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Waldorf-in-the-Catskills

Harold Jaediker Taub

Waldorf-in-the-Catskills

the Grossinger legend

by Harold Jaediker Taub

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Published by Sterling Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grossinger, Ferndale, N.Y.,
  • Hotels -- New York (State).

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harold Jaediker Taub ; illustrated by John Fischetti.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX941.G75 T3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19776221M


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