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 9 3/4.
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: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. First Edition. Octavo, 430 pages; VG-; spine is maroon with faded gilt lettering; binding has minor shelf wear, with fading at the top and bottom of the spine, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners, spine heavily faded; pages have minimal detachment on the front hinge, have minor age toning; signed on the ffep by all authors; shelved Maryland.
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.
Bethesda: Burning Tree Club, 1993. Large Octavo; pp 100; VG/VG-; blue/green pictorial spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket shows light wear to exterior; slightly worn fore edges; cloth clean, strong boards; text block shows little wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; tight binding.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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;.
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.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1916. Large octavo; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth has some wear on exterior due to age; front has dark soiling w/ dark spotting at tail edge; rear has moisture staining along gutter toward center of panel & tail edge; head & tail edges are moderately rubbed w/ some wear at corners; text block shows darkened exterior edges w/ foxing on fore edge; previous owner's name stamped on ffep; however, text pages are generally unmarked with good, secure binding; pp 578. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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).
Hampstead: Dixon Publishers, 2009. first printing. Quarto; G/no-DJ paperback; white spine with black text; covers have some scratches & rubbing on exterior; tape on spine & rear head edge; sturdy & intact panels; text block has very light wear on edges; ex-library w/ stamp on last page; pages are otherwise clean w/tight binding; good condition; pp 117.
West Chester, PA: Four seasons Book Publishers, 1979, 1982. Quarto; pp 272; VG-/VG-; ivory spine without text; 2 volumes - vol. 1: Spring - Summer and vol 2: Fall - Winter; dust jackets show slight rubbing to edges and exterior, light sun fading to exteriors, price clipped front flaps; cloths have light wear to exteriors, panels are strong and intact; text block shows slight wear to exterior, interior clean; signed and numbered;.
College Park, MD: University of Maryland, College Park, 1964. Volume 63. Large quarto. VG with no DJ. Black spine with white lettering. Several scratches to rear cover. Good relief of class ring on front cover is clean and bright with only very minor rubbing. Book binding, book block edges, and text pages clean and very good. 455pp.
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.
Rock United Presbytrerian. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with silver text ;Previous owner's name on front free endpaper; Boards have slight shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblock is clean; pp 112. Full title reads: A Brief History of the Rock United Presbyterian Church in the USA of Fair Hill, Cecil County, Maryland.
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, Maryland: Tidewater Publishers, 1988. first edition. Small quarto; pp 118; G-/G-; blue spine with white text; open tear to front head edge toward fore edge, slight rubbing and sun fading to exterior, price clipped; boards quarter bound in burgundy buckram, gray cloth panels; bowing and moisture staining to boards; foxing to text block exterior edges, light age toning to interior head edges, inscription to previous owner to front free end paper, slight warping to moisture stained pages;.
Baltimore: Self-published, 1994. First Edition. Ex-library copy. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ booklet; CombBind spine with blue sticker on heel; Covers show sticker on bottom of front cover, two stickers on rear; 5" scratch/closed tear through middle portion of front cover, minor edgewear, stamps on rear cover interior with marker stain; Textblock has first two pages with same scratch location, stamps on exterior head/ink on exterior tail, small sticker on title page; 270pp.
College Park, MD: University of Maryland, College Park, 1967. Volume 66. Large quarto. Fair+ with no DJ. Tan spine with black lettering. Some rubbing to the covers. Binding slightly loose. Light foxing to some of the end pages. Book block edges and text pages generally very good. An annual yearbook for the University of Maryland. 461pp.