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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


  • Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.),
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Panoramas, cross sections, and diagrams provide a detailed portrayal of the construction of the Statue of Liberty, one of the nineteenth century"s greatest engineering feats.

Edition Notes

Statementby Mary J. Shapiro ; illustrated by Huck Scarry.
ContributionsScarry, Huck, ill.
LC ClassificationsF128.64.L6 S48 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2550876M
ISBN 100394869575, 039496957X
LC Control Number85042720

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