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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: Delaware
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1.
, Illustrated by: Coston, Jr., Daniel G.  
The Wretched Patty Cannon: An 1841 Account
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Publisher: Sussex Prints, 1976 Georgetown, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover "The following narrative was first published in 1841 in Canada. Nearly a century later a Delawarean visiting Canada discovered the pamphlet and delivered it to the publisher of 'The Sussex Countian', the county seat weekly newspaper in Georgetown, Delaware, the town where the notorious Patty Cannon Committed suicide. When the narrative was serialized in the newspaper, people would line up outside the printing shop to obtain the next installment. Later the story was printed in booklet form which was followed by two more printings. This is the first illustrated edition of the minor classic. Al has been the past policy in publishing the narrative, the style and grammar of the original version have been preserved.." Oblong softcover. Well illustrated with sketches by Daniel Coston. 59 pages. Book is in GOOD or better condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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, Illustrated by: Jackson, Ray  
Journal of the Lewes Historical Society (Volume I, December 1998)
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Publisher: Lewes Historical Society, 1998 Lewes, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This issue offers 8 articles, 3 referring to the local railroad: History of the Lewes Historical Society; All Aboard! The Trains to Lewes; Railroad Reminiscences; The Railroad Brought Thomas Groom to Lewes; Three Lewes Churches; Research Tools: The Sanborn Insurance Maps of Lewes; 100 Years of Lewes Mayors; and Alfred L. Burton: "First Lewes Mayor." 32 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Some wear to cover. Paper wrappers; stapled binding

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Get Acquainted with Seaford, Delaware
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Publisher: , 1970 Seaford, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall No date; ca. 1969-1970. This is a descriptive brochure of Seaford, Delaware.."A residential and farming community of about 6, 000 people.." Seaford is located in southern Delaware in Sussex County. Well illustrated. 24 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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Middletown Yesterday (Delaware)
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Publisher: The Corbitt-Calloway Memorial Library, 1979 Odessa, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall This is an oversized booklet for "Yesterday and Today", a five part local history series of slide presentations on the Towns of Middle Delaware, sponsored by the Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library, Odessa, Delaware. Middletown was the first of the five presentations, consisting of a waking tour of Old & New Middletown. The book includes 43 quality photographs of the walking tour, each in black and white and well captioned. Nicely illustrated. 24 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers. Oversized softcover; stapled binding.

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Bridgeville (DE) Volunteer Fire Company Inc.: 100 Year Anniversary
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Publisher: Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company, 2009 Bridgeville, DE.
Book. Book condition: Near Fine. Spiral-bound Softcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall This is a commemorative publication celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Bridgeville, Delaware, Volunteer Fire Department in 2009. The book includes much historical and statistical information about the Company. It is very well illustrated with numerous photographs, in both color and black-and-white, of people and events in the history of the past 100 years. Local advertising. Not paginated. Book is in NEAR FINE (almost new) condition. Paper wrappers; spiral binding.

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Welcome to Delaware's Historic Bicentennial Heritage Trail
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Publisher: Delaware American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, 1976 Dover, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Soft cover "The Delaware Bicentennial Heritage Trail is..designed to bring to delawareans and their visitors a sense of the past's contribution to the present and future of the State. The sites listed in this booklet are only a smapling of what is to be seen in the First State. Many communities have developed their own Heritage Trails. As you follow this Bicentennial Trail, you may wish to ask for the printed brochures these communities has published describing their places of historic interest. This booklet is intended to help you take a self-guided tour of Delaware's historical development.." The booklet lists 47 different sites of historical interest from the 1700s and 1800s. Illustrated. 28 pages. Tall softcover brochure. Paper wrappers; stapled binidng

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Delaware Blue Gold All Star Football Game: Saturday, June 30, 1990
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Publisher: Delaware All-Star Football Game, 1990 Wilmington DE.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9 - 12" tall This is the program and souvenir book for the 35th annual Delaware High School All-Star Game to benefit Delawareans with mental retardation. It includes articles about the game and its participants, mental retardation programs in Delaware, and considerable local advertising. 284 pages. OVersized trade paperback. Book is in GOOD or better condition. Paper wrappers.

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Annual Report of the State Auditor of the State of Delaware 1891
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Publisher: James Kirk & Son, Printers, 1892 Dover, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall A complete look at the finances of the State of Delaware in 1891, with detailed sections on the various schools in the State, as well as the State's General Fund. Various sections are paginated separately. Book is in FAIR to GOOD condition; some aging. No dust jacket

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9.

The Spring Concert of the Du Pont Chorus 1954
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Publisher: The Du Pont Chorus, 1954.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This 8-page booklet describes the full program for the Concert. It also lists the various committees involved with the Chorus and all of the singers in the chorus. The Spring Concert took place at the Longwood Gardens Open Air Theater. 8 pages. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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10.

Street-Dex: The Street and Road Guide of Metropolitan Wilmington, Delaware
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Publisher: Street-Dex Co., 1953 Wilmington, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall "..with Transit Map and Local Information." Includes Newark. 1954 Greater Wilmington Issue. "Street-Dex has two guides to locations, a street and road guide and a suburb guide, also other valuable information about Wilmington. The Street and Road Guide Section is an alphabetical list of streets and roads in the metropolitan Wilmington area describing the location of each. The Suburb Guide Section supplements the Street Guide and lists Wilmington suburbs alphabetically and describes their locations.." Period advertising from local businesses. 84 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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11.

