Federal taxation and the preservation of America"s heritage

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Statementprepared for the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
ContributionsAnthony, Aubra H., Spatz, Ian D., United States. Advisory Council on Historic Preservation., National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States.
LC ClassificationsKF6535 .C66 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p. in various pagings :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2817399M
LC Control Number83602274

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