cloth, lettered in gilt. 48 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Final leaf has separated from binding staples but is still firmly anchored with rear flyleaf. Cover lettering partially rubbed. Very scarce. View more info

The Muhlenbergs of Pennsylvania

By: Wallace, Paul A. W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036594

Condition: VG+


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear with a few light surface marks to cloth. Former owner's address inscription and note regarding purchase in ink on upper front pastedown (inside front cover), otherwise clean and unmarked. ix,358 pp. View more info

The Muhlenbergs of Pennsylvania

By: Wallace, Paul A. W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037279

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear with light spotting to portions of front cover, a few scratches to back cover cloth. Firm binding, clean interior. Gift inscription on front flyleaf. ix,358 pp. View more info

A Monograph of the New Goschenhoppen and Great Swamp Reformed Charge 1731-1881

By: Weiser, C. Z.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Daniel Miller, Printer: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021823

Condition: VG+


Brown pebbled cloth, lettered in gilt, bordered in blind. Mild shelf wear, corners a bit curled. Text block edges somewhat dulled by age. Clean interior, firm binding. 166 pp. History occasioned by the 150th anniversary of the Reformed Charge. Well preserved copy of a scarce issue. View more info

Freedom Foundation: Hostessing - First Lady for 22 Years at Valley Forge 1948-1970 [Reminisces [sic] of the First 21 Years of Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge] [SIGNED]

By: Wells, Ruth Elizabeth Van Allen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Valley Forge, PA, Freedoms Foundation: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 041071

Condition: Fine


Booklet, stiff light green wraps, lettered in black. As issued. Inscribed by author on front cover, full signature, with generic "all the best from" inscription. 30,[18],16,[2],13,[5] pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Memoir. View more info

Conshohocken in Vintage Postcards [Postcard History Series]

By: Welsh, Phillip, and Sharon Welsh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046667

ISBN: 0738509876

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight wear to corners, essentially as issued. 128 pp., illus. 3rd ptg.: 2003. View more info

History of the Mennonites of the Franconia Conference

By: Wenger, John C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Telford, PA, Franconia Mennonite Historical Society: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038252

Condition: VG+


Green cloth, lettered in gilt. Clock is somewhat flecked (a reaction of the binding glue to the cloth) on both covers and spine panel, otherwise only slight shelf wear. Firm binding, clean interior. xv,523 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

The Red Hills: A Record of Good Days Outdoors and In, With Things Pennsylvania Dutch

By: Weygandt, Cornelius

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1929

Seller ID: 011721

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, front panel cartouche and spine panel lettering in gilt. xv,251 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. 4th ptg.: Oct. 1930. Former owner bookplate on front pastedown. Light shelf wear, nearly as issued. Former owner signature in pencil on front flyleaf, endpapers a bit toned. Author's first book to focus on the Pennsylvania German folklore of which he wrote so eloquently. Highly recommended. View more info

The Red Hills: A Record of Good Days Outdoors and In, With Things Pennsylvania Dutch

By: Weygandt, Cornelius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1929

Seller ID: 021376

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, front panel cartouche and spine panel lettering in gilt. xv,251 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. 4th ptg.: Oct. 1930. Light shelf wear, spine panel slightly sunned. Former owner signature and stamped plate, gift inscription on front flyleaf. Firm binding, clean interior. Author's first book to focus on the Pennsylvania German folklore of which he wrote so eloquently. Highly recommended. View more info

Swamp New Hanover Volume II

By: Wood, Robert

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Gilbertsville, PA, Hanover Township Historical Society: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046683

ISBN: 1601260547

Condition: As New


Tan cloth, lettered/illus. in gold foil. Minor creasing to front fixed endpaper, essentially as issued. ix,156 pp., illus. Historical sketches of northern Montgomery County. View more info

Foulkeways: The Treasure and the Dream

By: Zimmerman, Blanche Perkins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Burnsville, NC, Celo Valley Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038976

ISBN: 0923687173

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, lettered/illus. in gold foil. Presents as issued. Gift inscription on front flyleaf with recipient's name whited-out. xv,157 pp., illus. w/ color plates, also b&w photographs. History of Foulkeways at Gwynedd, the first Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Pennsylvania, administered by the Religious Society of Friends. View more info