5 edition of The great American West found in the catalog.
The great American West
James D. Horan
|Statement||James D. Horan.|
|LC Classifications||F591 .H74 1978|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||303 p. :|
|Number of Pages||303|
|LC Control Number||78017424|
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