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3 edition of Colonial lighthouses found in the catalog.

Colonial lighthouses

Margaret Pyle Hassert

Colonial lighthouses

by Margaret Pyle Hassert

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Mosaic Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
  • History,
  • Lighthouses,
  • Miniature books,
  • Specimens,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11216657M
    ISBN 100880140720
    ISBN 109780880140720
    OCLC/WorldCa42982008

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