A Pictorial Review: A Review of People and Events During the Seaford (Del.) Centennial
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Publisher: The Leader, 1965 Seaford, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall This is a real 'pictorial' review of the festivities of the Seaford Centennial celebration, May 22-29, 1965, with very limited text and numerous photographs on each page. Photographs were taken by members of the Seaford Leader staff. 96 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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Lewes (Delaware) Chamber of Commerce 1978
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Publisher: Lewes Chamber of Commerce, 1978 Lewes, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This is the annual brochure describing the attractions and facilities of Lewes, published by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce. There is considerable period advertising from local businesses. Illustrated; fold-out map. 52 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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Lewes (Delaware) Chamber of Commerce 1983
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Publisher: Lewes Chamber of Commerce, 1983 Lewes, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This is the annual brochure describing the attractions and facilities of Lewes, published by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce. There is considerable period advertising from local businesses. Illustrated; map. 64 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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Sussex County (Delaware) Return Day1988
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Publisher: The Sussex County Reutnr Day Committee, Inc., 1983 Georgetown, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall From a time dating back to the 1700s (or earlier), on the Thursday after each election, all election inspectors were required to deliver their vote tallies to the courthouse in the County Seat (Georgetown, since 1791). This developed into the custom of Return Day, a gathering of the citizens from throughout the county and candidates from all political parties. Symbolizing the end of the election, the returns are read to a festive crowd and a hatchet is buried. This is the program for Return Day in 1983. Illustrated. 8 pages. Booklet is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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Cross Reference Directory: Greater Dover and Lower Delaware Including Salisbury, Maryland, and Vicinity1977-1978
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Publisher: City Publishying Company, 1977 Independence, KS.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9 - 12" tall This is a "reverse directory" of telephone numbers for Kent and Sussex Counties in Delaware and the Salisbury area of Maryland on the Eastern Shore. "This will introduce to you the first edition of the Greater Dover and Lower Delaware Cross Reference Directory - a service directory of great value to all businesses and professional offices. The directory will be an annual publication. In this wide area coverage directory, there are a total of 90, 022 listings. Please note the explanation below of the symbols in the directory indicating new listings, changes of address and business listings; also the totals of each which gives the number of changes and additions within the last year.." Various sections of the directory are paginated separately. Book is in VERY GOOD condition; the book has been used but has no significant flaws. Hard paper wrappers.

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Information Book, 1985-86: Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce
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Publisher: Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce, 1985 Dover, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall The is the Chamber of Commerce guide to Kent County, Delaware, the central county of the state. It includes the then current information about business and recreational facilities of Kent County. Illustrated. Period advertising. 72 pages. Book is in GOOD or better condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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17.

Delaware History (Vol. XXXII, No. 1; Fall-Winter 2007)
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Publisher: Delaware Historical Society, 2007 Wilmington, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Delaware History is a semi-annual publication of the Delaware Historical Society. Articles in this issue include: A Fresh Look at Old New Castle's Architectural Heritage, by Timothy J. Mullin; "Buy It by the Gallon!" A History of Lewes Dairy, by Lauren E. Brittingham; and Another Look at Frank Zebley's Churches of Delaware: Part 3. Kent County, by Ellen Rendle. Well illustrated. 59 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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Delaware History (Vol. XXXII, No. 2; Spring-Summer 2008)
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Publisher: Delaware Historical Society, 2008 Wilmington, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Delaware History is a semi-annual publication of the Delaware Historical Society. Articles in this issue include: The Compact of 1905 and its Role in the United States Supreme Court Cases: New Jersey v. Delaware I, II, and III by Barbara Benson and Carol E. Hoffecker; and Delaware and the Key to the Pacific: Thomas F. Bayard, George H. Bates and the Acquisition of American Samoa, 1886-1899. Well illustrated. Pages 61-148. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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Delaware History (Vol. XXXII, No. 4; Spring-Summer 2009)
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Publisher: Delaware Historical Society, 2009 Wilmington, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Delaware History is a semi-annual publication of the Delaware Historical Society. Articles in this issue include: "They Walked in through the Front Door": The Desegregation of Salesianum School, by Paul T. Murray and James F. Owens; Gunning Bedford, Jr., at the 1787 Constitutional Convention: Are His Most Famous Words A Myth?, by Andrew A. Zellers-Frederick; and Bibliography of Delaware History, 2006-2008, by Constance J. Cooper. Well illustrated. Pages 213-272. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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Delaware History (Vol. XXXIII, No. 2; Fall-Winter 2010)
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Publisher: Delaware Historical Society, 2010 Wilmington, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Delaware History is a semi-annual publication of the Delaware Historical Society. Articles in this issue include: Bookies, Bawdy Houses and Chief Black: Vice in Wilmington in the 1930s, by Kevin McGonegal; The Great Compromise: James A. Bayard and the Election of 1800, by John Schropp. Well illustrated. Pages 63-121. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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From Crossroads to County Seat: A Bicentennial Look at Georgetown, Delaware
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Publisher: Georgetown Historical Society / Rogers Graphics, Inc, 1990 Georgetown, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Good. Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Oversized hardcover. "There comes a time when memories, even the best of them, begin to fade. Some of the familiar faces and personalities we have cherished pass on and begin to blend with the keen edge of events that happened--was it only yesterday? Homes, public buildings, businesses and schools which housed and were often memorials to all of these cannot always be restored to their original form, eventually disappearing due to neglect or 'progress'. The Georgetown Historical Society is participating in Georgetown's Bicentennial Year of 1991 by publishing this collection of historical material, with many illustrations of documents, buildings, homes, objects, and biographical sketches of prominent persons and legends. Materials, carefully tended by generations of townsfolk, have come from varied sources far and near to a very diligent committee of the Historical Society. It has been a great deal of fun and work to sort through all the resources. In presenting this collection, no effort has been spared to retain original form as nearly as possible. Errors may have been transmitted, but the committee regards this work as a trustworthy and reliable presentation of facts. The committee has tried to be as comprehensive as possible without creating a five volume monster. Due to the amount of material being dealt with, every detail could not possibly be included. We hope you will enjoy and treasure this volume as we have--a work of love." 206 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condtion. Dust jacket is in GOOD condition; some edgewear and a 1" tear along the bottom of the rear fold .

