Here you will find 74 books on Pennsylvania, or related to Pennsylvania history in some way. These books were in stock as of  January 8, 2014, and are very easy to order from Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire.  

1. TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF THE NEW ENGLAND SOCIETY OF PENNSYLVANIA AT HORTICULTURAL HALL PHILADELPHIA, published by the society, n.p., 1901, B&W illustrations, 140pp, good, cream colored cloth with light spotting (hardcover), "The New England Society of the State of Pennsylvania was organized in 1881, for charity, good fellowship, and the honoring of a worthy ancestry.", (Order No: 18120 ), $20.00

2. EXERCISES AT THE BI-CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN PHILADELPHIA 1698-1898, Press of Henry B. Ashmead, Philadelphia, PA, 1900, 174pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) front free endpaper removed, Sabbath Morning, November 13, to Friday Evening, November 18, 1898., (Order No: 36456 ), $15.00

3. BUSINESS DIRECTORY OF PHILADELPHIA 1928 - PUBLISHED ANNUALLY (ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED UNDER CLASSIFIED HEADINGS), Puritan Publishing Company, New York, 1928, 353pp, good, black cloth spine (hardcover) wear to spine and boards, Printed on acidic paper, this directory is clean and tight internally, but the spine is rubbed and boards and edges exhibit wear., (Order No: 59759 ), $35.00

4. THE INDEPENDENCE SQUARE NEIGHBORHOOD - HISTORICAL NOTES ON INDEPENDENCE AND WASHINGTON SQUARES ..., Penn Mutual Life Insurance, Philadelphia, PA, 1926, B&W illustrations, 155pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 61486 ), $5.00

5. SOUVENIR OF THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF THE LEAGUE HOUSE MAY 11 1915 - GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY UNION LEAGUE HOUSE, Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1915, 81pp, very good+, limp suede leather (hardcover), "Containing a Condensed History of The Union League of Philadelphia From November 15, 1862 to May 11, 1915. This is the personal copy of the league's secretary John W. Hamer with his name embossed on the front cover., (Order No: 59826 ), $30.00

6. A PENNSYLVANIAN, TO THE ELECTORS OF PENNSYLVANIA, n.p., n.p., [1799], 8pp, very good, 8 page pamphlet (softcover), An uncommon pamphlet challenging the candidacy of Thomas McKean for Governor of Pennsylvania in 1799. The author traces McKean's career pointing out why he should not be elected. Two folded leaves make up this 8 page flyer/pamphlet., (Order No: 55057 ), $300.00

7. Armstrong, William H., ORGANS FOR AMERICA: THE LIFE AND WORK OF DAVID TANNENBERG, Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA, (1969) 2nd ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 154pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0812275543, (Order No: 2872 ), $9.00

8. Avery, Ron (photography by Hinda Schuman; foreword by Marciarose Shestack), PHILADELPHIA: BEYOND THE LIBERTY BELL, A GUIDE TO LITTLE-KNOWN, HIDDEN TREASURES OF THE DELAWARE VALLEY, Broad Street Books, Philadelphia, PA, (1991), B&W illustrations, 159pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1879174022 Each chapter paints a detailed portrait of some 50 unique, little-known attractions., (Order No: 44858 ), $8.00

9. Ball, Berenice M., FORTY YEARS OF DAYS, The Chester County Hospital, West Chester, PA, (1980), B&W and color illustrations, 182pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Signed limited edition., (Order No: 36370 ), $8.00

10. Banks, Ivy Jackson, BANKS OF THE DELAWARE: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF FREDERICK BANKS 1898-1964, Trenton Historical Society, Trenton, NJ, 1967, B&W photos, 204pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 7039 ), $5.00

11. Barba, Preston A. (foreword by), THE PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN FOLKLORE SOCIETY - VOLUME ELEVEN - 1946, Penn. German Folklore Soc., Allentown, PA, (1948), B&W illustrations, 178pp, very good++, tan cloth (hardcover), Contents of this eleventh yearbook include: The Pennsylvania Germans in Ontario, Canada; Coppersmithing in Pennsylvania; Lexical Differences Between Four Pennsylvania German Regions; 1946 in Pennsylvania Germany History;, and The 1946 Annual Meeting., (Order No: 39170 ), $45.00

