Annapolis: The Hall of Records Commission, 1953. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; 2 Volumes; Boards have slightly sunned exteriors with light rubbing, spotting and scratches and minor edge wear, however panels are sturdy; Spine of v. 1 is slightly cocked; Text block has slight shelf wear due to handling along exterior edges with light foxing pages inside are undamaged with good binding; pp 611.
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Rockville: City of Rockville/Department of Community Planning and Development Services, Historic Preservation Section, 2011. Large octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; light blue/ green spine with black text; covers have minor wear on exterior; sturdy & intact panels; text block has very light wear on edges; pages are clean w/tight binding; very good condition; pp 144.
Pennsylvania: Tradition Press, 1965. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Wine red fabric spine with white text. Boards have shelf wear, bumping on corners, rubbing on edges, slightly warped spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light wear on edges, small marginal lines on just a couple pages, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 721.
Washington, DC: Fannie MAe Foundation, 2007. first edition. VG+/VG+. 4to in blue boards. DJ is blue and gray w/ title on spine in white and red. Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments (COG). Boards have lightly bumped bottom corners. DJ has minor shelfwear. Contains a number of color photos. 96 pp. Shelved in Regional U.S. History-MD,DC,VA.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1951. First Edition, Third Printing. Hardcover Octavo; Fair/VG; DJ in protective archival cover, shows significant ware. Age tone. Bottom 1/3 of spine has chipped off. Chipping and open tears on corners and edges. Stains on back cover. Rubbing on front and back. Minor foxing and damp staining on inside slips; Text block is age toned. Foxing on paste downs and end papers; pp 400.
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.
Baltimore, MD: Maryland Historical Society, 1976. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. light brown clothbound HB with black accent border with decorative cornices surrounding gilt-stamped titling. push in ends, softly rubbed spine. repeated titling, enlarged and stamped characters in gold and black.. solid dark saffron yellow endsheets. pictorial title pages, a panoramic b/w drawing with dark gold-tone textbox, white and black titling. neatly aligned corners and smoothly unmarked throughout. profusely illustrated and most numbered figures of photos, images of artifacts, furniture and scanned documents throughout the textblock. smooth ivory edges, all sides. 253 pp.
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.
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: 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: 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: 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, 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.
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;.
Maryland: The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, 1984. First Edition. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. solid brown glossy wraps spine of exhibition catalogue published by UMD. uppercase white lettering for volume title. small colorful painting on front wraps panel and solid brown rear. light tan waffled stock lines inside covers. includes 201 full page numbered black/white plates with art history and reference information each. crisply bound, no reading creases, solid volume overall. as new commemorative catalogue, includes exhibition lists of lenders. 248 pp.
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.
Baltimore, MD: Maclay & Associates, 1983. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. medium red clothbound HB with stamped gilt type, adjacent front panel has enlarged titling with a figure framed on front center panel. EX-LIBRIS, with affixed bookplate of prior owner on left fep. textblock is an anecdotal essay with 66 illustrations and text details. clear textblock, slim outer edges unblemished. 97 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: Thomsen-Ellis Company, 1923. Third Edition 1929. Octavo; fair/none; faded red spine with gold text; red cloth boards, strong, shelf worn; 2" black stain, top of front cover; minor bumping and flaking; text block clean, cracked at pages 246-247; B/W photos, portraits; fold-out color map: 'The Chesapeake Bay Country [c.1923]' 520pp.
Cumberland: Commercial Press Printing Company, 1987. Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; blue and white staple-bound book; cover has rubbing, age toning, price sticker residue in front upper corner; textblock has age toning, writing in pen on pages 2 and 40, otherwise clean; pp 80; limited edition - No. 220 of 1000 copies.
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 and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1974. Octavo; pp 212; G/G-; ivory spine with gray and burgundy text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; text block has only light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; previous bookshop's sticker to ffep.
Cambridge, Maryland: Tidewater Publishers, 1967. First Edition. small Qto. VG/VG-. off white DJ spine with chips and closed tears at DJ spine with large hole at DJ mid-spine with some light fraying and closed tears at spine ends and corners. brusque handling, though mostly off white color remaining, despite the much worn jacket, with off white inner flaps, navy lettering. navy cloth HB spine with tarnished gilt titles and much chafing to spine ends, a fatigued whitish tone, also at corners and panel edges. garden, orangerie and layout visible in navy and white, matching front and rear inside covers. unmarked textblock with many illustrations and photos in black/white, numbered throughout and with captions and text detail. 326 pp.
Shippensburg, PA: Burd Street Press, 1996. Quarto: VG/VG-: Yellow spine with black text: DJ has general shelfwear, light chipping to head of spine, clean: Boards are strong and clean, mild bumping at head and tail of spine, minor shelfwear, small chip to front pastedown, binding solid: Textblock is clean: 331 pp.
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.
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.
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.