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1 Marvin, Abijah P. HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF LANCASTER, MASSACHUSETTS: From the First Settlement to the Present Time, 1643-1879.
Higginson Book Company [Salem, MA]. No date [1989]. (None). Hard Cover 
Facsimile reprint. 798pp. Dark blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Spine title: History of Lancaster, Mass 1879. Frontispiece & 12 additional illustrations & maps, and index, as contained in the original. Textblock has some light, scattered smudges o/w Fine (No defects). 
Price: 95.00 USD
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2 Nutting, Wallace. PENNSYLVANIA BEAUTIFUL (Eastern).
Bonanza Books [New York]. No date. (1924). Hard Cover 
2nd printing by Bonanza. 302pp. Tall 8vo. 1/4 light blue cloth & light gray boards with black-lettered spine. 207 sepia photographs & 51 sketches by the author of 300+ characteristic landscapes & old houses in Eastern Pennsylvania made between 1923 & 1924. Index. This is a 1970s reprint of the 1924 Dodd, Mead edition. Fine (no defects)/ DJ (top the spine has a 1/4' edge tear & some edge creases & wear o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects). 
Price: 2.00 USD
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3 Oakley, Amy. OUR PENNSYLVANIA: Keys To The Keystone State.
Bobs-Merrill Co. [Indianapolis]. 1950. (1950). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 467pp. 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt lettering & keystone on front cover & spine. B/w frontispiece. Map endpapers. 100+ drawings in pen & ink by Thornton Oakley, the author's husband. Index. This is not a general history of Pennsylvania, but focuses on the history of the state's historical sites, and some regions and cities. Fine (no defects)/ DJ (spine extremes worn, 1/4' high x 3/4' wide chip at the bottom of the spine, light wear on some edges & occasional, very minor edge tears o/w Very Good, i.e. some signs of careful use with no significant defects with unclipped price). 
Price: 2.00 USD
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4 Pottawattamie County History Book Committee. POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IOWA: A Collection of Historical Sketches and Family Histories.
Pottawattamie County History Book Committee. 1978. First Edition Hard Cover 
533pp. Folio. Faux leather embossed vinyl cover with bronze decoration to front cover & spine. Map endpapers. Profusely illustrated in b/w. Some crushing at the top of the spine (SEE PHOTO) o/w Fine (No defects). NOTE: This 6 lbs. book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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5 Shenk, Hiram H. & Esther [Editors]. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PENNSYLVANIA.
National Historical Association, Inc. [Harrisburg, PA]. 1932. (1932). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 593pp. Extra tall 8vo. (10 1/2'). Dark blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine decorated with small, scrolling devices. Black endpapers. All pages coated. Illustrated with many b/w plates & cuts. Biographies, historical places, churches, organizations, etc, etc. List of Pennsylvania Townships & another of Pennsylvanians listed in the 1929-30 edition of 'Who's Who in America'. Several faint dampstain spots near the top of both covers o/w Good, i.e. obvious signs of use with no major defects. Interior pages are Fine (No defects). No dustjacket. NOTE: This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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6 Singal, Daniel Joseph. THE WAR WITHIN: From Victorian to Modernist Thought in the South, 1919-1945.
University of North Carolina Press [Chapel Hill, NC]. No date. (1982). 0807840874 / 9780807840870 First Edition Soft Cover 
1st printing of paperback edition. 453pp. 8vo. Illustrated wraps. A title in the 'Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies'. Vertical crease on front cover, a few light creases on back cover, stress lines on spine o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. ISBN 0807840874. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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7 Tinkcom, Harry Marlin. THE REPUBLICANS & FEDERALISTS IN PENNSYLVANIA 1790-1801: A Study in National Stimulus & Local Response.
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission [Harrisburg, PA]. 1950. Hard Cover 
viii, 354pp. Tall 8vo. Dark blue cloth with the giltstamped seal of the PH&MC on the front cover & gilt-lettered spine. B/w frontispiece of Thomas Mifflin on coated paper. Notes, Bibliography & Index. Numbers (30 01 018 400) stamped at the bottom of the front pastedown endpaper whose purpose is unknown o/w Fine (No defects). No dustjacket as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Wallower, E. Z. REMINISCENCES OF E. Z. WALLOWER [Harrisburg, PA].
Self-published [No Place]. 1941 [April 1]. (1941). Hard Cover Signed
Limited edition of unstated number with the copy number blank. vii, 226pp. sm8vo. Black cloth with ornate title in gilt on the front cover. Frontispiece + 9 other b/w plates. Foreword by George W. Reily (of Harrisburg, PA). Back of frontispiece signed by author 'To Russell from Edgar Z. Wallower May 28, 1941'. An Autobiography of Edgar Zollinger Wallower [1854 - 1941], a leading Harrisburg businessman & civic leader, which includes extensive genealogical information. Contains detailed accounts of his founding of the 'Daily Independent' and his founding or involvement in many other business & real estate enterprises in Harrisburg, Missouri, Oklahoma, etc. including several small railroads, the Harrisburg Railway Co., Harrisburg Electric Light Co., Harrisburg Steam Co., Penn Harris Hotel, Harrisburg Pipe & Pipe Bending Co., various hotel, mining, & gas ventures, etc. Lower corners of covers bumped, edges & endpaper slightly tanned, a touch of wear on the spine extremes o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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