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The Pennsylvania Inquirer Vol. I, No. 1 (Philadelphia, Monday, June 1, 1829) [Facsimile Reprint]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 030767

Condition: Fine


Newsprint, 4 pp., no publication information given. Uncredited facsimile reprint of the first issue of the Pennsylvania (later Philadelphia) Inquirer. Approx. 21" x 15". Essentially as issued, with one horizontal and one vertical fold original to issue. View more info

The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania: Catalogue - Loan Exhibition of Historical Objectds under the Auspices of the Associate Committee of Women in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030773

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, gray wraps, lettered in black. Historical society stamp to lower front cover, lower main title, and lower back cover. 58 pp., 100 catalogued objects (not pictured). Scarce. View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Evening Bulletin: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031152

Condition: 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. View more info

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]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Philosophical Society: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032344

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, orange wraps, lettered in black. Slight shelf wear. 38 pp., 135 entries. View more info

Association of Universal Free-Masonry - Incorporated June, 1906, Philadelphia, Pa.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Association of Universal Free-Masonry: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: RS235

Condition: Very Good


Red flexible cloth, insignia in gilt on front cover. Both covers moderately soiled, front cover with mild vertical crease. Front hinge paper split, binding firm; rear hinge fully intact. Text block a bit toned by age. 130 pp., folding charter frontis. opposite main title. View more info

Pennsylvania Triangle Vol. 46, No. 2 (Dec. 1959): Architecture Issue

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Franklin Society, University of Pennsylvania: 1959

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037008

Condition: Near Fine


Black and white pictorial wraps. Light shelf/handling wear. 60 pp., illus. CONTENTS: Washington Square East (Philadelphia); Conclave: Hanover; Kiwari; Structures et Formes; Bendiner; Origins of Form in Architecture; more. View more info

Medical Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Holmes Press for University of Pennsylvania: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037795

Condition: Good


Tan wraps, large format booklet, lettered in black. Modest shelf/handling wear with a few thumbing creases to covers, areas of shallow (1/8") loss along lower portions of both covers' fore-edges: 3" on front cover, 2" on rear cover. Interior clean and intact. 32 pp., illus. Issued mid 1920s. View more info

Semi-Centennial of Girard College 1848-1898: Biographical Sketch of Stephen Girard, His Will, and Other Papers Relating to the College and its Development and Government

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Girard College: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044390

ISBN: B00428H9O6

Condition: Good


Burgundy cloth, lettered and with front cover illus. in gilt. Ex-library copy, handwritten call number on lower spine, interior typically stamped. Cover cloth mildly soiled, with rubbed spine extremities. Mended hinges, a few chips to front flyleaf edges, rear flyleaf detached and laid in. Gift inscription on front blank following flyleaf. 182 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. A decent enough reference copy. View more info

Philadelphia Ghost Stories

By: Adams, Charles J., III

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Reading, PA, Exeter House Books: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045880

ISBN: 1880683121

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Minor handling wear. [vii],184 pp., illus. View more info

Bishop White's Private Marriages 1801-1836

By: Adams, Harry C. (transcriber)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Doylestown, PA, Bucks County Genealogical Society: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 020157

Condition: Fine


Listing of all private marriages performed by the Rt. Rev. William White, Episcopal Bishop of North America from 1786 and Rector of Christ Church, Philadelphia, 1778-1836. Marriages arranged by date, by groom, and by bride, notes. [ii],31 pp. Spreadsheet, unbound, housed in clear acetate binder. View more info

Portraits in the University of Pennsylvania

By: Addison, Agnes (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037797

Condition: Near Fine


Light brown buckram, lettered in dark red. Slight shelf wear, slight dampstaining evident along upper front joint, a very minor cosmetic distraction. Dust jacket somewhat toned by age, with flecking to portions of front panel and mild wrinkling to rear panel, now in mylar. [v],67 pp., interleaved with unpaginated portrait leaves. Occasional small checkmarks in pencil next to some of the text entries, former owner's signature on upper front flyleaf. Published in conjunction with Penn's bicentennial in 1940. Scarce. View more info

Philadelphia Images: Philadelphia People, Places, and Pastimes

By: Artists from The University of the Arts

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The University of the Arts Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003002

ISBN: 0962791601

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in silver foil. Essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows lightly rubbed edges with a few closed edge tears, area of loss at rear fore-edge corner, now in archival mylar. 184 pp., illus. w/ color plates. View more info

Fifty Years: The Provident Life and Trust Company of Philadelphia, 1865-1915

By: Ashbrook, William S.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Provident Life and Trust Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019758

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, bordered in blind, front cover title cartouche in gilt. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block fore-edge slightly soiled. Firm binding, clean interior. 101 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, with pages adjacent to portrait plates showing mild off-setting. View more info

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)]

By: Atkinson, Francis T. [Francis W. Atkinson (editor)]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Moorestown, NJ, Historical Society of Moorestown: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010390

