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Building the James Brice House

The Maryland Historical Trust Press publishes and sells technical reports, books, maps, posters, videotapes, and educational materials. The MHT's list of publications is provided below. Click on the cover to see an enlargement.

For more information on MHT Press publications, contact Bernadette Pruitt at (410) 697-9583.

 

 

 

  • Along the Seaboard Side: An Architectural History of Worcester County, Maryland
  • Paul Touart (1994)
  • Relates the county's rich architectural history and explores themes that have shaped Eastern Shore life. B&W photos, illustrations, bibliography, glossary, index. Hardcover. 480 pp.
  • $45.00
  •    $30.00
  • Annapolis: City on the Severn
  • Jane Wilson McWilliams (2011)
  • This meticulously researched volume explores Annapolis from its settlement in 1650 to its historic preservation campaign of the late twentieth century. It describes the innermost workings of Maryland's capital city – its social, civic and religious institutions; its powerful political leaders; and, its art, architecture, and neighborhoods. Hardcover. 478pp.
  • $45.00
  •    $30.00
  • Anne Arundel’s Legacy: The Historic Properties of Anne Arundel County
  • Donna Ware (1990)
  • Illustrated account of the County’s historic buildings, archeological sites and watercraft. Softcover. 199 pp.
  • $19.95
  •    $15.00
  • Archaeological Excavations at the Antietam Iron Furnace Complex, Washington County, Maryland
  • Susan Winter Frye (1984)
  • Investigations at the 18th century iron furnace. Spiral bound. 233 pp.
  • $10.00
  • Archaeological Investigations at Susquehanna: A 19th-Century Farm Complex Aboard Patuxent River Naval Air Station, St. Mary's County, Maryland
  • Julia A. King (1989)
  • Maps, drawings, and photographs of artifacts. Softcover. 137 pp.
  • $15.00
  • An Archaeological Resource Management Plan for the Southern Maryland Region
  • Dennis Pogue and Michael Smolek (1985; reprinted 1990)
  • Planning tool addressing historic and prehistoric resources of the tri-county area. Spiral bound. 165 pp.
  • $15.00
  • An Archaeological Study of the Patuxent Drainage
  • Laurie Cameron Steponaitis (1983)
  • Survey of historic and prehistoric resources in the Patuxent River watershed. Spiral bound. 308 pp.
  • $20.00
  • An Archaeological Survey of a Portion of St. Leonard's Town
  • Robert Hurry (1991)
  • Survey of historic and prehistoric resources within the abandoned Patuxent River town. Drawings and photographs. Bibliography. Artifact catalog. 82 pp.
  • $11.00
  • Archeology!
  • Hettie Ballweber (1996)
  • A text describing modern archeology for young readers. Softcover. 74 pp.
  • $9.95
  • The Architecture of Baltimore: An Illustrated History
  • Mary Ellen Hayward & Frank R. Shivers, Jr., editors (2004)
  • A comprehensive guide to Baltimore's architectural heritage—both standing and lost—that offers insights into the history of Baltimore itself. B&W photos, illustrations, index. Hardcover. 416 pp.
  • $55.00
  •    $35.00
  • At the Crossroads: The Architectural History of Wicomico County, Maryland
  • Paul Baker Touart (2008)
  • This comprehensive work is the foremost source on local history and architecture in Wicomico County. This inventory of approximately 600 sites illustrates the architectural and social history of the county. It focuses on the unique geography of the county, while also following greater trends in state and national architectural styles.
  • $50.00
  •    $30.00
  • Baltimore's Cast-Iron Buildings and Architectural Ironwork
  • James D. Dilts and Catharine F. Black (1991, reprinted 2000)
  • An industrial and architectural history of the Baltimore region's iron tradition, from the colonial era through the 1950s. Includes details of how the material was derived, fabricated, and erected, as well as reprinted catalogs from the 1850s and 1860s. Illustrations, index. Softcover. 101 pp.
  • $30.00
  •    $20.00
  • Bel Air: An Architectural and Cultural History, 1782-1945
  • Marilynn Larew (1995)
  • An architectural history of one of Maryland's unique small towns. Historic and modern photos, inventory, glossary, index. Hardcover. 298 pp.
