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THE DELAWARE BIBLIOPHILES, 1977-2002, A HISTORY & ANTHOLOGY. Gordon A. Pfeiffer, Nathaniel H....
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THE DELAWARE BIBLIOPHILES, 1977-2002, A HISTORY & ANTHOLOGY.

N.P. The Delaware Bibliophiles, 2002. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xx, 205, (3), 51+(1) pages. First edition, limited to 250 numbered copies. Issued to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of this book-collecting Club (Leaf Book - Chalmers 226). The first part of the book contains a note on John DePol who has contributed a wood-cut to the book, an article on Benjamin Franklin who printed the first Delaware currency (accompanied by a tipped-in leaf from an early..... READ MORE

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Part I: THE DELAWARE BIBLIOPHILES 1977-2002

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS..............................................vii
CONTRIBUTORS..................................................ix
INTRODUCTION..................................................xi
John DePol..................................................xiii
Neil Shaver and the Yellow Barn Press........................xvi
DePol Wood Engraving .......................................xvii
Franklin Leaf................................................xix
Thomas Chalkley ..............................................xx
History of The Delaware Bibliophiles, 1987-2002................3
Chronology of Meetings .......................................35
List of Officers and Members .................................42
List of Publications .........................................47
Endpapers ....................................................51

Part II: 350 YEARS OF NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE

PREFACE & ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.....................................ii
Foreword ......................................................v
CONTRIBUTORS..................................................vi
INTRODUCTION.................................................vii
Chapter One: The City of Amsterdam's Colony on the
  Delaware, 1656-1664, C.A. Weslager...........................1
Voices and Viewpoints: The Reverend George Ross...............31
Chapter Two: Great Expectations, Practical
  Accomplishments: New Castle, 1700-1750,
  William R. Cario ...........................................35
Voices and Viewpoints: Early Travelers' Impressions...........69
Chapter Three: A Town Among Cities: New Castle
  1780-1840, Constance J. Cooper..............................73
Voices and Viewpoints: Fire! 1824............................109
Chapter Four: Manufactural Interests and Industries,
  Alexander B. Cooper........................................113
Voices and Viewpoints: African Americans.....................129
Chapter Five: New Casde Memories, 1900-1950..................135
Voices and Viewpoints: Preserving a Treasure Town............151
Chapter Six: "The Gospel of New Castle": Historic
  Preservation in a Delaware Town,
  Deborah Van Riper Harper...................................155
Selected New Castle Bibliography Through 2001,
  Stephen J. Cordano.........................................189

Part III: THE DELAWARE BIBLIOPHILES - ANTHOLOGY

The Chemistry Collection of The New Castle Library
  Company of 1840: A Meeting of Minds..........................3
The Early Paper Money of Delaware..............................9 
Printing in Delaware I761-1800, A Checklist...................35 
AFTERWORD.....................................................51 
COLOPHON......................................................52