Official guide to the World"s Columbian exposition in the city of Chicago ... May 1 to October 26, 1893 ... by Flinn, John Joseph

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Published by The Columbian guide company in Chicago .

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StatementComp. by John J. Flinn. Issued under authority of the World"s Columbian exposition.
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LC ClassificationsT500.A1 F67a
The Physical Object
Pagination301 p. incl. front., illus.
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6959683M
LC Control Number05028672
OCLC/WorldCa1140702

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