Queenstown, MD: The Queens Anne Press, 1982. Paperback. 8vo. Near fine in blue illustrated paper wrappers with white title to front wrapper. Interior is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. MD/021119. Near Fine.
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Royal Oaks, MD: BaySailor Books, (1987). First Edition. Paperback. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. FIRST EDITION FIRST PRINTING. SCARCE. 8vo. Light blue and white illustrated paper wrappers with blue title to front wrapper and black title to spine. Minor foxing and rubbing to exterior. Inscription from author to title page. Minor foxing to copyright page. Foxing to last page as a result of soiling to the about the author page. Else is clean and bright with illustrations on every pages. Unpaginated. CHILD/021219. Very Good.
Hartford, CT: A.D. Worthington and Company, 1888. Hardcover. First Edition. Mary A. Livermore (1820 - 1905) was an American abolitionist, journalist, author, Civil War nurse, and supporter of women's rights. She was asked to write a book about her experiences with hospitals and the Sanitary Commission right after the Civil War ended, but declined to do so as "a horror of the war still enwrapped the country" (page 7). It was over 20 years later before she decided to write this book. It includes ten full page steel engravings and one color plate of Confederate flags, all with tissue guards. Bound in the original dark red cloth boards with gilt title and decoration to spine and gilt illustration to front board. Minor wear to corners and spine ends including a few short tears to book cloth on spine ends and minor fraying. A few small spots of white paint to front cover, small scuff to cloth on rear cover, and minor rubbing to spine gilt. Clean interior. Binding remains secure; however, there are a few minor spilts. Bookplate of A.J. Tullock to front pastedown and his ownership signature in pen to top margin of title page. Tullock (? - 1904) was an engineer from Illinois who later owned the Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Company. Clean and bright. 700 pages. CIV/022019. Very Good.
New York: George Braziller, 1969. Hardcover. A facsimilie edition. Near fine in red cloth boards with device to cover and gilt title on spine. Interior pristine. Contains 139 color and gilt religious art plates with commentary in English facing each facsimilie page. Housed in a very good off-white slipcase with red title to spine and color illustration to front panel. A few scuff marks and spots of soiling to slipcase. A lovely book. Unpaginated. ILL/062416. Near Fine.
Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1877. Hardcover. 12mo. Green cloth covered boards with gilt decoration and title to front board and to spine. Minor browning to spine and edges. Chipping and bumping to spine ends and minor bumping to corners. Child's pencil writing to front free end page. Previous owner's name in pencil to front paste down and end page. Foxing throughout though text remains bright. Previous owner's name in pen to title page. Crack to interior hinges though binding remains tight. Spine rolled. Else is clean and bright with illustrations thoughout. 92 pages. POET/020519. Very Good.
Berlin: Nationalgalerie, 1972. Hardcover. Metal boards with orange title to front cover and spine. Minor rusting to covers and spine. Occasional spots of foxing to interior. Filled with illustrations. Housed in a cardboard box with no titling. Minor foxing to box. Unpaginated. ART/122018. Very Good.
London: The Gieves and the Arlington Galleries, 1924. Paperback. 8vo. Brown paper wrappers with dark blue title to front wrapper. Creasing and chipping to edges. Minor soiling to exterior. Light damp stain to bottom corner of first few pages. Light foxing to margins. Text is clean and bright. Illustrations throughout. 65 pages. MAR/021319. Very Good.
St. Louis, MO: (1974). Paperback. Near fine in brown comb bound orange paper wrappers with black title and illustration to front wrapper. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Instructions and patterns in the art of quilling (paper rolling). 31 pages. ART/020819. Near Fine.
Chicago: The Reilly and Britton Co, 1907. Hardcover. Includes poems by Matthew Arnold, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, Victor Hugo, Lytton, Longfellow, Wordsworth, and many more. Light green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Illustration pasted down to front cover. Clean interior overall with occasional spots of foxing. Eight color illustrations. Decorative borders around each poem. Includes top lid of the original box, which is heavily worn along the edges and has minor staining to the front panel. Unopened pages. 210 pages. An attractive book and a perfect Valentine's Day gift! POE/021919. Very Good.
New Delhi: Sagar Publications, 1970. Hardcover. Second edition. Both volumes are bound in black cloth boards with white titles to spines and front covers. Previous owner signature in blue pen to front endpaper of both volumes, else clean interiors. Volume one is in a blue dust jacket and volume two is in a red dust jacket. Both are titled in white on spine and front panels. Minor wear to edges of jackets, minor soiling to panels, and tape to rear panel and rear flap of jacket of volume II. Map tipped-in to front of volume one and map laid in to rear of volume two. 580 pages in volume I; 547 pages in volume II. IND/011719. Very Good.
Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Beige illustrated cloth covered boards with black title to front and spine panels. Minor rubbing to boards. Light bowing to front board. Previous owner's name to front paste down. Minor foxing to paste downs and end pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 47 pages. MD/012319. Very Good.
Baltimore: The Elkridge Club, 2003. Hardcover. Scarce. Size: Quarto. The Elkridge Club still exists in Baltimore County and offers golfing as well as social events to its members. Navy blue cloth boards with silver title to spine and emblem to front cover. Clean and bright with many photographic illustrations. 307 pages. MD/021419. Fine.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983. Paperback. Black and white illustrated paper wrappers with light green spine panel titled in black. Creasing to front cover and minor wear to edges of wrappers. Clean. 308 pages. AFAMER/122018. Very Good.
