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The story of the Indian

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Published by D. Appleton in New York .
Written in English

  • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Bird Grinnell
    SeriesThe story of the West series
    LC ClassificationsE78.W5 G8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 270, [4] p., [16] leaves plates (1 fold.) :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15049103M
    LC Control Number02014417

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