wild horse of the West by Walker Demarquis Wyman

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Published by Caxton Printers in Caldwell, Idaho .

Written in English

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  • Horses.

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Statementby Walker D. Wyman ; illustrated by Harold Bryant.
ContributionsBryant, Harold.
The Physical Object
Pagination348 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14496528M

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