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2 edition of short history of California found in the catalog.

short history of California

Rockwell Dennis Hunt

short history of California

by Rockwell Dennis Hunt

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Published by Thomas Y. Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • California -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Rockwell D. Hunt ... and Nellie Van de Grift Sánchez ...
      ContributionsSanchez, Nellie Van de Grift, 1856-1935.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF861 .H96
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii p., 2 l., 3-671 p. :
      Number of Pages671
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6731627M
      LC Control Number29018096
      OCLC/WorldCa1526674

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