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The Delaware River and Bay, 1600-1999: A Selective Bibliography

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New Castle Castle Hardcover First Edition. 200 pages. Hardcover, no dustjacket (as issued). Brand new book. BIBLIOGRAPHY. This work is a new bibliography on the Delaware River ... and Bay by Ben Cohen, the author of similar bibliographies on the Thames and the Clyde. The author first became interested in the Delaware River when he read D. B. Tyler's The Bay and River Delaware, which refers to the Delaware as the "American Clyde." Tyler writes poetically of the Delaware: "Its upper reaches have the beauty and vigor of youth. When, at Trenton, it turns adventurously westward, growing bigger and straighter, it has the solidity and single-mindedness of maturity. At the end, when it swings southward to lose itself in the greater ocean, it takes on the grandeur and dignity of age conscious of its past." This comparison to the Clyde in Scotland, where Cohen was born, ignited the bibliographer's interest in the Delaware. The Delaware River and Bay bibliography includes chapters on photographs, bridges, maps, fish, po Read more Show Less

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  • ISBN-13: 9781584562252
  • Publisher: Oak Knoll Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2008
  • Pages: 276

Table of Contents

1 General, Historic 1

2 Art Productions & Photographs 63

3 Bridges, Canals 73

4 Hydrology, Pollution 83

5 Maps, Charts 97

6 Natural History, Biology, Archeology, Geology, Ecology, Fish 113

7 Navigation 133

8 Ports, Harbors, Wharves 147

9 Shipbuilding, Shipping Companies, Commerce 153

10 Appendices

App. I Atwater Kent Museum Collection of Photographs, Delaware River and Bay, 1892-95 169

App. II The Delaware River System Walter F. Burmeister Burmeister, Walter F. 171

App. III Major Shipyards of Delaware River Region J. Lee Cox Cox, J. Lee 173

App. IV Delaware River Shipwrecks, 1757-1944 J. Lee Cox Cox, J. Lee 175

11 Index 179

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