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1 Admiral Franklin? Yes Admiral Franklin
New York Privately Printed 1975 Limited Hard Cover Fine John De Pol 
First edition. Illustrated with eleven wood engravings printed in brown. Blue boards with gilded title. Glassine wrapper. Printed to commemorate Benjamin Franklin's 269th bithday. Some chipping and Tear to lower back edge of glassine wrapper. Tight binding. Clean interior. 50 pages. Limited printing. Hardcover. Local. All books shipped in bubble wrap. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Adams, Charles J. Montgomery County Ghost Stories
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Exeter House Books 2000 1880683148 / 9781880683149 Soft Cover Very Good 
Condition: Very good. Format: Softcover. Publisher: Exeter House Books, Number Of Pages: 192 pages, ISBN-13: 9781880683149, ISBN-10: 1880683148, Language: English. Local History Pennsylvania. Previous owner's gift marking inside front cover. No creases. Not ex libr. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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3 Allen, Joseph Chase The Wheelhouse Loafer: Selections from Joseph Chase Allen's Weekly Log "With the Fishermen" From the Vineyard Gazette 1940-1965
Little Brown 1966 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Condition: Overall Good. Dustcover, good with some small bits of scuffing and wear, and tear to back top corner. Book condition, very good. No markings, no previous owner's marks, no remainders, no ink markings. No dogeared pages. No soils. Not ex libr. Clean pages. Decorative maps on end pages. Hardcover maroon cloth boards. Poetry, prose and essays. Martha's Vineyard. Local history. Sailing, boating. Mid-century life on and around Martha's Vineyard commercial fishing industry. Personal accounts. Most entries start with poetry, then followed by prose. Includes an introduction by Henry Beetle Hough. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Archambault, A. M. A Guide Book of Art Architecture and Historic Interests in Pennsylvania
John C. Winston 1924 Limited Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Condition: Very good. Clean. No previous owner's markings. Blue boards with gilded title and crest of Pennsylvania. Illustrated. John C. Winston Pub. 1924, Limited Edition Numbered 304. Language: English. Pages: 504. Local History, Pennsylvania, Art, Architecture. cbw 
Price: 18.00 USD
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5 Bacon, Edwin M. Rambles Around Old Boston
Boston Little Brown and Company 1921 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Lester G. Hornby 
Condition: Good. Spine faded. Bumping to top edge of spine. Spine has 1 inch glue to edge. Previous owner's bookplate. Binding good. Interior clean, no markings. Hardcover. Local History. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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6 Ballard, Allen B. One More Day's Journey: The Story of a Family and a People
McGraw Hill 1984 0070034869 / 9780070034860 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Condition: Very Good. Nearly no shelfwear to exterior. Interior looks like it has been barely handled. Solid binding. No thumbprinting. No markings, no remainders. Dust jacket very good, no rips or tears, nearly no shelfwear. Illustrated with b/w photos. Language: English, ISBN-10: 0070034869, ISBN-13: 9780070034860, Number Of Pages: 288 pages, Publisher: McGraw Hill, Edition Description: Illustrated, Format: Hardcover, Publication Date: May 1984. Local History, Philadelphia. African Americans. Race Relations. History. South Carolina. Index, end notes. Chapters: Old Philadelphia, Linking South Carolina and Philadelphia, Black Philadelphia Leaders, The Black Church, Black Education, Philadelphia Oppression, South Carolina Before the Civil War, Reconstruction in South Carolina, Black Education in South Carolina, The Oppression in Abbevill County, On the Eve of the Migration, The Great Migration, North Meets South, The Culture of Modern Black Philadelphia, The Struggle Continued. From the dust cover "One More Day's Journey is the story of a family and a people. The family is Allen Ballard's, and the people are those Black Americans who, along with the Ballard's made the journey from south to north from country to city, in the early years of this century. It is the story, as Ballard writes of 'two places, many people, and how they are related to each other.'" 
