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Three Hundred Years With the Pennsylvania Traveler

by W. H. Shank

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Published by Amer Canal & Trans Ctr .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9620434M
ISBN 100933788002
ISBN 109780933788008
OCLC/WorldCa49030117

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