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Geologic Map of the Appalachian Valley of Virginia with Explanatory Text [Virginia Geological Survey Bulletin 42]

By: Butts, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University, VA, Virginia Geological Survey, State Commission on Conservation and Development, Commonwealth of Virginia/U.S. Geological Survey: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy

Seller ID: 037978

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, light brown wraps, lettered in black. Minimally ex-library copy with embossed stamp on upper front cover. Inscribed "Compliments of the author" on upper front cover, but not actually signed. 56 pp. Moderate general wear, most prominent to rear map pocket, which is trimmed along open edge. Large color folding map itself is nicely intact, appears unused. Booklet Good due to wear, map Near Fine to Fine. View more info

A Manual on the Origin and Development of Washington [Senate Document No. 178 - 75th Congress, 3rd Session]

By: Caemmerer, H. Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024453

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue buckram, lettered in gilt. Ex-institutional library copy, typically marked/stamped but never actually circulated and thus little wear. Lightly rubbed corners and extremities, call label mounted on lower spine. Two short gift inscriptions in pencil on front blanks. xi,365 pp., illus. View more info

Richmond's Wartime Hospitals

By: Calcutt, Rebecca

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gretna, LA, Pelican Publishing Co.: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037527

ISBN: 1589802977

Condition: Fine


Dark gray polished paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. 224 pp., illus. View more info

Maryland Folk Legends and Folk Songs

By: Carey, George G.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MD, Tidewater Publishers: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049990

ISBN: 0870331582

Condition: Very Good


Stiff ivory wraps, lettered in black and yellow. Covers are somewhat toned, otherwise only light shelf wear. 120 pp. View more info

Maryland: From Its Glorious Past to the Present [Enchantment of America]

By: Carpenter, Allan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Chicago, Children's Press: 1966

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 029405

Condition: VG+


Color illus. cloth-effect boards. Light shelf wear, small area of discoloration at top front corner from old price sticker. Lower title page shows institutional library stamp, otherwise unmarked. 96 pp., illus. 3rd ptg.: 1968. Juvenile. Decently preserved. View more info

Washington the Soldier

By: Carrington, Gen. Henry B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1899

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 005909

Condition: Near Fine


1st ptg. thus. Dark blue cloth, gilt lettering. xx + 431 pp., illus. w/ 5 plates, 20 maps. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Cloth surfaces along spine panel are a bit rubbed, and gilt dulled, with an area of light soiling along rear joint and a small portion of rear panel. Former owner signature on front flyleaf. Fully intact text block, clean interior. View more info

Historic Shrines of Virginia [INSCRIBED]

By: Carson, W. E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, State Commission on Conservation and Development, Virginia: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000862

Condition: Good-VG


Inscribed by author to Burton A. Ford on half-title, dated May 1933. Partially toned tan paper over boards, chipped extremities with some loss at spine bottom, split front joint approx. 1" from top edge. Toned title pg., else clean interior. 77 pp., illus. View more info

City of Trees: The Complete Botanical and Historical Guide to the Trees of Washington, D.C.

By: Choukas-Bradley, Melanie, and Polly Alexander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Acropolis Books Ltd.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022560

ISBN: 087491440X

Condition: VG+


Dark green and black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Mildly rubbed spine extremities aod corners. Text block edges a bit toned by age, with slight foxing to fore-edge.283 pp., illus. w/ many drawings, color plates. Dust jacket shows a few chips along bottom front edge, some rubbing along edges, now in archival mylar. Scarce. View more info

A Guide to Church Records in the Archives Branch

By: Clark, Jewell T., and Elizabeth Terry Long

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Virginia State Library and Archives: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024659

ISBN: 0884901467

Condition: VG+


Pale blue stiff wraps. 3rd ptg.: 1988. Slight shelf wear, with lightly creased, almost square binding. Slight closed tear, approx. 1/2", along bottom edge of title page. x,271 pp. A few scattered internal marks and notations, a minor distraction. View more info

