Guide to the great exhibition
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Guide to the great exhibition

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Published by George Routledge in London .
Written in English

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Statementcontaining a description of every principal object of interest. With a plan pointing out the easiest and most systematic way of examining the contents of the Crystal Palace.
ContributionsRoutledge, George and Co.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,231 :
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20305272M

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