Philadelphia a Guide to the Nation's Birthplace.
Philadelphia: William Penn Association of Philadelphia, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Boards with moderate wear to extremities. Gilt lettering faded. The binding is a bit shaken. Former owner's name on front free endpaper and title page. Small tears to first blank page. Tiny open tear to first few pages not affecting readability. Rear maps missing. ; Formatted along the lines of the state guides, this comprehensive history of the cradle of liberty has sections on history, media, transport, recreation, numerous photos, and stops along the way in notable towns. Stated first edition. The WPA Guide Philadelphia, together with NYC, is one of the rarest among the WPA city guides. ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxiii, 704 pages. Very Good-.
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