Baltimore: John Hopkins University, 1953. First Edition. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ hardcover; Beige spine with brown text; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to corners, few minor marks across boards, spine sunned with slight discoloration around edges; Textblock shows few pages with minor faint stains, otherwise clean; 149pp.
Silver Spring: Montgomery County Planning Department, 1993. Quarto; G/no-DJ paperback; Black spine without text; Covers have slightly age toned exterior with minor wear along edges; Text block shows slight shelf wear on exterior due to age and handling with tight binding; smudges on tail edge exterior; pp 279.
Bethesda, MD: Burning Tree Club, 1972 and 1962. First limited editions; signed. Octavos in ivory hardcovers with black and gold gilt in black cases; VG/VG; ex-libris plates inside front covers; in very good condition; signed by respective Presidents of Burning Tree Club; color illustrations throughout; shelved with Folio & Easton Press books.
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.
Silver Spring: The Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission, 1987. Quarto; G/no-DJ paperback; Dark green spine without text; Covers have lightly age toned exterior with minor wear along edges; Text block shows slight shelf wear on exterior due to age and handling with tight binding; smudges on tail edge exterior; pp 354.
Silver Spring: The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1989. Quarto; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with blue text; Covers have slight foxing on front with minor wear along edges; Text block shows slight shelf wear on exterior due to age and handling with tight binding; includes errata sheet. pp 247.
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.
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Brown spine with silver text; Cloth has lightly sunned with minor shelf wear otherwise; Text block has slight writing on ffep and shows light wear on exterior edges due to handling with clean pages and tight binding; pp 239.
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.
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.
Cambridge: Cornell Maritime Press, Inc. 1965. first edition. Small Quarto; VG-/G-; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket has lightly rubber and smudged exterior with small tears at edges & lightly foxed overall, price clipped front flap; Boards have slightly sunned and rubbed exterior, but panels are clean and strong; Text block has slight age toning along edges, otherwise pages are clean with tight binding; pp 211.
Cambridge: Cornell Maritime Press, Inc. 1963. First edition. Small Quarto; VG-/G-; Black/off-white spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has lightly rubbed and smudged exterior with minor edge wear, price clipped front flap; Boards have slightly rubbed edges and age toned exterior, but panels are clean and strong; Text block has slight age toned edges and on first/last few pages, otherwise pages are clean with tight binding; pp 210.
Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1968. Octavo: G+/G+: Brown spine with off white text: DJ has scuff marks, some soiling, some chipping, 1 inch closed tear along head edge: Boards have rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners, soiling along top portion, general shelfwear: Textblock exterior has foxing to head edge, age toned throughout, pages unmarked: 236 pp.
Cambridge: Cornell Maritime Press, 1965. First Edition. Quarto; VG/G+; White spine with black text; DJ front cover interior flap price clipped, shows moderate wear, faint spotted staining on edges/spine, few 0.5" open tears on top/heel of spine, few minor marks on rear cover; Boards strong, light rubbing to corners; Textblock age-toned, otherwise clean; 211pp.
Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins Company, 1914. First edition. Octavo. Fair+ with no dust jacket. Tan spine with red and black leather bands with gold lettering, rebound. Owner markings to front free end paper. Moderate shelf wear to covers, particularly along the edges near the rear corner of the covers and with several scuffs to the spine. Several small stains to the front cover. Foxing to pastedown and free end paper. Text pages generally clean and unmarked. 415pp.
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.
Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1996. First edition. Octavo; G+/G+; Black spine with off-white & orange text; Dust jacket has lightly sunned exteriors with moderate wear on edges, notably at head fore edge, otherwise without defect; Boards are lightly sunned along edges, otherwise clean & sturdy; Text block is lightly age toned; pp 83.
Centerville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1997. Second printing. Octavo. VG in VG dust jacket. Yellow spine with long white panel and black lettering. Minor shelf-wear to dust jacket panels. Covers clean, binding strong. Small ink discoloration dot at fore-edge of text block. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Illustrated by Ellen Corddry. 200pp.
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.
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.
Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1934. Quarterly. Octavo; vg/none; brown cloth spine with orange text; half-bound w/light green plaid on boards; ex library, catalog number on spine; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 336 pp.; age-toning; edges, deckle; some plates and genealogies; else very good.
Maryland: Tidewater Publishers, 2000. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/VG-; Spine is tan with dark blue text; DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing to corners and edges, some superficial scratches and marks, some creasing; Boards have some shelf wear, rubbing to corners; Text block has minimal signs of handling, binding is strong, very light age-toning, content is clear; pp 290; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
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.
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.
Baltimore: Thomsen-Ellis Company, Publishers, 1934. fourth edition, revised. Large Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Black spine with gilt text; Cloth has moderate wear on exterior such as rubbed fore corners, slight sunning, fraying wear on edges and along spine at joints, however panels are still intact and sturdy; Text block has darkened due to age with light foxing on first few pages, and some cracking along binding at hinges and end papers, but text pages are intact; pp 522. Inscribed by author.
