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An Address to the Members of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Maryland. Published by Order of the Convention.
Annapolis: Printed by J. Green, 1817. 18p. 21 cm. Removed. Disbound. Edges chipped. A fair copy. (No copies found).
Item #21879
Price: $100.00
Baker, Watts & Co.'s Manual of Baltimore Securities, 1911.
Baltimore: Baker, Watts & Co. 1911. 137p, index. 20 cm. Bound in blue cloth with gilt titling in a double ruled gilt frame. Compiled for presentation to "our friends and correspondents, and is intended to give, in a concise way, the more important facts in regard to those corporations whose securities are active on the Baltimore market." Very slightly soiled, two corners lightly bumped. In very good condition.
Item #21756
Price: $200.00
Baltimore City, the Liverpool of America.
[Baltimore: A. Hoen & Co. 1898?]. [16] p, 42 plates (1 fold.) 23 cm. Green cloth covers with gilt titling. Multi-panel fold-out is complete. Minor edge wear, fading, narrow damp stain along the front cover fore edge. In better than good condition.
Item #21883
Price: $200.00
Baltimore, the City of Monuments. Dedicated to the Star Spangled Banner Centennial, September Sixth to Thirteenth Nineteen Hundred and Fourteen.
Baltimore: Horn-Shafer Company, [1914]. 60p, illustrations, map. 27 cm. Tied card covers with illustrations on the front cover in red and green, one embossed, titling in red, illustration on the bottom cover. Includes the program for the centennial celebration. "A Baltimore Production: Designed and printed by the Horn-Shafer Company; Engravings by Alpha Photo-engraving Co.; Engravings and color plates by Clarkson Photo-engraving Co.; Printed on Warren's Sepia Cameo Plate, sold by Smith, Dixon Company; Inks used, Sinclair & Valentine Co., Baltimore Branch. Slightly soiled, short tears in the edges, one corner chipped. In very good condition.
Item #21884
Price: $150.00
By-laws, Rules and Regulations for the Government of the Board of County School Commissioners and such persons as are Officially Connected with the Free Public Schools of Baltimore County. Adopted 1876
Towsontown: William H. Ruby, Maryland Journal Press, 1876. 23p. 23 cm. Burgundy cloth, "H. Louis Gies," in gilt on the front cover. Former historical society copy with labels on the front cover. Edges rubbed, wear to the corners and spine ends, title page starting to separate. In very good condition. (No copies found).
Item #21906
Price: $150.00
Confederate Veteran . Vol. I0 No. 7
Confederate Veteran . Vol. I0 No. 7
Nashville: Confederate Veterans, July, 1902. pp. 292-334., illustrations. 27 cm. Stapled wrappers. Slightly soiled, corners chipped, almost detached, tear in the bottom cover. In good condition.
Item #21680
Price: $40.00
Constitution of the Upper Falls Permanent Building Association of Baltimore County. [Adopted March 1, 1890].
Baltimore: WM. J. C. Dulany Co., Printers, [1919]. 11p, [1], [2p], [13p pink blank and ruled]; list of officers. 15 cm. Black cloth with paper title label. The Upper Falls book starts in 1919 and ends in 1921. It was owned by Michael J. Pearce. Corners rubbed, slightly soiled; share holder's signature on title label above number of shares. In better than good condition. An ephemeral piece, assumed predecessor of a building and loan/savings and loan association in which members were able to acquire shares to obtain a mortgage. The movie, "It's a Wonderful Life," is a good example of this type of mortgage.
Item #21752
Price: $75.00
The Constitution of the Washington Society of Maryland.
Baltimore: Printed by John L. Cook, 1810. 15p. 20 cm. Sewn. Paper has toned. "The object of the society shall be, to support extend and carry into effect the political principles and system of Washington, as disclosed in his farewell address to the people of the United States...." One corner fold, front cover staryting to separate. In very good condition.
Item #21757
Price: $100.00
Cowenton Permanent Building Association, No 1, of Baltimore County (1925).
Baltimore: Co-Operative Syndicate, Inc., Printers, 1925. 13(14, 15p), [1], [10 ruled pages, interleaved with blank pink pages], list of officers. 15 cm. Black cloth with paper title label. Begins in 1929 and ends in 1941. It was owned by Michael J. Pearce. Corners rubbed, slightly soiled; share holder's signature on title label above number of shares. In better than good condition.
