New York: Harper & Brothers, (1942). FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FRONT FREE END PAGE. 8vo. Green cloth boards with grey and gilt title to spine. Minor soiling to front board. Minor bumping to spine ends. Foxing to paste downs and end pages. Else is very clean with bright text. Tight binding. Maryland Author. 339 pages. LIT/012505. Very Good.
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. FIRST EDITION. Very good+ in black cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Slight fading to top edge of boards. Slight bumping to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright. Black and white illustrated dust jacket with black title to front wrapper and white title to spine. Minor edgewear and browning to dust jacket. 300 pages. Literature. LIT1/4082. Very Good+ / Very Good.
Baltimore: The Norman Publishing Co., 1930. Hardcover. 8vo. SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY AUTHOR. 103 of 300 copies. Light blue cloth backed boards with dark blue title to spine and gilt steamboat to front board. Minor browning to spine ends. The interior is clean overall, though there a few smudge marks. Original glassine jacket with a few large chips to edges. 151 pages. MD/032907. 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.