Price: 9.00 USD
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7 Banks, Ivy Jackson Banks of the Delaware: The Life and Times of Frederick Banks 1898-1964
Trenton, New Jersey Trenton Historical Society 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Mary Grace Johnston Signed by Author
Condition: Very good. SIGNED by author. Clean interior. No dogeared pages. Bright pages. Light sunning to DJ spine. Minor chipping to top and tail of DJ spine. Solid binding. Maps on endpages. Illustrated with B/w photos and b/w decorative illustrations by Mary Grace Johnston. Local History, New Jersey, Delaware River, Pennsylvania, Washington Crossing, Bucks County, Trenton, Masonic Order, Masons, Trenton Potteries. Hardcover. Trenton Historical Society. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Banks, Ronald Maine becomes a State: The Movement to Separate Maine from Massachusetts, 1785-1820
New Hampshire Publishing Company 1973 0912274352 / 9780912274355 Soft Cover Good 
Condition: Good. Reading copy. Clean interior. No markings or underlingings. No book plate. Moderate shelfwear. Spine edgewear. No creases to spine. Soft corners. Page 5 and 45 has yellowing due to flower pressing, acidity. Softcover. Local History. Maine, New England. Statehood. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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9 Beck, Henry Charleton Forgotten Towns of Southern New Jersey
Rutgers 1961 Soft Cover Very Good 
Condition: Very good. Only light overall handling. No previous owner's markings. No clipping. Crease to spine. Illustrated. Rutgers Press. 1961. Illustrated. Softcover. Local History, New Jersey. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Beck, Henry Charleton The Jersey Midlands
Rutgers 1962 Soft Cover Good 
Condition: Good. Moderate wear. Crease to spine, soft corners. Half title clipped where previous owner's marking was. Previous owner's stamp at lower corner of half titile. No bookplates. Not ex libary. Softcover. B/w photographs and illustrations. No ink or underlines. No remainder markings. No rips or tears. 1962. Rutgers Press. 460 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Beston, Henry The Outermost House: A Modern Classic About a Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod
Viking 1966 Soft Cover Very Good 
Condition: Very good. Clean. No previous owner's markings. No rips or tears. No markings or highlighting. No remainders. No creases to spine or covers. Softcover. Nature, local history, memoir. Viking/Compass Books. 1966. 222 pages. Language: English. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Bill, Alfred Hoyt A House Called Morven: Its Role in American History
Princeton, New Jersey Princeton 1978 0691046417 / 9780691046419 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
B/w illustrations. Previous owner's gift marking on first end page. Otherwise clean. Bright crisp pages. DJ in acetate cover (no tape). Only the faintest wear. Hardcover. New Jersey History. Architecture and History of the residence of the Governor of New Jersey. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 Bisbee, Henry H. Place Names In Burlington County New Jersey
Riverside, New Jersey Burlington County Publishing 1955 First Edition Hard Cover As New No Jacket 
Condition: As New. Interior clean. No dogeared pages. No dustjacket. Dark green boards with gilded lettering on spine - bright. No sunning. Very good binding. No loose or torn pages. Overall as new condition. Hardcover. Local History. New Jersey. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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14 Bisbee, Henry H. Place Names In Burlington County New Jersey
Riverside, New Jersey Burlington County Publishing 1955 First Edition Hard Cover As New No Jacket Signed by Author
Condition: As New. SIGNED by Author"To John. Sincerely Henry. 24 Dec 1955" No wear, appears brand new. Coners and spine show no wear whatsoever. Interior clean. No dogeared pages. No dustjacket. Dark green boards with gilded lettering on spine - bright. No sunning. Very good binding. No loose or torn pages. No book plates, not ex libr. Overall as new condition. Hardcover. 1955. Burlington County Publishing. Local History. New Jersey. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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15 Blockson, Charles Black America Series: Philadelphia 1639-2000
Arcadia 2000 0738504726 / 9780738504728 Hard Cover As New As New 
Condition: Absolutely brand new condition with no wear. From publisher. No shelfwear to dust cover, clean interior and extrerior. Gift quality. Black and white photos and illustrations throughout - nearly every page. No thumbprinting, no remainders, no clipping. Bright crisp pages. Hardcover. Race relations, local history, Philadelphia. All books shipped in bubble wrap. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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16 Blockson, Charles Black America Series: Philadelphia 1639-2000
Arcadia 2000 0738504726 / 9780738504728 Hard Cover As New As New 
Condition: Absolutely brand new condition with no wear. From publisher. No shelfwear to dust cover, clean interior and extrerior. Gift quality. Black and white photos and illustrations throughout - nearly every page. No thumbprinting, no remainders, no clipping. Bright crisp pages. Hardcover. Race relations, local history, Philadelphia. All books shipped in bubble wrap. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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17 Brown, Henry Collins Old New York: Yesterday & Today
New York 1922 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Condition: Good. Dark blue boards. Color and black and white images on nearly every page. Edgeworn. Darkening to edges and spine. Foxing to endpages and next few pages. Original owner's book plate on endpage. Hardcover. New York local history. 1922. bg. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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18 Colrick, Patricia Florio Spring Lake
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, U.S.A. Arcadia Pub 1999 0752405837 / 9780752405834 Soft Cover Very Good 
Condition: Very good. Only light handling. Light crease to upper corner of back cover. No creases to spine. No previous owner's markings. Not ex libr. Softcover. 1999. Arcadia Pub. ISBN 0752405837. Local history. Illustrated b/w photos on nearly every page. Spring Lake, New Jersey. New Jersey shore town. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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19 Contosta, David R. A Philadelphia Family: The Houstons and Woodwards of Chestnut Hill
Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania PRess 1989 0812281365 / 9780812281361 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Nearly no shelfwear. Could be mistaken for new. DJ clean, no clipping. No remainder marks. Bright white pages. Clean. B/w photos. No dogeared pages. No markings. No foxing. Hardcover. Local History. All books shipped in bubble wrap. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Costello, Gabriel The Arches of the Years: Manhattan College 1853-1979
Riverdale, New York Manhattan College 1980 Soft Cover Good 
Condition: Good. Some light shelfwear to covers and crease to spine. B/w photos. Mild handling to interior. No markings. No rips or tears. See photo for condition of cover. Softcover. History of Manhattan College. Local history. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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