The mountain men by George Laycock

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Published by Lyons & Burford in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • West (U.S.)


  • Fur trade -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Trapping -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
  • Fur traders -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Trappers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementGeorge Laycock ; introduction by Paul Schullery ; drawings by Tom Beecham.
LC ClassificationsF596 .L433 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 246 p. :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL811065M
ISBN 101558214542
LC Control Number95047955

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