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Seeing Detroit, land and water

O"Connell, John Patrick

Seeing Detroit, land and water

a descriptive guide to points of interest in and around Detroit

by O"Connell, John Patrick

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Published by The Griswold Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Detroit (Mich.)
    • Subjects:
    • Detroit (Mich.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John P. O"Connell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF574.D4 O18
      The Physical Object
      Pagination69, [3] p.
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6571949M
      LC Control Number14022160
      OCLC/WorldCa14279026

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