Item #21753
Price: $75.00
Cowenton Permanent Building Association, No 1, of Baltimore County (No date).
[Baltimore: No publisher, No Date]. 13(14, 15p), [1], [10 ruled pages, interleaved with blank pink pages], list of officers. 14 cm. Black cloth with paper title label. Begins in 1942 and ends in 1944. It was owned by Michael J. Pearce. Corners rubbed, slightly soiled; share holder's signature on title label above number of shares. In better than good condition.
Item #21754
Price: $75.00
Cumberland and Vicinity Telephone Directory, Spring Issue, 1928
[Baltimore]: The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company of Baltimore City, 1928. 95p, 24pp ads. 23 cm. Wrappers. Hole punch in the top edge at the spine, corners chipped, spine torn near the tail, first page closed tear starting at the fore edge; paper is almost brittle. In good condition. (No copies found).
Item #21907
Price: $200.00
Extracts from the Minutes of the Yearly meeting of Women Friends, held at Lombard Street, in the City of Baltimore, 1849
Baltimore: Printed by Wm. Woody & Son, 1849. 18p. 18 cm. Sewn wrappers. Minor stains on covers; light stain on text pages from the top edge; small area of insect damage on the top edge of the last few pages. In very good condition.
Item #21902
Price: $150.00
Gems of the Dresden Gallery, comprising the most famous and popular works in the Dresden collection, reproduced in heliotype from the best engravings; with notices of the works and the artists.
Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1877. Frontispiece, 105p, 24 plates, including the frontispiece. 36 cm. Green cloth with title in gilt with decorative embossed framed stamped in black, title in gilt on the spine, all edges gilt. Spine ends won, corners skinned, title in pencil on the front free endpaper, foxing; slight tobacco odor. In good condition.
Item #21724
Price: $100.00
Harper's Bazar.
Harper's Bazar.
New York: Harper & Brothers, September, 1906. 24p, frontispiece, pp. 772-864, pp. 25-80. 25 cm. Wrappers. Covers almost detached, spine paper chipped, torn, slightly soiled, chipped, front cover chipped at the tail of the spine, front and back panels are bright. Authors are: An Elderly Woman, Ada Foster Murray, Mary B. Mullett, Grace Hyde Trine, Mary Stewart Cutting, Dorothy Canfield, Lillian Baynes Griffin, Edna Kingsley Wallace, A. T. Ashmore, Flora McDonald Thompson, Martha Cutler, Josephine Grenier, Helen Landon, Nina Almirall, Enid, Inman, Jane Calhoun, Katherine Morse, Anna Croft, Anna Ogden.
Item #21682
Price: $40.00
Harper's Bazar. A monthly magazine for women.
Harper's Bazar. A monthly magazine for women.
New York: Harper & Brothers, May, 1906. 16p, frontispiece, pp. 388-480, pp. 17-88, illustrations. Wrappers. Top of spine torn impacting front and back covers, foot of spine paper missing, edge tears, chips. In good condition. Authors are: William G. Fitz-Gerald, John Kendrick Bangs, Margarita Spalding Gerry, Marion Foster Washburne, Robert Hichens, A. T. Ashmore, Bertha Damaris Knobe, Martha Cutler, Flora Macdonald Thompson, Ada Foster Murray, Lilian Barton WIlson, Florence Howe Hall, Edith B. Sturgis, Ruth WInton, Marianna Wheeler, Helen Landen, Anna W. Crane, Josephine Greenier, Jean M. Thompson.
Item #21678
Price: $40.00
Historia Universal. Desarrollo de la Humanidad en la Sociedad y el Estado, en la Economía y la vida Espiritual. (10 volumes)
Madrid: Espasa Calpe, 1932-1936. 706p; 740p; 822p; 756p; 708p; 668p; 615p; 718p; 738p; 718p.; illustrations, maps, fold outs; items tipped in, indexed. 27 cm. Uniformly bound in green cloth with gilt decoration on the front cover; darker green spine title boxes with gilt tiling; light reddish top edges. Corners bumped, spine of of one volume flecked, spines slightly faded, one volume more so, few slightly soiled. Overall in very good condition.
Item #21664
Price: $400.00
John E. Semmes: In Memoriam, 1851-1925
[Baltimore: Baltimore Sun, 1925]. Frontispiece, 20 leaves. 26 cm. Black morocco over card with title in gilt on the front cover. Reprint of articles including editorials and memorial services from "the Sun" and "the Evening Sun", May 18, 1925. Bookplate on the front cover pastedown; leather is rubbed, edges and spine chipped. A fair copy.
