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The Story of Minot's Light
West Hanover, Massachusetts: Halliday Lithograph Corporation, 1955. Frontispiece, 139p, illustrations, index. 24 cm. In a limited second printing, this is copy 15 signed by Edward Rowe Snow. Bound in green cloth with gilt titling on the front cover and spine; dust jacket. Minor wear to the spine ends, jacket is chipped at the corners, short tears in the edges, tears and fold overs in the top edge of the back panel; tape repairs on the verso of the jacket. A near fine copy in a good jacket.
Item #21556
Price: $100.00
The Life and Times of Hon. Elijah Stansbury, an "Old Defender" and Ex-Mayor of Baltimore; together with Early Reminiscences, dating from 1662, and Embracing a Period of 212 Years.
Baltimore: John Murphy, 1874. Frontispiece cabinet photograph of Stansbury, 298p. 19 cm. Brown cloth over boards, title in gilt on the spine. Signed by Stansbury beneath the photo. Backstrip torn near the head of the spine at the foot, head of spine chipped, former historical society copy, evidence of spine label removed, bookplate on the front cover pastedown. In good condition.
Item #21712
Price: $125.00
Life of Roger Brooke Taney: Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Company, 1922. Frontispiece, 553p, index. 23 cm. Blue cloth with titling in gilt on the spine. Former historical society copy with bookplate on front cover pastedown, spine slightly faded. A near fine copy.
Item #21733
Price: $85.00
The White Problem in America.
New York: Lancer Books, 1966? 190p 18 cm. Mass market paper back with red, black, and blue card covers and purple edges. First published in an August, 1965, special issue of Ebony magazine; published in book form by Johnson Publishing Company in 1966. Contributors are: Lerone Bennett, Jr. -- White hate groups / John N. Woodford -- The high cost of discrimination / Whitney M. Young, Jr. -- No whitewash for U.S. abroad / Carl T. Rowan -- The white liberal / Louis E. Lomax -- What motivates American whites? / Kenneth E. Clark -- The un-Christian Christian / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Would you want your daughter to marry one? / Hans J. Massaquoi -- Housing-- the hottest issue in the north / Hamilton J. Bims -- Humor in black and white -- Poverty amidst plenty / Alex Poinsett -- The typical white suburbanite -- A mayor picks a deprived area -- Crime in the suburbs / Ponchitta Pierce -- It's against the law -- The white power structure / Allan Morrison -- The great society / Simeon Booker -- Some of my best friends are white / Era Bell Thompson -- What whites can learn from Negroes -- Black man's burden / John O. Killens -- Unnameable objects, unspeakable crimes / James Baldwin. Very small bump/nick in the spine on the bottom cover, minor edge wear, tail of spine front cover edge slightly rubbed, paper toned. A bright very good copy. Uncommon in this edition.
Item #21720
Price: $60.00
Pictorial Review. Arthur T. Vance, ed.
Pictorial Review.
Chicago: The Pictorial Review Company, August, 1921. 72p, illustrations, plans, paper doll cutouts, ads. Folio. Wrappers. Cover art by Charles H. Twelvetrees, "Every Baby Has its Day," which is a toddler in diapers holding a bat with a puppy at its knee. Authors: Ida Clyde Clark, Wilbur Daniel Steele, Achmed Abdullah, Samuel Hopkins Adams, Charles Goff Thomson, Joseph C. Lincoln, Helen Ferris, Alice Macgowan and Grace MacGowan Cooke. Full page illustration by Charles H. Twelvetrees, "Vacation Days Are Here." Tears along the top edge with impact on title, tears in spine, one is half-an-inch through the magazine, chip in the bottom edge. In good condition.
Item #21693
Price: $50.00
The Woman's Home Companion. Arthur T. Vance, ed.
The Woman's Home Companion.
New York: The Crowell Publishing Company, October, 1908. 96p, illustrations, plans, music, ads. Folio. Wrappers. Cover art by Hilda Belcher. Authors include: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Harrison Rhodes, Octave Thanet, Nelli McClung, Margaret Sutton Briscoe, Juliet Wilbur Tompkins, Irving Bacheller. Covers almost detached, chipped, tears along the spine, fore edge tears in several pages. A fair copy.
Item #21695
Price: $30.00
History of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Maryland of the United Lutheran church in America, 1820-1920. Together with a brief sketch of each congregation of the synod and biographies of the living sons of the synod in the ministry.
Harrisburg: Published by the authority of the synod. Evangelical Press, 1920. 641p, illustrations, index. 24 cm. Bound in black cloth with titling in gilt on the front cover and spine. Former historical society copy, evidence of label removed from spine, former owner's neat signature and address on the front free endpaper, corners and spine ends slightly rubbed. In very good condition.
Item #21701
Price: $60.00
The Bean & the Scene: Drawings of Boston and Cambridge
Barre, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1969. 34p, illustrations. 22x27 cm. First edition. Inscribed and signed by Barbara Westman on the front fly leaf. Bound in yellow cloth with illustration and titling in red. Price clipped jacket, slightly rubbed at the edges and spine ends; very small nick in the bottom cover fore edge. In near fine condition.
Item #21561
Price: $100.00
Baltimore's 400 Business Directory.
Baltimore: Press of the Friedenwald Co. 1895. 76p, illustrations, ads. 22 cm. Maroon cloth covers with titling in gilt on the front cover. Full page illustrations of Baltimore architecture and monuments, descriptive informaton too. "Merchants Business Manufacturers Corporations I Will Be Your Directory" [from the front cover] Edges faded, covers stained, gilt faded, notes on front free endpaper. In good condition. (Not held at UMDCP).
Item #21882
Price: $150.00
Zion in Baltimore, 1755-1955.
Baltimore: Zion Church of the City of Baltimore, 1955. Frontispiece, 149p, indexed. 24 cm. Tan cloth over boards with gilt titling in a maroon title box on the front cover and spine. Former historical society copy with bookplate on the front cover pastedown, slight evidence of label removed from front cover, library pencil notation. A near fine coy.
Item #21700
Price: $30.00

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