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6 Vols incl: THE HISTORY OF PENNSYLVANIA. 1797.
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[Pennsylvania/American Imprints]. 4 Titles (6 Vols). Robert Proud, et. al. THE HISTORY OF PENNSYLVANIA, In North America… 2 Vols. Phila: Zachariah Poulson, 1797. 8vo. Vol I: [3], 4-508pp. Vol II: [3], 4-273, [i], App. 146pp, page 273 mis-paginated "373." Lacking port and map. Errata is in lower portion of each volume’s last page. Contemp ½ leather and marbled board. Joints split. Previous owner’s notes pencilled on rear endpapers. Minor foxing. Occasional dampstains. Versos of titles have pencil notation at upper left. Vol I: Title loose, front of volume lightly dampstained. Loss to Vol II’s spine. Ink number in Vol II’s first text page’s lower margin. “…The author was a native of Yorkshire, England, who settled in Philadelphia in 1759, where he resided till his death in 1813. For many years he was teacher in a school attended chiefly by members of the Society of Friends.” –Sabin 66223. Howes P-639. ESTC W20454. Shipton & Mooney, Evans 32729 and 34421. ++ Samuel Smith. HISTORY OF THE PROVINCE OF PENNSYLVANIA. Phila: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1913. 8vo. Modern green cloth with “The Colonial Society of Pennsylvania/ 1913” at spine base. Very good. ++ George Irving Reed, et. al. CENTURY CYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY OF PENNSYLVANIA. 2 Vols. Chi: Century Publishing and Engraving, 1904. 4to. Vol I: [6], vii-xii, [1]-254pp. Vol II: [4], [v]-ix, [i], [1]-200pp. Modern paper-covered boards, aeg. Vol II’s last pages have dampstain to lower margin, slight foxing to plates, very good. ++ William H. Egle. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, Civil, Political, and Military… Harrisburg: De Witt C. Goodrich & Co., 1876. Thick 8vo. Orig blind-tooled black leather, marbled eps. Marbled edges have faded (as should be expected). Light wear at corners and spine ends and a few other points on exterior, owner’s notes on last blank page, very good.
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6 Vols incl: THE HISTORY OF PENNSYLVANIA. 1797.

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May 15, 2014
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0163: 6 Vols incl: THE HISTORY OF PENNSYLVANIA. 1797.

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Est. $120 - $180Starting Price $60
WAVERLY RARE BOOKS CATALOG AUCTION # 261
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[Pennsylvania/American Imprints]. 4 Titles (6 Vols). Robert Proud, et. al. THE HISTORY OF PENNSYLVANIA, In North America… 2 Vols. Phila: Zachariah Poulson, 1797. 8vo. Vol I: [3], 4-508pp. Vol II: [3], 4-273, [i], App. 146pp, page 273 mis-paginated "373." Lacking port and map. Errata is in lower portion of each volume’s last page. Contemp ½ leather and marbled board. Joints split. Previous owner’s notes pencilled on rear endpapers. Minor foxing. Occasional dampstains. Versos of titles have pencil notation at upper left. Vol I: Title loose, front of volume lightly dampstained. Loss to Vol II’s spine. Ink number in Vol II’s first text page’s lower margin. “…The author was a native of Yorkshire, England, who settled in Philadelphia in 1759, where he resided till his death in 1813. For many years he was teacher in a school attended chiefly by members of the Society of Friends.” –Sabin 66223. Howes P-639. ESTC W20454. Shipton & Mooney, Evans 32729 and 34421. ++ Samuel Smith. HISTORY OF THE PROVINCE OF PENNSYLVANIA. Phila: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1913. 8vo. Modern green cloth with “The Colonial Society of Pennsylvania/ 1913” at spine base. Very good. ++ George Irving Reed, et. al. CENTURY CYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY OF PENNSYLVANIA. 2 Vols. Chi: Century Publishing and Engraving, 1904. 4to. Vol I: [6], vii-xii, [1]-254pp. Vol II: [4], [v]-ix, [i], [1]-200pp. Modern paper-covered boards, aeg. Vol II’s last pages have dampstain to lower margin, slight foxing to plates, very good. ++ William H. Egle. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, Civil, Political, and Military… Harrisburg: De Witt C. Goodrich & Co., 1876. Thick 8vo. Orig blind-tooled black leather, marbled eps. Marbled edges have faded (as should be expected). Light wear at corners and spine ends and a few other points on exterior, owner’s notes on last blank page, very good.

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