Item #009476 Official Hand Book City Hall Philadelphia 1901-1902
Official Hand Book City Hall Philadelphia 1901-1902
Official Hand Book City Hall Philadelphia 1901-1902
Official Hand Book City Hall Philadelphia 1901-1902

Official Hand Book City Hall Philadelphia 1901-1902

Philadelphia: City Publishing Co., 1901. Hardcover. 168 p., 12 leaves of portraits: illustrations; 25 cm. Blue and yellow cloth with gilt cover title. Endpapers decorated in green. Philadelphia's City Hall was under construction from 1871 to 1901. This publication celebrated both the newly-opened building, providing dimensions of the structure and comparative heights with other tall buildings throughout the world, and the city's government with portraits of the mayor, Samuel H. Ashbridge, and other officials. It also contains information about the city, with photographs of other important buildings and monuments, and advertisements for local businesses. Scarce. In Very Good Condition: cover lightly soiled, with several small ink spots; ends of spine starting to fray; internally clean and solid. Very Good. Item #009476

Price: $125.00