Annals of the Swedes on the Delaware. To which is Added The Charter of The United Swedish Churches

By: Clay, Rev. Jehu Curtis

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. C. Pechin: 1835

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007381

ISBN: B00KGG7WC2

Condition: Good-VG


Contemporary brown polished cloth with a lovely leaf pattern, gilt on burgundy leather title label on back strip. Slightly exposed at corners; both joints are split, with top board still attached by a binding cord and portion of endpaper, rear firmly anchored by binding cords. Slightly chipped spine extremities. Front pastedown shows original bookseller's tag of Daniels & Smith, 4th & Arch Sts., Philadelphia, and former owner bookplate of James N. Stone; another former owner signature (perhaps Stone's) appears on the front flyleaf. Howes C-469(a). 180 pp., illus. w/ frontis. portrait of N. Col... View more info

PROPRIETARY - COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA MAPS SET: Pennsylvania Archives, 3rd Series, "Appendix I-X," Nos. 1-25 + (2) Additional

By: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Clarence M. Busch, State Printer: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022327

Condition: VG+


Complete set of (23) maps, complete as issued (Nos. 1-16, 19-25) + (2) additional, as given, housed in original marbled paper portfolio (worn, with repair). All maps issued in conjunction with Pennsylvania Archives, 3rd Series, Appendix I-X, except as noted, with numbers given as issued and as listed in MG 11 (Map Collection) of PA State Archives (PHMC). All printed in color, sizes ranging considerably, several measuring 3' x 2' or larger. Most maps show clean fronts, mildly soiled backs, some showing minor separations at fold junctures, typical of issue. (1-608) Die Gros-Britannische Colonie-... View more info

PROPRIETARY - COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA MAPS SET: Pennsylvania Archives, 3rd Series, "Appendix I-X," Nos. 1-25 + (2) Additional

By: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Clarence M. Busch, State Printer: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022328

Condition: Very Good


Complete set of (23) maps, complete as issued (Nos. 1-16, 19-25) + (2) additional, as given, housed in original marbled paper portfolio (worn, covers separated). All maps issued in conjunction with Pennsylvania Archives, 3rd Series, Appendix I-X, except as noted, with numbers given as issued and as listed in MG 11 (Map Collection) of PA State Archives (PHMC). All printed in color, sizes ranging considerably, several measuring 3' x 2' or larger. Most maps show clean fronts, mildly soiled backs, some showing minor separations at fold junctures, typical of issue. (1-608) Die Gros-Britannische Col... View more info

Rockford Tower [SIGNED]

By: Cooper, Constance J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wilmington, DE, The Cedar Tree Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002396

Condition: Fine


First edition, limited to 800 copies, this copy #304, signed by author. As issued. History of Rockford Tower, Wilmington and New Castle Co. region, Delaware. View more info

350 Years of New Castle, Delaware: Chapters in a Town's History

By: Cooper, Constance J. (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Castle and Wilmington, DE, New Castle Historical Society/Cedar Tree Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038816

ISBN: 1892142120

Condition: Fine


Hardcover edition, dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in mylar. xvi,350 pp., illus. View more info

Cutting Edge: A History of Fort Detrick, Maryland 1943-1993

By: Covert, Norman M.; Merle J. Snyder (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fort Detrick, MD, Headquarters U.S. Army Garrison: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 030205

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy buckram, lettered in gold foil. Occasional underlining in pencil through text, otherwise as issued. xi,125 pp., pictorial endpapers, b&w photographs. On the lower copyright page, the "1" in the number line has been struck through and the "2" bolded, which we assume designates a 2nd ptg. though we have never previously encountered this method. View more info

Journal of the Alleghenies Vol. XXXXII [42] (2006)

By: Crosby, Anthony E., Jr. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Frostburg, MD, Council of the Alleghenies: 2006

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041323

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps, spiral-bound. Annual for 2006 with articles on folklore, tombstones, early medicine, industrialization in Garrett Co. (MD), American chestnut restoration, rafting on the Susquehanna, the Maryland Gazette, Shaw (MD), the Lotz family, and more. 132 pp., illus. Slight soiling to lower front cover edge, otherwise as issued. View more info

