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New York: Asher & Adams, 1874. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 16" x 22.5". Beautifully graphic map of the Mid-Atlantic states divided into counties. Shows towns, major routes, railroads and waterways. A few scattered chips to edges. Asher & Adams were publishers based in Washington and New York in the late 19th century.
Baltimore: Baltimore Association of Commerce, 1929. folding map, photo Illus. 66pp. 8vo, pr. wrs., wrappers sunned near spine, two small tears to wrappers. Baltimore: Export and Import Bureau, Baltimore Association of Commerce, 1929. Contains extensive survey of the port and its activities, along with many economic statistics.
Baltimore. Broadside. 10 1/2 inches x 12 1/2 inches. Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1829, issued at the height of the national debate on whether mail delivery should take place on Sunday. "...The evils resulting from this violation of the Sabbath have increased from year to year until they have reached an extent alarming both to the friends of morality and of a free government. Your Memorialists have witnessed this increasing immorality with deep regret. Your Memorialists deem it unnecessary to urge...
Bryn Mawr: Franklin Press, 1956. 98 photo Illus., folding map. 276pp. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. chipped and lightly soiled, otherwise very good. Bryn Mawr: Franklin Press, (1956). Yachting cruises on Chesapeake Bay and Long Island Sound starting in 1897. This volume is a reprint of the Bryn Mawr, 1909 edition.
Williamsburg: Ben C. McCary, 1950. Travels in the Interior of the United States, to Bath Winchester, in the Valley of the Shenandoah...during of 1791. Translated and Edited by Ben C. McCary. xxvii, 182pp. 8vo, blue cloth, cloth soiled, first 3 pages with small area of light soiling to bottom margins. Williamsburg: Ben C. McCary, (1950). First complete translation of Bayard's travels in English. One of 325 copies that are numbered and initialed by the Ben C. McCary.
London: Fisher, 1841. Engraved frontispiece portrait and folding map of the United States, 72 text engravings. 3 volumes, thick 8vo, original cloth; (spines worn and recased and repaired, a few pages with repaired tears with no loss of text, scattered foxing, inner hinges strengthened). London: Fisher, Son, (1841). First edition. A very good(-) set. Author was a British journalist and historian. "His books...contain much valuable matter, both descriptive and statistical." DNB III, p. 202. "Devoted to...New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland."...
Philadelphia: Carey, Mathew, 1818. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 11.25" x 16.5". Beautiful early map of Maryland divided into counties including Washington DC. Shows towns, major routes and waterways. An inset shows "Western Part of Maryland". Expert reinforcement to centerfold and slight creases at lower left and right corners. A few scattered chips. Full original margins. Mathew Carey (1760-1839) came from a family of publishers and book sellers based in Philadelphia.
Paris: Dezoteux, 1786. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 7" x 10 3/4". This is a scarce Revolutionary War era map of the Chesapeake Bay region includes parts of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania. Extends from the Ohio River to Portsmouth and identifies Philadelphia along with several important towns, cities, rivers and mountains. It tracks the route taken by Chastellux from Williamsburg to the Alleghany Mountains and back. The map is in good condition with some toning and minor wear along...
1862. 1 page, 1.75 x 7.75 inches, no place, no date, circa 1862. Strip of lined paper cut from larger sheet -- an endorsement to the Governor of Maryland for the (unnamed) bearer. Probably signed during Stonewall Jackson's assault of 1862 during which Cooper briefly commanded Sigel's division. Several folds; very good condition.