Life in the Rocky Mountains. by Warren Angus Ferris

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Published by Old West Pub. Co. in Denver .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Fur trade -- West (U.S.),
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.,
  • Yellowstone National Park.

Edition Notes

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StatementEdited and with a life of Ferris and a history of explorations and fur trade by Paul C. Phillips.
ContributionsPhillips, Paul C. 1883-1956.
The Physical Object
Paginationxcv, 365 p.
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13545206M
LC Control Number41014456

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