Edition of 1,000 copies. Inclues an addendum of a couple of pages w/two portraits at the request of Mrs. Harry Clark Boden. Black cloth book w/gold lettering on spine and paper covered front w/gold swirl pattern and signature block of Sydney George Fisher. Corners (especially) and paper front rubbed. Front end papers map of Germantown, PA. Back end papers are map of Mount Harmon, Sidney George Fisher's farm on The Sassafras River, Maryland. Jacket w/several tears, one closed w/clear tape on cover. Also, some light stains and sunning. 626 pp., indexed and w/photographs. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Philadelphia Perspective: The Diary of ...
Publisher: The Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Publication Date: 1967
Binding: Paper Covered Boards
Book Condition: Very Good +
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1967. Oversized Hardback. Condition: Very good condition. B&W photographs and illustrations. (illustrator). Limited edition of 1000 copies.. 626 pp. Very good price-clipped dust jacket in mylar cover. Excellent portrait of American manners and society in antebellum Philadelphia. Signed by editor. Seller Inventory # J906179
Book Description The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1967. Hardcover. Black patterned boards with black cloth spine, gilt letters on spine & front cover, yellow and illus. dust jacket. Map endpapers. x, 626 pp. approx. 77 bw illus. A wonderful copy of the diary that provides a vivid picture of the life and times of Philadelphia lawyer, farmer, and essayist Sidney George Fisher (1809-1871), who gained fame as a result of his political writings during the Civil War. Provides a richer understanding of life in the 19th century. VG+ (Some slight dings to DJ, otherwise quite clean.). Seller Inventory # 26057
Book Description The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1967. Fisher, Sidney George (illustrator). tall 8vo. cloth-backed marbled paper-covered boards, paper cover label, dust jacket. x, 626 pages. See B2-310. First edition thus, taken from the many original diaries kept by Fisher and in the Historical Society. Fisher owned Mount Harmon plantation in Cecil County, Maryland, which was eventually returned to the family by Mrs. Harry Clark Boden of Newark, Delaware. She sponsored the publication of this edited version of the diary. cloth-backed marbled paper-covered boards, paper cover label, dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 89220