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Published by Houghton-Mifflin company in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Mississippi River

Subjects:

  • Canoes and canoeing,
  • Mississippi River -- Description and travel

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Major R. Raven-Hart.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF354 .R24
The Physical Object
Paginationviii p., 1 l., 243 [1] p.
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6376095M
LC Control Number38027664
OCLC/WorldCa2981908

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