Philadelphia Scrapple: Whimsical Bits Ancient Eccentrics & the City's Oddities (signed by two contributors). "Several Anonymous Philadelphians"

Philadelphia Scrapple: Whimsical Bits Ancient Eccentrics & the City's Oddities (signed by two contributors)

Richmond, VA: Dietz Press, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. Scarce. Hardcover in red cloth stamped in gilt. SIGNED ON THE HALF-TITLE PAGE BY contributors , "With best wishes/ Harold Donaldson Eberlein" and Caroline Cadwalader. Fine, gilt lettering a touch dulled. Issued without dust jacket. Collection of anecdotal pieces about Philadelphia by various authors. Includes are pieces on the social scene, servants, opera going, eqipage, food, drink, "caterers and undertakers", great ladies, gardens, heraldry, heirlooms, etc. The foreword indicates that the book was assenbled (and probably contributed to) at the request of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. fine. Item #E21962

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