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Philadelphia, Holy Experiment

Philadelphia, Holy Experiment

by Burt, Struthers

Banking House of Cronise & Co.,...1857. We annex rates for SPECIE [opening lines of circular]

Banking House of Cronise & Co.,...1857. We annex rates for SPECIE [opening lines of circular]

by [Cronise & Co.]

[Likely Philadelphia]. (1857). [4]pp. Circular. 8½ x 5½ inches. Bifolium; cream colored paper. Printed on rectos only. Folds and creases; some soiling; good. After the California Gold Rush of 1848-1855, gold bullion was minted in San Francisco into official United States coins. Some of these coins and gold bullion found their way East to national banking houses in exchange for national paper currency. In this way, the young state of California became more closely knitted to the Union. This October... Read more
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$247.50
The Pennsylvania Pocket Almanack for the Year 1770 (Being the Second after Bissextile or Leap-Year.) Calculated for the Use of the Province of Pennsylvania, and the neighbouring Provinces

The Pennsylvania Pocket Almanack for the Year 1770 (Being the Second after Bissextile or Leap-Year.) Calculated for the Use of the Province of Pennsylvania, and the neighbouring Provinces

by [W. & T. Bradford]

Philadelphia: Printed and Sold, by W. and T. Bradford, at the London Coffee-House. [1769]. [(26 of) 28]pp., [i.,e. lacks one leaf of text; 1 text leaf loose] + [13]ll., interleaved blanks; one likely lacking; one blank loose. 4¾ x 2½ inches. Contemporary combed pattern paste paper wrappers. A few scattered manuscript annotations. Some rubbing to wrappers, especially the upper cover; overall, good. Attractive 18th-century Pennsylvania pocket almanac with contemporary combed pattern paste paper wrappers... Read more
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$495.00
Plan of the City of Philadelphia and Camden

Plan of the City of Philadelphia and Camden

by MITCHELL, Samuel Augustus Jr

Philadelphia: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus Jr., 1877. unbound. very good(+). Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 11" x 13".<br/><br/> Fantastic double page city plan of Philadelphia showing streets, wards, parks, notable buildings, waterways and railroads. In excellent condition. S. Augustus Mitchell Jr. continued his father's successful mapmaking and publishing business, and was one of the most prolific and renowned 19th century American... Read more
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$85.00
Statue of Stephen Girard Records of Its Erection and Unveiling

Statue of Stephen Girard Records of Its Erection and Unveiling

by COMMERATIVE POEM BY H. HANBY HAY AND HISTORICAL ESSAY BY GEORGE P. RUPP

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1897. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Very good, owners name on second front free end paper, covers and spine stained, spine faded, a few smudge marks on end papers.
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$32.00
1837-1845 Manuscript Correspondence of William P. Cresson Company of Philadelphia

1837-1845 Manuscript Correspondence of William P. Cresson Company of Philadelphia

by [W.P. Cresson & Co.]

[Philadelphia and from Various Places]. 1837-1845. Approximately 145 manuscript items, viz., 38 handwritten letters and 109 manuscript receipts. All in very good condition. Housed in an archival box. William P. Cresson Co. of Philadelphia was actively engaged in the hardware commission business in the 1830's and 1840's. The company offered a variety of products with a strong focus on metal ware, household building materials and household furnishings. In the late 1840's, the firm began selling... Read more
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$385.00
An Inaugural Dissertation on the Influence of the Passions upon the Body, in the Production and Cure of Diseases [Presentation Copy]

An Inaugural Dissertation on the Influence of the Passions upon the Body, in the Production and Cure of Diseases [Presentation Copy]

by Joseph Parrish (1779-1840)

Philadelphia: Printed for the Author, by Kimber, Conrad, & Co., 1805. 48pp. Pamphlet, removed from nonce volume. First Edition. Presentation Copy. Author's inscription to dedication leaf's verso: "For George Poyntell with the respects of The Author." Title-page trimmed down affecting imprint (i.e., publisher and date trimmed out); subsequent leaves trimmed crudely or tightly, affecting author's inscription, and a few words or signature marks, but not sense.  Foxing; soil and small perforation on title... Read more
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$137.50
A Descriptive List of Maps &amp; Views of Philadelphia in the Library of Congress