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Delaware History (Volume XIX, Number 4; Fall-Winter, 1981)
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Publisher: The Historical Society of Delaware, 1982 Wilmington, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This is a single issue of a semi-annual publication of the Historical Society of Delaware. Included in this issue: Festivity and Celebration: A Profile of Wilmington's Big Quarterly; William Polk's General Store in Saint George's, Delaware; Wooddale: An Industrial Community; and Bibliography of Delaware History, 1979-1980. Pages 196-249. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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Milford's Heritage (Volume I)
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Publisher: Milford Historical Society, 1978 Milford, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This booklet includes twelve articles reprinted from the Milford Historical Society Newsletters (1974-1978). Included are articles about six Milford "Philanthropists" and six articles about local institutions. Illustrated. 48 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers (stapled binding).

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Highlights of Wilmington, Delaware 1832-1932
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Publisher: Wilmington Charter Centennial Committee, 1932 Wilmington, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Subtitle: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Granting of the Corporate Charter to the Borough of Wilmington by the Delaware State Legislature. Using both photographs and text, this booklet offers a comparison of Wilmington in 1832, when its Charter was granted, and Wilmington in 1932, its centennial celebration of the Charter. The main theme is the growth and progress of the city. Well illustrated. 66 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers (stapled binding).

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Rotary Club of Selbyville (Delaware) Annual Minstrel Show 1955
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Publisher: Rotary Club of Selbyville, 1955 Selbyville, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This is the program for the Rotary Club's sixth annual Minstrel Show, with cast and credits. Most of the pages in this 60-page booklet are devoted to advertising from local sponsors, primarily for business from Selbyville and nearby communities. It offers an interesting look at the town in 1955. 60 pages. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition; minor discoloration to cover; interior pages are clean and complete. Paper wrappers (stapled binding).

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Annual Report of the State Auditor of the State of Delaware 1895
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Publisher: James Kirk & Son, Printers, 1895 Dover, DE.
Book. Book condition: Fair to Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall A complete look at the finances of the State of Delaware in 1895, with detailed sections on the various schools in the State, as well as the State's General Fund. Various sections are paginated separately. Book is in FAIR to GOOD condition; some aging. No dust jacket

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Rules of the House of Representatives of the State of Delaware, Regular Session, 1965
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Publisher: State of Delaware, 1965 Dover, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall "Rules of the House of Representatives, The 123rd General Assembly, State of Delaware, together with The Joint Rules and the Roster of Membership of Both Houses and a list of Standing Committees of the House and Senate. Regular Session. Dover, January 5, 1965." 56 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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Rules of the Senate of the State of Delaware, Regular Session, 1965
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Publisher: State of Delaware, 1965 Dover, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall "Rules of the Senate of The 123rd General Assembly, State of Delaware, together with The Joint Rules of Both Houses, Rules Governing Executive Sessions, and a list of Standing Committees of the Senate and House. Regular Session. Dover, January 5, 1965." 56 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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Delaware's Industries: An Historical and Industrial Review
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Publisher: Keighton Printing House, 1891 Philadelphia, PA.
Book. Book condition: Fair to Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall "The following pages tell the story of the business development of the State whose industrial life is mirrored in this book so eloquently and exhaustively that little remains to be added by way of introduction, save to express a most heartfelt appreciation on the part of the publishers for the unvarying courtesy with which all facilities of information were placed at the disposal of our representatives by the merchants and public officials of Delaware..The record here presented is inspiring in the extreme, and should cause every citizen of this great Commonwealth to feel a sensation of laudable pride at the progress made in the fields of Literature, Science and Art.." 447 pages + v (index). Book is in FAIR to GOOD condition; showing its age; binding good; text pages clean. No dust jacket.

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Journal of the Lewes Historical Society (Volume VI, November 2003)
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Publisher: Lewes Historical Society, 2003 Lewes, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This issue focuses of Lewes businesses and industries. Thirteen articles deal with such subjects as canneries, dairies, dining establishments, manufacturing, and laundries. Illustrated. 64 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers (stapled binding).

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Telephone Directory for 1966-67: Frankford-Dagsboro, Elmwood, Gumboro, Millsboro, Ocean View, Selbyville (Delwaare)
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Publisher: St. Martin's-in-the-Field Episcopal Church, 1966 Selbyville, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover This is a privately published telephone directory for the listed towns in southern Delaware. It includes all listed phones and local period advertising from local businesses. 74 pages. Book is in GOOD condition; discoloration to some pages. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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History of the Delaware State Police
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Publisher: Delaware State Police, 1967 Dover, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This booklet offers a concise history of the Delaware State Police Department, from the first policeman hired in 1919 to 1967, when the booklet was published. 8 pages. Book is in GOOD or better condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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Rules of the House of Representatives, The 120th General Assembly, State of Delaware (1959)
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Publisher: General Assembly, 1959 Dover, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall "Together with joint rules and the roster of membership of both houses and a list of Standing Committees of the House and Senate. Regular Biennial Session, Dover, January 6, 1959." 48 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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34.

