Catalog Archive
Auction 117, Lot 312

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

Subject: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Period: 1840 (dated)


Color: Black & White

11.8 x 14.8 inches
30 x 37.6 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 detailed and named. Lovely engraved vignettes show the United States Bank and the Exchange.

References: Lane & Cresswell #140; Moreland & Bannister, p. 45; Phillips (Phil) #205; Phillips (A) #4326-30.

Condition: A

Couple of soft creases, else fine.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/6/2006