A Descriptive List of Maps & Views of Philadelphia in the Library of Congress

by PHILLIPS, P. Lee

Phila, Pa: Geographical Society of Phil, 1926. Softcover. Very Good. First edition. Very good in wrappers.
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$60.00
Introductory Lecture, delivered at the Winter Session of the Philadelphia College of Medicine. November, 1847

Introductory Lecture, delivered at the Winter Session of the Philadelphia College of Medicine. November, 1847

by Jesse R. Burden, M.D

Philadelphia: John H. Gihon, Printer, 1847. 9, [1 (blank)], [1], [1 (blank)]pp. 8vo, pamphlet, without wrappers, removed from nonce volume; some toning on title; very good. Text of a lecture delivered by Dr. Jesse R. Burden, Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics at the Philadelphia College of Medicine. Burden urged the school's students (at whose request the lecture was printed) to "...make Anatomy your closest study. Use your ears much; your eyes more: your hands most." "The Philadelphia... Read more
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$44.00
Officers, Members, Charter and By-Laws of The Racquet Club of the City of Philadelphia Club House 215 South 16th Street June 30, 1989

Officers, Members, Charter and By-Laws of The Racquet Club of the City of Philadelphia Club House 215 South 16th Street June 30, 1989

Philadelphia: The Racquet Club of the City of Philadelphia, 1989. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Lightly bumped spine ends, small light stain on foredge of front cover, else fine.
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$32.00
Colonial Houses, Pre-Revolutionary Period, Philadelphia

Colonial Houses, Pre-Revolutionary Period, Philadelphia

by Wallace, Philip B

New York: Bonanza. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1966. Reprint. Hardcover. Dustjacket has a little edgewear and a small chip to top edge of front panel - see image. ; Book is in excellent conditioin. This work contains 225 photographs and 30 measured drawings by M. Luther Miller of historic Philadelphia buildings and Pennsylvania homes. No date given. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 248 pages .
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$35.00
Rails to Pittsburgh

Rails to Pittsburgh

by Feibelman, W.A

Seattle: Superior Publishing Company. 1979. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine ends lightly chipped. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 192 pages. 1945-1970 Steam, Diesel and Electrics in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania & the East. A train watchers collection. . 1st... Read more
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AU$30.00
Bicentennial City Walking Tours of Historic Philadelphia

Bicentennial City Walking Tours of Historic Philadelphia

by Marion,John Francis

1975. Bicentennial City Walking Tours of Historic Philadelphia by John Francis Marion, Pyne Press, 1975, paperback, 210 pages, 12 walks, illustrated.
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$3.20
Souvenir Journal. 59th Anniversary Meeting of The Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History... Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 23-227, 1974. [cover title]

Souvenir Journal. 59th Anniversary Meeting of The Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History... Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 23-227, 1974. [cover title]

by [The Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History]

[Washington, D.C.: The Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History, 1974]. [14]ff. 4to. Illustrated wrappers; stapled. Half tone portraits and illustrations; ads. Near Fine. Souvenir booklet from the 59th Anniversary Meeting of The Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History (ASALH), held in Philadelphia in 1974. The Souvenir Journal includes letters of welcome to convention goers from ASALH officers and executives and state and local politicians as well as several... Read more
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$27.50
Recording the Celebration of the Two-hundredth Anniversary of the Institution of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia, Pa. and the One-hundred-fiftieth Anniversary of the First Meeting of the First Continental Congress September 25, 1924

Recording the Celebration of the Two-hundredth Anniversary of the Institution of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia, Pa. and the One-hundred-fiftieth Anniversary of the First Meeting of the First Continental Congress September 25, 1924

