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The World"s Fair its meaning and scope ; its old-world friends, their countries, customs and religions ; what they will exhibit ; the United States at the fair ; the city and the site ; the colossal structures by H. G. Cutler

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Published by Star Publishing in Chicago .
Written in English


  • World"s Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)

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cat 20051209 llb

Statementby H.G. Cutler
LC ClassificationsT500.C1 C9
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 640 p. :
Number of Pages640
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24833075M

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