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Charles Bulfinch, architect and citizen

Charles A. Place

Charles Bulfinch, architect and citizen

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, and New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles A. Place.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA737.B8 P5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 294 p.
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6685148M
    LC Control Number25027877
    OCLC/WorldCa656299


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