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This is a special collection of Geneaology books, last kept in the upstairs office area at the Rockville location.
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Harrisburg: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1991 - 2005. First. Large octavos, four books; G+; Dark blue cloth spine, with gold bands, and dark red label with gilt lettering; Moderate wear to head/tails of volumes one and two, slight bowing to the boards on volume one, and long cut running the length of the spine on volume two; Binding on volume two has separated from spine and textblock is significantly warped (see photos); Volume III is in two books, totaling four books in the set; Textblocks on all volumes has moderate scuffing on bottom edges; CONTENTS: Vol. I. 1682 - 1709 (xix, 880 pp.) -- Vol. II. 1710 - 1756 (xx, 1210 pp.) -- Vol. IIIA. 1757 - 1775 (xiv, 818 pp.) -- Vol. IIIB. 1757 - 1775 (pp. 821 - 1635).
York: Historical Society of York County, 1902 - 1951. First Editions. Octavo, nine parts; VG-; Faded dark blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; contains nine pamphlets of the Historical Society of York County (Pennsylvania) printed between 1902 and 1951, privately bound with original wrappers intact; Boards show moderate shelfwear and fading, especially to hinges of spine; Textblock has varying degrees of light age-toning, some chipping to bound-in wrapper for pamphlet entitled "York in its Relation to the Revolution", and two 1/4-inch closed tears on the top edge of the first page of "History of... Stewartstown"; binding is slightly loose, but all pages of all pamphlets are intact; CONTENTS: Minutes and proceedings of the Historical Society of York County (pp. 1-16) -- Frederick Valentine Melsheimer; A pioneer entomologist and a noted clergyman and author / Prowell, George R. (pp. 17 - 26) -- York in its relation to the Revolution / Jordan, John C. (pp. 27 - 53) -- An historical citizen; career of Phineas Davis / Jordan, John. C. (pp. 55 - 69) -- The mysterious Mr. Smith / Yost, Donald H.  -- Famous visitors to York / Kain, George H. (7 pp.) -- The Baron de Beelen-Bertholf / Young, Henry James (6 pp.) -- Forges and furnaces of York county / Lyles, Victoria (10 pp.) -- York as a supply center for the revolutionary army / Tousey, Thomas G. (12 pp.) -- High time to find high street / Kain, William H. (3 pp.) -- History of the borough of Stewartstown 1851 - 1951 / Kilbourne, John D. (12 pp.).
Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 2004. First Edition. Small quarto, xxiv, 945 pp.; VG; Dark blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; There is a slight bow to the front cover, and very light soiling to the front and back covers; Textblock has several pencil notations on pages ix - xi; An 8-page newsletter entitled "Jewels of the Crown" is laid-in at front.
Apollo: Closson Press, 1988. Large Octavo; G Paperback; Pink spine with black text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, rolling to spine, sunning to spine, wrinkling along tail edge of rear cover; Textblock has price sticker on inside of front cover, slight bending to top corners, impression along tail edge of page 108; 108 pp.
Hartford Press, 1900. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Brown spine with Gilt text; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing to corners and along edges; Textblock has previous owner's ink stamp on front endpaper and pastedown, bookplate on front pastedown, marking in pencil on front endpaper and pastedown; 267 pp.
Baltimore: Clearfield Company, 1998. 2 Volumes; Octavos; G Paperbacks; Tan spines with Black text; Covers have slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, cocking to spines (heavier on Volume 1); Textblocks have faint brown marks along fore edges, bending to top corner of some pages in volume 1; 362/408 pages.
London: Tabard Publications, 1961. First Edition Thus. Thick Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Tan spine with gilt text on red spine label; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, chipping to spine label, bumping to corners; Textblock has rubbing along tail edge, splitting along hinge between second and third pages, foxing along fore edge; 1125 pp Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.
Westminster: Family Line Publications, 1993. First Edition. Small quarto, ix, 518 pages; VG-; Light grey spine with dark blue lettering; Front cover is curled along right edge and creased at bottom right corner, the spine has four crease marks, the back cover has curling at the sop left corner, with moderate wear to bottom and top edges overall; The binding is split between pages 176 and 177, and the sheet comprising pages 177 and 178 is loose but intact; there is minor shelfwear to the top and bottom edges of the textblock.
Washington, D.C. District of Columbia Historical Records Survey, 1940. First Edition. Large octavos, two volumes; VG-; Beige spines with light blue text on volume one (volume two blank); Light age-toning and minor soiling to covers on both volumes, with moderate wear to the head and tail of volume one's spine, and slight crease to the corners/pages at bottom right of volume one; Text-blocks have minor shelfwear to the bottom edges, and first page of volume 1 is loose (but remains attached); CONTENTS: Vol. I. Inventory of Diocese of Washington (xi, 382 pages, one fold-out chart) -- Vol. II. Inventory of Washington Cathedral (iv, 122 pages, one fold-out chart).
Philadelphia: Patterson & White Company, 1934. First Edition. Octavo, xvii, 273 pages; VG-; Green cloth spine with gilt lettering; Boards show moderate wear to head and tail of spine, minor wear to corners, mild soiling to front cover, light fading to cloth and discoloration on back cover; Text-block has moderate age-toning throughout, and sparse foxing (especially on front paste down); Bookplate from Historical Society of Montgomery County (Pennsylvania) on front paste down, and two-page typed document laid in.
Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Historical Publishing Association, 1903. First Edition. Large octavos, three volumes; G; Dark green cloth spine with gilt lettering; Boards have moderate to moderate+ wear on all edges and corners, and moderate+ soiling to spines; Binding on all three volumes is loose, but all pages are intact (ffep and subsequent page of volume one are loose); Moderate wear and age-toning to deckled edges of textblock; illustrated; t.e.g.
Lancaster: Privately Printed, 1944. Octavo; G Hardcover; Dark Blue spine with Gilt text; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, fraying along edges, rubbing to corners, paper stuck to front cover, white mark on front cover; Textblock has age toning, writing in pen on half title page, marking in red pen to rear pages; 93 pp.
Litchfield: Self Published, 1909. Limited Edition. Octavo; Fair Hardcover; Brown spine with Light Brown text; Boards shaken, some edgewear, some shelfwear, chipping along spine edges, heavy rubbing to corners, fraying along head edge of spine, bumping to corners, cocking to spine; Textblock has age toning, splitting along some hinges, marking in pencil on some pages, some pages separated from textblock; 344 pp; Limited Edition #216/500.
Annapolis: The Hall of Records Commission No. 6, 1948. Small Quarto; G Hardcover; Brown spine with Gilt text; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, chipping and fraying along spine edges, bumping and rubbing to corners; Textblock has library bookplate on front pastedown, writing in pencil on front endpaper, brown spots on some pages; 180 pp; Ex-Library.
Annapolis: The Hall of Records Commission No. 11, 1958. Small Quarto; G Hardcover; Green spine with Gilt text; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, slight cocking to spine, bumping to corners; Textblock has library ink stamps on title page and along head edge, writing in pen on front endpaper; 198 pp; Ex-Library.
n.p: Reprinted from the University of Michigan Library, n.d. Facsimile Reprint. Large Octavo; G+ Paperback; Blue spine with Yellow text; Covers have some edgewear, slight shelfwear, slight bending to covers, slight bending to corners, sticker remnant on rear cover; Textblock has brown marks on inside of front cover and on front endpaper; 275 pp.
Bowie: Heritage Books, 1994. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; G Paperback; Light Green spine with Black text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, creasing and slight cocking to spine, bending to front cover, bending to corners; Textblock has rubbing along tail edge; 2 Folding maps inside in VG- condition; 549 pp.
Westminster: Family Line Publications, 1994. Octavo; Fair Paperback; White spine with Blue text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, creasing to spine, bending to front cover, bending to corners, small closed tear along head edge of spine; Textblock has rubbing along tail edge, completely split hinge between pages 104 and 105; 353 pp.
York, PA: Historical Society of York County, 1941. Octavo; G Hardcover; Green spine with Gilt text; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing to corners; Textblock has tape mending hinges between endpapers and pastedowns, writing in pencil on front endpaper, folding map inside but no longer attached to page; 157 pp.
Baltimore: Society of Cincinnati of Maryland, 1961. Octavo; G Hardcover; Purple spine with Silver text; Boards shaken, some edgewear, some shelfwear, sunning to spine and both covers, bumping and heavy rubbing to corners; Textblock has slight age toning to some pages, small closed tear along front hinge; 88 pp.
Philadelphia: Henry B Ashmead, 1857. Thick Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Green cloth binding with Gilt lettering on spine; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, bumping to corners, scratches to front cover; Textblock has age toning, foxing to pages, bookplate on front pastedown, small amount of writing in pencil on third page, writing in pen on title page; 518 pp.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Thick Octavo; G/G- Hardcover; Blue spine with White text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, brown stains on front cover, large open tears along head edge of spine, wrinkling and creasing along edges; Boards shaken, some edgewear, slight shelfwear; Textblock has brown and red stains along edges, slight creasing to top corner of many pages, marking in pen on contents page; 794 pp.
Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988. Thick Octavo; VG-/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Red spine with Gold text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open tear along head edge of spine, small closed tears and bending along tail edge of rear cover, fraying at corners; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, slight bowing to front cover; Textblock clean; 920 pp.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1938. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G- hardcover with dustjacket in mylar cover; Dark brown banded with light brown spine with black lettering; Dustjacket chipped along top of cover for two inches either side of the spine, minor chipping along bottom of cover, and a faint pen line on front of cover; Covers show minor edgewear at tail of spine and bottom corners; Binding is excellent; Textblock shows moderate age-toning throughout; vii, 272 pages plus bibliography and index.
Camden: Picton Press, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; Vg-/ hardcover; Red spine with gilt lettering; Boards are strong and clean, with only minor cornerwear to top board covers and a crease along the spine; Binding is in excellent condition, and textblock is clean apart from light mark on bottom edge; viii, pp 839.
London: The Harleian Society, 1889. Two Volumes; Small quartos; Light brown spines with gilt lettering; CONTENTS: Volume One: F+/ hardcover; Boards show some edgewear, especially to the head and tail of the spine, but are otherwise clean; binding is slightly cocked, and has separated from the bottom-third of the spine, but is otherwise intact; Textblock shows standard age-toning and foxing on the five pages opening and closing the book; there are also occasional pencil marks from a previous owner, and four sheets have come loose (titlepage - ii, and p. 282 - closing free-end paper); pp 282. Volume Two: G+ / hardcover; Boards show minor edgewear, especially at the head and tail of the spine, but otherwise strong and clean; Binding is strong and intact; Textblock shows some age-toning, a small amount of foxing in the closing five pages, and two or three pages have small pencil marks - otherwise clean; pp 237 plus index.