This is the second increment of The Sun's customary census of books about Maryland or by Marylanders, from the year gone by; new books for the general reader. Seventy-three others were listed Nov. 3. (O) means oversize; (P), paperback. A book ordered directly from its publisher often requires about $3 more for shipping and handling.
"Sweet Memory: A Book of Remembering," by Judith Hillman Paterson (Farrar Straus and Giroux. 260 pages. $23). Her mother's alcoholism and mental illness.
"The Stevensons: A Biography of an American Family," by Jean H. Baker (Norton. 577 pages. $30). As in Adlai, of Illinois.
"At His Side: The Last Years of Isaac Babel," by A. N. Pirozhkova; translated by Anne Frydman and Robert L. Busch (Steerforth. 176 pages. $22). The short story master, in his widow's memories.
"The Wildest One: The Life of Wild Bill Davison," by Hal Willard (Avondale Press, Box 351, Monkton 21111. 477 pages. $26.75). The cornet star; he jammed with Eddie Condon, Pee Wee Russell, Gene Schroeder, Dave Tough.
"The Last American Aristocrat: The Biography of Ambassador David K. E. Bruce," by Nelson D. Lankford (Little, Brown. 410 pages. $27.95). A credit to his country, his community and his class.
"Dinner for Eight: Healthy Cooking for the Kosher Gourmet," by Jeanne N. Weisgal (Maxrom Press. 354 pages. $27.50). By the author of "Entertaining in Jerusalem."
"The Onion Book," by Susan Belsinger and Carolyn Dille (Interweave. 96 pages. $9.95) (P).
"Basil: An Herb Lover's Guide," by Susan Belsinger and Thomas DeBaggio (Interweave. 144 pages. $19.95) (P)
"Hollywood's High Noon: Moviemaking and Society Before Television," by Thomas Cripps (Johns Hopkins. 200 pages. $38.50).
"Adventures in Speech: Rhetoric and Narration in Boccaccio's 'Decameron'," by Pier Massimo Forni (University of Pennsylvania. pages. $29.95).
"Nicholas Poussin: Friendship and the Love of Painting," by Charles Dempsey and Elizabeth Cropper (Princeton. 374 pages.
"The Transition Guide for College Juniors and Seniors," by Carol Weinberg (NYU Press. 278 pages. $14.95) (P).
"Learning Enrichments: A Parent's and Teacher's Handbook for Grades 4 ` 8," by Henry Littlejohn (Noble House. 183 pages. $21.95) (O) (P).
"Toward a Rebirth of Common Sense in Education," by Thomas J. Brown (American Literary Press. 109 pages. $11.95) (P).
"What Goes Without Saying: Collected Stories of Josephine Jacobsen." (Johns Hopkins. 320 pages. $29.95). Thirty stories, previously published in magazines; her third such collection; a literary event.
"The Barrys of Key West and Annapolis," by John J. Noone (Pentland. 432 pages. $20 (P) Navy life.
"The Bog Spell," by Mike Sackett (Royal Fireworks, Unionville, N.Y., l0988. 155 pages.) (P) Eldritch Ireland.
"The Wonderland Gambit. Book Two: The March Hare Net-work," by Jack Chalker (Del Rey. 325 pages. $11) (P) Chalker's sixth multivolume work.
PTC "Provincial Families of the Renaissance: Private and Public Life in the Veneto," by James S. Grubb (Johns Hopkins. 352 pages. $45).
"The Language of Sex: Five Voices From Northern France Around 1800," by John Baldwin (Chicago. 250 pages. $37.50).
"Infantry Warfare in the Early 14th Century," by Kelly DeVries (Boydell Press. 216 pages. $63).
"Sabres & Pistols: The Civil War Career of Col. Harry Gilmor, CSA," by Timothy R. Ackinclose (Stan Clark Military Books, 915 Fairview Ave., Gettysburg, Pa. 17325. 240 pages. $25). Better than the raider's own 1866 account.
"Muffled Drums and Mustard Spoons: Cecil County, Maryland, 1860-1865," by Jerre Garrett (Burd Street Press, Shippensburg, Pa. 17257. 331 pages. $40) (O) Daily minutiae, behind the lines.
"Greetings From Baltimore: Scenes of the City's Colorful Postcard Past," by Bert Smith (Johns Hopkins. 96 pages. $29.95) 163 picture postcards, 1905-1955.
"Hearts and Hands: Women, Quilts and American Society," by Elaine Hedges, Pat Ferrero and Julie Silber (Rutledge Hill. 108 pages. $19.95) (O) (P) Art in and on cloth.
"Life's Living Toward Dying," by Vigen Guroian (Eerdmans. l08 pages. $12.50) (P).
"Who Will Sing to Me Now?" by Bonnie Hunt Conrad (Books Unlimited. 278 pages. $18.95) (P) Mourning a daughter.
"The Civil War Supply Catalogue: A Comprehensive Sourcebook Products From the Civil War Era Available Today," by Alan Wellikoff (Crown. 203 pages. $23) Replicas, reproductions.
"Show Me One Soul: A True Haunting," by Nancy Stallings (Noble House. 363 pages. $27.95). Bump in the night, at a house in Hamilton.
"What Was Socialism, and What Comes Next?" by Katherine Verdery (Princeton. 298 pages. $17.98 (P).
"The Martinetti Family: The Story of a 19th Century Pantomime Company," by John A. Pentz (Vantage. 212 pages. $17.95). An English teacher's ancestors.
"The Joy of Keeping Score: How Scoring the Game Has Influenced and Enhanced the History of Baseball," by Paul Dickson (Walker. 117 pages. $17.95).