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Railroad schemes

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Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English



  • California


  • Gold mines and mining -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • California -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementCecelia Holland.
LC ClassificationsPS3558.O348 R35 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination428 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL696176M
ISBN 100786213213
LC Control Number97043661

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