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Phelps' Hundred Cities and Large Towns of America: with Railroad Distances throughout the United States, Maps of Thirteen Cities, and Other Embellishments,
1/20/2014 - Discovery Auction
Paper wrappers, 8vo, 81pp, b/w maps and illustrations. A first printing of this important and informational book including statistics of the cities mentioned.

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Front cover missing, pages are water marked, some edges rubbed and worn.
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