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Old Homes and Families of Howard County. With consideration of various individual additional points of interest.
Privately Printed, 1987. Frontispiece, 484p, illustrations, index. 26 cm. First edition. Set in 11/12 Garamond and printed on 60lb Glatfelter Natural B-31 paper by Wickersham Printing Company of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Bound by Advantage Bookbindery of Glen Burnie, Maryland, in maroon cloth with the seal of Howard County in gilt on the front cover, titling in gilt on the spine; map of Howard County on the endpapers; dust jacket. The typographic scheme, binding and jacket designs are by Howard N. King of York, Pennsylvania. Editorial and production supervision by James C. Holland of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Jacket spine slightly faded, one corner of front cover bruised. A near fine copy in a near fine jacket.
Item #21711
Price: $200.00
ARRIVAL: 12:30: The Baltimore Plot Against Lincoln.
Camden: Thomas Nelson, 1967. 127p, bibliography. 20 cm. Green cloth with red titling; dust jacket. In fine condition.
Item #21818
Price: $40.00
Captain Richard Ingle, the Maryland "pirate and rebel," 1642-1653. A paper read before the Maryland Historical Society, May 12th, 1884. Fund Publication No. 10
Baltimore: Printed by J. Murphy & Co.], 1884. 53p. 24 cm. Wrappers with titling in gilt on the spine. Former historical society copy with label on front cover, ink stamp on last page, bookplate on the bottom cover. Front cover almost detached. In good condition.
Item #21735
Price: $20.00
The Struggle Against White Chauvinism. Political Affairs, Vol. XXVII, No. 6, June, 1949
New York: Political Affairs, June, 1949. 95p. 19 cm. Stapled card wrappers. Contributors are: Pettis Perry - Destroy the Virus of White Chauvinism / Bob Thompson - Strengthen the Struggle Against White Chauvinism / John Williamson - Defend and Extend the Rights of Negro Workers / James W. Ford - The Communist Party: Champion Fighter for Negro Rights / Claudia Jones - An End to the Neglect of the Problems of the Negro Woman! / Herbert Wheeldin and George Blake - The People Organize to Re-Elect Ben Davis / Norman Ross - The Struggle for the Negro-Labor Alliance. Spine faded, price in pencil on the front over, front cover stained, slightly soiled. The editor announced: "Due to limitations of space, a number of articles dealing with the struggle for Negro rights and against white chauvinism regrettably could not be published in the this of Political Affairs," and would be published in a later issue. In better than good condition. Uncommon.
Item #21721
Price: $50.00
Preliminary Report of the Eighth Census. 1860. House of Representatives, 37th Congress, 2d Session, Ex. Doc. No. 116
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1862. xvi, 294p. 23 cm. Publisher's stamped brown cloth with titling in gilt on the spine. Corners bumped, rubbed; small stain at the top edge of the front cover; wear to the spine ends; spine label removed as well as cloth beneath it; spine titling faded; endpapers foxed. occasional foxing. Contemporary inscription on the front cover pastedown, "St. Joseph's (Carrollton Manor) Circulating Library Vol 188." In better than good condition.
Item #21550
Price: $65.00
Portrait of the Outer Banks. Photographs by Robert V. Drapala
Mt. Holly, New Jersey: Aerial Perspective, 2000. 118p, illustrations. 31 cm. Second printing. Bound in blue paperboard with gilt titling; dust jacket. A fine copy in a slightly rubbed near fine jacket.
Item #21658
Price: $75.00
Collected Verse. With illustrations by W. Heath Robinson
New York: Doubleday, Page & Co. 1910. Frontispiece, xvi, [1], 17 plates, including the frontispiece. 25 cm. First illustrated edition. Bound in red cloth with titling and illustrations on the front cover and spine, top edge gilt. Spine slightly faded, corners bumped; slight tobacco odor. In very good condition.
Item #21725
Price: $150.00
Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap-Book. 1834. With Poetical Illustrations, &c.
London: H. Fisher, R. Fisher, & P. Jackson, 1833. Frontispiece, engraved title page, 56p, 2p. ads, illustrations. 29 cm. Black morocco spine in gilt and decorative brown blind stamped cloth; yellow textured endpapers, all edges gilt. Corners bumped, two skinned, back strip almost detached at the head of the front cover, top cover joint torn, edges rubbed; foxing; slight tobacco odor. A better than fair copy. Uncommon.
Item #21723
Price: $100.00
The Saturday Evening Post. George Horace Lorimer, ed.
