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Columbia's Daughters

Columbia's Daughters

Girlhood Embroidery from the District of Columbia

By Gloria Seaman Allen

Gloria Seaman Allen applies her formidable research and narrative skills to the fledgling District of Columbia, bringing to light heretofore unknown details and full-color images for nearly 130 samplers and ...

2012; Chesapeake Book Company; Clothbound, 8 1/2" X 11"
ISBN: 978-0-9823049-5-2

Price: $65.00

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Cannibalism, Headhunting and Human Sacrifice in North America

Cannibalism, Headhunting and Human Sacrifice in North America

A vivid account of the barbaric practices of Native Americans and European explorers and colonists.

By George Franklin Feldman

This riveting volume dispels the sanitized history surrounding Native American practices toward their enemies that preceded the European exploration and colonization of North America. We abandon truth when we gloss ...

2008; Alan C. Hood & Co., Inc.; 6"x 9"; 272 pages; Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-911469-33-2

Price: $20.00

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Bundling

Bundling

Its Origin, Progress & Decline in America

By Henry Reed Stiles

Bundling was an important part of American courting life, enjoyed by all good country maids and men and blessed by honest folk. During the nineteenth century, many elders clothed bundling ...

1871; Chapman Billies; 5"x 7"; 146 pages; Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-939218-23-3

Price: $10.00

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Epitaphs To Remember

Epitaphs To Remember

By Janet Greene

In earlier times, people felt the need to leave a permanent record of who they were and what they stood for. Nowadays people tend to keep quiet about those things, ...

1962; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 5.50"x 8.50"; 120 pages; Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-911469-10-3

Price: $12.95

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True Story of Saint Nicholas, The

True Story of Saint Nicholas, The

By Rebecca Benson Haskell
Illustrated by Elizabeth Durham Goodhue

Santa Claus is real.

His name comes from the Dutch colloquial Sinterklaas, a short way of saying Sint Nicolaas. This charming book, ideal for under the Christmas tree, is ...

2006; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 5.5"x 8.5"; 32 pages; Hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-911469-29-5

Price: $16.00

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Anacostia

Anacostia

The Death & Life of an American River

By John R. Wennersten

Located in Washington, D. C., the Anacostia River is a poster child for America's tragically neglected, abused urban waterways. There are compelling ethical grounds for remedying this river's environmental problems, ...

2008; Chesapeake Book Company; 6"x9"; 304 pages; Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-9635159-6-4

Price: $20.00

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Chesapeake Watershed, The

Chesapeake Watershed, The

A Sense of Place and a Call to Action

By Ned Tillman

Extensive and fragile, the Chesapeake Bay watershed is one of the fastest growing and most endangered regions in the country. Here accomplished environmental scientist and lifelong ourdoorsman Ned Tillman issues ...

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ISBN: 978-0-9823049-0-7

Price: $16.00

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Cross-Class Alliances And The Birth Of Modern Liberalism

Cross-Class Alliances And The Birth Of Modern Liberalism

Maryland's Workers, 1865-1916

By George B. Jr. DuBois

Spanning the years 1865 to 1916 when the industrial revolution took hold, this book, one of the rare state level studies of labor and politics, explains how workers discarded outworn ...

2008; Chesapeake Book Company; 6"x 9"; 336 pages; Hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-9635159-8-8

Price: $35.00

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Sotterley: Her People and Their Worlds

Sotterley: Her People and Their Worlds

Three Hundred Years of a Maryland Plantation

By David G. Brown

The story of Sotterley plantation in St. Mary's County began shortly after the founding of Maryland and continued over three centuries that saw it rise from humble beginnings, prosper in ...

2010; Chesapeake Book Company; 6"x 9"; 116 pages; Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-9823049-1-4

Price: $17.00

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Washington Sketchbook

Washington Sketchbook

Drawings by Robert L. Dickinson, 1917-1918

By Gail Dickerson Spilsbury

New York physician Robert L. Dickinson, a lover of nature and a prolific artist, served with the War Department in Washington during World War I and while there explored both ...

2011; Chesapeake Book Company; 9 1/2 x 10 1/2; 196 pages, 38 full-color and 46 black-and-white illustrations, photographs, and diagrams; 18" x 24" foldout map in back pocket; notes; bibliography; paperback (gatefold cover)
ISBN: 978-0-9823049-3-8

Price: $30.00

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Strange Engine Of War

Strange Engine Of War

The "Winans" Steam Gun and the Civil War in Maryland

By John W. Lamb

In the spring of 1861, with secession in full flower and Baltimore occupied by General Benjamin “Beast” Butler’s nervous Union troops, reports emerged that southern sympathizers there possessed a terrible ...

2011; Chesapeake Book Company; 6" x 9"; 96 pages; paper; illustrations; notes; index;
ISBN: 978-0-9823049-2-1

Price: $12.50

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