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A Modern Aladdin or, The Wonderful Adventures of Oliver Munier By Howard Pyle
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Howard Pyle (March 5, 1853 – November 9, 1911) was an... More > American illustrator and author, primarily of books for young people. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, he spent the last year of his life in Florence, Italy.In 1894 he began teaching illustration at the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry (now Drexel University). After 1900, he founded his own school of art and illustration, named the Howard Pyle School of Illustration Art. The scholar Henry C. Pitz later used the term Brandywine School for the illustration artists and Wyeth family artists of the Brandywine region, several of whom had studied with Pyle. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Pyle< Less
Within the Capes By Howard Pyle
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Howard Pyle (March 5, 1853 – November 9, 1911) was an... More > American illustrator and author, primarily of books for young people. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, he spent the last year of his life in Florence, Italy.In 1894 he began teaching illustration at the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry (now Drexel University). After 1900, he founded his own school of art and illustration, named the Howard Pyle School of Illustration Art. The scholar Henry C. Pitz later used the term Brandywine School for the illustration artists and Wyeth family artists of the Brandywine region, several of whom had studied with Pyle. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Pyle< Less
A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 1 By Henry Charles Lea
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Charles Lea (September 19, 1825 – October 24, 1909)... More > was an American historian, civic reformer, and political activist. Lea was born and lived in Philadelphia.His father, Isaac Lea (1792–1886) was a distinguished naturalist and member of the American Philosophical Society, and publisher. Isaac Lea was descended from a Philadelphia Quaker family, and had been born in Wilmington, Delaware. On March 8, 1821, Isaac married Frances Anne Carey (1799–1873), daughter of Mathew Carey, the Philadelphia publisher whose business he ultimately took over. Mathew Carey, born in Ireland in 1760, came to the United States in 1784, escaping prosecution by the British government for his outspoken criticism of Britain's Irish policy. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Charles_Lea< Less
Rejected of Men A Story of Today By Howard Pyle
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Howard Pyle (March 5, 1853 – November 9, 1911) was an... More > American illustrator and author, primarily of books for young people. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, he spent the last year of his life in Florence, Italy.In 1894 he began teaching illustration at the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry (now Drexel University). After 1900, he founded his own school of art and illustration, named the Howard Pyle School of Illustration Art. The scholar Henry C. Pitz later used the term Brandywine School for the illustration artists and Wyeth family artists of the Brandywine region, several of whom had studied with Pyle. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Pyle< Less
A Narrative of Some Remarkable Incidents In The Life Of Solomon Bayley: Formerly A Slave In The State of Delaware, North America; Written By Himself, And Published For His Benefit; To Which Are Prefixed, A Few Remarks By Robert Hurnard By Robert Hurnard & Solomon Bayley
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Large Print Edition: IN presenting the following fragments to the attention of the public, it appears necessary to state the manner in which they came into my possession, and to give the reader a... More > brief account of the Author, Solomon Bayley. During the early part of my residence in America in the year 1820, I met with the piece containing the account of his escape from slavery, with the mental and bodily trials he underwent, resulting from that step: being much interested in the perusal of this simple and unadorned narrative, I was induced to make some inquiry into the character and circumstances of a man, the recital of whose sufferings and wrongs had deeply excited my sympathy. The information which, in consequence, I obtained from many respectable inhabitants of Wilmington, where I then resided, was in all respects gratifying, so far as related to his character; and was, besides, such as to induce a hope that his situation in life was about to become comparatively easy and independent.< Less
There's Copper in Them Thar Hills!: Copper Mining in Watauga, Ashe and Alleghany Counties of North Carolina By Doug McGuinn
