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Philadelphia neighborhoods

Gus Spector

Philadelphia neighborhoods

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .
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    Subjects:
  • Neighborhood -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • Historic buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Pictorial works,
  • Postcards -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGus Spector.
    GenrePictorial works.
    SeriesPostcard history series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF158.68.A1 S73 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22970882M
    ISBN 100738557447
    ISBN 109780738557441
    LC Control Number2007937782


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