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History of the city of New York

Mary Louise Booth

History of the city of New York

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Published by E. P. Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York (N.Y.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mary L. Booth
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 6390
    The Physical Object
    Pagination920 p. :
    Number of Pages920
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16338448M


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