A History of Printing in Colonial Maryland 1686-1776.
Wroth, Lawrence C.

Baltimore: Printed by the Typothetae of Baltimore, 1922. One of 125 copies printed on Rives handmade paper, signed by the author. Decorations by Edward Edwards. Index. Spine a little browned. Ink signature. Otherwise a fine, clean copy. Full green crushed morocco. Gilt-decorated spine with raised bands, gilt-panelled covers, top edge gilt. Gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Large octavo. [18], 275, [3] pp. (Item ID: 15130)


Laid in was piece of paper, signed by John McLean, Sr. of New Rochelle, New York. McLean writes: “This is one of many such Books that I Hand-Tooled. it is covered in the Best French Levant. M.McL.” Also laid in is a black and white photograph of McLean and an unidentified man. A note on the verso reads: “You don’t need to keep this. Just thought you would like to see two good men, now in a happier land. Taker Nov 30-1949 when John retired.”

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