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Lot 8425

$35
This shelf lot includes the very large group of books on World War II shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot is part of a large inventory of approximately 10,000 books which we will be offering this spring, all coming from a single book dealer who has closed his store due to medical reasons. His stock is heavy in history, military, aviation and other scholarly non-fiction genres. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $69.50
Lot 8426

$130
Title: On the Frontier with Colonel Antes; or, the Struggle for Supremacy of the Red and White Races in Pennsylvania.
Author: Edwin MacMinn
Publisher: S. Chew & Sons (Camden, New Jersey)
Printing Year: 1900 Limited Edition with Author-Signed Letter Tipped In

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of this work on Lt. Colonel John Henry Antes, Jr. (1736-1820), a colonial pioneer, militiaman, politician, patriot, and friend of Conrad Weiser. He is probably most famous as the builder of the 'refuge stockade' (Fort Antes) on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River (PA). The fort was abandoned when officials at Fort Augusta (present Sunbury, PA) refused to support resistance against the Indians in the midst of the struggle with the British, leading to the abandonment of the territory by white settlers. This volume contains one of the most important records of the frontier and the Revolutionary War.

This is one of 1,000 copies. MacMinn's letter is tipped in at the front of the book. It reads as follows: "Mrs E. Laedletiery (?)/ Dear Madam, / By this same mail / I forward to you as you / request, a copy of "On / the Frontier with Colonel Antes." / Hope you may be pleased / with the book. / Respectfully, Edwin MacMinn." The work is illustrated with many photographic plates and maps. The volume shows light external age/wear, and binding is detached between limitation page and contents page. Lightly age-toned pages show no annotations. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" and contains 513 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8427

$10
This lot includes the group of artwork shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. This lot includes three varied media art pieces/prints. Included topics are "Rock Dam" and "Bears Den" at Mill Creek Park of Youngstown, Ohio and an unidentified rural scene with many white clapboard structures. The media include original black and white photographs, and a full-color modern lithograph. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 8428

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of titles obtained from a historical society:

- The Perkiomen Region, Past and Present by Henry S. Dotterer - Dated 1900-1901 by Perkiomen Publishing Company (Philadelphia) - First 3 volumes. Volume I has green cloth binding, volumes II and III are in red.
- Blue Book of Schuylkill County: Who Was Who and Why by Ella Zerbey Elliott - Dated 1916 by "Republican"
- History of Huntingdon County, in the State of Pennsylvania by Milton Scott Lytle - Dated 1876 by William H. Roy (Lancaster, Pennsylvania) - Top of spine cover shows loss of material. Binding is detached at front hinge, preliminary pages are detaching
- Early History of Western Pennsylvania, and of the West by "A Gentleman of the Bar" - Dated 1846 by Daniel W. Kauffman (Pittsburg) - Front board, preliminaries, and title page are detached. Taping to spine. Fold-out map torn in two.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications and library markings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 8429

$35
This shelf lot includes the very large group of vintage and modern books on aviation shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot is part of a large inventory of approximately 10,000 books which we will be offering this spring, all coming from a single book dealer who has closed his store due to medical reasons. His stock is heavy in history, military, aviation and other scholarly non-fiction genres. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $89.50
Lot 8430

$225
Title: Lexicon Syriacum, Continens Omnes N.T. Syriaci Dictiones Et Particulas, Cum Spicilegio Vocum quarundam peregrinarum, & in quibusdam tantum Novi T. Codicibus occorrentium, accedit Appendix ... / Criticae in Novum Testamentum Syriacum ... / Novum Domini Nostri Jesu Christi Testamentum Syriace, Cum Punctis Vocalibus, & Versione Latina Matthaei Ita Adarnata ...
Author: Aegidius Gutbier
Publisher: Typis & Impensis Authoris (Hamburg)
Printing Year: 1664 /1666

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with raised bands, this antique volume is a scarce first edition of the Syrian/Latin dictionary by the Hamburg Professor Aegidius Gutbier (Gutbir, 1617-1667), bound with early Syriac New Testament. The volume shows external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Antique German library bookplate ("Rabb. Dr. Abr. Geiger'sche Bibliothek. Geschenk von Mitgliedern and den Behorden der hiesigen judischen Gemeinde. Berlin, Marz; 1875") appears on front endpaper. Library stamp in red can be seen on title page of New Testament (at rear of book). Previous owner's markings, including name and date of 1717, are visible on first blank page at rear of volume. The book measures approximately 4" x 7" and contains 146 / 56 / 606 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8431