New York: George Braziller, 1972. Hardcover. Reproductions and descriptions of the exquisite plates of the 15th century Visconti Hours.With glossy black cloth covered boards and gilt title to spine. In very good black paper covered slip case with title to spine panel. Minor wear to edges of case. 166 Color plates. Near fine conditon. 262 pages. ILLUM/010719. Near Fine.
New York: New Directions, 1978. Hardcover. "A practicing psychotherapist, Edward F. Edinger has applied the principles of Jungian analysis to the novel which perhaps more than any other is fully engendered of the American psyche, Herman Melville's Moby Dick. Central to this penetrating commentary is the concept of nekyia, a term borrowed from the Odyssey of Homer, signifying a descent to the underworld - that is, an encounter with the collective unconscious" (jacket). Black cloth boards with silver title to spine. Clean and bright. In black and white illustrated dust jacket with white spine panel titled in black. Minor wear to edges of jacket. 150 pages. LIT/011719. Fine / Fine.
New York: Russell and Russell, 1962. Hardcover. Tan cloth boards with red title to spine. Minor sunning to spine. Clean and bright. 149 pages. LIT/011819. Very Good.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1949. Hardcover. Light blue cloth boards with green title to spine and front cover. Spine panel and top edges of boards have faded to light tan. Chipping to book cloth on top edge of rear board, minor edgewear, and a few small dampstain spots to cloth on spine and boards. Bookplate of Laurence Bedwell Holland to front pastedown. Clean interior. Frontispiece. 400 pages. LIT/011819. Very Good.
New York: Random House, 1979. Hardcover. First edition, second printing. SIGNED by author and illustrator. "The Watermen consists of selections made by Mr. Michener from his great novel Chesapeake. But the narrative has a unity and a continuity of its own, and enjoyment of it does not depend on knowledge of the rest of the book. It is a story of the bay and its wildlife, but especially of the watermen, their rivalries and activites - hunting, oystering, racing, fighting" (jacket). Navy blue cloth boards with metallic green title to spine. Light dampstaining to spine ends, else clean and bright. In light blue dust jacket titled in red on spine and front panels. Minor wear to edges of jacket and light sunning to spine panel. 193 pages. MD/011819. Very Good / Very Good.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985. Hardcover. In this book "eight leading scholars in the humanities and the social sciences suvery the history, politics, economics, demography, and culture of teh Caribbean to provide an authoritative yet accessible introduction to this complex and geographically fragmented region" (jacket). Red cloth spine over tan cloth covered boards with black title to spine. Bumping to top corners. Clean and bright. In brown dust jacket with white title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a few short closed tears. 254 pages. SOAMER/122018. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1988. Paperback. First Edition. Joan Mitchell (1925 - 1992) was an American abstract expressionist painter. She was one of the few female artists associated with this major modern art movement. Very good in illustrated paper wrappers with black spine panel titled in blue. A few spots of foxing to interior of covers and to first and last few pages in margins, else clean. Filled with color illustraions, some of which fold out. Two magazine articles about Joan Mitchell are laid into front. 227 pages. ART/021419. Very Good.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1997. Hardcover. First Edition. "Joan Mitchell (1926 - 1992) was one of the most distinguished artists to be associated with the Abstract Expressionist movement. Winning a place for herself in the heavily male-dominated New York art world of the 1950s, she soon achieved recognition as a leading exponent of a gestural style. Yet her work is not as widely appreciated in the United States as it deserves to be, in part because she chose to live in France during the later decades of her life" (jacket). Includes 127 illustrations with 120 in full color. Yellow cloth boards with black title to spine. Light wear to edges of boards, but clean and bright overall. In white illustrated dust jacket with black spine panel titled in white. Minor wear to the edges of the jacket including minor soiling along edges. An attractive production honoring this little known, but important female abstract expressionist artist. Oblong quarto. 204 pages. ART/021519. Fine / Very Good.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010. Hardcover. "Joan Mitchell is the first full-scale biography of the abstract expressionist painter who came of age in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s; a portrait of an outrageous artist and her struggling artist world, painters making their way in the second part of America's twentieth century" (jacket). Fine in blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In near fine illustrated yellow dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Jacket is price-clipped, else fine. 514 pages. ART/021519. Fine / Near Fine.
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, (1972). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in brick red/orange cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Fading to spine and top edge of front board. Two pen marks to rear board. Minor foxing to last few pages. Else is pristine with illustrations throughout. 274 pages + index. VA/011619. Very Good.
New York: Exposition Press, (1954). First Edition. Hardcover. SCARCE. FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Grey cloth covered boards with blue title to spine. Light yellowing to interior. Slight musty smell. Inscription to front free end page. White and blue dust jacket with blue title to spine and white title to front panel. Minor foxing, edgewear, and browning to dust jacket. 94 pages. POE/021819. Very Good / Very Good.
Chestertown, MD: the Town of Chestertown, (1981). Paperback. SCARCE. White side stapled paper wrappers with black title and illustration to front wrapper. Minor foxing to wrappers. Minor yellowing to title page. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 48 pages. MD/021319. Very Good.