Dimensions on Delaware: A Statistical Abstract for 1979
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Publisher: Office of Management, Budget and Planning, 1980 Dover, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall "..An edition of the biennial Dimensions on Delaware..discovering new information ab out Delaware..This document will facilitate study, research and analysis by many individuals, both within and outside our borders.." 766 pages. Ex-library. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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35.

Bulletin of the University of Delaware 1950-1951
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Publisher: University of Delaware, 1951 Newark, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This Bulletin offers a description of the University of Delaware and its aims, the faculty, and the courses and degrees, etc., offered. 177 pages with index. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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36.

Milford Memorial History: Origin & History; Seventy-Five Years of Caring, 1913-1988
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Publisher: Milford Memorial Hospital, 1988 Milford, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This book describes the history of the hospital from the medical problems of the early twentieth century, to the founding of the hospital, to the expansion of the hospital and the care it offers through 1988. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 173 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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37.

The Book of the State of Delaware As Set Forth by the Command of the Governor and His Commissioners to the Jamestown Exposition
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Publisher: George A. Wolf, 1907 Wilmington, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall The Jamestown (VA) Exposition was held to honor the 300th anniversary of the settling of Jamestown in 1607. This booklet discusses the history of Delaware, its government and its institutions. Well illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 64 pages. Book is in GOOD or better condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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38.

41st Annual Delaware Blue-Gold Annual All-Star Foobtall Game 1996
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Publisher: Delaware All-Star Football Game, 1996 Wilmington, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9 - 12" tall This is the souvenir program and book for the annual All-Star Blue-Gold Football Game, held at the University of Delaware Stadium on June 29, 1996. Local period advertising. 220 pages. Oversized trade paperback. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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39.

Laurel and Sussex County, Delaware: A Know Your Town and County Survey
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Publisher: The League of Women Voters of Greater Laurel Delaware, 1974 Laurel, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This booklet is a "brief purview and description" of the town of Laurel, Delaware, and Sussex County, the southern county of Delaware. The booklet describes each, its government and elections, and services offered to residents. Illustrated. 63 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers (stapled binding).

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40.

Laurel, Delaware Bicentennial Jamboree 1976
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Publisher: Town of Laurel, Delaware, 1976 Laurel, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall This is a program of events for Laurel's Bicentennial Celebration on September 24-26, 1976. In addition to the events, there is a list of local sponsors and local period advertising. 32 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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41.

Sesqui-Centennial Laurel, Delaware 1802-1952
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Publisher: Laurel Sesqui-Centennial Commission, 1952 Laurel, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This book provides the events for the Sesqui-Centennial celebration, as well as historical information and information about the community. Local period advertising. Illustrated. 96 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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42.

Lewes Delaware Special Commemorative Booklet 1631-2006
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Publisher: Lewes & Delaware 375th Anniversary Commission, Inc., 2006 Lewes, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall This booklet includes the schedule of events for the 375th Anniversary celebration, along with articles about the early settlement and settlers of Lewes, the first town in Delaware. Local period advertising. Illustrated. 60 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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43.

The Story of Bethany Beach, Delaware: 113 Years of Wish You Were Here
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Publisher: Coastal Point Newspaper, 2014 Ocean View, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall A special publication of the Coastal Point Newspaper, September, 2014. This book looks at the past and present of Bethany Beach, along the southern coast of Delaware. Well illustrated. Local advertising. 68 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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44.

Rehoboth Beach 100 Year Celebration 1891-1991
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Publisher: Committee for Nostalgia Days at Rehoboth Beach, 1991 Rehoboth Beach, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall This booklet describes the events of Nostalgia Day and the 100 Year Celebration of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware in April 1991, as well as some of the history of the town. Period advertising. Illustrated. 24 pages. Book is in GOOD or better condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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45.

Seaford Centennial Historical Booklet: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Incorporation of the City of Seaford (DE)
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Publisher: Centennial Celebration Committee, 1965 Seaford, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall This commemorative booklet gives the program for the celebration, Numerous pictures show the individuals involved, highlights of the events, and the history of the city of Seaford, Delaware. Local period advertising. Not paginated. Oversized softcover. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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46.

Once Upon A Time: 2004 Delaware State Fair Exhibitor's Handbook
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Publisher: Delaware State Fair, 2004 Harrington, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This is the Exhibitor's Handbook for the 85th annual State Fair held at Harrington, Delaware. Local period advertising. 160 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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47.

A Legacy from Delaware Women
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Publisher: Middle Atlantic Press, Distributor, 1987.
Many short biographies. VG softback with decorated cover. Cover with some edge and corner wear, a few scuffs. Pps are VG+, a few in back with water mark in corner. 11x8 1/2", 159 pps plus index.

