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Historic Torrance

Dennis Shanahan

Historic Torrance

a pictorial history of Torrance, California

by Dennis Shanahan

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Legends Press in Redondo Beach, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Torrance (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Torrance (Calif.) -- History.,
    • Torrance (Calif.) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwritten by Dennis F. Shanahan and Charles Elliott, Jr.
      ContributionsElliott, Charles, 1946-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF869.T6 S46 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2877005M
      ISBN 10096088081X
      LC Control Number84081716
      OCLC/WorldCa11389257

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