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2 edition of The palimpsest found in the catalog.

The palimpsest

May 1922

by John Carl Parish

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Published by State Historical Society of Iowa in [Iowa City, Iowa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridges,
  • Church bells,
  • Career in law,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    An issue of the monthly journal entitled: The palimpsest, from May 1922.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John C. Parish
    ContributionsGallaher, Ruth A. (Ruth Augusta), b. 1882
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 133-167 ;
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25335556M
    OCLC/WorldCa794684357

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