12. Bloomsbury Auctions - Jeremy Markowitz, Specialist, JAY T. SNIDER COLLECTION - FEATURING THE HISTORY OF PHILADELPHIA AND IMPORTANT AMERICANA - 19 NOVEMBER 2008, Bloomsbury Auctions, New York, 2008, color illustrations, very good++, pictorial boards (hardcover), 375 fantastic auction lots documenting the history of Philadelphia and related Americana. An important auction catalogue that should be in any Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, or Americana collection., (Order No: 59700 ), $12.00

13. Borneman, Henry S., PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN BOOKPLATES: A STUDY, Pennsylvania German Society, Philadelphia, 1953, 24 bookplates ill. in color, 171pp, very good+, red cloth spine, (hardcover), Volume 54 of the Publications by Pennsylvania German Society., (Order No: 6833 ), $16.50

14. Bowers, Greg (compiled by), "ON MY HONOR" 70 YEARS OF SCOUTING IN YORK AND ADAMS COUNTIES - PENNSYLVANIA, n.p., n.p., [1982], B&W illustrations, 88pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), A nicely done history of Boy Scouting in this area of Pennsylvania., (Order No: 50905 ), $35.00

15. Brand, Millen, LOCAL LIVES - POEMS ABOUT THE PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, (1975) 1st ed, 526pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 0517519984, (Order No: 48874 ), $6.00

16. Bristow, Arch, OLD TIME TALES OF WARREN COUNTY - [WARREN COUNTY, PENNSULVANIA] [MEMORIAL PRINTING], Windmill Publications, Inc., Mr. Vernon, IN, 1993, 389pp, fine, brown buckram cloth (hardcover), "A Collection of the Picturesque and Romantic Lore of Early Days in Warren County, Pennsylvania", (Order No: 62407 ), $30.00

17. Buba, Tony (foreword by), OVERTIME: PUNCHIN' OUT WITH THE MILL HUNK HERALD MAGAZINE (1979-1989), Piece of the Hunk Publishers, Pittsburgh, PA, (1990), B&W illustrations, 208pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0931122554, (Order No: 62593 ), $10.00

18. Buck, Roy C. and Jones, Richard (selection and essays by), HERITAGE SAMPLER: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE DOMESTIC ARTS AND CRAFTS OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA (1750-1900), Mus of Art/The PA State Univ, University Park, PA, 1979, B&W illustrations, unpaginated, very good, wraps (softcover), A celebration of the homely arts and crafts of household and farm. Catalog to an exhibition held on July 10 - September 23, 1979., (Order No: 24901 ), $10.00

19. Bush-Brown, Louise and Bush-Brown, James, PORTRAITS OF PHILADELPHIA GARDENS, Dorrance and Publishers, Philadelphia, PA, 1929, B&W illustrations, 179pp, very good, black cloth spine (hardcover) some light edgewear, Emphasizes on the design and arrangement of twenty noted Philadelphia gardens., (Order No: 57945 ), $125.00

20. Carner, Lucy Perkins, THE SETTLEMENT WAY IN PHILADELPHIA, Delaware Valley Settlement, Philadelphia, PA, 1964, 67pp, very good, wraps (softcover), "A Brief History From Its Beginnings in the Nineteenth Century to the Founding of the Delaware Valley Settlement Alliance in 1963.", (Order No: 40053 ), $25.00

21. Chancellor, Paul (edited and written by); Wendell, Marjorie Potts (material assembled by); Wescott, Paul (maps by), A HISTORY OF POTTSTOWN PENNSYLVANIA 1752-1952, Pottstown Historical Society, Pottstown, PA, (1974), B&W illustrations, 190pp, very good, wraps (softcover), First published in 1953., (Order No: 61209 ), $20.00