The Saturday Evening Post.
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Company, August 4, 1923. 132p, illustrations, ads. Folio. Stapled wrappers. Cover art by Chris A. MacLellan. Authors: Edwin Lefevre, Ben Ames Williams, Gordon Arthur Smith, May Edington, Nina Wilcox Putnam, Thomas McMorrow, Hal G. Evarts, Samuel G. Blythe. Slightly darkened top edge and fore edge, wear to spine, covers almost detached, address label. In good condition.
Item #21684
Price: $50.00
The Saturday Evening Post. George Horace Lorimer, ed.
The Saturday Evening Post.
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Company, May 26, 1923. 192p, illustrations, ads. Folio. Stapled wrappers. Cover art by Norman Rockwell, "Between Acts." Authors: Thomas Beer, Medill McCormick, George Randolph Chester, Hugh McNair Kahler, Clarence B. Kelland, Henry Curran, Edwin Lefevre, George Agnew Chamberlain. Address label, slight, darkening at top edge, one page with slight darkening at top edge, spine ends chipped. In good condition.
Item #21686
Price: $50.00
The Saturday Evening Post. George Horace Lorimer, ed.
The Saturday Evening Post.
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Company, June 14, 1924. 184p, illustrations, ads. Folio. Stapled wrappers. Cover art by Norman Rockwell, "Thoughts of Home." Authors: Bertram Atkey, Ben Ames Williams, Mary Robert Rinehart, George Pattullo, Robert S. Winsmore, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Roland Pertwee, R.G. Kirk. Address label, slight darkening at the fore edge, chipped, one corner torn away on the bottom. In good condition.
Item #21687
Price: $50.00
The Saturday Evening Post. George Horace Lorimer, ed.
The Saturday Evening Post.
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Company, February 3, 1906. 24p, illustrations, ads. Folio. Stapled wrappers. Cover art by Philip R. Goodwin. Authors: J. Ogden Armour, Arthur McFarlane, Elliott Flower, William Allen White, George Horace Lorimer, Will Payne. Address label, slight darkening at the fore edge, chipped, minor insect damage at the head of the spine, two tears parallel each other in the fore edge from the front cover to the bottom cover, one is one inch, the second half-an-inch. In better than fair condition.
Item #21689
Price: $40.00
The Saturday Evening Post. George Horace Lorimer, ed.
The Saturday Evening Post.
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Company, March 5, 1913. 64p, illustrations, ads. Folio. Stapled wrappers. Cover art by Harrison Fisher. Authors: Mary Roberts Rinehart, Maude Radford Warren, Rupert Hughes, Reginald L. Foster and Roy L. McCardell, George Pattullo, Joseph W. Folk, Arthur Train, Forrest Crissey, Will Irwin, Henry M. Hyde, Robert Shackleton, Enos A. Mills, Rene Bache. Spine torn at the foot, minor insect damage at the bottom edge of the spine intro the front and back covers, also the top fore edge corner, slight fore edge stain, tear and fold in he bottom edge of the bottom cover. A bright cover and in better than good condition.
Item #21690
Price: $65.00
The Saturday Evening Post. George Horace Lorimer, ed.
The Saturday Evening Post.
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Company, February 24, 1912. 52p, illustrations, ads. Folio. Stapled wrappers. Cover art by Charles David Williams. Authors: William Allen White, Richard Washburn Child, Frank B. Elser, Will Payne, George Fitch, Mary Shaw, Corra Harris, E. Phillips Openheim, Curwood. Spine chipped, minor insect damage at the top edge. A bright front cover in better than good condition.
Item #21691
Price: $65.00
The Saturday Evening Post. George Horace Lorimer, ed.
The Saturday Evening Post.
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Company, October 25, 1913. 68p, illustrations, ads. Folio. Stapled wrappers. Cover art by Penrhyn Stanlaws. Authors: Mary Roberts Rinehart, Irving S. Cob, Frederick Irving Anderson, H. B. Need ham interviews Theodore Roosevelt, Wallace Irwin, Edith Wyatt, James H. Collins, Forrest Crispy, Henry Kitchen Webster, Kathleen Norms. Thin off center vertical line through illustration, edges slightly darkened, minor insect damage in fore edge. In good condition.
Item #21692
Price: $45.00
Obras del V.P.M. Fr. Luis de Granada. Precede su vida; escrita por el licenciado Luis Muñoz. (6 volumes). de Granada Luis.
