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Strange and fascinating facts about Washington, D.C.

Fred L. Worth

Strange and fascinating facts about Washington, D.C.

by Fred L. Worth

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Published by Bell Pub. Co., Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Miscellanea.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFred L. Worth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF194.5 .W67 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 297 p. ;
      Number of Pages297
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2403288M
      ISBN 100517641135
      LC Control Number87033672
      OCLC/WorldCa17353980

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