Philadelphia: The Carpenter's Company, 1925. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Blue cloth gilt. A fine, bright copy. A numbered copy, apparantly from an unspecified number of copies of a limited edition.
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$20.00
Articles of Association of the By-Laws of The Union League of Philadelphia. [1863 American Civil War]

Articles of Association of the By-Laws of The Union League of Philadelphia. [1863 American Civil War]

by [Union League]

Philadelphia: King & Baird, 1863. 16 pages. 5¾ x 4¼ inches. Original printed wrappers which have light soil. Union League member's name of E.B. Morris in pencil to top of front wrap. Very Good. Scarce war-time publication issued by the Union League of Philadelphia, a patriotic society founded in 1862 to support President Abraham Lincoln and to champion the Union cause.
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$82.50
1826 Estate Financial Inventory and Accounts of 19th-Century New Orleans Banker and Millionaire Benjamin Morgan, formerly of the firm of Price and Morgan

1826 Estate Financial Inventory and Accounts of 19th-Century New Orleans Banker and Millionaire Benjamin Morgan, formerly of the firm of Price and Morgan

by [Chandler Price]; [Benjamin Morgan]; [Price & Morgan]

[New Orleans?] 1826. Three manuscripts. 1. "Statement of E. Price & Morgan and Chand: Price's affairs." Large sheet (opened: 13¼ x 16¾ inches) folded and hand-ruled with approximately 3 pages of manuscript. Splits at fold lines; fragile.  2. Docketed: "Price & Morgan Statement January 1826." Quarto bifolium, two pages. 3. On a single sheet about 8 x 6¼ inches, one page. Three manuscripts pertaining to the estate of Benjamin Morgan (?-1826), Philadelphia merchant and sugar planter, later President of... Read more
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$137.50
[1743 Land Indenture Signed by Anthony Morris, Brewer and Mayor of Philadelphia]

[1743 Land Indenture Signed by Anthony Morris, Brewer and Mayor of Philadelphia]

by [Jonathan Biles; Ann Biles; Anthony Morris (II), Mathew Irwin; et al.]

Philadelphia, April 14, 1743. [1]p. DS. Approx. 11½ x 26 inches. Vellum. Docketing; wax and embossed seals. Folds; small loss at fold affecting one word, but not sense; signatures of witnesses faint; otherwise, very good. Philadelphia land indenture signed by Anthony Morris (II) (1682-1763) of Philadelphia, here acting as "one of his Majesty's Justices." Proprietor of the Morris Brewery, Morris served as Mayor of Philadelphia in 1738 and was an associate justice of the city court. The indenture is a... Read more
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$330.00
Chemicals and Chemical Wares, Imported, Manufactured, and for Sale by Bullock & Crenshaw, Druggists and Chemists... [cover title]

Chemicals and Chemical Wares, Imported, Manufactured, and for Sale by Bullock & Crenshaw, Druggists and Chemists... [cover title]

by [Bullock & Crenshaw]

Philadelphia, np, 1849. pp[3]-26. Pamphlet. Approx. 8½ x 5½. In fours. Removed; without wrappers. Defective: apparently lacking a preliminary leaf and, at least, three leaves at the end. Vertical center crease; faint foxing. Unrecorded 1849 trade catalog of chemicals and chemical laboratory wares issued by Bullock & Crenshaw, Philadelphia druggists and chemists. Though defective (it lacks at least four leaves), it appears to be-by three years-the earliest extant catalog from Bullock & Crenshaw. The... Read more
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$55.00
Commemoration by The Public Ledger Family. The Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of George W. Childs&#39; Ownership and of William V. McKean&#39;s Direction of the Public Ledger

Commemoration by The Public Ledger Family. The Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of George W. Childs' Ownership and of William V. McKean's Direction of the Public Ledger

