1985 · Philadelphia
by Burke, Bobbye and Trina Vaux
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985. Hardcover. VG-/VG- (overall light shelfwear to dust jacket and block edges, light foxing to block edges, ink inscription on ffep). Black cloth boards with gilt lettering, color illustrated dust jacket, xix, 159 pp, decorative end pages, profusely illustrated in bw. "This well-balanced volume provides a clear and lively history of the neighborhood and a scholary yet eminentrly readable exposition of the identifying features and styles of the buildings. Historic Rittenhouse is a wealth of practical nuts and bolts information on maintenance and preservation, from foundation to roof, and will be useful to homeowners, investors, and developers." - dust jacket. Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-146) and index.
(Inventory #: 176628)