Tales of the Kootenays

with historical sketches by the author and others by Fred J. Smyth

Publisher: J. J. Douglas in Vancouver

Written in English
Cover of: Tales of the Kootenays | Fred J. Smyth
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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1942 ed.

Statementby Fred J. Smyth.
LC ClassificationsF1089.K7 S5 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p. :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4611538M
ISBN 100888941374
LC Control Number77375293

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