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City of independence : views of Philadelphia before 1800

Author: Martin P Snyder
Publisher: New York : Praeger Publishers, 1975.
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The foundation, planning, and growth of Philadelphia have been recorded pictorially in far greater detail than have most other American cities. To concentrate on Philadelphia's early years is rewarding not only because so much of our nation's early political and social life took place there but also because the city affords a look at orderly town planning at its most controlled, and the structures erected comprise a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: In art
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Snyder, Martin P.
City of independence.
New York : Praeger Publishers, 1975
(OCoLC)564429775
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin P Snyder
ISBN: 0275220303 9780275220303
OCLC Number: 1879945
Description: 304 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Other Titles: Views of Philadelphia before 1800
Responsibility: Martin P. Snyder.

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The foundation, planning, and growth of Philadelphia have been recorded pictorially in far greater detail than have most other American cities. To concentrate on Philadelphia's early years is rewarding not only because so much of our nation's early political and social life took place there but also because the city affords a look at orderly town planning at its most controlled, and the structures erected comprise a microcosm of our architectural history. -- from http://ojs.libraries.psu.edu (March 14, 2014).

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