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of titles obtained from a historical society. All titles in this lot are in original wrappers bound with stiff library boards:

- History of the First Presbyterian Church of Allegheny by Elliot Swift - Dated 1876 by Nevin, Gribbin & Co. - Text block detached
- The Birmingham Presbyterian Church from 1835 to 1876 by Rev. S. T. Wilson - Dated 1876 by The Congregation
- Historical Discourse Middle Spring Presbyterian Church by Rev. J. Jay Pomeroy - Dated 1877 by D.K. and J.C. Wagner
- Historical Sermon of First Presbyterian Church by Rev. Wallace Radcliffe - Dated 1876 by Owen, Book and Job Printer - All pages detached inside boards
- The Presbyterian Church of Alexandria, Huntington County by Rev. J. C. Barr - Dated 1876 by Tyrone Herald Print

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications, and some library indications on spines and title pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8432

$55
This group of 14 volumes include works regarding Christ Church, History of Sunday Schools and assorted histories of individual congregations. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 8433

$40
Title: Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of The Lehigh Valley
Editors: John Jordan, Edgar Green and George Ettinger
Publisher: Lewis Publishing
Printing Year: 1905
Number of Volumes: 2

Condition/Details: Rebound in modern, green library bindings, these antique volumes are a scarce edition of the histories of some of the leading families of the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, up through the date of publication in 1905.

The work contains full-page black and white photographs and engravings, featuring images of prominent citizens, and their facsimile signatures, and the page edges are full gilt. The volumes show light external age/wear. Title pages bear blind-embossed library stamps. The books measure approximately 8 1/2" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 8434

$90
Title:Pennsylvania Railroad System: A Description of Its Main Lines and Branches wit Notes of the Historical Events Which Have Taken Place in the Territory Contiguous
Publisher: Pennsylvania Railroad
Printing Year: 1916

Condition/Details: Rebound in library boards with cloth-backed spine, this antique volume is a scarce publication of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. The work contains a frontispiece illustration depicting Pennsylvania Station in New York City, as well as numerous photographs offering images of city landmarks and railway lines running through various landscapes. Intact fold-out color map of the Pennsylvania Railroad system (measuring approximately 31 3/4" x 19" when folded out) is attached at rear of volume. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 9 1/2" and contains 80 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8435

$45
Title: Genealogical and Personal History of the Allegheny Valley Pennsylvania
Author: John W. Jordan
Publisher: Lewis Historical Publishing
Printing Year: 1913
Number of Volumes: 3

Condition/Details: Bound in 1/2 leather with gilt stamping and marbled flypapers, these antique volumes are a scarce edition of a history the families of the Allegheny Valley from Colonial Times, up through the date of publication of 1913.

The work contains full-page, black and white photographs featuring images of important persons, and their facsimile signatures. The volumes show external age/wear; the surface of the spine cover is lacking on Volume III; there is splitting at the gutters on Volumes I and II. The text blocks are tight and show clean pages. Title pages bear blind-embossed library stamps. The books measure approximately 8 1/4" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 8436

$55
Title: The Nestorians; or, the Lost Tribes. Containing Evidence of Their Identity, an Account of Their Manners, Customs and Ceremonies, together with Sketches of Travel in Ancient Assyria, Armenia, Media, and Mesopotamia, and Illustrations of Scripture Prophecy
Author: Asahel Grant
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Printing Year: 1841 First American Edition

Condition/Details: Rebound in brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce original U.S. edition of the author's account of his encounters with the "Nestorians," arguing that they "are indeed the representatives and lineal descendants of the Ten Tribes." Despite this unlikely theory, his vivid description of their life and traditions provide a valuable resource on the 'Nestorian" Christians (part of the Syriac tradition of Eastern Christianity) in the early 1800s.

