Auction 108, Lot 223

"Philadelphia", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Period: 1840 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

11.7 x 14.7 inches
29.7 x 37.3 cm

A terrific plan of the city and waterfront along the Delaware River. Great detail of major streets, buildings and landmarks. List at bottom names, and is keyed to, 96 buildings and institutions. The new railways are colored in red. Lovely engraved vignettes show the United States Bank and the Exchange. One of the best 19th Century plans of the city. Published by Chapman & Hall.


Condition: A

Minor tear in margin, not affecting map.

Estimate: $170 - $220

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/29/2004