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Flowery Vale: A History of Accident, Maryland
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Flowery Vale: A History of Accident, Maryland

By Mary Miller Strauss

Parsons, West Virginia: McClain Printing Company, 1986. M4 - A hardcover book SIGNED by author on the front free endpaper in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping, and crease on the edges and corners, a few scattered light stains and scratches, some light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners and cover edgewear, some scattered stains (mostly on the page edges) light tanning and shelf wear. Accident is a town in Garrett County, Maryland, United States. According to the book Labels for Locals by Paul Dickson, the town is the only place in the United States named Accident and a person from Accident is called an "Accidental". Accident was one of the early settlements in the far west of Maryland. The name goes back to the 1786 land survey. Though the origin or meaning of the name is unknown, one popular story says that Brooke Beall and William Deakins, Jr., friends from Prince George's County were conducting separate surveys in the area at the time and "by accident" Deakins claimed land already surveyed by Beall. 8.75"x6", 248 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$295.00

The History of Charles County, Maryland, Written In Its Tercentenary Year of 1958
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The History of Charles County, Maryland, Written In Its Tercentenary Year of 1958

By Margaret Brown Klapthor and Paul Dennis Brown

Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 1995. BW5 - A facsimile reprint trade paperback book in very good condition that has some wrinkling and crease, light discoloration, and shelf wear. 8.5"x5.5", 204 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

The Land System in Maryland, 1720-1765

By Gould, Clarence P.

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1913. CX6 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, rubbing, chipping and stains, light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Series XXXI, No. I, Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science under the direction of the Departments of History, Politcal Economy, and Political Science. 9.5"x6", 106 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

Antietam Battlefield: The Pictures and the Story

By Martin L. Burgan

Sharpsburg, Maryland: Martin L. Burgan, 1928. L2 - A 2nd edition revised softcover book in good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkled, crease, moderate foxing and stains, discoloration and shelf wear. 7.75"x10", unpaged. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. 2nd Edition Revised. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$16.00

Baltimore: A Picture History, 1858-1968 (with a prologue)

By Beirne, Francis F. (Commentary by)

Baltimore, Maryland: Bodine & Associates, 1968. L1 - A first printing hardcover book signed by the author in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has price clipped, some wrinkling, chipping, and tears on the edges, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has foxing on the top page edges, light discoloration and shelf wear. Compiled under the auspices of The Maryland Historical Society a project in celebration of the 110th Anniversary of Hutzler's Baltimore. 11"x8.25", 185 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$7.50

Towson Bicentennial, 1768-1968

By Wilson, Hilda N. (Chairman, Bicentennial Committee)

Towson, Maryland: Junior Press, 1968. L1 - A comb-bound book in very good condition that has some scattered light smudge and stains on the cover, light tanning and shelf wear. Towson Bicentennial, 1768-1968, Then.... Now, Towson, Baltimore County, Maryland. 11"x8.5", 129 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Comb-Bound. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$13.00

Seven Kinds of Death
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Seven Kinds of Death

By Wilhelm, Kate

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992. BO3 - DJ has wrinkling and chipping on some edges and corners and light shelf wear otherwise fine. Book has wrinkling and chipping on the bottom edge of some inside pages otherwise fine. A Charlie Meiklejohn-Constance Leidl Mystery. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$2.50

Tales of Two Cities
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Tales of Two Cities

By Townsend, Camilla

Austin, Texas, U.S.A.: University of Texas Press, 2000. BO4 - Race and Economic Culture in Early Republican North and South America: Guayaquil, Ecuador, and Baltimore, Maryland. . Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.50

Tales of Two Cities
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Tales of Two Cities

By Townsend, Camilla

Austin, Texas, U.S.A.: University of Texas Press, 2000. BO3 - Black covered boards with silver lettering. Race and Economic Culture in Early Republican North and South America: Guayaquil, Ecuador, and Baltimore, Maryland. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.75

Tales of Two Cities
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Tales of Two Cities

By Townsend, Camilla

Austin, Texas, U.S.A.: University of Texas Press, 2000. AS2 - Race and Economic Culture in Early Republican North and South America: Guayaquil, Ecuador, and Baltimore, Maryland. . Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.50

Johnny of Johnnycake

By Carter, Katharine J.

New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., Inc., 1958. P5 - FIrst Edition. DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling, chipping, crease and tears on the edges, corners of the inside flaps tirmmed, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has wrinkling on the spine edges and cover corners, discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Simon, Howard. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.00