Philadelphia: The Public Ledger, 1890. Hardcover. Good. First limited. First Edition, No. 5 of 125 copies number and Signed. Good only, hinges cracked, front end paper loose and chipped at bottom edge, light water stains on bottom and foredge of various pages, covers and spine stained with some light scuffing, spine ends chipped, cover corners worn, second and third front end papers torn a third of the way up from bottom near spine.
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$70.00
An Address delivered before the Tilghman Literary Society, of the Western University of Pennsylvania, on the 25th February, 1839. The Eighteenth Anniversary

An Address delivered before the Tilghman Literary Society, of the Western University of Pennsylvania, on the 25th February, 1839. The Eighteenth Anniversary

by Samuel W. Black, Esq. [Samuel Wylie Black (1816-1862)]

Pittsburgh: Printed at the Daily Advocate Office, 1839. 12pp. 12mo. Disbound and removed pamphlet, without wrappers. Scattered foxing; Very Good. Speech by attorney and Western University of Pennsylvania alumnus, Samuel W. Black (1816-1862), to the school's Tilghman Literary Society. Black subsequently became a judge and was a soldier in the Mexican-American and U.S. Civil wars. Black served as the seventh governor of Nebraska Territory. The text has period annotations noting Black as "a wild young man... Read more
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$82.50
Observations on a Letter from Dr. N. Chapman, of Philadelphia, to Dr. W.B. Tyler, of Frederick (Md.) on the Subject of Cholera, as Appearing in Philadelphia, August, 1832

Observations on a Letter from Dr. N. Chapman, of Philadelphia, to Dr. W.B. Tyler, of Frederick (Md.) on the Subject of Cholera, as Appearing in Philadelphia, August, 1832

by [N. Chapman i.e. Nathaniel Chapman (1780-1853)]

[Np. Philadelphia?], 1833. viii, 48pp. + fold out table. Pamphlet. 8¼ x 5¼. Removed. Spine expertly re-backed with tissue. Lacking wrappers; brief foxing; very good. Letters on "pestilential cholera" by Dr. Nathaniel Chapman of Philadelphia, reprinted from newspapers and private correspondence. Includes a fold-out statistical table of "Hospital Reports to the Board of Health" during the 1832 outbreak of cholera in Philadelphia, including data on both mortality and its geographical distribution.... Read more
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$247.50
[1790 Philadelphia Merchants' and Importers' Declaration of Association against European Agents]

[1790 Philadelphia Merchants' and Importers' Declaration of Association against European Agents]

by [Various]

[Philadelphia, December 1790]. [3]pp. Bifolium. 13 x 8 inches. Laid paper with bell and crown watermark (Gravell: BELL.005.1). Expert mends. Folds; some losses at folds; lacking three-quarters of second leaf; good. Declaration of association signed by 51 Philadelphia merchants or firms against "Agents of European houses trading to this Country..." The merchants state plainly that these agents are "...importing on their own Account, and of receiving by consignment, large quantities of goods, and have... Read more
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$1,375.00
A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent

A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent

by SCULL, N. and HEAP, G

London: Gentleman's Magazine, 1777. unbound. SCULL, N. and HEAP, G.. Map. Copper plate engraving and modern hand coloring. Sheet measures 15.25" x 12.5".<br/><br/> Early map of Philadelphia printed during the Revolution, prominently featuring the Delaware River and surrounding towns. Includes New Jersey border. Portion of lower margin trimmed but does not effect image. Upper left corner crease and remnants of top tape visible, repair to center margin. Published in... Read more
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$750.00
Memorabilia Being A Collection of the Notices Appearing in the Public Press and Elsewhere Of the Death of the Honorable James Gay Gordon, LL.D. Of the City of Philadelphia

Memorabilia Being A Collection of the Notices Appearing in the Public Press and Elsewhere Of the Death of the Honorable James Gay Gordon, LL.D. Of the City of Philadelphia

by GORDON, Jr., James Gay

Philadelphia: International Printing Co, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Light water stains on top and foredge of pages, stains on covers, lightly worn spine ends, else Very good. To which are added the Funeral Services to His Memory and Selections from His Addresses and Writings.
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$20.00