  • $27.00
  •    $18.00
  • Building the James Brice House 1767-1774
  • Orlando Ridout IV (2013)
  • This beautifully illustrated book places the Brice House in Annapolis, Maryland in its historical and architectural context. It also features a color reproduction of James Brice’s entire account book with a detailed index. The James Brice house is one of the grandest and most stylish houses built in colonial America.
  • $30.00
  •    $20.00
  • Carroll's Heritage: Essays on the Architecture of a Piedmont Maryland County
  • Joe Getty (1987)
  • Reveals the county's rich agricultural and industrial heritage through its historic architecture. Photos, illustrations, glossary, index. Softcover. 114 pp.
  • $12.00
  •    $8.00
  • Chevy Chase: A Home Suburb for the Nation's Capital
  • Kimberly Prothro Williams & Elizabeth Jo Lampl (1998)
  • Illustrated account of one of the country's premier suburbs. Maps, illustrations, photographs, index. Softcover. 168 pp.
  • $30.00
  •    $20.00
  • A Cultural Resource Management Plan for the Lower Delmarva Region of Maryland
  • Thomas Davidson (1981)
  • Prehistory and history of the lower Delmarva region. Spiral bound. 111 pp.
  • $13.00
  • Defensible Decision Making: Preservation Commissions and the Law
  • Maryland Historical Trust (2001)
  • A video and workbook to help preservation commissions understand historic preservation law. Illustrated, softcover workbook, 45 pp. 23-minute video.
  • $10.00
  •    $5.00
  • The Discovery and Archeological Investigation of the Benjamin Banneker Homestead (18BA282), Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Robert J. Hurry (2002)
  • Details archeological discoveries that reveal tangible evidence of Banneker's homestead and yield new insight into the life and times of this important figure. Illustrations, photographs, tables, appendices, index. Softcover. 244 pp.
  • $15.00
  •    $10.00
  • Druid Hill Park: The Heart of Historic Baltimore
  • Eden Unger Bowditch and Anne Draddy (2008)
  • This beautifully illustrated history tells the story of Druid Hill Park, one of the first public parks in America, from the seventeenth century until today. The Park is significant not only for its design and historic structures, but also for setting a precedent for future public parks. Softcover. 160 pages.
  • $19.99
  •    $12.00
  • Doing Good to Posterity: The Move of the Capital of Maryland from St. Mary's City to Ann Arundell Towne, Now Called Annapolis
  • Edward C. Papenfuse (1995)
  • A view of events leading to the 1695 transfer of Maryland's seat of government. Illustrated. Index. Softcover. 30 pp.
  • $7.00
  •    $5.00
  • Feast of the Dead: Aboriginal Ossuaries in Maryland
  • Dennis C. Curry (1999)
  • A compilation of data from Maryland's three dozen known ossuaries and an examination of what these unique mortuary features may mean. Maps, illustrations, photographs, glossary, index. Softcover. 120 pp.
  • $15.00
  •    $10.00
  • Free Blacks on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland: The Colonial Period, 1662-1775
  • Thomas Davidson (2nd edition 1991)
  • Historical and archaeological research project on the non-slave African American population. Spiral bound. 116 pp.
  • $11.00
  • From Bridge to Boardwalk: An Audio Tour of Maryland's Eastern Shore
  • Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation (2004)
  • The tour includes two CDs with over two hours of interviews with Eastern Shore personalities, historical recordings, music, and ambient sound. The accompanying book includes a pull-out map, essays, photographs, and tips to finding local arts and cultural treasures. Spiral Bound. 76 pp. with CDs.
  • $24.95
  •    $15.00
  • From Paths to Plats: The Development of Annapolis, 1651-1718
  • Anthony D. Lindauer (1997)
  • Narrative on the early development of Annapolis. B& W photos, illustrations, notes, index. Softcover. 30 pp.
  • $7.00
  •    $5.00
  • Historic Bridges of Maryland
  • Dixie Legler & Carol M. Highsmith (2002)
  • A brilliantly illustrated account of these treasured landmarks that have dramatically shaped Maryland's landscape. Color photographs, index. Hardcover. 136 pp.
