New York: Johnson and Ward, 1862. Folio, 99 pages, 64 lithographed maps; G; bound in original publisher's three-quarters calf with embossed green cloth covers, titling in gilt on front cover and spine, marbled endpapers; front gutter partially open; most maps with light foxing; hand-colored plates; shelved above case 3.
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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 9 3/4.
Cabin John, MD: Seven Locks Press, 1984. First edition. Tall octavo. VG in VG dust jacket. Yellow spine with black lettering. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. Two small soiling discoloration marks to the spine of the DJ near its center. Faint discoloration to the exterior hinges of the book. Covers overall clean, binding strong and intact. Slight foxing to the text block edges. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 187pp.
Baltimore, MD: Church Advocate Press, 1925. Revised Edition/SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Approx. 5.25" x 7.75" VG- forest green hardcover with blank spine; black lettering on front cover. Rubbing to corners and spine ends of gently bowed, lightly soiled boards. Tiny internal nicks along rear joint. The author has SIGNED and offered a neat and mindful INSCRIPTION (dated June 3, 1926) on ffep. A personal study with biographical sketches of "Black Slaves" and "Free Blacks" in Maryland, familiar and previously uncelebrated names together, with (for example) Frederick Douglass appearing alphabetically between Thomas Joshua Dorsey, Caterer, and William Douglass, Priest and Author. From the Author's Preface: "It has been our fixed aim to render the book particularly helpful to the boys and girls of the race who might desire a knowledge of the past of their people so as to inspire them to noble endeavor." Smoky odor; otherwise, clean and tight throughout. CONSIGNMENT-Tag to Allan. Shelve Case #12.
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.
Baltimore; Lancaster, PA: Williams & Wilkins Company; Lancaster Press, Inc., 1915; 1928. Mixed Editions. Large Octavo; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; gilt rules to head and tail spine edges; gilt design of Maryland state seal to front of vol. 1; blind-stamped borders to front boards; 2 volumes: vol. 1, 513; vol. 2, pp 688; boards show moderate wear to exteriors with some soiling; sunned spines; slight rubbing wear to edges; as is; lightly frayed corners; text blocks show slight age toning to exterior edges; deckled edges; illustrated with facsimile charts; cracking to rear gutter of vol. 1; minor cracking to front gutter; frontispieces; light markings to ffep; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
n.p. The National Historical Society, 2008. Facsimile Reprints. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; red spines with gilt text; 4 volumes in 6 books: Vol. 1, Parts 1 and 2, General History; vol. 2, Maryland and Virginia; vol. 3, Parts 1 and 2, Virginia, vol. 4, North Carolina; cloths show slight wear; strong boards, silver toned design to fronts; text blocks have very slight wear to exterior edges, interiors clean; tight bindings; Shelved above Civil War History.
Baltimore, MD: Clearfield Company & Family Line Publications, 1995. Reprint. Octavo, 1560/370 pages; VG-; spines are gray with black lettering; bindings of Volumes I and II have moderate creasing along the spines, have minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, spines have slight discoloration; pages have minimal detachment in several locations, pages of Volume II have toning along the edges of the text block; shelved above Regional History MD.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1932. Fifth Edition. 8vo., 326 pp., VG-/G; DJ, black spine with tan lettering, pictorial black/white/red/yellow covers with tan lettering; chipping to all edges of DJ, with material loss to head and tail of spine, edges, and corners (particularly to bottom right-hand corner of front cover); age-toning to DJ, particularly flaps; all four corners of flaps clipped; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and front board, white/red/black/gilt illustration to front board; bumping and chipping to head and tail of spine; bumping/rubbing/fraying to corners of boards (slight material loss to bottom corners); boards shaken, cracked hinge to back board, binding sturdy; red top to text-block (faded), age-toning to text-block, very mild staining to fore-edge; age-toning throughout interior, text legible; INSCRIBED by Stieff to half-title page, dated June 8, 1956; "Fifth Impression" stated to copyright page; shelved Maryland.
Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1977. Limited First Edition. 8vo., xxvii, 558pp.; VG/VG; spine tan with blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor bumping to corners, spine has a couple of water droplet marks; interior clean; of a limited run of 2000 copies, this is number 123 SIGNED by the author on limitation page; shelved MD/DC/VA history.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1933. first edition; signed. octavo in beige cloth and burgundy leatherette hard covers; VG; gold letters on spine; minimal soiling; binding strong; dedication and signature on ffep; flaps and title page slightly foxed; paper faded; edges dusty; large print and photographs throughout; pp. 288; shelved in Maryland section.
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.
