New York: Richard R. Smith, 1948. Hardcover. Very good in the original maroon cloth boards with blue title to spine and front cover. Includes presentation slip on front free endpaper on the occassion of the Fountain Inn Dinner at the Southern Hotel in 1948. Library slip to rear free endpaper. Minor browning to margins. Illustrated. 112 pages. MD/062618. Very Good.
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Baltimore: Matthew Page Andrews, 1934. Hardcover. 8vo. Scarce copy of program to pageant commemorating the founding of the colony of Maryland. Pageant presented a number of episodes, in chronological order, noting key events in the colony's founding from 1633 to 1666. Yellow cloth covered boards with black title to spine. Minor soiling and browning to exterior. Ex-Lib with call number visible on spine, stamp to title page, and residue on rear pastedown where cardpocket was removed. Text is clean and bright. 112 pages. MD/112105. Very Good.
The Automobile Club of Maryland, 1923-4. Paperback. Includes February 1923, March 1923, April 1923, August 1923, and March 1924. An interesting view into automotive history in Maryland. Issues include updates on new traffic laws, taxes, safety, traffic complaints (such as hogging the road), club meetings, road trips, list of officers and staff, list of service stations, and short stories related to cars. Ex-library from the Maryland Historical Society with their stamp to the front of each issue. Side-stapled paper wrappers with black titles and photographic illustration to each cover. Some covers are present but either loose or detached. Some pages are chipped, browned, and stained; however, text remains bright and legible. Issues are 8 pages each. MD/090215. Very Good.
New Canaan, Connecticut: Milstan Enterprises, No date. Paperback. SCARCE. 8vo. White illustrated paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor foxing to exterior and edge of text block. Pencil check marks and writing to pages 55-56. Does not effect text. Else is clean and bright with several illustrations throughout. 112 Pages. LATAM/071618. Very Good.
Baltimore: Baltimore City Health Department, 1943. Paperback. White side-stapled paper wrappers. This issue commemorates the 150th anniversary of the formal founding of the public health service of the community with a brief history. Short tears to edges of a few pages, else clean. Pages 194 - 207. MD/090215. Very Good.
New York: Hoeber Medical Division, Harper & Row, 1964. Hardcover. 8vo. Orange cloth covered boards with red and and black title to front board and black title to spine. Light soiling to front board and light bumping to spine ends and corners. Ex libris with stamp to front and rear free end page. Else is clean and bright. Illustrations throughout. Index, includes pages 897-1236. MED/102017. Very Good.
New York: United States Naval Institute, (1957). Hardcover. 8vo. Dark blue cloth covered boards yellow title to front board and to spine. Light edgewear to exterior. Decorative endpages. Black and white photo frontis. Black and white photographic illustrations throughout. Blue illustrated dust jacket with yellow title to front and spine panels. Wear to dust jacket includes minor chipping and rubbing, as well as one closed tear to the front panel and one closed tear along the front hinge. Dust jacket in protective cover. With index, 364 pages. Maryland History. MD/071719. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
Cambridge: Tidewater Publishers, 1977. Paperback. 8vo. Very clean illustrated paper wrappers with yellow title to spine and front panel. Residue from tape to interior of front wrapper. Interior is very clean with illustrations. Tight binding. Previous owner's name is written on fore edge. 386 pages. MD/012505. Very Good.
New York: Oxford Book Company, 1956. Hardcover. 8vo. Green cloth boards with blue title to spine and front board. Blue illustration of bay bridge to front board. Minor browning to spine and edges of boards. Light soiling to rear board. Interior is very clean. Tight binding. Signed by previous owner. Index, 188 pages. MAR/012505. Very Good.
New York and Washington: Praeger Publishers, 1970. Hardcover. Vol. I and II in one volume. Appears to be a facsimile of original text. Very good 4to., black cloth boards w/ gilt stamping to spine. Boards mostly clean with only minor wear to edges. Moderate bump to foot of spine and rear inner joint is split at last endpaper otherwise tightly bound. Interior is clean with only slight soiling to bottom edge of textblock and a crease to the ffep. Very good brown & white DJ with an open tear to foot of spine which corresponds to bump in spine and minor wear to corners. Pencil sketch illustration of Joseph Baretti as frontispiece. 419 pp. Travel. TRA/12223. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
Baltimore: The District Board of Baltimore City, 1919. Hardcover. 4to. Leatherette Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to. SCARCE TITLE. "A Photographic and Statistical History of the Operation of the Selective Service Law in the City of Baltimore, with a Compilation of State and National Statistics, Official Documents and Presidential Proclamations Relating to the Enforcement of the Law Throughout the United States." This copy belonged to a member of the Baltimore medical board; includes related ephemera from previous owner. Black leatherette with gilt title and emblem to front board. Minor wear to edges and corners; minor scuffing to boards. Interior is very clean with bright text. Includes 3 tipped-in plates and numerous photographic illustrations. Unpaginated. A nice copy. BALT/061004. Very Good.
Maryland State Council Knights of Columbus, 1949. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue leatherette covered boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Emblem to front board. Slight bumping tp spine ends. Slight yellowing to edges of pages. Else is very clean with bright text and illustrations. Tight binding. A nice copy. 277 pages. MD/012705. Very Good Plus.
Maryland State Council Knights of Columbus, 1965. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good+ in blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear to exterior. Ex libris with stamp to and call number in pen to front free end page. Else is pristine with photographic illustrations throughout. 349 pages. MD/071216. Very Good+.