Winged canoes at Nootka, and other stories of the Evergreen Coast by Irene Simmons Phelan Stephen

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Published by Dent in Toronto .

Written in English

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Places:

  • British Columbia

Subjects:

  • British Columbia -- History -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S83 Wi
The Physical Object
Pagination227 p.
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6205255M
LC Control Number56019245
OCLC/WorldCa25435703

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