Supplement 1 entitled Catalogue of Mechanics' Library Society of Lancaster City, with Supplement containing list of books purchased from 1884 to 1889 inclusive (1890); Supplement 2 entitled Supplement to catalogue of Mechanics' Library Society of Lancaster City,containing list of books purchased from 1889 to 1889 inclusive (1890).
"The design of this work is to present , as far as possible, full and strictly accurate descriptions of the titles , with collations, of every book , pamphlet and broadside printed in the Province and state of Pennsylvania , during the first hundred years of the operations of the press within their limits." [from the preface]
An illustrated history of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania civil, political and military, from its earliest settlement to the present time, including historical descriptions of each county in the state
John Williamson Nevin (February 20, 1803 - June 6, 1886), was an American theologian and educationalist. He was born in the Cumberland Valley, near Shippensburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.. He taught in a seminary in Mercersburg, Pa. and was president of Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He was the father of noted sculptor and poet Blanche Nevin.