history of the city of Albany, New York from the discovery of the great river in 1524, by Verrazzano, to the present time by Arthur James Weise

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Statementby Arthur James Weise.
SeriesA Heritage classic
LC ClassificationsF129.A357 W45 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 520 p., [42] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages520
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Open LibraryOL460834M
ISBN 100788408623
LC Control Number98179218

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