Baltimore: 1950. Hard Cover. 8vo. A history of small church located in Monkton, Maryland. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor rubbing to edges of boards and hinges as well as minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Previous owner's book plate to front free end page. Light browning to end pages. Else is clean and bright. 113 pages. MD/052218. Very Good.
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Ilchester, MD: College Press, 1904. Hardcover. Signed and inscribed by the compiler. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper above compiler's inscription. Ex-library with pocket to rear endpaper and sticker to spine. Bound in green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Fraying to spine ends adn minor wear to boards and corners. Interior is clean overall with occasional smudge marks. Binding is a little loose. 253 pages. MD/071116. Very Good.
Ilchester, MD: College Press, 1904. Hardcover. Ex-library with markings to endpapers and call number to spine. Bound in green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Fraying to spine ends and minor wear to boards and corners. Interior is clean overall with occasional smudge marks. Binding is a little loose. 253 pages. MD/071116. Good.
Annapolis: State of Maryland, 1975. Hardcover. Volume II only. Very good in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. A few speckles of dampstaining / soiling to front cover. Clean interior with PAID stamp to rear endpage. Frontispiece photographic illustration of Agnew. Tight binding. Pages 496 - 1039 (continuation from volume one). MD/090315. Very Good.
Baltimore: Maryland Biographical Association, 1920. Hardcover. "Designed as a book of real utility to the newspaper, the artist, and those interested in Maryland affairs. The Book of Maryland has been prepared with a view to meet the demand of newspaper offices for a standard book of reference on representative men and institutions of Maryland" (foreword). Includes a portrait and brief biography of important men in Maryland. Very Good in pictorial green leatherette boards with gilt title to spine and with color and gilt accents to front cover. Bound scrapbook style with three holes punched through all pages and string interlaced. Wear to edges of boards, corners, and spine ends. Previous owner stamp to endpapers. Clean interior overall with a few minor smudge marks, a few small spots of foxing, and several short closed tears / chips to margins. Some pages are loose but present. One page has a tape repair to bottom margin. Size: quarto. 350 pages. Maryland. MD/010616. Very Good.
Baltimore: Maryland Biographical Association, 1920. Hardcover. "Designed as a book of real utility to the newspaper, the artist, and those interested in Maryland affairs. The Book of Maryland has been prepared with a view to meet the demand of newspaper offices for a standard book of reference on representative men and institutions of Maryland" (foreword). Includes a portrait and brief biography of important men in Maryland. Very Good in pictorial green/brown leatherette boards with gilt title to spine and with color and gilt accents to front cover. Bound scrapbook style with three holes punched through all pages and string interlaced. Minor wear to edges of boards, corners, and spine ends. Previous owner's writing to front free end page. Light finger marks to front free end page. Else is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. Binding is tight. Size: quarto. Index, 350 pages. Maryland. MD/063016. Very Good.
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.
Baltimore: Cushings & Bailey, 1870. Hardcover. A comprehensive compilation of the English statutes still entirely or partially in force in Maryland at that time. The editor, Julian Alexander, mildly congratulates himself in the preface for providing the original texts of relevant statutes in an accessible and convenient form. In addition to the text of statutes, there are a list of the statutes, names of cases cited, and an index to principal matters. The book was previously owned by Baltimore attorney William C. Holland. His ownership signature dated 3/22/41 is written in ink on the title page and he has stamped his name on each of the edges and the spine. Either he or another owner of the book wrote a list of the sections and citations to two cases on the front pastedown. There are also occasional light pencil underlining and margin notes. Despite these markings the text pages are in very good condition, with light aging to pages and a few closed tears on few pages of the principal matters index. Bound in tan cloth with red title and black author labels to spine. Binding is rubbed and lightly soiled but still nice. 847 pages. LAW/071217. 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.
Baltimore: The John Work Garrett Library, 1949. Hardcover. 1 of 300 copies printed by The Anthoensen Press. This important bibliography of Maryland imprints up to and including 1700 was compiled by Elizabeth Baer, the Librarian of The John Work Garrett Library. It was based on a checklist compiled by John Work Garrett, who donated his book collections, including important Americana, to The Johns Hopkins University. There are 209 items described in the bibliography, and there are facsimiles of their title pages following the text. The bibliographic records are meticulous and detailed. Following the collation, there is a history of the book, references to other bibliographies, and the location of copies in libraries in the US and UK. Bound in dark blue cloth, with gilt design to cover and author and title to spine, with very light scuffing to covers. t.e.g. Interior pages clean and bright, with bookplate of John Riggs dated June 1949 affixed to front pastedown. In near fine condition. 219 pages plus 209 plates. BOB/073012. Near Fine.
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.
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.
St. Mary's County Bicentennial Commission, 1976. Hardcover. Very good in a very good white price clipped dust jacket with blue title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear and some tiny punctures in the jacket along spine. Endpages are maps of the area. A timeline of events in the area during the Revolution. 178 pp. Maryland. MD/7312. Very Good / Very Good.
San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1987. Hardcover. First Edition. This is"the story of Daniel Berrigan's life and his commitment to the struggle for peace and justice. He creates a portrait of our times out of the words, events, feelings, and choices of his own life. It is a dramatic adn poignant journey that touches and illuminates the wounds of American society" (jacket). Berrigan participated in (and was jailed for) burning 600 draft files at the Selective Service office in Catonsville, MD - as part of the "Catonsville Nine."Maroon cloth spine over grey paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. In grey jacket with brown title to spine and front panels. Red pen markings to front free endpaper, else clean. 356 pages. AMERBIO/061720. Very Good / Very Good.
Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1946. Paperback. Quarto in blue paper wrappers with navy blue linen tape spine and navy blue title to front cover. Browning to edges of covers, minor wear to covers. Spine is peeling up along ends. Bookplate has been removed from inside front cover and remnants are present. A few light smudge marks and previous owner signature to title page, else clean. Filled with photographic images. 62 pages. MD/090215. Very Good.
Maryland State Department of Education, 1959. Paperback. 4to. Very good. Mint green stiff paper wraps with a map of the county and green title to front wrap. Ring bound with plastic rings. Light fading to edges of wrappers. Title page inserted upsidedown. For every set of pages, the left side is a photo and the right side is a vignette about the photo. Unpaginated. Maryland. MD/6272. Very Good.
Maryland State Department of Education, 1967. Paperback. 4to. Very good. Grey and white stiff paper wraps with a map of the county and green title to front wrap. Ring bound with plastic rings. Light edgewear to wrappers. Interior is clean and bright. For every set of pages, the left side is a photo and the right side is a vignette about the photo. Unpaginated. Maryland. MD/060915. Very Good.
New York: Bonanza Books, (1980). Hardcover. 4to. Near fine in very good green illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Two small closed tears to front panel and minor fading to spine and front panel. Wonderful photographic illustrations throughout. Index, 160 pages. MD/011519. Near Fine / Very Good.
Baltimore: Bodine and Associates, (1967). Hardcover. 4to. Revised, Enlarged edition. Later printing. Very good+ in very good price clipped illustrated black and yellow dust jacket with white title to front panel and yellow title to black spine panel. Edgewear to jacket. Writing in pen to edge of front free end page. Else is clean and bright with over 260 illustrations. Index 160 pages. MD/082510. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
Baltimore: Bodine and Associates, (1970). Hardcover. 4to. Orange cloth covered boards with black illustration to front board and black title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright with wonderful black and white photographic illustrations on every page. Illustrated orange dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Fading to spine panel and wear to edges. Minor toning to edges of rear panel. Index, 160 pages. MD/032112. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.