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Bar Harbor"s gilded century

Lydia Bodman Vandenbergh

Bar Harbor"s gilded century

opulence to ashes

by Lydia Bodman Vandenbergh

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Published by Down East Books, Distributed to the trade by National Book Network in Camden, Me, [Lanham, MD] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bar Harbor (Me.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Bar Harbor (Me.) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Bar Harbor (Me.) -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Lydia B. Vandenbergh ; edited by Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.
    GenrePictorial works.
    ContributionsShettleworth, Earle G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF29.B3 V36 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23059577M
    ISBN 109780892727056
    LC Control Number2009005712
    OCLC/WorldCa297145687

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