The work is illustrated with a fold-out frontispiece map with tear along 2/3 of fold closest to binding, and another tear at bottom of right-hand edge. The volume shows light external age/wear, with chipping to head of spine. The book is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages that show foxing. The book measures approximately 5" x 7 3/4" and contains 385 pages plus 11 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8437

$130
Title: The History of Bucks County Pennsylvania
Author: W.W.H. Davis
Publisher: Democrat Book and Job Office
Printing Year: 1876

Condition/Details: Rebound in brown cloth with gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce description of the history of Bucks County from the earliest German settlements and townships up to the time of publication in 1876. The work is illustrated with engravings, facsimiles and a considerable number of maps. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 10" and contains 875 pages plus an appendix. Library stamps are visible on the title page and the final page of the volume. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 8438

$16
Title: Inventory of the County Archives of Pennsylvania: Wayne County No. 64
Author: Historical Records Survey - Division of Professional and Service Projects - Works Project Administration
Publisher: Historical Records Survey (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1939

Condition/Details: Bound in paper-covered boards, this volume is a scarce study of the Work Projects Administration. During the 1930s and 1940s the Work Projects Administration (WPA) began the process of inventorying County Archives of the United States. Their work was cut short when funding elapsed prior to World War II, but several volumes were published. The volume has a bibliography, a chronological, and a subject index. The work is illustrated with diagrams. The volume shows light external age/wear. The book has reinforced hinges and lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 8 3/4" x 11" and contains 207 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8439

$60
This shelf lot includes the very large group of vintage and modern books on Winston Churchill shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot is part of a large inventory of approximately 10,000 books which we will be offering this spring, all coming from a single book dealer who has closed his store due to medical reasons. His stock is heavy in history, military, aviation and other scholarly non-fiction genres. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $60.50
Lot 8440

$150
Title: Perry's Saints; or, The Fighting Parson's Regiment in the War of Rebellion
Author: James M. Nichols
Publisher: D. Lothrop and Company (Boston)
Printing Year: 1886

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt lettering and embossed decoration showing a waving U.S. flag, this antique volume is a scarce U.S. Civil War title. Nevins I-137, "Contains diaries and reminiscences of several members of the 48th New York; the regiment took part in the major operations along the South Carolina and Florida coasts."

The work contains a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait, in-text and full-page engravings, and fold-out map. The volume is in exceptional condition and shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Preliminary pages, frontispiece and title page show foxing. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7 1/2" and contains 299 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8441

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles obtained from a historical society. All volumes in this lot include original wrappers bound in decorative marbled boards:

- History of the Presbyterian Church of Fagg's Manor by Rev. W. B. Noble - Dated 1876 by A.H. Potts & Co.
- An Historical Sketch of the Old Moravian Chapel by J. Max Hark - Dated 1890; no publisher stated
- History of Egypt Church by Charles Roberts and Rev. J.D. Schindel - Dated 1908; no publisher stated - Front wrapper detached
- Matricul of the Augustus Ev. Luth. Congregation by Julius Sachse - Dated 1896 by Pennsylvania German Society - Front wrapper detached
- Fourteenth Anniversary Pastoral of the Presbyterian Church Coatesville by James Roberts - Dated 1882 by "Union" Steam Printing House - Illustrated frontispiece
- A Discourse: Delivered in the Leacock Presbyterian Church by Rev. P. J. Timlow - Dated 1855 by Joseph M. Wilson
- Chartiers Church and its Ministers by Rev. Francis J. Collier - Dated 1875 by McLaughlin Brothers

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications, and some library indications on spines and title pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 8442

$35
Title: History of Erie County, Pennsylvania: Containing a History of the County; Its Township, Towns, Villages, Schools, Churches, Industries, Etc.; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; Biographies; History of Pennsylvania, Statistical and Miscellaneous Matter, Etc. Etc.
Publisher: Warner, Beers & Co. (Chicago)
Printing Year: 1884

Condition/Details: Bound in half leather with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce history of Erie County, located in eastern Pennsylvania. Erie County was established on March 12, 1800 from part of Allegheny County, which absorbed the lands of the disputed Erie Triangle in 1792. Prior to 1792, the region was claimed by both New York and Pennsylvania, so no county demarcations were made until the federal government intervened.

