New York: Harry N Abrams, 1990. Hardcover. "Focusing largely on the waterscape of the Bay, photojournalist Bob Grieser pays close attention to the vessels that ply it - both old and new - and the men and women who live and work on its islands and shores ... Grieser takes a particularly close look at the skipjack working boats and classic log sailing canoes ..." (dust jacket). Near fine in grey cloth boards with white title to spine. Light sunning to top edges of boards. Clean and bright. In illustrated black and white dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Includes 150 duotone photographic illustrations. 208 pages. MD/041718. Fine / Fine.
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New York: P. J. Kenedy & Sons, (1932). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good+ in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title to front and spine panels. Light bumping to edges. Previous owner's writing to top corner of front free end page. Else is clean and bright. Includes six illustrations. White illustrated dust jacket with maroon title to front and spine panels. Minor wear to dust jacket includes chipping and creasing to edges as well as soiling and a few small closed tears. Index, 312 pages. MD/042217. Very Good+ / Very Good.
Baltimore: 1886. Pamphlet. SCARCE. Very good minus pamphlet in original grey paper wrappers, which are detached and lightly chipped, but quite clean. Interior pages are very clean and bright, no foxing or staining. Illustrated. In a protective envelope. 52 pages. Maryland History. MD/11213. Very Good -.
New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1912. Hardcover. The standard edition of this set was issued in three volumes and included a volume on the history of Baltimore. This deluxe edition was issued with only the two biographical volumes. Includes "ample narratives of the life careers of many of the makers of the history of the city of Baltimore. Leaders in the various epochs of its wonderful growth here receive appropriate mention, which, it is believed, will not only be esteemed as a proper tribute to their characters and achievements, but will afford an inspiration for the future" (introduction). A full page portrait and/or a coat of arms accompanies each biographical entry. The coats of arms are printed in full color. Bound in three quarter dark brown leather with marbled paper covered boards and gilt titles to spines. Rubbing to spine and boards and wear to edges of boards including chipping to paper along edges. The front hinge of volume one is starting. Small library sticker to the foot of the spines of both volumes. Small closed tears and folds to edges of some tissue guards, offsetting from some portraits, and slight toning to margins of come pages, but very clean and bright overall. 613 pages. Size: Large quartos. MD/010616 This set may require an additional shipping fee. Very Good.
Regina Combs Hammett, (1980). Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 4to in red cloth covered boards with white title to front board and to spine. Small spot of soiling to bottom of front board. Minor browning and foxing to end pages, paste downs, and to edges of text block. Light spot to margins of several pages. Text is clean and bright. Red dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Wear to dust jacket includes rubbing, chipping to edges, and fading to spine panel. Index, 546 pages. MD/071219. Very Good / Very Good.
Mt. Airy, MD: Lomond Books, 1980. Hardcover. SCARCE. 8vo. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Pristine interior. Brown dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Spine panel faded. Rubbing to dust jacket. Index, 208 pages. MD/032012. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
Marvadel Publishers, (1979). Hardcover. SCARCE. Maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor foxing to end papers and to a few pages. Else is clean and bright with black and white illustrations throughout. White illustrated dust jacket with brown title to front and spine panels. Wear to dust jacket includes minor soiling and two closed tears to the edges. 219 pages + index. MD/071119. Very Good / Very Good.
Towson, MD: Circa 1977. Paperback. 8vo. Very good+ in pink side stapled paper wrappers with black title and illustrations to front wrapper. Minor browning to spine. Pristine interior. Includes an copy of the author's obituary. Tribute publication of the author's poetry. 75 pages. MD/052615. Very Good+.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1941. Paperback. SCARCE. Ex libris with call number to foot of spine, stamp to half title page and title page, and pocket to inside of rear wrapper. Beige paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper and to spine. Minor edgewear to wrappers. Text is pristine. Index, 176 pages + ads. MD/071316. Very Good.
Annapolis: Historic Annapolis, . Paperback. A fundraising pamphlet for Historic Annapolis. Side-stapled in glassine paper wrappers with red title to front cover. Large open tear to top edge of rear cover and minor creasing to covers. Illustrated. Printed in red and black. Size: thin, small quarto. 16 pages. MD/061915. Very Good.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1929. Hardcover. 8vo. "Being an Every Day Book of rare WIT, striking INFORMATION, deep WISDOM & scandalous FOLLY, with MOVING poems & AMAZING tales, valuable INSTRUCTIONS, prophecies, calendars, recipes, advice, weather & stock market FORECASTS for the ENTIRE YEAR. The never before published pieces of 51 contributors, profusely ILLUSTRATED by 13 Famous Artists, & garnished by 1 EXPERIENCED Philomenus for MAN & BEAST." Tan cloth backed illustrated paper boards with faded title to spine and bright title to front board. Browning to spine and top edges of boards. Minor rubbing and soiling to boards. Remnants of sticker to foot of spine. Interior is very clean with bright text. Tight binding. 268 pages AME3/4182. Very Good.
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, (1975). Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Second printing. 8vo. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Slight bumping to spine ends. Previous owner's name written in pen to top corner of front free end page. Very slight foxing to end pages and edge of text block. Inscription to title page reads: "To Barbara, A perceptive critic and very kind friend. Ron." Else is clean and bright. Black and white dust jacket with white and red title to front panel and red title to spine panel. Minor edge wear, foxing and rubbing to dust jacket. Index, 280 pages. MD/082416. Very Good+ / Very Good.
The Maryland Historical Society, 1956. Paperback. Very good in off-white sides-stapled paper wraps with black title to front wrapper. Several check marks to margins. Else is clean and bright with illustrations. Reprinted from Maryland Historical Magazine, Vol. 51, No. 4, December 1956. Maryland. MD9/4302. Very Good.
Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, (1987). First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. Very good + in illustrated beige dust jacket with dark blue and orange title to front panel and dark blue title to spine. Minor fading to spine panel and edgewear to dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 347 pages. MD/071219. Very Good / Very Good.