Boston"s Back Bay by Anthony Mitchell Sammarco

Cover of: Boston

Published by Arcadia in Dover, N.H .

Written in English

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  • Social life and customs,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesBack Bay
StatementAnthony Mitchell Sammarco
SeriesImages of America
LC ClassificationsF73.68.B3 S26 1997x
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24928797M
ISBN 100752408283
ISBN 109780752408286

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