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UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE : A Celebration by  William - Executive Editors)  Mary and Strode - First Edition - 1999 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE : A Celebration

by University of Delaware (Hempel, Mary and Strode, William - Executive Editors)

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good +


Kentucky, United States: University of Delaware/Harmony House, 1999. 111pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Richard Dunoff, rear section of b/white archival photographs. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Gilt title to front panel of undamaged blue boards. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly surface indented only. From the jacket flap: "The University of Delaware traces its origin to a free school opened in 1743 by a Presbyterian minister, Francis Alison. The first class was a most remarkable one, possibly the most distinguished in terms of the later achievements of its members, taken as a whole, of any class in any school in America . . . the University in the fall of 1998 launched The Campaign for Delaware, the first-ever comprehensive fund-raising effort in the University's history." Includes Introduction by Carol Hoffecker, UD '60, Richards Professor of History. Book weight approx. 880g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Near Fine/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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