The work is illustrated with many tissue-guarded engraved plates (that occasionally show heavy foxing). The volume shows external age/wear. Binding is detached at rear hinge. Lightly age-toned pages have occasional pencil markings. This volume does not contain county map. Library stamps appear on title page and final page of text. The book measures approximately 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" and contains 239 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 8443

$110
Title: Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Chester and Delaware Counties
Editors: Gilbert Cope and Henry Ashmead
Publisher: Lewis Publishing
Printing Year: 1904
Number of Volumes: 2

Condition/Details: Bound in modern brown library bindings, these antique volumes are a scarce edition of a history the families of Chester and Delaware Counties from the earliest Swedish settlements of the seventeenth century, up through the date of publication of 1904.

The works contain full-page, black and white engravings featuring images of important persons, and their facsimile signatures. The volumes show external age/wear; the front boards and spine covers are detaching, and some initial pages are detached on both volumes. The text blocks are tight and show clean pages. Title pages bear blind-embossed library stamps. The books measure approximately 8 1/2" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 8444

$45
Title: The Lives of the Twelve Caesars
Author: C. Suetonius Tranquillus
Publisher: R. Worthington, Publisher
Printing Year: 1883

Condition/Details: This antique volume is a scarce handsomely illustrated edition of this classic work by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly known as Suetonius (ca. 69/75 – after 130), an equestrian and a historian during the Roman Empire. This is his most important surviving work - a set of biographies of twelve successive Roman rulers, from Julius Caesar until Domitian, originally entitled "De Vita Caesarum." The work is illustrated with many steel engravings, offering portraits of the Roman emperors and members of the ruling families of Rome.

The volume is disbound. Text block is shaken. Mildly age-toned pages are without annotations. The book measures approximately 6 3/4" x 9" and contains 533 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8445

$35
Title: History of the Counties of Dauphin and Lebanon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Author: William Henry Egle
Publisher: Everts & Peck
Printing Year: 1883

Condition/Details: Rebound in brown cloth with gilt stamping, this antique volume is a scarce description of important events that took place in the two county area. Included are topics: the Aborigines, The French and Indian War, The "Paxtang Boys Insurrection," the Revolution, the Civil War and many others. The work is illustrated with engravings, maps, drawings, lists and other statistical data.. The volume shows light external age/wear; the text block is splitting in several places. The book measures approximately 7 1/2" x 11" and contains 615/360 pages. A library stamp is visible on the title page. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 8446

$20
Title: A History of Brooklyn, Susquehanna Co., Penn'a: Its Homes and Its People
Author: E. A. Weston
Publisher: W. A. Squier, Printer (Brooklyn, Pennsylvania)
Printing Year: 1889 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in half leather, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of this Pennsylvania city history. The volume lacks spine cover. Front hinge is cracked. Antique library bookplate can be seen on front endpaper. Title page and final page of index bear library stamps. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9" and contains 282 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8447

$40
Title: Genealogical and Personal History of Beaver County Pennsylvania
Editor: John Jordan
Publisher: Lewis Historical Publishing
Printing Year: 1914
Number of Volumes: 2

Condition/Details: Bound in red 1/2 leather with decorative marbled boards, these antique volumes are a scarce edition of the histories of some of the leading families of early Beaver County, Pennsylvania, up through the date of publication in 1914.

The work contains full-page black and white photographs, featuring images of prominent citizens, and their facsimile signatures. The volumes show external age/wear; the bindings exhibit some splitting at the gutters. Title pages bear blind-embossed library stamps. The books measure approximately 8" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 8448

$55
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books were obtained from a historical society library. All titles relate to Pennsylvania Presbyterian churches or religious organizations. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 8449

$60
This shelf lot includes the very large group of vintage and modern books on military history shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot is part of a large inventory of approximately 10,000 books which we will be offering this spring, all coming from a single book dealer who has closed his store due to medical reasons. His stock is heavy in history, military, aviation and other scholarly non-fiction genres. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $76.50
Lot 8450

$250
Title: The Treatise of Al-Jazari on Automata: Leaves from a Manuscript of the Kitab Fi Ma'arifat Al-Hiyal Al Handasiya in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Elsewhere
Author: Ananda K. Coomaraswamy
Publisher: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Printing Year: 1924 Author-Inscribed First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in stiff boards with paper title label to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce detailed account of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts manuscript on automata by Abū al-'Iz Ibn Ismā'īl ibn al-Razāz al-Jazarī (1136-1206) (Arabic: أَبُو اَلْعِزِ بْنُ إسْماعِيلِ بْنُ الرِّزاز الجزري‎), a prominent Arab polymath: an Islamic scholar, inventor, mechanical engineer, craftsman, artist, mathematician and astronomer from Al-Jazira, Mesopotamia, who lived during the Islamic Golden Age (Middle Ages). He is best known for writing the Kitáb fí ma'rifat al-hiyal al-handasiyya (Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices) in 1206, where he described fifty mechanical devices along with instructions on how to construct them.

