Philadelphia, Bradford 1838 - A
handsome and engraved and original hand
colored map of Philadelphia, from T.G. Bradford's Illustrated Atlas of
the United States 1st Edition. Published by Weeks Jordan & Co.
in Boston in 1838. The map of extends from West Philadelphia and the
Schuylkill River to the Delaware and Windmill Island. Kennsington,
Northern Liberties, Southwark, and Passyunk are shown and the map
identifies, streets, buildings, rail lines, and many other details.
Girard College, County Prison, Navy Yard, Independence Hall, Alms
House, Wills Asylum, Penn Square, and Fairmount Waterworks are just a
few of the many landmarks named. Condition: Very good, this is an
increasingly hard to find and rare map with very wide margins normal
aging color on edges of paper.
27-1/2 x 17-1/2 in. $300
1850 Cowperthwait hand colored Philadelphia map showing all the streets
and other attractions.
17 x 13-1/2 in. $300
1834 Race Bridge Philadelphia. View from Fair Mount
Water Works. Early hand colored steel engraving.
11 x 9 in. $50
1873 Philadelphia View. Beautifully hand colored scene
from Picturesque America, published in 1873. Title is "Philadelphia
from Belmont (West Park)." Shows the city from a distance, with rural
countryside and the river in the foreground.
9x12 in. $80
1838 Bartlett Philadephia view. The Exchange and
Girard's Bank. Very handsome hand colored steel engraving.
1838 Bartlett Philadelphia engraving. The United States
Bank. A fine hand colored view of this short-lived bank in
Philadelphia. Hand colored steel engraving.
10-1/2x8 in. $60
1834 Philadelphia Penitentiary. "Birthplace of Solitary
Confinement." Hand colored steel engraving with separate text.
11x8-1/2 in. $50
1863 Portrait of Benjamin Franklin. This is a detailed
steel-engraved portrait of Benjamin Franklin, seated with his cane in
his lap and a paper in his hand. It is in very good condition.
Size is 8x10 in. $60
Philadelphia lithograph from 1876. Main Building of the International
Exhibition. Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. H. Pettit and Jos. M. Wilson,
Engineers and Architects. Photo-Lith by Julius Bien, N.Y.
18.5x24 in. $145
Machinery Hall, International Exhibition. Fairmount
Park, Philadelphia 1876. Photo-litho by Julius Bien, N.Y. H. Pettit and
Jos. M. Wilson, Engineers and Architects.
18.5x24 in. $145
1906 Cram map of Philadelphia. Large very detailed hand
colored map showing streets, railroad lines, parks and some major
buildings. There is a key on the bottom right of the map listing the
location of Wharves and Ferrys. There are some small water stain on the
left and right borders.
27x18 in. $80
1855 J.H. Colton & Company hand colored engraved map of
Philadelphia. Colton was among the earliest map maker with very
accurate maps of the United States.
17-1/2 x 14-1/2 in. $250
1876 The Centennial Fourth-Illumination of Independence Hall,
Philadelphia. Hand Colored wood engraving
11 x 16 in. $60
1873 Tower and Steeple, Independence Hall Inset image
of Independence Hall
3.75 x 9 in. $30
1885 Gray's Map Outline
Map of the
County and City of
Philadelphia and Vicinity.
11 x 14 in
1897 Restoration of Independence Hall, Philadelphia. Hand Colored
interior and exterior views
16 x 22 in. $100
Announcement of the Declaration of Independence
Steel engraving, hand colored
6.75 x 10.5 in. $40
Harper's 1876 Reading the Declaration of Independence by John Nixon,
From the Steps
of Independence Hall, Philadelphia, July 8 1776. Hand colored wood
engraving, slight foxing on margin does not affect the print
16 x 11 in. $80
1865 Civil War photos and lithographed Certificate from The Citizens
Volunteer Hospital Association of Philadelphia, which was instituted
September 5, 1862. Certificate issued to Mrs. Ellen Matthews who was an
active member. Certificate was signed by Thomas Gifford, Secretary.
This is framed with photos of Gifford and Mrs. Matthews. Back of signed
photos are copied so they can be displayed in frame.
24 x 22 in. $850
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1876 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly titled, "The
Grand Plaza, Centennial Grounds, Philadelphia." From a Sketch
by Theo. R. Davis.
16 x 11 in. $40
1884 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly showing, "The New
Philadelphia Post-Office." Drawn by F.B. Schell.
