Boston curiosities a history of extraordinary personalities, portentous places, and singular events by Theodore G. Clarke

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cookery -- Massachusetts -- Boston,
  • Historic buildings -- Massachusetts -- Boston,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Anecdotes,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Anecdotes

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementTed Clarke.
GenreAnecdotes., Biography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF73.36 .C53 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17009233M
ISBN 109781596295803
LC Control Number2008032145
OCLC/WorldCa236082711

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