The author was Keeper of Indian and Muhammadan Art of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Inscription on front flyleaf reads: "For Professor N. N. Martinovitch / with the author's kind regards. / 15 Feb. 1927." This is Communications to the Trustees, VI. The work is illustrated with 8 laid-in plates containing reproductions from the manuscript. The volume shows external age/wear,with tearing along lower half of spine. Lightly age-toned pages have occasional pencil marginalia. The book measures approximately 9" x 12 1/2" and contains 21 pages plus plates. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8451

$24
Title: Ancient History, English and French, Exemplified in a Regular Dissection of the Saxon Chronicle; Preceded by a Review of Wharton's Utrum Elfricus Grammaticus? and Malmesbury's Life of St. Wulstan and Hugo Candidus' Peterborough History: Wherein the Principal Saxon Annalists Are Now (for the First Time) Identified
Publisher: J. Hatchard and Son (London)
Printing Year: 1830 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine label, this antique volume is a scarce work on ancient English history. This ex-library volume shows external wear / age.Rear board is detached. Customary library markings appear on endpapers and title page. Lightly age-toned uncut pages that show no annotations. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7 1/4" and contains 476 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8452

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of titles obtained from a historical society library:

- History of Saint Aloysius Church of Littlestown, Penn'a by William McSherry, Jr. - Dated 1893 by J. E. Wible, Printer (Gettysburg)
- History of St. Matthew's Church, Francisville, Pennsylvania by Franklin Spencer Edmonds - Dated 1925 by St. Matthew's Church Francisville
- 1799 - 1899, Souvenir of Loretto Centenary: October 10, 1899 by Ferdinand Kittell - No date provided by Swope Bros., Printers (Cresson, Pennsylvania)
- Conewago by John T. Riley - No date provided by uncredited publisher - Volume lacks title page
- History of St. Patrick's Church, Carlisle, Pennsylvania by Rev. H. G. Ganss - Dated 1895 by D. J. Gallagher & Co. (Philadelphia)

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications and library markings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 8453

$40
This group of 8 volumes include works regarding marriages, baptisms and the registration of wills that took place in Pennsylvania in the 18th and 19th centuries. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 8454

$55
Title: Chronicon Ephratense; A History of the Community of Seventh Day Baptists at Ephrata, Lancaster County, Penn'a.
Author: "Lamech and Agrippa"
Publisher: S. H. Zahm & Co. (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
Printing Year: 1889 Limited Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with paper spine labels, this antique volume is a scarce study of Pennsylvania Seventh Day Baptist communities, and "chief source for the history of this Pennsylvania cloister founded by Conrad Beissel." *Howe G76. This copy is 480 of an unstated limitation. This work has been translated from the German by J. Max Hark. This ex-library volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Antique library bookplate appears on front endpaper. Library stamp appears on title page. No other library markings are apparent. The book measures approximately 6 3/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 288 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8455

$70
This lot includes the group of Pennsylvania History books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 8456

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of titles obtained from a historical society library:

- Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Times by John F. Watson - Dated 1844 by John Penington and Uriah Hunt - Volume II. Library binding
- A History of Old Tioga Point and Early Athens, Pennsylvania by Louise Welles Murray - Dated 1908 by Raeder Press (Wilkes-Barre) - Volume in library binding
- Selinsgrove, Penna. Chronology by William Marion Schnure - Dated 1918 - 1929 by Middleburg Post - 2 volume set and duplicate of volume I
- The Bethlehem Diary by Kenneth G. Hamilton - Dated 1971 by Archives of the Moravian Church - Volume I (1742 - 1744)
- West Chester, Pennsylvania: The Most Important Suburb of Philadelphia - Dated 1888 by F. S. Hickman's Printing House (West Chester) - original wrappers. Binding detached at front hinge.
- A History of the Townships of Byberry and Moreland, in Philadelphia, PA. by Joseph C. Martindale - No date provided by George W. Jacobs & Co. (Philadelphia) - New and Revised edition edited by Albert W. Dudley. Volume lacks spine cover. Boards and preliminaries detached

