The great Chicago bar & saloon guide by Dennis B. McCarthy

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Published by Chicago Review Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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  • Illinois,
  • Chicago.


  • Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Illinois -- Chicago.

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Other titlesThe great Chicago bar and saloon guide.
StatementDennis McCarthy.
LC ClassificationsTX950.57.I3 M32 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2651244M
ISBN 100914091689
LC Control Number85232954

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