Item #21698
Price: $20.00
Johns Hopkins University Charter, Extracts of Will, Officers and By-laws.
Baltimore: Printed by John Murphy & Co. 1874. 33p. 23 cm. Burgundy cloth with gilt titling. Former historical society copy with labels on the front cover. Slightly soiled, minor wear to the corners. In very good condition.
Item #21905
Price: $125.00
Journal of a convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Maryland held in St. Paul’s Church, Baltimore, June 9th, 10th & 11th MDCCCXIX
Annapolis: Printed by Jonas Green, 1819. 22p, [1]. 21 cm. Removed. Foxing. Spotting on bottom cover. In good condition.
Item #21878
Price: $125.00
[Journal of a convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the diocese of Maryland, held in St. John's Church, city of Washington, June 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 1822.]
Washington DC: [The Convention] Davis and Force Printers, 1822]. [Lacking the title page], 46p, errata, 21 cm. Removed. Last few pages dog-eared. Corners rounded. Slightly soiled. Spotting on first page. A fair copy. (2 copies found).
Item #21880
Price: $75.00
[Ledger from a blacksmith and carriage maker]. Dating from 1877-1891, the ledger belonged to George E. Lambert, who joined the firm of Chapman and Lambert in 1879.
"Messrs. Chapman & Lambert conduct a large blacksmith and carriage establishment on Cross street, employing at times eight or ten men. They have been in business for over thirty years, and their carriages and wagons have been shipped to nearly all parts of the State. Their plant covers a half acre of ground." (see History of Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland, 1650-1899 by Frederick G. Usilton, 1899,  p. 58). Fascinating volume contains innumerable handwritten entries pertaining to blacksmith and carriage-making activities. Among the many activities found here include making braces for shafts, making bolts and clips, changing springs, stretching, cutting, and welding bands, hooping wheels, lengthening bolts, sharpening bars, cutting and welding rods, tracking axles, fixing wagons, plows, chains, hoops, seals, picks, and springs; sharpening bars. setting forks, putting on tires, welding bolts, shrinking collars, putting new links in chains, welding hooks on end of chains, putting bolts on whiffletrees, sharpening oxen toes and heels, straightening scales, repairing sleds, making rods for sleighs, welding pieces on pump irons, putting nails in shoes, shoeing horses, etc.  Also entries here for various parts and supplies such as bolts, washers, chisels, pole grips, rings, staples, coal, iron, etc. Occasional entries for trips to places such as Baltimore and Wilmington can also be found here, along with a list of London carriage parts obtained at Wilmington and hand-drawn sketches of those same parts. Verso of front cover contains a handwritten list of various parties with whom Chapman & Lambert did business. A few entries for sundries other activities can also be found here such as cider, wood, chicken, stove grate, killing hogs, etc. The vast majority of entries however, pertain to carriage-making, blacksmith, and farrier activities.
Item #21914
Price: $1,000.00
Official Directory of The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company of Baltimore City [bound with directory for Washington, DC]. February 15, 1901
Baltimore: The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company, 1901. 170p, 104p, illustrations. 23 cm. Card covers. Covers detached, were taped with binder's tape, front cover in two pieces, bottom cover corners are missing; contents intact. With an ad for American Telephone and Telegraph Company on the bottom cover, map of the "Lines and Metallic Circuit" on the verso of the cover. Illustrations of telephones, or "Curious Styles of Equipment." Illustrations of telephone booths. "Destroy All Previous Issues" at the head of the title page. A fairy copy. (No copies found).
Item #21910
Price: $600.00
Report of Directors of The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co. to Stockholders, for the Year ended December 31, 1887
Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald, 1888. 11p. 23 cm. Sewn wrappers with black titling Vertical crease; four small rust? stains on the front cover. In very good condition.
Item #21760
Price: $100.00
The Sacerdotal Golden Jubilee. Right Reverend Owen B. Corrigan. D.D, V.G., 1873 - 1923
Double frontispiece, [19p], illustrations. 28 cm. Tied gold cord brown card with titling in gilt on the front cover. Former historical society copy with label on the front cover, label removed from the front cover, bookplate on the verso of the front cover, ink stamp on the last page. Edges chipped, corners bumped, torn. In good condition.
