True tales of the plains by Buffalo Bill

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Published by Cupples & Leon in New York .

Written in English

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  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)

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Statementby Buffalo Bill (William F. Cody)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF594 .C676
The Physical Object
Pagination259 p.
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6999319M
LC Control Number08022608
OCLC/WorldCa5301075

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