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Northwest Corner: Oregon and Washington, the last frontier

Henry Hargrave Sheldon

Northwest Corner: Oregon and Washington, the last frontier

by Henry Hargrave Sheldon

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oregon -- Pictorial works.,
  • Washington (State) -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementphotos. by Henry Sheldon. Introd. and commentary by Stewart Holbrook.
    GenrePictorial works.
    ContributionsHolbrook, Stewart Hall, 1893-1964.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF852 .S45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii p., [116] plates
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14722912M

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