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The Philadelphia Antiques Show 1979

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Hosptial Antiques Show: 1979

Seller ID: 19612DEL


Very nice, clean program from an annual event, filled with the usual gorgeous photos of antiques and ads placed by dealers and ancillary companies. This issue focuses on samplers with two articles on same, including one on Philadelphia samplers, to accompany the loan exhibition of samplers held in conjunction with the sale. Separate program for loan exhibit laid-in. There is also an article on homes west of the Schuylkill. View more info

The Philadelphia Antiques Show 1978

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Hosptial Antiques Show: 1978

Seller ID: 19625DEL


Very nice, clean program from an annual event, filled with the usual gorgeous photos of antiques and ads placed by dealers and ancillary companies. This issue focuses on Chinese procelain animal figures with two articles on the subject to accompany the annual loan exhibit and photos of the items coimprising it. There is also an article on scrimshaw. View more info

The Philadelphia Antiques Show 1981

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Hosptial Antiques Show: 1981

Seller ID: 20168


Very nice, clean program from an annual event, filled with the usual gorgeous photos of antiques and ads placed by dealers and ancillary companies. This issue focuses on Windsor chairs with an illlustrated artivle by Charles Santore. A second feature of note is an article about the house and furnishings of an early Philadlephia craftsman, Daniel Trotter, a cabinetmaker who worked in Philadelphia between 1773 and 1793. View more info

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The Philadelphia Antiques Show 1986 Twenty-fifth Anniversary

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Hospital Antiques Show: 1986

Seller ID: 24237


Beautiful clean program from an annual event, but this time spiffed up for the 25th anniversary. Cover is a red suede with silver printing and a silver piece of antique furniture on the face. Contents are filled with the usual gorgeous photos of antiques and ads placed by dealers and ancillary companies. This issue focuses of the annual loan exhibition which was a retrosepective featuing items from past exhibits come together in a new show.Gorgeous photos. View more info

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York County, Pennsylvania Church Records of the 18th Century (Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3)

By: Bates, Marlene S.; Wright, F. Edward

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, Family Line Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 27361


Three volume set, all books clean and tightly bound with no spine crease, no names or writing, and pristine pages and page edges. Together they comprise all known churches and pastoral records of the period. They measure 5-1/2"x8-1/2" and have a collective 1282 pages. View more info

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The Art of Philadelphia Medicine (Museum Brochure Laid-in)

By: Bell, Whitfield J.Jr.; Sellers, Charles Coleman; Tatum, George B.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Philadelphia PA, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25413


Crisp as new book with no defects of note save a thin line of shiny material adhered to bottom back edge (see last photo). Othewise the book is exceptional and also contains a nice museum brochure for the exhbit laid-in. Published as the catalogue for the exhibition. Measures 8"x10" and is amply illstrated. Three essays speak to art and medicine, medical portariture, and ,medical architecture in the city.131 pages. View more info

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Mattress Factory: Installation and Performance, 1982-1989

By: Blackman, Susan (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mattress Factory Ltd: 1991

Seller ID: 23713


Crisp, clean , beautiful book which appears almost as new. The only fault is tiny spots of edge wear, otherwise it has a tight binding with no creases to spine and pristine pages and page edges. There are also no names or writing. Book measures 8-1/2" x 10-1/2 with 223 pages. This is a very t unusual art book, but it's also quirky, interesting, and fascinating. The title comes from a Pittsburgh building where mattresses had been made at the turn of the 20th century. In 1... View more info

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A Century of Community Payton, Pennsylvania 1893-1993

By: Cammarata, Frank J. (editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Payton, Pennsylvania, Payton Centennial Book Committee: 1993

Seller ID: 23464


Very handsome book with a gilded image and printng on face board and like gilt printing on spine. The book also sports pastel art with a different scene at front and back. Historic photographs abound to augment the ample text. The book is very clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. It measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/4" and has 196 pages. Includes the centennial program, a list of donors and local advertising which is interesting ecause there isn't too much of it. Th... View more info

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Fort McIntosh; The Story of Its History and Restoration of the Site

By: Carver, Frank F.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Beaver, Pennsylvania, Beaver Area Historical Foundation: 1993

Edition: Second Editon

Seller ID: 26078


Crisp, clean book which appears unread. No spine crease, no cover lift, no names or writing. NOT a remainder. Book measures 6"x9" and has 101 pages. Part I discusses the historical background of the fort; Part II is focused on research and restoration and Part III is an appendix which includes a roster of officers and men. Illustrated with 25 images, both photography and art. View more info

Noah H. Mack: His Life and Times, 1861-1948

By: Graybill, J. Paul; Landis, Ira D.; Sauder, J. Paul

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Scottdale, Pennsylvania, Board of Bishops of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference: 1951

Seller ID: 20059


Very nice, clean book, tightly bound. No names or writing and pages and page edges very clean. Green pebbled boards show fading to gilt at face, but still readable at spine. Measures 5-1/2"x8". Illustrated with black and white photographs printed on coated paper. Noah H. Mack (1861-1948)was a distinguished leader in the Lancaster Mennonite Conference. 177 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Archaeological Investigation of Fort Ligonier 1960-1965 (Annals of Carnegie Museum)

