Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1998. Hardcover. First Edition. Signed by the author and noted "My Copy." Occasional text markups with pen, possibly by Footner himself. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In blue illustrated dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Creasing and tears to edges of jacket. Illustrated. 305 pages. MD/011420. Very Good / Very Good.
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Medicine in association with The Johns Hopkins University Press, (2012). Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. 4to. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with silver title to front and spine panels. Pristine interior with photographic illustrations throughout. Author's inscription to title page. Blue illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Index, 405 pages. BALT/112019. Fine / Fine.
Baltimore: W.E.C. Harrison and Sons, 1909. Hardcover. Very good in olive green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards, spine ends, and corners. Spot of soiling to front hinge. Dampstaining to top corners of first few pages, else clean interior. Includes several portraits. 203 pages. MD/010220. Very Good.
Annapolis: Jehu Chandler, 1811. Hardcover. Thomas J. Pratt's copy with his ownership signature on three pages. It is crossed out on the top of the title page. Pratt (1804 - 1869) served as both a US senator and the governor of Maryland. He was a Whig but later switched to the Democratic Party after the Whigs were dissolved. This book is also ex-library from Ober, Grimes, and Shriver - National Bank Building in Baltimore with stamp to front free endpaper and evidence of removed signout card to rear pastedown. In a modern binding of beige buckram with black title "Kilty's English Statutes 1811" to spine. Clean overall aside from markings mentioned above, light foxing throughout, and browning to margins on early and late pages. Size: Quarto. 289 pages plus errata. MD/032520. Very Good.
Hatboro, PA: Tradition Press, 1965. Hardcover. Facsimile of original 1913 edition. 8vo. Organge cloth covered boards with white title to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Light rubbing and soiling to boards. Minor foxing and some marginal notations throughout. Index, 519 pages. MD/011619. Very Good.
Baltimore: Pride of Baltimore, Inc., (2001). Paperback. Oblong 16mo. Scarce. Blue illustrated side stapled paper wrappers with pink title to front wrapper. Small spot of residue from sticker to front wrapper. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 27 pages. MD/012020. Very Good+.
Cambridge: Tidewater Publishers, 1955. Hardcover. New illustrated edition, this story was originally published in 1884. It includes three different stories - one about an iron smelting company which exploits bog iron deposits in Worchester County, one about the kidnapping of slaves and free negroes by the Joe Johnson-Patty Cannon gang near where Maryland and Delware join, and one about the "hat." The central character, Meshach Milburn unites the three intertwined stories. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt illustration of a man in a hat to front board. Clean overall with occasional smudge marks / stains to interior. Includes several black and white illustrations. In worn orange jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Jacket is sunned along spine and edges with the spine panel faded to white. Dampstain to rear panel of jacket and tears to edges. 565 pages. MD/122719. Very Good / Very Good.
Rockport, MA and Naples, FL: Twin Lights Publishers, Inc and Youngtown Books, (2002). Hardcover. 4to. Very good in black paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light foxing to title page. Else is clean and bright with beautiful full color illustrations throughout. Black illustrated dust jacket with white and yellow title to front panel and to spine.128 pages. MD/112019. Very Good+ / Very Good+.
Baltimore: The Journalists Club, 1905. Hard Cover. SCARCE. Features photographs of prominent men of Maryland from 1905 who were chosen by the Journalists Club based on their "achieved prominence in their chosen profession or business" due to "'merit' not 'money.'" Below each photograph is biographical information including name, date and place of birth, title, occupation, and organizations. Very good in full dark brown morocco leather with gilt title to front board. Spine panel is missing and front board is nearly detached. Light rubbing to edges of boards. Bookplate of Harold Randolph to front endpaper. 76 pages plus index. MD/010220. Very Good.