Independence: Lambert Moon Printing Co., 1928. First Edition. Full cloth. Octavo. 215 pages. Good+. Bound in green cloth over boards with upper board titled and ruled in gilt. Binding shows rubbing and a few small holes along upper joint, some apparent silverfish tracing on both boards, and some minor rubs at extremities. Front hinge a little tender but all holding well.
Detailed genealogical reference to these related Maryland families, beginning with Maj. John Welsh's arrival in Anne Arundel County prior to 1668. There is a hand-written letter from the author to the original owner laid in along with its envelope, his business card, a postcard advertising the book, and a form to list names of others who might be interested in the book. Prior owner, Mr. N. Carter Hammond, has penned his name and the year 1928 on front free endpaper. . Signed by Author.