Obras del V.P.M. Fr. Luis de Granada. Precede su vida; escrita por el licenciado Luis Muñoz. (6 volumes)
Madrid: Real Compañia, 1800. Volume 1: [8], 345p, index; volume 2: xx, 583p, index; volume 3: [4], 626p, index; volume 4: xviii, 576p, index; volume 5: xvi, 760p, index; volume 6: xii, 729p, index. 32 cm. Later bindings of quarter calf backs and snake skin with raised bands and titling in black on the spine; red top edges; floral patterned blue endpapers speckled with gilt. Few short abrasions in the quarter leather edges of two volumes; few raised bands rubbed; foxing; otherwise, a beautifully bound near fine set.
Item #21663
Price: $2,000.00
Reasons for Acknowledging the Authority of the Holy Roman See.
Philadelphia: For the Author, 1846. viii,248p. 19 cm. Bound in publisher's black cloth. Spine titling chipped away, cloth on top and bottom covers chipped, flecked; corners bumped; some foxing; contemporary inscription on the front cover pastedown, prior owner's neat signature on the front free endpaper. In good condition.
Item #21549
Price: $45.00
My father, Father Tabb, at home and at college
[San Francisco?]: Recorder-Sunset Press, 1945. 108p, facsimile. 21 cm. Bound in brown cloth with black titling. Signed with brief inscription by McDevitt on the front free endpaper. Slight edge egde. A near fine copy.
Item #21734
Price: $65.00
The Peoples Gallery of Engravings. Second Series. Volume 4
London: Peter Jackson, Late Fisher, Son, & Co. The Caxton Press. 1848? Frontispiece, engraved title page, 110p, illustrations. 28 cm. Bound in red cloth with gilt decorated covers and spine. Corners bumped, two skinned, spine ends chipped, foxing; slight tobacco odor. A fair copy with bright covers.
Item #21722
Price: $75.00
The Works of Hannah More. A new edition with additions and corrections, in eleven volumes (Volume 5 only, Strictures on Female Education)
London: Printed for T. Cadell, Strand, 1830. 440p. 20 cm. Publisher's brown cloth with decorative border stamped in blind, title in gilt on spine. Corners slightly bumped edges of cover slightly faded; spine faded, but gilt titling intact; prior owner's signature on the front free endpaper; bookplate of the Light House Establishment on the front cover pastedown, one page almost pulled. In better than good condition.
Item #21547
Price: $45.00
Nouveau dictionnaire des origines, inventions et decouvertes, dan les arts, les sciences, la geographie, le commerce, l'agriculture, etc. . . Tomes 1 & 2. M. FR. Noel, M. Carpentier.
Nouveau dictionnaire des origines, inventions et decouvertes, dan les arts, les sciences, la geographie, le commerce, l'agriculture, etc. . . Tomes 1 & 2
Paris: Chez Janet et Cotelle, Libraires, 1827. 689p, 2p. publisher's ad; 871p. 21 cm. Printed double column. Bound in contemporary calf with leaf patterned covers framed by decorative gilt rule; gilt decorated spine with black and red morocco title labels in gilt; yellow and red speckled edges; marbled endpapers. Spine ends and edges rubbed slightly rubbed; pp. iii-vi are almost detached; foxing; prior owner's neat signature on the verso of the front free endpapers. Two beautifully bound volumes in very good condition.
Item #21660
Price: $300.00
Lettres sur L'Èlectricite, Dans lesquelles on examine les dècouvertes qui ont ètè faites sur cette matiere depuis l'annèe 1752, & les consèquences que l'on en peut tirer. Avec figures en taille-douce. Nouvelle èdition. (Volume 1). abbé Nollet, Jean Antoine.
Lettres sur L'Èlectricite, Dans lesquelles on examine les dècouvertes qui ont ètè faites sur cette matiere depuis l'annèe 1752, & les consèquences que l'on en peut tirer. Avec figures en taille-douce. Nouvelle èdition. (Volume 1)
Paris: Durand, 1774. xii, 251p, fold out plates. 17 cm. Bound in mottled calf with gilt spine, raised bands and red morocco title labels in gilt; edges red; marbled endpapers. Corners bumped, rubbed, top corner edge of the front cover has short abrasions; prior owner's neat signature on the verso of the front free endpaper. In very good condition.
