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Published by E.E. Sheppard in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and travel.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesToronto by gaslight.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 92478
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (41 fr.)
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17440295M
ISBN 10066592478X

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