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(The stranger's guide.) [electronic resource] : An alphabetical list of all the wards, streets, roads, lanes, alleys, avenues, courts, wharves, ship yards, public buildings, etc. in the city and suburbs of Philadelphia, with references for finding their situations on an alphabetical plan. / By John Adems Paxton
Bib ID 3757146
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Paxton, John Adams
 
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Description [Philadelphia] : To be had of Edward Parker, bookseller, 178 High Street; at all of the other principal booksellers; and of the publisher. Price $2.25., [1811] 
56 p., 1 folded leaf of plates : 1 map ; 18 cm. 
Series

Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 21000.

Notes

Cover title, on printed paper label: The stranger's guide. Paxton's alphabetical plan of Philadelphia.

Copyright May 15, 1810 by John Adems Paxton. Page 17 states: "In the year 1811, we behold [Philadelphia] rich and flourishing." Page 18 cites "an enumeration taken in November 1810."

The map is "Drawn under the direction of J.A. Paxton, by Wm. Strickland. Published as the act directs, January 1, 1811. Printed C.P. Harrison. W. Harrison sct."

"Prices of map and book."--printed slip affixed inside front cover.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

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Shaw & Shoemaker 21000

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 21000). 
Subjects Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Directories.
Form/genre City directories  |  Maps
Place United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Other authors/contributors Strickland, William, 1787-1854, cartographer  |  Harrison, William, 1774,- engraver

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