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COASTAL REGIONS: THE CHESAPEAKE
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"x10"•56b/wphotos,5maps
Index • 304pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-416-0 • hard cover
•$28.95
TheWatermen of the Chesapeake Bay
2nd
Edition.
John Hurt Whitehead, III. Some days
the watermen keep you in stitches with tall tales
and keen wit. Other days you learn something
from them about equipment depreciation or the
migratory habits of the blue crab. One thing’s
for sure–you’ll never be bored.
Size:9"x12"•191colorphotos•168pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-374-3•hardcover•$34.95
Dancing with the Tide: Watermen of the Ches-
apeake
Mick Blackistone. As few sons and daughters
follow the footsteps of their parents today, the people
who can convey the traditions of the watermen is
quickly diminishing. Engaging photographs highlight
this documentary of a year in the life of the harvesters
of the Chesapeake Bay.
Size:6"x9"•64b/wphotos• Index•280pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-532-7•hardcover•$24.95
Harvesting the Chesapeake: Tools and Tradi-
tions
Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition.
Larry
S. Chowning. With 233 photos and sketches, this
second edition represents the most comprehensive
study of the Chesapeake Bay’s fisheries, but it is far
more. It records the pictures and recollections of the
homespun tales of the hardy men and women who
have lived and worked along the shores of the nation’s
largest estuary.
Size:7"x10"•233b/wphotos• Index•304pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-634-8•softcover•$29.99
Chesapeake Men: Sharing Stories & Memories
Don Parks. Meet eleven men of Maryland’s Eastern
Shore who relied on the Chesapeake to make their
livelihood. Experiencing devastating storms, misfortune,
and harrowing escapes, their stories will both enlighten
and entertain. By recounting their memories, they
provide a deeper understanding of the Chesapeake.
Size:7"x10"•43photos•128pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4461-9•softcover•$24.99
Chesapeake Women: Their Stories — Their
Memories
Don Parks. Meet eleven men of Maryland’s
Eastern Shore who relied on the Chesapeake to make
their livelihood. Experiencing devastating storms,
misfortune, and harrowing escapes, their stories
will both enlighten and entertain. By recounting their
memories, they provide a deeper understanding of
the Chesapeake and her people.
Size:7"x10"•67color&19b/w images•128pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4701-6•softcover•$24.99
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"x12"•400+photos•216pp.
ISBN:0-88740-258-5•hardcover•$59.95
The Story of LemWard
Glenn Lawson, Pho-
tographs 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:81/2’’x11’’•175photos
Index • 128pp.
ISBN:0-88740-028-0•hardcover•$35.00
Decoys of the Mid-Atlantic Region
Henry A.
Fleckenstein, Jr. Bird decoys of the American Mid-At-
lantic region shown in clear photographs and historical
facts that help date hand-made decoys of antique and
modern origin. There is an explanation of howweights
are used, how condition affects value, suggestions
on repairing decoys, a complete list of makers, and
recommended reading. After a full discussion of
the decoys, Mr. Fleckenstein includes suggestions
on repairing decoys, a complete list of makers, and
recommended reading.
Size: 7" x 10" • 750+ birds illustrated Index • 256pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0597-2 • soft cover • $24.95
Maryland Landscapes
.KennethBasile.Takeaphoto-
graphic journeyacrossMaryland.From itsbeachesonthe
AtlanticcoastlineandtheChesapeakeBayinthesummerto
thevibrantfallcolorsofthemountainsofwesternMaryland,
48imagesprovideabeautifuloverviewandanappreciation
of the many interesting facets of this geographic region.
Size:6x6•48color images•96pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4721-4•hardcover•$9.99
The U. S. Naval Academy: In Post-
card
s. Randall W. Bannister. U.S. Naval
Academy as it was between 1900 and
1930, in 476 period postcard views that
show how the campus, was transformed,
befitting the country’s new global status
as a maritime power. Admire naval ships
on the Severn River and the uniformed
men in training and sports activities.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 476 color photos •
postcardvalues/Index•196pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3108-4•hardcover•$39.99
Greetings from Annapolis
Mary
Martin & Nathaniel Wolfgang-Price.
