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The story of Golden Gate Park

Guy J. Giffen

The story of Golden Gate Park

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Published in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Golden Gate Park (San Francisco, Calif.),
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Parks.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Guy and Helen Giffen.
    ContributionsGiffen, Helen S. 1893-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF869.S3 G45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p.
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22955157M
    LC Control Number49005580


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