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Famous stories of the Wild West

Leonard Gribble

Famous stories of the Wild West

by Leonard Gribble

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Published by Barker in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith illustrations by Laszlo Acs.
The Physical Object
Pagination175p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17409980M

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