22. Collins, Herman L., HANDBOOK OF THE UNION LEAGUE OF PHILADELPHIA FROM 1862 THE YEAR OF ITS ORGANIZATION TEO 1931, Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1931, 60pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 59824 ), $7.50

23. Compiled by Order of Session - Rev. C. Benjamin Segelken, D. D. Moderator, THE DONEGAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (FOUNDED PRIOR TO 1721) CHURCH SERVICES HELD AS EARLY AS 1714 EAST DONEGAL TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER, The Evangelical Press, Harrisburg, PA, 1935, B&W illustrations, 100pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) owner's name, "LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA. THE DONEGAL PEOPLE: THEIR HISTORY, AND OTHER HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS." Couple faint discoloration spots on boards., (Order No: 59739 ), $50.00

24. Dubbs, Joseph Henry, HISTORY OF FRANKLIN AND MARSHALL COLLEGE, Alumni Association, Lancaster, PA, 1903, sepia tone ill., 402pp, very good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Franklin College, 1787-1853; Marshall College, 1836-1853; Franklin and Marshall College, 1853-1903., (Order No: 6863 ), $20.00

25. Eberlein, Harold Donaldson and Hubbard, Cortlandt Van Dyke, PORTRAIT OF A COLONIAL CITY - PHILADELPHIA 1670-1838 - [LIMITED EDITION], J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1939), 580pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover), Limited Edition. 252 halftone illustrations, 2 maps, 96 coats-of-arms., (Order No: 61546 ), $75.00

26. Ferree, Barr (edited by), YEAR BOOK OF THE PENNSYLVANIA SOCIETY 1920 - TWENTIETH ISSUE, The Pennsylvania Society, New York, 1920, 172pp, good, black cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 52129 ), $10.00

27. Ferree, Barr (edited by), YEAR BOOK OF THE PENNSYLVANIA SOCIETY 1922 - TWENTY-SECOND ISSUE, The Pennsylvania Society, New York, 1922, B&W illustrations, 216pp, good, black cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 52131 ), $10.00

28. Gantshar, Barbara Ratner; Stadthaus, Alice; and, Firman, Margaret Davis, PHILADELPHIA, THE CITY AND THE BELL - WITH - TEACHER AND RESOURCE GUIDE - TWO SEPARATE BOOKLETS, Artistic Endeavors, Inc., Boston, MA, (1976), ill. by Greg Watson, 48pp & 48pp, very good, wraps (softcover), "A Grasshopper's View of Philadelphia" A poetic history for young people prepared for the bicentennial., (Order No: 41333 ), $15.00

29. Garvan, Anthony N. B.; Koch, Cynthia; Arbuckle, Donald; and, Hart, Deborah, THE ARCHITECTURAL SURVEYS 1784-1794 - THE MUTUAL ASSURANCE COMPANY PAPERS VOLUME I, Mutual Assurance Company, Philadelphia, 1976, B&W illustrations, 330pp, very good, green buckram cloth (hardcover), The early policies of this insurance company included details of the properties covered. Provides insight into this time period., (Order No: 18217 ), $20.00

30. Gilbert, D. M. (edited by), SERVICES COMMEMORATIVE OF THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF ZION EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, HARRISBURG, PA. NOVEMBER 10-11 1895, Harrisburg Publishing Co., Harrisburg, PA, 1896, B&W illustrations, 148pp, very good, dark brown cloth (hardcover), Church history from 1795-1895 and proceedings of the centennial celebration, (Order No: 51596 ), $35.00

31. Guthrie, George W. (Right Worshipful Grand Master) published by authority of, HISTORY OF LODGE NO. 45 F.&A.M. - 1785-1910 - PITTSBURGH, PA, Published by the Lodge, Pittsburgh, PA, (1912), B&W and color illustrations, 506pp, index, good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover) light edgewear, (Order No: 53235 ), $50.00

