Baltimore: William & Wilkins, 1915. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7. Very Good / Issued without dust jackets. Item #10829
Scarce 1st Edition of this Eastern Shore of Maryland history.
Two volumes complete.
Green cloth gilt. Square Tight Bindings. Clean interiors. Frontispiece portraits in each volume, I with a portrait of Samuel Harrison, The Eastern Shore's most important historian and author of these volumes. Volume II has the portrait of Oswald Tilghman, who edited Harrison's papers and was a former Confederate Army officer and great-grandson of Lt. Col. Tench Tilghman, aide de camp to George Washington during the American Revolution.
Bindings with light rubbing and edge wear. Gilt on spines faded. Corners bumped, with cloth worn. Signature of Tilghman Price to front end paper of each volume with a p/o bookplate to front pastedown of Volume II.
A scarce and desirable set.