City Hall, Philadelphia.
FAUST, Frederick, engraver. The City Hall, Philadelphia. Its Architecture, Sculpture and History. Containing the valuable Collection of Its Sculptural Embellishment Comprising the Colossal Statuary in Bronze and Marble, Panels, Spandrels, Dormers, Caryatides, Keystones, etc., etc.; also the Most Notable Entrances and Rooms of this Stupendous Structure: Elaborated with Exquisitely Engraved Descriptive Titles Pertaining to the Various Illustrated Groups throughout the Work. Phila.: F. Faust, 1897. 1st ed. Folio. pp. Frontis., 70 plates. Additional engraved title page. Orig. 3/4-red morocco and gilt-pictorial cloth, A.e.g. Rebacked and recornered in matching cloth. Light speckling to cloth, else very good. Edition de luxe, one of 1000 numbered copies. Organized in 18 topical sections, containing photomechanical reproductions of engravings (by Faust) and photographs showing views of the interior, exterior, and architectural and sculptural details of the municipal building built 1871-1901 after the designs of John McArthur, Jr.