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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
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
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
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
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
Recording the Celebration of the Two-hundreth Anniversary of the Institution of the Carpenter's Company of the City and County of Philadelphia, PA. and the One-hundred-fiftieth Anniversary of the First Meeting of the First Continental Congress,. Sept
Philadelphia: The Carpenter's Company, 1925. Frontis, 114p, illustrated. 24cm. Copy number 847 in a limited edition. Blue cloth over boards, titling in gilt on the front cover and spine. Small light spots on front cover, concluding page torn near the top edge; still, an attractive copy in very good condition.
Item #2277
Price: $40.00
To Save a Heritage: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1970. Facsimiles in folder of marbled paper with gold paper tab. 33cm. Cloth clamshell box with marbled paper pastedowns; enclosed in plastic protective box. 24 pieces of reproduced ephemera from the Academy with accompanying booklet of detailed descriptions. Produced for an exhibition. In an edition of 3000 copies, this is copy 1023/3000. Corners on protective box broken, one corner of clamshell box bumped; still in near fine condition.
Item #2632
Price: $65.00
Portratis in the University of Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1940. [1], 67p, illustrated, indexed. 19cm. Gray cloth over baords; dust jacket. Covers slightly rubbed at edges; jacket lightly soiled, closed tear at spine on front panel. Very good/Very good.
Item #2640
Price: $35.00
Philadelphia, 1681-1887: A History of Municipal Development.
Philadelphia: Allen, Lane, Scott, Publishers, 1887. lii, 392p, [4]. 24cm. Green cloth over boards, titling in gilt on the front cover and spine. Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science. Front joint starting, small insect damage to front spine edge, corners bumped; page edges slightly toned; still, a thorough history of the management of Philadelphia in good condition.
Item #2156
Price: $45.00
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
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
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
Rebels and Gentlemen: Philadelphia in the Age of Franklin.
New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1942. Frontis, xvii, 393p, illustrated, indexed. 22cm. First edition. Brown cloth over boards, titling in gilt. Prior owner's neat signature on the ffep; small date stamp on ffep; two corners bumped, spine faded, light foxing of frontis and first few pages; still, in very god condition.
Item #2198
Price: $20.00
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
Thomas Holme, 1624-1695: Surveyor General of Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1992. xviii, 317p, illustrated, fold out map. 26cm. Green cloth over boards, titling in gilt on the front cover and spine; map endpapers; dust jacket. Very slight fading of jacket edges; small date stamp on ffep; still a near fine copy.
Item #2199
Price: $55.00
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
United States Centennial Commission. International Exhibition. 1876. Grounds and Buildings of the Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876.
Washington DC: GPO, 1880. Frontis map, 155p, plans, plates, 2 foldout maps. 28cm. Maroon cloth with gilt titling. Corners bumped; slight offset on front cover; some wear to the spine ends; frontis map torn along folds, and one panel; still, in very good condition.
Item #16044
Price: $200.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Sesqui-Centennial High Street.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1926. Frontis, 96p, fold out map, illustrated. 17cm. Printed wrappers. Bookplate, slighth cockling of front cover. In very good condition.
Item #2649
Price: $20.00
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
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


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