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Published by Leisure Books in New York City .
Written in English

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDavid Thompson
SeriesWilderness -- 11
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 994 vol. 16
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p. ;
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24800884M
ISBN 100843933437
LC Control Number98809901

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