Auction 96, Lot 189

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

Subject: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Period: 1840 (dated)

Publication: Baldwin & Cradock

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 show 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

A little toning in margins.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/12/2001

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