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A. M'Elroy's Philadelphia Directory, for 1837. Containing the Names of the Inhabitants, Their Occupations, Places of Business, and Dwelling Houses; also a list of the Streets, Lanes and Wharves; the City Officers, Public Institutions, and Banks, Bes
Philadelphia: A. M'Elroy, 1837. Frontis, [22p], 252p, [20p ads]. 23cm. Leather back and paper boards. Disbound, signatures detached. All leaves are present including the fold-out frontis key of West's picture of Christ healing the sick in the temple, "now exhibiting at the Pennsylvania Hospital." Foxing, especially at edges. A fair copy of a scarse directory.
Item #2745
Price: $175.00
Addison Hutton: Quaker Architect, 1834-1916.
Philadelphia: Art Alliance Press, 1974. Frontis, 78p, [1], 33 plates, list of commissions, index. 29cm. Black cloth over boards; dust jacket. One corner lightly bumped; short tear in front panel top edge of jacket. In near fine condition.
Item #2461
Price: $25.00
Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time; Being a Collection of Memoirs, Anecdote, and Incidents of this City and its Inhabitants (In Three Volumes)
Philadelphia: Edwin S. Stuart, 1887. Frontis, xv, 609p, illustrations, indexed; frontis, vii, 640p; frontis, 524p, indexed. 25cm. Maroon cloth; gilt spines. Prior owner's neat signature; very small nick from one spine edge; trace of foxing; one corner lightly bumped; otherwise a very attractive near fine set with great shelf presence.
Item #8364
Price: $200.00
Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time; Being a Collection of Memoirs, Anecdotes, and Incidents of this City and its Inhabitants (In Two Volumes)
Philadelphia: Edwin S. Stuart, 1850. xv, 609p, illustrations, indexed; vii, 591p, illustrations, indexed. 23cm. Three quarter leather and marbled boards; titling in gilt on the spine . Prior owner's neat signature on title pages; leather has flaked off spine but is sealed; edges rubbed; occasional foxing. An attractive set in better than good condition.
Item #8601
Price: $125.00
Annual Report, 1954. Philadelphia City Planning Commission.
Philadelphia: Philadelphia City Planning Commission, 1954. 53p. 28cm. Wrappers. Staple holes at top edge of front cover. In very good condition.
Item #8726
Price: $30.00
Authorized Visitor's Guide to the Centennial Exhibition and Philadelphia. 1876. The Only Guide Book Sold on the Exhibition Grounds.
Authorized Visitor's Guide to the Centennial Exhibition and Philadelphia. 1876. The Only Guide Book Sold on the Exhibition Grounds.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. 1876. 48p, [3], 2 fold out maps. 17.5cm. Red cloth with titling in black. Slight silver fishing of top cover; otherwise, a very attractive copy with the maps intact, and in better than very good condition.
Item #14056
Price: $100.00
The Bulletin: 1935 Almanac & Year Book.
Philadelphia: Evening Bulletin, 1935. 512p, illustrated, indexed. 20cm. Card wrappers. First several pages and front cover missing lower fore edge corner, front cover creases, edges rubbed; paper browned as usual. In good condition.
Item #2635
Price: $30.00
Byways and Boulevards in and about Historic Philadelphia. Sequi-Centennial Souvenir Edition. The Official Historic Auto -Guide
Philadelphia: Corn Exchange National Bank, 1925. Double frontispiece, 320p, illustrations, maps, index. 26 cm. Bound in blue cloth with illustration and titling in gilt. Prior owner's neat signature on the front free endpaper, minor wear to spine ends, corners slightly rubbed, endpapers toned. In very good condition.
Item #21515
Price: $40.00
Centennial Meeting of the Philadelphia Contributionship for the Insurance of Houses from Loss of Fire. Mr. Binney's Address. Second Monday of April 1852.
Philadelphia: C. Sherman, Printer, 1852 [1876]. 77p, [4p]. 24cm. Centennial reprint of the 1852 edition. Green cloth over boards, titling and illustration in gilt on the front cover. In fine condition.
