- Philadelphia: T.K. Collins, Jr., 1851.
- original cloth.
- Frontispiece portrait of Israel Acrelius; xii, 7-367 pages.
- ISBN: none
Price: $85.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 39629
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. This copy has been recased with original spine laid down on new cloth; new enedpapers. Old ink inscription on first blank leaf followed by two other inscriptions. Foxed with spotting along top edge of pages.