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Empire state, a pictorial record of its construction by Vernon Howe Bailey

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Published by W.E. Rudge in New York .
Written in English


  • Empire State Building (New York, N.Y.)

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Edition Notes

Statementdrawings by Vernon Howe Bailey.
ContributionsStarrett, William Aiken, 1877-
LC ClassificationsNC1075 .B
The Physical Object
Pagination[12] p., 25 pl., 1 l. col. front.
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6757663M
LC Control Number31011882

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