Catalogue of the Books Belonging to the Library of The Franklin Institute: Of the State of Pennsylvania, for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts ; with an Appendix, Containing the Works Added Since the Year 1847

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R. W. Barnard & sons, printers, 1851 - Architecture - 185 pages
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