Frederick: Key Publishing Group, 1995. Small quarto; VG-/G+; Light blue spine with white text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has some wear on exterior; lightly sunned spine with minimal edge wear; cloth has clean, strong & intact panels; text block is intact with clean pages and good binding; pp 272.
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.
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].
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1948. Octavo; VG/VG- Hardcover with dust jacket; Brown spine with black text; Dust Jacket has shelf wear with completely faded spine; dust jacket also has minor close tears to the corners and edges; Boards, save minor bumping to the corners and edges are clean and strong; Text block has minor and discoloring to the edges otherwise clean; 394p.
Baltimore: Guggenheimer, Weil & Co, 1899. Octavo; VG-/Hardcover; brown spine with black text; boards are extremely shelf- worn and tips and edges frayed and bumped; joint of the front spine is broken; book is ex-library with stamps and labels on paste downs and free end-papers; text block is severely age-toned but legible; 284p.
Mechanicsville, Maryland: United Daughters of the Confederacy, 2000. Facsimile Reprint of 2nd Edition. Large Octavo; pp 231; VG-/paperback; black comb spine; full title: Lady Louise, Founder of the Maryland Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy; A Compilation of Official Records, Newspaper Articles and Book References on the Lives of Louise Wigfall Wright and Daniel Giraud Wright and Their Descendants, as well as David Gregg McIntosh and Virginia Johnson Pegram and Their Descendants; mylar wrap over front paper cover show approximately 2 inch closed crack to front fore edge; paper covers show minor wear to exterior, rear cover shows mild wear, slight crease to head fore edge; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; signed by author.
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;.
Williamsburg, VA: Institute of Early North American History and Culture / University of Chapel Hill Press, 1990. First US Printing. large 8vo(s). VG+/ VG for lightly discolored slipcase. gray clothbound HBs, with navy labels, silver stamped titling on each, between navy stamped titling and unique metallic publisher crest and other publisher in navy uppercase. smooth, neat gray cloth volumes, tightly bound each, crisp, bright textblock, edges and clean sheets between powder blue endpapers. neat and complete for all three volumes in the lightly damaged slipcase.
n.p. The Maryland Historical Society, n.d. Octavo; pp 223; VG-/G; dark beige spine with brown text; dust jacket has minor chips to head edge; modest wear to exterior; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; pouch with maps to rear pastedown;.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1932. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black illustrated cloth with gold print, tattering to spine caps, wear to corners, shelfwear/scratches to front and rear; Text block has orange tinted top edge, cracked front hinge, intermittent spine breaks, clean text; xxvi, 326 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (drawings).
Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Pressd, 1975. Sqare Quarto; VG/VG-Hardcover; Beige spine with black text; Moderate age and wear to dust jacket, minor fraying along sides, edges and to spine, 2 inch open tear along tail edge, chipping to head edge of jacket; Heavy age and wear to boards, dark blemishes and spotting along cloth covers, heavier blemishing and spotting to rear of cover boards, binding solid, ivory toned pages; Light foxing along toned text block exterior otherwise text block clean, vivid grey-scale illustrations; 211 pp.
Virginia Beach: The Donning Company/Publishers, 1991. Small quarto; pp 308; G-/G; white/gray/brown pictorial spine with red and black text; dust jacket has slight toning to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; light foxing to dedication page and page 308; profusely illustrated; inscribed by Parris Glendenning, former Maryland governor.
College Park, MD: University of Maryland, College Park, 1963. Volume 62. Large quarto. Very good with no DJ. Black spine with blue lettering. Slight scuff mark to rear cover. Light foxing to several free end pages. Covers, binding, book block edges, and text pages otherwise very good. Decorative gold relief of Testudo on the front cover has several very small spots of wear but is generally bright and clean. 439pp.
College Park, MD: University of Maryland, College Park, 1969. Volume 68. Large quarto. Good with no DJ. Blue spine with silver lettering. Rubbing and foxing to the front cover, particularly near the bottom third. Gold relief "T" in the word terrapin on the cover somewhat rubbed and worn. Binding, book block edges, and text pages generally very good. 560pp.
Maryland State Archives Hall of Records Commission, 1990. 12mo; Facsimile of 1634 publication; This edition originally printed in 1984; VG; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is brown with gold print, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; xli, 14 pages, illustrated. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 4, in Netdesk office.
Rising Sun, MD: The George E. Gifford Memorial Committee, Calvert School, 1974. Octavo; pp 241; G/G; beige spine with blue and black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; mild wear to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has faint spots to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; lightly toned endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Historical Society of Carroll County, 1998. Reprinted. Large quarto; pp 85; G-/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; reprint of the 1877 edition; cloth has splayed front broad; light sunning to exterior; minor wear to edges; text block shows wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.