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A History of the Germantown Academy, [Volume II:] 1876 to 1936

By: Lippincott, Horace Mather

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Germantown Academy: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030659

Condition: VG+


Brown buckram, paper title label mounted on upper spine. Vol. II only (of 2). Modest shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Title label toned and a bit ragged along edges. Former owner's signature on front pastedown. xxiv,235 pp., illus. View more info

Philadelphia

By: Lippincott, Horace Mather

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Macrae Smith Co.: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040263

Condition: VG-


Light brown 1/4 cloth, putty paper covered boards, lettered/illus. in red and black. Typically rubbed along edges and at corners, text block edges somewhat dulled. Minor binding lean. Firm binding, clean interior. [xiii],259 pp., illus. View more info

The Philadelphia - Baltimore Trade Rivalry 1780-1860

By: Livingood, James Weston

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, PHMC: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025180

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Mere hints of rubbing at extremities, virtually as issued. vii,195 pp., map. View more info

Supplement to the Catalogue of the Pedagogical Library and the Books of Reference in the Office of the Superintendent of Public Schools, Board of Public Education, Philadelphia

By: MacAlister, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Burk and McFetridge: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018448

Condition: Very Good


Dark olive cloth, lettered in gilt. Ex-library copy, minimally stamped, non-circulating, thus little actual wear. An original edition, not a modern-era facsimile. Mild shelf wear, a bit of exposure at bottom corners. Author's presentation book plate mounted on front pastedown, to Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry. x,47 pp. Interior slightly toned but otherwise intact. An interesting glimpse at the collection (and thus, implicitly, the curriculum) of the Philadelphia public schools in the late 19th century. View more info

At Peace with Honor: The Civil War Burials of Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

By: Magner, Blake A. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collingswood, NJ, C.W. Historicals: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030319

ISBN: 0963774522

Condition: Near Fine


White stiff pictorial wraps, lettered in black. Slight shelf/handling wear, nearly as issued. vii,88 pp., rear map. View more info

One Hundred Years Girard College Band and Corps of Cadets 1869-1969

By: Maillardet, Charles L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wynnewood, PA, Livingston Publishing Co.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: RS432

ISBN: B00A6CWQ54

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff blue and green illus. wraps. Minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities, mild toning to upper front cover. viii,96 pp., illus. w/ b&w photos. View more info

Philadelphia: Three Centuries of Art -- Selections from the Bicentennial Exhibition held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from April 11 to October 10, 1976

By: Marcus, George H. (editor); Evan H. Turner (fwd.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014942

Condition: Near Fine


Color illus. stiff paper wraps. Squarish 4to. 160 pp., illus. w/ color + b&w plates. Light edge wear, nearly as issued. Exhibition catalogue. View more info

A History of the Townships of Byberry and Moreland, in Philadelphia, Pa. from their Earliest Settlements by the Whites to the Present Time [New and Revised Edition]

By: Martindale, Joseph C., M.D.; Albert W. Dudley (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, George W. Jacobs & Co.: 1905

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047342

ISBN: B008885OXE

Condition: VG-


Burgundy cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. Covers a bit darkened from age and showing a few minor surface marks, mild rubbing to extremities with minor chip of loss at heel of spine, minor exposure to several corners. Hinges mended and firm; loss along front flyleaf fore-edge. Former owner's notes in pencil on front blank and recto of rear endpaper, a vintage owner's signaure/address inscription on another front blank, otherwise unmarked. xvi,17-416 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

The University of Pennsylvania Illustrated - and A Sketch of Franklin Field

By: McMaster, John Bach, and H. Laussat Geyelin

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037796

Condition: Good


Dark blue and dark red cloth, lettered and with UPenn insignia in gilt, oblong format. Front cover shows dampstaining to cloth along mid and lower joint, extending up to about 1 1/2" on front cover cloth, with some darkening along bottom edge as well, some flecking to upper front cover cloth around title lettering. Corners rubbed with minor exposure to bottom corners. Cloth has split and been mended along upper front joint and mid/lower rear joint. 126 pp., illus. w/ many full page b&w photographs, hinged double frontis. plate presenting aerial view of campus. Presents as Good due to n... View more info

University of Pennsylvania - University Lectures Delivered by Members of the Faculty in the Free Public Lecture Course 1915-1916

By: Mead, Doolittle, Montgomery, Loyd, Yocum, Shinn, Pepper, Jacobs, Biddle, O'Bolger, Landis, Wesselhoeft, Everett, Kent, Hallett, Huebner, Ehrenfeld, Pierson, Edgerton, Bates, Piersol, King, Clarke, McCutcheon, Flaccus, Cope, Hadzsits, Fisher

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023532

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, lettered and with UPenn device in gilt. Light shelf wear, a bit of surface rubbing, text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior. A well preserved copy. 573 pp. Includes Learned's lecture on the architecture of the German barn in America. View more info

The Union League of Philadelphia: 125 Years 1862-1987

By: Mendte, J. Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Devon, PA, William T. Cooke Publishing Co.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034511

