Item #62787 Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. John F. WATSON.

Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania

Item #62787

WATSON, John F. Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time; Being a Collection of Memoirs, Anecdotes, and Incidents of the City and Its Inhabitants, and of the City and Its Inhabitants, and of the Earliest Settlements of the Inland Part of Pennsylvania; Intended to Preserve the Recollections of Olden Time, and to Exhibit Society in Its Changes of Manners and Customs, and the City and Country in Their Local Changes and Improvements. Phila.: J.M. Stoddart & Co., 1877-1879. 3 Vols. in 6. 4tos. Extra-illustrated. 3/4 green morocco and marbled boards, gilt-decorated raised spine bands, black morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, T.e.g. Expertly rebacked in matching morocco, some offsetting from plates, very old waterstain to outer margins of first three volumes not affecting text, else a near fine set. HOWES W-169. "Best edition"--Howes. One of 100 large paper copies. A unique set extra-illustrated with 216 plates of well-selected views, portraits, and maps, including the plates from the original edition of Watson, Wilde's Views, Rae's Chestnut Street Panorama. With a manuscript index of plates in the rear of Part II of each volume.

Price: $10,000.00

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