N.P. n.p., n.d. small 8vo. self paper wrappers. (8) pages. Brochure describing this 18th century house built by Abraham Allee in the 18th century on Duck Creek Road at Bombay Hook. "An historic house on Delaware's Heritage Trail." Artistic sketch of house by A. Florio on front cover. Illustrated. READ MORE about THE ALLEE HOUSE, DUTCH NECK ROAD, KENT COUNTY, DELAWARE
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Wilmington: Delaware State Division, American Association of University Women, n.d. (circa 1966). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. See 88733 for first history of this organization. This volume covers 1956 to 1966. READ MORE about HISTORY OF THE WILMINGTON BRANCH, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN, VOL. III
Chadds Ford, PA: Timestone Press, 2005. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 220 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Inscribed by the author on title page. READ MORE about RIVERVIEW CEMETERY: READING THE STONES, A COLLECTION OF MEMOIRES FROM THE FIRST STATE
Dover, DE: Biggs Museum of American Art, (2014). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. vi, 90 pages. First edition. Table of contents, foreword by Susan P. Schoelwer, acknowledgments, endnotes, select bibliography, biographical sketches of the authors. Color illustrations throughout. Maps on inside covers. An exhibition of samplers produced in Delaware, mostly early 19th century, with emphasis on kinship connections. READ MORE about WROUGHT WITH CAREFUL HAND: TIES OF KINSHIP ON DELAWARE SAMPLERS
(Charleston, SC): Arcadia Publishing, (2012). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 127+(1) pages. First edition. Part of the Images of America Series. Text and illustrations. This theatre was built in 1913 in Wilmington and was one of the largest of its kind in the nation when built. READ MORE about DUPONT THEATRE
New Castle: New Castle Hundred Lions Club, various years. 8vo. paper wrappers. Each issue reproduces old photographs of New Castle. Have the following issues: 1984. The 1984 issue was the 14th anniversary. Filled with historic pictures. 1985. The 1985 issue was the 15th anniversary. 1989. The 1989 issue was the 19th anniversary. Price is per issue. READ MORE about ART ON THE GREEN
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1935. 4to. quarter red leather over woven cloth. xix, 151, (3) pages. B1-4604. The National Edition. Filled with reproductions of historical American art depicting famous events in American history by 20th century artists including Arthurs and Wyeth. With a foreword by A. Felix du Pont. READ MORE about THE AMERICAN HISTORICAL SCENE AS DEPICTED BY STANLEY ARTHURS AND INTERPRETED BY FIFTY AUTHORS
(Wilmington): Delaware Art Museum, 1980. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 77+(1) pages. Introduction by Roland Elzea, "Wilmington Contemporaries of Howard Pyle: Jefferson David Chalfant, Frank English, Clawson Hammitt and Robert Shaw", Elizabeth Hawkes on "Howard Pyle and his School of Art", Rowland Elzea on "Wilmington's Art Schools", Nancy Bowe on "The Studio Group", Felice Lamden on "Art in the Thirties: The WPA in Wilmington", Margaret Cohen on "The Fine arts and Handicrafts in Arden, 1900-1940"... READ MORE about ARTISTS IN WILMINGTON, 1890-1940
Lewes: n.p., n.c. but circa 1967. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. With biographical sketches of many of the important ministers. Illustrated. READ MORE about HISTORY OF THE UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CONGREGATIONS OF LEWES, COOLSPRING AND INDIAN RIVER CHURCHES,...
Philadelphia, PA: Franklin Survey Co., 1936. folio. cloth. unpaginated. A Fransuco Publication. An atlas of Wilmington, Delaware, with detailed color maps of the city. An index map and zone maps precede the twenty-four more detailed maps. Industries, major business, public parks, places of worship, and waterways are all labelled by name. Block and lot numbers also identified. Clipping from the Wilmington News-Journal, dated August 17, 1999, noting this item's sale at an auction in Smyrna... READ MORE about ATLAS OF WILMINGTON NEW CASTLE COUNTY DELAWARE VOLUME ONE
Wilmington: Serendipity Press, (1984). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 209 pages. First edition, fourth printing. The history of Delaware's finest hotel. Jacket rubbed. READ MORE about HOTEL DU PONT STORY, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, 1911-1981
Wilmington: Serendipity Press, (1984). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 209 pages. First edition, ffifth printing. The history of Delaware's finest hotel. Jacket rubbed. READ MORE about HOTEL DU PONT STORY, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, 1911-1981
Wilmington: Serendipity Press, (1984). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 209 pages. First edition, fthird printing. The history of Delaware's finest hotel. READ MORE about HOTEL DU PONT STORY, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, 1911-1981
Wilmington: Serendipity Press, (1981). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 209 pages. First edition. The history of Delaware's finest hotel. Presentation from Ayers on title page dated 1982. READ MORE about HOTEL DU PONT STORY, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, 1911-1981
Wilmington: Serendipity Press, (1981). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 209 pages. First edition. The history of Delaware's finest hotel. READ MORE about HOTEL DU PONT STORY, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, 1911-1981
Dover: Delaware Department of Transportation, 1990. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. vi, 123 pages. Deldot Archaeology Series, No.80. Illustrated. Loosely inserted is a Site Map. READ MORE about FINAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF THE LAFFERTY LANE CEMETERY 7K-D-11, STATE ROUTE 1 RELIEF...
N.P. n.p., 1978. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 80 pages. Preface by Kerin B. Hearn followed by comments by Baker. Twenty contributions by different authors on the subject. Illustrated. READ MORE about LEARNING ABOUT DELAWARE FOLKLORE, A DELAWARE STATE ARTS COUNCIL PROGRAM IN SUSSEX COUNTY
West Chester: The Bradford Village Press, (1960). small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 72 pages. With contributions by Henry Pleasants, Jr., William M. Scheffey, Roy R. Fuller, and Norman B. Wilkinson (information on paper mills). Contains an advertisement for "Book & Things," the Wilmington bookstore owned by Arthur and Jean T. Dobbs. READ MORE about HISTORIC BRANDYWINE GUIDE BOOK
Wilmington: Delaware Symphony Association, (1984). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. x, 108, (2) pages. First edition. Rubbing of jacket. READ MORE about THE DELAWARE SYMPHONY, ORIGINS AND THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS
(Wilmington): Bank of Delaware, 1976. small 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4); (4); (4) pages. The bank presented three exibitions featuring the three Delaware signers. Included are: First Exhibit. Geo. Read. January 19 through February 27, 1976. (Sold) Second Exhibit. Thos. McKean. March 8 through April 16, 1976. Third Exhibit. Caesar Rodney. April 26 through May 28, 1976. (Sold) Each are illustrated and contain biographical information. Price is per issue. READ MORE about BANK OF DELAWARE IN CLOSE COOPERATION WITH THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF DELAWARE IS EXTREMELY...