Sketch of the Dabneys of Virginia, With Some Of Their Family Records

By: Dabney, William H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bowie, MD, Heritage Books: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047360

ISBN: 0788412426

Condition: VG+


Stiff laminated hot pink wraps, lettered in black. Slight creasing to lower front cover corner, minor foxing to text block edges. 197,[9] pp. A few instances of highlighting to final several pages only. View more info

Folk-Songs of Virginia: A Descriptive Index and Classification of Material Collected under the Auspices of the Virginia Folklore Society

By: Davis, Arthur Kyle, Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Durham, NC, Duke University Press: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041486

ISBN: B000XP8N74

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightly age-toned text block edges, otherwise nearly as issued. Scarce dust jacket with triangular loss extending about 2" from top front edge, affecting top of "F" only on front panel and upper spine panel, also 1 3/4" lozenge of loss along lower rear joint, toned spine panel, minor edge chipping, now in mylar. Scarce in DJ. View more info

Annapolis Houses 1700-1775

By: Davis, Deering; Joseph Mullen (fwd.)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1947

Seller ID: 019322

Condition: Near Fine


Undated reprint edition. Teal cloth, lettered in black. Very slightly rubbed spine extremities, virtually as issued. 124 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, endpaper maps. Dust jacket shows surface rubbing, chipped spine extremities, price-clipped front flap, closed slit arcing across upper rear panel, now in archival mylar and still presenting reasonably well. Gift inscription and former owner's book plate on front blank recto of b&w frontis. View more info

Annapolis Houses 1700-1775

By: Davis, Deering; Joseph Mullen (fwd.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Architectural Book Publishing Co.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022915

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth-effect paper-covered boards, lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. 124 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, endpaper maps. Former owner's signature and date along top edge of front pastedown, otherwise unmarked. Dust jacket shows mild surface wear, some rubbing to joints and spine extremities, now in archival mylar. Nicely preserved copy of the comparatively scarce 1st edition. View more info

Georgetown Houses of the Federal Period, Washington, D.C., 1780-1830

By: Davis, Deering; Stephen P. Dorsey; Ralph Cole Hall; Nancy McClelland (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Architectural Book Publishing Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025284

Condition: VG+


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Mild binding lean, lightly rubbed extremities. Slight foxing to text block edges and several early/late leaves. 130 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, endpaper maps. Dust jacket shows loss along top front edge affecting title, chipping and closed tears/creasing along rear edges, now in archival mylar. View more info

Jamestown and Her Neighbors on Virginia's Historic Peninsula

By: Davis, J. E.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Garrett & Massie: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000821

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed extremities, very slightly frayed. Bumped bottom corner (front). Former owner signature on front flyleaf and pastedown. Firm binding, slightly toned interior. ix,99 pp., endpaper maps, illus. View more info

Jamestown and Her Neighbors on Virginia's Historic Peninsula

By: Davis, J. E.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Garrett & Massie: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000822

Condition: VG+


Lightly rubbed extremities, very slightly frayed. Lightly bumped bottom corners. Firm binding, slightly foxed prelims. ix,99 pp. View more info

The Lighthouses of the Chesapeake

By: de Gast, Robert

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036653

ISBN: 0801847656

Condition: Very Good


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps. Light shelf/handling wear, square and uncreased binding. Mildly toned inside front cover, likely from a news clipping (no longer present) having been laid in, a minor cosmetic blemish. [x],174 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 2nd ptg. View more info

The Thomas-Jencks-Gladding House: One West Mt. Vernon Place

By: Dehler, Katharine B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Bodine & Associates: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002645

Condition: Very Good


Salmon cloth, tipped-on b&w photograph. Moderately rubbed cloth, with area of dampstainng along front fore-edge, not affecting interior, which is fully intact. x,84 pp., illus. View more info