Pennsylvania from Classic Books and Ephemera

cover of The City We Visit: Old Philadelphia by Anna Robeson Burr; The Official Book of the Women's Division of the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition

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Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott Co, 1926. Paperback. Near Fine. 42, [2] p., frontispiece and 2 leaves of illustrations from Birch engravings; 19 cm. Grey wrapper with red wrapper title and illustration. The Sesquicentennial International Exposition was held in Philadelphia in 1926 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Scarce. In… Read more
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cover of Washington Square

Washington Square

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Published
1957
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Near Fine
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Philadelphia: N. W. Ayer & Son, 1957. Paperback. Near Fine. 26, [2] p.: illustrations (some in color); 18 cm. Brown card cover printed in black; stapled. A brief history of Washington Square, the southeast square of the five squares in the original plan of Philadelphia, which includes the "Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier." Scarce. In Near… Read more
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cover of The Public High Schools of Philadelphia: Information for Eighth Grade Pupils

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Philadelphia: Board of Public Education School District of Philadelphia, 1926. Paperback. Good. 16 p.: tables: 22 cm. Stapled. This guide to the 12 public high schools in Philadelphia opens with an argument in favor of going to high school, at a time when many students left school after 8th grade to go to work. The 9 different curricula… Read more
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cover of Argument of Mr. Franklin B. Gowen Before the Committee on Railroads of the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania: Upon the Bill Presented by Mr. Hulings, of Venango County, to Prevent Unjust Discrimination by Railroad Companies, delivered in the Hall of the House of Representatives, Harrisburg, February 13th, 1883

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Philadelphia: Allen, Lane & Scott's Printing House, 1883. Pamphlet. Very Good -. 32 p.; 23 cm. Brown wrapper printed in black. Franklin Benjamin Gowen (1836-1889) served as president of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad from 1870 to 1884 and again briefly in 1886. During his presidency, he was responsible for the railroad illegally running its own mining operations… Read more
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cover of Philadelphia's Water Supply: An Analysis and a Program

Philadelphia's Water Supply: An Analysis and a Program

by Sawyer, Robert K.

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Published
1946
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Very Good
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Philadelphia: Bureau of Municipal research of Philadelphia, 1946. Paperback. Very Good. 29 p.: tables; 23 cm. Light green wrapper printed in dark blue; stapled. Contains the statement made at the hearing by the Committee on Public Works off the City Council of Philadelphia by Robert K. Sawyer, the bureau's staff engineer, and information on various proposals for improving… Read more
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cover of Strawbridge & Clothier Quarter Century Club Annual Dinner February 7, 1956

Strawbridge & Clothier Quarter Century Club Annual Dinner February 7, 1956

by Strawbridge & Clothier

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Published
1956
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Near Fine -
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Philadelphia: Strawbridge & Clothier, 1956. Paperback. Near Fine -. [28] p.: illustrations; 20 cm. Off-white card cover sewn with silver thread; silver store emblem on front cover. Employees of Strawbridge & Clothier for 25 years or more were members of the Quarter Century Club. The members as of 1956 are listed, along with members of the Half Century… Read more
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cover of Annual Report for 1947

Annual Report for 1947

by Philadelphia City Planning Commission

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Published
1948
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Near Fine
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Philadelphia: City Planning Commission, 1948. Paperback. Near Fine. vi, 38 p.: illustrations, maps; 23 cm. Paperback; stapled. Includes photographs of models of proposed development presented in the Better Philadelphia Exhibition, which was shown to the public at Gimbel Brothers Store in Sept. and Oct. 1947. In Near Fine Condition: cover slightly rubbed; clean and solid.
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cover of Black Legislators in Pennsylvania's History 1911-2001

Black Legislators in Pennsylvania's History 1911-2001

by McKinney, Mattie; Shaw, Dana, compilers

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Published
2001
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Fine
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Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, 2001. Paperback. Fine. [2], 64 p.: illustrations; 28 cm. Paperback. Cover title: Black Legislators in Pennsylvania 1911-2001. Compiled by Mattie McKinney and Dana Shaw. Includes photographs of individual members of the Pennsylvania legislature as well as of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus. Scarce. In Fine Condition: clean and solid.
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cover of How Pennsylvania Acquired Its Present Boundaries

How Pennsylvania Acquired Its Present Boundaries

by Russ, William A.

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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University Park, PA: Pennsylvania Historical Association, 1966. Paperback. Very Good. vii, [1] 76 p.: maps; 23 cm. Paperback; stapled. Pennsylvania History Studies, no. 8. In Very Good Condition: cover is rubbed and lightly soiled; otherwise, clean and solid.
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cover of Two Hundred Twenty-Fifth Anniversary 1740-1965 St. Thomas' Episcopal Church Morgantown, Penna. September 26, 1965

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Morgantown, PA: St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, 1965. Paperback. Very Good +. [36] p.: illustrations, map; 22 cm. Light green card covers with black cover title; stapled. Cover title: "St. Thomas' Church (Episcopal) Morgantown, Penna. Founded 1740 225th Anniversary." Title page printed in red and brown. A former owner changed the personal names of people mentioned in the booklet:… Read more
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cover of Colonel Swayne's Hibernia

Colonel Swayne's Hibernia

by Morris, Wayne; DiOrio, Eugene L.

