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Chippendale beneath the factory wall by Shirley Fitzgerald

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Published by Hale & Ironmonger in Sydney .
Written in English



  • Chippendale (Sydney, N.S.W.)


  • Chippendale (Sydney, N.S.W.) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementShirley Fitzgerald.
SeriesSydney history series
LC ClassificationsDU180.C44 F58 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL487054M
ISBN 100868063991
LC Control Number98216658

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