32. Henn, William F., THE STORY OF THE RIVER ROAD - LIFE ALONG THE DELAWARE FROM BUSHKILL TO MILFORD, PIKE COUNTY, PA, published by the author, Dingmans Ferry, PA, (1975), B&W illustrations, map, 226pp, good, wraps (softcover), Nicely done history of this beautiful section of the Delaware River. Uncommon., (Order No: 50167 ), $25.00

33. Hollister, H., HISTORY OF THE LACKAWANNA VALLEY - SIXTH EDITION, REVISED AND ENGLARGED, Tribune Publishing Company, Scranton, PA, 1903, B&W illustrations, 549pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) clean and tight copy, (Order No: 59566 ), $50.00

34. Hoover, Margaret Hocker, CONCERNING COLLEGEVILLE: A HISTORY OF THAT COMMUNITY AND SOMEWHAT OF ITS NEIGHBOR - TRAPPE, published by the author, Philadelphia, PA, (1966), B&W illustrations, 137pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: Before Collegeville--Very Early Days; Roads; Stages--Trains--Trolleys; Private Schools; Public and Parochial Schools; Churches; Good Causes, Sociability, and Fun; Civic Organizations; Industry and Business; The Independent; The Days Go By; Collegeville Borough Officials; Authorities., (Order No: 45365 ), $12.50

35. Hornor, William Macpherson, HORNOR'S: BLUE BOOK PHILADELPHIA FURNITURE: WILLIAM PENN TO GEORGE WASHINGTON, Highland House Publishers, Alexandria, VA, (1988) 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 340pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0918712009 Definitive work of the 18th century Philadelphia American craftsmen. Originally published in 1935, a cross index has been added of the 502 items illustrated and a cross index to the references., (Order No: 2288 ), $40.00

36. Huffman, Morna M., LUTHERANISM TAKES ROOT IN THE SETTLEMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA 1682-1982, published by the author, Whitney, PA, (1982), B&W illustrations, 191pp, fine, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 46658 ), $5.00

37. Ickes, Fred D., PETER MOCK GENEALOGY: EARLY SETTLERS OF ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP, BEDFORD COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, The Anunsden Publishing Co., Decorah, IA, n.d., fine, wraps (softcover), Volume I: "And Allied Descendants of Peter, Paul, Frances Carn, and Jacob Mock, children of Peter Mock, early settler of St. Clair Township, Bedford County, PA"; 349pp; and, Volume II: "And Allied Descendants of John, David, George, Christopher & Adam Mock, sons of Peter Mock, early settler of St. Clair Township, Bedford County, PA"; 348pp., (Order No: 56070 ), $45.00

38. Jackson, Joseph, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA - VOLUME II (BOKER-EVANGELINE), National Historical Assn., Harrisburg, 1931, B&W ill., very good+, green cloth (hardcover), Please note that this listing if for VOLUME II Only, which is pages 313 to 632 of the four volume set., (Order No: 9802 ), $35.00

39. Klein, Frederic Shriver (illustrations by Florence Taylor), LANCASTER COUNTY SINCE 1841 - REVISED EDITION -- [PENNSYLVANIA], Lancaster County Natl. Bank, Lancaster, PA, 1955, 239pp, very good, tan cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 61065 ), $7.00

40. Konkle, Burton A., JOSEPH HOPKINSON 1770-1842 - JURIST: SCHOLAR: INSPIRER OF THE ARTS, University Of Penn. Press, Philadelphia, 1931, B&W illustrations, 361pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) dustjacket panels laid in, Son of the illustrious Francis Hopkinson, Joseph was a lawyer, statesman, author of "Hail Columbia", editor of the first American edition of Shakespeare, and founder of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts., (Order No: 1289 ), $25.00

41. Koppes, Dwight W., THE DOWN TOWN CLUB, 1897-1947, The Down Town Club, Philadelphia, PA, n.d., B&W illustrations, unpaginated, good++, blue paper covered boards (hardcover), Its history, membership facilities, rules and regulations. Privately printed for distribution to members of the Down Town Club in commemoration of its Fiftieth Anniversary. Great photographs of this "gentlemen's club" giving a view of this way of life in the late 1940s., (Order No: 27538 ), $20.00

