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    [Photography]. [Brantz Mayer]. Baltimore: Past and Present... Baltimore, 1871. First edition. With albumen portraits.

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    [Photography]. [Brantz Mayer]. Baltimore: Past and Present, with Biographical Sketches of Its Representative Men. Baltimore: Richardson & Bennett, 1871. First edition. With albumen portraits. Octavo. 562 pages. With engraved title-page and numerous albumen portraits of prominent Baltimore citizens by Bendann Brothers Studios inserted (most were taken from portrait sittings; deceased subjects are reproductions of paintings). Bound in publisher's full dark brown morocco over sculpted beveled boards, boards elaborately paneled in blind and gilt, spine paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, four raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endleaves. Front joint starting, some wear to binding, some toning, foxing to text and plates. Gift inscription in purple pencil. Still, a good copy of this ambitious book.

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    October, 2013
    17th Thursday
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