Very Good. Item #002659
Chestertown: Washington College, 1931. First Edition. Signed twice by author: blue ink "Sincerely yours, William R. Howell" under photographic frontispiece; specific inscription on front free endpaper: "To Harry Clifton Byrd, President, University of Maryland, With highest personal regards from the author, William R. Howell." Octavo; xiii + 199pp, including bibliography. One map + six photographs of significant historical buildings. Pasted-in errata slip. Navy blue cloth with gold lettering on spine
Boards show slight wear to corners; one small button-sized stain (paint?) on front panel. Brown endpapers have tanned adjacent white pages; textblock very lightly tanned throughout.
President Byrd of Howell's gift inscription is the honoree of "Byrd Stadium" on the University of Maryland Campus.