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9 edition of The Washington Monument found in the catalog.

The Washington Monument

it stands for all

by Thomas B. Allen

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Discovery Books in New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • Washington Region,
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Monuments -- Washington (D.C.),
    • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.) -- History.,
    • Washington Region -- History.,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 172) and index.

      StatementThomas B. Allen ; [foreword by Stephen E. Ambrose].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF203.4.W3 A46 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination172 p. :
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6780130M
      ISBN 101563319217, 1563317885
      LC Control Number00025608

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