lady"s life in the Rocky Mountains. by Isabella L. Bird

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Published by J. Murray in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Rocky Mountains.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.,
  • Estes Park (Colo.)

Book details

The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23308762M
OCLC/WorldCa9964083

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