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Antique rare maps of Philadelphia





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1687 - A Mapp of ye Improved Part of Pensilvania in America. Divided into Countyes, Townships and Lotts Surveyed by Tho: Holme . . . .

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Holme's Map of Philadelphia in Deluxe Contemporary Dutch Color Extraordinary map of the area around Philadelphia, as surveyed by Thomas Holme at the request of William Penn. Offered here in extraordinary original color, quite possibly the finest...


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1752 - A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent With a Perspective View of the State-House

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An Interesting Mid-Century Lithographic Edition of the Scull & Heap Philadelphia Interesting Wagner & McGuigan edition of Scull & Heap's seminal Philadelphia map. When first issued in 1752, the famous Scull and Heap plan was intended to...


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1779 - The East Prospect of the City of Philadelphia in the Province of Pennsylvania

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The Earliest Reasonably Obtainable View of Philadelphia Fine large format view of Philadelphia, with inset views of the State House and Battery, which appeared in the London Magazine. The view is based on George Heap's famed drawing of the City,...


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1799 - Philadelphia in Amerika. / Bonaparte an der spitze seiner Pariser National Garde am 8 Novemb. 1799

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Capital of the United States Rare early view of Philadelphia, then capital of the United States, from a rare German publication The view was published in "Allgemeine Welt-Chronik oder neue und wichtige Zeit-Geschichte aller Länder und Völker." The...


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1811 - To The Citizens of Philadelphia, This New Plan of the City and its Environs. Taken from Actual Survey Is Respectfully Dedicated by their Humble Servt. John A. Paxton . . .

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Rare early plan of Philadelphia, which appeared in published by John Paxton and engraved by William Harrison of Philadelphia. The map shows West at the top and provides a very different treatment of the City, when compared to predecessor plans such as...


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1828 - Plan von Philadelphia

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Early map of Philadelphia, published in Weimar, Germany. The map provides a fine picture of Philadelphia at the end of the 1820s. The map appeared in Reise Sr. Hoheit des herzogs Bernhard zu Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach durch Nord-Amerika in den jahren...


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1835 - Girard College for Orphans at Philadelphia, Penn.

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Striking view of the Girard College for Orphans, designed by Thomas Ustick Walter and engraved by A.W. Graham. Girard College was founded in 1833 and opened on January 1, 1848. Founded by Stephen Girard, the school was intended as a school for poor,...


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1855 - Philadelphia

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Detailed map of of Philadelphia, colored by wards and showing streets, roads, buildings, rail lines, wharfs, stations and other details. An excellent pre-Civil War map. JH Colton was one of the pre-eminent American map publishing firms in the mid-19th...


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1874 - Machinery Hall. Centennial International Exhibition. Fairmount Park Philadelphia. 1876.

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Fine example of Louis Aubrun's view of Machinery Hall, one of the primary exhibition buildings constructed for the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. This fine tinted lithographic view was one of a group of views commissioned in 1874 by the...


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1874 - Art Gallery. Centennial International Exhibition. Fairmount Park Philadelphia. 1876.

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Fine example of Thomas Hunter's view of the Art Gallery, one of the primary exhibition buildings constructed for the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. This fine tinted lithographic view was one of a group of views commissioned in 1874 by the...


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1875 - Bird's Eye View, Centennial Buildings. Fairmount Park Philadelphia. 1876.

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Fine example of Thomas Hunter's view of the Art Gallery, one of the primary exhibition buildings constructed for the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. The map shows the five major buildings: the Main Exhibition Building, Memorial Hall (Art...


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1895 - Philadelphia and Vicinity

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Highly detailed map of Philadelphia, extending west of the Schuylkill River. Shows roads, streets, buildings, piers, ferry's, railroads and depots, colleges, reservoirs, etc. Beautiful large format with inset of Philadelphia and neighboring counties.


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1846 - Philadelphia

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Detailed and interesting map of Philadelphia, published by SA Mitchell in 1846 and engraved by Burroughs. The map is hand colored apparently by Wards, although curiously so. Includes an index of public buildings, hotels, churches (including a Jewish...


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1852 - Philadelphia

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Detailed and interesting map of Philadelphia, includes an index of public buildings, hotels, churches (including a "Jews Synagogue") and banks. The map has been updated from the pre-1850 edition of the map, to include several new townships, etc.


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1860 - Plan of property of the United States comprising Fort Mifflin mud island and the Old Lazaretto

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Antique hand-drawn map of the Fort Mifflin area on a mammoth scale. The fort is the only active American military base to predate the Declaration of Independence. This map presents the fort and mud island it occupies on as they stood at the beginning...