Vintage postcards take readers on a
journey here from the 1900s through
the 1950s. See the State House, the
Liberty Tree, St. John’s College, the
Hammond-Harwood House, Peggy
Stewart House, and more.
Size:9"x6"•151postcard images
PriceGuide•128pp.• ISBN:0-7643-2600-7•softcover•$19.95
Annapolis Reflections
James Tigner,
Jr.. Over 240 color photos display views
of sidewalk and harbor scenes, store
fronts, houses, doorways, St. John’s
College, and the well-known United
States Naval Academy. This book pro-
vides both a visual tour and memorable
souvenir of Maryland’s state capital.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 243 photos • 128pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3157-2 • hard cover
•$29.99
Baltimore: A History in Post-
cards
Mary Martin & Nathaniel Wolf-
gang-Price. Over 200 vintage black
and white and hand tinted postcards
showcase some of the sights that have
made Baltimore famous the world over.
Size:11"x81/2"•200+vintagepostcards
PriceGuide•128pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2489-6•softcover•$24.95
HavredeGrace:APhotoAlbum
Leon
NicholasKalas.Avirtualtourofpicturesque
Havre de Grace, Maryland, a charming
town on the Chesapeake Bay. Local his-
tory and charm are preserved through
Victorian homes, festivals, and antique
shops. Over 200 color photographs will
helpyouexperiencetheuniquecharacter
and natural beauty of Havre de Grace.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 222 color photos •
Index•80pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2863-3•hardcover•$24.99
Greetings from Havre de Grace
.
David Craig & Mary L. Martin. The
“Harbor of Hope" on the Chesapeake
Baydocumented in265postcard images
from the early 20th century, including
the famous “double-decker bridge," the
Concord Point Lighthouse, and boating
scenes. Size:11"x81/2"•265postcard
images • 128pp. • ISBN: 0-7643-2333-4
•softcover•$24.95
Memories of Chesapeake Beach
& North Beach, Maryland
James
Tigner, Jr. Chesapeake Beach and North
Beach were two of the most popular
bay resorts for many years. Visitors from
Washington D.C. and Baltimore poured
into the towns each summer, transport-
ed by rail and steamboat service. other
memorabilia.Size:11"x81/2"
234color
images
PriceGuide
128pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2768-1
softcover
$24.95
Delaware and Maryland Beaches:
1905 - 1965
Lee Dixon. Through over
480 vintage postcards from the early
1900s into the 1960s, visit the historic
coastal waters of Delaware and Mary-
land. Whether Ocean City, Rehoboth, St.
Augustine, Bower’s, Lewes or Bethany
beaches, people fell in love and made
their way back again and again.
Size:11"x81/2"•488postcards•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2753-7•softcover•$29.95
Greetings from Ocean City, Mary-
land
Mary L. Martin & Nathaniel
Wolfgang-Price. Look back at favorite
attractions like the Boardwalk, Fish-
ing Pier, Atlantic Hotel, Ocean City
Life-Saving Station, and nearby Ocean
Downs Raceway, Frontier Town, and
Assateague Island.
Size:11"x81/2"•200postcards•112pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2656-1•soft •$19.95
City on the Sand: Ocean City, Maryland, and the
PeopleWhoBuiltIt
MaryCorddry.Agroupofbusinessmen
heldthegrandopeningofafive-storyframebuildingcalled
theAtlanticHotel in1875,andofferedsurrounding lotsfor
sale at $25 each. An appealing portrait that explains this
outstanding resort that has been a magnet to vacationers
formorethanacentury. Size:6"x9"•10b/wphotos,22
illustrations • 2 maps • Index • 208pp.• ISBN: 978-0-
7643-3820-5•softcover•$16.99
Delaware Reflections
Scott D. Butch-
er. The essence of the Delaware coast
is capture in over 240 of the author’s
stunning photographs of Lewes, Re-
hoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany
Beach, and Fenwick Island, as well as
state parks at Cape Henlopen, Dela-
ware Seashore, and Fenwick Island.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 242 color photos
128pp.• ISBN:978-0-7643-3200-5hard
cover • $29.99
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