REMINISCENCES OF WILMINGTON, IN FAMILIAR VILLAGE TALES, ANCIENT AND NEW. Elizabeth Montgomery.
REMINISCENCES OF WILMINGTON, IN FAMILIAR VILLAGE TALES, ANCIENT AND NEW.

REMINISCENCES OF WILMINGTON, IN FAMILIAR VILLAGE TALES, ANCIENT AND NEW.

B1-488.

  • Wilmington: Johnston & Bogia, 1872.
  • 8vo.
  • original green cloth.
  • Frontispiece portrait of Israel Acrelius; xvi, 17-310, (2) pages.

Price: $135.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 126879

B1-488. Second edition, actually a second printing with a two page preface by the new publishers. History of the settlement of Wilmington, De., followed by the author's recollections of the town. With a lengthy section on the Gilpins and their papermill and some notes on printers and booksellers. Contains a full-page advertisement for Johnston & Bogia as binders as the last page. Ink ownership inscription on front pastedown "Wm. Davidson, Wilmington, Delaware, 1872" and with the bookplate of Henry Law. Covers rubbed and spotted with wear at spine ends.