88 Historic Architecture in Northwest Philadelphia: 1690 to 1930s. Joseph Minardi.Acolorfulandcomprehensivelook atthericharchitecturalhistoryofNorthwest Philadelphia and the Wissahickon Valley. Fromthecolonialperiodtothe1930s,this architecturaltourexplores450structures, manystillstandingandwellpreserved, in theareafromWayneJunction inGerman- towntoNorthwestAvenue inChestnutHill. Size: 12" x 9" • 744 photos • 272 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4198-4 • hard cover • $50.00 Historic Architecture in West Phila- delphia, 1789-1930s. Joseph Minardi. A comprehensive look at the rich, classical architecturalhistoryofneighborhoods inand around University City and biographies of thearchitectswhomade itpossible. Inmore than500images,seethisareatransitionfrom humblebeginningstoastreetcarsuburband havenforesteemededucational institutions. Size:12"x9"•515+colorphotos•192pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3771-0 • hard cover • $50.00 PENNSYLVANIA: ARTS & CRAFTS Arts and Crafts of Chester County, Pennsylvania. Margaret Berwind Schiffer. Included are old tombstone epitaphs,paintings,murals,needlework,furniture,fraktur, lamp shades, feather wreaths, and ceramics preserved in documents from this county settled early in Pennsyl- vania’s history. Size: 7" x 10" • 289 b/w photos • 285 pp. ISBN: 0-916838-35-8 • hard cover • $29.95 Amish Arts of Lancaster County. PatriciaT.Herr.IntroductionbyDr.DonaldB. Kraybill.TheAmishdecorativeartsshown in 328 color photographs and informa- tive text. Featuring furniture, quilts, rugs, samplers, boxes, china, and toys made by the Amish for themselves. Dr. Kraybill introduces the history and interpretation ofLancasterCountyPennsylvaniaAmish culture today. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 330 color photos Index • 160 pp. • ISBN: 0-7643-0541-7 • soft cover • $29.95 Pennsylvania German Arts: More Than Hearts, Parrots & Tulips. Irwin Richman. An intertwining of the arts and artifacts of both the traditional and the evolving worlds. Folk art and quilts are here, but so is the work of Precisionist painterCharlesDemuthandAbstractExpressionist painterFranzKline.Objectsrangefromneedlework, pottery, furniture, and glass to paper, paintings, and metals! Size:81/2"x11"•354colorphotos • Index•144 pp. • ISBN: 0-7643-1245-6 • soft cover • $29.95 The Pennsylvania-German Decorated Chest. 2nd Edition. Monroe Fabian. A classic, with more than 250 illustrations, this book is a visual feast of decorated chests. It is the preeminent encyclopedia of Pennsylvania Ger- man blanket chests. New color photography has been added for some of the original chests, and recent scholarship has produced some new information, attributions and other information. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 250 photos • 248 pp. ISBN: 0-7643-2025-4 • hard cover • $49.95 Quilting Traditions: Pieces from the Past. Patricia T. Herr. Quilts made byAmish,Mennonite,andotherPennsyl- vaniaGermangroups,withcontributions from the Scots-Irish Presbyterians and the English Quakers, in 225 gorgeous colorphotographs,enhancedbyclose-up details,tools,accessories,andthepeople surrounding their creation. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 225 photos Index • 160 pp. •ISBN: 0-7643-1121-2 • soft cover • $29.95 Amish Quilts of Lancaster County. PatriciaT. Herr. Enjoy the bold design and glowing colors of Amishquilts,specifically the82LancasterCounty, Pennsylvania,Amishquilts formerlyknownasthe Esprit collection. This volume gives new insight into their beauty, using over 350 detailed color photographs and discussions of Amish culture, quilting patterns, materials, and construction. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 351 color photos Index • 176 pp. •ISBN: 0-7643-2017-3 • soft cover • $29.95 Quilts: The Fabric of Friendship. The YorkCountyQuiltDocumentationProject & The York County Heritage Trust. 200 exquisite quilts-plus many family stories and local history behind them-provide a fascinating look at quilting traditions in York County, PA, from 1790 to 1950. Included are appliqué, pieced, and sig- naturequilts, fadsandnovelties,andcrib and doll quilts. Size:11"x81/2"•235color&53b/wphotos • 160 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-1195-6 • soft cover • $29.99 100 Artists of the Brandywine Valley. Catherine Quillman. Explore works and the lives of 100 contemporary artist from Pennsylvania's Brandywine Valley, including magic realists, im- pressionists, modernists, and more. With more than 400 images, the book features nationally known artists, graduates of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (the nation’s oldest art school), and self-taught artists. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 450 color images • 256 pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-3674-4• hardcover•$45.00 PENNSYLVANIA: STORIES, LORE & HISTORY Supernatural Pennsylvania. Lau- rie Hull, Psychic Medium. What’s so spooky and creepy about Pennsylvania? Everything! From prehistoric rock for- mations to modern superhighways, the landscape of the Keystone State is an eerie one. Ghosts of murderers, maids, Major Generals and even a monster or two are among the beings you may encounter in these 39 stories. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 100 color photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3606-5 • soft cover • $24.99 Strange Pennsylvania Monsters. Michael Newton. The most complete and accurate survey of unknown creatures in the Keystone State, based on decades of cryptozoology research. No other volume compares with this work for thorough, documented treatment of a fascinating subject.From giant snakes and soaring “thunderbirds" to Bigfoot, alien big cats, and cougars that defy official claims of their extinction, this book has something for every fan of cryptozoology and paranormal creatures. Size: 6" x 9" • 47 b/w photos • 192 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3985-1 • soft cover • $19.99 UFOs Above PA. Gerard J. Medvec and Mark Sarro. Alien abductions, wild, silent spacecrafts, and magical extraterrestrial technology all come together through eyewitness accounts! Read new, never-before-told sagas of sightings told in a short-story format to enflame the imagination and satisfy the intellect. Feel the wonder, terror, and revelation of folks seeing objects and beings from other planets. Size: 6" x 9" • 28 b/w images • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4292-9 • soft cover • $16.99 Pirates of the Delaware. Rupert Sargent Holland. Pirates, conspiracy, highway robbers, and other sinister forcesconfrontayoung lawclerk inPhiladelphiasmitten by a beautiful French noblewoman. Travel back to 1793 for action packed adventure that takes young readers back, following our noble hero’s misadventures as he falls in among a decidedly wrong crowd. Size: 6" x 9" • 4 b/w illus. • 320 pp. ISBN: 0-7643-2487-X • soft cover • $14.95 Philadelphia Haunts: Eastern State Penitentiary, Fort Mifflin & Other Ghostly Sites. Katharine Sarro. Read stories brought to life during contemporary visits, including encounters at Eastern State Penitentiary where whispers from the famed Cell Block 12 were caught on tape. At Fort Mifflin, visions of bloody men of the Revolutionary time are seen and their agonizing cries are heard. Watch where you walk in Philadelphia; there may be a spirit or two strolling next to you! Size: 6" x 9" • 34 b/w photos • 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-2987-6 • soft cover • $14.99 Philadelphia’s Haunted Historic Walking Tour. Cynthia Bracelin. Visit 19 of Philadelphia’s most haunted locations.Withconcisebackground information foreach location and stories of both historic and contemporary ghosts, you will view the City of Brotherly Love like never before. Pull-out map included. Size: 6" x 9" • 38 b/w photos • 128 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4437-4 • soft cover • $16.99 Philly’s Main Line Haunts. Laurie Hull. Find out what lurks in the lagoon at Westminster Cemetery. Meet the ghosts of Harriton House and specters that haunt the General Wayne Inn. Walk the haunted halls of higher learning at Bryn Mawr College. And don’t be surprised if you find a ghost as you travel from one place to another along the Main Line suburban area. Size: 6" x 9" • 56 b/w photos • Index • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3181-7 • soft cover • $14.99 Ghosts of West Chester, Pennsylvania. MarkSarro. Take a ghostly tour of West Chester, Pennsylvania, to learn the myths, legends, and stories of ghosts that haunt this historic town! Read local ghost stories and join a paranormal research team on investigations of poltergeist, residual, and intelligent activity. Delve into the dark side of West Chester, but be prepared to be scared long into the night. Size: 6" x 9" • 41 b/w photos • 192 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-2996-8 • soft cover • $14.99 Chester County Historical Society. Peter B. Schiffer. A guide to the Chester County, Pennsylvania, Historical Society’s library, museum, and houses. This historic region west of Philadelphia was settled by Quakers and is a cradle of American folk art, decorative arts, farming, and industry. Size: 6" x 9" • 93 b/w photos • 69 pp. ISBN: 0-686-70341-3 • soft cover • $3.50 Brandywine Valley Ghosts: Haunts of South- eastern Pennsylvania. Laurie Hull. Tour the Penn- sylvania Brandywine Valley’s most fascinating haunts, including private homes, offices, restaurants, and a battlefield. Spend time with a Revolutionary War sentry in Concord Township, on duty for over 200 years. Visit Edgmont where a lonely child spirit reaches out for the comforting hand of an adult. Learn what caused a building inspector to flee from a site in Thornton without stopping to collect his tools. Size: 6" x 9" • 28 b/w photos • 128 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3041-4 • soft cover • $12.99 Ghosts of Valley Forge and Phoenixville. D. P. Roseberry. Explore sixty ghostly accounts of creepy places, non-living people, and paranormal activity near historic Valley Forge and Phoenixville. Meet General “Mad Anthony" Wayne, the ghosts of the Phoenixville Public Library, and the celebration of the 1950s horror film, The Blob, at the Blobfest of Phoenixville. Size: 6" x 9" • 24 b/w photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-2633-2 • soft cover • $14.95 MIDDLE ATLANTIC: PENNSYLVANIA