Baltimore, Jewel of the Chesapeake: A Contemporary Portrait
by Grauer, Neil A.
Chatsworth, CA: Windsor Publications, Inc, 1991. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 4to. "Longtime resident and author Neil Grauer provides a contemporary view of this unique city ... by remembering Baltimore's prominent citizens, like Johns Hopkins and H.L. Mencken, and its more obscure residents, like Edward Warren - the 13 year old boy who hovered above applauding onlookers during the first manned balloon ascension in the U.S., in June 1784. The engaging narrative is complemented by over 140 color photographs" (jacket). Fine white cloth covered boards with gilt title to front and spine panels. Previous owner's writing to front free end page. Very light damp staining to bottom edge of rear board. Else is clean and bright and filled with full color illustrations throughout. In Near fine blue illustrated dust jacket with blue and yellowe title to front and to spine. Slight edgewear to dust jacket. Index, 256 pages. Very nice title. Baltimore. BALT/11122. (Inventory #: 29523)
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