New York: Asher & Adams, 1874. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 16" x 22.5". Beautifully graphic map of the Mid-Atlantic states divided into counties. Shows towns, major routes, railroads and waterways. A few scattered chips to edges. Asher & Adams were publishers based in Washington and New York in the late 19th century.
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color illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w. (Wilmington): Serendipity Press, (1981). very good.
many illus., some in color. 4to, bds. N.Y.: Time-Life, (1968). vg.
2 maps, 3 plates, title vignette, 5 text illus., 7 head-pieces, engraved initials. , 190. pp. 12mo, early 3/4 calf, paper label; (lacks 2 maps including folding map; browning to text, binding lightly rubbed, p. 187 dampstained). Stockholm: J.H. Werner, 1702. "An account of the first permanent settlement in the entire Delaware River Valley...made at what is now Wilmington, Delaware, in 1638, and of its later capture by the Dutch in 1655. There is a chapter on the status of...
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1822. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Map measures 11.75" x 9.75", map plus text measures 16.75" x 21". Nice clear map of Delaware divided into counties, showing towns, major routes and waterways. Includes information pertaining to history, climate and demographics. From "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas..." of 1822. Condition is very good, with slight toning along center fold.
Philadelphia: 1801. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 7 5/8" x 5.75". Rare charming map of Delaware showing major routes, towns and geographical features. Includes Philadelphia. Published in Carey's "American Pocket Atlas" and engraved by A. Doolittle. Full original margins. Minor offsetting. Original centerfold. Mathew Carey (1760-1839) came from a family of publishers and book sellers based in Philadelphia.
Wilmington: Brynberg, 1809. 36pp. 24mo, original gray wrappers; (scattered foxing). Wilmington: P. Brynberg, 1809. Very good. S&S 16908.
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w. Wilmington: Friends School. 1948. vg.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1914. 65 plates. xiii, 304pp. 8vo, rebound in modern black and green library buckram, ex-lib, some pages slightly wavy. Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1914). Limited First Edition. Ex libris from Columbia University Library with their withdrawal stamp.
New York: Johnson & Ward, 1863. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 12.5" x 16.25". Beautiful map of Delaware and Maryland showing counties, towns, major routes, railroads and waterways. Includes a black-and-white inset of the District of Columbia plus three detailed black-and-white views of the General Post Office, Treasury Buildings, and Patent Office. Alvin Jewett Johnson (1827-1884) is one of the most prolific American publishers of the 19th century. He opened his own company in 1856 that produced...
New York: Johnson & Ward, 1864. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 12.75" x 15.75". Nicely detailed map of Delaware and Maryland showing counties, towns, waterways and railroads. Includes a black and white inset of the District of Columbia. A few small chips and tears to left edge. Alvin Jewett Johnson (1827-1884) is one of the most prolific American publishers of the 19th century. He opened his own company in 1856 that produced atlases, maps and encyclopedias. The...
New York: Johnson & Ward, 1866. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 16.75" x 23". Beautifully detailed double page map of the Virginias, Delaware and Maryland divided into counties. Shows towns, railroads, waterways and major routes. Includes black and white insets of Fortress Monroe, the University of Virginia, General Post Office, Treasury Buildings and Patent Office. A few small tears to bottom edge. Alvin Jewett Johnson (1827-1884) is one of the most prolific American publishers of the 19th...
Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1904. Plates, several in color. xxiv, 523pp. 8vo, publisher's 3/4 brown morocco, margins uncut, head of spine worn, spine rubbed and sunned. Philadelphia: George Barrie, (1904). One of 100 numbered copies. History of the colonization of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland up to 1765. The History of North America, volume IV. Edited by Guy Carleton Lee.
8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Taplinger, (1967). vg.
New York: Atheneum, 1980. Illus. 426pp. 8vo, 1/2 brown cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, corners of boards bumped. New York: Atheneum, 1980.
Frontis. 763pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. Rutgers UP, (1973). vg.
New York: James Miller, 1854. Engraving. Uncolored. Image measures 18" x 15.25". Lovely circa 1833 portrait of Washington crossing the Delaware features George Washington dressed in military attire astride a rearing horse. In his right hand he holds a telescope while his left hand holds the reins. The horse wears ornate tack with the letter 'W' and an eagle and decorative headgear. In the backround in top left and bottom right soldiers can be seen marching forward and rowing across...
1777. 2 pages (front and back) completely in George Read's hand, 9.25 x 7.75 inches, no place, May, 1777. Titled "State of Joseph Vance's Case," this legal draft outlines the transfer of property between several prominent Delaware families. The case appears to be very problematic as it concerns guardianships for minors, joint-owned parcels of land, and disagreements on what mode of payment will be acceptable to the estate. It is likely that the participants in this case did not hold...
facs. 8vo, cloth, d.w. Wilmington: Eleutherian Mills, 1969. vg.
Wilmington: Goldey Beacom College, 1999. Photo Illus. and Illus. by the author. Oblong 4to, pr. wrs. wrappers lightly soiled, otherwise very good. (Wilmington: Goldey Beacom College, 1999). Presentation copy.
London: Charles Knight & Co., 1844. Map. Steel engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 14.75" x 13". Greatly detailed map of the Mid-Atlantic states divided into counties. Shows towns, major routes, waterways and railroads. In very good condition with a slight crease to upper left corner. The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge was formed in 1826 and published low cost maps with the goal of reaching a large market, while still maintaining high quality and precision.
Wilmington: Diocese of Delaware, 1982. 719pp., several black & white illustrations. Thick 8vo, red cloth, d.w. Wilmington: Diocese of Delaware, (1982). First Edition. Fine in fine d.w. Signed by Silliman on the title page.
illus. 4to, cloth, d.w. Univ. of DE Pr., 1959. vg.
Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1854. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 11.5" x 14.5". Nice map of Maryland and Delaware divided into counties. Shows towns, major routes, railroads and waterways. Includes data on population and steam boat routes. From the "New Universal Atlas". Plate was originally published by Samuel Augustus Mitchell, who sold the copyright to Thomas, Cowperthwait & Company in 1850, which was in turn bought by Charles Desilver in 1856. Full original margins. Two small chips to bottom edge.
Cambridge: Cornell Maritime Press, 1955. Many photo Illus. 4to, green cloth, d.w. torn and chipped. Cambridge, MD: Cornell Maritime Press, 1955.