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48.
Baker, Denise (ed)  
Learning About Delaware Folklore: A Delaware State Arts Council Program in Sussex Coounty
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Publisher: Delaware State Arts Council, 1978 Dover, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall "The Sussex County Folklore program enables Sussex Countians who are practicing traditional arts or who are knowledgeable about local lore to demonstrate those arts in community schools.." Illustrated. 80 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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49.
Balick, Lillian R.  
The Delaware Symphony: Origins and the First Fifty Years
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Publisher: Delaware Symphony Association, Inc., 1984 Wilmington, DE.
ISBN: 0961304200 Book. Book condition: Good. Good. Hardcover Signed by Author(s) 4to - over 9 - 12" tall INSCRIBED on title page: "For Joyce Mullins / with best wishes / Lillian R. Balick / 11/9/84". "From its earliest roots in the nineteenth century as Alfred I. du Pont's 'band, ' through 50 years of growing pains and pleasures, the Delaware Symphony Orchestra has been a premier force for music in the state of Delaware. Using interviews and personal recollections dating back to the turn of the century, media reports and the archives of the Delaware Symphony Association, Lillian R. Balick has turned a spotlight on the people, events and music that make up the history of the Symphony.." Illustrated. vii + 108 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Dust jacket is in GOOD condition.

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50.
Ball, Frances S. T.  
Mrs. Tatnall and Her School
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Publisher: , 1972.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. New. Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall No bibliographic information is given; the book was published about 1972. Begun as a small private school for girls our of Mrs. Tatnall's private residence in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1930, the school is now in Greenville, Delaware and is a preparatory school for girls and boys ages three to high school. This is an interesting history of the school, written in the early 1970s. Illustrated. 72 pages. Book is in good condition. No dust jacket.

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51.
Beach, Jack  
This Was Rehoboth Beach: Flotsam, Jetsam and Trivia
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Publisher: Media Associates, 1984 Lewes, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Not a guidebook, Jack Beach offers stories from the history, legends and culture of the Delaware Resort town of Rehoboth Beach. 52 pages. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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52.
Beach, John W.  
Pirates on the Delaware
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Publisher: Media Associates, 1993 Lewes, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Trade paperback Signed by Author(s) 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall SIGNED by Author on title page! ".We know that the entrance to the Delaware was seldom protected so they could come and go freely without fear of capture, and we know that the tributaries offered a safe hiding place to rest and repair their ships. The Delaware shoreline was populated by many Quakers, some of whom held local office, and even if pirates were captured the Quaker authorities were more lenient that the governments of the neighboring colonies and less likely to prosecute. Because of this Quaker influence many pirates found the shores of the Delaware not only a safe place to visit, but a safe place to retire, and once retired attracted active pirates eager to deal with former associates that they cold trust.." 91 pages. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition; some wear to cover. Paper wrappers.

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53.
Beach, John W.  
Pirates on the Delaware
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Publisher: Media Associates, 1993 Lewes, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall ".We know that the entrance to the Delaware was seldom protected so they could come and go freely without fear of capture, and we know that the tributaries offered a safe hiding place to rest and repair their ships. The Delaware shoreline was populated by many Quakers, some of whom held local office, and even if pirates were captured the Quaker authorities were more lenient that the governments of the neighboring colonies and less likely to prosecute. Because of this Quaker influence many pirates found the shores of the Delaware not only a safe place to visit, but a safe place to retire, and once retired attracted active pirates eager to deal with former associates that they cold trust.." 91 pages. Book is in GOOD condition; some wear to cover. Paper wrappers.

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54.
Bendler, Bruce A.  
Colonial Delaware Assemblymen 1682-1776
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Publisher: Family Life Publications, 1989 Westminster, MD.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback Signed by Author(s) 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall SIGNED by author on title page: "To Melvin, / Best wishes / Bruce A Bendler / 25 Dec 90". "What began as a genealogical exercise by a descendant of several early assemblymen has developed into much more - a thorough study of colonial Delaware assemblies and their members that will be of great interest to historians as well as to genealogists. Indeed, acquaintance with this publication will be a necessity for any good student of colonial American politics. The bulk of the work consists of a biographical directory of colonial Delaware Assemblymen. The author, Bruce Bendler, presents in compact form the vital statistics for each representative and information concerning his place of birth and residence, his relationships to other people (including especially his connection to other assemblymen), his religion, and his wealth as far as these data can e discovered. The sources used are also noted. A valuable introduction briefly recounts the history of representative government in colonial Delaware, summarizes information regarding the characteristics of the assemblymen, and discusses the nature of the assembly, including such details as organizational structure and continuity of service. As an appendix, the author gives the most nearly complete list extant of the membership of the successive assemblies, with identification of the speakers, who are also listed in the introduction.." xvii + 158 pages with index. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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55.
Bennett, Eleanor H  
Sussex County, Delaware - 301 Years Later
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Publisher: Custom Craft Studio, 1984 Bridgeville, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9 - 12" tall "A pictorial look at Sussex County, Delaware today, 1984, 301 years after its founding, showing in photographic form the variety of industrial activity, things to do, places to visit and items of interest." 160 pages. Book is in GOOD or better condition. Paper wrappers.

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56.
Bennett, George Fletcher  
Early Architecture of Delaware
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Publisher: Bonanza Books, 0 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good. Good. Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall No date; ca. 1970s. Introduction and text by Joseph L. Copeland. "George F. Bennett's Early Architecture of Delaware is a comprehensive study in the form of photographs and detailed drawings, mostly domestic, which show the influence of successive Dutch, SWwedish, and English colonization of the first of these United States. These present-standing buildings cover a long period of time - 1660 to 1840 - and a very wide range of style and type. The stately Georgian dwellings of Dover and New Castle, including many hitherto unpu7blished, are supplemented by scores of those smaller dwellings - of characteristic Delaware brick, stone and frame, wealthy in architectural detail - win which the average man of that day lived out his life. The book grew out of Mr. bennett's interest in the architecture of his native State. In the course of innumerable journeys he visited every 'hundred' (township in other states) of Delaware; penetrating to the out-of-the-way villages and country by-ways often closed to the stranger. Laymen, as well as architects, to whom the small house is always a problem, should be especially interested in the fact that so much time and effort have been given to a reproduction of details of the smaller dwellings and domestic buildings; and also the fact that few of the houses shown had previous publication." Over 300 photographs and 32 pages of detailed drawings. 213 pages with index. Book is in GOOD condition. Dust jacket is in GOOD condition.

