Auction 109, Lot 258

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

Subject: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Period: 1840 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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 shows major buildings and landmarks, and names all streets. List at bottom names, and is keyed to, 96 buildings and institutions. Lovely engraved vignettes shows in great detail the United States Bank and the Exchange. One of the best 19th Century plans of the city.

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Condition: A

Fine impression on thick paper. Occasional very light toning, else very good.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/1/2004

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