92 Chesapeake Views. John Werry. Award-winning photographer John Werry draws upon his 40-year love affair with the Chesapeake Bay to inspire a book with more than 200 stunning photographs of Chesapeake Bay scenes. Included in this visual tour are images of spectacular wildlife, watermen making their living, working boats, and classic boats on the Bay. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 204 photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4070-3 • hard cover • $34.99 Just Passing Through. Mick Blackistone. Photographs by Marion E. Warren. Photographs by renown photographer, the late MarionWarren, and insightful poetry by award-winning author Mick Blackistone. Black and white imagery of moments in time of people and places of the Chesapeake Bay region come alive in this book, revealing the warmth and spirit of living that is timeless in today’s world. Size: 8 1/2" x 8 1/2" • 63 b/w photos • 128 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3991-2 • soft cover • $14.99 Chesapeake Almanac: Following the Bay through the Seasons. John Page Williams, Jr. Il- lustrated by Alice Jane Lippson. Fishing enthusiasts discover how to catch more bluefish or white perch; bird watchers and hikers learn when to look for ospreys and geese. Cruising sailors learn why a great blue heron stalks the shallows in summer; canoeists discover when to look for wild marsh flowers. Answers many naturalists’ questions and much more! Size: 6" x 9" • 16 illustrations Index • 248 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-449-8 • soft cover • $14.95 Exploring the Chesapeake in Small Boats. John Page Williams, Jr. Descriptions of the bay’s waterways in relation to geology, ecology, and human history. Learn about water safety, boat selection, seamanship, motoring, rowing, paddling, and poling. Also a useful discussion of natural history gear, such as binoculars, field guides, cast nets, books, and maps. Size: 6" x 9" • 9 b/w photos & 9 maps Index • 200 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-429-0 • soft cover • $12.95 CHESAPEAKE BAY: ARCHITECTURE Lighting the Bay: Tales of Chesapeake Light- houses. Pat Vojtech. With more than 100 color pho- tographs and informative historical narrative, learn the human saga of life in the bay’s lighthouses. Heroic rescues, untimely deaths, daily tasks, battles with ice, cold, injury, and loneliness all comprise the difficult job of guarding the people and keeping the lights burning. Size: 9" x 12" • 104 color, 59 b/w photos & 1 map Index • 208 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-466-5 • hard cover • $34.95 CHESAPEAKE BAY: ARTS & CRAFTS Upper Chesapeake Bay Decoys and Their Mak- ers. David and Joan Hagan. The art of over 80 decoy makers in eastern Maryland is illustrated with beautiful photos of their work. Many decoys are accompanied by the portraits of the artists and recollections and reflections on their art and experiences. Size: 9" x 12" • 400+ photos • 216 pp. ISBN: 0-88740-258-5 • hard cover • $59.95 The Story of LemWard. GlennLawson,Photos by Tricia Veasy. American wildfowl art owes its foundation to Lem Ward. Growing up in the marshes of the Chesapeake Bay, this wood carver and painter (1896-1984) overcame severe illness to produce some of the best-loved wildfowl art extant today. Here Lem’s life story is told by his daughter Ida who was with him for almost the entire span of his artistic career. Size: 8 1/2’’ x 11’’ • 175 photos • 128 pp. ISBN: 0-88740-028-0 • hard cover • $35.00 CHESAPEAKE BAY: STORIES, LORE & HISTORY Choptank Odyssey: Celebrating a Great Chesapeake River. TomHorton,Photography by David W. Harp. Depicts the natural history, human history, science, and culture of the Delmarva Peninsula’s largest river. Explore the Choptank River—from its beginnings at upstream springs and farm ditches to its broad estuary below Cambridge, Maryland. Size:81/8"x91/8"•156colorphotos•160pp ISBN:978-0-7643-5000-9•hardcover $34.99 Fly Fishing the Tidewaters of Maryland’s Ches- apeake Bay: A Calendar Year of Stories, Spots, and Recipes. Brett Gaba. Enjoy a thoughtful, rural, and down-to-earth portrait of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay as seen by an avid fly fisherman. Each chapter is decorated with images of rich wood carvings by Danielle Spradley and vintage prints by A. Aubrey Bodine. The stories are punctuated with old wives’ tales and family recipes. Size: 6" x 9" • 37 b/w images • 256 pp ISBN13: 978-0-7643-4884-6 • hard cover $24.99 Chesapeake Crimes II. Donna Andrews & Maria Y. Lim, Editors. An eclectic mix of mysteries and murders, written by members of Chesapeake Sisters in Crime and other award-wining authors in mystery today. A must-read for anyone serious about murder mysteries. Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" • 168 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-582-2 • soft cover • $11.95 A Fright of Ghosts. Helen Chappell. A dead ex-hus- band drops in on his wife and assists a reporter in solving the mystery of Shellpile Island. Learn about a 300-year-old pirate, why the poverty-stricken residents all have new home additions and new trucks, and if the wife gets lured into a trap or gets out of this one alive. Size: 4 1/4" x 6 3/4" • 1 illus. • 192 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-581-5 • soft cover • $9.50 Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay and Other Tales of the Lost Chesapeake. Donald G. Shomette. After President Wilson issued a call to arms against Germany in 1917, the US began to build hundreds of merchant ships. The largest portion of that fleet came to rest on the muddy floor of Mallows Bay. Size: 6" x 9" • 71 b/w photos, 14 illustrations, 7 maps Index • 400 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-480-1 • hard cover • $29.99 Chesapeake Legacy: Tools and Traditions. Larry Chowning . Chesapeake Bay watermen had to be self-sufficient just to take care of their basic needs and make their livingonandaround thewater. Includes tales from the days of fishing under sail, reminiscences from women who survived in the waterman’s world, recipes for salting herring and cooking muskrat, and descrip- tions of distinctive fishing vessels from bygone eras. Size: 7" x 10" • 56 illustrations & 147 b/w photos 320 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3595-2 • soft cover • $29.99 Shipwrecks on the Chesapeake: Maritime Di- sasters on Chesapeake Bay and its Tributaries, 1608-1978. Donald G. Shomette. Disasters that occurred on the bay and in its tidewater region over a 370-year period spawned tales of bravery, courage, fortitude, cowardice, stupidity, and ineptitude. Liberally illustrated, this book includes a detailed chronology of all known disasters on the bay. Size: 6" x 9" • 7 b/w photos, 33 illus. & 8 maps Index • 336 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3818-2• soft cover • $19.99 Chesapeake Rumrunners of the Roaring Twen- ties. Eric Mills. Prohibition may have been the law of the land, but Chesapeake Bay country was awash in illegal alcohol. Marshes were teeming with hidden stills as bootleg liquor was smuggled throughout the waterways and adjoining countryside by daring men and the law. Read their tales. Size: 6" x 9" • 67 b/w photos, 1 map Index • 204 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-518-1 • hard cover • $25.95 The James Adams Floating Theatre. C. Richard Gillespie. James E. Adams, a farmer from Michigan, both taught himself to be a circus aerialist and de- cided to build a showboat that brought excitement and entertainment to isolated towns up and down the American East Coast in early twentieth-century. Read the boat’s history from its inception to its demise twenty-seven years later. Size: 7" x 10" • 56 b/w photos, 5 maps Index • 304 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-416-0 • hard cover • $28.95 Powerboat Racing on the Chesapeake. WilliamW. Mowbray. The drama of racing and the personalities of those involved are conveyed through first-hand expe- riences at regattas of limited, inboard racing classes of the American Power Boat Association (APBA) on the Chesapeake Bay for over thirty years. The appendix, listing boat names, owners, and classes, will be of interest to enthusiasts who follow their activities. Size: 6" x 9" • 60 b/w photos • Index • 128 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-473-3 • soft cover • $16.95 Chesapeake Sails: A History of Yachting on the Bay. Richard Henderson. Trace the popularity of sailing yachts, their famous designers, and other pleasure boats on the Chesapeake Bay, including today’s regattas and one-design events,. Features hull-line sketches, sail-plan drawings, and full-sail photos of the particular beauty of sailing yachts and the special joy of yachting. Size: 8" x 10" • 139 b/w photos, 128 illus. 2 maps • Index • 304 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-514-3 • hard cover • $39.95 Tidewater Triumph: The Development and Worldwide Success of the Chesapeake Bay Pilot Schooner. Geoffrey M. Footner. Pilot schooners of the bay built their legend in the 18th century as piloting and cargo ships. Variations of the “clipper" model of the Baltimore schooner continued the vessels’ reputation through the 19th century. Size: 8" x 10" • 129 b/w photos Glossary/Index • 310 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-511-2 • hard cover • $39.95 Deadrise and Cross-planked. Larry S Chown- ing. Enjoy the history of wooden Deadrise boat building, highlighting its role in Chesapeake Bay culture and providing deep insight to the builders who created these works of nautical ingenuity. More than 150 photographs reveal the traditional watermen’s’ lifestyle. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 139 b/w photos, 1 drawing Index • 180 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-588-4 • soft cover • $34.95 Schooner Sultana: Building a Chesa- peake Legacy. Drew McMullen. Photo- graphs by Lucian Niemeyer. Outstanding photographs provide an exciting visual presentation tracing the reproduction of the mighty Sultana (1767), from cutting lumber to sailing the bay. Size: 12" x 9" • 184 color photographs, 8 b/w illustrations, 3 maps • Index • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-538-9 • hard cover • $35.95 MIDDLE ATLANTIC: CHESAPEAKE BAY