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57.
Bennett, George Fletcher  
Early Architecture of Delaware
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Publisher: Middle Atlantic Press, 1985 Wilmington, DE.
ISBN: 0912608242 Book. Book condition: Very Good. Very Good. Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Introduction and text by Joseph L. Copeland. "George F. Bennett's Early Architecture of Delaware is a comprehensive study in the form of photographs and detailed drawings, mostly domestic, which show the influence of successive Dutch, Swedish, and English colonization of the first of these United States. These present-standing buildings cover a long period of time - 1660 to 1840 - and a very wide range of style and type. The stately Georgian dwellings of Dover and New Castle, including many hitherto unpu7blished, are supplemented by scores of those smaller dwellings - of characteristic Delaware brick, stone and frame, wealthy in architectural detail - win which the average man of that day lived out his life. The book grew out of Mr. bennett's interest in the architecture of his native State. In the course of innumerable journeys he visited every 'hundred' (township in other states) of Delaware; penetrating to the out-of-the-way villages and country by-ways often closed to the stranger. Laymen, as well as architects, to whom the small house is always a problem, should be especially interested in the fact that so much time and effort have been given to a reproduction of details of the smaller dwellings and domestic buildings; and also the fact that few of the houses shown had previous publication." Over 300 photographs and 32 pages of detailed drawings. 213 pages with index. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Dust jacket is in VERY GOOD condition.

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58.
Benson, Barbara E. (ed)  
Delaware History (Volume XXIX, No. 2; Fall-Winter 2000-2001)
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Publisher: The Historical Society of Delaware, 2001 Wilmington, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This is the journal of The Historical Society of Delaware, published semiannually. Included in this issue: "Born Under a Lucky Star": The Short Life of Charles Theodore Russell Bates, Part 2 by Dennis J. Siebold; "South of the Canal" in the 1840s as Described in the Blue Hen's Chicken by Peter T. Dalleo; and Working in Grandmother's Store, 1898-1899 by mary Dettling Munroe. Pages77-140. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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59.
Benson, Barbara E. (ed)  
Delaware History (Volume XXIX, No. 2; Fall-Winter 2000-2001)
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Publisher: The Historical Society of Delaware, 2001 Wilmington, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This is the journal of The Historical Society of Delaware, published semiannually. Included in this issue: "Born Under a Lucky Star": The Short Life of Charles Theodore Russell Bates, Part 2 by Dennis J. Siebold; "South of the Canal" in the 1840s as Described in the Blue Hen's Chicken by Peter T. Dalleo; and Working in Grandmother's Store, 1898-1899 by mary Dettling Munroe. Pages77-140. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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60.
Benson, Dr. Barbara, Illustrated by: Biggs, Mike  
Wilmington: The City and Beyond
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Publisher: The Jared Company, 1991 Wilmington, DE.
ISBN: 0898025621 Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Good. Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall "Wilmington and the surrounding Brandywine Valley has long been recognized for its wealth of historic landmarks and its elegant countryside. Here, for the first time, photographer Mike Biggs and historian Barbara Benson, director of the Historical Society of Delaware, combine their talents to present you Wilmington..the City and Beyond. Historic Treasures. Remember Wilmington's past and celebrate its present as Dr. Benson highlights the history of our treasured churches, museums, monuments, historic sites, and more - each complimented by full color photographs. Landscapes. Enjoy the stunning landscapes of Wilmington and northern New Castle County's rolling countryside presented through the seasons. View our parks, rivers, and natural wonders captured through the well trained eye of a professional photographer. Urban Details. Finally, take a closer look at Wilmington in a series of urban vignettes - artistically presented from an unusual point of view. Experience Wilmington as you leisurely turn the pages .. and then go out and discover it for yourself." 136 pages. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition; some shelfwear. Dust jacket is in GOOD or better condition.

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61.
Boyer, William W.  
Governing Delaware: Policy Problems in the First State
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Publisher: University of Delaware Press, 2000 Newark, DE.
ISBN: 0874137217 Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall "..This book is a result of thirty years of observation as a political scientist in Delaware - a contemporary analysis, but also a synthesis of what I have learned. I wanted to write a comprehensive and penetrating policy analysis, such as had not been written about any other state. Delaware could serve as a microcosm of the nation in the last years of the twentieth century, in the sense that many of Delaware's problems are also major problems in other states, the nation, and indeed the world. For example, urban sprawl, pollution, and health are growing problems everywhere. Extensive analysis of these and other quality-of-life problems in one small state could highlight public agenda challenges facing the nation as a whole. Delaware, of course, is unique and has some problems peculiarly its own.." 341 pages with index. Book is in GOOD or better condition. NO dust jacket.

