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6 edition of Figures in a Western Landscape found in the catalog.

Figures in a Western Landscape

Men and Women of the Northern Rockies

by Elizabeth Stevenson

  • 42 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: historical,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • U.S. Local History - Western United States,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Western & Pacific Coast states,
  • Montana,
  • Regional Subjects - West,
  • History / General,
  • West (U.S.),
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Pioneers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8056019M
    ISBN 10076580736X
    ISBN 109780765807366
    OCLC/WorldCa45308729

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