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2 edition of How our streets got their names. found in the catalog.

How our streets got their names.

Montreal. City Planning Dept.

How our streets got their names.

[Compiled by] Paul Gauthier and Georges-F. Séguin. The English translation by Mr. Séguin

by Montreal. City Planning Dept.

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Published in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Montreal -- Streets

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGauthier, Paul, Séguin, Georges F.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF5497 M68 A513
    The Physical Object
    Pagination117p.
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14313155M

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