BRANDYWINE SPRINGS, THE RISE AND FALL OF A DELAWARE RESORT.
B1-4704. First edition. Illustrated history of this resort area from its beginning history as part of Letitia Manor in William Penn's days. 21 illustrations. Presentation on free endpaper "Autographed for Claude P. Davidson by the author, C.A. Weslager" and with Davidson's bookplate below the signature. Jacket chipped with damaged spot on front cover. Front free endpaper and pastedown is heavily age darkened from what was probably a newspaper clippint.
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THE INVENTION OF PRINTING, A COLLECTION OF FACTS AND OPIN...
by De Vinne, Theodore Low
Second edition. (Bigmore & Wyman I, 167). Illustrated with many facsimiles of early types and woodcuts. Some of the illustrations are in color. A very important book in the study of early printing. Wear at spine ends. Inside hinges cracked. Well-preserved copy.