42. Lasansky, Jeannette, CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA REDWARE POTTERY 1780-1904, Penn. State Univ. Press, University Park, PA, 1979, B&W and color ill., 60pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0271002271 Third in a series of regional studies focusing on rural, small town and city handcraft industries., (Order No: 10419 ), $85.00

43. Lasansky, Jeannette, TO CUT, PIECE, & SOLDER: THE WORK OF THE RURAL PENNSYLVANIA TINSMITH, 1778-1908, Oral Traditions Project, Lewisburg, PA, (1982), B&W illustrations, 80pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), This publication is the sixth in a series of studies focusing on rural Pennsylvania craftspersons--basketmakers, blacksmiths, red earthenware and stoneware potters, tinsmiths, and weavers., (Order No: 31825 ), $45.00

44. Leach, Josiah Granville, THE HISTORY OF THE GIRARD NATIONAL BANK OF PHILADELPHIA, 1832-1902, Greenwood Press Publishers, New York, (1969), B&W illustrations, 120pp, very good++, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published, First published in 1902. Brief history, emphasizing organization of bank, with copy of bill of incorporation and some minutes of 1832 and statements of 1832-33. Very little on policy. Appendix contains biographies of officers and directors, 1932- 1902. Larson 657., (Order No: 11634 ), $12.50

45. Mauger, Edward Arthur, PHILADELPHIA: THEN AND NOW, Thunder Bay Press, San Diego, CA, (2002), B&W and color illustrations, 144pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1571458808, (Order No: 63143 ), $8.50

46. McCauley, Daniel and McCauley, Kathryn, DECORATIVE ARTS OF THE AMISH OF LANCASTER COUNTY, Good Books, Intercourse, PA, (1988), color plates, 160pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0934672695 Examines the work of Amish artisans in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, during the distinctive period, 1860-1940., (Order No: 4938 ), $5.00

47. Milhous, Katherine (signed and inscribed by the author), THROUGH THESE ARCHES: THE STORY OF INDEPENDENCE HALL - SPECIAL EDITION INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1964, ill. by Katherine Milhous, 96pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by author, This book is really a visit to Independence Hall. From the first page to the last the reader never leaves Independence Square, but watches spread out before him in rhythmical prose and mellow red and green pictures the story of this hall and of the people whose lives were spent to a greater or lesser degree in the presence of this building., (Order No: 45605 ), $25.00

48. Myers, Harold L., WINDOWS ON OUR PAST, PA Historical & Museum Comm., Harrisburg, PA, 1965, B&W illustrations, 44pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 63263 ), $12.50

49. Pullinger, Herbert, PHILADELPHIA PAST AND PRESENT: BEING TWENTY-FIVE DRAWINGS, Le Roy Phillips Publisher, Boston, MA, (1915), B&W illustrations, unpaginated, good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 52383 ), $8.50

50. Reimert, W. D., THE FIRST CENTURY, 1855-1955: ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, Holben-Printing, Allentown, PA, (1955), B&W illustrations, 93pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 40588 ), $17.50

51. Robacker, Earl F., PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH STUFF: A GUIDE TO COUNTRY ANTIQUES, Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA, 1944 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 163pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1944. The collecting of Pennsylvania "Dutch" furnishings and crafts., (Order No: 1739 ), $5.00

52. Robacker, Earl F., OLD STUFF IN UP-COUNTRY PENNSYLVANIA, A.S. Barnes and Co., South Brunswick, NJ, (1973), over 180 photographs, 283pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0498012115 Fascinating look at the antiques and people known as the Pennsylvania Dutch in the up-country counties of Wayne, Pike and Monroe., (Order No: 6012 ), $12.50

53. Romig, Pearl Shalter; Conrad, Pauline Sharadin (illustrated by) - signed by both the author and illustrator, SUSIE, The Church Center Press, Inc, Myerstown, PA, (1950), B&W illustrations, 161pp, good+ w/chipped and stained dustjacket (hardcover), "Susie" is the story of a little Pennsylvania Dutch girl who lived in Berks County, Pennsylvania. The story takes you from Susie's birth to her entrance into a higher educational institution. As she grows up, you feel the strong, wholesome influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch family., (Order No: 48988 ), $14.50

