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9 edition of Town planning for small communities found in the catalog.

Town planning for small communities

by Walpole town planning committee.

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Published by D. Appleton and company in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Walpole (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • City planning,
    • Walpole (Mass.) -- Public works

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Walpole town planning committee; Charles S. Bird, jr., chairman, George W. Towle, jr., Michael F. McCarthy, George H. Kingsbury, William J. W. Wheeler.
      SeriesNational municipal league series
      ContributionsBird, Charles Sumner, 1883- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA9030 .W3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 492 p.
      Number of Pages492
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6596979M
      LC Control Number17011219
      OCLC/WorldCa2591179

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