Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
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Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
Annapolis, Maryland: Printed by Jonas Green, 1765. First Edition. folio; G; spine paneled brown leather with a red label and gilt lettering; quarter bound black cloth boards, rebound; age-marks and water-stains throughout, some waving to pages, some rips; this copy is lacking the following: title page, (1 leaf), dedication, (1 leaf), Preface, 4pp., Advertisement (errata) (1 leaf), U²-Y² of index; contains: Charter, 17pp., text, 620pp., Indexes, 76pp.; collation is as follows: c²-f², g¹, A⁴-Z⁴, Aa⁴-Zz⁴, Aaa⁴-Zzz⁴, Aaaa⁴-Hhhh⁴, Iiii², A²-T²; last entry on index is 'widows'; shelved case 2.
[Washington, D.C.?]: [Publisher Not Identified], . First Edition. Thin Octavo, 16 pages; G; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards and endpapers; some rubbing to binding; lacking title page and map; ex-Columbia Historical Society library, with their stamps to interior and sticker to front board, bookplate to front pastedown; first page with some period writing; extremely scarce in any condition; HSDC consignment; shelved case 1.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1937. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xxvi, 1140 pages; VG-; Spine black with faded gold print; Boards in black cloth, mild wear and rubbing, binding slightly loose; With both of the two maps in rear pocket; small water-stain to lower fore corner of text block.; Signed on verso of the ffep by 26 members of the Federal Writers Project, including founding director Henry Alsberg, assistant to the director George Cronyn, and assistant director Reed Harris. The remainder are presumed some of the writers or editors hired by the Federal Writers Project to research the book, including composer Ruth Crawford Seeger, anarchist Leonard Abbott, and author/editor Kathryn Coe Cordell. Other listed names include C. W. Foster, Donald C. Kline, J. Frank James, Howard S. Douglas, John C. Rogers, B. Foster Cooke, and Sterling A. Brown.; An important piece of DC history, linking the leadership of the FWP with some of its largely ignored and unrecorded writers and editors. Nowhere in the volume does it list the names of any individual contributors.
Baltimore, MD: Church Advocate Press, 1925. Second Edition. Octavo, 160 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's dark green cloth, black titling to front cover; mild rubbing and wear to boards; mild Smoky odor; Inscribed by Braggs on the ffep to a member of his congregation, dated June 3, 1926; shelved case 1.
Baltimore: Gobright & Torsch, 1858. First Edition. Octavo, 236 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's stamped brown cloth, rebacked with new spine, plain brown cloth spine with gilt lettering; moderate wear and rubbing to boards; with folding map bound within; with illustrated plates; with ads on both pastedowns; scarce; shelved case 1.
Rockville: Montgomery County Government Department of Police, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto; VG/VG-; white and brown spine with no text; jacket has sunning, closed tears around edges that have been taped on back side of jacket; boards are strong and clean; textblock has slight age toning to exterior, otherwise clean; pp 97.
New York: The Press of the Pioneers, Inc., 1934. Limited Edition (29/550). Octavo, 189 pages; VG/VG; spine is blue with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, , has mild chipping on the top and bottom of the spine, and on the fore edge corners, spine has minor discoloration; binding has minor shelf wear; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge; illustrated endpapers; shelved US Regional Virginia.
Baltimore: Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources, 1948. Larger Thin Octavo; G; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has light smudging toward exterior edges and joints; strong boards; text block exterior edges mildly toned; creased chip to fore edge to title page; slight crease to fore edge to following page; interior clean; illustrated; maps in pouch at rear; pp 267.
Baltimore: Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources, 1955. Octavo; G; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has light exterior wear; mild rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block exterior edges mildly toned; cracked front hinge; interior clean; illustrated; maps in pouch at rear; pp 533.
Frederick, MD: The Frederick County Historical Society, 1932. First Edition. Octavo; pp 306; VG-; burgundy spine with gilt text to paper label; gilt titles with blind-stamped illustration to front; no dust jacket; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Rinehart & Company, 1940. 8vo; VG- hardcover; pictorial spine with brown text; dust jacket has mylar covering and has open tears and moderate stains; boards have severe edge wear with bumps to the head and tail of the spine otherwise clean; text block is extremely tanned to the edges and pages but pages are legible; 436p.
Chevy Chase, MD: The Chevy Chase Club, 1958. Large Octavo; G/G; pp 127; dark green/green pictorial spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows mild age tone to exterior; some chips to edges; mylar wrap; cloth has pinkish stain to front; otherwise just minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block exterior edges lightly toned; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated.
Baltimore: John Murphy & Co, 1896. Octavo; VG-; Hardcover; Brown spine with copper text on black label; The 2 vols. are in uniform condition; Boards of the two volumes are severely shelf- worn with rubbing and bumping to the corners edges and exterior; Text block has age-toning with fore edges tanned, otherwise clean; 339p. (Vol.1-Addresses and Poems); 307p. (Critical and Political) Oversized book.Additional shipping and handling needed for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping may not be available. Contact seller for details.
West Chester, PA: Four Seasons Book Publishers. Quarto; VG/G; ivory spine with black text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Spring-Summer, pp 128, 1980 [ISBN 0960540016]; vol. 2, Fall-Winter, pp 144, 1982 [ISBN 0960540024]; dust jackets have slight sun aging to exteriors; mylar wraps; cloths show very little wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text blocks have light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispieces; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; signed by Red Hamer, in vol. 1.
