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Fort Henry an illustrated history by Stephen D. Mecredy

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Published by James Lorimer & Co. in Toronto .
Written in English



  • Fort Henry (Kingston, Ont.),
  • Kingston (Ont.)


  • Fort Henry (Kingston, Ont.),
  • Fort Henry (Kingston, Ont.) -- Pictorial works.,
  • Kingston (Ont.) -- History.,
  • Kingston (Ont.) -- History -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 93) and index.

StatementStephen D. Mecredy ; photography by Jeffrey Chiang and Jack Chiang ; foreword by Peter Trueman.
GenrePictorial works.
LC ClassificationsF1059.5.K5 M44 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6841319M
ISBN 101550286315
LC Control Number00340876

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