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Philadelphia

Philadelphia

  • Women Healers Women Healers

    Women Healers

    $39.95
    In her eighteenth-century medical recipe manuscript, the  Philadelphia healer Elizabeth Coates Paschall asserted her ingenuity and authority with the bold strokes of her pen. Paschall developed an extensive healing practice, consulted medical texts,...
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  •  Matisse in the Barnes Foundation  Matisse in the Barnes Foundation

    Matisse in the Barnes Foundation

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    This item requires a $10 Shipping Surcharge. Some fragile, heavy, or oversized items require additional surcharges that allow us to ensure your purchase arrives quickly and safely. Matisse in the Barnes Foundation is a vibrant...
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  • Build A Philadelphia Chippendale Dressing Table Build A Philadelphia Chippendale Dressing Table

    Build A Philadelphia Chippendale Dressing Table

    $60.00
    Build one of the most iconic and elegant forms in American furniture history. Expert furniture crafter Kubalak teaches how to craft a reproduction of one of the most highly embellished and finest examples ever made. Using step-by-step photos, Kubalak...
    $60.00
  • Phantoms of Fairmont Phantoms of Fairmont

    Phantoms of Fairmont

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    Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods and Fairmount is among its most famous.  But you know it for the Parkway and the museums.  Did you know it is also home to a ghostly history?  Eastern State Penitentiary has had countless reports of...
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  • Walking Philadelphia 2nd Edition Walking Philadelphia 2nd Edition

    Walking Philadelphia: 2nd Edition

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    Award-winning journalist Natalie Pompilio guides you through 30 unique walking tours in this comprehensive guidebook. Go beyond the obvious with self-guided tours that showcase famed fare as well as vintage boutiques, high-end shopping destinations,...
    $18.95
  • Lost Restaurants of Philadelphia Lost Restaurants of Philadelphia

    Lost Restaurants of Philadelphia

    $23.99
    Long before Philadelphia’s food scene was splashed on covers of Bon Appétit and local establishments garnered accolades like “America’s best  restaurant,” culinary pioneers set the city’s restaurant industry ablaze. Frenchman Georges Perrier brought...
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  • Devils Pool Sarah Kaufman Devils Pool Sarah Kaufman

    Devil's Pool Sarah Kaufman

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    Made at a swimming hole in Philadelphia where bathing is illegal, the  Devil’s Pool photographs recognize the human need to revel in our  physical selves and commune with the natural world. The Devil’s Pool photographs explore a swimming hole...
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  • Fragile Freedom Fragile Freedom

    Fragile Freedom

    $24.00
    This book is the first to chronicle the lives of African American women in the urban north during the early years of the republic. A Fragile Freedom  investigates how African American women in Philadelphia journeyed from enslavement to the...
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  • Not All Wives Not All Wives

    Not All Wives

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    Marital status was a fundamental legal and cultural feature of women's identity in the eighteenth century. Free women who were not married could own property and make wills, contracts, and court appearances,  rights that the law of coverture...
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  • United States Constitution Tan United States Constitution Tan

    United States Constitution Tan

    $36.00
    Our nation's history fits neatly in the palm of your hand.  This palm sized leather bound book is a 192 page edition containing the complete United States Constitution, the Bill of  Rights, and every constitutional amendment to the present day...
    $36.00
  • Italian Legacy in Philadelphia Italian Legacy in Philadelphia

    Italian Legacy in Philadelphia

    $50.00
    Italian arts and culture have been a significant influence on Philadelphia dating back to Thomas Jefferson and colonial times.  Throughout the ensuing decades, Italian art and architecture styles flourished, and wealthy Philadelphians traveled to...
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  • Philadelphia Builds Essays on Architecture Philadelphia Builds Essays on Architecture

    Philadelphia Builds: Essays on Architecture

    $24.95
    An in-depth tout of Philadelphia’s architectural history from the 1700s to the present day—for the general reader.   In Philadelphia Builds, architecture critic Michael J. Lewis explains why Philadelphia has produced so many extraordinary...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art AMCs Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia Philadelphia Museum of Art AMCs Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia

    AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia

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    AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia offers 50 of the region's best hikes for all levels. Ideal for families, tourists, and locals alike, this easy-to-use guide will help hikers explore Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware year-round, from...
    $18.95
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    Warren Rohrer Warren Rohrer

    Warren Rohrer

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    This text accompanies the first museum survey of the mature work of Warren Rohrer, one of the premiere abstract artists to work in Philadelphia in the 20th century, bringing together 32 large-scale paintings from the years 1972 to 1993. This selection...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Capital Philadelphias Cultures of Making Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Capital Philadelphias Cultures of Making

    Craft Capital Philadelphia's Cultures of Making

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    How can a broken artifact represent a city? The Liberty Bell cracked on the very first attempt to make it sound, and had to be recast twice and remolded with additional copper to improve its alloy. Today, it hangs in  Independence Hall, where it...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia: Portraits of the City Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia: Portraits of the City

    Philadelphia: Portraits of the City

    $65.00
    "Our Philadelphia, as is all our history, is made of these moments:  photographs and stories. And in our effort to find and delineate these  moments we also recognized that we approached a sense of place. Circling  ever closer to a shared...
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  • Museum Exclusive
    Philadelphia Skyline Bookmark in book Philadelphia Skyline Bookmark

    Philadelphia Skyline Bookmark

    $14.00
    When you've got to put down that page-turner, you'll be glad to see the Philadelphia Skyline where you left off.  Museum Exclusive Solid brass, electro-plated with non-tarnishing silver finish, giclee print Bookmark measures 1" x 3 1/2";...
    $14.00
  • Philadelphia Architecture: A Guide To The City Interior of book "Philadelphia Architecture: A Guide To The City"

    Philadelphia Architecture: A Guide To The City

    $28.00
    Philadelphia Architecture, A Guide to the City (Fourth Edition)  provides hundreds of descriptions and photographs, both  color and black and white, of the city's architecturally most  significant buildings. Spanning more than three...
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  • Cover of the book "A Guide To Philadelphia's Public Art" by Margot Berg Interior of the book "A Guide To Philadelphia's Public Art" by Margot Berg

    A Guide To Philadelphia's Public Art

    $10.00
    This beautifully illustrated city guide attests to Philadelphia's long-standing commitment to public art. Complete with color photos, introductory essays, and fun facts, this book is a must-have for any modern-day flaneur and art lover in the...
    $10.00
  • Cover of Philadelphia: Pictorial Map And Walking Guide

    Philadelphia: Pictorial Map And Walking Guide

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    This pictoral map of Philadelphia features detailed illustrations of points of interest, as well as historical information and sight seeing reccomendations. It incorporates antique imagery and architectural renderings of Philadelphias most renowened...
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  • On Sale
    Cover / slipcase of book The 1772 Philadelphia Furniture Price Book: A Facsimile Cover / slipcase and book The 1772 Philadelphia Furniture Price Book: A Facsimile

    The 1772 Philadelphia Furniture Price Book: A Facsimile

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    By Alexandra  Alevizatos  Kirtley In 1772, a group of Philadelphia artisans published Prices of Cabinet and Chair Work, a 36-page booklet listing furniture forms, retail prices, and journeymen's wages. Rediscovered in 2003, the single surviving...
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