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, teal blue wraps. 21 pp., illus. Light handling wear, nearly as issued. View more info

Baldwin Locomotives Volume I, Number 1 (July 1922) - Devoted to the Interests of Railway Transportation and Motive Power

By: Austin, W. A., and P. T. Warner (editors)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Baldwin Locomotive Works: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009142

Condition: Good


Inaugural issue of the periodical. Covers are separated along binding fold, with both also detached from text block, but otherwise reasonably intact, with moderate soiling. Front cover lacks top corner. Rear cover shows closed tear along binding edge and approx. dime-sized hole with paper loss. 24 pp., illus. Contents clean and bright. Scarce. Front cover depicts Eddystone Shops. View more info

The Life of William Penn Illustrated: The Founder of Pennsylvania in Pictures

By: Babinchak, Andrew S. (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission [PHMC]: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039780

Condition: Near Fine


Unbound series of [20] plates, each black and white with caption, in original envelope. Plates Fine, envelope with light wear. View more info

History of the Abington Baptist Association, from 1807 to 1857

By: Bailey, Edward L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. A. Wagenseller: 1863

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027858

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt. Mild dampstaining to front board with slight dye lightening/spotting, spotted text block edges, minor silverfishing along front hinge. xii,13-312 pp. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

International Courts of Arbitration

By: Balch, Thomas Willing

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & London, Allen, Lane & Scott: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003001

Condition: Near Fine


Author was V-P of Historical Society of Pennsylvania at time of publication. Dark red cloth, gilt lettering, handsome binding. Mere traces of rubbing along bottom edge, else nearly as issued. xxiv,78 pp. View more info

Outline of the History of Old St. Paul's Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1760-1898

By: Barratt, Norris Stanley

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Colonial Society of Pennsylvania: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005247

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, gilt front panel device + lettering, gilt top, deckled edges. vi,327,[vii] pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, only modest actual wear. Mildly soiled cloth, back strip a bit sunned. Firm binding, clean interior. Provides list of inscriptions on tombstones and vaults of the church-yard. View more info

Outline of the History of Old St. Paul's Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1760-1898

By: Barratt, Norris Stanley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Colonial Society of Pennsylvania: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025798

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, gilt front panel device + lettering, gilt top, deckled edges. vi,327,[vii] pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Light shelf wear, back strip and a portion of rear cover moderately sunned. Approx. 3/4" abrasion along upper front fore-edge has resulted in a divot of loss and exposure to under-board. Firm binding, clean interior. Provides list of inscriptions on tombstones and vaults of the church-yard. View more info

The Wealth of a Library: An Address at the One Millionth Book Ceremony, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pa.

By: Barrett, Clifton Waller

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Temple University Libraries: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032372

Condition: Fine


Booklet, ivory wraps, lettered in black. As issued. 12 May 1971. [8] pp. View more info

Birhts, Deaths and Marriages of the Nottingham Quakers 1680-1889

By: Beard, Alice L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Westminster, MD, Family Line Publications: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040835

ISBN: 1585491470

Condition: VG+


Stiff green wraps, lettered in black. Two small indentations on front cover have left slight impressions on the first several leaves; mild stress creasing along a firm, square binding. [viii],296 pp. View more info

Historical Catalogue of The St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia, with Biographical Sketches of its Deceased Members [Vol. I (1907): 1749-1907; Vol. II (1913): 1749-1913; Vol. III (1937): 1913-1937 Complete] [SIGNED]

By: Beath, Robert B. (editor, Vol. II); John Welsh Croskey and William Ives Rutter Jr. (editors, Vol. III)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022047

Condition: VG+


Complete in three (3) volumes, uniformly bound in green buckram, spine panels lettered in gilt, Vols. II-III with top text block edge in gilt, other edges deckled. All 3 volumes show mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Vols. I and II are somewhat tanned along edges and spine panels; Vol. III is bound in a slightly different shade of green cloth and includes 1 leaf issued after the fact, tipped in, accompanied by notice when it was sent to subscribers to this volume. Hinges of Vol. I neatly mended, others firm. 436 + xiv,179 + xiv,261 pp., each volume illus. w/ color frontis. and numer... View more info

Translated from the Hungarian: Notes toward an Autobiography

By: Bendiner, Alfred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: South Brunswick, NJ and London, A. S. Barnes and Co./Thomas Yoseloff Ltd.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045941

ISBN: B0006BR6X2

Condition: Near Fine


Ivory cloth, lettered/illus. in red and green. Cloth is lightly toned/foxed, otherwise nearly as issued. Illus. dust jacket shows price clipped front flap, light soiling, with a few tiny chips along bottom front edge, now in mylar. 317 pp., illus. View more info

Carpenters' Hall and Its Historic Memories

By: Betts, Richard K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Carpenters' Hall Company: 1891

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 002984

Condition: Very Good


Orig. illus. wraps, slight loss at corners and along front fore-edge, modestly rubbed along binding fold. Clean interior, a bit toned. View more info