Item #21897
Price: $65.00
Sunday Magazine. The Sun. Baltimore, MD. Part 6. Dances of the Nations - Swedish
Sunday Magazine. The Sun. Baltimore, MD. Part 6. Dances of the Nations - Swedish
New York: Associated Sunday Magazines, July 13, 1913. 20p, illustrations, ads. 37 cm. Stapled wrappers. Illustration in color on the front cover by "The Kinneys" depicting a woman in period Swedish costume. Articles include, "The Price Women Pay," by A Social Promoter, "The Follow-up," by Frank Barkley Copely, "Gladys in a Double Bill," by Sewell Ford, "Just Wax," by Vera Edmondson, a two page illustration by James Montgomery Flagg, "Torn Across," by Henry Kitchell Webster. Fore edge closed tear in first three pages, short piece of thick gray tape on the spine with minor impact on the illustration, one front cover corner chipped, few short edge tears on other pages. Troy Sylvanus Kinney (1871-1938) and his colaborator and wife, Margaret West Kinney (1872-1952), were premier illustrators of the early twentieth century, creating illustrations for books, music scores, and magazine covers. Surprisingly in very good condition.
Item #21683
Price: $150.00
Two letters. Both addressed to Zanesville, Ohio to Mrs. Isaac Dillon [1835 from her sister in Springfield Ohio “…I suppose you are almost ready to go to Baltimore.”]; the second to Mr. Isaac Dillon in Zanesville [April 1, 1840] from Asahell Hussey of “Eutaw House, Corner of Baltimore and Eutaw Streets, Baltimore,” on stationary from Eutaw House with a one page printed description of accommodations. “This is the only place for her to get the best medical advice...there will be more strangers in Balt. the first week of next month then has been in our city at one time before…I have had many applications from Philadelphia for one thousand from Delaware for their delegation…” The 1840 Democratic Convention was held in Baltimore from May 5th to the sixth. Both letters are one sheet folded once and used as a stampless cover. 25.5cm. The letter from Baltimore has separations in the folds.

Item #21881
Price: $400.00
The History of the Civil War in America; Comprising a full and impartial account of the origin and progress of the rebellion. (2 volumes)
New York: Published by Henry Bill. Sold only to subscribers, 1863, 1866. Volume one: Frontispiece portrait of Lincoln, 507p, illustrations, plates, portraits, maps, index; volume two: frontispiece portrait of Grant, 629p, illustrations, plates, group portraits, maps, index, 4p ads. 25 cm. Bound in uniform brown morocco with blind stamped decorative panels on the covers, titling in gilt on the spine, all edges marbled; marbled endpapers. Edges of volume one rubbed, covers slightly rubbed, corners bumped, skinned; slightly foxed frontispiece, with offset on title page; volume two: front cover joint torn starting at the headcap for about two inches, edges and covers rubbed, more so than volume one, spine slightly faded, corners bumped, skinned, second flyleaf folded at fore edge, frontispiece slightly foxed, tissue guard too, offset on second flyleaf and title page, several pages with pieces of bottom edge, and corners torn away, but with no impact. Still, in better than good condition.
Item #21820
Price: $600.00
Edward Sheriff Curtis, 1868 - 1952
New York: Taschen, 1999. Frontispiece, 255p, illustrations, bibliography. 34 cm. First edition. Greenish paper board with white titling; dust jacket. Small tear in one corner of the jacket; gift inscription on the half title page. an unread copy in near fine condition.
Item #21563
Price: $75.00
The Diamond jubilee of Saint Joseph's Parish, Texas, Maryland (1852-1927)
Baltimore: 1927. 126p, illustrations. 28 cm. Wrappers with titling embossed in gilt on the front cover. Former seminary copy, and former historical society copy with labels on the front cover. Edges chipped, corners bumped, spine ends worn, short tears, bottom edge corner of the front cover is torn away, also on the bottom cover. In good condition. (4 copies found).
Item #21908
Price: $85.00
A March Past: Reminiscences
Richmond: The Dietz Press, 1938. Frontispiece, viii, (2), 274p, illustrations. 23 cm. Gray cloth covers with titling in gilt on the front cover in decorative gilt ruled framed, titling in gilt on the spine. Corners slightly bumped, edges slightly rubbed, minor foxing on endpapers, several light pencil marks in the margins and text (that almost appears to be editing), penciled notes and page numbers on the front free endpaper, prior owner's neat signature on the front free endpaper. In very good condition.
Item #21729
Price: $75.00


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