Synopses & Reviews
Celebrating America's favorite cities and landscapes, this series combines historic interest and contemporary beauty. Then and Now features fascinating archival photographs contrasted with specifically commissioned, full-color images of the same scenes today. This series is a visual lesson in the historic changes of the nation's greatest landscapes and a captivating look at how time changes the world in which we live.
A look at the history of Philadelphia, with stunning modern and historic photography and captions describing the development of this famous city. Part of the highly successful "Then and Now" series, this book looks at the changes in this historic city.
This oversized edition takes a look at the history of Philadelphia, from Independence Hall to Society Hill, with both modern and historic photography and captions describing the development of this famous city. 140 photos.
About the Author
Ed Mauger, founder of Philadelphia on Foot, has fashioned unique tours based on his in-depth knowledge of city history and architecture and of the streets and byways of old Philadelphia. His wit, warmth and storytelling abilities have earned him praise as "Philadelphia's favorite colonial guide," as well as plaudits by critics from coast to coast. Dubbed a genial campus legend when he left his position as Associate Dean at Rutgers University, Ed has also authored several articles on Philadelphia history and colonial high life.