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.
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.
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: Barton-Gillet Company, 1928. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print and white library label; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, bumps to bottom edge and rear hinge, slight shelfwear; Text block has bookplate and library stamps on front endpapers, library stamps on rear endpapers, paperclip stain to frontispiece and title page, clean text, some pages uncut; iii, 214 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
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.
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.
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.
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, 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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.