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|Statement||the Carpenters" Company of the City and County of Philadelphia ; Charles E. Peterson, editor.|
|Contributions||Peterson, Charles E. 1906-, Carpenters" Company of the City and County of Philadelphia.|
|LC Classifications||TH23 .B73 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 407 p. :|
|Number of Pages||407|
|LC Control Number||92073475|
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