54. Schiffer, Margaret Berwind, FURNITURE AND ITS MAKERS OF CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA, (1966), 168 B&W ill. follow text, 280pp of text, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1966. This is a survey of furniture craftsmen working in Chester County, Pa., from its founding in 1682 to 1850, when there was a recognized decline in the handicraft tradition., (Order No: 17048 ), $50.00

55. Schiffer, Herbert, EARLY PENNSYLVANIA HARDWARE, Whitford Press, Whitford, PA, 1966, B&W illustrations, 64pp, good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 40319 ), $6.00

56. Scottdale Centennial Association, SCOTTDALE 100 YEARS - SCOTTDALE'S CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY, Scottdale Centennial Assn., Scottdale, PA, 1974, B&W illustrations, 184pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 62159 ), $20.00

57. Sheets, Georg R., CHILDREN OF THE CIRCUIT RIDERS: THE HISTORY OF ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, YORK, PENNSYLVANIA 1781-1985, Asbury United Meth. Church, York, PA, (1985), 225pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 63232 ), $6.00

58. Sims, Joseph P. (edited by), THE PHILADELPHIA ASSEMBLIES 1748-1948 - AN ACCOUNT OF THE ASSEMBLIES PRINTED FOR THE TWO HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY ..., George H. Buchanan Co., Philadelphia, PA, (1947), B&W illustrations, 51pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), "... JANUARY 2ND, 1948 BY ORDER OF THE MANAGERS." An interesting history of the dancing assemblies of Philadelphia., (Order No: 59723 ), $12.50

59. Smith, R. C., IN AND OUT OF TOWN, Branden Press Publishers, Boston, (1970), 104pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author, ISBN 0828312737 Collection of unusually readable essays. They range beyond the Philaelphia scene in the first decades of the century but were written primarily to catch and hold memories of a well loved neighborhood., (Order No: 12354 ), $5.00

60. Smith, Thomas Kilby (preface by Walter George Smith), THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, The Encyclopedia Press, Inc., New York, (1917), B&W and Color illustrations, 318pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), "It has been sought to treat as completely as possible in each chapter such matters as are essential to a full understanding of the physical characteristics, the aborigines, the colonists and later emigrants, the framework of government as first established and as it exists today.", (Order No: 40584 ), $14.50

61. Stewart, Thomas J. (compiled under the supervision of), RECORD OF PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS IN THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR 1898 - SECOND EDITION, Wm Stanley Ray State Printer, n.p., 1901, 947pp, very good, 3/4 leather, aeg (hardcover) lt edgewear tight copy, This report includes the name, residence, date of enrollment, rank, promotions, date of death of discharge, of the officers and enlisted men of the Pennsylvania volunteer organizations in the Spainish-American War., (Order No: 47735 ), $30.00

62. Street, Lucie, AN UNCOMMON SAILOR: A PORTRAIT OF ADMIRAL SIR WILLIAM PENN, ENGLISH NAVAL SUPREMACY, St. Martin's Press, New York, (1988) 1st US, 172pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0312015267 The story spans Penn's nautical childhood, service in the English Civil War with the Irish Guard, and his prominent and successful role in the Dutch Wars and command of Cromwell's expedition to the Spanish Main. For nine years he was a member of Parliament, a commissioner of the Navy, and a close colleague of Samuel Pepys. He served under the future James II and forged indissoluble links of friendship and patronage that bound the Penns to the crown and led to the creation of Pennsylvania., (Order No: 17408 ), $5.00

63. Swetnam, George, PENNSYLVANIA TRANSPORTATION, Penn. Historical Association, Gettysburg, PA, 1964, B&W illustrations, 81pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 58078 ), $5.00

