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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Published by New-York Historical Society in New York .

Written in English

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  • New York (N.Y.)

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  • New York (N.Y.) -- Pictorial works.

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Book details

GenrePictorial works.
ContributionsNew-York Historical Society.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.37 .N7
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6440614M
LC Control Number42023986
OCLC/WorldCa2323269

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