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Washington Monument illustrated, complete guide and history : authentic facts and figures by

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Published by I.C. Emery in [United States] .
Written in English


  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)

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Statement[Ina Capitola Emery, editor-publisher].
ContributionsEmery, Ina Capitola.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17781493M

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