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62.
Bradley, Marilee, Illustrated by: Kuhlman, Charlie  
The Woodland Story 1793-1993
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Publisher: The Woodland Ferry Association, 1993 Woodland, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good to Near Fine. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall For over 200 years the Woodland Ferry has been operating across the Nanticoke River in southern Delaware. This is the story of the ferry and the village of Woodland, located on the banks of the Nanticoke. Illustrated. iii +7 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD to NEAR FINE condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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63.
Brittingham, Hazel D.  
Lantern on Lewes - Where the Past Is Present: Stories of Historic Lewes, Delaware
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Publisher: Lewestown Publishers, 1998 Lewes, DE.
ISBN: 0966395603 Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback Signed by Author(s) 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall SIGNED by author on title page. FIRST EDITION (stated). "When William Penn bestowed its current name on Lewes in 1682, the area had been known previously as Swanendael (later Dutch form was Zwaanendael), Hoerekill (Dutch), Whorekill (English), and Deale. With the acceptance of the name of Lewes, the village was often styled as 'Lewis', Lewistown, ' or 'Lewis Town' when written. With Delaware's action as the first state to ratify the federal constitution in 1787, Lewes eventually became known as 'The First Town in the First State'. Each name and change of name harbors its own story. Some of the accounts will be found in Lantern on Lewes - Where the Past is Present." Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 94 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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64.
Brittingham, Hazel D.  
Lantern on Lewes - Where the Past Is Present: Stories of Historic Lewes, Delaware
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Publisher: Lewestown Publishers, 1998 Lewes, DE.
ISBN: 0966395603 Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback Signed by Author(s) 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall SIGNED by author on title page! FIRST EDITION (stated). "When William Penn bestowed its current name on Lewes in 1682, the area had been known previously as Swanendael (later Dutch form was Zwaanendael), Hoerekill (Dutch), Whorekill (English), and Deale. With the acceptance of the name of Lewes, the village was often styled as 'Lewis', Lewistown, ' or 'Lewis Town' when written. With Delaware's action as the first state to ratify the federal constitution in 1787, Lewes eventually became known as 'The First Town in the First State'. Each name and change of name harbors its own story. Some of the accounts will be found in Lantern on Lewes - Where the Past is Present." Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 94 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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65.
Brittingham, Hazel D., Illustrated by: Carter, Richard B.  
John Clowes, Jr., 1730-1790: Broadkill Patriot
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Publisher: Delaware Heritage Press, 1989 Wilmington, DE.
ISBN: 092411701X Book. Book condition: Very Good. No Dust Jacket. Soft cover Signed by Author(s) 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall SIGNED by author on title page! John Clowes, Jr. was born in Lewes, Delaware, November, 1730. The family moved from Lewes to the area of the Broadkill (near present day Milton, Delaware) before John reached adulthood. In 1769 he became involved in a legal battle that became known as the "The Clowes Affair." It was more than just a clash between local political factions but a struggle to determine whether liberty would prevail in Sussex County. Clowes and 11 other members of a grand jury refused to pay fines and went to jail. Between the years 1769 to 1776 he was elected 5 times to the Assembly of the Three Lower Counties. In 1775 he was a member of the Sussex County Boston Relief Committee. He was also chosen to oversee the issuance of Thirty Thousand Pounds of paper money and attended the printing press as the bills were printed. In 1777 he was elected to the House of Assembly and played a major role in loosening the grip of the Loyalists (Tories) on local government. In 1778 he was elected to the Legislative Council of the General Assembly and on March 31, 1778 he nominated Caesar Rodney as a candidate for President (Governor) of Delaware to which Rodney was elected. In 1781 he resigned his Council membership to accept a seat as the Fourth Justice of the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas and Orphans' Court. He was also named Receiver of Supplies for Sussex County by Delaware's new President, John Dickinson. Clowes died in 1790. Illustrated; a map showing The World of John Clowes, Jr. by Richard B. Carter is in a pocket attached to the rear cover of the book. 161 pages with index. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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66.
Brittingham, Hazel D., Illustrated by: Carter, Richard B.  
John Clowes, Jr., 1730-1790: Broadkill Patriot
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Publisher: Delaware Heritage Press, 1989 Wilmington, DE.
ISBN: 092411701X Book. Book condition: Very Good. No Dust Jacket. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall John Clowes, Jr. was born in Lewes, Delaware, November, 1730. The family moved from Lewes to the area of the Broadkill (near present day Milton, Delaware) before John reached adulthood. In 1769 he became involved in a legal battle that became known as the "The Clowes Affair." It was more than just a clash between local political factions but a struggle to determine whether liberty would prevail in Sussex County. Clowes and 11 other members of a grand jury refused to pay fines and went to jail. Between the years 1769 to 1776 he was elected 5 times to the Assembly of the Three Lower Counties. In 1775 he was a member of the Sussex County Boston Relief Committee. He was also chosen to oversee the issuance of Thirty Thousand Pounds of paper money and attended the printing press as the bills were printed. In 1777 he was elected to the House of Assembly and played a major role in loosening the grip of the Loyalists (Tories) on local government. In 1778 he was elected to the Legislative Council of the General Assembly and on March 31, 1778 he nominated Caesar Rodney as a candidate for President (Governor) of Delaware to which Rodney was elected. In 1781 he resigned his Council membership to accept a seat as the Fourth Justice of the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas and Orphans' Court. He was also named Receiver of Supplies for Sussex County by Delaware's new President, John Dickinson. Clowes died in 1790. Illustrated; a map showing The World of John Clowes, Jr. by Richard B. Carter is in a pocket attached to the rear cover of the book. 161 pages with index. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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67.
Brittingham, Hazel Downs  
Groome United Methodist Church, Lewes, Delaware 1904-2004
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Publisher: Groome United Methodist Church, 2004 Lewes, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This booklet examines and commemorates the history of Groome United Methodist Church on its 100th anniversary. Illustrated. 32 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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68.
Brown, Dottie  
Hello U.S.A.: Delaware
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Publisher: Lerner Publications Company, 2002 Minneapolis, MN.
ISBN: 0822507757 Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall This book introduces the geography, history, economy, environmental issues and people of Delaware. Well illustrated in full color. 84 pages with index. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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69.
Bruch, Harold, Illustrated by: Hampfler, Gottlieb and Hilda  
Winterthur in Bloom: Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn
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Publisher: Charles E. Merrill Publishing Co., 1968 Columbus, OH.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Photographs by Gottlieb and Hilda Hampfler; foreword by Henry Francis du Pont. A History of the Gardens by C. Gordon Tyrrell. "The history of the Winterthur gardens as written by Gordon Tyrrell is very complete. His account of their development and Harold Bruce's description of the plantings throughout the garden make me feel that my planting of thirty years ago has been successful. I like to see the shape and size of big shrubs; even though they are always par4t of a group, one has to know when planting just how big and tall the shrubs are going to be. I would mention the Chaenomeles Walk and the Sundial "Garden as examples of this sort of planting. In his study of the garden Mr. Bruce very kindly illustrates what I have tried to accomplish through the years. My work is in the gardens; the story he has written leaves little for me to say except that I hope everyone will enjoy the book as much as I have. Henry Francis du Pont." Beautifully illustrated in both color and black-and-white. 196 pages with index. Book is in VErY GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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70.
Bryan, E. D.  
Ho! For Collins' Beach!
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Publisher: Self-published, 1997.
Near Fine paperback. Decorative cover with some small spots, a little fading along edge. Stapled binding tight. Title page signed. Pp look unused, a few with bumped corners. 4to, 84 pp with b/w illustrations and map, footnotes.

