Duplicate Book Sale #2

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Event Date: 
Saturday, May 7, 2016 -
8:30am to 4:00pm


8:30 am – 9:30 am CCHS Members Only

9:30 am – 4:00 pm Open to General Public

 It’s a book sale with a purpose! 

This sale includes hundreds of books, original map pages, and bound atlases.  Books (history, genealogy, poetry, biographies) are duplicates or are of general interest that were accumulated at CCHS over the years and not used by our patrons.   Also included are books donated by CCHS members specifically to supplement this event.  Book prices start as low as $1.00.  A large number of vintage periodicals will be offered free of charge.  

Single-page original maps and bound atlases will be sold as is.  Bound atlases may not be complete.  Examples:

  1. 1883 Breous Official Series of Farm Maps for Chester County, PA (multiple bound atlases and loose single plates).
  2. 1873 Atlas of Chester County, PA, published by A.R Witmer.
  3. 1874 Atlas of Chester County, PA, published by A.R. Witmer (multiple bound atlases).
  4. 1912 Atlas of Properties on Main Line of PA Railroad from Devon to Downingtown and West Chester, published by A.H. Muller (multiple bound atlases).
  5. 1897 Atlas of Properties from Rosemont to West Chester, published by A.H. Muller.
  6. 1905 Sanborn Co Insurance Maps of Harrisburg, PA.
  7. 1908 Sanborn Co Insurance Maps of York, PA.
  8. 1897 Sanborn Co Insurance Maps of Allentown, PA.
  9. 1912 Sanborn Co Insurance Maps of Lancaster, Co.   

Proceeds will replenish Collections Funds that were added to the generous financial donations to complete the preservation of the Passmore Williamson’s 1855 prison visitors’ book.  


Book sale schedule:

8:30 am – 9:30 am                  CCHS members only.

Memberships can be purchased or renewed at the door.

9:30 am – 4:00 pm                  Open to everyone.

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm                  Antiquarian books and single-plate maps sold a half price (does not include atlases).

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm                  Buy a bag for $5 and fill it with remaining books.  (Does not include antiquarian books, maps, or atlases.) 

Free admission to CCHS on May 7!  Saturday parking at meters is free until 5:00 p.m. 

Chester County Historical Society · 225 N. High Street, West Chester, PA 19380

610-692-4800 · ChesterCoHistorical.org