The last American frontier.

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Published by Cooper Square Publisher in New York .

Written in English

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  • West (U.S.)


  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
  • West (U.S.) -- History.

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LC ClassificationsF591 .P34 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 402 p.
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5218801M
ISBN 100815403240
LC Control Number75115693

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