Philadelphia PA: Porter & Coates, 1875. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Item #27209
(7) + xvi + 425 pages + 70 + (2) pages of advertisements at back, many illustrated and including a separate index for these businesses. With 4 folding maps in pockets at front and back: Centennial Grounds Fairmount Park; a Diagram Showing the Principal Points of Interest on the Water Frontage of the Port; a large map of Fairmount Park to Accompany Westcott's Guide Book to Philadelphia drawn by S. Crawford Smith, C.E.; and a large Railway Map of Philadelphia, printed in two colors. The text is illustrated in black and white throughout with notable Philadelphia architecture and areas of historical significance. With information on theatres and amusements, hotels, secret societies & their halls, money, banks & trust companies, passenger railways and their routes, hack charges & regulations, postage, baggage, foreign consuls in Philadelphia, churches, list of places to be seen and excursions from Philadelphia. Title page with the stamp of collector George Brush M.D., U.S. Navy; in service as a surgeon & medical inspector, from 1861-1894 and his small book-number ticket. Volume approx. 4 3/4" x 6 7/8" size; bound in the publisher's decoratively black stamped and gilt-illustrated green cloth, gilt spine titles. Cloth color mottled; large map with splitting along old fold lines; darkened some, small chip to margin, no loss; text contents clean and in very good condition.