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Views in Philadelphia and Its Vicinity

CHILDS, C[ephas] G[iovanni].

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CHILDS, C[ephas] G[iovanni]. Views in Philadelphia and Its Vicinity: Engraved from Original Drawings. Phila.: C.G. Childs, 1827-1828. Three parts, including [13] leaves plus twelve fine engraved plates. Orig. engraved paper wrappers. Spine of Part One partially abraded and lower corner of front wrapper strengthened, a little faint scattered foxing, else a very good set of the first three (of six) parts. HOWES C-383, "aa." Sabin 12731. Snyder, Mirror of America, pp. 70-73. One of the nicest series of city views produced in the 19th century, and extremely rare in the original parts. Issued to subscribers, this work features engravings of charitable institutions, the state house, Bank of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital, and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, among other important buildings. Bookseller Inventory # 67125

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Title: Views in Philadelphia and Its Vicinity

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