Building early America contributions toward the history of a great industry

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Statementthe Carpenters" Company of the City and County of Philadelphia ; Charles E. Peterson, editor.
ContributionsPeterson, Charles E. 1906-, Carpenters" Company of the City and County of Philadelphia.
LC ClassificationsTH23 .B73 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 407 p. :
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1750765M
ISBN 10187933531X
LC Control Number92073475

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