By: Grimm, Jacob L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum: 1970

Seller ID: 16518KB


Pristine inside and out. No names or writing, no exterior crease to spine, but book opens easily. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 186 pages. Measures 6"x9". A fascinating look at a major excavation of Fort Ligonier built in 1758 along the Loyalhanna Creek at what is now Lingonier, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania.Illustrated with drawings, plus black and white photographs of the area and of the artifacts retrieved. Dense text. Also an appendix covering animal re... View more info

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Ed Bacon; Planning, Politics, and the Building of Modern Philadelphia

By: Heller, Gregory L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 2013

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26036


Crisp, as new book -- no names or writing, no bumps to boards and no tears or chips to jacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Charismatic, but controversial, Ed Bacon was an urban planner who changed a city. In the mid-20th century, Bacon took steps to halt the exodus into the suburbs and put Philadelphia on the map as a modern city. Illustrtated in black and white. 303 pages including index. View more info

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Cannonsburg Reflections 1802-2002 (Pennsylvania)

By: Herron, James T. (editor)

Price: $56.95

Publisher: Cannonsburg, Pennsylvania, Cannonsburg Bicentennial Commission 2002: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Editor

Seller ID: 26004


Lovely clean book measuring 9"x11-1/4". Faux leather boards are very handsome with golden raised seal on front board. High quality momento of the town's 200th year birthday SIGNED by its editor. . Printed on nice quality glossy paper and illustrated with black and white photographs of historical interest. Much text also. 336 pages. View more info

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Cloth and Costume; 1750 to 1800 Cumberland Cpunty, Pennsylvania

By: Hersh, Tandy and Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Carlisle, PA, Cumberland County Historical Society: 1995

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 25680


Beautiful, quality made book with orange cloth binding and black printing to face and spine.Very clean with no bumps to boards. Pages likewise pristine with no names or writing. Dustjacket is protected in mylar and shows just a tiny tear to lower spine. Printed on coated paper with many black and white photographs. Research from primary sources, including all estate inventories filed with the county, plus wills, deeds, advertisements., manuscripts, tax lists, indictment... View more info

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William Penn Horticulturist (SIGNED)

By: Hunt, Rachel McMasters Miller

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25909


Very handsome, slim book with especially nice paper and SIGNED and inscribed by author on front free endpaper thuis "This little book From the University of Pittsburgh Press in inscribed to ---- ----- ----- to the auhtor, Rachel Mc M M Hunt." No other owriting and virtually no wear. Bright gilt to both face and spine. Illustrated. 38 pages. Measures 6-1/4"x9-1/4" View more info

Archaeology at Franklin Court

By: Liggett, Barbara

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, The McFarland Company: 1973

Seller ID: 20836RC


Beautifully produced book featuring raised lettering at face, white on white, and a paste-on illustration of a blue and white bowl. Color photo at frontis protected by clean acetate. Lovely color photographs and drawings throughout. Discusses the excavation of a Philadelphia area in which three of the lots were owned by Benjamin Franklin. Book measures 9" square. View more info

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Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Spirit

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pittsbrugh, PA, Chamber of Commerce of Pittsburgh: 1929

Seller ID: 27584


Very nice, clean book with a textural front cover. Top edge is brightly gilded with deckled page edges at other sides. Printed on heavy paper and very tightly bound wih no cracking to hinges. Book is comprised of a compilation of addresses given to the Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce in 1928 and 1929. Many topics covered -- among them are: iron, steel, petroleum, glass, natural gas, cork , aluminum, public utilities, electricity, food preservaiton, air brakes and sa... View more info

Penn Day October 24th of Each Year; Bulletin 83, 1934

By: No author Stated

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Instruction: 1934

Seller ID: 19797


Crisp, clean book measuring 6"x9, printed to commemorate Penn Day, 1934. Light blue cover with pages of quality coated paper. Only fault is a small repaired tear to very top of spine. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Handsome color photo of state flag at frontis. Book has 116 pages covering a multitude of topics including, but not limited to, a memorial to William Penn; the Act that established Penn Day; a short bio of Penn; a chronology of Pennsylvania... View more info

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Machinery for Transmission of Power; Jones & Laughlin Catalog 1910

By: No author Stated

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, Jones & Laughlin Steel Company: 1910

Seller ID: 24954


Very nice catalog printed in hard cover. Red boards are clean with only light wear at edges. Book shows name of F.A. Goodrich & Co. Sales Agents Detroit at bottom of front cover and this area shows fading to gilt, but title above and company initials on spine are bright.Interior is likewise clean and tightly bound, but first blank page after front free endpaper is missing. Former owner's name written nealty in pencil on next blank page.Illustrated through charts, techn... View more info

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Armstrong County, Pennsylvania; A Collection of Topical and Family Sketches

By: No Author Stated

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Armstrong County, PA, The Armstrong County Historical and Museum Society: 1980

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 27108TB


Beautiful book confined to a small print run of only 650 copies of which this is #93. Book is clean inside and out with no names or writing. There is only one fault -- a small loss of paper to a single spot on front fee endpaper and two small spots on pastedown, also at front. (see photo). Book is beautiful made and beautifully ydesigned with quiality coated paper and a handsome size -- measures 9-1/2"x12-1/4". Illustrated with back and white photographs throughout and... View more info