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When did the Statue of Liberty turn green?

and 101 other questions about New York City

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementthe staff of the New-York Historical Society Library.
    GenreMiscellanea
    ContributionsNew-York Historical Society. Library.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF128.36 .W47 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24002850M
    ISBN 109780231147422, 9780231147439, 9780231519397
    LC Control Number2009053437


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