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

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

B1-488.

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

Price: $100.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 39630

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. With the bookplate of the Bradford family. Also contains the following inscription "Given, in 1904, to Alice E. du Pont, by her mother, Elizabeth Cauly Bradford du Pont. (Give to my daughter Marguerite du Pont Boden May 12th 1938)." With a further ownership inscription by A.E. du Pont. With a reference to pages 48 to 52 which discusses the du Ponts. Front cover detached and spine covering detached along front hinge.