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Philly Firsts

The Famous, Infamous, and Quirky of the City of Brotherly Love

by Janice L. Booker

  • 330 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Camino Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Miscellanea,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • Trivia,
  • History,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8420076M
    ISBN 100940159449
    ISBN 109780940159440
    OCLC/WorldCa40573234

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