An Old Philadelphia Land Title (Hardback, 1934 - 1st Ed.) Lewis
Boards show moderate wear to head and tail of spine, minor wear to corners, mild soiling and light fading to cloth and discoloration on front and back cover; Text-block has moderate age-toning throughout. Spine and pages in very good condition.
273 pages, appendices, index, b/w plates, 1934, Philadelphia, First Edition. This begins in 1605 with the history of Fourth Street. The book was written primarily by the father and completed by his son in 1934 after his death Included in the book are a number of old photographs of Philadelphia around the Washington Square & Society Hill neighborhoods. There are over 75 pictures and drawings. People in the book include :
JOSHUA FISHER, EDMUND VELLUM, JOHN FREDERICK LEWIS, BROWN'S BOOK STORE, GIRARD BANK, EDMUND CARTLIDGE, THOMAS COXE, EDWARD SHIPPEN, EDWARD BURD, MOSES LEVY, WILLIAM RAWLE, FERDINAND WAKEMAN HUBBELL, MARGARET MATSON,ISAAC NORRIS
SKU: T-C, EB, FB