California and Alaska, and over the Canadian Pacific railway by William Seward Webb

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s sons in New York, London .

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  • Canadian Pacific railway. [from old catalog],
  • California -- Description and travel. [from old catalog],
  • Alaska -- Description and travel. [from old catalog],
  • Pacific coast -- Description and travel. [from old catalog]

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LC ClassificationsF851 .W36
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p.
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Open LibraryOL23283670M
LC Control Number01021612

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