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Stock# 24192

Rare early view of Philadelphia, which appeared in Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann's Taschenbuch der Reisen, a 12 volume work describing Zimmerman's travels throughout the world.

Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann (1743-1815) was a German philosopher, biologist and geographer. He studied at the University of Leiden, Halle and Goettingen. He travelled a lot in Europe. One of his big publications was Taschenbuch der Reisen, 12 annual editions ( Leipzig 1802-1813).