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The Wilmington, North Carolina firm of Bannister, Cowan & Company, in its glowing report titled, just as glowingly, The Resources of North Carolina: Its Natural Wealth, Condition, and Advantages,... More > as Existing in 1869. Presented to the Capitalists and People of the Central and Northern States, wrote that “[t]he three most noted copper mines in the northwestern part of the State are the Elk Knob, Peach Bottom, and Ore Knob. … In the southeast corner of Ashe County is another mine of some note, known as Gap Creek [aka the Copper Knob Mine].” THERE'S COPPER IN THEM THAR HILLS! contains the histories of those four mines, which, as Bannister, Cowan & Company pointed out in its report, were all located in the mountains of northwest North Carolina: the Elk Knob Mine in Watauga County, the Copper Knob Mine and the Ore Knob Mine in Ashe County, and the Peach Bottom Mine in Alleghany County.< Less
Claude J. Sauthier - and his maps of North Carolina By Stewart Dunaway
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This COLOR book provide interpretive details about Claude Sauthier’s ten town maps. Hillsborough, Brunswick, New Bern, Bath, Edenton, Halifax, Wilmington, Salisbury, Cross Creek (Fayetteville),... More > and Beaufort were drawn between the years of 1768 to 1770. Although Sauthier did provide a key for some of the details in each town, many smaller detailed items were never defined. This book attempts to interpret these items. Also included in this book are numerous tables (data mining) defining quantity of houses, outbuildings etc, as well as many detailed drawings defining house sizes, lot size etc., using Sauthier’s own scale. Using original color images of these maps, the reader will enjoy delving into the details.< Less
Charles Lutterloh II (1813-1856), Gardening Pioneer of Fayetteville, NC By C.H. Robertson, M.Ed.
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Charles Lutterloh, II, the eldest child of Eliza Comerford Lutterloh and Brigadier General Charles Lutterloh, was born in Chatham County, NC. He attended the West Point Academy in New York. He was... More > later referred to as Colonel Lutterloh, but it’s unknown whether he achieved that rank in the U.S. Army or in the North Carolina Militia. By 1843, Charles co-owned a mercantile house in Fayetteville, NC, the town where his brother Thomas S. Lutterloh owned the Lutterloh Line. (Before the Civil War, the Lutterloh Line was one of the larger steamboat fleets traveling the Cape Fear River between Fayetteville and Wilmington.) By 1850, Charles had established a large nursery on Fayetteville’s Rowan Street and he thereafter advertised plants only. An obituary stated that he became Fayetteville’s “pioneer of landscape and ornamental gardening.”< Less
Influentials: Character and Influence Stories of Global Afro Women By Lillian L. Thompson
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Explore the lives of global Afro women from famous and others relatively unknown – with this collection of images and essays that celebrates their commitment to family, progress, and... More > justice. There is Melanie Wilson, who the author met during a 1992 Fall class at the Institute of Political Leadership in Wilmington, North Carolina. The author could not help but be impressed by her story as a high school student who carried business cards to pass out at college recruitment events. Rachel Lyndsay is the first African-American bachelorette in the franchise’s history. On one episode, she admitted to feeling stuck in the shadow of her sister, who was considered the prettier and more popular one when they were growing up. By revealing her heart and mind to a group of men on reality TV, she has inspired thousands. Erica Garner is the daughter of Eric Garner, who died in the chokehold of a New York City police officer.< Less
Influentials: Character and Influence Stories of Global Afro Women By Lillian L. Thompson
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Explore the lives of global Afro women from famous and others relatively unknown – with this collection of images and essays that celebrates their commitment to family, progress, and justice.... More > There is Melanie Wilson, who the author met during a 1992 Fall class at the Institute of Political Leadership in Wilmington, North Carolina. The author could not help but be impressed by her story as a high school student who carried business cards to pass out at college recruitment events. Rachel Lyndsay is the first African-American bachelorette in the franchise’s history. On one episode, she admitted to feeling stuck in the shadow of her sister, who was considered the prettier and more popular one when they were growing up. By revealing her heart and mind to a group of men on reality TV, she has inspired thousands. Erica Garner is the daughter of Eric Garner, who died in the chokehold of a New York City police officer.< Less

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