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GRADY'S DIRECTORY MONTGOMERY GUIDE AND REFERENCE BOOK OF MONTGOMERY, PA; NAMES OF THE CITIZENS, STREET AND NUMERICAL DIRECTORY, MAPS OF THE BOROUGH AND COUNTY 1897, Gradym Thomas E

Author Name    Gradym Thomas E

Title   GRADY'S DIRECTORY MONTGOMERY GUIDE AND REFERENCE BOOK OF MONTGOMERY, PA; NAMES OF THE CITIZENS, STREET AND NUMERICAL DIRECTORY, MAPS OF THE BOROUGH AND COUNTY 1897

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good with no dust jacket

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Montgomery, PA Thoms E Grady 1897

Seller ID   27825

Travel Guide; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Brief aging to end papers. Wear to base of spines, contents fine.

Price = 93.95 USD


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