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications and library markings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 8458

$45
This group of 8 volumes include works regarding Mennonite, Moravian and Reformed Congregations and seminaries. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 8459

$175
Title: Martial Deeds of Pennsylvania
Author: Samuel P. Bates
Publisher: T. H. Davis & Co. (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1875 First Edition Signed by Major General Joseph Hooker

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with blue cloth and gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce history of Pennsylvania during the Civil War, especially the Gettysburg Campaign. Joseph Hooker (November 13, 1814 – October 31, 1879) was a career United States Army officer, fought in the Mexican-American War, and was a major general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Hooker's signature appears above the date Aug. 4th 1875. The work is illustrated with many engraved portraits with tissue guards and (fold-out) maps. Rear board is detached. Lightly age-toned pages with gilt edges show no annotations. Front flyleaf is detached. Antique library bookplate appears on front endpaper. Title page and final page of index bear discreet library stamps. The book measures approximately 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" and contains 1116 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 8460

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of titles obtained from a historical society library:

- A Survey of Historic Sites and Landmarks of Lycoming County by Lycoming Planning Commission - Dated 1972 by Lycoming County Planning Commission - Original wrappers
- Westmoreland in the County of Litchfield in the Colony of Connecticut: The Wyoming County. Probate Records Liber A. from January 6, 1777 to June 16, 1783 - Dated 1923 by Wyoming Historical and Geological Society - Original wrappers bound in stiff boards
- A Story of Lackawanna County and Lackawanna Historical Society - Dated 1928 by Lackawanna Historical Society (Scranton, Pennsylvania) - Original wrappers bound in stiff boards
- Memorial of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Lackawanna County by S. Fletcher Weyburn - Dated 1929 by Lackawanna Historical Society - Original wrappers bound in stiff boards
- Directory, Business and Political, of Indiana County, PA. by John M. Leech & Walter E. Hildebrand - Dated 1886 by Will H. Kuhn, Book and Job Printer (Indiana, Pennsylvania) - Signed by John M. Leech. Volume lacks rear cover.
- Addresses Delivered before the Dauphin Historical Society in the State Capitol, Harrisburg, July 4, 1876 - Dated 1876 by uncredited publisher - Original wrappers bound in stiff boards

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications and library markings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 8461

$30
This group of 6 volumes include works regarding marriages and baptisms that took place in Pennsylvania in the 18th and 19th centuries. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 8462

$35
Title: American Art Annual
Publisher: The Macmillan Company/American Art Annual, Inc.,
Printing Year: 1905-1921
Number of Volumes: 5 volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a treasure trove of information about the art scene in America in the early twentieth century. The books contain listings of American museums, art societies, schools, dealers, galleries and painters. The work is illustrated with photography and reproductions of paintings, along with advertising matter. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 7" x 9 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 8463

$16
Title: Records of the Synod of Pittsburgh, from Its First Organization, September 29, 1802, to October, 1832, inclusive
Publisher: Luke Loomis, Agent (Pittsburgh)
Printing Year: 1852

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce collection of documents relating to the history of the Presbyterian Church in western Pennsylvania. The front board of this volume is detached. Spine cover is chipped at ends of spine. Lightly age-toned pages show no annotations. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 392 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8464

$24
Title: Francis Parkman's Works (New Library Edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Printing Years: 1901 - 1912
Number of Volumes: Complete 10 volume set

Notes: Bound in olive green cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique set is a scarce collection of the works of American historian Francis Parkman (September 16, 1823 – November 8, 1893). This collection contains the following titles: "Montcolf and Wolfe (Volumes I & II); "The Conspiracy of Pontiac" (Volumes I & II); "The Old Regime in Canada;" "Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV;". The following titles are present as duplicates of one another: "The Jesuits in North America:" "Pioneers of France in the New World." The work is illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece portraits, plates and maps. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. Withdrawal stamp in small type appears on blank page at rear of volumes. One volume shows light rippling at bottom of text block. No other library markings are present. The books measure approximately 5 1/2" x 8 3/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
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