"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.
Couple of soft creases, else fine.