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Scharf , J. Thomas and Thompson Westcott
History of Philadelphia
L. H. Everets & Co., Philadelphia, 1884. History of Philadelphia by J. Thomas Scharf and Thompson Westcott. Three heavy quarto volumes with gold blind-stamped lettering. Publisher: L. H. Everets & Co., Philadelphia, 1884. First edition. Extensively illustrated with maps and plates. Publisher's pebble-grain brown cloth with beveled edges, gilt spine and cover lettering, coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Bindings are in near fine condition, a few spots of scuffing else in fine condition. The standard history with over 400 illustrations in its more than 2400 pages. (2399 pages plus the plates). Contents clean, with occasional light foxing. Front gutter to volume 1 repaired, else all are nice tight copies. Overall a beautiful set. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #20-129. Price: $500. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Discovery Bay Old Books [Brentwood, CA, U.S.A.]
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