  • $38.00
  •    $25.00
  • Historical Archaeology of the 17th-Century Chesapeake: A Guide to Sources
  • Michael Smolek, et al. (1984)
  • Provides intersite comparisons and gives a basis for future research and preservation activity. Spiral bound. 65 pp.
  • $10.00
  • Illustrated Inventory of Historic Sites, Prince George's County, Maryland
  • M-NCPPC (1993)
  • Presents the 260 historic sites designated by the Prince George's County historic preservation ordinance. Spiral bound. 206 pp.
  • $7.50
  •    $5.00
  • I'm Going Down County: An Architectural Journey Through St. Mary's County
  • Kirk E. Ranzetta (2010)
  • This comprehensive work chronicles how the county's historic buildings—homes, churches, stores, tobacco barns, lighthouses, schools and more—played a major role the exceptional events and everyday lives of county residents. It also includes a detailed inventory of hundreds of historic properties in the county. Photographs, illustrations, maps, index. Hardcover. 320 pages.
  • $35.00
  •    $20.00
  • In Full Glory Reflected: Discovering the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake
  • Ralph E. Eshelman and Burton K. Kummerow (2012)
  • The story of the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake, told through places and landscapes where the action occurred. 252 pp.
  • $24.99
  •    $20.00
  • King's Reach and 17th-Century Plantation Life
  • Dennis Pogue (1990)
  • Site of an abandoned Patuxent River tobacco plantation. Drawings. Photographs. Selected as a senior text by several Maryland high schools. Illustrations, glossary, reading list. Softcover. 33 pp.
  • $5.95
  • A Layperson's Guide to Historical Archaeology in Maryland
  • James G. Gibb, ed. (1999)
  • A popular guide to the “hows” and “whys” of historical archeology. Softcover. 80 pp.
  • $7.95
  • Making Dead Oysters Talk: Techniques for Analyzing Oysters from Archaeological Sites
  • Bretton W. Kent (Revised, 1992)
  • Spiral-bound laboratory manual. 76 pp.
  • $10.00
  • A Management Plan for the Archaeological Resources of the Upper Delmarva Region of Maryland
  • Jay Custer (1983)
  • Study and planning tool for the region's historic and prehistoric resources. Spiral bound. 171 pp.
  • $14.00
  • Maryland Aloft: A Celebration of Aviators, Airfields and Aerospace
  • Edmund Preston, Barry A. Lanman, and John R. Breihan (2003)
  • Presents the people and places exemplifying Maryland's rich aviation history. Photographs, notes, index, aviation resources directory. Hardcover. 200 pp.
  • $35.00
  •    $20.00
  • Maryland Lighthouses of the Chesapeake Bay--An Illustrated History
  • F. Ross Holland, Jr. (1997)
  • Presents the development of each Chesapeake Bay lighthouse. Photographs, maps, illustrations, index. Hardcover. 200 pp.
  • $32.95
  •    $20.00
  • The Money Crop: Calvert County after the Tobacco Buyout
  • Anne Sundermann, et al. (2005)
  • Listen to words of farm owners, tenants and others as they discuss the past and future of tobacco farming which was significant both economically and culturally to Calvert County. Hardcover. Photographs, glossary, index. 111 pages.
  • $25.00
  •    $15.00
  • Patapsco: Life along Maryland's Historic River Valley
  • Alison Kahn and Peggy Fox (2008)
  • Maryland’s Patapsco River valley saw the birth of industry in Maryland, the nation's first railroad, and the nation's first cross-country highway. Gain a sense of the cultural legacy of the region through the memories of its elders from all walks of life. Softcover. 261 pages.
  • $30.00
  •    $20.00
  • Myrtle Point: The Changing Land and People of a Lower Patuxent River Community
  • Stuart A. Reeve, et al. (1992)
  • Comprehensive look at the ecology, history, and archeological resources in the lower Patuxent River. Illustrations, artifact catalog, inventory, bibliography. 220 pp.
