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The first cowboys and those who followed.

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Published by Abelard-Schuman in New York .
Written in English



  • West (U.S.)


  • Cowboys -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 143-145.

LC ClassificationsF596 .Z87
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 150 p.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5289749M
ISBN 100200040014
LC Control Number72009545

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