The Public Ledger Building, Philadelphia : with an account of the proceedings connected with its opening June 20,1867.

Philadelphia, George W. Childs 1868.

Reference: 02754
Price: £145 [convert currency]

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8vo. ix + (1) + 186pp (incl. engr portrait frontis as pp i-ii), 1 engr plate, 7 woodcut text ills. Pub cloth. From the library of the Oesterreichischen Ingenieur- und Architekten-Verein, with its 19th century library stamps on title leaf (but no other library markings).

A volume issued to mark the official opening of the new building built for the Public Ledger newspaper in 1866-7 to designs by the well-known Philadelphia architect John McArthur jr. It combines a description of the new building with a verbatim account of the speeches and festivities at its opening.

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