Stock Image

Historic Photos of Delaware

Ellen Rendle

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1596524405 / ISBN 13: 9781596524408
Published by Turner, 2008
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Books Express (Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since August 14, 2015 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 52.55 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 1596524405q

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Historic Photos of Delaware

Publisher: Turner

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

About this title


Delaware, the First State, has always been a vibrant reflection of early American history. Historic Photos of Delaware captures more than a century of the evolution of this great state using an impressive collection of beautiful, rare photographs. From the celebratory dedications of the Chesapeake Bay and Delaware Memorial bridges to the allure of the Delaware beach communities and the rolling hills of Sussex and Kent counties, Historic Photos of Delaware captures the unique geography, landmarks, and historical events that have shaped the state. This gorgeous book contains nearly 200 black-and-white photographs drawn from the state’s most prominent archives. Historic Photos of Delaware provides a compelling look into the past and will appeal to longtime residents and history buffs alike.


Seriously, I wouldn't praise the book if it didn't deserve it. I'm a sucker for L.A. history -- I think it's a rich subject that doesn't get the attention it deserves -- and this book was a pleasure to spend time with. The photos are well-chosen and beautiful, and the text (by Dana Lombardy) is entertaining and informative. This book would make a great gift- if I were willing to part with it.

This collection of photographs, many of them by amateur photographers through the decades, paint a picture of a vibrant city. A city with problems, a city sprawling out of control, but a city full of life and ambition. Historic Photos of Los Angeles is a wonderful chronicle of our city. Sure it's not always pretty, but family histories rarely are. Like any good history book, this volume gives us a context from which to view Los Angeles as she stands today. If you love Los Angeles, warts and all, you'll love this book. --Andrew Moore,

This is the story told in Historic Photos of Los Angeles, a book of neat pictures by Dana Lombardy. It's a compilation of archival photos: page after page of buildings, vintage cars, movie stars, pricey bars and salty tars, presented with helpful captions explaining their historical context. It made me realize how history-starved I am. My complaint about this town has long been that there is no history here; I've been to London and every third pub has a plaque over a corner chair reminding you that Dickens used to drink right here or Henry V killed a couple of his wives here after hours. In Los Angeles that pub would have been torn down a dozen times by now and replaced with newer, flimsier pubs. Here in this book is the evidence, the buildings that are long gone; the ones that inexplicably survive surrounded by entirely new buildings. Lombardy has an eye for good pictures too. It's all monochrome fare from 1870-1967 (the last shot is of the first Super Bowl at the LA Coliseum) and mostly gorgeous! You know what? Maybe we got history after all.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Buy with confidence. Excellent customer service. 30 day return policy.

Books Express LLC
318 US Route 1, STE 2
Kittery ME 03904

Shipping Terms:

Standard and expedited shipping options include shipping and handling costs. Default shipping is by USPS Media Mail and frequently USPS Priority Mail or UPS Ground is used. Books should arrive within 10-14 business days for expedited shipping, and 20-30 business days for standard shipping. Standard shipping can on occasion take up to 30 days for delivery.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer Direct Debit (Personally Authorized Payment)