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The building of the city beautiful

Joaquin Miller

The building of the city beautiful

by Joaquin Miller

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Published by A. Brandt in Trenton, N.J .
Written in English


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Statementby Joaquin Miller.
The Physical Object
Pagination243 p., 1 leaf of plates :
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17637662M

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