London: Charles Knight & Co. 1844. unbound. Map. Steel engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 14.75" x 11.75" very good(+).
Beautiful town plan of Philadelphia. Shows streets, parks, notable buildings and institutions (listed in a numbered key) and railroad lines. Includes views of "The United States Bank" and "The Exchange". In excellent condition. The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge was formed in 1826 and published low cost maps with the goal of reaching a large market, while still maintaining high quality and precision.