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The Vanderbilts in my life

Shirley Burden

The Vanderbilts in my life

a personal memoir

by Shirley Burden

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Published by Ticknor & Fields in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vanderbilt family.,
  • Burden, Shirley.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Shirley Burden.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT274.V35 B87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4263207M
    ISBN 100899190499
    LC Control Number81009012
    OCLC/WorldCa7575611

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In addition, he is a correspondent. The collection of books that forms the Biltmore House Library reflects George Vanderbilt’s tastes and interests.

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