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Published by Ginn and company in Boston, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
  • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.),
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statemented. by William Ellery Leonard ...
SeriesStandard English classics
ContributionsLeonard, William Ellery, 1876-1944, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF592 .P261
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 361 p. incl. front. (map)
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6525081M
LC Control Number10030100
OCLC/WorldCa1938574

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