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The Washington monument...

An authentic history of its origin and construction, and a complete description of its memorial tablets

by Rudolph De Zapp

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by The Caroline publishing co. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Also available in digital form on the Internet Archive Web site.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsF203.4.W3 D5
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24588796M
LC Control Number00004035


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