The Washington sketch book. by Viator

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Published by Mohun, Ebbs & Hough; [etc., etc.] in New York .

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  • Washington (D.C.)

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  • Washington (D.C.)

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StatementBy Viator [pseud.]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF194 .V34
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, [7]-273 p.
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6973040M
LC Control Number06028024
OCLC/WorldCa1515238

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