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cover of Original Chesterfield King Cigarettes Advertisement featuring Hoppy Adams, circa 1955

Original Chesterfield King Cigarettes Advertisement featuring Hoppy Adams, circa 1955

by [Cigarette Ad Posters] Hoppy Adams (subject)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1955
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$2,200.00

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Durham, NC: Liggett and Myers, 1955. Vintage "Taste Great, Smokes Mild! says Hoppy Adams, The lively one on WANN Chesterfield King" four-color cigarette advertisement poster, circa 1955. One of the earliest examples of cigarette advertising targeting the African American market, featuring beloved disc jockey Hoppy Adams, one of the earliest and most popular disc jockeys to play "race music,"… Read more
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cover of Original program for a 1925 Baltimore City College vs. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute football game

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Baltimore: N.p., 1925. Vintage program for a Baltimore City College vs. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (or what Baltimoreans would call a "City vs. Poly") football game, held at the Baltimore Stadium in 1925. Included with the program is a ticket for the 1943 City vs. Poly game, as well as a small illustrated postcard showing the Polytechnic Institute in north… Read more
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$325.00
cover of John Waters: Indecent Exposure (Signed First Edition)

John Waters: Indecent Exposure (Signed First Edition)

by [John Waters] Kristen Hileman, Jonathan D. Katz, Robert Storr, Wofgang Tillmans (texts)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2018
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780520300477
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$325.00

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Baltimore and Oakland: Baltimore Museum of Art / University of California Press, 2018. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by John Waters on the title page to noted curator, Brenda Richardson, to whom Waters dedicated the catalog, "To Brenda - / My life time / art mentor / love / John Waters." From Richardson's collection. Published in conjunction with a… Read more
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cover of The Cone Collection of Baltimore - Maryland: Catalogue of Paintings - Drawings - Sculpture of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (First Edition)

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Baltimore: Etta Cone, 1934. First Edition. First Edition. From the collection of noted Baltimore Museum of Art curator Brenda Richardson, with a typescript gift inscription card to Richardson laid in, "BRENDA, / I THOUGHT YOU SHOULD HAVE A PRISTINE COPY OF THIS. / HAPPY 20TH! / WENDY T." One of the most distinguished art curators and historians of… Read more
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$450.00
cover of Original flyer for a concert at the James Brown Motor Inn, Baltimore, 1970

Original flyer for a concert at the James Brown Motor Inn, Baltimore, 1970

by [African American]

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Published
1970
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Vintage flyer for a concert held at the James Brown Motor Inn in Baltimore, 1970. Billed as "A World Series Special Show," the concert would have been held on either Saturday, October 10, in conjunction with Game One of the 1970 World Series (which itself took place at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati), or Saturday, October 17,… Read more
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cover of The American Arms Collector (Complete run of 8 magazine issues, one signed by the editors)

The American Arms Collector (Complete run of 8 magazine issues, one signed by the editors)

by Benet, Jr., Hugh and William E. Codd, James L. Sangston, Norman W. Och, Ray Riling, Peter Copeland, Richard Randall, Jr., Robert Wheeler (editors, contributors)

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Published
1958
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$325.00

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Towson, MD: The Collectors' Press, 1958. Complete run of 8 issues of the short-lived firearms enthusiast magazine, published in Maryland. Volume 1 Number 1 SIGNED on the Contents page by editors Benet and Codd in 1991. The magazine saw little light, had limited distribution, and only ran for a year and a half, but its content was… Read more
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cover of The American Language, Supplements One and Two (Hardcover, two volumes)

The American Language, Supplements One and Two (Hardcover, two volumes)

by H.L. Mencken

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Published
1948
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$375.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948. First printing of this edition. Both volumes Near Fine in Very Good plus dust jackets. Toning to the spine and rear panel, and brief chipping to the jacket spine (Supplement One); jacket with cello-tape to the panels, flaps, and board edges, else Near Fine (Supplement Two).
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cover of Red Baker (First Edition, review copy)

Red Baker (First Edition, review copy)

by Robert Ward

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1985
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385195386
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$45.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1985. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's material laid in. Set in the early 1980s in Baltimore, Maryland, and about the steel industry. Author's fourth novel. Jacket design by the prolific Paul Bacon. Foxing to the page edges and endpapers, else Near Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. … Read more
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cover of The Best and Worst of Steadman: A Collection of Stories by the Sports Editor of The Baltimore News American (Signed First Edition)

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Baltimore, MD: Press Box Publishers, 1974. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: "Fond wishes / John Steadman." Collects stories and articles from his columns. Author of the well received football titles, "Baltimore Colts," and "Miracle Men of Football." Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Spine ends lightly bumped. Light rubbing… Read more
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$40.00
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History of Maryland (Hardcover)

by James; McSherry Bartlett B. James (edited and continued by)

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Published
1904
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$15.00

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Baltimore: The Baltimore Book Company, 1904. Octavo. First printing of this edition. Publisher's green cloth with gilt spine title. Very Good plus with no dust jacket. Light bumping and rubbing at the extremities, attractive bookplate on the front endpaper. McSherry begins the historical account of Maryland with the first settlement by Lord Baltimore in the 1600s, and James continues… Read more
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Washington Seen: A Photographic History, 1875-1965 (First Edition)

by Miller, Frederic M. and Howard Gillette, Jr.

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1995
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780801849794
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$15.00

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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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cover of Sunup to Sundown: Watermen of the Chesapeake (Signed Hardcover)

Sunup to Sundown: Watermen of the Chesapeake (Signed Hardcover)

by Mick; Blackistone James Parker (photographs)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1991
ISBN
9780962772627
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$15.00

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Annapolis, MD: Blue Crab Press, 1991. Second printing (the first was by Acropolis Books in 1991). INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication on the front endpaper: "To -- / Think of those who work the water. Enjoy and best of luck / Mick Blackistone / 12/91." Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Jacket is… Read more
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