64. Swetnam, George and Smith, Helene, A GUIDEBOOK TO HISTORIC WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA, Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA, (1980) 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 292pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0822952718, (Order No: 63159 ), $5.00

65. The Carpenters' Company (edited by), RECORDING THE CELEBRATION OF THE TWO-HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INSTITUTION OF THE CARPENTER'S COMPANY - SEPTEMBER 25, 1924, The Carpenters' Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1925), B&W illustrations, 114pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), Full title on title page: "Recording the Celebration of the Two-hundredth Anniversary of the Institution of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia, Pa., and the One-hundred-fiftieth Anniversary of the First Meeting of the First Continental Congress, September 25, 1924." Title on front cover - THE CARPENTER'S COMPANY 1724-1924., (Order No: 19151 ), $14.50

66. The Union League of Philadelphia, THE UNION LEAGUE OF PHILADELPHIA 1907 - OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS ELECTED DECEMBER 9, 1907 ..., Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1907, 159pp, good, black cloth (hardcover), The Leagues' annual report., (Order No: 59828 ), $25.00

67. The Union League of Philadelphia, THE UNION LEAGUE OF PHILADELPHIA 1908 - OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS ELECTED DECEMBER 14, 1908 ..., Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1908, 152pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) light wear top of spine, The League's annual report., (Order No: 59829 ), $25.00

68. The Union League of Philadelphia, THE UNION LEAGUE OF PHILADELPHIA 1910 - OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS ELECTED DECEMBER 12, 1910 ..., Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1910, 142pp, good++, green cloth (hardcover), The League's annual report., (Order No: 59830 ), $25.00

69. Union League of Philadelphia, BANQUET GIVEN BY THE MEMBERS OF THE UNION LEAGUE CLUB OF 1863 AND 1864 - THE UNION LEAGUE CLUB: 125TH ANNIVERSARY 1863-1988, Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1988, 64pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), The banquet was held "To Commemorate the Departure for the Seat of War of the Twentieth Regiment of United States Colored Troops Raised by the Club," This booklet is a reproduction of the Proceedings of the Union League Club Banquet held March 16, 1886. The text of the booklet provides much detail on the "Colored Troup Regiment.", (Order No: 59827 ), $30.00

70. Vogel, Morris J., CULTURAL CONNECTIONS: MUSEUMS AND LIBRARIES OF PHILADELPHIA AND THE DELAWARE VALLEY, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA, (1991), color illustrations, 256pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 087722840X The Philadelphia area is rich in cultural capital, its assemblage of museums, historic sites, and libraries is unsurpassed in this nation. This book is a guide to this wealth exploring the holdings of these institutions., (Order No: 56096 ), $7.50

71. Wainwright, Nicholas B., PHILADELPHIA IN THE ROMANTIC AGE OF LITHOGRAPHY, The Historical Society of PA, Philadelphia, 1958 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 261pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "An illustrated history of early lithography in Philadelphia with a descriptive list of Philadelphia scenes made by Philadelphia lithographers before 1866.", (Order No: 2397 ), $25.00

72. Whisker, James B., and Wood, Stacy, B. C., GUNSMITHS OF LANCASTER AND YORK COUNTIES, PENNSYLVANIA - MELLEN STUDIES IN HISTORY VOLUME 6, The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, NY, (1990), B&W illustrations, 224pp, fine, black cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published, ISBN 0889460914, (Order No: 60514 ), $125.00

73. Witmer, Lightner (A Brief of Facts and Opinions prepared by), THE NEARING CASE, B. W. Huebsch, New York, 1913 1st ed, 123pp, good, brown paper covered boards (hardcover), The Limitation of Academic Freedom at the University of Pennsylvania by act of the Board of Trustees, June 14, 1915. A summary of what preceded and followed Dr. Nearing's dismissal., (Order No: 27661 ), $14.50

74. Wolf, Edwin, PHILADELPHIA: PORTRAIT OF AN AMERICAN CITY, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA, (1975) 1st ed, 600 ill., 135 in color, 351pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0811712311, (Order No: 4115 ), $6.00

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