Treasures of the American West
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Published by Balance House in New York .
Written in English


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Statementtext and commentaries by Harrison Eiteljorg ; foreword by Patricia Janis Broder.
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16527542M

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