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Washington, D.C., past & present

the guide to the Nation"s Capital

by William M. Maury

  • 13 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by CBS Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Guidebooks,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- History,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Description and travel,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- History

    • About the Edition

      Text and abundant illustrations document the growth of the nation"s capital city from a frontier village to a thriving metropolis.

      Edition Notes

      Statementwritten by William M. Maury.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF192.3 .M34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p., [1] fold. leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5061023M
      LC Control Number74025430

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