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oldest library in Washington

Frederick Richmond Goff

oldest library in Washington

the Rare Book Division of the Library of Congress

by Frederick Richmond Goff

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Published by Columbia Historical Society in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library of Congress. Rare Book Division

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Frederick R. Goff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ733.U63 R36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination332-345 p.
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4558937M
    LC Control Number77030120


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