Item #2154
Price: $40.00
Centennial Meeting of the Philadelphia Contributionship for the Insurance of Houses from Loss of Fire. Mr. Binney's Address. Second Monday of April 1852.
Philadelphia: C. Sherman, Printer, 1852 [1876]. 77p, [4p]. 24cm. Centennial reprint of the 1852 edition. Red cloth over boards, titling and illustration in gilt on the front cover. In fine condition.
Item #2359
Price: $40.00
Centennial Meeting of the Philadelphia Contributionship for the Insurance of Houses from Loss of Fire. Mr. Binney's Address. Second Monday of April 1852.
Philadelphia: C. Sherman, Printer, 1852 [1876]. 77p, [4p]. 24cm. Centennial reprint of the 1852 edition. Blue cloth over boards, titling and illustration in gilt on the front cover. In fine condition.
Item #2360
Price: $40.00
Centennial Meeting of the Philadelphia Contributionship for the Insurance of Houses from Loss of Fire. Mr. Binney's Address. Second Monday of April 1852.
Philadelphia: C. Sherman, Printer, 1852 [1876]. 77p, [4p]. 24cm. Centennial reprint of the 1852 edition. Green cloth over boards, titling and illustration in gilt on the front cover. In fine condition.
Item #19599
Price: $40.00
Centennial Portfolio 1876-A Souvenir of The International Exhibition at Philadelphia, Comprising Lithographic Views of Fifty of its Principle Buildings, with Letter-Press
Philadelphia: Thomas Hunter, 1876. 52 tinted plates with descriptions. 19x28cm. Maroon cloth; titling in gilt and black. Front cover reinforced; bottom detached; prior owner's neat address on front free end paper; moderate edge wear. In better than good condition.
Item #8648
Price: $150.00
Center City Philadelphia: Major Elements of the Physical Development Plan for Center City.
Philadelphia: Philadelphia City Planning Commission, 1960. 20p, [7], illustrations. 22x28cm. Stapled card. In very good condition.
Item #8722
Price: $25.00
Chestnut Hill: An Architectural History .
Philadelphia: Chestnut Hill Historical Society, 1969. 110p, illustrations, bibliography. 31cm. Soft cover. Covers spotted, slightly soiled. A very good copy.
Item #7899
Price: $35.00
Compendium on the Magnificence, Dignity, and Excellence of the University of Paris in the Year of Grace 1517
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1928. 115p. 22cm. Black cloth back and orange paper boards. Title page in red and black. In a limited edition of 1,000 copies, this is copy 342/1000. Light soiling of covers, corners lightly bumped, three skinned; edges slightly toned. Still, a very good copy.
Item #7894
Price: $20.00
Dictionary of Philadelphia and its Vicinity with Map. An Alphabetically Arranged Descriptive Index and Guide to Places, Institutions, Societies, Amusements, Reports, etc in and about the City of Philadelphia. First Year.
Philadelphia: John Wanamaker Publishers, 1887. 212p, fold out map. 17cm. Printed wrappers. Covers well worn with edge chips, missing spine; missing bottom cover; insecting at bottom edge impacting portion of map. A good copy of a rare nineteenth century Philadelphia guide book. OCLC locates only two copies.
Item #5242
Price: $200.00
Encyclopedia of Philadelphia.
Harrisburg, PA: National Historical Association, 1931. 4 volumes. 27cm. First edition. One in a limited edition of 400 sets for subscribers. Blue cloth with titling in gilt on the spine. Corners lightly bumped; bottom fly leaf of volume two missing; still, this is a very attractive set in very good condition.
Item #2273
Price: $300.00
First City: Philadelphia and the Forging of Historical Memory.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002. [2], 383p, illustrated, indexed. 26cm. First edition. Blue cloth over boards; dust jacket. Fine/Fine.
