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.
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.
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; small closed tears on spine; binding strong; dedication and signature on ffep; flaps and title page slightly foxed; paper faded; edges dusty; large print and photographs throughout; review front dust jacket left over; pp. 288; shelved in Maryland section.
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.
Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1882. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown leather with gold print; Boards in brown leather with gold print and brown cloth with gold print, heavy wear and surface tears to leather spine and hinges, worn, exposed corners, mitred edges, spotting and shelfwear; Text block has gilt edges, endpapers have been replaced and hinges reinforced, spine breaks at page 6 and at page 787, else binding is strong; “From the earliest period to the present day, including biographical sketches of their representative men” — title page; 788 pages, frontispiece, color maps, illustrated. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
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.
Annapolis: Brighton Editions, 1986. Quarto; VG/G+; Off-white spine with re & black text; Dust jacket is slightly age toned with minor wear along edges, otherwise intact; Boards are lightly sunned with slight wear at corners and spine edges, otherwise clean and sturdy panels; Text block has age toned slightly around edges, but pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 205.
Baltimore: Bodine & Associates, Inc., 1982. second edition. Quarto; pp 269; VG-/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; cloth has light wear and scratches to exterior, panels are intact and strong; text block has slight ivory toning to exterior edges, interior unmarked; good, secure binding; good condition.
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: 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.
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.
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.
Provo: Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1973. First edition. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with gold text; Boards are slightly sunned with lightly rubbed exterior due to handling, otherwise intact with strong panels; Text block has slight shelf wear on exterior edges from handling and lightly age toned pages with tight binding; pp 614. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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, 1965. Volume 64. Large quarto. Good with no DJ. Brown spine with white lettering. With a photo of Gary Williams on page 256. Covers slightly rubbed at edges of the spine. Binding loose at both hinges. Book block edges and text pages generally very good. 455pp.
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: Thomsen-Ellis Company, Publishers, 1924. Second Edition. Large Octavo; pp 519; G-/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; fraying wear to spine edges and fore corners; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; cracking to gutters, shaken spine; slight foxing to first and last few pages, few other pages to interior; map tipped in at front; frontispiece; illustrated with many photographs; some toning toward page edges.
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.
Arlington, VA: National Capital Historical Museum of Transportation and Montgomery County Historical Society, 1975. Booklet [8x10]; pp 44; G/paperback; covers have slight toning towards edges; minor wear to exterior; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated with photographs.
n.p. The Walpole Society, 1929. First Edition. Octavo; pp 323; G+/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; ex-library; cloth has light toning to exterior, some rubbing wear to spine edges, ex-library stickers to rear board; ex-library writing towards spine tail edge; minor wear to edges; text block has light toning to exterior edges; ex-library stamps and markings to rear endpaper; ex-library sticker to rear pastedown; interior clean; arts - American.
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.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1980. Oblong quarto; pp 256; G/G-; navy blue spine with white text; dust jacket has some chips to edges; slight toning to rear; moderate wear to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; cloth has some sunning edges; slightly bowed front board; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Frederick H. Hitchcock, the Grafton Press, 1927. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with fading gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has spotting and some tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; xi, 517 pages, frontispiece (port.).
Annapolis, MD: Department of Legislative Services, 2001. First. Quarto; vg+/vg; dj, brown spine with black text; HB, black spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 365 pp.; illus., photos; endpapers, wallpaper, Seals of Maryland; binding, shaken; dj, chipping; else very good.
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.