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

REMINISCENCES OF WILMINGTON, IN FAMILIAR VILLAGE TALES, ANCIENT AND NE W.

  • Philadelphia: T.K. Collins, Jr., 1851.
  • 8vo.
  • 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.