16 x 11 in. $60
1892 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Rear View of the Pennsylvania
Railroad Station, Broad Street, Philadelphia." Drawn by
16 x 11 in. $60
1889 Hand colored wood engravings showing eight views of "The Recent
Additions to the Commercial Architecture of Philadelphia," which show
important Philadelphia buildings. Drawn by F.E. Lummis.
16 x 11 in. $60
1891 Hand colored wood engravings titled, "The Philadelphia and Reading
Terminal Facilities." These four images show views around the Reading
16 x 11 in. $60
1876 Rare hand colored wood engraving featured in The Illustrated
London News shows
16 x 11 in. $40
1851 Hand colored steel engraving showing Girard-College in
Philadelphia. This is a
rare Meyers View.
8-1/2 x 6 in. $80
1840 Rare hand colored steel engraving showing Girard's Bank
10-1/2 x 7-1/2 in. $60
1839 Hand colored steel engraving titled, "Fairmont Gardens, With the
Schuylkill Bridge," in Philadelphia. Published for the Proprietors
by Geo. Virtue, London.
10-1/2 x 8 in. $60
1898 Hand colored lithographed map of Philadelphia Harbor, Showing
Condition of Channel After Improvement.
15 x 9 in. $80
Color map of the most densely settled portion of Philadelphia with a
building reference on the right side.
14-1/2 x 11 in. $40
Rand McNally & Co.'s Map of the Main Portion of Philadelphia
which also shows Railroads and Street Car Lines. Featured in the
Atlas of the World.
14 x 11 in. $30
The Centennial Ballon View. A beautifully hand colored birds-eye view
of Philadephia's Centennial in 1876. A large wood engraved
Supplement to Harper's Weekly.
22 1/2 x 33 in. $600
1890 Mounted hand colored engraved Delaware River with inset bottom
right part of the Delaware River continuted from Frankfurt to Trenton.
37 x 27 in. $500
1901 Rand McNally & Co. hand colored engraved Philadelphia map
showing Philadelphia and Vicinity. Featured in the Rand McNally Indexed
27-1/2 x 20 in. $80
View of the 1683 Wm. Penn's Treaty With the Indians. Beautiful
Philadelphia chromolithograph by Kurz & Allison, c.1890.
28 x 22 in. $350
1876 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "The Centennial --
Philadelphia, From the West End of Callowhill Street Bridge." Drawn by
Schell and Hogan and featured
in Harper's Weekly.
21-1/2 x 15-1/2 in. $180
1887 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated
Newspaper showing a Bird's-Eye View of Philadelphia from Fairmount Park
in upper image, the Academies of Fine Art and Music, and other
note-worthy buildings. Title of images is, "Celebration of the
Centennial of the Constitution in Philadelphia -- Views of Some of the
Notable Buildings in the City."
22 x 16 in. $220
1876 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Philadelphia, PA. -- The
Centennial Exposition -- The United States Government Building --
Sketches of our Domestic Exhibits." Featured in Frank Leslie's
22 x 15-1/2 in. $200
1884 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled, "The New
Philadelphia City Hall."
Drawn by F.B. Schell.
21 x 16 in. $250
1904 Chromolithograph showing the House of Founder of State of
Pennsylvania and First Assembly House of Pennsylvania.
10 x 8 in. $40
1866 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving showing The
Philadelphia and Baltimore Railroad Across the Susquehanna, Connecting
Havre De Grace.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $60
C.1850 Lithographed Map of Philadelphia which also shows the Alms House
12-1/2 x 11 in. $250
1879 Hand colored engraved Plan of the City of Philadelphia and Camden.
Entered according to Act of Congress by S. Augustus Mitchell in the
Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.
23 x 15 in. $90
1915 Willow Grove Park "Whispering Willows" sheet music by Victor
Herbert celebrating this famous amusement park (which is now the site
of a mall). This is the entire song and the cover shows the fountain
and rowboat. Published by M. Witmark & Sons. This is
in fine condition.
13-1/2 x 10 in. $30
C.1876 Hand colored lithographed Atlas of Pennsylvania Counties of
Chester, Dauphin, Berks, Lebanon, York, and Lancaster.
26 x 17 in. $80
1893 Color New Driving Map
21 x 13-1/2 in. $60
1898 Color Rand, McNally & Co.'s Indexed Atlas of the World Map
of Philadelphia with guide to the Piers on Delaware River and large
inset on bottom right of
27-1/2 x 20-1/2 in. $280