London: Longmans, Green & Co. 1912. First Edition. Octavo; G/No jacket hardcover; Blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; Boards are worn at all edges, some fraying at the corner as well as top and bottom of spine, some corners bumped and bend; Binding is sturdy; Staining to the outer edge of the text block; Previous owner's name inked on front paste down, interior of text block is age toned but free of marking; 311 pages.
Baltimore, MD: Middleton Press, Inc. 1992. First Edition. tall Qto. VG+/VG+. solid black glossy DJ spine with uppercase white lettering. front and rear jacket panels are smooth with an aerial color view of front DJ, waterway in color illustrates glossy rear jacket panel. black cloth HB spine with uppercase silver lettering. excellent black boards, cloth solid black. endpapers features colorful aerial view, glossy lined. includes 265 images. excellent copy for Maryland enthusiasts. front and rear panels are smooth and intact jacket, as new overall. SIGNED by AUTHOR on rear side of frontispiece. excellent, gently handled 223 pp. ISBN # 0962080632.
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.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949-1957. Various Editions. 8vo., G+; black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spines, beveled fore-edges; SPINES [shelfwear to head and tail of spines; lettering bright to Vols. 2, 4, and 7; lettering faded yet legible to Vols. 5-6; "SCRIBNERS" logo to tail of spines mostly obscured to Vols. 1 and 3, faded yet legible to Vol. 6; slight cocking to spine of Vol. 4, mild cocking to spine of Vol. 3, no shelf lean to Vols. 3-4, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong]; BOARDS [shelfwear to corners and covers of boards; rubbing to edges of Vol. 5 (see Notes); TEXT-BLOCKS [age-toning/wear to text-block, Vols. 1]; INTERIORS [age-toning to interiors of Vols. 1-3 and 5, text legible; interiors clean to Vols. 4, 6-7; frontispieces]; EDITION [see notes]; TITLES AND NOTES ON INDIVIDUAL VOLS. - VOL. 1 [YOUNG WASHINGTON, 549 pp.: pub. 1949, lacks Scribner's "A" and colophon to copyright page indicating a later printing]; VOL. 2 [YOUNG WASHINGTON, 464 pp.: boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; closed tears to edges of leaves (visible from text-block); staining to fore-edge of first blank page; pub. 1948, "Scribner's "A" without colophon to copyright page indicating a later printing of the First Edition; VOL. 3 [PLANTER AND PATRIOT, 600 pp.; pub. 1951, "Scribner's "A" without colophon to copyright page]; VOL. 4 [LEADER OF THE REVOLUTION: whitish spot of residue towards bottom edge of front board; pub. 1951, "Scribner's "A" without colophon to copyright page]; VOL. 5 [VICTORY WITH THE HELP OF FRANCE, 570 pp.: rubbing to edges of boards, very slight material loss to corners; moderate age-toning to text-block, water staining to top, bluish vertical stain to fore-edge; crease to p. 468; pub. 1952, "Scribner's "A" with colophon to copyright page; the most shelf worn copy in the set]; VOL. 6 [PATRIOT AND PRESIDENT, 529 pp.: scattered foxing to text-block, black ink stain to fore-edge; crease to p. 468; contains ephemera (clip from the New York Times book review of Vol. 6 pub. October 3, 1954, age-toned, housed in front endpapers, slight age-toning due to ephemera at gutter); tear to bfep at gutter (partly stuck to back paste-down); pub. 1954, "Scribner's "A" with colophon to copyright page; the second most shelf worn copy in the set; housed in cardboard slipcase, white title label with red and black lettering affixed to spine]; VOL. 7 [FIRST IN PEACE, 729 pp.: creased bottom right-hand corners to front endpapers and pp. 1-15; pub. 1957, "A. 10-57[v]" without colophon indicating a later printing of the First Edition published in October 1957; Caroll and Ashworth credited with "completing the biography by" Freeman to copyright page; Vols. 6-7 published posthumously, with Vol. 6 written by Freeman whereas Vol. 7 was mostly written by Carroll and Ashworth with the assistance of Freeman's extensive research (Freeman d. 1953)]; shelved above economics. Heavy set; please contact us for cost of international and/or expedited shipping.
Westminster, MD: Willow Bend Books, 2002. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. pale mint green wraps spine, with tiny wrinkles to its tail end beneath the black capital lettering of title. mild curl and slight crease to softcover front. glossy wraps, light green exterior. with some b/w illustrations, this is a reprint of the earlier original volume. no marks to the lightly handled interior. 480 pp. ISBN# 1585497452.
Middletown: Mystic Seaport, Inc./Wesleyan University Press, 1977. first edition. Octavo; G-/G; Light green/beige spine with black text; Dust jacket has rubbing wear along edges and lightly sunned exterior, but overall intact; Cloth has slightly sunned exterior with spotting at fore edge & tail edge, as well as wear at corners; Text block shows slight wear & light spotting on exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 356.
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.