ISBN: B001QQE1UM

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, illus. in black, lettered in gold foil. Minor shelf wear with a few slight marks to cloth on lower front cover, which is also a bit warped, otherwise essentially as issued. Former owner's name stamp on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. 264 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

The Union League of Philadelphia: 125 Years 1862-1987

By: Mendte, J. Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Devon, PA, William T. Cooke Publishing Co.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040460

ISBN: B001QQE1UM

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, illus. in black, lettered in gold foil. A few very slight soil marks to back cover cloth, otherwise essentially as issued. 264 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Philadelphia Trolleys [Images of Rail] [SIGNED]

By: Meyers, Allen; Spivak, Joel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 031790

ISBN: 0738512265

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. As issued. 128 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Signed by co-author Spivak on title page. View more info

Gladly Learn and Gladly Teach: Franklin and His Heirs at the University of Pennsylvania, 1740-1976

By: Meyerson, Martin, and Dilys Pegler Winegrad, with Mary Ann Meyers and Francis James Dallett

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012634

ISBN: 081227735X

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, as issued. vii,266 pp., illus. Dust jacket essentially as issued, very slightly rubbed at tips, now in archival mylar. View more info

Pathways to Independence: Discovering Independence National Historical Park

By: Milgrim, Shirley

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Riverside, CT, Chatham Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002947

ISBN: 0856991023

Condition: Very Good


Modest shelf wear, light creasing along joints, binding crease. View more info

Benjamin Franklin's Philadelphia Printing 1728-1766: A Descriptive Bibliography

By: Miller, C. William

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, American Philosophical Society: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045486

ISBN: 0871691027

Condition: Fine


Tan cloth, lettered in brown. Slight soiling to bottom text block corner, otherwise essentially as issued. Dust jacket mildly toned by age, with 1" triangular area of loss along top front edge, small chip at head of spine and top front corner, now in mylar. lxxxv,583 pp., illus. View more info

An Index and Description of The Mennonites of Southeastern Pennsylvania 1683-1983

By: Miller, Joseph S., and Marcus Miller

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Franconia, PA, Horace Longacre: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030578

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff illus. wraps. 32 pp., illus. Light handling wear. Booklet only, lacking large folding map. View more info

A Venture in 1777

By: Mitchell, S. Weir

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, George W. Jacobs and Co.: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038289

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, lettered in black, illus. in dark blue, white, and gold, decorated endpapers, untrimmed text block edges. Cover cloth moderately soiled, spine panel somewhat darkened, but only minimal actual wear. Firm binding, clean interior. 120 pp., illus. Binding A of variants. View more info

Before Bruno: The History of the Philadelphia Mafia - Book 1: 1880-1931 + Book 2: 1931-1946 [Complete in 2 Volumes, SIGNED]

By: Morello, Celeste A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Celeste A. Morello: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 039990

ISBN: 0967733413

Condition: Very Good


Complete in two (2) volumes, bound in color pictorial wraps. Both volumes show mild rubbing to edges and corners, with square, uncreased bindings. xx,176 + viii,254 pp., illus. Book 1 (1999), Book 2 (2001). Both volumes signed by author on front flyleaves. View more info

Historic Houses of Philadelphia: A Tour of the Region's Museum Homes [SIGNED]

By: Moss, Roger W.; Tom Crane (photographs)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 045531

ISBN: 0812234383

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Rust cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xiv,240 pp., illus. w/ color plates. Inscribed by author on main title, full signature accompanied by generic "With Best Wishes!" inscription, not personalized, undated. View more info

Made in America: Printmaking 1760-1860 -- An Exhibition of Original Prints from the Collections of The Library Company of Philadelphia and The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, April-June 1973

By: Munsing, Stephanie A. (pref.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Library Company of Philadelphia/Historical Society of Pennsylvania: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032332

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps, perfect-bound. Light shelf/edge wear, slight binding lean. [iv],62 pp. + [44] pp. b&w illus. at center. View more info

A City Sketched: Guide to the Art and History of Philadelphia

By: Newman, Libby

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University City Science Center/University of Pennsylvania: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026826

Condition: Near Fine


Green illus. stiff wraps. Light shelf wear. 120 pp., illus. 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

Ended Episodes [INSCRIBED - Author's Presentation Copy to his Wife]

By: Norris, George W.; Owen Wister (intro.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy

Seller ID: 032962

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in silver foil. Text block edges very slightly toned by age, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket mildly tanned, lightly rubbed along top edge, price clipped front flap, now in archival mylar. xiii,250 pp., illus. w/ (7) b&w plates. Author's sepia photographic portrait mounted opposite main title, likely not original to issue. Inscribed on front flyleaf "To / Carissima - / from her [?]ying - Husband" (unsigned). George Washington Norris was elected governor of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank in March 1920 and remained in this position until February 1936. View more info

Ended Episodes

By: Norris, George W.; Owen Wister (intro.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston Co.: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047993

Condition: Fine


Dark green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Text block edges mildly tanned, otherwise essentially as issued. xiii,250 pp. View more info