Item #2305
Price: $30.00
From Merchants to "Colour Men" Five Generations of Samuel Wetherill's White Lead Business.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1956. 149pp. 23.5 cm. Green cloth; dust jacket. Brief gift inscription on the front free endpaper; bottom jacket panel torn, mended with tape, slight soiling. A near fine copy in a good jacket.
Item #4828
Price: $75.00
History of the Philadelphia Almshouses and Hospitals from the Beginning of the Eighteenth to the End of the Nineteenth Centuries, Covering a Period of Two Hundred Years.
[Philadelphia]: Charles Lawrence, 1905. Frontis, 298p, illustrated. 24cm. Green cloth over boards, titling in gilt on the front cover and spine. Minor edge wear, one corner lightly bumped, large bookseller's "X" on the pastedown; still a very good copy.
Item #2302
Price: $150.00
A History of the Philadelphia Saving Fund Society, 1816-1916.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Company, 1916. Frontis, 239p, illustrated. 25cm. Blue lcoth over boards, titling in gilt on the front cover and spine. Spots on bottom board, still in fine condition.
Item #2270
Price: $30.00
Illustrated History of the Centennial Exhibition Held In Commemoration Of The One Hundredth Anniversary Of American Independence
Philadelphia: National Publishing Company, 1975. 302p, illustrations. 31cm. Brown cloth; dust jacket. Slight spotting on edges; spotting on jacket back, short tears; clipped. In very good condition.
Item #7893
Price: $20.00
The Independence Square Neighborhood.
Philadelphia: Penn Mutual LIfe Insurance Company, 1927. Frontis, 155p, illustrations. 23cm. Green cloth, titling in gilt on the front cover and spine. Spine slightly faded, two small dimples on bottom cover; in very good condtion.
Item #5223
Price: $18.00
International Exhibition 1876. Classification of the collection to illustrate the animal resources of the United States, a list of substances derived from the animal kingdom, with synopsis of the useful and injurious animals and a classification of t
Washington DC: GPO, 1876. 351p. 23cm. Leather back and blue cloth boards; titling in gilt on spine. Small label on front free end paper; spine lightly rubbed. A very attractive, very good copy.
Item #7906
Price: $45.00
Literary Landmarks of Phladelphia.
Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1939. Frontis, ix, 344p, illustrated, indexed. 24cm. Limited to 1050 copies of which 1000 are for sale; this copy is not numbered. Brown cloth over boards, titling in black on the spine.
Item #2193
Price: $40.00
My Philadelphia Father.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1955. 256p, illustrations. 22 cm. Black cloth with titling in gilt and red on the spine; dust jacket. Fore edge of front cover slightly rubbed, few small spots on the front cover near the bottom edge; end papers toned; jacket corners chipped, spine ends chipped, few small fore edge tears; prior owner's bookplate and neat signature on the front free endpaper. A near fine copy in a very good jacket.
Item #21362
Price: $150.00
Old Philadelphia Houses on Society Hill, 1750-1840.
New York: Architectural Book Publishing, 1966. 192p, illustrations. 28cm. Red cloth; dust jacket. Very minor spotting on front cover; jacket lightly rubbed, clipped. A near fine copy.
Item #7905
Price: $20.00
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and other collections of Philadelphia, including the Pennsylvania Museum, the Wilstach Collection, and the collections of Independence Hall and the Historical Society.
Boston: L. L. Page & Company, 1911. Frontis, xvi, 383p, illustrated, indexed. 21cm. Green cloth over boards, illustration and titling in gilt on the front cover and spine; teg; dust jacket. Very slight toning of pages; jacket has short tears and minor rubbing; still, this is a fine copy and scarce in a very good jacket.
Item #2209
Price: $75.00
Philadelphia Architecture in the Nineteenth Century.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1953. Frontis, [1], 36, 105 plates. 31cm. Black cloth back and patterned boards; dust jacket. Two corners skinned; jacket chipped, edge tears, slightly smudged. Very good/Good.
Item #2213
Price: $20.00


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