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On the Staked plain

Eric Philbrook Kelly

On the Staked plain

el Llano estacado

by Eric Philbrook Kelly

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

The frontispiece and illustrated t.-p. form a double plate; illustrated lining-papers.

Statementby Eric P. Kelly; illustrated by Harve Stein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K294 On
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p. 1., 250 p.
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6400068M
LC Control Number40007102
OCLC/WorldCa1542956

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