Baltimore: Maryland Historical SOciety, 1974. Octavo; pp 935; VG-/G; blue/gray pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shoes modest sun fading; few chips to edges; slightly rubbed fore edges; price clipped front flap; mylar wrap; cloth has mild smudges to exterior; strong boards; text block edges have mild toning; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Maryland: Student Government Association, 1969. Thick Quarto; VG-/Hardcover; Dark blue spine with blue text; Heavy shelf wear to marble patterned covers, large gilt T design for Terrapin, large white blemish with black ink marks around front surface, minor discoloration marks on back of cover, fraying at spine bases, bumping at corners; Binding intact however front cover loose at joint exposing spine webbing; Text block clean, vivid black and white illustrations, 560 pp Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
Baltimore: Regional Publishing Company, 1972. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-; pp 187; brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; originally published 1879; cloth shows mild wear to front and rear; slight sticker residue to spine; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light tone; interior clean; illustrated; good binding.
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1976. First Edition. Octavo; pp 221; G/G; green spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; light sunning to spine; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; cloth has some foxing to exterior, mostly to spine and edges; strong boards; text block shows very slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; signed by author;.
Baltimore: Maryland Institute College of Art, 2010. Quarto; pp 319; G+/G Hardcover w/ DJ; White semi-transparent spine with no text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open and closed tears along head edge of front cover, small closed tears along spine edges, small open tear along tail edge of rear cover; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing to corners; Textblock clean; Shelved in Room X.
Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2004. Octavo; VG-; Hardcover; Spine, green with silver print; Boards in green cloth, slight wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author and the illustrator on the half-title page; xiv, 415 pages, illustrated (b&w drawings).
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1926. Octavo; VG-; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows slight smudges to spine and rear; strong boards; minor edge wear; text block edges modestly toned; tight binding; shadow toning to front endpapers toward fore edges; illustrated; pp 175.
Annapolis: Self- Publisher, 1981. Oblong octavo; VG-/VG- Hardcover with dust jacket; off-white dust jacket with black text; dust jacket has shelf wear, chipping along the edges, and minor tears and markings on rear cover; boards are sturdy and with the exception of a slight mark to the rear is clean, 94p. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Baltimore: Thomsen-Ellis, 1929. Third Edition. Quarto; Fair Hardcover; Faded Red spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, sunning to spine, fraying to spine edges, closed tears to spine edges, rubbing and bumping to corners, small closed tear along tail edge of front joint; Textblock has foxing to forward pages, open tear in page before title page, split hinge between pages 40 and 41, black marks along hinge of rear endpaper, bending to top corner of page 61/62, small dark brown stains along fore edge of text block; 520 pp.
Baltimore: Turnbull Brothers, 1874. Octavo; Fair- Hardcover; Brick Red spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, cocking to spine, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, fraying to spine edges, tearing to surface along joints, rubbing and bumping to corners, marks on both covers; Textblock has writing in pencil on title page, page 2, page 111, page 121, second to last page, bending to top corners of pages 17-42, small tear in pages 5 and 6, underlining in pen on pages 9-11, 13-18, 23, 32-34, 36, 38, 39, 47, 49-54, 56, 58, 59, brown marks on many pages and fore and tail edges of textblock; 756 pp.
Centreville: Tidewater Publishers, 2008. Third Printing. Quarto; VG-/G+ Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Black spine with White text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, creasing along head edge of spine and rear cover; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear; Textblock clean; 151 pp; Signed by editor Jennifer B. Bodine on front endpaper; Associated Postcards inside.
Baltimore: Schneidereith & Sons, Printers and Publishers, 1954. Large Thin Octavo; pp 96; G+/no-DJ; black spine with ivory text; full title: Baltimore Afire; Being An Account of One of America's Great Conflagrations Which in Two Days in February, 1904 Wipe Out Practically the Entire Business District of Baltimore, Maryland and Containing a Tribute to the Courage and Resourcefulness of the City's Businessmen Who Rebuilt a New and Better City on the Ashes of an Old One; cloth shows slightly faded exterior; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; tight binding; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Lewes, DE: Marketplace Merchandising, 2003. Oblong Quarto; pp 120; G+/paperback; beige spine with lavender and black text; covers have modest wear to exterior; mildly rubbed edges; autographed sticker to front; faux flaps; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; signed by both authors;.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1899. Large Octavo; pp 461; G+/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth has slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; lightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; cracking to front gutter; interior clean.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1906. Octavo; pp 284; Fair/paperback; lightly sunned green spine with dark green text; covers have heavily chipped edges; tape covering spine; ex-library sticker to spine; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; interior lightly toned; ex-library markings inside; dew chips to edges of first few pages; illustrated;.
Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland, 1903. Thick Octavo; pp 887; G; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has some rubbing wear to edges, mostly spine; light wear to front and rear; mildly bumped corners; strong boards; text block shows grayish tone to exterior edges; top edge gilt; deckled fore and tail edges; some uncut pages; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; good binding; illustrated;.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1953. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 149; G/no-DJ; light tan spine with burgundy text; cloth shows slight sun darkening to spine; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.