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4 edition of History of the city of New York. found in the catalog.

History of the city of New York.

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Published by W. R. C. Clark in New York .
Written in English

  • New York (N.Y.) -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF128.3 .B73, Microfilm 70698 F
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23400890M
    LC Control Number01014305

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