- Philadelphia: T.K. Collins, Jr., 1851.
- original brown cloth stamped in blind.
- Frontispiece portrait of Israel Acrelius; xii, 7-367 pages.
Price: $135.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 28368
B1-488. First edition. History of the settlement of Wilmington 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. Illustrated. Pencil presentation from former owner to his brother dated 1851 in pencil on first blank page. Top of spine worn. Some fading and spotting of covers. Better preserved than most copies seen.