New city buildings, 1860

  • 63 Pages
  • 2.82 MB
  • English
King & Baird , Philadelphia
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 86/7752 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. ; 23 cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2308201M
LC Control Number86185003

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