New York City, then and now, 1626-1942 a series of views to illustrate the great development of a cosmopolitan city from the Dutch period to the present. by Alexander J. Wall

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GenrePictorial works.
ContributionsNew-York Historical Society.
LC ClassificationsF128.37 .N7
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Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL6440614M
LC Control Number42023986

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