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Works under MDS 917.53044
- DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: Washington, D.C. by DK Publishing
- Fodor's Washington, D.C. by Fodor's
- Frommer's Complete Guide: Washington, DC by Elise Hartman Ford
- DK Eyewitness Travel : Top 10 : Washington, D.C. by Ron Burke
- Washington Schlepped Here: Walking in the Nation's Capital by Christopher Buckley
- Access Washington, D.C. by Richard Saul Wurman
- The White House: Its Historic Furnishings and First Families by Betty C. Monkman
- Washington on Foot by John J. Protopappas
- A Kid's Guide to Washington, D.C. by Diane C. Clarke
- National Geographic Traveler: Washington, DC by National Geographic Society
- Washington, D.C.: A Photographic Tour by Carol Highsmith
- On This Spot: Pinpointing the Past in Washington, D.C. by Douglas E. Evelyn
- One-Day Trips Through History: 200 Excursions Within 150 Miles of Washington, D.C. by Jane Ockershausen Smith
- 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Washington, DC: Including Suburban and Outlying Areas of Maryland and Virginia (2nd Edition) (60 Hikes - Menasha Ridge) by Paul Elliott
- Let's Go Washington, D.C. by Let's Go Inc.
- A Visit to Washington D.C. by Jill Krementz
- Mr. Lincoln's City: An Illustrated Guide to the Civil War Sites of Washington by Richard M. Lee
- Frommer's Day by Day: Washington, DC by Lauren Paige Kennedy
- Washington, D.C. For Dummies by Tom Price
- Insight City Guide Washington D.C. by Insight Guides
- What's in Washington, D.C.? by Laine Falk
- National Geographic's Driving Guides to America: Washington, D.C. and Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware by National Geographic Society
- Good Night Washington, DC by Adam Gamble
- Short Bike Rides in and Around Washington, D.C. by Michael Leccese
- Frommer's Color Complete Guide: Washington, DC by Elise H. Ford
- Frommer's $ A Day Guide: Washington, DC by Rena Bulkin
- A Kid's Guide To The White House: Is George Washington Upstairs? by Betty Debnam
- Fodor's Pocket Washington, D.C. by Fodor's
- Footnote Washington: Tracking the Engaging, Humorous, and Surprising Bypaths of Capital History by Bryson B. Rash
- Washington, City and Capital by Federal Writers Project
- 25 Bicycle Tours in and Around Washington D.C.: From the Capitol Steps to Country Roads by Anne H. Oman
- Washington D.C. (From Sea to Shining Sea) by Dennis Brindell Fradin
- God's Signature over the Nation's Capital: Evidences of Your Christian Heritage by Catherine Millard
- Quick Escapes Washington D.C. by John Fitzpatrick
- Washington D. C.: Sightseer's Guide by Anthony Pitch
- Frommer's Portable Guide: Washington, DC by Elise Ford
- Washington, D.C. Board Book by DK Publishing
- Newcomer's Handbook for Moving to and Living in Washington, DC Including Northern Virginia and Suburban Maryland by Mike Livingston
- Washington by Night: Vintage Photographs from the 30's by Volkmar Wentzel
- Family Guide Washington, DC (Eyewitness Travel Family Guides) by DK Publishing
- Lonely Planet Washington DC by Lonely Planet
- Undercover Washington: Touring the Sites Where Infamous Spies Lived, Worked, and Loved by Pamela Kessler
- Washington, D.C: A Scrapbook by Laura Lee Benson
- Going Places With Children in Washington, D.C. by Green Acres School
- The New Washington One-Day Trip Book: 101 Offbeat Excursions in and Around the Nations Capital by Jane Ockershausen
- Natural Washington: A Guide for Hikers, Bikers, Birders, and Other Lovers of Nature in the Greater Capital Area by Richard L. Berman
- Washington from the Ground Up by James H. S. McGregor
- Lonely Planet Washington, DC & the Capital Region by Jeff Williams
- I Love Washington Guide by Marilyn J. Appleberg
- Blue Guide Washington D.C. by Candyce H. Stapen
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