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11 edition of The book of Philadelphia found in the catalog.

The book of Philadelphia

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Published by The Penn Publishing Company in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Subjects:
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert Shackleton ... illustrated with photographs and with drawings by R.L. Boyer and Herbert Pullinger.
      LC ClassificationsF158.5 .S19
      The Physical Object
      Pagination5 p. l., 413 p.
      Number of Pages413
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6613636M
      LC Control Number19000869

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