Philadelphia as it is in 1852 : being a correct guide to all the public buildings; literary, scientific, and benevolent institutions; and places of amusement ; remarkable objects; manufacturies; commercial warehouses; and wholesale and retail stores in Philadelphia and its vicinity; with illustrations and a map of the city and environs. By R.A. Smith.

Smith, R. A., active 1852.
Philadelphia, Lindsay and Blakiston, 1852.
2 p.l., [ii]-xvi, [13]-452 p. front., illus., fold. map. 19 cm.

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Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Description and travel.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Added t.-p., in colors.
Includes index.
Publisher's advertisements on back free endpaper and pastedown.
"With illustrations and a map of the city and environs."
Publisher's advertisements on p. 422-438 (alternate pages) and on front and back endpapers. General advertisements throughout.
"C. Sherman, printer, 19 St. James Street"--T.p. verso.
With an added chromolithographed t.p. by Thomas Sinclair.
Map engraved by Friend & Aub and printed by T. Sinclair.
Binding: In full red leather with blind tooled front and back boards; also front board has gilt Philadelphia coat of arms; spine with gilt design and gilt letters.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has autograph of Edward H. Chase.
Athenaeum copy: Gift of Alma Struble, 1998.
Athenaeum copy: This copy replaces old copy which lacks map.
Athenaeum copy: Front endpaper inscribed as: Bertha M. Davis.
Athenaeum copy: Front pastedown inscribed as: To Joseph and Bertha Davis, from Edwin Page, 1925.
Penn Provenance:
Chase, Eward H. (autograph) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Bonnell, Henry H. (Henry Houston), 1859-1926 (donor) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
Hamilton, S. Amer. book illustrators (1968 ed.), 467
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Davis, Bertha M. , Former owner
Davis, Joseph. , Former owner
Page, Edwin. , Former owner
Sinclair, Thomas S., approximately 1805-1881 , Lithographer
Sherman, Conger, 1793-1867 , Printer
Friend & Aub. , Engraver
Lindsay & Blakiston. , Publisher