Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, (1984). Paperback. 8vo. Grey illustrated paper wrappers with yellow title to front wrapper and to spine. Small amount of writing in pen to edges of half title page and inside of rear wrapper. Marks in pen to margins of 3 pages. Else is clean and bright. Index, 400 pages. BALT/071316. Very Good.
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Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society / Bodine and Associates, 1968. Hard Cover. Size quarto. SIGNED by the author. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine and gilt illustration to front cover. Clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Yellow and grey illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. A few chips to edges of jacket and fading to spine panel. 153 pages. Baltimore. BALT/062118. Fine / Very Good.
Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co, circa 1900. Hardcover. Scarce. Inscribed by the author "For the mother of Mary Matthews with best wishes of the Author - Alice Brooks / Written by the Great Great Aunt of Mary Matthews." on the front free endpaper. Alice Brooks was a Baltimore author who often wrote under the pseudonym "ALIX." A collection of advice for young mothers, most involving when and how to discipline kids - each with real life examples. The author notes that "most of the articles in this little volume have been published in Parish Visitor. The material, for many of them, has been gathered from the wise teachings of my mother, to whose memory I lovingly dedicate it." Bound with red cloth spine and corners over white cloth boards. Title in black to front cover with silver flower. Dampstaining and discoloration to covers and spine. Minor wear to corners and edges. Clean interior. 119 pages. LIT/041718. Very Good.
Baltimore: The Sun Book and Job Printing Office, 1927. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front free end page. Very good navy blue coated cloth & gilt boards. Minor soiling and wear to edges and corners of exterior. Interior is yellowed but clean (except for hand written page numbers on Table of Contents page) and text bright, only foxing is slight and to rear endpapers. Frontis. Textblock is tightly bound but overall binding a little loose. 292 pages. Maryland History. MD/6193. Very Good.
Baltimore: [By the Author], 1955. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Very good-. Light blue paper bound boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Fading to spine and edges of boards. Light damp staining to boards. presentation copy. Text is clean bright. 70 pages. Travel. TRA/10142. Very Good -.
Verviers: Bureau, No date. Circa 1880s. Hardcover. Presentation copy signed by the author. Good minus in blue leather with gilt lettering and raised bands on spine. Gilt emblem to both covers. Pages edged in gilt. Rear board is detached but present. Bottom piece of spine is also detached along with front endpage which bears the author's signature. Short closed tear to front endpage near author's signature. Occasional spots of foxing. 115 pages. FRE1/12050. Very Good.
Baltimore: Middleton Press, 1988. Hardcover. SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR. Folio. Very good+ in black cloth covered boards with silver title to spine. Minor fading to edges. Red markings to head of spine. Interior is clean and bright with full color photographic illustrations throughout. 207 pp. Maryland. MD/5312. Very Good +.
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1991. Hardcover. SIGNED by all three editors on the front free endpaper. "The essays address many aspects of Baltimore's history and collectively provide a much broader vision of the city than traditional accounts offer" (jacket). Chapters address segregation and the stuggle for equality in Old West Baltimore, Baltimore's clothing industry, Radicalism on the waterfront in the 1930s, Hampden-Woodberry: Baltimore's Mill Villages, Camden Yards and the strike of 1877, Fells Point: Community and conflict in a working-class neighborhood and more. Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In illustrated dust jacket with white spine panel titled in black. Clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Old price stickers to jacket. Bibliography, index, 268 pages. BALT/062218. Fine / Fine.
Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Co., (1935). Hardcover. 8vo. Set in Maryland, this book is about "the romance of a girl who had a long line of gently bred ancestors to uphold her and of a man who had only the ethics of his own making." A presentation slip from the publisher & author is adhered to the inside of the front board; it is SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Green cloth boards with black title to spine and front board. The interior is very clean with tight binding, though there is a slight roll to the spine. Green illustrated dust jacket with dark green title to spine. Chipping to edges and hinges of jacket, though it is protected from further damage by a plastic covering. 313 pages. LIT/012006. Very Good / Very Good.
Baltimore: The Peregrine Press, (1972). Hardcover. 8vo. Olive green cloth boards with bronze title to front board and spine. Inscribed by the author's "friend and associate." Tight binding. Olive green illustrated, price clipped dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Minor wear to edges and fading to spine panel of jacket. Interior is clean and bright. 95 pages. BALT/011205. Near Fine / Very Good.
Baltimore: Chatsworth Press, 1992. Paper Wrappers. Oblong 8vo. Illustrated color paper wrappers with black title to spine and front panel. Creasing to edge of front wrappers and corners of first few pages. Inscribed by previous owner. Interior is otherwise pristine with bright text. Tight binding. Unpaginated. BALT/011205. Very Good.
Baltimore: J.H. Furst Company, 1962. Paperback. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Very good in original green and white paper wrappers, with white spine panel and black title to spine and front cover. Minor sunning to spine and edges of wrappers. Foxing to edges of textblock. Clean overall. Index, 343 pages. Maryland History. BALT/062018. Very Good.
Ruxton, MD: The Church of the Good Shepherd, 2000. Hardcover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Fine dark blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Pristine interior. Purple and yellow illustrated dust jacket with orange spine panel and blue title to spine. Index, 113 pages. MD/081808. Fine / Fine.
Baltimore: Image Publishing, Ltd., (1986). Hardcover. Inscribed by Governor (also the author of the foreword). Oblong 4to. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Pristine interior filled with color photographic illustrations. Brown illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and to spine. 120 pages. Maryland. MD/041409. Fine.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1963). Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Very good blue cloth boards with light fading to spine ends. Author's signature to front free end page. Light toning to pages. Very good- red and black illustrated price clipped dust jacket. Minor creasing, rubbing and soiling to dust jacket. One small closed tear to foot of spine panel has been repaired on inside with tape. 236 pages. English Travel. TRA/10082. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
Baltimore: Viltis, 1983. Hardcover. 8vo. SCARCE. SIGNED BY AUTHOR'S WIFE, to whom which the book is dedicated. Brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Signed by previous owner. Brown dust jacket with white title to spine. Minor wear to edges of jacket. 96 pages. BALT/121305. Fine in Very good Plus dj.
Baltimore: Loyola College, 1977. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY, Inscribed by the author on title page. Very good in Green linen tape backed gray pictorial thick-stock wrappers with green title to front wrapper. Green linen tape is unsticking in a few areas. 4to. Small dampstain to rear cover affects the last few pages in decreasing intensity; interior is otherwise clean, no foxing. Profusely illustrated throughout. 155 pages. Maryland History. MD/11153. 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.