THE STRANGER'S GUIDE TO THE PUBLIC BUILDINGS, PLACES OF AMUSEMENT, STREETS, LANES, ALLEYS, ROADS, AVENUES, COURTS, WHARVES OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA AND ADJOINING DISTRICTS (WITH 2 MAPS AND A PICTORIAL FRONTISPIECE)

TANNER, H.S. (HENRY S.)

Published by H.S. TANNER, PHIADELPHIA, 1828
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Title: THE STRANGER'S GUIDE TO THE PUBLIC BUILDINGS...

Publisher: H.S. TANNER, PHIADELPHIA

Publication Date: 1828

Binding: HARD COVER.

Book Condition: VERY GOOD.

Edition: *FIRST EDITION*.

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THE COMPLETE TITLE IS: "THE STRANGER'S GUIDE TO THE PUBLIC BUILDINGS, PLACES OF AMUSEMENT, STREETS, LANES, ALLEYS, ROADS, AVENUES, COURTS, WHARVES, PRINCIPAL HOTELS, STEAM-BOAT LANDINGS, STAGE OFFICES, ETC. ETC. OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA AND ADJOINING DISTRICTS, WITH REFERENCES FOR FINDING THEIR SITUATIONS ON THE ACCOMPANYING PLAN OF THE CITY: THE WHOLE ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED, AND FORMING A COMPLETE GUIDE TO EVERY THING INTERESTING IN THE CITY AND SUBURBS OF PHILADELPHIA" REBOUND IN ¾ LEATHER PRESERVING THE ORIGINAL BOARDS, NEW OUTER END PAGES, GOLD GILT LETTERING ON SPINE, SOME FOXING. ORIGINAL BLANK END PAGE INSCRIBED:" PRESENTED BY JOHN ???? POWELL TO JOHN LAPORTE JANY 7TH 1830". 38 PAGES OF TEXT + 10 PAGES OF ADS: "A LIST OF MAPS, CHARTS, AND GEOGRAPHICAL WORKS, RECENTLY PUBLISHED, AND FOR SALE BY H.S. TANNER, GEOGRAPHER AND MAP PUBLISHER, CORNER OF SEVENTH AND CHESTNUT STREETS, PHILADELPHIA". FOLDING FRONTISPIECE VIEW (7"X4.5") OF "THE WATER WORKS AT FAIR-MONT, PHILADELPHIA" PLUS A SMALL (8"X4.5") FOLDING MAP: "PHILADELPHIA & ENVIRONS" AND A LARGE (18"X21") FOLDING "PLAN OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA AND ADJOINING DISTRICTS COMPILED FROM ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS BY WILLIAM ALLEN" (DATED OCTOBER 9, 1828). TWO VERY MINISCULE (1/16") TEARS AT FOLDS, MAJOR TEAR ON THE PIECE OF PAPER THAT JOINS THE MAP TO THE TEXT, DOES NOT IMPACT THE MAP AT ALL. Size: 24MO (5.75" x 3.75"). Bookseller Inventory # 01800.12

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