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National landmarks, America"s treasures

the National Park Foundation"s complete guide to national historic landmarks

by S. Allen Chambers

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Historic sites -- United States -- Guidebooks,
    • National monuments -- United States -- Guidebooks,
    • United States -- Guidebooks

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      StatementS. Allen Chambers, Jr.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      ContributionsNational Park Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE159 .C43 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 548 p. :
      Number of Pages548
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL40481M
      ISBN 100471197645
      LC Control Number99031114

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