Item #21662
Price: $200.00
The History of US Electronic Warfare (2 volumes)
Association of Old Crows, 1984, 1989. Volume 1: 312p, illustrations, index; volume 2: 391p, illustrations, index. 26 cm. First edition, first printing copies. Blue cloth with gilt titling; dust jackets. Two corners of volume 1 slightly bumped, one corner of volume 2 bumped, and a small indentation in the top edge of the front cover. Unread copies in near fine condition.
Item #21553
Price: $150.00
The Farmer's Book and Family Instructor, Embracing the most Important of the Recent Scientific Discoveries Connected with Practical Agriculture.
Chambersburg, PA: Printed for purchasers, 1845. Engraved title page, 560p, illustrations, folded facsimile. 24 cm. Leather binding with titling in gilt on black morocco spine label. Covers, edges, corners, all rubbed; joints are starting; foxing. Older ink stamp from "P. R. Corbbin's Half Price Book Stand, Corner of Pratt and Light Streets, Baltimore...Old Books Bought, Sold, & Exchanged" on the front free endpaper. The American Farmer's, The Rolling Year or the Farmers' Calendar, is near the end of the volume. There are several pages of illustrations that are printed in red or blue. The publisher's announcement at the conclusion of the book, as well as the advertisement for The Cultivator, the illustration of an eagle, and a reprint of the Declaration of Independence, with added illustrations, are all in blue type. The concluding fold out is the facsimile signatures of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. In the announcement, the publisher states that the Family Instructor was "abandoned," and is excluded from the volume, and will be published in another volume "provided the success of the present work should encourage the undertaking." In good condition.
Item #21551
Price: $300.00
Washington Past and Present: A History. (5 volumes)
New York: Lewis Publishing Company, 1930, 1932. Vol. 1: frontispiece, 494p, plates; Vol. 2: frontispiece, 495-931p, plates; Vol. 3: frontispiece, 364p, plates; Vol. 4: frontispiece, 365-823p plates, index; Vol. 5: frontispiece, 825-1270p, plates, index. 27 cm. Faux black morocco and green cloth; titling in gilt on the spine; speckled edges. Some pages toned; few corners bumped, bruised; short portion of one fore edge skinned; volume one with Claggett's bookplate, newspaper clippings pasted to the front cover pastedown and front free endpaper, shows more wear than the other volumes. Overall, in very good condition.
Item #21816
Price: $400.00
Illustration: Noël 1952. No. 373. Marc Real.
Illustration: Noël 1952. No. 373
Paris: L'Illustration, 1952. Cover art, L'eglise D'auvers-sur-Oise by Van Gogh, articles about De Vinci, the Gachet collection with many reproductions, in color, tipped in on card; and much more. Foot of spine chipped, short closed tear, one corner bumped resulting in short folds. A grand issue typical of the Chritmas number. A bright cover and in very good condition.
Item #21677
Price: $40.00
Chronicle and Sketch of the Church of Saint Ignatius of Loyola Baltimore, 1856-1906.
April, 1907. Frontispiece, 79p, illustrations. 23 cm. Blue cloth in gilt. Former library copy, slightly soiled. In very good condition.
Item #21861
Price: $40.00
Memoirs of Gen. W. T. Sherman, Written by Himself. With an appendix, bringing his life down to its closing scenes, also a personal tribute and critique of the Memoirs, by Hon. James G. Blaine. (2 volumes in one)
New York: Charles L. Webster & Co. 1891. Frontispiece, 433p; separate title page, 522p, index, 4p ads. 23 cm. Bound in maroon cloth with titling in black on the front cover, in gilt on the spine. Corners bumped, minor wear to the spine ends. In very good condition.
Item #21821
Price: $300.00
The American Farmer, containing original essays and selections on rural economy and internal improvements, with illustrative engravings and the prices current of country produce. (Volume 3)
Baltimore: Printed b J. Robinson, 1822. xxii (contents), 416p, illustrations. 28 cm. Leather covers with titling in gilt on a red morocco spine label. Front joint cracked, but held by cords, covers rubbed, corners bumped, spine ceased, label removed from the tail of the spine; foxing. In good condition.
Item #21552
Price: $150.00
Famous Lighthouses of New England
Boston: The Yankee Publishing Company, 1945. Double frontispiece, 457p, illustrations, index, map laid in. 23 cm. First edition. Bound in blue cloth with gilt titling on the front cover and spine; dust jacket. The jacket has chipped corner, rubbed at the edges, spine ends chipped. A fine copy in a very good jacket.
Item #21558
Price: $50.00

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