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I Well Remember: The Memoirs of a Mennonite Schoolmaster SIGNED

By: Fulmer, Clarence A.; Hallstead, Robert H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DE, The Kiwanis Club of Wilmington, Inc.: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45907

Condition: Near Fine


Author signed first edition hardcover in brown leatherette covered boards showing sharp tips and bumped spine ends with bright gilt spine title. Not dedicated to anyone in particular, just the following: 8-29-50 Wilmington High School Clarence A. Fulmer Best Regards. 216 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket with wrap around photograph of school children in front of their schoolhouse. Laid in is a key for who is who in this cover photo. A glowing account of the doings of this upstanding and civic minded Mennonite school teacher. View more info

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Reuben and the Fire

By: Good, Merle

Price: $12.00

Publisher: PA, Good Book Inc: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38548

ISBN: 1561480916

Condition: Fine


Fine copy in like dj, internally crisp and unmarked. Not exlib. 1st edition. Reuben, an Amish boy with five sisters, witnesses the burning of a neighbor's barn and experiences the excitement of the barnraising that follows. View more info

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A Frolic Of His Own SIGNED

By: Hoopes, Clement R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Devin-Adair Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27884

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in taupe cloth boards, spine ends and corners still sharp, gift dedication on fep from author to Lily & Erskine with happy recollections of Upperville and the hope they may see the film. DJ in new mylar unclipped, sunned spine but displays well. 275 pp. "Clem Hoopes knows his Amish. He knows the traumas of the Amish youth who embarks upon 'a frolic of his own.'... He spins a story and weaves a pattern of truth." (from the rear cover). Story of young Amos Stolzfux, who had just escaped from the closed-in world of 1930s Pennsylvania's Amish people. As Amos maneu... View more info

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Best of the Best from Pennsylvania

By: McKee, Gwen; Moseley, Barbara

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MS, Quail Ridge Press: 1993

Seller Id: 34856

ISBN: 093755247X

Condition: Fine


Fine cookery book in glossy card covers with black plastic comb spine so book lays flat (love that!). No tears, soil or marks in the 320 pp text. Gift quality showing negligible color loss at tips from storage and original price sticker on rear cover. View more info

Quilts Among the Plain People. People's Place Booklet #4

By: Pellman, Rachel T.; Ranck, Joanne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Good Books: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46094

ISBN: 0934672032

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first printing paperback in illustrated card covers with sharp tips and spine ends. Light color loss and a small bookstore stamp on title page is all that keeps this from being as new. 96 pp profusely illustrated with b/w photos and drawings throughout. Amish and Mennonites have always quilted with their worn out or out grown clothing. Here is a veritable textbook on quilting published by People's Place a museum and heritage center located in Intercourse, PA. Chapters include: Beauty Among the Austere/ Amish Quilts from Long Ago: 1. Sunshine and Shadow, 2. Diamond in Square, ... View more info

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Plain Buggies Amish, Mennonite, and Bretheren Horse-Drawn Transportation

By: Scott, Stephen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Good Books: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46715

ISBN: 0934672024

Condition: Fine


Straight and square glossy photo illustrated paperback displays beautifully. Tips and spine ends sharp, one hand stamp on foot of title page has bled through to copyright details on next page. There are no names, tears or soil within the 96 pp text. Explains why, how and the benefits of transporting goods and good people by horse and buggy. Chapters include: Why Horses and Buggies?/ Buggy Use Today/ Buggy Manufacturing/ Horses/ Harness/ Buggies and the Law/ Harassment/ Alternate Transportation/ What are the Main Buggy Styles?/ Pennsylvania/ Ohio/ Indiana/ Swiss/ Old Order Me... View more info

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A Day On The Farm With Samuel The Life of An Amish Boy

By: Stoltzfus, J.R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: PA, J & M Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41466

ISBN: 096465900X

Condition: Fine


Glossy 1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Tidy gift dedication on title page, else as new. Uncommon title in gift quality condition. Tidy non-authorial gift dedication on half title page. Else as new. Unpag, approx 48 pp. Samuel, a young Amish boy, lives on a farm with his parents, two brothers, and three sisters. Samuel and his family are a typical Amish family living in the peaceful countryside of Lancaster County, PA. View more info