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1492 The World"s Columbian exposition, Chicago, 1893 by Wabash railroad company. [from old catalog]

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Published by Poole bros. in Chicago .
Written in English

Book details:

LC ClassificationsT500.C1 W14
The Physical Object
Pagination[55] p.
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24650940M
LC Control Number05028567

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