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6 edition of A history of Chicago ... found in the catalog.

A history of Chicago ...

Bessie Louise Pierce

A history of Chicago ...

by Bessie Louise Pierce

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chicago (Ill.)
    • Subjects:
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- History

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF548.3 .P54 1937
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6351984M
      LC Control Number37008801
      OCLC/WorldCa1865744

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