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Far corner, a personal view of the Pacific Northwest

Stewart Hall Holbrook

Far corner, a personal view of the Pacific Northwest

by Stewart Hall Holbrook

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Published by Comstock Editions in Sausalito, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Northwest, Pacific.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStewart H. Holbrook.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18310927M
    ISBN 100891740430
    OCLC/WorldCa22615613

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