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71.
Bryant, Tracey L. and Pennock, Jonathan R. (eds)  
The Delaware Estuary: Rediscovering a Forgotten Resource
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Publisher: University of Delaware Sea Grant Program, 1991 Newark, DE.
ISBN: 0961979216 Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback Folio - over 12 - 15" tall "From the rapids just north of Trenton to the Atlantic Ocean, the Delaware Estuary and its shores carry the imprint of human life. Massive power plants, oil refineries, and skyscrapers loom near the water's edge, a steady stream of tugboats, tankers, and cargo ships traveling to and from them. Farther downstream, in a nearby marsh, a salt-hay farmer begins to harvest his crop while watermen boat out to check their crab pots and vacationers relax at water's edge. Clearly, we rely on the Delaware Estuary for many things -industry, transportation, food, commerce, and recreation. But many of us seem to have forgotten the resource's importance. In this book, we want to show you how much the estuary has affected our lives, share with you a better understanding of what this complex system is and how it functions, introduce you to the fascinating life that dwells within it, and consider its management for the future. Come with us, then, to rediscover the Delaware Estuary." Very well illustrated. 144 pages with index. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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72.
Bureau of Markets of the State Board of Agriculture  
Delaware
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Publisher: Bureau of Markets of the State Board of Agriculture, 1926 Dover, DE.
Book. Book condition: Fair. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This booklet gives the history of the State of Delaware from 1631 to the present (1926), with an emphasis on education and agriculture. Very well illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 77 pages. Book is in FAIR condition. Front cover is present but detached. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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73.
Butterbaugh, Dorsey and Willey, James  
Behind Bars
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Publisher: Dorsey Butterbaugh & James Willey, 2013 Fenwick Island, DE.
ISBN: 9781482704471 Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback Signed by BOTH authors 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall INSCRIBED on title page: "To Dr Stash & Ginny / Thank you for being such a great / influence in my life, I love you both / J. Willey / Thanks for your support. / Enjoy!! / Dorsey". "Dr. Adam Singer is a world famous surgeon who is faced with his greatest challenge - the ability to move on with his life after facing a terrible tragedy. He meets Bobby, a local bartender in Fenwick Island, Delaware, and soon begins to experience a different culture from his norm. He learns we all have bars in our lives we have to deal with. He also learns how to love again." 308 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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74.
Calabro, Tony  
Wilmington Awake: A Portfolio of Photographs
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Publisher: City of Wilmington, Bicentennial Office, 1977 Wilmington, DE.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Research by John Mandik. Tony Calabro presents an interesting photographic essay of the city of Wilmington, Delaware, in the bicentennial year 1976. Comments by various Wilmington officials and residents are interspersed with the black-and-white photographs. 96 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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75.
Cannon, Kirk  
Concord Story: Sussex County Delaware
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Publisher: Privately Published, 1981 Concord, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover Signed by Author(s) 4to - over 9 - 12" tall INSCRIBED on title page: "to Glen - / Remember the / joys of the 'old / days' in Concord - / Your Pal, / Kirk". "From Indians to river pirates. Early settlers to Tories and Continentals, the Concord story leads the reader through these exciting times, climaxing with Delaware's entry as the First State in the Union. The story, written in narrative form, covers families related to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Sam Houston. With the aid of ancient maps and timely pictures, it is a must for history buffs, and an enjoyable, humorous change of pace reading for all others." Very well illustrated with black-and-white photographs and maps. 64 pages with Index of Names. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers (stapled binding).

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