A lady"s life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Correspondence,
  • Travel,
  • Women travelers,
  • Description and travel

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Book details

StatementIsabella L. Bird
SeriesStanfords travel classics, Stanfords travel classics
The Physical Object
Pagination174 pages
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26932055M
ISBN 101912081008
ISBN 109781912081004
OCLC/WorldCa966563670

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