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Quaint corners in Philadelphia : with one hundred and seventy-four illustrations / by Joseph Pennell and others.

Publication:
Philadelphia ; New York : John Wanamaker, c1922.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 9-506 p. : ill., ports. ; 19 cm.
Edition:
Rev. ed.
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Subjects:
Philadelphia (Pa.).
Contents:
A Quaker soldier / Helen Campbell
The city of a dream / Helen Campbell
Caspipina: the story of a mother church / Louise Stockton
Old Saint Joseph's / Elizabeth Robins
The old Philadelphia library / Louise Stockton
Quaker and Tory / Helen Campbell
The Philadelphia post-office / Edwin A. Barber
City Hall square / Joseph Jackson
Public schools / Eliza S. Turner
A master builder / Helen Campbell
Early abolitionists / Helen Campbell
Medical education / Helen Campbell
The bettering-house and other charities / Louise Stockton
The right to bear arms / Frank Willing Leach
Stephen Girard: mariner and merchant / Louise Stockton.
Notes:
The chapters were originally written for the weekly magazine Our continent, and appeared during 1882 and 1883.
Published in 1883 under title: A sylvan city: or, Quaint corners in Philadelphia.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Copy 2 from Eli P. Zebooker collection.
Athenaeum copy: Copy 1 gift of Irvin R. Glazer?
Athenaeum copy: Copy 2 bears bookplate: "Ex libris eli p. zebooker."
Contributor:
Stockton, Louise, 1838-1914.
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936.
Barber, Edwin Atlee, 1851-1916.
Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946.
Turner, Eliza Sproat, 1826-1903.
Leach, Frank Willing, 1855-1943.
Campbell, Helen, 1839-1918.
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926.
Zebooker, Eli P. , Former owner
John Wanamaker (Firm)