  • $18.00
  • Places from the Past: The Tradition of Gardez Bien in Montgomery County, Maryland
  • Clare Lise Cavicchi (2001)
  • Illustrates the broad range of historic buildings, communities, and sites in the county. B&W photos, illustrations, bibliography, glossary, index. Softcover. 357 pp.
  • $35.00
  •    $20.00
  • A Preliminary Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey of Londontown Publik House and Gardens and Twelve-Acre Expansion, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
  • Mary Folsom Barse (1986)
  • Archeological survey at the 18th century site. Spiral bound. 130 pp.
  • $7.00
  • Prince George's County African-American Heritage Survey
  • Susan Pearl (1996)
  • Presents individual properties and communities that are significant to the African-American history of Prince George's County. Spiral bound. 166 pp.
  • $5.00
  • Providence 1649: The History and Archaeology of Anne Arundel County Maryland's First European Settlement
  • Al Luckenbach (1995)
  • Color photographs, illustrations, index. Softcover. 34 pp.
  • $7.00
  •    $5.00
  • Railroad Ties: Industry and Culture in Hagerstown, Maryland
  • Susan Levitas, editor (1994)
  • Study of the railroad's impact in Hagerstown from c. 1890 to 1950. Historic and modern photos, illustrations, maps. Softcover. 64 pp.
  • $14.00
  •    $7.00
  • Sites and Insights: Archeological Discoveries at the Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
  • Cassandra Michaud (2000)
  • Discover the many ways that archeological research at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum in Calvert County, Maryland, has woven a rich tapestry of stories illuminating the property's diverse past. Softbound. Photos, maps, illustrations. 40 pp.
  • $6.00
  •    $4.00
  • Somerset: An Architectural History
  • Paul Baker Touart (1990)
  • Interprets buildings as they relate to historic themes that have shaped Eastern Shore life. Photographs, inventory, maps. Softcover. 424 pp.
  • $25.00
  •    $15.00
  • A Survey of Artifact Collections from Central Southern Maryland
  • Jeffery Wanser (1982)
  • A study of prehistoric sites in the lower Potomac drainage. Spiral bound. 225 pp.
  • $16.00
  • Three Centuries of Maryland Architecture
  • (1982)
  • Collection of ten papers on various topics. Illustrated. Softcover. 91 pp.
  • $3.00
  • Where Land and Water Intertwine: An Architectural History of Talbot County, Maryland
  • Christopher Weeks, ed. (1984)
  • A narrative history of the county connecting historical events to the area's architectural heritage. B&W photos, illustrations, index. Softcover. 264 pp.
  • $19.95
  •    $12.00
  • Yearbook of Archeology #1
  • State Highway Administration (1993)
  • 21 identification surveys and 4 evaluations studies. Bibliography. Index. Softcover. 140 pp.
  • $8.00
  •    $5.00
  • Yearbook of Archeology #2
  • State Highway Administration (1993)
  • Maryland SHA findings in summary form. Softcover. 89 pp.
  • $8.00
  •    $5.00
  • Yearbook of Archaeology #3
  • State Highway Administration (1994)
  • 27 SHA reports. Illustrated. 114 pp.
  • $8.00
  •    $5.00
  • Yearbook of Archaeology #5 (1995)
  • State Highway Administration (2002)
  • 28 SHA reports from 1995. Bibliography, photos, illustrations. Softcover. 90 pp.
  • $8.00
  •    $5.00
  • Yearbook of Archaeology #8 (1998)
  • State Highway Administration (2002)
  • 22 SHA reports from 1998. Bibliography, photos, illustrations. Softcover. 68 pp.
  • $8.00
  •    $5.00
  • Yearbook of Archaeology #9 (1999)
  • State Highway Administration (2002)
  • 14 SHA reports from 1999. Bibliography, photos, illustrations. Softcover. 47 pp.
  • $8.00
  •    $5.00
  • You Should Have Been Here Yesterday: A Guide to Cultural Documentation in Maryland
  • Elaine Eff, ed. (1995)
  • Outlines how to plan, execute, and preserve oral histories. Photographs, illustrations, bibliography, index. Softcover. 89 pp.
  • $10.00
  •    $5.00