Auction 111, Lot 254

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

Subject: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Period: 1840 (published)


Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 14.7 inches
30 x 37.3 cm

A terrific plan of the city and waterfront along the Delaware River with 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

Fine impression and nice original coloring.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/8/2005