(DELAWARE). SCHARF, J. Thomas. History of Delaware, 1609-1888. Phila.: L.J. Richards & Co., 1888. 1st ed. Large, thick 4tos. 2 Vols. v,610,xxxii; vii,611-1,358pp. Errata slip. Portraits, illus., map. A very good set in later cloth. [with] COGHLAN, Gladys M. and FIELDS, Dale, eds. Index to History of Delaware, 1609-1888 by J. Thomas Scharf. Wilmington, DE: The Historical Society of Delaware, 1976. 1st ed. 3 Vols. iii,400;401-800;801-1152pp. Orig. cloth. A near fine set. Howes S-143. Extremely scarce: Undoubtedly the best history of Delaware.