original full leather stamped in blind, all edges gilt
1882 · Wilmington
by McCarter, J.M. and B.F. Jackson
Wilmington: Aldine Publishing and Engraving Co, 1882. original full leather stamped in blind, all edges gilt. thick 4to. original full leather stamped in blind, all edges gilt. (ii), 572 pages. B1-1493, Historical sketches of various aspects of Delaware life by W.W. Taylor, N.B. Smithers, George P. Fisher, James H. Groves and Henry C. Conrad followed by individual chapters on different church histories by such authorities as Bishop Alfred Lee. Separate chapters devoted to "Public Improvements and Industries'' followed by a large number of biographical sketches of individual Delawareans. Filled with illustrations of buildings and Delaware scenes and portraits of people. With bookplate of noted Delaware collector, Henry I. Law. Outside hinges cracked and wear at spine ends. Tear in leather at top of spine.
(Inventory #: 65997)