Illustrated description of the city of Quebec and the surrounding country issued by the Passenger Department of the Quebec Central Railway, Sherbrooke, P.Q.

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ContributionsQuebec Central Railway Company.
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Pagination1 microfiche (18 fr.)
Number of Pages18
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Open LibraryOL20987381M
ISBN 100665589336

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