Auction 129, Lot 327

"[Lot of 2] Pennsylvania's Boundaries How Pennsylvania Acquired Its Present Boundaries [and] Original Boundary Line between Pennsylvania and Ohio",

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1883-1966

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Color: Black & White

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1) Pennsylvania's Boundaries How Pennsylvania Acquired Its Present Boundaries, by William A. Russ, Jr., 1966, 6 x 9". This is an important reference book to the student of Pennsylvania. It explains the complex story of Pennsylvania's boundary disputes and settlements. Supplemented with a few maps. Published by the Pennsylvania Historical Association as "Pennsylvania History Studies: No. 8." Contents separated from cover and a little staining on cover (B+).

2) Report of the Joint Commission Appointed by the States of Pennsylvania and Ohio, to Ascertain and Re-Mark the Boundary Line between Said States. As It was Originally Established, 1883, Washington D.C., 6.5 x 9.8". This nineteenth century book contains 68 pages describing the states boundary in minute detail. Plus 15 full page maps provide more detail including the names of individual property owners along the boundary. This report was prepared by the Joint Commission Appointed by the States of Pennsylvania and Ohio as a result of Senate Joint Resolution No. 68. Hardbound in brown cloth with gilt titling. Published in the limited quantity of only 1,000 copies. Signed on inside cover and with the bookplate of Ralph Moore Berry, who penned numerous books on surveying. Covers lightly rubbed, contents tight and clean (A).

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Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $65

Closed on 9/23/2009

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