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Published
1965
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Fine
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West Chester, PA: Chester County Park and Recreation Board, 1965. Paperback. Fine. [4], 24 p.: illustrations; 28 cm. Orange card covers with black comb binding; black cover title and illustration. Text by Wayne Morris and photographs by Eugene L. DiOrio. First published in the Coatesville Record. Col. Franklin Swayne (d. 1924), a real estate lawyer from Philadelphia, purchased… Read more
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cover of Economic Base Study of the Philadelphia Area -- Planning Study No. 2

Economic Base Study of the Philadelphia Area -- Planning Study No. 2

by Woolston, Maxine; Philadelphia City Planning Commission

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Published
1949
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Very Good
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Philadelphia: Philadelphia City Planning Commission, 1949. Paperback. Very Good. xiv, 79 p.: maps, tables, graphs, charts; 28 cm. Paperback. Primarily the work of Maxine Woolston. Scarce. In Very Good Condition: edges of cover rubbed; clean and solid.
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cover of Characteristics and Distributional Patterns of Population and Housing in Philadelphia and Its Immediate Environs [Map Series No. 1]

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Philadelphia: Philadelphia City Planning Commission, 1949. Paperback. Very Good. [2], 51 p.: maps (1 folded); 28 cm. Grey cover printed in red; stapled. Contains 48 "maps and charts pertaining to the characteristics and distributional patterns of population and housing in Philadelphia and its immediate environs . . . most of these items are based upon data from the… Read more
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cover of Philadelphia: Problems and Progress; A Series of Articles from The Philadelphia Inquirer November and December, 1955 by C. Allen Keith

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Philadelphia: Philadelphia Inquirer, 1955. Paperback. Very Good. [12] p.: illustrations, maps; 28 cm. Stapled. Charles Allen Keith (d. 2000) worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer for 43 years. This booklet brought together a series of articles he wrote in late 1955 about urban renewal and population change in Philadelphia. Scarce. In Very Good Condition: cover is lightly soiled; corners… Read more
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cover of Belmont Mansion Historic Structures Report

Belmont Mansion Historic Structures Report

by Rosenblum, Martin Jay

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Published
1992
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Near Fine
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Philadelphia: Martin Jay Rosenblum & Associates, 1992. Paperback. Near Fine. Prepared for the Fairmount Park Commission. [18], ii, [2], 78, [2], 65, [3], 41, [134], 48, [4], 26, [8], 6, 27 p., 17 folded leaves: illustrations, plans; 28 cm. Paperback with orange transparent front cover and black back cover. Appendix II is: Archaeological Testing of the 18th-Century Gardens… Read more
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cover of The Old City Area Report: Philadelphia Housing Quality Survey; Philadelphia City Planning Commission, Redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Housing Authority

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Philadelphia: Philadelphia City Planning Commission, 1949. Paperback. Very Good -. iv, 42 p.: maps, charts; 28 cm. Paperback; stapled. The breakdown of data concerning housing in the Old City area of Philadelphia includes some information presented by race ("white and non-white occupants"). Scarce. In Very Good- Condition: former owner's name at upper edge of front cover "Baker"; browned… Read more
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cover of The Wenrich Family Bulletin -- Number 2 -- August 1925

The Wenrich Family Bulletin -- Number 2 -- August 1925

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Published
1925
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Very Good -
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Wernersville, PA: Wenrich Family Association, 1925. Paperback. Very Good -. 32 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Blue paper cover printed in black and red; stapled. With: Wenrich Family Assocation registration sheet, loose, not filled in. Includes Record of a Wenrich Family in America by Sarah E. Sarepta Wenrich Bean and David Wenrich. Also contains a mailing list of members… Read more
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cover of The Gourmet Galley: Air Show 1979 [cookbook]

The Gourmet Galley: Air Show 1979 [cookbook]

by NAS Swim Team

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Published
1979
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Good
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Willow Grove, PA: Naval Air Station, 1979. Paperback. Good. [2], 70 leaves; 22 cm. Blue paper cover tied at the top edge with yellow yarn. Black cover title and illustration of a duck with naval gear. A collection of recipes published by the Naval Air Station [NAS] swim team in connection with the 1979 Air Show held at… Read more
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cover of Homelessness in Philadelphia: Roots, Realities and Resolutions by Ira Goldstein, David Bartelt and Phyllis Ryan; Institute for Public Policy Studies, Temple University, and the Philadelphia Committee for the Homeless and the Coalition on Homelessness in Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia: Coalition on Homelessness in Pennsylvania, 1989. Paperback. Very Good -. [4], 43, [1] p., [12] pages of illustrations, [2] leaves of illustrations: tables, maps, charts; 28 cm. Off-white card cover with black comb binding; black cover title. Scarce. In Very Good- Condition: occasional ink notations; otherwise, clean and solid.
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cover of The Divided Metropolis: Social and Spatial Dimensions of Philadelphia, 1800-1975; Edited by William W. Cutler and Howard Gillette, Jr.

The Divided Metropolis: Social and Spatial Dimensions of Philadelphia, 1800-1975; Edited by William W. Cutler and Howard Gillette, Jr.

by Cutler, William W.; Gillette, Howard, editors

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Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780313213519
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Westport, CO: Greenwood Press, 1980. Hardcover. Near Fine. Contributions in American History, number 85. xviii, 308, [2] p.: illustrations, tables, maps; 24 cm. Red cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. No dust jacket (as issued). Contains articles by Howard Gillette, Jr., Jeffrey P. Roberts, Deborah C. Andrews, Geroge E. Thomas, Dennis Clark, Stephanie W. Greenberg, Margaret S.… Read more
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