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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1988. Hardcover. A brief history of Hopkins University with a spotlight on several important doctors and contributors. Gift bookplate to front pastedown. Thin 4to. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Clean and bright. In white dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Housed in a blue cloth covered slipcase. Minor wear and rubbing to edges and panels of slipcase. 36 pages. BALT/042121. Fine / Fine.
Westminster, MD: The Newman Press, 1962. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Blue cloth boards with red and gilt title label to spine. Minor wear to spine ends and edges. Interior is very clean. Tight binding. Blue dj with white title to spine and front panel. Light chipping to edges of jacket. Includes several plates. Index, 580 pages. BALT/032211. Very Good / Very Good.
Westminster, MD: The Newman Press, 1962. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Blue cloth boards with red and gilt title label to spine. Minor wear to spine ends and edges. Interior is very clean. Tight binding. Includes a United States Senate Memorandum from Ted Duffy dated June 4, 1962 laid in. Memorandum discusses Bill Laukaitis, Ted Miller, and Frank Small. Blue dust jacket with white title to spine and front panel. Light chipping to edges of jacket. Includes several plates. Index, 580 pages. BALT/082416. Very Good / Very Good.
Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1962. Paperback. 8vo. Off-white side stapled paper wrappers with red title to front wrapper. Minor crease to center of pamphlet where it appears someone had folded it in half. Includes illustrated frontice piece of Radcliffe who became the president of the society in 1938 and was previously the recording secretary. Interior is clean and bright. 14 pages. BALT/121014. Very Good.
Baltimore: Richardson and Bennett, 1871. Hardcover. SCARCE. A very attractive volume, despite being ex-library. Illustrated by Handann Brothers. Includes a history of the city by Brantz Mayer and over seventy biographical descriptions of notable Baltimorean men, each illustrated with an original photograph. Black full leather boards with gilt title, decoration, and raised bands to spine. Boards are beveled with gilt borders and decoration. This book has been expertly rebacked with the original spine mounted on the new leather spine. White library call number to spine, partially removed. Library stamp to bottom of title page and last page of text with call numbers to copyright page. Minor bumping to corners and minor wear to edges of boards. Gilt dentelles, full gilt edges, and later marbled endpages. Later silk headbands. Interior is very clean overall, though there are a few spots of foxing to several pages. Archival repairs to gutters of a few pages. Old pencil inscription erased from front endpaper, dated 1871. Illustrations include original tissue guards. Tight binding. 562 pages. BALT/041619. Very Good.
Baltimore: John D. Toy, 1854. Paperback. 8vo. SCARCE. Very good in yellow paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor chipping and browning to edges of wrappers. Minor rubbing to front wrapper. Wrappers are slightly brittle. Interior is clean and bright. 23 pages. BALT. BALT211101. Very Good.
Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1996. Hardcover. A story about possibilities featuring a young boy that finds stories and life in random objects, people, and places. He even finds inspiration from a coal scuttle. Tom Miller is a nationally acclaimed African American from Baltimore and is best known for his painted furniture, sculptures, prints, and paintings. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt illustration to front cover. In yellow illustrated jacket with red title to spine panel. Light wear to edges of jacket, else fine. Bright, colorful interior with illustrations on every page. Unpaginated. CHILD/111920. Fine / Near Fine.
E. John Schmitz & Sons, 1974. Paperback. SCARCE. Illustrated side-stapled paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Light soiling to covers with a few minor creases along spine. Clean, bright interior with illustrations. An addendum for The Unheralded Heroes of Baltimore's Big Blazes, which was originally printed in 1969. This including pages 213 - 240 and covers the years 1969 - 1974. Later printings of The Unheralded Heroes include these additional pages. Size: thin quarto. BALT/1228215. Fine.
Baltimore: Cara Ober, 2020. Paperback. Fine in illustrated paper wrappers with black title to white spine. Filled with color photographic illustrations and articles on Leslie King Hammond and Lowery Stokes Sims; Images of Women's Protest in the BMA's Collection; Building Pathways to Power; Bespoke Baltimore Power Suits; Circus Arts; and More. 111 pages. PER/111819. Fine.
Baltimore: Cara Ober, 2019. Paperback. Fine in illustrated paper wrappers with black title to white spine. Filled with color photographic illustrations and articles on: Mojdeh Rezaeipour depicts the Iranian-American Female Body through Omissions, Artist & Administrator: Donna Drew Sawyer, Mequitta Ahuja's Paintings, Six Baltimore Vintage Shops, TT the Artist, The Artist-Activist Collective Brings 3,000 Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Issues to the National Mall, Springsteen Gallery opens in Highlandtown, Fluid Movement (Baltimore's Water Ballet), Artists Who Wear Their Work, and more. 88 pages. PER/. Fine.
Baltimore: Cara Ober, 2019. Paperback. Fine in illustrated paper wrappers with black title to white spine. Filled with color photographic illustrations and articles on UMBC's special collections, Beyond Video (a Baltimore Video Store), Ten Contemporary Artists, Webster Phillips and the I. Henry Photo Archive, Preserving Black Culture at the Arch Social Club, Derrick Adams' Family archives, Heidi Daniel and the Enoch Pratt Library, Radical Books at Red Emmas, and more. 88 pages. PER/111819. Fine.
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980. Hardcover. Size quarto. "Sherry H. Olson captures the heritage in a lively and well-illustrated account that details the tempo and pattern of the city's growth and development ... She points out the ongoing search for unique solutions to such common urban problems as racial unrest, labor disputes, and conflict between public and private interests that makes Baltimore someplace special to its residents, as well as to historians and students of urban development ..." Grey cloth covered boards with blue title to front board and to spine. Slight bumping to spine ends. Clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. Blue illustrated dust jacket with yellow and white title to front panel and white title to spine. Wear including a few chips and small tears to edges of dust jacket. Jacket is price clipped. Index, 432 pages. BALT/051718. Near Fine / Very Good.
Baltimore: Patapsco Land Company, 1874. Hardcover. First Edition. Presentation inscription from William C. Pennington to the architect Benjamin H. Latrobe dated November 14, 1874. Pennington was the president of the Patapsco Land Company at the time of publication, and he was also one of four directors. This publication was intended to persuade the City of Baltimore to invest in developing the Curtis Bay area with an extension of the railroad, development of the harbor terminal, and development of local industry. It is broken up into eight sections outlining the present condition of Baltimore, the advantages of utilizing the Curtis Bay area, the present harbor conditions, reasons for investing in Curtis Bay terminal rather than attempting to expand the Baltimore terminal, and a plan created by Patapsco Land Company for developing their property. In brown cloth boards with gilt title to front cover. Minor wear and fraying to spine ends and corners and minor soiling to front cover. Smudge mark to margin of title page, offsetting to endpapers, and minor foxing to a few pages, but clean overall. Includes fold-out map in rear pocket showing greater Baltimore and the railroad connections with Curtis Bay and Pennington. Offsetting to one panel of the map from the pocket. Browning and few closed tears to some of the creases. 100 pages plus map. BALT/010516. Very Good.
Baltimore: John D. Lucas Printing Company, 1982. Hardcover. Very good+ in Very good dust jacket. 4to. Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean interior. Black and white illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. There are a few small tears to the edges of the dust jacket. Index, 318 pages. Baltimore. BALT211141. Very Good+ / Very Good.