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Buffalo Bill"s America

Louis S. Warren

Buffalo Bill"s America

William Cody and the Wild West Show

by Louis S. Warren

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementLouis S. Warren.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 652 p. :
Number of Pages652
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22723077M
ISBN 100375412166


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