Travels in Philadelphia (Classic Reprint)
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):8.9 x 5.9 x 0.9
- Publication Date:July 10, 2012
These sketches were all written for the Philadelphia Evening Public Ledger, which has kindly given permission for their reissue. They were put down under necessary conditions of haste, and I fear that scrupulous and better informed lovers of the city may find much to censure. But they were not intended as a formal portrait, merely as snapshots of vivacious phases of the life of today. Philadelphia, most livable and lovable of large cities, makes a unique appeal to the meditative stroller. I am very grateful indeed to Mr. Frank H. Taylor for letting me include some of his delightful drawings, which preserve the outlines and graces of so many Philadelphia
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